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# title defence

Last year
# title defence
Djokovic and unvaccinated players permitted to play at this year's Wimbledon
The world number one has only competed at three tournaments in 2022 because of entry restrictions imposed by various countries.
All time
# title defence
England march into Women's Six Nations final with bonus-point win in Italy
The defending champions proved far too strong for the Italians.
# Points dropped
Klopp 'not overly frustrated' after scoreless draw away to Newcastle
The Liverpool boss say he is ‘okay’ with last night’s stalemate at St James’ Park.
Golovkin to defend IBF title against unbeaten Szeremeta next month
The middleweight bout will take place in Florida a day before Canelo Alvarez makes his return against Britain’s Callum Smith.
# title defence
'We can't fall in love with ourselves and think it's going to happen again'
Joe Schmidt has been focusing in on the imperfections of last year’s Grand Slam campaign.
# hard to beat
Dr Crokes title defence remains on course as they ease into Kerry final
They secured a nine-point win over a Kerins O’Rahillys team that had beat them earlier in the Championship.
# not impressed
'We lost our heads': Conte frustrated with Chelsea's discipline during shock defeat to Burnley
Conte is looking to become the first Premier League manager to win consecutive titles since Alex Ferguson in 2008.
# title defence
Mark Selby lands world snooker championship with thrilling win over John Higgins
Selby became only the fourth player in the past 40 years to retain the title.
# 28-0
'One Time became Two Time, baby!' - Unbeaten Thurman unifies welterweight titles
The 28-year-old won by split decision to hand Danny Garcia a first defeat at New York’s Barclays Center last night.
# title defence
St Pat's triumph in Tallaght to book place in the EA Sports Cup final
The Inchicore men now face Limerick.
# Tickets there
You can buy tickets for Andy Lee's world title defence at Thomond Park from tomorrow
Tickets go on sale at noon on Tuesday.
# Fighting on Air
UTV Ireland will show Carl Frampton's next world title defence
The Belfast boxer takes on Alejandro Gonzalez Jr in mid July.
# title defence
O'Brien and Fitzgerald return as Schmidt names 46-man Six Nations squad
Jonathan Sexton is also among the extended squad, despite being ruled out of at least the opening fixture.
# title defence
Champions Clontarf host Young Munster as Ulster Bank League fixtures announced
Friday Night Lights are back and the IRFU has vowed to live-stream more matches.
# gmac is back
Graeme McDowell comes from 9 shots off the lead to win French Open
The Portrush golfer started way behind America’s Kevin Stadler.
# title defence
St Pat's Maghera have too much for Colaiste Eoin Stillorgan in Hogan Cup semi-final
The defending champions are through to another final.
# group e
Champions League preview: Holders visit the Old Lady
Juventus are back at Europe’s top table and will hope to start off by humbling the reigning champions.