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Other - Thursday 13 April, 2017

'That's not snooker:' Ireland's O'Brien receives scathing criticism from opponent

Fergal O’Brien qualified for the World Snooker Championship with a final frame decider that took almost two hours to finish.

Dustin Johnson commits to Wells Fargo after missing Masters with back injury DJ

Dustin Johnson commits to Wells Fargo after missing Masters with back injury

The world number one is set to return next month.

Annie Power set for return as Mullins rolls out big guns for Punchestown

Un De Sceaux, Djakadam, Nichols Canyon and Vroum Vroum Mag will also be among the champion trainer’s contingent.

'Walking out at the Maracana brought a tear to me eye. I never had those moments with GB'

Ollie Dingley is an Irish athlete, he’s proud to represent Ireland and has once again reiterated his desire to put Ireland on the diving map.

Draw unkind to O'Brien as he faces top seed Selby in World Championship opener

Elsewhere, Mark Allen will take on Jimmy Robertson and Ronnie O’Sullivan begins his campaign against Gary Wilson.

NBA playoff picture: Celtics on top in East as Cavs falter, Bulls and Pacers advance

Title favourites the Golden State Warriors are No 1 seeds in the Western Conference.

Other - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Fergal O'Brien qualifies for World Champs by winning the longest frame of snooker ever played (no, really)

O’Brien v Gilbert has earned its place in snooker’s record books.

Fernando Alonso will skip the Monaco Grand Prix to race in the Indy 500 F1

Fernando Alonso will skip the Monaco Grand Prix to race in the Indy 500

McLaren will be without Alonso in Monaco next month after announcing the Spaniard will instead race in Indianapolis.

'He was a very sore loser': Harrington opens up on testy relationship with Garcia

The Dubliner admits the pair are civil to each other, but it’s always through gritted teeth.

'At 24 years old, I'd like to live closer to the city but that would mean getting a second job'

Eight months after the Rio Olympics, diver Ollie Dingley is hoping to continue on an upward curve and is ready to take calculated risks both on and off the board in 2017.

Other - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan tells Donald Trump to 'chill bruv'

The snooker star criticised the US president over a North Korea-related tweet.

One of Katie Taylor's London 2012 rivals has followed her into pro boxing

Natasha Jonas is already facing questions about a possible rematch with Katie.

Warriors winning streak ends at 14, Cavs slip with LeBron rested

The NBA front-runners have turned their thoughts to the play-offs.

Other - Monday 10 April, 2017

Watch: Russell Westbrook breaks NBA single-season triple-double record Landmark This post contains videos

Watch: Russell Westbrook breaks NBA single-season triple-double record

The Oklahoma City Thunder guard surpassed Oscar Robertson’s 55-year-old feat on Sunday.

'Seve was there for me' - Garcia on Masters triumph

Perseverance paid off for the Spaniard after over 70 attempts at a Major.

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WATCH: Sergio Garcia's moment of a lifetime

The Spaniard kept his nerve at the first playoff hole to secure an historic win.

Other - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Sweet 16! Matt Kuchar conjured a moment to remember during his final round at Augusta Hole In One This post contains videos

Sweet 16! Matt Kuchar conjured a moment to remember during his final round at Augusta

He had a terrific round overall and finished on five-under.

It could be a long night ahead as Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose battle it out at Augusta

The Spaniard is chasing a first ever major win.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite sports pics from the past week

These are the sporting images that have caught our eye over the past seven days.

Doping should be made a criminal offence - Paula Radcliffe

The former Olympian outlined her reasons for the proposed action on BBC radio.

Lewis Hamilton hits back with Chinese win

The Briton took swift revenge for his defeat by Sebastian Vettel in the Formula One season-opener.

‘I’d built up so much pride off the Olympics and then here I was… Like a complete novice!’

Irish rower Claire Lambe chats to The42 about helping Cambridge win the Boat Race and getting used to life after Rio 2016.

Rory McIlroy needs 'round of his life' at Masters

The world number two shot a one-under-par 71 in Saturday’s third round at Augusta National.

Axing the academy, 105-mph baseball to the head and more of this week's best sportswriting

Out in the sun too long yesterday? Chill out with some of the best writing on the internet this week.

Vamos! Rose and Garcia share Masters lead entering mouth-watering last round

Neither European has won at Augusta before.

Eddie Dunbar puts down big marker with historic stage win at U23 Tour of Flanders

IT was a big win for the Cork native.

Other - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Hoffman surges ahead at Masters as Garcia stumbles

Things are heating up at Augusta.

Great news for Katie Walsh as she's passed fit to ride in the Grand National

Daryl Jacob has also been cleared to take part in the big one at Aintree today.

Hamilton smashes Shanghai record to take pole F1

Hamilton smashes Shanghai record to take pole

Kimi Raikkonen’s record lap in Q2 did not last long, as Lewis Hamilton bettered his mark to take pole at the Chinese Grand Prix.

Alarm bells ringing for Liverpool's Champions League prospects

Jurgen Klopp is facing two of the most hostile Premier League away fixtures in a row and is going into these vital matches without key individuals.

3 each-way shots that could land you a jackpot in the Grand National

So you’re telling us there’s a chance?

Deja vu or a major breakthrough? Opportunity knocks for Garcia

Sergio Garcia has suffered his share of heartbreaks, but victory at the Masters would be particularly significant at Augusta this weekend.

The story behind one of sport's biggest scandals

Jamie Reid chats to The42 about his acclaimed book on gangsters, horse-racing and doping.

Other - Friday 7 April, 2017

The42′s Winning Post: Everything you need to enjoy Day Three of Aintree

And hopefully find you a winner.

McIlroy makes a move at Augusta but Lowry fades after disastrous start to second round

Charley Hoffman is still the leader but he has just dropped three shots.