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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Milestone

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Advantage Real Madrid as Ronaldo's 100th European goal puts holders in the driving seat
Zinedine Zidane’s men claimed a 2-1 win over 10-man Bayern Munich in their Champions League quarter-final first leg.
1000 not out: The legend that is Gigi Buffon is about to reach another milestone
The Italy and Juventus goalkeeper made his professional debut 22 years ago.
'I'm really excited for what the future holds for the country': Roche impressed with Ireland's new style
The Sunderland striker reached 50 senior caps for the Girls in Green this week.
Totti blasts in 250th Serie A goal, but Roma lose to Joe Hart and Torino
The most important Roman since Romulus will celebrate his 40th birthday this week.
It's official: Apple has sold a billion iPhones
It took more than nine years for it to pass that marker.
Apple is expected to announce a major milestone tonight
But it may not help it reverse a slowdown in iPhone sales.
Classy Cavendish claims 30th Tour stage win with superb sprint finish
There were no changes in the general classification as Chris Froome and his main rivals finished safely in the peloton.
Laois book first Leinster minor final place in 9 years with win over Offaly
Evan Lowry scored the second-half goal that sealed victory in a convincing win for his side.
Fresh air, good food and a morning coffee: 106-year-old shares secrets to long and healthy life
Elizabeth Dempsey still enjoys the odd glass of sherry and having her hair set every week and her nails manicured.
This is now the second best-selling videogame of all time
But Minecraft has a long way to go before it takes the top spot.
Six St Patrick's Day winners for Ireland as Vautour flies highest in Ryanair Chase
There was a treble for Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh along with victories for Gordon Elliott, Colm Murphy and Patrick Kelly on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival.
Luis Suarez has taken just 31 games to reach 30 goals for Barcelona
The Catalan giants are safely though to the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey after tonight’s victory.
Federer outguns Dimitrov to become first man to reach 300 Grand Slam wins
The 17-time major winner has reached the round of 16 in Melbourne for the 14th time in his past 15 appearances.
Rooney delighted to sit alongside 'legend' Law after late winner against CSKA Moscow
Man United moved to the top of Group B with a priceless win on Tuesday evening.
Dan Tuohy starts for Ulster after missing out on World Cup call
Meanwhile,Paul Marshall has reached a milestone.
Cristiano Ronaldo bags his 500th career goal, Juve and PSG claim wins
The Portugal attacker reached a major milestone against Malmo on Wednesday, joining football luminaries such as Pele and Gerd Muller.
Brady joins NFL greats with 400th TD pass, Steelers lose Roethlisberger to knee injury
The New England Patriots continued their perfect start to the season last night.
'I was drunk my first two years' Pearce Hanley speaks ahead of 100th AFL game
The former Mayo footballer is reaching a landmark day in his career.
New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders
There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.
This strike made Lionel Messi the greatest goalscorer in Champions League history
Messi’s 72nd goal takes him past Raul for the record.
It's official: now nobody can say they have scored more La Liga goals than Lionel Messi
By the time he retires, Messi will have probably doubled the record.
O'Sullivan: 'No more Garda stations will be closed down'
Minister Frances Fitzgerald said the Garda Inspectorate report into serious crime investigations will be a ‘road map’ for the future.
100 not out: Gordon D’Arcy’s career in numbers to mark a century of European caps
D’Arcy has been wearing Leinster blue since just after his Leaving Cert.
'It was a fairytale ending' - O'Shea bags injury-time equaliser and 100th cap
The experienced defender struck in the 94th minute to earn Ireland a 1-1 draw.
Eto'o puts Chelsea in the driving seat after four minutes
The Cameroonian striker scored his 30th Champions League goal at Stamford Bridge tonight.
Slideshow: 27 images from record setter Donncha O’Callaghan’s Munster career
The second row enjoyed a proud moment during last night’s victory over Zebre.
NAMA redeems €750m in senior bonds from IBRC liquidation
It brings the total amount of these bonds redeemed to €1.75 billion.
150-cap Rory Best focused only on the elusive home quarter-final
The Ulster hooker says his side are up against a ‘ruthless’ Leicester team tomorrow.
Ronaldo's 400th career goal seals victory for Real Madrid
Karim Benzema was also on target against Celta Vigo as Carlo Ancelotti’s men moved to within five points of the top.
Lampard becomes Chelsea's all-time record goalscorer at Villa
Goals number 202 and 203 for the midfielder mean he has broken Bobby Tambling’s record.
It's the 150th Louth derby tonight, so here are 5 memorable past meetings
Dundalk host Drogheda United for a historic game at Oriel Park this evening.
Benitez pays tribute to Lampard after 200th Chelsea goal
The strike came in yesterday’s 2-0 win over West Ham at Stamford Bridge.
VIDEO: Kobe Bryant becomes youngest NBA player to score 30,000 points
Bryant became only the fifth player to hit the milestone with his points against the New Orleans Hornets last night.
VIDEO: Messi breaks Pele's record with a double in Mallorca
The Barcelona star scored his 76th goal of 2012 during their 4-2 win earlier tonight.
Mourinho aims to emulate Ferguson
“Fifty is a number with a certain impact — it’s a number I believe sometimes has a psychologically negative impact on many people because they realise the world spins very, very fast and our lives are very, very short.”
Ageless: 'Bionic' Zanetti set for 800th Inter appearance
The 39-year-old Argentine reaches a milestone in the Europa League tonight.
200 not out: Donner now amongst the most brave and faithful servants
After 14 years, Donncha O’Callaghan will serve Munster for the 200th time today. Plenty more where that came from.
Ton-dulkar: Sachin finally lands historic 100th international century
It’s okay, India, you can open your eyes again. He’s done it.
Landmark: Albrighton scores 20,000th Premier League goal
The Villa winger’s 54th minute strike goes into the record books.
Horgan ready to make a little bit of Leinster history
The winger will make his 200th appearance for the province later on this evening when they take on Munster in Thomond Park (k.o. 19:30).