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Other - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Stunning hole-in-one helps Thomas lead in Mexico with McIlroy 2 shots back One Bounce This post contains videos

Stunning hole-in-one helps Thomas lead in Mexico with McIlroy 2 shots back

The season’s second WGC event is shaping to be a thriller between some of the world’s brightest stars.

'One Time became Two Time, baby!' - Unbeaten Thurman unifies welterweight titles

The 28-year-old won by split decision to hand Danny Garcia a first defeat at New York’s Barclays Center last night.

Why Jordi Cruyff sacked himself, Ranieri exit laced with deceit and the week's best sportswriting

Leicester City and American sports feature prominently in this selection of articles from the last seven days.

Bellew stuns hobbling Haye with 11th round stoppage in heavyweight upset

A sixth-round injury left Haye on one leg and Bellew punched him out of the ring for a stoppage victory.

Other - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Katie Taylor eases to third pro victory amid fifth-round stoppage

Wearing black shorts with gold trim, the Irish boxer entered to the sounds of AC/DC’s ‘Thunderstruck’.

From TheJournal.ie A stunning new Irish film looks at why Co Clare is a Mecca for the world's top surfers Between Land And Sea This post contains videos

A stunning new Irish film looks at why Co Clare is a Mecca for the world's top surfers

And how its fulltime surfers dedicate their lives to their craft.

Heartbreak for Ciara Mageean as she's forced to drop out of 1500m European Indoor final Injury Worry This post contains videos

Heartbreak for Ciara Mageean as she's forced to drop out of 1500m European Indoor final

She limped off the track in Belgrade with less than two laps to go.

King of the 40! The NFL 40-yard dash record has been broken History Maker This post contains videos

King of the 40! The NFL 40-yard dash record has been broken

John Ross ran a blistering time of 4.22 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Salt Bae backlash and 'Mange tout, Cillian!' It's Comments of the Week

This week’s lesson: Be more like Luis Guillorme.

How well do you remember these sporting bloopers?

In the wake of the now-infamous Oscars moment, we look back on some of the more memorable slip-ups in sport from down through the years.

Bernard Dunne on overcoming adversity, exciting times for Irish boxing and working with the Dubs

The former world champion assesses the current crop of fighters and opens up on the journey that has seen him become a success outside of the ring.

Mark Downey: the 20-year-old Irishman whose gold rush could see him become world champion

The Down native has won three gold medals at the last three World Cup events.

‘A better contract wasn’t forthcoming’ – The man leaving Irish boxing behind for Germany

The IABA confirmed Eddie Bolger’s departure earlier this week. The experienced coach subsequently spoke to The42 about his reasons for the move.

Taylor primed for aggressive tactics from 'rough' Gentili in London

The Bray boxer steps into the ring for her third professional bout against the experienced Italian tonight.

Other - Friday 3 March, 2017

Mageean scrapes into 1500m final at European Indoors while Gregan bows out

It’s been a disappointing day for a number of Irish athletes.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Goodbye, my Coney Island baby as another high-profile runner is ruled out of Cheltenham

The JP McManus-owned six-year-old has a badly bruised foot.

You'll never be as cool as Luis Guillorme catching a flying baseball bat so don't bother trying Bat Man This post contains videos

Marathon Murray v Kohlschreiber tie-break lasts for more than half an hour

Epic was the sixth time a breaker has gone to 38 points since 1991.

Katie is becoming a star - but beware of cheap imitations, warns Hearn

Promoter Eddie Hearn has been fulsome in his praise of Katie Taylor ahead of her third professional bout in London this weekend.

'You have to get the bad voices out of your head, and those voices were there for a long time'

Ciara Mageean is Ireland’s leading medal hope at this weekend’s European Indoor Athletics Championships.

Other - Thursday 2 March, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: Familiar faces return for Ireland, Clarke's retirement and today's sport

Elsewhere, big news for Irish boxing fans and Paul McGinley offers up some interesting comments on Rory McIlroy’s latest controversy

Baseball star admits eating fake passport as he was smuggled into the US

Jose Abreu was the subject of an intense bidding war in the MLB in 2013.

Former NBA star apologises for saying he'd 'shower across the street' from gay team-mate

Amar’e Stoudemire said his response was meant to be ‘taken as a joke.’

David Haye does boxing no favours as he warns Bellew to 'enjoy your last days'

It’s not the first time Haye’s mouth has got him in trouble.

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Big news for Irish boxing fans as eir Sport snaps up BoxNation

Garcia v Thurman and Canelo v Chavez Jr on the cards for BoxNation in 2017.

'Talented' motocross rider banned for 4 years following positive cocaine test

Ross Fanning failed a drugs test following a race in July 2016.

Flips, tricks and technique: An insight into Parkour and Freerunning

What started out as a hobbie, has brought Katie McDonnell onto the set of some Hollywood movies.

'New rules will drag golf kicking and screaming into the 21st century'

Golf’s rulemakers are doing the right thing trying to modernise the game.

'How do you turn down the US President?': McGinley on McIlroy's round with Trump

The former Ryder Cup captain says Rory McIlroy was in a no-win situation.

Other - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: Jackson to stay at Ulster, CPA consider strike action and all today's sport

Plus, we have the fixture details for tomorrow’s Munster Schools Senior Cup semi-final.

Expecting the worst, Golden State Warriors reassured about integral Kevin Durant

KD could yet feature in the Western Conference Playoffs.

Wada welcomes Putin's comments on Russia anti-doping system

The Russian president says they must heed the demands of the McLaren report.

Golf set for its biggest rules shake-up in centuries

It’s hoped the new rules will help to speed up play.

Phelps: I've never been in clean international race

Speaking at a US congressional hearing, Phelps said home races were fine though.

'He's out and that's it' - Thistlecrack will definitely miss Cheltenham Gold Cup

After a second scan, the decision has been made that the nine-year-old won’t run on 17 March.

'It's the equivalent of racism and sexism' - Kevin Kilbane hits out at David Haye for 'retards' slur Controversy This post contains videos

'It's the equivalent of racism and sexism' - Kevin Kilbane hits out at David Haye for 'retards' slur

The ex-Ireland international criticised the boxing star for calling fans the derogatory term.

'Respect the guy, don't respect the guy, I don't care': McIlroy defends 'surreal experience' with Trump

“I’m sorry if I sort of, I don’t know, p***ed people off. But I felt I was in a position where I couldn’t really do anything but say yes.”

Other - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: New Jersey fixture for Ireland, Sheridan moves to Poland and all today's sport

Here’s what the world of sport conjured up today.

From TheJournal.ie Legendary Soviet gymnast sells Olympic medals to 'save her from starvation' Sparrow Of Minsk

Legendary Soviet gymnast sells Olympic medals to 'save her from starvation'

Korbut, 61, captured the imagination of the sporting world with her spellbinding displays in Munich.