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# world-champions - Saturday 24 August, 2019

NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA
# Huge Upset
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# Huge Upset

NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA

Aug 24th 2019, 10:37 AM 11,858 Views 6 Comments

The hosts secured a four-point victory in Melbourne.

# world-champions - Monday 15 October, 2018

All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe
# November Tests
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# November Tests

All Blacks name mammoth squad for tour of Japan and Europe

Oct 15th 2018, 10:59 AM 8,729 Views 5 Comments

World champions New Zealand travel to Asia before meetings with England, Ireland and Italy next month.

# world-champions - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria
# World Champions
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# World Champions

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria

Sep 15th 2018, 12:40 PM 9,759 Views 5 Comments

Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the men’s lightweight double sculls in Bulgaria on Saturday.

# world-champions - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Ireland rise two places in latest Fifa rankings, Germany fall dramatically
# Mixed Fortunes
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# Mixed Fortunes

Ireland rise two places in latest Fifa rankings, Germany fall dramatically

Aug 16th 2018, 10:12 AM 13,147 Views 16 Comments

In the first rankings since Russia 2018, newly crowned world champions France have risen six places to first.

# world-champions - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash
# Starting XV
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# Starting XV

Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash

Nov 23rd 2017, 2:20 PM 5,896 Views 9 Comments

The Dragons are hoping to end a 64-year losing streak against the world champions in Cardiff this Saturday.

# world-champions - Friday 1 September, 2017

Gold for Ireland! Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal record first Para-cycling world title
# World Champions
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# World Champions

Gold for Ireland! Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal record first Para-cycling world title

Sep 1st 2017, 7:44 PM 2,827 Views 2 Comments

The Paralympic Champions won silver in the Road Race in Rio last year, on Friday securing a first ever world title in South Africa.

# world-champions - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Ronaldo makes history and saves the day as Real Madrid win Club World Cup
# World Champions
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# World Champions

Ronaldo makes history and saves the day as Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Dec 18th 2016, 2:08 PM 11,372 Views 16 Comments

The Spanish Giants beat Japanese side Kashima Antlers 4-2 to win their second Club World Cup title.

# world-champions - Thursday 3 November, 2016

'What a wonderful world': How American newspapers reacted to the Cubs' historic victory
# World Champions
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# World Champions

'What a wonderful world': How American newspapers reacted to the Cubs' historic victory

Nov 3rd 2016, 1:29 PM 7,924 Views 5 Comments

President Obama also paid tribute to the new world champions.

# world-champions - Saturday 28 May, 2016

There's a third Irish team playing at Murrayfield today
# World Champions
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# World Champions

There's a third Irish team playing at Murrayfield today

May 28th 2016, 8:00 AM 22,308 Views 12 Comments

Sunday’s Well are Ireland’s only mixed ability 15-a-side team… and they’re world champions.

# world-champions - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Injured Bastian Schweinsteiger named in Germany's Euro 2016 squad
# World Champions
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# World Champions

Injured Bastian Schweinsteiger named in Germany's Euro 2016 squad

May 17th 2016, 1:33 PM 5,189 Views 8 Comments

Joachim Löw has also included uncapped duo Joshua Kimmich and Julian Brandt in a 27-man panel.

# world-champions - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history
# Belfast Boy
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# Belfast Boy

In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history

Oct 14th 2015, 11:17 AM 5,699 Views 2 Comments

Conlan could become the first Irishman ever to claim gold at a senior World Championship tonight.

# world-champions - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Analysis: How Ireland pulled off a famous victory against the world champions
# Masterplan
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# Masterplan

Analysis: How Ireland pulled off a famous victory against the world champions

Oct 11th 2015, 3:08 PM 21,007 Views 15 Comments

Shane Long’s stunning strike was the high point of most tactically impressive performance from an Irish team in recent memory.

# world-champions - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Ireland stun world champions Germany to secure Euro 2016 playoff qualifying place at least
# Triumph
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# Triumph

Ireland stun world champions Germany to secure Euro 2016 playoff qualifying place at least

Oct 8th 2015, 10:19 PM 47,039 Views 114 Comments

The Boys in Green secured a famous victory last night.

