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#On top of the world

# on-top-of-the-world - This year 2022

'Over the moon' - Two golds and bronze wrap up successful World Championships for Ireland
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'Over the moon' - Two golds and bronze wrap up successful World Championships for Ireland

Aug 15th 2022, 6:28 PM 6,889 Views 2 Comments

Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal secured a sixth World Championship title.

Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time
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Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time

May 8th 2022, 3:00 PM 24,510 Views 16 Comments

Kami Rita, whose father was among the first Sherpa guides, first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since.

# on-top-of-the-world - Last year 2021

Kenya's Chepkoech sets new 5km road world record in Monaco
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Kenya's Chepkoech sets new 5km road world record in Monaco

Feb 14th 2021, 1:47 PM 8,252 Views 6 Comments

The former best time of 14:44 was set by the Netherland’s Sifan Hassan in 2019.

# on-top-of-the-world - All time

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement
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# On Top Of The World

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement

Dec 8th 2020, 10:52 AM 16,729 Views 27 Comments

The new official height of the world’s tallest peak is 8,848.86 metres.

'I think they've given a lot of people hope': Made in Africa, champions with Liverpool
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'I think they've given a lot of people hope': Made in Africa, champions with Liverpool

Jul 24th 2020, 3:00 PM 11,865 Views 6 Comments

Sadio Mané and Mo Salah have been trailblazers for African football with their exploits for the 2020 Premier League winners.

'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double
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# World Beater

'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double

Oct 6th 2019, 12:16 AM 6,913 Views 10 Comments

The world 1,500m and 10,000m champion insists ‘ I have been clean all my life’.

US great Felix adds to remarkable gold haul and breaks Bolt's record for world titles
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US great Felix adds to remarkable gold haul and breaks Bolt's record for world titles

Sep 29th 2019, 9:15 PM 8,715 Views 0 Comments

Her team romped to mixed relay gold in Doha.

Johnny Sexton crowned World Rugby Player of the Year
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# The Perfect 10

Johnny Sexton crowned World Rugby Player of the Year

Nov 25th 2018, 10:12 PM 79,948 Views 128 Comments

What an achievement.

Ireland named 2018 World Rugby Team of the Year while Schmidt takes top coach gong
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Ireland named 2018 World Rugby Team of the Year while Schmidt takes top coach gong

Nov 25th 2018, 10:07 PM 19,581 Views 14 Comments

Some going.

Key Ireland midfielder O'Sullivan helps US side past Lyon to historic silverware
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# World Beaters

Key Ireland midfielder O'Sullivan helps US side past Lyon to historic silverware

Jul 31st 2018, 6:59 PM 7,493 Views 0 Comments

North Carolina Courage lifted the inaugural Women’s International Champions Cup crown.

Irish adventurer Jason Black reaches summit of world's most dangerous mountain
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Irish adventurer Jason Black reaches summit of world's most dangerous mountain

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 36,146 Views 30 Comments

He is only the third Irish person ever to scale K2, the world’s second-highest peak.

Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain
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Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain

Jul 30th 2017, 7:00 PM 14,794 Views 19 Comments

Derek Mahon from Dublin climbed Mount Everest in 2014.

Forget about Augusta and St Andrews - Irish golf course named best in the world
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Forget about Augusta and St Andrews - Irish golf course named best in the world

Jan 5th 2016, 7:38 PM 26,216 Views 13 Comments

The home of golf.

Conor McGregor partied like a champ after winning the UFC interim belt
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Conor McGregor partied like a champ after winning the UFC interim belt

Jul 13th 2015, 4:13 PM 26,304 Views 14 Comments

The Notorious celebrated his win over Chad Mendes with friends, family and a band of merry Irish fans.

Interview: Galway native on top of the world after North Pole victory
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Interview: Galway native on top of the world after North Pole victory

Apr 20th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,399 Views 17 Comments

Gary Thornton was more relieved than anything else to finish the icy course last week.

Rory and G-Mac surge into a share of World Cup lead
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Rory and G-Mac surge into a share of World Cup lead

Nov 25th 2011, 10:47 AM 1,050 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are currently tied on -13 with Australia after day two at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup in China.