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Other - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Chicago Cubs fan dies after falling over railing at Wrigley Field RIP

Chicago Cubs fan dies after falling over railing at Wrigley Field

The 42-year-old suffered head trauma while attempting to leave the ground following their MLB game with the Cincinnati Reds.

LeBron and Co cruise past Celtics in game one romp

The Cavs made it look easy last night.

Other - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Former Leinster star Gopperth in awards clean sweep

The veteran fly-half was named Aviva Premiership Player of the Season tonight.

The movie about the match that changed tennis forever is on its way Cinema Date This post contains videos

The movie about the match that changed tennis forever is on its way

‘Battle of the Sexes’ should be in Irish cinemas later this year.

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub

The WTA claim the reasoning is wrong.

Jon Rahm the latest big name to join McIlroy, Rose and Willett at this summer's Irish Open

Quality field and a quality course; this year’s tournament is shaping up to be one of the best yet.

The doctor who inspired Will Smith's Concussion movie is coming to Ireland

Dr Bennet Omalu will speak at the Royal College of Surgeons in June.

'Boxing is like a microscope looking into your heart, looking into your soul'

A three-part BBC documentary on Barry McGuigan and family starts tonight.

Which way to the finals? Steph and the Warriors run amok against the Spurs

San Antonio left to rue Kawhi Leonard’s injury as they trail 2-0 in Western conference finals.

Other - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Ireland's Cheltenham Gold Cup winner breaks ribs in fall

Robbie Power previously suffered a spinal injury in January.

Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

The former world number one will miss the tournament for the second year in a row.

Cyclist who suffered concussion in heavy crash pulled from Tour of California Ouch! This post contains videos

Cyclist who suffered concussion in heavy crash pulled from Tour of California

The cyclist was pulled out of a race yesterday after taking a heavy fall.

Incredible mare Annie Power is retired from racing

The five-time Grade 1 winner will not be returning to the track.

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A bench player was the Celtics' unlikely hero in Game 7 last night Anybody Here Seen Kelly? This post contains videos

A bench player was the Celtics' unlikely hero in Game 7 last night

Kelly Olynyk had the game of his life.

Good news for McIlroy after back scan shows no new injury

The world number two was hampered by back pain at last week’s Players Championship.

Other - Monday 15 May, 2017

Roger Federer to skip Roland Garros to focus on grass and hardcourt

He’s won in Paris just once.

American Olympic skater banned for 4 years after doping with fertility drug

Speed skater Chris Creveling was caught with the substance which boosts testosterone levels in the body.

Maria Sharapova's comeback gathers pace as she secures place in Wimbledon qualifiers

And she could be handed a place in the French Open tomorrow.

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Win and you're in: Dublin Marathon want championship incentives for this year's race

Race director Jim Aughney is hopeful the 2017 national champions will earn qualification for next summer’s European Championships.

Australian anti-doping chiefs say new Ben Johnson ad is no laughing matter

The Canadian sprinter is the star of a new ad in Australia.

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant were on fire in last night's NBA playoff Dynamic Duo This post contains videos

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant were on fire in last night's NBA playoff

The pair combine for 74 points in their Game One win over the San Antonio Spurs.

Kim becomes youngest-ever Players champion as McIlroy heads for MRI scan

The 21-year-old South Korean saw off Ian Poulter and Louis Oosthuizen in Florida.

Other - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Santner spins New Zealand to 51-run win over Ireland

The One-Day tri-series continued at Malahide today.

Rafael Nadal equals Djokovic record with Madrid Open triumph

For the fifth time in his career Nadal won the Madrid Open, with a straight-sets victory over a spirited Dominic Thiem.

It's Sunday so here are 12 of our favourite images from the sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

Watch: Team Sky's Geraint Thomas taken out by police motorbike during Giro d'Italia Giro D'Italia This post contains videos

Watch: Team Sky's Geraint Thomas taken out by police motorbike during Giro d'Italia

“I don’t know what to say, except it’s ridiculous.”

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Hamilton overtakes Vettel to win thrilling Spanish Grand Prix F1

Hamilton overtakes Vettel to win thrilling Spanish Grand Prix

It’s Hamilton’s second win of the year.

WTA slams 'unacceptable' Madrid Open over Nastase ceremony appearance

Nastase presented Simona Halep with her trophy last night.

Building a wall in Kerry and Ireland's finest tag-team - It's Tweets of the Week

Plus, Dublin’s new full forward and the Eurovision making Australian rugby look good.

The wonderful world of Owen Hargreaves, girls v boys and more of the week's best sportswriting

Grab an immense cup of coffee and an immense biscuit and join us for the best of the internet this week.

Ever wondered why the grass on telly looks so much better than your lawn at home? How's She Cuttin'? This post contains videos

Ever wondered why the grass on telly looks so much better than your lawn at home?

We caught up with Shane Webb, one of the groundsmen at The Curragh, to find out the science behind the well-kept ground.

Other - Saturday 13 May, 2017

After ditching plans to study medicine and play for Leinster, Meath teen is determined to excel in AFL

Six months after making the move to Melbourne, Conor Nash is delighted he decided to join Hawthorn.

Mark O'Connor makes AFL debut but Geelong overpowered

The Kerry native made his bow at the MCG.

Lewis Hamilton takes Spanish GP pole

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari will start alongside Hamilton on the front row.

Rory McIlroy to have scan on injury but remains in Players contention

Bothered by his back, Rory McIlroy said he would need a scan to determine the severity of the injury.

'From a young age I've had dark thoughts. One day, I had enough, abandoned hope and was going to end the pain'

Irish hockey international Paul Gleghorne opens up to The42 on the mental health illness which saw him sink to the depths of despair. This is his journey back from the brink.

John Wall and the Wizards force game 7 against Celtics

It’s back to Boston for the decider.

Other - Friday 12 May, 2017

Frustration for Ireland as heavy rain wipes out first fixture of the summer

There was a no result in this afternoon’s tri-series opener.

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