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#World Champion

# world-champion - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Lewis Hamilton 'hates' losing to a teammate
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Lewis Hamilton 'hates' losing to a teammate

Jun 21st 2022, 2:02 PM 4,530 Views 3 Comments

George Russell is 34 points ahead of his more illustrious colleague in the standings.

# world-champion - Friday 13 May, 2022

Ex-world champion Amir Khan retires from boxing
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Ex-world champion Amir Khan retires from boxing

May 13th 2022, 7:19 PM 4,357 Views 3 Comments

The 35-year-old British fighter hangs up his gloves with a record of 34 wins from his 40 fights.

# world-champion - Sunday 28 November, 2021

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

The trailblazing Irish athlete who's just become a world champion

Nov 28th 2021, 12:00 PM 49,105 Views 7 Comments

Bray’s Amy Wall has taken the kickboxing world by storm.

# world-champion - Saturday 10 July, 2021

World champion stallion Galileo dies aged 23
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

World champion stallion Galileo dies aged 23

Jul 10th 2021, 4:13 PM 5,663 Views 10 Comments

Superstar colt won the Derby, Irish Derby and King George in 2001.

# world-champion - Thursday 5 November, 2020

‘No hard feelings’ from Ronnie O’Sullivan following Mark Allen altercation
# Awkward
From The42
# Awkward

‘No hard feelings’ from Ronnie O’Sullivan following Mark Allen altercation

Nov 5th 2020, 11:45 PM 9,800 Views 4 Comments

The world champion became embroiled in a bizarre verbal spat with the Northern Irishman.

# world-champion - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Irish teen Keane Barry becomes dual darts world champion
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Irish teen Keane Barry becomes dual darts world champion

Jan 11th 2020, 11:45 PM 16,231 Views 7 Comments

It’s been a memorable few weeks for the 17-year-old Meath native.

# world-champion - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Gold medal hope Harrington ruled out of European Games final with hand injury
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Gold medal hope Harrington ruled out of European Games final with hand injury

Jun 30th 2019, 9:19 AM 16,590 Views 1 Comment

The reigning world champion would have faced Mira Potkonen in this morning’s final in Minsk.

# world-champion - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'

Jun 6th 2019, 5:22 PM 8,717 Views 17 Comments

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan discusses his struggle with addiction and his relationship with the sport.

# world-champion - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'It's great to be the best in the world' - Undisputed champion Taylor swarmed by fans in Dublin airport
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

'It's great to be the best in the world' - Undisputed champion Taylor swarmed by fans in Dublin airport

Jun 4th 2019, 12:50 PM 17,100 Views 16 Comments

Bray’s world champion was met by fans on her arrival in Dublin Airport following her win over Delfine Persoon on Saturday.

# world-champion - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Olympic swimming champion retires at 22 after missing 3 doping tests

May 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 31,138 Views 16 Comments

Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte is ending her career in the sport.

# world-champion - Monday 13 May, 2019

Michael Schumacher documentary set to premiere at Cannes film festival
# Film
From The42
# Film

Michael Schumacher documentary set to premiere at Cannes film festival

May 13th 2019, 8:52 PM 4,742 Views 8 Comments

It includes never-before-seen archive footage and interviews with his family

# world-champion - Monday 26 November, 2018

'13 years of blood, sweat and tears': Kellie Harrington returns to Dublin a world champion
# Champion Of The World
From The42
# Champion Of The World

'13 years of blood, sweat and tears': Kellie Harrington returns to Dublin a world champion

Nov 26th 2018, 9:21 PM 17,616 Views 7 Comments

The 29-year-old received a civic reception in Dublin on Monday after securing gold in India over the weekend.

# world-champion - Thursday 18 October, 2018

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent
# Katie Trailer
From The42
# Katie Trailer

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent

Oct 18th 2018, 5:05 PM 20,744 Views 14 Comments

‘KATIE’ hits Irish cinemas on 26 October.

# world-champion - Sunday 16 September, 2018

'I found yesterday very emotional seeing the boys winning gold. I wanted the anthem to be playing for me as well'
# World Champion
From The42
# World Champion

'I found yesterday very emotional seeing the boys winning gold. I wanted the anthem to be playing for me as well'

Sep 16th 2018, 11:34 AM 7,240 Views 6 Comments

Sanita Puspure secured Ireland’s second gold medal in as many days at the World Championships in Bulgaria.

