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# Winning
Woman wins car worth $157,000 and absolutely loses it
You’ve gotta love a happy ending.
# winner
Nobel Prize for medicine awarded for cell transportation research
Discoveries by three researchers have unlocked insights into diseases ranging from diabetes to immune-system disorders
# winner
Ian Dempsey honoured with Outstanding Achievement radio award
And not a 1980s jumper in sight at the Lyrath Hotel in Kilkenny where the PPI Radio Awards are being held.
# Winning
Luck of the Irish: Another EuroMillions winner but they have yet to claim prize
They scooped a whopping €12,801,474. Not bad. Not bad at all.
# celebricat
Grumpy cat wins at the Internet Cat Video Festival
Yes, there is an Internet Cat Video Festival.
# Liffey Swim
Photos: Over 300 people battle it out in Liffey Swim
Participants swam 2.2km, with the winner in the men’s race finishing in just 26.16 minutes.
# Leftie
Phil Mickelson wins The Open with stunning round of 66
A brilliant Sunday of golf earns the American his first Claret Jug and fifth major.
# Winning
Next stop Strasbourg: Emily O'Reilly wins vote to become new EU Ombudsman
Emily O’Reilly was declared the new EU Ombudsman after a close election battle.
# Competition
Guess where Ireland's best kept village is...
Here’s a hint: It’s also the overall winner of Ireland’s Best Kept Town, announced earlier today.
# Use the Force
The Best 'May the 4th Be With You' Photo of the Day
Tough call, but this wins.
# Election
Chavez heir wins Venezuela vote - but opposition refuses to concede
Nicolas Maduro, who had been acting president since the death of Hugo Chavez, won 50.66 per cent of the vote last night.
# winner
Beacon Hospital wins award for delivering pioneering cancer treatment
UPMC Beacon Hospital is the only hospital in Ireland to provide the treatment.
# Cross Country
Victory for Fionnuala Britton in Edinburgh cross country
Another Irish runner, Linda Byrne, finished sixth and only inches behind Anna Dulce Felix.
# hometown hero
Hopefully I'm going to win a few Irish Opens in my career - Rory McIlroy
The world number one has targeted multiple titles in front of home crowds in Ireland.
# winner
Bobs Worth leads field of 27 for Lexus Chase at Leopardstown
Hennessy Gold Cup winner will be joined by a number of racing’s big names.
# Art
And the winner is... Video about fatal shop fire wins Turner prize
Relative unknown Elizabeth Price won the £25,000 Turner prize last night for her work based on a fire at a high street shop in Britain in the 1970s.
# France
Sarkozy ally Jean-Francois Cope wins leadership of French opposition
Amid claims of ‘ballot stuffing’ and ‘major fraud’ Jean-Francois Cope has won a divisive and close leadership election.
# winner
Wozniacki and Seppi lift Kremlin Cup titles
Former world number one claims the 20th title of her career with victory in Russia.
# Winning
Hilary Mantel wins Booker Prize for second time
Hilary Mantel won the Booker Prize for her book Bring Up the Bodies, beating off competition from Will Self.
# Doping
USADA - Lance Armstrong's team groomed and pressured athletes to use dangerous drugs
The United States Anti-Doping Agency says the US Postal Service team ‘ran the most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen.’
# sentimental
Lewis Moody: I kept my World Cup winners' medal in a Sainsburys bag
The former England flanker is hoping to display his medal and MBE properly now that he has retired.
# Katie Taylor
Katie Taylor gets her own 20 punt note*
*Sort of.
# set by set
Wimbledon Men’s Final: Federer wins title number seven after four set win
The win at SW19 sees the Swiss return to the top of the world rankings.
# winner
Proud Tiger Woods: "I have a lot of good years ahead of me."
The former world number one was ecstatic after sealing victory at the Memorial Tournament.
# Class
Rob Kearney named European Rugby Player of the Year
The stellar performances of the Leinster and Ireland full-back have been recognised by the ERC.
# Looks and charm
"Beautiful Bulldog" contest winner gives good face
Puppy Tyson beats 49 other dogs competing for crown for best looking bulldog.
# Bulling
Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel gets back to winning ways in Bahrain
The Austrian driver led from start to finish, showing signs of his world-championship winning form to hold off the Lotus challenge.
# magic
WATCH: Real Sociedad's Inigo Martinez scores an injury time winner... from his own half
A Spanish league game appeared to be heading for a stalemate until the centre-back produced something a bit special.
# Winning
Not Actually Winning: Belfast student's claim a prank
Belfast student’s claims that he had won an internship with controversial actor Charlie Sheen were an “audacious stunt”, he claims.