The42 uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 12 °C Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Other - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Many Clouds collapses and dies moments after beating Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack Shock This post contains videos

Many Clouds collapses and dies moments after beating Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack

Death of 2015 Grand National winner stuns racing community at Cheltenham.

Faugheen's Cheltenham in doubt as he's pulled from Irish Champion Hurdle

Another blow for trainer Willie Mullins.

'Your win has always been my win': Serena and Venus share lovely words after historic final 23 This post contains videos

'Your win has always been my win': Serena and Venus share lovely words after historic final

Serena clinches 23rd Grand Slam singles title in straight-sets win.

There's only two Carl Framptons? Jackal has killer instinct to be Ireland's greatest boxer

Tonight’s WBA featherweight title rematch is not to be missed.

Can Swords make amends for 2016 or will Killester upset the odds in the men's National Cup final?

The two go toe-to-toe this evening in the National Basketball arena in Tallaght.

The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title

Serena beat sister Venus 6-4 6-4 in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena.

'Rules are rules': Usain Bolt has handed back his 2008 Olympic relay gold

Bolt, Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell and Michael Frater surrender medals following Carter’s positive doping test.

Other - Friday 27 January, 2017

Time for Irish basketball to look towards the future, not focus on the past

The glory days may never come again, but the foundations are in place to make the sport great again.

We'll Leave It There So: Cora Staunton is back, Nadal and Federer to meet again and all today's sport

We round-up what happened in the sporting world today.

Serena and Venus 2017: the last chapter in a fairytale nobody saw coming

The sisters meet in their ninth Grand Slam final in a match-up nobody thought was possible.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

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

NBA players try predict the outcome of this weekend's National Cup Final games

Based solely on their names and pictures.

Olympic boxing fights weren't fixed - but there was 'an atmosphere of collusion'

AIBA admit there was an “unwelcome axis of influence” between senior management and judges at the Games.

Set your alarm! Australian Open gets its dream final between Federer and Nadal

Nadal overcomes stunning effort from Grigor Dimitrov to book another Grand Slam showdown with his greatest rival.

Venus and Serena Williams' childhood coach on the moment he realised they could dominate

Rick Macci was not overly impressed by the pair initially.

Welcome to the pit stop of sporting weekends

In his latest column, Tommy Martin says there might not be much sport on this weekend, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Frampton discovers 'devastating' knockout power as Las Vegas debut looms

The WBA featherweight champion defends his title tomorrow night against Leo Santa Cruz.

Other - Thursday 26 January, 2017

McDowell makes a strong start to the year as he rediscovers his form in Qatar

Paul Dunne is also in contention after an opening round 67.

We'll Leave It There So: Hourihane on the move, the Fed Express and all today's sport

Miss any of today’s headlines? Here is what happened in the sporting world.

Carl Frampton gets Conor McGregor backing as title clash looms

The WBA featherweight champion defends his cherished strap against Leo Santa Cruz at the MGM Grand on Saturday night.

Video: A look inside the new state-of-the-art National Indoor Arena The Big Reveal This post contains videos

Video: A look inside the new state-of-the-art National Indoor Arena

It’s a seriously impressive facility.

Ageless, peerless Federer edges Wawrinka in Australian Open thriller

The 35-year old has a chance to win his 18th Grand Slam title on Sunday.

Sister, sister: Serena and Venus set up their first Grand Slam final since 2009

“It’s the biggest dream come true for us,” says Serena.

Jackal Army! 5,000 travelling Frampton fans can match atmosphere of Hatton's heyday

Carl Frampton is looking to defend his WBA featherweight crown against Leo Santa Cruz.

Other - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Boxing legend De la Hoya arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

The star was pulled over around 2 a.m. in Pasadena, northeast of downtown Los Angeles

We'll Leave It There So: One in the eye for Eddie, Bolt loses a medal and all today's sport

Plus, positivity from Joe Schmidt and a tight new hairdo for Jose.

Tiger Woods announces which golf clubs he'll be playing with in 2017

The 14-time Major winner joins TaylorMade’s impressive roster of players.

Bolt stripped of 2008 Olympic relay gold after Jamaica team-mate tests positive

Nesta Carter was caught after the re-testing of blood and urine samples from the Beijing Games.

Santa Cruz believes Frampton's vocal fans may have cost him his world title

“Maybe the judges were affected by it and maybe it influenced their decisions,” said the former champion ahead of Saturday’s rematch.

Vamos! Rafael Nadal is back in a Grand Slam semi-final for the first time in 3 years

The Spaniard hasn’t been this far in a major tournament since he won the French Open in 2014.

Australian bowler suffers fractured skull and brain bleed after training incident

Joe Mennie is said to be ‘feeling well’ after the scare.

McDowell admits he 'hasn't been good enough' after tumble down the world rankings

The Northern Irishman begins his season in Qatar this week.

Another Cheltenham champion ruled out as Annie Power to miss Champion Hurdle

Willie Mullins’ wondermare has suffered a leg injury.

Katie Taylor's NY dream on hold after promoter 'threw his absolute toys out of the pram'

The Bray boxer was set to fight in Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s weekend.

Rory McIlroy reveals he can't even run at the moment, let alone swing a golf club

It’s not exactly ideal Masters preparation for the former world number one.

Serena joins Venus in Australian Open semi-finals after easing past Konta

The American will now face former teenage prodigy Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

Big Ben says he'll sit down to think about whether to retire or go on for another NFL season

The Steelers quarterback says he will ” take some time away to evaluate next season — if there’s gonna be a next season”.

Other - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

We'll Leave It There So: New signings for Munster, Arsenal star in police probe and all today's sport

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