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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# first

All time
# Men and Women
European Tour announces first mixed-gender event
The inaugural Scandinavian Mixed will be held in Sweden in June 2020.
# Chaos
England v France and New Zealand v Italy games called off at the World Cup
Meanwhile, it’s still uncertain if Japan’s clash with Scotland in Pool A will go ahead.
# Calling the shots
'Special day' for Australian female umpire who made history officiating men's ODI
Claire Polosak became the first female umpire to stand in a men’s one-day cricket international.
# first and foremost
'Everything we need' - Big Olympic boost as top Irish sailors open the doors of their 'new home'
Rio medallist Annalise Murphy is among the 13 leading sailors based at the new facility in Dún Laoghaire.
# first
Harry Kane has finally scored a Premier League goal in August
The England international was on target as Tottenham overcame Fulham at Wembley.
# ode to joy
'I would never have thought it would be possible. I would have said, 'Absolutely not''
Trailblazing referee Joy Neville looks back through the past few months, and years, of breaking boundaries and smashing firsts.
# Mixed Foursomes
Male and female golfers to compete together in historic European Team Championships
The competition will feature a 50/50 gender split.
# feed me
McDonald's is 75 years old today - here's what their first menu looked like
It’s all a little more streamlined shall we say.
# sponsored
This guy just took an incredible paramotor flight from Malin to Mizen
The Kerry adventurer navigated sub-zero temperatures at 10,000 ft to make the 590km journey.
# first
London's Olympic Stadium calling for West Ham
The Hammers were named today as ‘first bidder’ for Olympic Stadium.
# HCup
Heineken Cup build-up: Elwood determined to haze the new boys
Connacht will soon be two-year veterans in Europe’s top-tier and winning just once is no longer an option.
# HCup
'Nobody expects us to get a result in Leinster' - Ian Whitten
The former Ulster winger is enjoying life with Exeter Chiefs and ready to take a few scalps in the Heineken Cup.
# Transplant
Swedish women in world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants
Uterine transplants are a relatively novel medical procedure, with the first successful one conducted in Turkey in 2011.
# speedy spaniard
Dani Pedrosa dominates the field to win the Indianapolis MotoGP
The Spaniard started the race in pole position and never looked back.