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# World Championships

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Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break
The five-time champion was knocked out by last year’s runner-up Ding Junhui.
Russian athletes banned from competing at London World Championships
It looks like November will be their earliest possible return to international competition.
O'Donovan brothers receive heroes' welcome home after Olympics triumph
Paul and Gary will enjoy further acclaim as they prepare for an open-top bus celebration in Skibbereen.
Future looks bright for MMA as Ireland leads medal haul at World Championships
Irish amateur fighters brought home a total of six medals — more than any other country — from Las Vegas.
No world final but Irish diver still beaming after Rio qualification
His Olympic spot is in the bag and that’s all that matters for the 23-year-old right now.
Seb Coe's right-hand man steps aside over leaked email
“What has become apparent today is that I have become the story.”
'Disgraceful!' - People were NOT happy with how Ireland's Michael O'Reilly was judged today
The fighter lost his box-off at the World Championships in Doha today and must now wait for an Olympic place.
Irish boxer Michael Conlan is one win away from World Championship gold
Conlan claimed a comprehensive win over Dzmitry Asanau.
Irish boxer Joe Ward moves a step closer to becoming a world champion
There was disappointment for Seán McComb, however.
Michael O'Reilly completes great day for Ireland at World Championships
Irish team captain Michael Conlan and teenager Brendan Irvine also recorded wins.
Mixed fortunes for Ireland's boxers as the World Championships begin in Qatar
Irvine and O’Reilly march on in pursuit of medals.
Billy Walsh delays talks on his future as Team Ireland tune up for Worlds in Italy
Seán McComb and Brendan Irvine have shaken off knocks, while Michael Conlan is team captain for Doha campaign.
'The greatest British athlete of all time' - Mo Farah wins historic world gold
It’s Farah’s seventh consecutive World and Olympic title.
'It shows my resolve' - Ireland’s Rob Heffernan finishes fifth at World Championships
Meanwhile, the Irish men’s 4x400m relay team have set a new national record.
Javelin gold medallist in Beijing learned how to throw from YouTube videos
Kenya’s Julius Yego won gold at the World Championships.
10,000m runner learns the hard way why you should never celebrate too early
Molly Huddle missed out on a medal thanks to premature celebration.
Good versus evil has no place in a race run in the shadows
We spoke to author Richard Moore ahead of the 100m final at the World Athletics Championships.
'I was back training 3 days after giving birth' - The life of an Irish Olympic hopeful
Sinead Jennings and Claire Lambe chat to The42 about next week’s World Championships and Rio 2016.
Ireland's 7-a-side football team guarantee place at Rio 2016
A 1-0 victory ensured the Irish side’s place at next year’s Paralympics.
3 Irishmen are one step away from a place at snooker's World Championships
There was bad news for two legends of the game in round two at Ponds Forge, however.
Jimmy White on snooker, the Devil's d**k and stealing his dead brother from a funeral home
The snooker legend chats to about his eventful time in the spotlight.
Power ranking Katie Taylor's 8 most memorable victories
On the back of the Bray native’s World Championships win yesterday, we recall her greatest triumphs.
Katie Taylor is through to another world championship final
Yana Allekseenva will attempt to stop the Bray star’s five-in-a-row bid.
Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch
The Bray native will now face Jinhua Yin of China on Sunday for a spot in the final.
4 years after taking up running, Orna Dilworth will represent Ireland at the 50km world championships
Sometimes, a marathon just isn’t long enough.
Silver lining as Ryan Mullen misses out on world title by fraction of a second
Mullen stormed to second in today’s U23 time-trial in Ponferrada, Spain.
‘I was unemployed and triathlon was the only thing I had’
We chat to Irish-based Czech athlete Tamara Maxantova about competing in the World Championships next month.
Lanigan-O'Keefe storms through qualification to become 1st Irish male in modern pentathlon world final
The 22-year-old Kilkenny man will compete in the final tomorrow morning in Warsaw.
Michael Phelps plays down Championship prospects, says he just wants to have fun
‘It feels good to be able to swim on your own terms,’ says the 18-time Olympic champ.
Sixth place for both Irvine and Ryan overnight at World Championships
It was a solid, if not spectacular, night for Irish riders in Colombia.
The Irishman bidding to become a tug of war world champion speaks to Eddie Gallagher about his side’s chances at this month’s World Championships in Castlebar.
The man who’s helping Taekwon-Do to thrive in Ireland
We interview Stephen Ryan about the Irish team’s unprecedented success at the recent World Championships.
'You feel sick when you see things like that' - O'Sullivan on the doping scourge
The Irish athlete told us that retrospective medal upgrades could never replace the stolen thrill of victory.
‘F**k your no headgear’: Worlds end in disappointment for Paddy Barnes
Barnes was beaten by Jasurbek Latipov in the flyweight quarter-finals today.
Ward and McComb progress to last 16 of World Championships
The Irish fighters both recorded wins in Kazakhstan today.
‘I know it’s what I’m put on this planet to do — to box’
European champion Jason Quigley is ready to kick off his World Championship challenge in Kazakhstan later this morning.
'I just keep telling myself that at the end of the day, it's only a sport'
Belfast boxer Paddy Barnes is putting no pressure on himself as he starts out in search of an elusive World Championship medal.
World Championships: Adam Nolan crashes out in controversial defeat
London 2012 Olympian lost out on a split decision against French welterweight Souleymane Cissokho.
Russian sprinters cite 'storm of emotions' as they slam claims of gay kiss
Usain Bolt gives Moscow 7/10 and says Russians need to smile more
The sprint world champion reflected on Gold Medal-filled week.