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#World Championships

# world-championships - Yesterday's News

Brilliant bronze for Ireland in Lightweight Women’s Double Sculls final
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# World Championships

Brilliant bronze for Ireland in Lightweight Women’s Double Sculls final

Sat 1:23 PM 3,891 Views 3 Comments

Margaret Cremen and Aoife Casey produced a strong finish in the Czech Republic.

# world-championships - Tuesday 16 August, 2022

Mona McSharry storms into 50m Breaststroke final in Rome
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# World Championships

Mona McSharry storms into 50m Breaststroke final in Rome

Updated Aug 16th 2022, 6:21 PM 5,669 Views 0 Comments

Shane Ryan, Max McCusker, Eoin Corby and Liam Custer all fell short this morning.

# world-championships - Friday 12 August, 2022

Ireland seal silver and bronze medals at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships
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# Take A Bow

Ireland seal silver and bronze medals at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships

Aug 12th 2022, 11:52 PM 2,076 Views 1 Comment

It was a day to remember for Katie George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal.

# world-championships - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

Wightman upstages Ingebrigtsen for 1500m gold...with dad commentating
# Athletics
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# Athletics

Wightman upstages Ingebrigtsen for 1500m gold...with dad commentating

Jul 20th 2022, 9:17 AM 6,878 Views 1 Comment

Ingebrigtsen led at the bell for the final lap.

# world-championships - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Rojas leads familiar cast to world golds in Oregon
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# World Championships

Rojas leads familiar cast to world golds in Oregon

Jul 19th 2022, 7:44 AM 4,098 Views 0 Comments

Rojas was among three female two-time Olympic champions to strike gold in Eugene.

# world-championships - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Broadhurst and O'Rourke reach World Championship finals on special day for Irish boxing
# Going For Gold
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# Going For Gold

Broadhurst and O'Rourke reach World Championship finals on special day for Irish boxing

Updated May 18th 2022, 4:25 PM 13,056 Views 13 Comments

The Irish pair came through this afternoon’s semi-final in Turkey.

# world-championships - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Olympic champion Kellie Harrington won't compete at World Championships
# Setback
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# Setback

Olympic champion Kellie Harrington won't compete at World Championships

Apr 28th 2022, 4:36 PM 4,718 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner has been ruled out through injury.

# world-championships - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Class of 92 – John Higgins, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Williams reach last four
# Like A Fine Wine
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# Like A Fine Wine

Class of 92 – John Higgins, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Williams reach last four

Updated Apr 27th 2022, 11:40 PM 13,289 Views 13 Comments

It is the first time the trio have all made the semi-finals at the Crucible since 1999.

Snooker star Judd Trump sees the funny side as he plays joke on referee
# Humour
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# Humour

Snooker star Judd Trump sees the funny side as he plays joke on referee

Apr 27th 2022, 8:38 PM 8,570 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old distracted Ben Williams then moved a ball to pretend to give himself an easier shot – to the amusement of the Crucible crowd.

# world-championships - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Irish pair Dickson and Waddilove currently 3rd at World Championships
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# Going Well

Irish pair Dickson and Waddilove currently 3rd at World Championships

Nov 17th 2021, 5:58 PM 2,053 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, Seafra Guilfoyle and Johnny Durca are 16th.

# world-championships - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Ronnie O’Sullivan unnerved at Crucible after encounter with ‘boozed up geezer’
# Rocket
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# Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan unnerved at Crucible after encounter with ‘boozed up geezer’

Apr 17th 2021, 10:42 PM 21,629 Views 3 Comments

Nevertheless, world champion O’Sullivan hailed the return of fans to the famous venue as the World Championships got underway.

# world-championships - Friday 14 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby
# As It Stands
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# As It Stands

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby

Aug 14th 2020, 2:07 PM 18,225 Views 3 Comments

The Rocket wins frames 23 and 24 of his best-of-33 semi-final at the Crucible.

# world-championships - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Ronnie O’Sullivan roars into quarter-finals despite Crucible ‘stress’
# Rocket Man
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# Rocket Man

Ronnie O’Sullivan roars into quarter-finals despite Crucible ‘stress’

Aug 9th 2020, 10:21 PM 8,849 Views 1 Comment

O’Sullivan will take on Mark Williams for a place in the last four.

