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# world champions

Last year
Vinicius and Valverde fire Real Madrid to record fifth Club World Cup title
All time
'We earned more praise and respect during the tournament than most world champions before or since'
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy win gold at World Rowing Championships
NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA
All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe
'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria
Ireland rise two places in latest Fifa rankings, Germany fall dramatically
Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash
Gold for Ireland! Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal record first Para-cycling world title
Ronaldo makes history and saves the day as Real Madrid win Club World Cup
'What a wonderful world': How American newspapers reacted to the Cubs' historic victory
There's a third Irish team playing at Murrayfield today
Injured Bastian Schweinsteiger named in Germany's Euro 2016 squad
In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history
Analysis: How Ireland pulled off a famous victory against the world champions
Ireland stun world champions Germany to secure Euro 2016 playoff qualifying place at least
Andy Lee still hopeful Katie Taylor will appear on Thomond undercard
Are Super Bowl style rings the future for the GAA?
Gibraltar team: Everyone's telling us if they don't score more than 7 we're better than Brazil
Roy Keane not surprised by Poland-Germany result
World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull
Torres and Mata in but no place for Isco in Spain's star-studded provisional WC squad
Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games
Irish tug of war team savour gold medal and world champion status
New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test
Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"
Preview: Spain without Fabregas for South Korea friendly
Plight of Keith Earls: The man who would be BO'D is now playing back-up to Kearney
Declan Kidney: Our objective is to win the series