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# On top of the world

Last year
2022
# Flying the flag
'Over the moon' - Two golds and bronze wrap up successful World Championships for Ireland
Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal secured a sixth World Championship title.
# On top of the world
Sherpa guide breaks own record scaling Mount Everest for 26th time
Kami Rita, whose father was among the first Sherpa guides, first scaled Everest in 1994 and has been making the trip nearly every year since.
All time
# On top of the world
Kenya's Chepkoech sets new 5km road world record in Monaco
The former best time of 14:44 was set by the Netherland’s Sifan Hassan in 2019.
# On top of the world
Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement
The new official height of the world’s tallest peak is 8,848.86 metres.
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'I think they've given a lot of people hope': Made in Africa, champions with Liverpool
Sadio Mané and Mo Salah have been trailblazers for African football with their exploits for the 2020 Premier League winners.
# world beater
'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double
The world 1,500m and 10,000m champion insists ‘ I have been clean all my life’.
# Goat
US great Felix adds to remarkable gold haul and breaks Bolt's record for world titles
Her team romped to mixed relay gold in Doha.
# the perfect 10
Johnny Sexton crowned World Rugby Player of the Year
What an achievement.
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Ireland named 2018 World Rugby Team of the Year while Schmidt takes top coach gong
Some going.
# world beaters
Key Ireland midfielder O'Sullivan helps US side past Lyon to historic silverware
North Carolina Courage lifted the inaugural Women’s International Champions Cup crown.
# On top of the world
Irish adventurer Jason Black reaches summit of world's most dangerous mountain
He is only the third Irish person ever to scale K2, the world’s second-highest peak.
# On top of the world
Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain
Derek Mahon from Dublin climbed Mount Everest in 2014.
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Forget about Augusta and St Andrews - Irish golf course named best in the world
The home of golf.
# On top of the world
Conor McGregor partied like a champ after winning the UFC interim belt
The Notorious celebrated his win over Chad Mendes with friends, family and a band of merry Irish fans.
# Cool Runnings
Interview: Galway native on top of the world after North Pole victory
Gary Thornton was more relieved than anything else to finish the icy course last week.
# On top of the world
Rory and G-Mac surge into a share of World Cup lead
Ireland are currently tied on -13 with Australia after day two at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup in China.