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Other - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Paul Dunne continues rich vein of form with strong start in China

The Greystones golfer is just four shots behind first-round leader Bubba Watson at the Shenzhen International.

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident RIP

British Olympic silver medallist Germaine Mason killed in motorcycle accident

The 34-year-old former high jumper died when his vehicle crashed in Jamaica.

Conor McGregor has been named one of TIME's '100 most influential people'

He sits among the likes of the Pope and Donald Trump.

UFC boss estimates McGregor will make $75 million from Mayweather fight

Dana White believes an agreement for the bizarre bout could be in place within a matter of days.

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Trump hits spectacular shot at The Crucible but crashes out of first round to 1,000/1 outsider Upset This post contains videos

Trump hits spectacular shot at The Crucible but crashes out of first round to 1,000/1 outsider

The world number two suffered a surprise defeat to 46-year-old qualifier Rory McLeod at the World Snooker Championship.

Warriors cut down Blazers, Westbrook runs out of gas

Kevin Durant sat out the game.

Other - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Michael Conlan is heading to Chicago for his second pro fight

The Belfast boxer will be in action in the US on 26 May, according to promoter Bob Arum.

Was Serena Williams 8 weeks pregnant when she won the Australian Open?

The US tennis star posted a photo of herself on Snapchat captioned “20 weeks”.

Two-time European indoor athletics champion working with Dublin hurlers

David Gillick is assisting Ger Cunningham and the squad in a performance support role.

Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez kills himself in prison

The tight end was serving a life sentence for first-degree murder.

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Rondo return haunts Celtics as top seeds in East slump to another surprise playoff defeat Bull Run This post contains videos

Rondo return haunts Celtics as top seeds in East slump to another surprise playoff defeat

The Chicago Bulls now lead the series 2-0.

From TheJournal.ie Adidas sorry for email praising those who 'survived' Boston Marathon Apology

Adidas sorry for email praising those who 'survived' Boston Marathon

On social media, customers quickly reminded the company about the real survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Other - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Joshua to Tyson Fury: shut up and get in the ring

The reigning International Boxing Federation title-holder was called a “poor man’s Frank Bruno” in a Twitter spat between the two.

Ice hockey keeper makes incredible diving save from outside the net after puck takes a mad bounce

Could he do with an All Star sliothar though?

Katie Taylor's upcoming fight at Wembley will be a world title eliminator

The Bray boxer is set to take on Germany’s Nina Meinke in a 10-round bout with the WBA intercontinental belt on the line.

A Boston Marathon spectator held a sign with the Super Bowl score before the Patriots' big comeback to motivate runners

Mo Farah doctor to brief British lawmakers in drugs probe

Dr Robin Chakraverty, formerly of UK Athletics, is to give evidence to the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport committee.

LeBron and Kawhi flex their muscles as Cavs, Spurs take control in playoffs Two Zip This post contains videos

LeBron and Kawhi flex their muscles as Cavs, Spurs take control in playoffs

Kawhi Leonard’s haul of 37 points was his highest yet in the playoffs.

Other - Monday 17 April, 2017

Robbie Power rides Our Duke to Irish Grand National victory as Gold Cup odds are slashed

After Cheltenham success last month, trainer Jessica Harrington is enjoying a phenomenal 2017.

Ronnie O'Sullivan bullying claims are 'unfounded' - World Snooker chief

Barry Hearn has responded to claims from O’Sullivan that he has been bullied by World Snooker.

Grieving Boston Celtics star hits 33 points just one day after the death of his little sister

Isaiah Thomas led all scorers as the Celtics went down to the Chicago Bulls in the playoff opener.

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world Winter Tides This post contains videos

'Irish guys can put it up to anyone': Surfing through life on the best waves in the world

We spoke to Ollie O’Flaherty and Gearoid McDaid, who both appear in ‘Winter Tides’.

The Trinity student who’s a world champion in taekwondo

Ellen Ince chats to The42 about the tough task of balancing life as an elite athlete in her sport with college work.

Durant stars as Warriors draw first blood, Celtics fall in emotional clash NBA

Durant stars as Warriors draw first blood, Celtics fall in emotional clash

There were contrasting results for respective top seeds the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics in the NBA playoffs.

Here's how to build your self-belief for sports, work and all aspects of life

Mental skills coach Jason Brennan outlines how we can reframe self-belief into ability-belief.

Play-off defeat always the hardest to swallow but Paul Dunne takes huge step forward

The Greystones golfer moves up to 20th in the Race to Dubai standings after earning a cheque for €277,770 in Morocco.

Other - Sunday 16 April, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 13 of our favourite images from the sporting week Through A Lens This post contains images

It's Sunday so here are 13 of our favourite images from the sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

Ronnie O'Sullivan lashes out at World Snooker chief, says he won't be 'bullied'

The five-time world champion has launched a scathing attack on Barry Hearn over his treatment.

Paul Dunne misses out on first European Tour title after losing play-off

The Wicklow golfer was beaten by Edoardo Molinari in Morocco but still recorded his career best-ever finish.

Yorkhill's stumble allows Michael O'Leary's Road To Respect claim Ryanair Gold Cup glory

There was a dramatic finale to today’s feature race at Fairyhouse.

Ian Poulter had an 'unnerving' encounter with an alligator last night

The Englishman heads into the final round of the RBC Heritage three shots off the lead.

The hunt for Tom Brady's missing jersey and more of the week's best sportswriting

Enjoy this lot with your chocolate breakfast.

LeBron and his reigning NBA champions escaped in their play-off opener against the Pacers

King finished with 32 points and also handed out 13 assists and pulled down six rebounds against the Pacers.

Other - Saturday 15 April, 2017

He dug deep to qualify but Fergal O'Brien didn't last long at the World Snooker Championship

It was always going to be extremely difficult against the reigning champion Mark Selby.

That didn't take long! Ronnie racks up a century in his first-round match at The Crucible Decent Start This post contains videos

That didn't take long! Ronnie racks up a century in his first-round match at The Crucible

The Rocket is taking on debutant Gary Wilson in Sheffield.

Other - Friday 14 April, 2017

The Eire up there: The story of the only Irish-born player to ever make it in the NBA

How Pat Burke went from Tullamore to play with some of the biggest names in basketball.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Stave off those last-days-of-Lent cravings by testing your memory of the sporting week that was.

Other - Thursday 13 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84 RIP

Former US ambassador to Ireland, and owner of Pittsburgh Steelers, Dan Rooney dies aged 84

Rooney was ambassador to Ireland between 2009 and 2012.

One of Ireland's greatest-ever athletes on 'never retiring'

Catherina McKiernan tells The42 about how running has shaped her life since childhood.