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#Mind Games?

# mind-games - Monday 1 January, 2018

Women have a psychological advantage over men in sport - here's how it helps them under pressure
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Women have a psychological advantage over men in sport - here's how it helps them under pressure

Jan 1st 2018, 10:30 AM 4,654 Views 7 Comments

“In the world of elite tennis, women are better under pressure than men are. They choke less.”

# mind-games - Friday 3 November, 2017

'The record belongs to you, Arsene!' - Guardiola dismisses Man City's invincible prospects
# Mind Games?
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# Mind Games?

'The record belongs to you, Arsene!' - Guardiola dismisses Man City's invincible prospects

Nov 3rd 2017, 6:28 PM 6,511 Views 13 Comments

City face the Gunners on Sunday.

# mind-games - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Mental skills: How telling yourself a good story can lead to success
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Mental skills: How telling yourself a good story can lead to success

Aug 31st 2017, 4:31 PM 3,695 Views 0 Comments

Performance narratives are key to battling negative thoughts.

# mind-games - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'We play football in every part of the pitch - they don't': Kenny Shiels blasts 'long ball' Cork City
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

'We play football in every part of the pitch - they don't': Kenny Shiels blasts 'long ball' Cork City

Jun 22nd 2017, 9:21 PM 5,352 Views 31 Comments

Derry meet the league leaders at Maginn Park tomorrow night.

# mind-games - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'They'll be under big pressure to live up to what happened 12 years ago'
# Test Week
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# Test Week

'They'll be under big pressure to live up to what happened 12 years ago'

Jun 18th 2017, 9:39 AM 6,598 Views 6 Comments

There’s a game to come on Tuesday in Hamilton but this is very much Test week for the Lions.

# mind-games - Friday 16 June, 2017

'He keeps telling us he's got something up his sleeve other than his arm'
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

'He keeps telling us he's got something up his sleeve other than his arm'

Jun 16th 2017, 11:41 AM 9,112 Views 11 Comments

Steve Hansen was in chirpy form after the All Blacks’ 12-try win over Samoa.

# mind-games - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Lions schedule criticised by All Blacks coach Hansen
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Lions schedule criticised by All Blacks coach Hansen

May 30th 2017, 10:02 AM 9,983 Views 3 Comments

Warren Gatland’s side arrive in New Zealand tomorrow.

# mind-games - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Hansen: Lions could buckle under pressure
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Hansen: Lions could buckle under pressure

May 16th 2017, 9:56 AM 5,280 Views 8 Comments

The mind games have started.

# mind-games - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Mourinho: City favourites for top four, not United
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Mourinho: City favourites for top four, not United

Apr 26th 2017, 8:06 AM 4,375 Views 43 Comments

We have a Manchester derby tomorrow night.

# mind-games - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Morrissey: The boy with the form in his side
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Morrissey: The boy with the form in his side

Apr 20th 2017, 8:30 PM 6,921 Views 4 Comments

The Cork City midfielder has learned that satisfaction as a professional footballer doesn’t require living abroad.

# mind-games - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'They have a hard edge but so have we' - Fitzmaurice hits back at 'lack of balance' in Dublin-Kerry narrative
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

'They have a hard edge but so have we' - Fitzmaurice hits back at 'lack of balance' in Dublin-Kerry narrative

Apr 5th 2017, 7:30 AM 14,100 Views 59 Comments

The sides meet again this weekend.

# mind-games - Monday 13 March, 2017

'Ireland were favourites but they haven’t won the Six Nations': Jones begins mind games
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

'Ireland were favourites but they haven’t won the Six Nations': Jones begins mind games

Mar 13th 2017, 3:54 PM 9,652 Views 22 Comments

Here we go.

# mind-games - Monday 27 February, 2017

England rugby coach Jones wonders if Scotland can back up 'big talk'
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

England rugby coach Jones wonders if Scotland can back up 'big talk'

Feb 27th 2017, 3:00 PM 23,869 Views 19 Comments

The Calcutta Cup will be a clash of egos in a fortnight’s time.

# mind-games - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Kevin McManamon: I wouldn’t be playing for Dublin if I didn’t use sports psychology
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Kevin McManamon: I wouldn’t be playing for Dublin if I didn’t use sports psychology

Jan 17th 2017, 9:21 PM 26,446 Views 11 Comments

McManamon labelled the criticism of sports psychology as “absolute nonsense.”

