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'Destroyed' rugby player's career ended by Paris attacks
Aristide Barraud, who played at fly-half or scrum-half for Italian club Mogliano, was advised to give up the sport.
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5 of the most bizarre sporting injuries
Dustin Johnson is just the latest in a long line of athletes who have ended up on the sidelines after suffering unfortunate setbacks.
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An own goal by 'The Octopus' earned Stoke a big win today
Mark Hughes’ side have moved up to 10th following today’s victory, with Heurelho Gomes diverting the ball into his own net.
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Mourinho: Man United the Premier League's unluckiest team
After seeing his team denied a win by Olivier Giroud’s late equaliser for Arsenal, the the Red Devils boss was frustrated.
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Irish defenders are officially cursed this week
It’s been a couple of days to forget for the Boys in Green at the back.
# Looking Back
The tragic tale of Max Brito -- the Ivorian player paralysed at the 1995 Rugby World Cup
One 24-year-old winger’s life was altered irrevocably just over 20 years ago during a match with Tonga.
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Neymar out for two weeks with mumps
The 23-year-old has previously been vaccinated against the viral disease.
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A difficult season just got worse for Ireland's Darron Gibson
The midfielder could be set to miss Ireland’s clash with Scotland after his latest setback.
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Tearful Diego Costa limps out of La Liga title decider
The Atletico star is now a major doubt for the Champions League final.
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Australian Matthews retains Giro lead, as Ireland's Roche involved in bad crash
The Irish cyclist lost 15 minutes in general classification ultimately.
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Munster scrum-half Sheridan ruled out with broken forearm
The Sligo native will miss three to four months after surgery on the injury.
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Irish athlete Sean Greenwood suffered a bad crash in Sochi today
He finished in last place after the second heat of the skeleton event partially as a result of the accident.
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US-based Irish basketball star's dream scuppered
Travis Black has been disqualified from competing in the sport by the NCAA.
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Setback for Mayo as Cillian O’Connor dislocates shoulder
The player will be properly assessed in the coming days but the initial signs do not look promising.
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VIDEO: Di Canio out of luck as Chelsea down Sunderland, last-gasp Newcastle beat Fulham
John O’Shea’s deflected header had given his side the lead.
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Barcelona-Milan result costs punter potential £1m windfall
Unlucky son.
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Good news Fergie! Casillas ruled out of United clash
Meanwhile, United’s Italian striker Federico Macheda has been loaned to VfB Stuttgart until the end of the season.
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Wales's Morgan Stoddart retires due to injury
A double leg fracture suffered in a World Cup warm-up match has ended the career of the Llanelli Scarlets man.
# Review
Glory for Haug in Auckland triathlon as Morrison fails to finish
Morrison subsequently revealed she had failed to fully recover from the effects of a cold prior to the event.
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Olympics: Croat high jump star Vlasic out of Games
The athlete, who won a silver medal in 2008, has failed to recover from a foot problem.
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Formula One driver De Villota loses eye in test accident
The driver’s family have thanked medical staff for their efforts following her accident .
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Injury setback: Fitzgerald set to undergo surgery
The winger is set to miss the rest of the season, including Leinster’s Heineken Cup final against Ulster.
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Lawrence ruled out of Estonia games
Meanwhile, Ireland remain hopeful that Leon Best and John O’Shea will be fit for the play-off encounters.