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#Record Breaker

# record-breaker - Friday 13 July, 2012

PHOTOS: This is what the largest atlas in the world looks like
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PHOTOS: This is what the largest atlas in the world looks like

Jul 13th 2012, 8:59 PM 10,290 Views 16 Comments

The atlas weighs in at more than 23 stone and each page is almost 2 metres high.

# record-breaker - Sunday 8 July, 2012

I never stopped believing says Federer after Wimbledon win number seven
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# Seventh Heaven

I never stopped believing says Federer after Wimbledon win number seven

Jul 8th 2012, 7:41 PM 7,172 Views 15 Comments

The Swiss maestro cherished the ‘great moment’ of his record-breaking 17th Grand Slam and praised Andy Murray.

# record-breaker - Monday 11 June, 2012

Nadal claims magnificent seventh French Open win
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Nadal claims magnificent seventh French Open win

Jun 11th 2012, 1:43 PM 269 Views 1 Comment

After the rain halted his progress yesterday, the Spaniard ended Djokovic’s hope with a 7-5 fourth set victory.

# record-breaker - Monday 21 May, 2012

Melanie Nocher breaks Irish 200m Backstroke record and qualifies for European finals
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Melanie Nocher breaks Irish 200m Backstroke record and qualifies for European finals

May 21st 2012, 7:00 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast-born swimmer will need to find an extra 0.8 of a second if she is to make the Olympic A standard.

# record-breaker - Thursday 3 May, 2012

VIDEO: Lionel Messi breaks Müller record with another hat-trick
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VIDEO: Lionel Messi breaks Müller record with another hat-trick

May 3rd 2012, 1:28 PM 468 Views 1 Comment

While he was at it, Messi also surpassed a record set by Pelé. You know, just for the craic.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Poles apart: 'The only person who can beat me is myself,' says Yelena Isinbayeva
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# Going For Gold

Poles apart: 'The only person who can beat me is myself,' says Yelena Isinbayeva

Apr 18th 2012, 1:15 PM 892 Views 0 Comments

The Russian queen of track and field is very confident going in to London 2012.

# record-breaker - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Stunning running: Bekele sets record in Phoenix Park
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Stunning running: Bekele sets record in Phoenix Park

Apr 15th 2012, 3:20 PM 721 Views 1 Comment

World record holder, Kenenisa Bekele, romped to victory in the 10k Great Ireland Run today.

# record-breaker - Sunday 25 March, 2012

The Hunger Games takes record $155 million in opening weekend
# Box Office
# Box Office

The Hunger Games takes record $155 million in opening weekend

Mar 25th 2012, 8:30 PM 7,623 Views 32 Comments

The film had the third-highest grossing opening weekend ever behind behind last year’s Harry Potter finale and The Dark Knight.

# record-breaker - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Like Mike: Messi is football's equivalent of Jordan, says Guardiola
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# High Praise

Like Mike: Messi is football's equivalent of Jordan, says Guardiola

Mar 21st 2012, 10:14 AM 396 Views 0 Comments

“There have been very few like them in history, who dominated their sport like that,” Guardiola says as Messi becomes Barca’s record goalscorer.

# record-breaker - Friday 16 March, 2012

Ton-dulkar: Sachin finally lands historic 100th international century
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Ton-dulkar: Sachin finally lands historic 100th international century

Mar 16th 2012, 1:14 PM 244 Views 1 Comment

It’s okay, India, you can open your eyes again. He’s done it.

# record-breaker - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Howzat for a career? Rahul Dravid to announce retirement tomorrow
# Legend
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# Legend

Howzat for a career? Rahul Dravid to announce retirement tomorrow

Mar 8th 2012, 11:17 AM 223 Views 0 Comments

13,288 Test runs later, the legendary Indian batsman looks set to hang up his pads tomorrow.

# record-breaker - Monday 30 January, 2012

New Zealand's Lydia Ko becomes youngest pro tour winner at 14
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New Zealand's Lydia Ko becomes youngest pro tour winner at 14

Jan 30th 2012, 1:15 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

The teenager enters the history books after her victory in the New South Wales Open.

# record-breaker - Monday 19 December, 2011

Sharp shooter: remembering the day Kim Jong Il shot 38-under par
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Sharp shooter: remembering the day Kim Jong Il shot 38-under par

Dec 19th 2011, 9:29 AM 12,736 Views 22 Comments

As North Koreans mourn the death of “Dear Leader”, we take a look back at his most famous sporting feat. This definitely happened.

# record-breaker - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Vettel crowned youngest ever double World Champion
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Vettel crowned youngest ever double World Champion

Oct 9th 2011, 8:47 AM 226 Views 3 Comments

Sebastian Vettel won his second Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship in the early hours of Sunday morning, but not quite in the manner he would have liked…

# record-breaker - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

WATCH: Rivera makes history with 602nd career save
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WATCH: Rivera makes history with 602nd career save

Sep 20th 2011, 9:56 AM 120 Views 1 Comment

The legendary closer saw out the final inning of the Yankees’ 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins yesterday.

# record-breaker - Monday 9 May, 2011

WATCH: Chris Gayle scores 36 runs - in a single over
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# Howzat?

WATCH: Chris Gayle scores 36 runs - in a single over

May 9th 2011, 12:41 PM 4,281 Views 0 Comments

West Indies batsman records the highest single-over total in Twenty20 Cricket.