# world-championships - Monday 3 August, 2020

Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history
# Short Work
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# Short Work

Ronnie O'Sullivan races to 108-minute win, the quickest in Crucible history

Aug 3rd 2020, 12:30 PM 10,904 Views 12 Comments

Shaun Murphy’s previous record of 149 minutes was blown away this morning.

# world-championships - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Former world champion blames sanitised balls for struggles in Crucible opener
# Snookered
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# Snookered

Former world champion blames sanitised balls for struggles in Crucible opener

Aug 1st 2020, 10:22 PM 12,815 Views 7 Comments

Stuart Bingham beat qualifier Ashley Carty 10-7 at the World Snooker Championships.

# world-championships - Saturday 28 March, 2020

'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment'
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'I kind of wish I'd appreciated it more in the moment'

Mar 28th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,395 Views 2 Comments

In part four of our series, Olive Loughnane discusses life after the Olympics.

# world-championships - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships
# Success
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# Success

Ireland's Kelly Murphy sets national record at World Championships

Feb 29th 2020, 4:28 PM 2,486 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old came 15th overall, finishing with a time of 3:29.699.

# world-championships - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Annalise Murphy storms up to fifth overall as Aoife Hopkins also qualifies for Gold Fleet
# Shipping Up
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# Shipping Up

Annalise Murphy storms up to fifth overall as Aoife Hopkins also qualifies for Gold Fleet

Feb 26th 2020, 11:06 AM 2,104 Views 0 Comments

A strong Wednesday saw Murphy break into the top five overall, with Howth’s Hopkins joining her in the Gold Fleet.

# world-championships - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Ireland's Dunleavy and McCrystal claim silver medal at World Championships
# Success
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# Success

Ireland's Dunleavy and McCrystal claim silver medal at World Championships

Feb 1st 2020, 9:53 AM 2,107 Views 3 Comments

It was the New Zealanders who took gold as expected, with a time of 3:23.163.

# world-championships - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you'
# Journey
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# Journey

'You go through the suffering of being stared at, looked at, pointed at, but at the end of the day, you’re you'

Dec 24th 2019, 7:01 AM 29,565 Views 6 Comments

Nicole Turner on growing up with dwarfism and winning a bronze medal at the World Championships earlier this year.

# world-championships - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'
# Salazar Story
From The42
# Salazar Story

Mageean: 'If that was my coach, I would be absolutely distraught that they had cast a shadow over me'

Oct 10th 2019, 1:28 PM 8,321 Views 1 Comment

A fascinating interview with Ireland’s recent world finalist on Off The Ball AM this morning.

# world-championships - Monday 7 October, 2019

TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - BBC let themselves down on risible week for athletics in Doha

Oct 7th 2019, 12:00 PM 71,293 Views 58 Comments

Seb Coe told Gabby Logan to ‘go back to Match of the Day’, but the Beeb’s coverage wasn’t nearly as harsh as it ought to have been.

# world-championships - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Nia Ali wins hurdles gold as USA finish on a high note
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Nia Ali wins hurdles gold as USA finish on a high note

Oct 6th 2019, 10:36 PM 2,976 Views 2 Comments

Uganda’s world cross country champion Joshua Cheptegei stayed ahead of a strong field to win the 10,000m on the last evening of action in Qatar.

Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon
# Doha
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# Doha

Desisa delivers Ethiopian gold as Scullion battles to 43rd in Doha marathon

Oct 6th 2019, 9:09 AM 4,339 Views 1 Comment

The Irishman produced a brave performance at the World Athletics Championships.

'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double
# World Beater
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# World Beater

'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double

Oct 6th 2019, 12:16 AM 6,907 Views 10 Comments

The world 1,500m and 10,000m champion insists ‘ I have been clean all my life’.

# world-championships - Friday 4 October, 2019

Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar
# Doha
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# Doha

Dalilah Muhammad storms to world record as Barshim seals gold for Qatar

Oct 4th 2019, 10:49 PM 6,511 Views 0 Comments

It was a night of high drama in front of a rare packed house at the Khalifa Stadium.

