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'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty Sensational This post contains videos

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty

Mark Selby hit the ‘mother of all doubles’ in tonight’s semi-final with Ding Junhui at the Crucible.

'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova

The Canadian has been long seen as the Russian’s heir in the sport’s marketability stakes.

The42's Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Day Four of Punchestown

We’re all set for another big day of horse racing.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had' Darkness Into Light

'I was going to end my life or I was going to get better. That was the choice I had'

Gary Seery turned to exercise to help him cope with anxiety and depression

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Chloe and Sam Magee one win away from Ireland's first European Championship medal

The Irish pair came from a set down to book their place in the quarter-finals.

Mullins closes the gap on Elliott after Unowhatimeanharry's thrilling win at Punchestown

It left Willie Mullins just €167,000 behind Gordon Elliot for the trainers’ championship.

Don't say it too loudly, but Ireland could become a Test-playing nation this summer

Cricket Ireland will submit an application to a new membership council of the International Cricket Council.

Klitschko records fight prediction on USB stick which he'll auction off for charity

The 41-year-old insists he’s enjoying being underdog and challenger to Anthony Joshua.

Dunne's vast experience and role with Jim Gavin's Dublin made him the 'perfect candidate'

The former world champion was today appointed as the IABA’s new high performance director.

Nina aims to pop idol Katie: 'You've got to box the best to be the best'

The undefeated German faces Katie Taylor this weekend in a title eliminator at Wembley Stadium.

Katie Taylor spars against a tennis ball in prep for world title eliminator Skillz This post contains videos

Annie Power, Willie Mullins' beloved wondermare, may have run her last race

The 2016 champion hurdler is in foal to Camelot.

IABA unveil Bernard Dunne as new high performance director

“My vision is to take the very best in the current system and match it with the very latest in high performance training.”

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life Doping This post contains videos

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life

Tennis bosses sending the wrong message by allowing Sharapova to return, says Bouchard.

Top-seeded Celtics back from the brink as they take 3-2 lead against the Bulls

In the earlier game, the Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 103-99.

Other - Yesterday’s News

Evans bows out of European Championships as Magee siblings Ireland's last hope

The three-time Olympian was beaten by young Danish star Anders Antosen.

'The best feeling in the world' as Sharapova makes winning return following 15-month ban She's Back This post contains videos

'The best feeling in the world' as Sharapova makes winning return following 15-month ban

The former world number one beat Roberta Vinci in straight sets at the Stuttgart Open.

They've done it again! Harrington and Power win epic Gold Cup with Sizing John

Cheltenham champ wins Wednesday’s big race at Punchestown in a photo finish.

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.

Sharapova returns to professional tennis today, 15 months after revealing positive drugs test

However, plenty of players aren’t happy that she is being granted wildcard entries into tournaments.

Lowry finds the right balance between family and golf after a 'whirlwind' two years

The 30-year-old has a big summer ahead but the birth of his daughter has given Lowry a fresh perspective on life on Tour.

One of the Toronto Blue Jays made an amazing flip over another player to score last night Flying High This post contains videos

One of the Toronto Blue Jays made an amazing flip over another player to score last night

Chris Coghlan of the Blue Jays made one of the plays of the season.

Ronnie O'Sullivan's Crucible challenge is hanging by a thread against Ding

Ding on the brink of World Championship semis after opening up 10-6 lead.

Serena pressed 'wrong button' to reveal pregnancy

She quickly deleted the Snap.

James Harden and the Rockets ended Russell Westbrook's historic season last night

The Rockets beat the Thunder 105-99 to win their playoff series.

Other - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Resilient Evans prevails on memorable day for Ireland at European Championships

Chloe Magee and Sam Magee were victors in the mixed doubles while Rachael Darragh won her first-round clash in the women’s singles.

Robbie Power's dream season continues as Un De Sceaux falls to shock defeat

Willie Mullins also closed the gap in the race for the Irish trainers’ title at Punchestown today.

Ronnie loses first 3 frames of Ding quarter-final, but he's already started the comeback

Higgins, Selby and Hawkins all lead after the opening quarter-final sessions.

Shock Cheltenham winner Labaik refused to start another race today Giddy Up This post contains videos

Shock Cheltenham winner Labaik refused to start another race today

That’s the third time in four races for the Supreme Novice Hurdle winner.

Adrian Peterson confirms deal with Saints

The running back could make a Week 1 return to Minnesota after confirming he has an offer on the table from the New Orleans Saints.

Bale ruled out of Champions League semi-finals as El Clasico start backfires

The Welshman, who has struggled with injuries throughout the season, was taken off in the first half of Sunday’s defeat to Barcelona.

'I look at other guys who have won medals and think 'if he can do it I can definitely do it''

Scott Evans begins his eighth European Championships campaign later today, and the three-time Olympian has never been in a better frame of mind to win a first major medal.

You won't be able to ring into golf tournaments and cost players majors after today

One eagle-eyed TV viewer cost Lexi Thompson a four-stroke penalty and a major championship recently.

After being ridiculed with Barney music, Raptors take control of enthralling Bucks series NBA This post contains videos

After being ridiculed with Barney music, Raptors take control of enthralling Bucks series

Meanwhile, Steph Curry hit the 30-point mark as the Warriors cruised into the second round.

Other - Monday 24 April, 2017

'I will continue to take a lead': Serena Williams condemns Ilie Nastase comments

The World Number One quoted Maya Angelou in her response to the Romanian’s weekend rants.

Serena Williams marks return to world number one with message to unborn baby

Williams has not played since making history in Melbourne, but the 23-time grand slam champion is back at the top of the rankings.

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