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# Pioneer

Last year
Megan Armitage the first Irish woman to race in Tour de France Femmes
All time
Boxing greats call for trailblazer Gogarty to be honoured with statue
The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland
WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson, the first openly gay pro wrestling star, dies aged 79
America's first female Muslim judge found dead on New York riverbank
The man who brought Ticketmaster to Ireland started off selling tickets in a record shop
Everyone's favourite 'sexy football' pioneer would consider Aston Villa job
Li Na bids her farewell to tennis with highly emotional press-conference
Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies
Amelia Earhart search expedition finds 'debris field' off Pacific island