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# on-top-of-the-world - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Kenya's Chepkoech sets new 5km road world record in Monaco
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Kenya's Chepkoech sets new 5km road world record in Monaco

Feb 14th 2021, 1:47 PM 8,211 Views 6 Comments

The former best time of 14:44 was set by the Netherland’s Sifan Hassan in 2019.

# on-top-of-the-world - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement
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Mount Everest grows four metres after China and Nepal agree new height measurement

Dec 8th 2020, 10:52 AM 16,704 Views 27 Comments

The new official height of the world’s tallest peak is 8,848.86 metres.

# on-top-of-the-world - Friday 24 July, 2020

'I think they've given a lot of people hope': Made in Africa, champions with Liverpool
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'I think they've given a lot of people hope': Made in Africa, champions with Liverpool

Jul 24th 2020, 3:00 PM 11,817 Views 6 Comments

Sadio Mané and Mo Salah have been trailblazers for African football with their exploits for the 2020 Premier League winners.

# on-top-of-the-world - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double
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'Test me every single day,' says Salazar runner Hassan after golden double

Oct 6th 2019, 12:16 AM 6,872 Views 10 Comments

The world 1,500m and 10,000m champion insists ‘ I have been clean all my life’.

# on-top-of-the-world - Sunday 29 September, 2019

US great Felix adds to remarkable gold haul and breaks Bolt's record for world titles
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US great Felix adds to remarkable gold haul and breaks Bolt's record for world titles

Sep 29th 2019, 9:15 PM 8,680 Views 0 Comments

Her team romped to mixed relay gold in Doha.

# on-top-of-the-world - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Johnny Sexton crowned World Rugby Player of the Year
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Johnny Sexton crowned World Rugby Player of the Year

Nov 25th 2018, 10:12 PM 79,832 Views 128 Comments

What an achievement.

Ireland named 2018 World Rugby Team of the Year while Schmidt takes top coach gong
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Ireland named 2018 World Rugby Team of the Year while Schmidt takes top coach gong

Nov 25th 2018, 10:07 PM 19,550 Views 14 Comments

Some going.

# on-top-of-the-world - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Key Ireland midfielder O'Sullivan helps US side past Lyon to historic silverware
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Key Ireland midfielder O'Sullivan helps US side past Lyon to historic silverware

Jul 31st 2018, 6:59 PM 7,465 Views 0 Comments

North Carolina Courage lifted the inaugural Women’s International Champions Cup crown.

# on-top-of-the-world - Monday 23 July, 2018

Irish adventurer Jason Black reaches summit of world's most dangerous mountain
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Irish adventurer Jason Black reaches summit of world's most dangerous mountain

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 36,082 Views 30 Comments

He is only the third Irish person ever to scale K2, the world’s second-highest peak.

# on-top-of-the-world - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain
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Dublin man sets off to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in bid to climb each continent's highest mountain

Jul 30th 2017, 7:00 PM 14,685 Views 19 Comments

Derek Mahon from Dublin climbed Mount Everest in 2014.

# on-top-of-the-world - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Forget about Augusta and St Andrews - Irish golf course named best in the world
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Forget about Augusta and St Andrews - Irish golf course named best in the world

Jan 5th 2016, 7:38 PM 26,170 Views 13 Comments

The home of golf.

# on-top-of-the-world - Monday 13 July, 2015

Conor McGregor partied like a champ after winning the UFC interim belt
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Conor McGregor partied like a champ after winning the UFC interim belt

Jul 13th 2015, 4:13 PM 26,176 Views 14 Comments

The Notorious celebrated his win over Chad Mendes with friends, family and a band of merry Irish fans.

# on-top-of-the-world - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Interview: Galway native on top of the world after North Pole victory
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Interview: Galway native on top of the world after North Pole victory

Apr 20th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,362 Views 17 Comments

Gary Thornton was more relieved than anything else to finish the icy course last week.

# on-top-of-the-world - Friday 25 November, 2011

Rory and G-Mac surge into a share of World Cup lead
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Rory and G-Mac surge into a share of World Cup lead

Nov 25th 2011, 10:47 AM 1,029 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are currently tied on -13 with Australia after day two at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup in China.