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'
# Over The Moon
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# Over The Moon

'I’m absolutely ecstatic. I’m in a world final — I don’t know how I’m going to sleep tonight'

Oct 4th 2019, 7:15 AM 6,152 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Mageean booked her place in the 1,500m final at the World Athletics Championships on Thursday night.

# world-championships - Monday 30 September, 2019

Uganda's Nakaayi wins 800m world title in Caster Semenya's absence
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# World Championships

Uganda's Nakaayi wins 800m world title in Caster Semenya's absence

Sep 30th 2019, 10:01 PM 3,486 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, Karsten Warholm retained his 400m hurdles world title in impressive fashion.

Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism
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# World Championships

Empty seats present major headache to Qatar and Coe, organisers respond to criticism

Sep 30th 2019, 6:34 PM 11,208 Views 5 Comments

Attendances at the World Athletics Championships in Doha have been pretty embarrassing.

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after
# Onwards
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# Onwards

Phil Healy falls short in 200m heat at World Championships, but optimism shines through after

Sep 30th 2019, 4:08 PM 7,658 Views 0 Comments

‘The whole season hasn’t been the ideal set-up but I’m grateful to be out here and competing against the world’s best.’

# world-championships - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Jamaican sprint queen Fraser-Pryce cruises to record fourth 100m gold at worlds
# Fab Four
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# Fab Four

Jamaican sprint queen Fraser-Pryce cruises to record fourth 100m gold at worlds

Sep 29th 2019, 10:48 PM 5,679 Views 10 Comments

Meanwhile, Dina Asher-Smith set a new British record in the final.

Ireland's Boyce moonwalks across finish line to take sixth place in World Championships
# Step By Step
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# Step By Step

Ireland's Boyce moonwalks across finish line to take sixth place in World Championships

Sep 29th 2019, 11:00 AM 29,443 Views 18 Comments

The Donegal man completed the 50 km race walk in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# world-championships - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Coleman beats Gatlin to secure 100m gold at World Athletics Championships
# New Champion
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# New Champion

Coleman beats Gatlin to secure 100m gold at World Athletics Championships

Sep 28th 2019, 9:48 PM 8,418 Views 8 Comments

Justin Gatlin lost his 100 metres crown to Christian Coleman in Doha on Saturday.

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships
# Setback
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# Setback

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships

Sep 28th 2019, 4:24 PM 5,203 Views 3 Comments

Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.

# world-championships - Friday 27 September, 2019

Christian Coleman sends early 100m message to rivals
# Rapid
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# Rapid

Christian Coleman sends early 100m message to rivals

Sep 27th 2019, 9:18 PM 4,548 Views 11 Comments

It was an action-packed start to the World Athletics Championships in Doha.

Watch: Outstanding show of sportsmanship at World Championships
# Take A Bow
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# Take A Bow

Watch: Outstanding show of sportsmanship at World Championships

Sep 27th 2019, 9:00 PM 8,929 Views 7 Comments

Braima Suncar Dabo enabled Jonathan Busby to complete the 5000m heat.

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships
# Going Well
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# Going Well

Ireland's Thomas Barr advances in World Championships

Sep 27th 2019, 8:40 PM 4,728 Views 7 Comments

Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Michelle Finn.

# world-championships - Monday 16 September, 2019

Ellen Keane's bronze medal continues fantastic few days for Ireland at World Championships
# Feat
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# Feat

Ellen Keane's bronze medal continues fantastic few days for Ireland at World Championships

Sep 16th 2019, 1:04 PM 1,905 Views 0 Comments

Nicole Turner also claimed a bronze amid a remarkable finish in the 50m Butterfly S6 on Saturday.

# world-championships - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Hyland, Greene post new Irish records, but fall agonisingly short in World semis
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# World Championships

Hyland, Greene post new Irish records, but fall agonisingly short in World semis

Updated Jul 23rd 2019, 2:00 PM 2,769 Views 1 Comment

Brendan Hyland set a new Irish record, but was .07 seconds shy of an Olympic standard.

# world-championships - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships
# Team Ireland
From The42
# Team Ireland

Oliver Dingley eliminated in semi-finals at World Diving Championships

Jul 17th 2019, 10:24 AM 2,218 Views 0 Comments

Dingley needed a top-12 finish to book his place in Thursday’s final.

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