# mind-games - Friday 23 December, 2016

7 mental tricks Olympic athletes use to perform under pressure
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

7 mental tricks Olympic athletes use to perform under pressure

Dec 23rd 2016, 2:20 PM 8,769 Views 6 Comments

Allyson Felix tunes out distractions and other psychological strategies.

# mind-games - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Hansen: Ireland won the last game easy, they have to be the favourites
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Hansen: Ireland won the last game easy, they have to be the favourites

Nov 17th 2016, 1:55 PM 4,758 Views 8 Comments

Mind games from the All Blacks coach?

# mind-games - Friday 26 August, 2016

Zidane brushes aside Pique's Champions League jibe
# Trolling
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# Trolling

Zidane brushes aside Pique's Champions League jibe

Aug 26th 2016, 6:51 PM 9,331 Views 3 Comments

The defender indicated Real Madrid were the beneficiaries of a fortuitous draw.

# mind-games - Monday 13 June, 2016

'Ireland weren't interested in playing,' says Springboks coach Coetzee
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

'Ireland weren't interested in playing,' says Springboks coach Coetzee

Jun 13th 2016, 1:54 PM 13,916 Views 26 Comments

The South Africa head coach said Ireland just wanted to bog the Boks down in their own 22.

# mind-games - Monday 23 May, 2016

'They're 4-time champions, 3-time Heineken Cup winners. We must be 50/1?'
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

'They're 4-time champions, 3-time Heineken Cup winners. We must be 50/1?'

May 23rd 2016, 8:00 AM 30,784 Views 48 Comments

John Muldoon is stirring the pot nicely ahead of next weekend’s Pro12 final against Leinster.

# mind-games - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao played out an extremely edgy penalty shoot-out tonight
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao played out an extremely edgy penalty shoot-out tonight

Apr 14th 2016, 11:25 PM 7,916 Views 2 Comments

The battle of the two Spanish sides had plenty of fireworks.

# mind-games - Monday 11 April, 2016

McIlroy: The occasion got to me again
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

McIlroy: The occasion got to me again

Apr 11th 2016, 1:58 PM 12,629 Views 17 Comments

But the Northern Irishman insists he has learned some valuable lessons at Augusta.

# mind-games - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Manchester United goalkeeping legend conjures some heroics in his comeback game
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Manchester United goalkeeping legend conjures some heroics in his comeback game

Mar 13th 2016, 11:30 AM 10,184 Views 7 Comments

Edwin van der Sar turned back the clock as he turned out for a fourth-tier Dutch side yesterday.

# mind-games - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

'Tottenham are title favourites'
# Claim
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# Claim

'Tottenham are title favourites'

Mar 1st 2016, 10:42 AM 4,481 Views 5 Comments

Spurs’ 2-1 win over Swansea on Sunday kept the pressure on Leicester at the top of the table.

# mind-games - Saturday 27 February, 2016

The Frampton-Quigg row over the 'star' dressing room has definitively been resolved
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

The Frampton-Quigg row over the 'star' dressing room has definitively been resolved

Feb 27th 2016, 8:43 PM 8,073 Views 9 Comments

Barry McGuigan claimed at Friday’s weigh-in that, in truth, his fighter’s team “couldn’t give a toss” about it.

# mind-games - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Eddie Jones stirs the pot: 'Sexton's mother and father would be worried about the whiplash'
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Eddie Jones stirs the pot: 'Sexton's mother and father would be worried about the whiplash'

Feb 25th 2016, 1:58 PM 11,122 Views 28 Comments

The England coach has been full of chat ahead of Saturday’s crucial clash at Twickenham.

# mind-games - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

'That's his thing' - Ireland not biting on Jones' Stoke City comparison
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

'That's his thing' - Ireland not biting on Jones' Stoke City comparison

Feb 24th 2016, 6:00 AM 7,136 Views 9 Comments

Assistant coach Simon Easterby says Ireland are not concerned with Jones’ media tactics.

# mind-games - Saturday 6 February, 2016

'Probably not unusual for Wales' - Ireland set scrum record straight
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

'Probably not unusual for Wales' - Ireland set scrum record straight

Feb 6th 2016, 7:27 PM 13,378 Views 19 Comments

Greg Feek is unsure how legal Welsh loosehead Rob Evans is at scrum time.

