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#The Greatest

# the-greatest - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Longevity and success capture Cody's Kilkenny hurling greatness over 24 remarkable seasons
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# The Greatest

Longevity and success capture Cody's Kilkenny hurling greatness over 24 remarkable seasons

Jul 24th 2022, 10:00 AM 21,577 Views 15 Comments

An incomparable hurling managerial era drew to a close yesterday.

# the-greatest - Saturday 23 July, 2022

Brian Cody calls time on legendary reign as Kilkenny manager
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# The Greatest

Brian Cody calls time on legendary reign as Kilkenny manager

Jul 23rd 2022, 2:10 PM 69,527 Views 101 Comments

He won 11 All-Irelands and 18 Leinster titles in his 24 inter-county seasons at the helm.

# the-greatest - Saturday 2 July, 2022

'The interaction with the ordinary people, that was oxygen for Ali as his physical decline developed'
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'The interaction with the ordinary people, that was oxygen for Ali as his physical decline developed'

Jul 2nd 2022, 8:30 AM 3,080 Views 0 Comments

Dave Hannigan’s new book, ‘Muhammad Ali: Fifteen Rounds in the Wilderness’, offers a fascinating insight into the strangest period of an incredible life.

# the-greatest - Thursday 2 May, 2019

'He's unstoppable' - Klopp not surprised by Messi's heroics against Liverpool
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'He's unstoppable' - Klopp not surprised by Messi's heroics against Liverpool

May 2nd 2019, 7:15 AM 8,355 Views 29 Comments

The Reds boss said Messi’s performance was ‘world class’ after netting a brace during Barcelona’s 3-0 win.

# the-greatest - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Messi genius rescues Barcelona in thriller against Valencia
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# The Greatest

Messi genius rescues Barcelona in thriller against Valencia

Feb 2nd 2019, 8:14 PM 8,269 Views 2 Comments

It was the ninth-straight game in which the great man scored, but this time he couldn’t haul Barca to victory.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes sensational 147 break at the English Open
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# Class Act

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes sensational 147 break at the English Open

Oct 17th 2018, 4:17 PM 7,601 Views 13 Comments

It’s a 15th career maximum for The Rocket.

# the-greatest - Friday 8 June, 2018

Donald Trump thinking 'very seriously' about pardoning Muhammad Ali
# The Greatest
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# The Greatest

Donald Trump thinking 'very seriously' about pardoning Muhammad Ali

Jun 8th 2018, 4:05 PM 11,181 Views 6 Comments

A lawyer for the late heavyweight champ says the pardon ‘would not be necessary’.

# the-greatest - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Poll: What is Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment?
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# The Greatest

Poll: What is Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment?

Dec 7th 2017, 3:00 PM 36,506 Views 112 Comments

The final episode of RTÉ’s programme airs tonight.

# the-greatest - Saturday 28 January, 2017

The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title
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# The Greatest

The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title

Jan 28th 2017, 10:07 AM 34,578 Views 44 Comments

Serena beat sister Venus 6-4 6-4 in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland's best-ever striker
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland's best-ever striker

Aug 24th 2016, 4:55 PM 14,026 Views 36 Comments

The veteran striker announced his international retirement today.

# the-greatest - Friday 10 June, 2016

Thousands line the streets to say a final goodbye to Muhammad Ali
# Laid To Rest
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# Laid To Rest

Thousands line the streets to say a final goodbye to Muhammad Ali

Jun 10th 2016, 8:34 PM 4,057 Views 3 Comments

The man they called the greatest had his life celebrated by presidents and the public alike today.

# the-greatest - Sunday 5 June, 2016

The world invited to say goodbye to the late, great Muhammad Ali at public funeral
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The world invited to say goodbye to the late, great Muhammad Ali at public funeral

Jun 5th 2016, 9:14 AM 13,170 Views 9 Comments

Friday’s public service will feature a eulogy from Bill Clinton.

Casey contests UFC 199 bout 24 hours after the death of father-in-law Muhammad Ali
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# The Greatest

Casey contests UFC 199 bout 24 hours after the death of father-in-law Muhammad Ali

Jun 5th 2016, 12:28 AM 10,449 Views 2 Comments

Casey took on Elvis Mutapcic in Los Angeles.

# the-greatest - Saturday 4 June, 2016

'We whispered in his ear: 'You can go now'' -- Ali's daughter Hana
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# Final Round

'We whispered in his ear: 'You can go now'' -- Ali's daughter Hana

Jun 4th 2016, 8:44 PM 5,545 Views 4 Comments

The way Muhammad Ali staged one last fight was “a true testament to the strength of his spirit and will.”

"He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend
# RIP
# RIP

"He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend

Jun 4th 2016, 10:53 AM 14,274 Views 17 Comments

Tributes have poured in for the deceased Muhammad Ali.

34 gorgeous pictures of Muhammad Ali, The Greatest
# Black And White
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# Black And White

34 gorgeous pictures of Muhammad Ali, The Greatest

Jun 4th 2016, 8:03 AM 24,587 Views 14 Comments

Muhammad Ali, legendary boxer and sports personality, has passed away at age 74.