# world-champion - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'When I started I wanted to be a Power Ranger, now I'm world champion'
# Dreams
From The42
# Dreams

'When I started I wanted to be a Power Ranger, now I'm world champion'

Dec 24th 2017, 10:30 AM 6,362 Views 5 Comments

Jamie Williams chats to The42 about representing Ireland in Dublin at the World Championships earlier this year.

# world-champion - Monday 17 April, 2017

The Trinity student who’s a world champion in taekwondo
# Teenage Dreams
From The42
# Teenage Dreams

The Trinity student who’s a world champion in taekwondo

Apr 17th 2017, 8:30 AM 10,127 Views 7 Comments

Ellen Ince chats to The42 about the tough task of balancing life as an elite athlete in her sport with college work.

# world-champion - Sunday 2 April, 2017

'To say we're all just cheap imitations of Katie... to me that's disgusting'
# Taking Heat
From The42
# Taking Heat

'To say we're all just cheap imitations of Katie... to me that's disgusting'

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:00 AM 45,291 Views 8 Comments

Irish-American Heather Hardy wants you to know there’s plenty of room for great women boxers.

# world-champion - Saturday 10 October, 2015

A new date has been set for Andy Lee's inaugural world title defence
# Happy Christmas
From The42
# Happy Christmas

A new date has been set for Andy Lee's inaugural world title defence

Oct 10th 2015, 10:17 PM 5,744 Views 3 Comments

Lee versus Billy Joe Saunders will take place in Manchester.

# world-champion - Sunday 23 August, 2015

10 perfect images of Usain Bolt beating Justin Gatlin
# World Champion
From The42
# World Champion

10 perfect images of Usain Bolt beating Justin Gatlin

Aug 23rd 2015, 8:06 PM 46,512 Views 32 Comments

9.79 never looked so good.

# world-champion - Saturday 4 July, 2015

The world champion Irish mountain runner you've never heard of
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

The world champion Irish mountain runner you've never heard of

Jul 4th 2015, 10:05 AM 28,898 Views 19 Comments

Meet the man whose appetite for challenges knows absolutely no bounds.

# world-champion - Sunday 28 June, 2015

‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘I walk around in pain nearly every day’ – Ireland’s new world champion makes big sacrifices

Jun 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 39,985 Views 7 Comments

Tommy McCormack chats to The42 about his recent triumph

# world-champion - Saturday 11 April, 2015

16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

16 reasons why Andy Lee is a champ in every sense

Apr 11th 2015, 9:30 AM 8,093 Views 17 Comments

Ahead of his fight tonight, we outline the reasons the Limerick native deserves respect.

# world-champion - Friday 10 April, 2015

Ken Doherty beat the 10-time ladies' world champion in a thrilling qualifier last night
# Hard Fought
From The42
# Hard Fought

Ken Doherty beat the 10-time ladies' world champion in a thrilling qualifier last night

Apr 10th 2015, 8:14 AM 26,432 Views 42 Comments

“It was such a tough game and she played out of her skin,” the 1997 world champion said afterwards.

# world-champion - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

10-time defending ladies' world snooker champion to face men in world qualifiers
# Trail Baizer
From The42
# Trail Baizer

10-time defending ladies' world snooker champion to face men in world qualifiers

Mar 4th 2015, 7:34 PM 6,370 Views 11 Comments

Reanne Evans could face an ex-world men’s champion next month.

# world-champion - Sunday 14 December, 2014

Andy Lee says world title defence 'has to be in Ireland'
# No Place Like Home
From The42
# No Place Like Home

Andy Lee says world title defence 'has to be in Ireland'

Dec 14th 2014, 11:58 AM 5,590 Views 10 Comments

The Limerick man is hoping to bring a world title bout to his home city.

What happens in Vegas... gets taken back to Ireland - Twitter reacts to Andy Lee's famous win
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

What happens in Vegas... gets taken back to Ireland - Twitter reacts to Andy Lee's famous win

Dec 14th 2014, 10:06 AM 6,503 Views 16 Comments

The Irish boxer made history overnight.

# world-champion - Monday 1 December, 2014

Poor conditions responsible for 'weird results' at UK Championship - Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Poor conditions responsible for 'weird results' at UK Championship - Ronnie O'Sullivan

Dec 1st 2014, 10:36 AM 5,420 Views 5 Comments

The star’s comments come after Kilkenny’s David Morris beat world champion Mark Selby.

