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# Shock

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# Shock
Knock out blow for Big Bucks hits punters’ pockets
The Paul Nicholls trained horse lost for the first time in five years.
# Interview
Toulon scalp the latest highlight in Prendergast's growing career
The former Munster scrum-half has helped Grenoble rise up the Top 14 table in his role as skills coach.
# Upset
Irish-influenced Grenoble pull off shock victory in Toulon
The Bernard Jackman and Mike Prendergast-coached side have caused a major upset in France.
# Shock
Michael Corcoran: Connacht's win over Toulouse showed that 'anything is possible'
RTÉ commentator Michael Corcoran relives the nail-biting win for the western province in the south of France
# thanks a lot
8 people whose plans were ruined by the Beyoncé album
It’s a lot to take.
# youtuba
Terrified tuba player goes viral, gets brilliantly remixed
It was the internet’s time to shine.
# Shock
Defending champion Andy Murray out of US Open
The world number 3 lost in straight sets to Stanislas Wawrinka.
# Shock
What is your favourite sporting upset? Here are 8 to get you started...
Antrim’s U21 hurlers added their name to a long list of sporting surprises by beating Wexford. Vote for your favourite here.
# Shock
Antrim become first Ulster team to reach an All-Ireland U21 hurling final
They had two points to spare over Wexford in Thurles today.
# kicked out
Denis Naughten: 'It would have been common courtesy to inform me I was being expelled'
Independent TD Denis Naughten has been removed from the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children.
# Anniversary
17 years on: Veronica Guerin remembered for courage and determination
The 37-year-old was one of the first journalists in Ireland to take on the “big guys” of organised crime.
# Shock
Shock at four-month sentence handed to topless protesters
The European Union has repeated pleas for the consolidation of freedom of expression in Tunisia.
# Shock
Upset for Usain Bolt who loses out to Justin Gatlin in Rome
The Jamaican superstar only finished second in the Diamond League this evening.
# Shock
Division 3 & 4 FL: Meath suffer home loss to Cavan
Plus the rest of the action from Divisions 3 & 4.
# Shock
The best pictures from Roscrea's shock win over Terenure at Tallaght today
The Tipperary side booked their spot in the Leinster Senior Cup semi-finals. Here’s how.
# Pistorius
Pistorius 'numb with shock and grief', says uncle
The Olympic athlete’s family is strongly refuting the murder charge against him, saying they have “no doubt” there is “no substance to the allegation”.
Voices
Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’
Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.
# cup shock
Minnows Bradford hang on against Villa to march into League Cup final
The fourth-tier side are off to Wembley after a 4-3 aggregate win.
Voices
Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant
John Healy, maitre d of RTÉ’s The Restaurant, recalls the stress of waiting for his life-saving heart transplant operation.
# Shane McEntee
McEntee removal takes place in Co Meath
The removal of the late Minister of State began at 7pm this evening in Nobber, Co Meath.
# twitterati
Here's how Twitter reacted to Celtic beating Barcelona
Neil Lennon’s Celtic shocked Barcelona tonight, and Twitter was suitably impressed.
# Reaction
'It was not a nice feeling to think my daughter saw me assaulted like that' - Kirkland recalls shock at fan attack
The goalkeeper described the incident as “scary”.
# barca ballers
VIDEO: Barcelona beat 2011 NBA champions Dallas Mavericks
Gerard Pique was in the stands for the win and we bet he had his basketball singlet nearby, just in case.
AS IT HAPPENED
Connacht v Leinster, RaboDirect PRO12
Joe Schmidt’s men could have gone top of the table with a win at the Sportsground tonight but reality often bites.
# too real
Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffers heart attack during live WWE broadcast
The wrestling commentator was ringside during a tag-team bout when he collapsed.
# Shock
Berdych stuns Federer to set-up Murray showdown
It was the 17-time Grand Slam title winner’s earliest New York defeat in nine years.
# french revolution
Agnel feels like 'an alien' as France enjoy golden moments
The 20-year-old has been one of the surprise packages at the London Olympics.
# Wimbledon 2012
Rafa out! Rosol stuns Nadal in massive Wimbledon upset
Czech journeyman Lukas Rosol, ranked 100th in the world, dumped Rafael Nadal out of Wimbledon in a five-set thriller.
# surprise
United ease to win, as City suffer shock loss
Alex Ferguson’s men had not one, but two reasons to celebrate today.
# Shock
No problemo: Prandelli unconcerned after USA defeat
The Azzuri fell to a 1-0 defeat to the United States in Genoa last night, prompting some alarm in the Italian media.
# Shock
McIlroy eyeing top spot as Donald's departure a surprise at Match Play
For the first time since he first qualified for this World Golf Championship in 2005, the world’s No 1 player was beaten in the first round.
# Shock
'He was a movie star in my eyes' says shocked Gary McAllister
Former team-mate and friend says he ‘turned to jelly’ when Alan Shearer broke the sad news of Gary Speed’s death yesterday morning.
# Shock
Top-flight football game called off after ref's 'suicide attempt'
Bundesliga game between Mainz and Cologne postponed after official found in hotel room.
# Shock
Venus Williams pulls out of US Open with illness
Former world number one says she has been diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain.
# The Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In this evening’s wrap-up: All eyes on Brussels, a new plant at Sellafield, some classic tourist no-nos, and Dublin Zoo’s latest arrival…
# Shock
Ireland can avoid a second bailout in 2012, says S&P
Some good news? Really? A senior director at Standard & Poor’s says we’ll be able to borrow without international help.
# Shock
Erratic Clijsters crashes out of French Open
Arantxa Rus, ranked 114 in the world, stuns the Belgian 3-6 7-5 6-1 at Roland Garros.
# Shock
Jockey was facing hearing on a cocaine charge
The Kentucky Derby rider was found dead in his car near the stables at Churchill Downs.
# Shock
Kentucky Derby jockey found dead in his car at racetrack
Police do not suspect foul play in the death of Michael Baze, 24.
# Howzat?
Dancing on the streets of Bangalore: Ireland's victory in photos
Relieve Ireland’s famous three-wicket win over England in Bangalore through the day’s best photos.