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died, aged 74
# The Greatest
# The Greatest

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died, aged 74

Jun 4th 2016, 6:29 AM 93,448 Views 153 Comments

Float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.

# the-greatest - Friday 4 December, 2015

UFC boss claims only Muhammad Ali can match McGregor for 'mental warfare'
# The Greatest
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# The Greatest

UFC boss claims only Muhammad Ali can match McGregor for 'mental warfare'

Dec 4th 2015, 2:15 PM 10,674 Views 29 Comments

Dana White in hyperbole shocker.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck
# Gamechanger
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# Gamechanger

Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck

Nov 18th 2015, 11:19 AM 24,055 Views 12 Comments

The great man had to be seen to be believed.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

McGregor is 'a modern Muhammad Ali' according to legendary coach Greg Jackson
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# The Greatest

McGregor is 'a modern Muhammad Ali' according to legendary coach Greg Jackson

Jul 15th 2015, 6:57 PM 10,332 Views 15 Comments

High praise for the UFC’s new interim featherweight champion.

# the-greatest - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Floyd Mayweather says he's better than Muhammad Ali
# Money Talks
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# Money Talks

Floyd Mayweather says he's better than Muhammad Ali

Apr 21st 2015, 5:39 PM 5,648 Views 20 Comments

A confident Floyd Mayweather declared his belief that he is better than boxing great Muhammad Ali.

# the-greatest - Friday 13 March, 2015

Pele says Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi
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Pele says Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi

Mar 13th 2015, 6:00 AM 6,156 Views 29 Comments

The Brazil legend believes another Barcelona star will soon be number one in the world

# the-greatest - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Conor McGregor is 'the Irish Muhammad Ali', according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta
# The Greatest
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# The Greatest

Conor McGregor is 'the Irish Muhammad Ali', according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta

Jan 13th 2015, 8:55 PM 7,474 Views 16 Comments

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Ronaldo is the world's best, as not one Irish player makes The Guardian's top 100
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# The Greatest

Ronaldo is the world's best, as not one Irish player makes The Guardian's top 100

Dec 24th 2014, 12:38 PM 10,761 Views 16 Comments

Seamus Coleman is in 156th position.

# the-greatest - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia
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# The Greatest

Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia

Dec 21st 2014, 9:53 AM 2,682 Views 4 Comments

Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with pneumonia, but the boxing legend is expected to make a quick recovery.

# the-greatest - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Facing Ali
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Sports Film of the Week: Facing Ali

Sep 14th 2014, 9:00 PM 4,201 Views 5 Comments

Ten opponents from Muhammad Ali’s career open up about fighting The Greatest.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

This new documentary on Muhammad Ali looks absolutely unmissable
# The Greatest
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This new documentary on Muhammad Ali looks absolutely unmissable

Sep 10th 2014, 8:10 PM 8,043 Views 14 Comments

“I am Ali” features previously unaired footage and audio of the legendary boxer.

# the-greatest - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

50 years on from his historic night, Muhammad Ali marks Sonny Liston win on Twitter
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50 years on from his historic night, Muhammad Ali marks Sonny Liston win on Twitter

Feb 25th 2014, 9:54 PM 4,929 Views 11 Comments

The Greatest” remembers the night he shook the world of boxing.

# the-greatest - Friday 3 January, 2014

Michael Jordan is selling his house for a bargain $16 million
# Deadly Gaff
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# Deadly Gaff

Michael Jordan is selling his house for a bargain $16 million

Jan 3rd 2014, 5:50 PM 8,229 Views 4 Comments

There’s a full basketball court, a putting green and the doors from the original Playboy Mansion. Fancy a gawk?

# the-greatest - Friday 29 November, 2013

Chiefs all set for 'World Cup of Clubs' against Toulon
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# Bragging Rights

Chiefs all set for 'World Cup of Clubs' against Toulon

Nov 29th 2013, 4:36 PM 4,728 Views 7 Comments

The clash in France is close to confirmed, with the Super Rugby champions set to bring their star All Blacks.

# the-greatest - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

LeBron was on fire last night as Miami Heat won the Eastern Conference
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LeBron was on fire last night as Miami Heat won the Eastern Conference

Jun 4th 2013, 11:26 AM 1,812 Views 3 Comments

The reigning champions advanced to the NBA finals where they meet the San Antonio Spurs.

# the-greatest - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland
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# The Greatest

VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland

Dec 11th 2012, 9:00 PM 10,751 Views 16 Comments

Film tells story of how a circus strongman from Kerry brought ‘The Greatest’ to fight in Croke Park in 1972.

# the-greatest - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Action Replay: the night Ali was brought back down to earth
# Retrospective
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# Retrospective

Action Replay: the night Ali was brought back down to earth

Mar 29th 2011, 2:30 PM 411 Views 0 Comments

Our weekly retrospective series takes a look back at the heavyweight bout between Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton on March 31 1973.