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#The Greatest

# the-greatest - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

From The42 Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes sensational 147 break at the English Open Class Act This post contains videos

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes sensational 147 break at the English Open

It’s a 15th career maximum for The Rocket.

# the-greatest - Friday 8 June, 2018

From The42 Donald Trump thinking 'very seriously' about pardoning Muhammad Ali The Greatest

Donald Trump thinking 'very seriously' about pardoning Muhammad Ali

A lawyer for the late heavyweight champ says the pardon ‘would not be necessary’.

# the-greatest - Thursday 7 December, 2017

From The42 Poll: What is Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment? The Greatest This post contains a poll

Poll: What is Ireland's Greatest Sporting Moment?

The final episode of RTÉ’s programme airs tonight.

# the-greatest - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From The42 The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title The Greatest

The Queen reigns: Serena beats Venus to win historic 23rd Grand Slam title

Serena beat sister Venus 6-4 6-4 in Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The42 Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland's best-ever striker Opinion

Ignore the haters, Robbie Keane is Ireland's best-ever striker

The veteran striker announced his international retirement today.

# the-greatest - Friday 10 June, 2016

From The42 Thousands line the streets to say a final goodbye to Muhammad Ali Laid To Rest

Thousands line the streets to say a final goodbye to Muhammad Ali

The man they called the greatest had his life celebrated by presidents and the public alike today.

# the-greatest - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The42 The world invited to say goodbye to the late, great Muhammad Ali at public funeral The Greatest

The world invited to say goodbye to the late, great Muhammad Ali at public funeral

Friday’s public service will feature a eulogy from Bill Clinton.

From The42 Casey contests UFC 199 bout 24 hours after the death of father-in-law Muhammad Ali The Greatest

Casey contests UFC 199 bout 24 hours after the death of father-in-law Muhammad Ali

Casey took on Elvis Mutapcic in Los Angeles.

# the-greatest - Saturday 4 June, 2016

From The42 'We whispered in his ear: 'You can go now'' -- Ali's daughter Hana Final Round

'We whispered in his ear: 'You can go now'' -- Ali's daughter Hana

The way Muhammad Ali staged one last fight was “a true testament to the strength of his spirit and will.”

"He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend RIP

"He was and always will be the greatest" - The world reacts to the death of a legend

Tributes have poured in for the deceased Muhammad Ali.

From The42 34 gorgeous pictures of Muhammad Ali, The Greatest Black And White

34 gorgeous pictures of Muhammad Ali, The Greatest

Muhammad Ali, legendary boxer and sports personality, has passed away at age 74.

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has died, aged 74

Float like a butterfly and sting like a bee.

# the-greatest - Friday 4 December, 2015

From The42 UFC boss claims only Muhammad Ali can match McGregor for 'mental warfare' The Greatest

UFC boss claims only Muhammad Ali can match McGregor for 'mental warfare'

Dana White in hyperbole shocker.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From The42 Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck Gamechanger

Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck

The great man had to be seen to be believed.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The42 McGregor is 'a modern Muhammad Ali' according to legendary coach Greg Jackson The Greatest

McGregor is 'a modern Muhammad Ali' according to legendary coach Greg Jackson

High praise for the UFC’s new interim featherweight champion.

# the-greatest - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From The42 Floyd Mayweather says he's better than Muhammad Ali Money Talks

Floyd Mayweather says he's better than Muhammad Ali

A confident Floyd Mayweather declared his belief that he is better than boxing great Muhammad Ali.

# the-greatest - Friday 13 March, 2015

From The42 Pele says Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi The Greatest

Pele says Cristiano Ronaldo better than Lionel Messi

The Brazil legend believes another Barcelona star will soon be number one in the world

# the-greatest - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

From The42 Conor McGregor is ‘the Irish Muhammad Ali’, according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta The Greatest

Conor McGregor is ‘the Irish Muhammad Ali’, according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From The42 Ronaldo is the world's best, as not one Irish player makes The Guardian's top 100 The Greatest

Ronaldo is the world's best, as not one Irish player makes The Guardian's top 100

Seamus Coleman is in 156th position.

# the-greatest - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From The42 Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia The Greatest

Boxing great Ali hospitalised with pneumonia

Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with pneumonia, but the boxing legend is expected to make a quick recovery.

# the-greatest - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Facing Ali The Greatest

Sports Film of the Week: Facing Ali

Ten opponents from Muhammad Ali’s career open up about fighting The Greatest.

# the-greatest - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The42 This new documentary on Muhammad Ali looks absolutely unmissable The Greatest

This new documentary on Muhammad Ali looks absolutely unmissable

“I am Ali” features previously unaired footage and audio of the legendary boxer.

# the-greatest - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From The42 50 years on from his historic night, Muhammad Ali marks Sonny Liston win on Twitter The Greatest

50 years on from his historic night, Muhammad Ali marks Sonny Liston win on Twitter

The Greatest” remembers the night he shook the world of boxing.

# the-greatest - Friday 3 January, 2014

From The42 Michael Jordan is selling his house for a bargain $16 million Deadly Gaff This post contains images

Michael Jordan is selling his house for a bargain $16 million

There’s a full basketball court, a putting green and the doors from the original Playboy Mansion. Fancy a gawk?

# the-greatest - Friday 29 November, 2013

From The42 Chiefs all set for 'World Cup of Clubs' against Toulon Bragging Rights

Chiefs all set for 'World Cup of Clubs' against Toulon

The clash in France is close to confirmed, with the Super Rugby champions set to bring their star All Blacks.

# the-greatest - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From The42 LeBron was on fire last night as Miami Heat won the Eastern Conference King James This post contains videos

LeBron was on fire last night as Miami Heat won the Eastern Conference

The reigning champions advanced to the NBA finals where they meet the San Antonio Spurs.

# the-greatest - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland The Greatest This post contains videos

VIDEO: When Muhammad Ali came to Ireland

Film tells story of how a circus strongman from Kerry brought ‘The Greatest’ to fight in Croke Park in 1972.

# the-greatest - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

From The42 Action Replay: the night Ali was brought back down to earth Retrospective This post contains videos

Action Replay: the night Ali was brought back down to earth

Our weekly retrospective series takes a look back at the heavyweight bout between Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton on March 31 1973.