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# Shock

All time
# Regrets
'We’re going to have to stay tight. There will be a lot of questions from the outside'
Ireland played into Japan’s hands in their shock 19-12 defeat to Japan.
# Upset
'All the Irish media were talking about South Africa' - Japan savour huge shock
The Brave Blossoms took some motivation from the Irish focus on a possible quarter-final.
# Shock
'It's not a surprise because I've seen how much work those boys put in'
Irishman Dean Lester was part of Uruguay’s S&C team in their preparation for the World Cup.
# Shock
Celtic's Champions League campaign ends in humiliation after home defeat to CFR Cluj
Neil Lennon’s side side lost 4-3 on the night and 5-4 on aggregate.
# gigi
Buffon close to sensational Juventus return with back-up keeper expected to depart
The legendary Italian goalkeeper recently announced his intention to leave PSG after one season.
# Shock
Leeds' promotion hopes suffer massive blow as 10-man Wigan triumph at Elland Road
Marcelo Bielsa’s men suffered a surprising 2-1 defeat to Wigan Athletic at home on Friday.
# Upset
Woods falls to Danish outsider in 'stinging' WGC Match Play loss after knocking McIlroy out
Tiger was left hurting after a surprise defeat to Lucas Bjerregaard in Austin.
# Up the Royals
Espoir D'Allen wins the Champion Hurdle for Gavin Cromwell
Buveur D’Air’s reign ended when he fell early in the race.
# Upset
Sergio Ramos sent off as Real Madrid horror-show rocks title hopes with shock Girona defeat
The Blancos’ seven-game unbeaten run came to an end after an abysmal performance as Ramos saw red.
# Shock
World number one Osaka splits with coach after recent success
The Australian Open champion enjoyed a breakthrough 2018 alongside Sascha Bajin but the two have parted ways.
# Shock
Melbourne Cup-winning trainer handed four-year ban for use of electric 'jiggers'
The devices were found in Darren Weir’s bedroom.
# Shock
Real Madrid slump to stunning defeat to Eibar in Solari's first game
The European champions were beaten 3-0 by Eibar.
# Scotland
Aberdeen shock Steven Gerrard's Rangers to set up League Cup final with Celtic
Lewis Ferguson’s 79th-minute goal saw Rangers dumped out of the Scottish League Cup on Sunday.
# Shock
'It's a lifetime thing': Wozniacki reveals rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis
The world number three said it is a condition she will have to deal with daily.
# Giant-killing
Shock giant-killing as Cobh Ramblers stun League Cup holders Dundalk to book final spot
Chris Hull’s goal with 15 minutes to go booked Cobh Ramblers’ place in their first ever senior cup final.
# Shock
Sane exclusion puts Low 'under massive pressure' – German legend Ballack
Joachim Low’s decision to leave Leroy Sane out of his Germany squad surprised Michael Ballack.
# Upset
British number one downs Novak Djokovic in shock victory at Madrid Open
23-year-old Kyle Edmund claimed the win after a thrilling contest this afternoon.
# Children
Allergy treatment to prevent severe reactions to peanut could be on the way
A US company has conducted research on young children.
# massive upset
FA Cup holders dumped out in third round as Nottingham Forest stun Arsenal
Eric Lichaj hit two goals for the winners, one of them a stunning volley.
# Shock
Pressure mounts on Hughes after Stoke go down to League Two opposition
A memorable result for Coventry City, who were captained by Irish midfielder Michael Doyle.
# Shock
Major upset as Mo Farah is crowned 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year
Anthony Joshua didn’t even feature in the top-three despite having been the red-hot favourite.
# Shock
Dundalk's Conor Clifford handed six-month worldwide ban for 'betting offences'
All 112 offences took place in the UK.
# Tribute
Senna helped me to shock win, says Hamilton
The British driver had to hold his nerve during three safety cars and the first wet conditions ever seen in Singapore.
# statement
PFAI claim Athlone ruling based on 'half-baked innuendo', club brands it 'outrageous'
It was announced earlier today that Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan would face 12-month bans for ‘manipulating matches’.
# Shock
Massive NBA trade as Boston pick up superstar Kyrie Irving and send Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland
The Cavs have traded to a direct Eastern Conference rival and could prove the difference in getting the Celtics back to a Finals.
# Shock
Ireland lose World Rugby U20 Championships opener to Italy
Ireland conceded a late try to fall to a shock defeat.
# Claim
Wiggins vows to 'shock a few people' over doping claims
The former Team Sky rider added he would have “a lot to say” when UK Anti-Doping finished its investigation.
# dilly ding dilly gone
Leicester City sack Claudio Ranieri just 9 months after winning Premier League
The Foxes are currently just one point above the relegation zone.
# Shock
Many Clouds collapses and dies moments after beating Gold Cup favourite Thistlecrack
Death of 2015 Grand National winner stuns racing community at Cheltenham.
# Shock
Watch: Here are the goals that knocked Liverpool out of the FA Cup
Richard Stearman and Andreas Weimann bagged the goals.
# Shock
Liverpool's title hopes dealt major blow as struggling Swansea stun Anfield
The Reds were stunned as Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente grabbed a 3-2 Premier League victory for Swansea City.
# Shock
Novak Djokovic dumped out of Australian Open by world number 117
Denis Istomin has caused the shock of the tournament in round two.
# Claire Cullinane
Colleagues express shock and sadness as Cork councillor dies suddenly
Tributes were paid to Claire Cullinane, after the news she passed away suddenly emerged today.
# Irishtown
"Everyone is deeply upset" - Mayo village in shock after deaths of two pensioners in tragic circumstances
The bodies of Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald were discovered at their home in Knockadoon, near Irishtown, yesterday afternoon.
# Irishtown
Shock as couple who were 'pillars of the community' found dead in Mayo
Tom and Kitty Fitzgerald were found dead in their home in Knockadoon today – a community reacts to the tragic news.
# Co. Down
Couple tied up by armed men who stole money and a white Mercedes
Police say that the men ransacked the couple’s house.
# dethroned
Crossmaglen suffer only their second Armagh Championship defeat in 20 years
They lost by a point to St Patrick’s Cullyhanna.
# Shock
'Beating Taylor is not my greatest moment - that's still to come'
‘Awesome’ to finally turn the tables on Taylor, says Mira Potkonen.
# Shock
Stunning upset as Serena Williams sent crashing out of the Olympics
Defeat for the 34-year-old American robbed her of the chance to secure a fifth gold medal.
# Shock
'What day is semi-final?' asks stunned Vesnina
“I’m close to 30. Most of you are thinking that it’s end of the career.”