# world-champions - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Andy Lee still hopeful Katie Taylor will appear on Thomond undercard
# Fight Night
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# Fight Night

Andy Lee still hopeful Katie Taylor will appear on Thomond undercard

Jul 23rd 2015, 5:45 PM 5,174 Views 4 Comments

The decision is out of the Olympic gold medallist’s hands.

# world-champions - Monday 22 December, 2014

Are Super Bowl style rings the future for the GAA?
# World Champions
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# World Champions

Are Super Bowl style rings the future for the GAA?

Dec 22nd 2014, 2:31 PM 6,592 Views 6 Comments

If Kieran Donaghy gets his way they will be.

# world-champions - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Gibraltar team: Everyone's telling us if they don't score more than 7 we're better than Brazil
# Big Ask
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# Big Ask

Gibraltar team: Everyone's telling us if they don't score more than 7 we're better than Brazil

Nov 13th 2014, 12:50 PM 6,556 Views 7 Comments

The minnows are aiming high ahead of their clash with the World champions.

# world-champions - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Roy Keane not surprised by Poland-Germany result
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Roy Keane not surprised by Poland-Germany result

Oct 12th 2014, 8:59 PM 34,375 Views 25 Comments

The reigning world champions are favourites to win the group, however they suffered a setback in Warsaw.

# world-champions - Saturday 4 October, 2014

World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull
# On The Move
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# On The Move

World Champion Sebastian Vettel to leave Red Bull

Oct 4th 2014, 9:37 AM 3,930 Views 7 Comments

Ferrari are favourites to sign the German.

# world-champions - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Torres and Mata in but no place for Isco in Spain's star-studded provisional WC squad
# Yikes!
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# Yikes!

Torres and Mata in but no place for Isco in Spain's star-studded provisional WC squad

May 13th 2014, 12:26 PM 13,816 Views 27 Comments

Vicente del Bosque has announced a hugely impressive 30-man panel ahead of next month’s finals.

# world-champions - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games
# ODI
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# ODI

Ireland hopeful of toppling world champions as squad is named for Sri Lanka games

Apr 22nd 2014, 11:49 AM 1,369 Views 0 Comments

There are plenty of familiar faces in Phil Simmons’ squad.

# world-champions - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Irish tug of war team savour gold medal and world champion status
# Interview
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# Interview

Irish tug of war team savour gold medal and world champion status

Mar 1st 2014, 9:30 AM 4,643 Views 2 Comments

Eddie Gallagher of Clonmany B spoke to TheScore.ie about his “dream come true”.

# world-champions - Saturday 16 June, 2012

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test From The42
Live Jun 16th 2012, 7:29 AM

As it happened: New Zealand v Ireland, Second Test

# world-champions - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"
# GAA Blacks
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# GAA Blacks

Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"

Jun 6th 2012, 11:20 AM 2,521 Views 0 Comments

What do you do when you have just won a World Cup? Ma’a went to Japan while Sonny Bill won a heavyweight boxing championship.

# world-champions - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Preview: Spain without Fabregas for South Korea friendly
# Roja And Roll
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# Roja And Roll

Preview: Spain without Fabregas for South Korea friendly

May 30th 2012, 7:30 AM 212 Views 0 Comments

The defending champions take the field tonight determined to continue their successful run in major tournaments.

# world-champions - Monday 28 May, 2012

Plight of Keith Earls: The man who would be BO'D is now playing back-up to Kearney
# Utility
From The42
# Utility

Plight of Keith Earls: The man who would be BO'D is now playing back-up to Kearney

May 28th 2012, 5:33 PM 955 Views 3 Comments

The Munster winger was identified as O’Driscoll’s heir apparent but is being shunted around the Irish backline.

# world-champions - Monday 21 May, 2012

Declan Kidney: Our objective is to win the series
# Challenge
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# Challenge

Declan Kidney: Our objective is to win the series

May 21st 2012, 12:25 PM 2,606 Views 22 Comments

The Irish coach feels it would be ‘disrespect to the jersey’ not to try for a sweep of Tests against New Zealand.