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# Nearly there

Last year
Murray sinks 37 points as Nuggets rout Lakers to close in on NBA finals
All time
Evenepoel closes in on Vuelta victory after increasing overall lead after stage 18
Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams have qualified for the World Cup
Mbappe scores match-winning penalty as PSG close in on Ligue 1 title
Celtic take massive step towards title as they inflict first home defeat on Rangers in two years
FAI expect to finalise contract extension for Stephen Kenny by next month
Juventus complete €75m signing of Vlahovic from Fiorentina
Everton full-back Digne set for Villa medical as €30m fee is agreed
Shamrock Rovers maintain nine-point lead at the top after hard-fought win over Derry City
Sheffield United complete club-record deal for Liverpool youngster Brewster
Real Madrid close in on La Liga title with eighth consecutive win
Liverpool on verge of the title as they demolish Crystal Palace
Dundalk three wins from title after late Kelly header sees off Cork City
Highly-rated Cork City defender set to sign for Championship side Hull today
Katie Taylor's undisputed showdown against Persoon still awaiting confirmation
Celtic close in on eighth straight Scottish Premiership title as Rangers ease to victory
Taylor overcomes career-toughest test and batters Volante to win third world title
Mixed news for Ireland and Burnley duo on the injury comeback trail
Sinclair header sees Celtic close in on Europa League knockout stages
Stressed about your Leaving or Junior Cert? Here are some tips to help you stay calm
Fabulous Frampton survives hairy 11th to see off 'dangerous motherf*****r' Donaire
'We're a point closer and it will be nice to win the league back at home'
'We've nothing to fear from them' - Bohs stand in the way of Cork City and the Premier Division title
'If someone said you'd be within two points of winning the league, you'd have taken their hand off'
Liverpool have one final hurdle to jump tonight before a long-awaited Champions League return
Dominant Limerick just one point off Premier Division return after victory over Cabinteely
A small island has Hillary Clinton on the verge of making history
O'Neill enthused by Arter and Judge but Damien Delaney's Euro hopes a long-shot
Hannon stars as Limerick defeat Cork to close in on Munster SHL final
Ireland's James McGee one win away from the main draw of Australian Open
Grief-stricken Hungary beat Norway to edge one step closer to Euro 2016
Limerick's great escape still on after play-off first leg at a jam-packed Markets Field
Limerick fans sing 'that's why you're champions' to Dundalk players after comeback
Pope puts Cork woman one step closer to becoming a saint
6 signs we've reached peak Dry January
Daniel Sturridge in 'final stages' of rehab (but don't expect to see him this weekend)
Open thread: How are you coping with the first day back to work?
VIDEO: Emotional Steven Gerrard gathers Liverpool in for post-match team-talk as title comes within reach
4 pets that can ALMOST reach... but not quite
Walcott getting closer to signing new Arsenal deal