# mind-games - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

'Dwell on the past, you're going to be stuck there': O'Donnell at peace with World Cup woe
# Notorious Tod
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# Notorious Tod

'Dwell on the past, you're going to be stuck there': O'Donnell at peace with World Cup woe

Jan 27th 2016, 6:30 AM 4,954 Views 4 Comments

The flanker’s healthy mind has helped his body to follow suit after a horrible dislocated hip injury in August.

# mind-games - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Warren Gatland fancies Ireland's chances of a Six Nations hat-trick
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Warren Gatland fancies Ireland's chances of a Six Nations hat-trick

Jan 19th 2016, 10:01 PM 8,778 Views 14 Comments

The mind games have started.

# mind-games - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Did Aldo get under McGregor's skin at the UFC 194 weigh-ins?
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Did Aldo get under McGregor's skin at the UFC 194 weigh-ins?

Dec 12th 2015, 12:01 AM 38,228 Views 65 Comments

The Brazilian mimicked his opponent and McGregor didn’t like it.

# mind-games - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Big Sam: I enjoy winding up 'arrogant' Wenger more than anyone
# Shots Fired
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# Shots Fired

Big Sam: I enjoy winding up 'arrogant' Wenger more than anyone

Oct 13th 2015, 1:13 PM 6,256 Views 15 Comments

Sunderland’s new boss also had a pop at Rafa Benitez, saying the 2005 Champions League win had ‘nowt’ to do with him.

# mind-games - Friday 9 October, 2015

Saint-André: 'Ireland are favourites, the pressure is all on their shoulders'
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Saint-André: 'Ireland are favourites, the pressure is all on their shoulders'

Oct 9th 2015, 12:00 PM 13,446 Views 20 Comments

The France head coach is expecting Joe Schmidt to unleash the moves he has been holding back.

# mind-games - Monday 21 September, 2015

Man City beware! United have sent out a statement of title intent, says van Gaal
# Man On A Mission
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# Man On A Mission

Man City beware! United have sent out a statement of title intent, says van Gaal

Sep 21st 2015, 7:53 PM 5,921 Views 11 Comments

The Old Trafford boss has his sights set nt on their local rivals at the top of the table.

# mind-games - Saturday 29 August, 2015

'I don't think Ireland play a lot of rugby' - Victorious Wales coach Gatland
# Winner
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# Winner

'I don't think Ireland play a lot of rugby' - Victorious Wales coach Gatland

Aug 29th 2015, 6:49 PM 19,766 Views 57 Comments

The 2013 Lions boss says Ireland were narrow and didn’t make Wales uncomfortable in defence.

# mind-games - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Mourinho trolls Man City by saying transfer target de Bruyne was 'crying every day' at Chelsea
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Mourinho trolls Man City by saying transfer target de Bruyne was 'crying every day' at Chelsea

Aug 22nd 2015, 1:42 PM 11,344 Views 8 Comments

The Belgian was ‘an upset kid’ while at Stamford Bridge according to his former boss.

# mind-games - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Cody 'absolutely certain' that Waterford can win the All-Ireland hurling title
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Cody 'absolutely certain' that Waterford can win the All-Ireland hurling title

Aug 4th 2015, 9:39 AM 10,745 Views 15 Comments

Kilkenny boss Brian Cody is impressed by the Déise.

# mind-games - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

'Some of the Tipperary players are some of the best that have ever played the game'
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

'Some of the Tipperary players are some of the best that have ever played the game'

Jul 7th 2015, 12:05 AM 6,857 Views 9 Comments

Waterford and Tipperary meet in Sunday’s Munster SHC final.

# mind-games - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Kavanagh 'blown away' by how easily McGregor has gotten under Aldo's skin
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Kavanagh 'blown away' by how easily McGregor has gotten under Aldo's skin

Mar 25th 2015, 1:29 PM 11,848 Views 10 Comments

Has McGregor broken the champ already?

# mind-games - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Jose Mourinho trolls 'most aggressive' opponent PSG ahead of Champions League clash
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Jose Mourinho trolls 'most aggressive' opponent PSG ahead of Champions League clash

Mar 11th 2015, 6:07 PM 4,800 Views 1 Comment

Chelsea boss unhappy with treatment of Eden Hazard in first leg of the knock-out tie.

# mind-games - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Arnold Schwarzenegger explains how he used psychological warfare to become the world's greatest bodybuilder
# Mind Games
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# Mind Games

Arnold Schwarzenegger explains how he used psychological warfare to become the world's greatest bodybuilder

Feb 8th 2015, 2:31 PM 9,920 Views 12 Comments

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