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# history-maker - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Serena Williams triumphs at Wimbledon to go level with Steffi Graf on 22 Grand Slams

The American beat Germany’s Angelique Kerber in straight sets this afternoon.

# history-maker - Monday 11 January, 2016

Lionel Messi wins record fifth Ballon d'Or

The Argentina international overcame strong competition from Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo.

# history-maker - Thursday 7 January, 2016

'I don't expect red carpets rolled out for me' - the groundbreaking female GAA referee

The Cavan woman made history in last night’s Dr McKenna Cup game.

# history-maker - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Tiger Woods at 40: The stunning statistics

The American golfer made the cut in 142 consecutive PGA Tour events.

# history-maker - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

The Irish connection behind one of Japan's Rugby World Cup heroes

One of the team’s stars played for Blackrock College RFC at the start of his career.

# history-maker - Monday 7 September, 2015

From The42 10 years to the day since they beat England, Northern Ireland can make history tonight GOOD OMEN

# history-maker - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

This NBA coach proves that being good is far more important than gender

Much was said about her tenure as a head coach in the Las Vegas Summer League.

# history-maker - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From The42 Not even Roger could handle this monstrous, history-making serve sent down by Sam Groth Cannonball This post contains videos

Not even Roger could handle this monstrous, history-making serve sent down by Sam Groth

It was the second-fastest ever serve recorded at Wimbledon.

# history-maker - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From The42 Heartbreak for Ireland as quarter-final shoot-out defeat dents Olympic hopes Cruel Defeat

Heartbreak for Ireland as quarter-final shoot-out defeat dents Olympic hopes

China advance to the last four at Ireland’s expense.

# history-maker - Friday 13 March, 2015

# history-maker - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Ireland's first UFC fighter backs McGregor for a quick finish

Tom Egan fought at UFC 93 in Dublin in 2009.

# history-maker - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Nadal wins ninth French Open, 14th Grand Slam

The world number one also became the first man to win five Roland Garros crowns in succession.

# history-maker - Monday 5 May, 2014

Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session

Selby took advantage of some uncharacteristic mistakes from the Rocket.

# history-maker - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Here's everything that's happened so far on Michael D's historic State visit to the UK History Maker This post contains videos

Here's everything that's happened so far on Michael D's historic State visit to the UK

A busy day for President Higgins and his wife on their historic visit to the UK. Here’s a handy and comprehensive round-up of what’s been happening.

# history-maker - Sunday 5 June, 2011

From The42 Nadal beats Federer to land record-equalling sixth French Open History Maker This post contains videos

Nadal beats Federer to land record-equalling sixth French Open

Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer 7-5 7-6 (7-3) 5-7 6-1 to win the French Open and equal Bjorn Borg’s record of six Roland Garros titles.