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# Perseverance

This year
Julian Alvarez inspires City's late show to overcome stubborn RB Leipzig
Champions League holders continue defence of title with 3-1 win in Germany.
'They are a lesson to everybody in terms of how you come back'
Monaghan’s performance against Derry showed once again their capacity to learn and recover from defeats.
'I played for my mum. She needed to know life doesn’t stop' - Serge Aurier
The Nottingham Forest defender’s brother Christopher was shot dead outside a nightclub in France in July 2020.
Last year
Mars rover captures first sound of 'dust devil' on red planet
The first-of-its-kind audio captures not only rumbling gusts of up to 25mph but also the pinging of hundreds of dust particles against Perseverance.
Lunchbox-sized instrument successfully generates oxygen on Mars
It is hoped that at full capacity, the system should generate enough oxygen to sustain humans once they arrive on Mars.
History-maker Israel Olatunde broke Irish record with 'burst' spikes
The 20-year-old finished sixth in the final of the 100m at the European Championships last night.
French athlete assaulted just before race, still wins in eyepatch
Wilfried Happio won the national title at the weekend despite the violent incident.
Selby crashes out in epic clash after losing longest frame in Crucible history
The defending champion came off worst against Yan Bingtao in the 22nd frame lasting 85 minutes and 22 seconds – comfortably eclipsing the previous mark of 79 and a half minutes.
Mustaki savours 'night to remember' after beating cancer and serious injury to play for Ireland
The Shelbourne player made her senior international debut last night.
All time
Cambridge Dictionary reveals its word of the year for 2021
The word has been looked up on its website more than 243,000 times globally during 2021.
NASA successfully completes first-ever controlled helicopter flight on another planet
The helicopter beamed images of the feat back to Earth this morning.
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter is preparing for the first-ever powered flight on another planet
The ultra-light aircraft was on board the Perseverance rover when it landed on Mars in February.
Nasa’s new Mars rover hits the dusty red road in its first test drive
The Perseverance rover completed a drive lasting more than half an hour.
NASA releases panorama view of landing site of Perseverance rover on Mars
The panorama is composed of 142 individual images stitched together on Earth, NASA said.
Nasa unveils new video and audio captured by Perseverance as it landed on Mars
The agency also released new images the rover took on the Martian surface.
Nasa’s Perseverance rover sends back first colour images from Mars
The rover – a scientific laboratory the size of a car – is on a mission to search for signs of ancient life.
Nasa's Perseverance rover set for 'seven minutes of terror' as it seeks to land on Mars this evening
Perseverance is the largest and most sophisticated vehicle ever sent to Mars.
Ed Byrne on verge of cap to reward his immense feat of perseverance
The Carlow loosehead spent 28 months on the sideline before starting his rise to this point in 2017.
'He couldn't get first-team football at Bohs' - new Spurs signing Matt Doherty's remarkable rise
The Dubliner recently completed a move to Jose Mourinho’s side.
NASA launches latest rover mission to search for life on Mars
The rocket took off in California despite a 4.2 magnitude earthquake.
Perseverance: NASA announces name of next Mars rover ahead of July launch
It will be the fifth exploratory vehicle on the Red Planet.
Former Ireland U21 captain refusing to succumb to repeated setbacks
Few are more familiar with the road to recovery than Tommie Hoban.
'Bit like the Bath incident': Stockdale ends unwanted streak as Ulster beat Munster
Munster boss Johann van Graan, meanwhile, was disappointed to see his side lose touch after trailing by just seven at half-time.
Drama as Cabinteely beat Longford on penalties to advance in play-offs
Rob Manley scored the winning penalty for his side.
The Ireland and Liverpool star unwilling to settle for second best
After a trophy-filled career, Niamh Fahey hopes her club success can finally translate to international level.
'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself'
Ireland’s Sanita Puspure on overcoming doubt and personal adversity in 2018 to become a world champion.
Gunners shade epic Munster Club quarter-final
The teams were level seven times across the 80 minutes.
'They soldiered on when it was easier to give up and say, 'why do I need this s**t?"
Cora Staunton goes in search of a fifth All-Ireland medal this weekend.
'You give your life to this... It affects everyone'
John Caulfield paid tribute to his team and particularly veteran midfielder Colin Healy after his side’s FAI Cup win yesterday.
'You don’t feel sorry for yourself' - Stephen Rochford on Mayo's two freak own goals
“We’d be fairly disappointed with a number of aspects of the game,” the coach added.
'I was close' - Eoin Larkin considered calling it quits earlier this year
The Kilkenny forward endured a tough season with injuries.
'We must keep the squad together,' says Kean
The manager also admitted his side had “lost a lot of confidence over the last six months in particular”.
Clarke almost quit, according to agent
Golfer’s agent claims he was on the verge of quitting the game only months prior to his Open success.