Joshua vs Klitschko: Tale as old as time

Few sports blur the lines of cinema quite like boxing, writes Ronan Mullen. Robert De Niro’s symbiotic relationship with Jake LaMotta endures as proof enough of that, the Academy Award-winner having sparred some 1000 rounds in preparation for Raging Bull....

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Rose and Stenson miss cut in New Orleans as Blixt and Smith set pace

Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson were among the big-name casualties at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans after missing the cut – despite finishing the second round on six under par. Having been six shots off the leaders after a...

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Hamilton: Mercedes not as quick as we need to be

Lewis Hamilton has rebuffed Sebastian Vettel’s claim that Mercedes are not showing their true speed – and insisted that it...

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Floodlights fail at the RDS as Leinster squash Glasgow PRO12 hopes

LEINSTER 31 GLASGOW 30 Leinster squashed Glasgow’s faint Guinness PRO12 play-off bid as Joey Carbery’s 74th-minute penalty saw the hosts...

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Tottenham confirm home matches in 2017/2018 will be played at Wembley

Tottenham will play all their home games at Wembley next season, the club have announced. Spurs will move into the...

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Cork City continue remarkable run with victory against Bray Wanderers

Cork City 2, Bray Wanderers 1 Cork City claimed a record 11th straight win of the season with a hard...

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A GAA citing commissioner would end Sunday Game justice

The outgoing secretary of the GAA’s Disputes Resolution Authority maintains citing commissioners would put an end to The Sunday Game...

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Barcelona boss Luis Enrique puts full faith in returning neymar

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has backed the returning Neymar to boost his side’s LaLiga title hopes ahead of Saturday’s derby...

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Harry Redknapp confident Birmingham can seal narrow escape from relegation

Harry Redknapp heads into his first home game as Birmingham boss against play-off-bound Huddersfield on Saturday adamant his new side...

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Pat Lam makes 10 changes as Connacht welcome Scarlets to the Showground

Connacht’s head coach Pat Lam has made ten changes to his side to face Scarlets at the Sportsground tomorrow night....

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Roscommon stalwart Donie Shine dies

Donie Shine, who played for and managed Roscommon in a long career of service to the Rossies, had died following...

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Why Anthony Joshua’s world title fight against Wladimir Klitschko is such a big deal

It’s the biggest fight of the year – Anthony Joshua v Wladimir Klitschko’s bout at the O2 Arena in London...

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Ilie Nastase apologises for comments during Fed Cup clash

Ilie Nastase has issued an apology for his conduct during Romania’s fiery Fed Cup tie against Great Britain last weekend....

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Rugby referee knocked out with a punch after showing player a red card

An incident in a French Cup juniors game ended with a referee being taken to hospital for treatment. Benjamin Casty...

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Ronald Koeman: Romelu Lukaku future will be decided at end of season

Everton boss Ronald Koeman admits he is still unsure where striker Romelu Lukaku will be playing next season. Lukaku has...

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Leinster make late change ahead of Friday evening encounter

Leinster have been forced to make a late change ahead of this evening’s Guinness PRO12 match against Glasgow at the...

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‘I’m training hard in the gym’: Mourinho looking at ALL his options ahead of weekend

Jose Mourinho offered a tongue-in-cheek solution to Manchester United’s personnel problems: picking himself against Swansea. The Red Devils were without...

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Dejan Lovren signs new Liverpool deal

Defender Dejan Lovren has signed a new long-term contract with Liverpool. The club announced the news on Friday morning as...

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Ulster make three changes to side to face Ospreys

Ulster Director of Rugby Les Kiss has made just three personnel changes to the Ulster team that will travel to...

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Munster ring the changes for trip to Treviso

Munster Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has made 10 changes to the side for tomorrow’s meeting with Treviso in Italy....

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