# world-champion - Monday 24 November, 2014

Paul McGrath, Dara O'Briain and Enda Kenny lead the Twitter tributes to Katie Taylor
# Praise Her
From The42
# Praise Her

Paul McGrath, Dara O'Briain and Enda Kenny lead the Twitter tributes to Katie Taylor

Nov 24th 2014, 8:20 AM 18,075 Views 37 Comments

There’s praise pouring in from all quarters for the Bray native today.

Glory for Katie - the pics from South Korea as Taylor is crowned world champion
# Champ
From The42
# Champ

Glory for Katie - the pics from South Korea as Taylor is crowned world champion

Nov 24th 2014, 7:59 AM 13,011 Views 34 Comments

Taylor defeated Yana Allekseevna of Azerbaijan.

# world-champion - Sunday 23 November, 2014

There'll be about 100 gallons of champagne sprayed on Lewis Hamilton tonight
# World Champion
From The42
# World Champion

There'll be about 100 gallons of champagne sprayed on Lewis Hamilton tonight

Nov 23rd 2014, 5:04 PM 4,664 Views 4 Comments

The Englishman clinched his second F1 title after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

# world-champion - Thursday 4 September, 2014

British world champion Kell Brook stabbed on holiday
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

British world champion Kell Brook stabbed on holiday

Sep 4th 2014, 3:10 PM 4,379 Views 0 Comments

Promoters Matchroom said that the boxer’s condition was “stable”.

# world-champion - Friday 15 August, 2014

Rob Heffernan withdraws after 40km of European Championship race
# Still World Champ
From The42
# Still World Champ

Rob Heffernan withdraws after 40km of European Championship race

Aug 15th 2014, 11:13 AM 14,986 Views 21 Comments

There was better news in the 1500m as two Irishmen qualified for the final.

# world-champion - Friday 25 July, 2014

The Cuban boxer from Cork who is one win away from a world title shot
# The Rebel
From The42
# The Rebel

The Cuban boxer from Cork who is one win away from a world title shot

Jul 25th 2014, 4:54 PM 21,117 Views 34 Comments

Mike Perez has been living in, and boxing out of, Ireland for the past six years.

# world-champion - Saturday 17 May, 2014

There’s a mentality that Irish people can’t win unless they cheat, it’s all wrong – Heffernan
# Gold Rush
From The42
# Gold Rush

There’s a mentality that Irish people can’t win unless they cheat, it’s all wrong – Heffernan

May 17th 2014, 8:29 AM 2,950 Views 4 Comments

The world champion is paving the way for the next generation, but pleads that more support be put in place for elite and developing athletes.

# world-champion - Sunday 3 November, 2013

Meet Ireland’s new world champion kickboxers
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Meet Ireland’s new world champion kickboxers

Nov 3rd 2013, 12:40 PM 22,069 Views 30 Comments

TheScore.ie speaks to Shauna Bannon and Robbie McMenamy about their recent gold medal-winning success in Russia

# world-champion - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Meet Rob Hogan, the Irishman who is faster than Bernard Lagat
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Meet Rob Hogan, the Irishman who is faster than Bernard Lagat

Nov 2nd 2013, 9:30 AM 3,499 Views 3 Comments

The Wicklow native claimed won the speed golf World Championships last weekend.

# world-champion - Sunday 27 October, 2013

VIDEO: Irishman Robbie McMenamy claims kickboxing world title
# Gold Medal
From The42
# Gold Medal

VIDEO: Irishman Robbie McMenamy claims kickboxing world title

Oct 27th 2013, 11:25 AM 2,820 Views 3 Comments

The Gold Medal tallies nicely with the Silver claimed by Donegal boxer Jason Quigley on Saturday.

# world-champion - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Rob Heffernan's wife Marian named manager of the month
# Winning Team
From The42
# Winning Team

Rob Heffernan's wife Marian named manager of the month

Sep 10th 2013, 12:25 PM 1,923 Views 0 Comments

The Irish athlete was accompanied by her world champion husband as she received the award today.

# world-champion - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping
# Hunger Pains
From The42
# Hunger Pains

Sean Kelly: Readers are not interested in half an autobiography about doping

Aug 20th 2013, 8:12 PM 20,903 Views 29 Comments

The former number one cyclist in the world spoke to Second Captains about details in his book ‘Hunger’.

You don't need Rob Heffernan's address to send him a congratulatory letter
# Postman Champ
From The42
# Postman Champ

You don't need Rob Heffernan's address to send him a congratulatory letter

Aug 20th 2013, 10:53 AM 4,176 Views 0 Comments

He’s THAT famous!

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