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Other - Friday 5 December, 2014

10 great Christmas present ideas for the fitness fanatic in your life

Just don’t hand it to them and say ‘now you can lose some weight’.

From TheJournal.ie Army officer Paul Giblin is getting married tomorrow. He needs a bone marrow match by January

Army officer Paul Giblin is getting married tomorrow. He needs a bone marrow match by January

Paul Giblin — a champion rower — is undergoing his fourth regime of chemotherapy. Unfortunately, it won’t cure him — it will only buy him time.

Basketball player runs through opponent’s legs, forces missed shot
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Cowboys bounce back as Bears’ hibernation starts early TNF

Cowboys bounce back as Bears’ hibernation starts early

Cole Beasley had a night to remember for Dallas.

Other - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Broken ankle and all, Ronnie O’Sullivan just hit his 13th 147 break Rocket Man This post contains videos

Broken ankle and all, Ronnie O’Sullivan just hit his 13th 147 break

He picks up a nice £40,000 bonus too.

We’ll Leave It There So: Hiney retires, our World Cup bid and all the rest of today’s sport

Missed out on what went on today? Catch up on everything here.

Davy Russell borrowed another jockey’s whip in the middle of a race

Russell and Phillip Enright both received five-day bans for this incident.

Antrim’s Norman Parke has a new opponent for next month’s UFC Boston card

Antrim’s Norman Parke has a new opponent for next month’s UFC Boston card

Jorge Masvidal forced out of Boston fight with a back injury.

‘Slushee? Sno-Caps, perhaps’: JJ Watt was mic’d up on Sunday and he put on a hell of a show Bashing The Titans This post contains videos

‘Slushee? Sno-Caps, perhaps’: JJ Watt was mic’d up on Sunday and he put on a hell of a show

The Houston Texans star delivered on all his pre-match bravado.

Irish netball team set for Singapore adventure

The tournament sees them face sides including Samoa, Botswana, Papua New Guinea and Malaysia.

From TheJournal.ie Sonia O’Sullivan: ‘I never really experienced that kind of lack of promotion’ Women In Sport

Sonia O’Sullivan: ‘I never really experienced that kind of lack of promotion’

The champion runner remembers that if she won – she would get her deserved spot on the front page, not hidden in the corner.

There’s no substitute for blood, sweat and tears in the UFC

Heading into their re-match at UFC 181, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and title-challenger Robbie Lawler know they’ve left no stone unturned

Other - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

‘Rest in peace my little brother’ – Aussie captain’s emotional funeral tribute to Phillip Hughes RIP

‘Rest in peace my little brother’ – Aussie captain’s emotional funeral tribute to Phillip Hughes

Michael Clarke delivered a moving eulogy at the service today in Hughes’ home town.

Was the Russian athletics federation paid €450k to cover up a positive doping case?

The IAAF, the governing body of athletics, said there was “already an on-going investigation”.

We’ll Leave It There So: No bust up for Keane, Munster’s midfield worries and all today’s sport

Missed out on what went on today? Catch up on everything here.

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Irish team going for gold at Roller Derby World Cup

We spoke to Fiona Carton as Team Ireland get set to take on the world in Texas.

If you think McGregor is the only one getting preferential treatment from the UFC, think again

Gilbert Melendez’s title shot against lightweight champion Anthony Pettis at UFC 181 was earned on the negotiating table, not in the cage.

Other - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

John Mooney: ‘I will do everything to make sure this illness doesn’t take me away from my future’

The Irish cricketer was diagnosed with depression almost three years ago.

We’ll Leave It There So: Jack Kyle remembered, new Munster contracts and all today’s sport

Missed out on what went on today? Catch up on everything here.

Conor McGregor loves his Louis Copeland, but he’ll be wearing Reebok from next year

UFC fighters will be exclusively provided with gear by the sports brand after today’s announcement.

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Could Rex Ryan be leaving on a Jets plane after latest loss?

The Dolphins rallied late to beat Gang Green last night.

5 things we hate about spinning classes

You need to know the truth before you sign up.

Meet the Irish European medalist who is following in the footsteps of Katie Taylor

Grace says Taylor was an idol for her when she was getting into boxing.

Other - Monday 1 December, 2014

Meet the ‘Greek Freak’, the 19-year-old doing things that should terrify the rest of the NBA

Giannis Antetokounmpo is going to be a big name in lots of ways.

We’ll Leave It There So: Steph Roche makes final three, Eoin Kelly retires and all today’s sport

Meanwhile, Robbie Keane picked up a trophy and there was a touching Cricket Australia tribute to Phillip Hughes.

The Redzone: Would a Patriots v Packers rematch make the perfect Super Bowl?

For probably the first time this season, an NFL game lived up to the hype.

Seven players from other codes we’d love to see line out for the Ireland sevens team

From Richard Dunne to Bryan Sheehan, here are our choices.

Conor McGregor may be fighting in front of 50,000 people in Melbourne next year

Next November’s huge event is set to be announced in the coming weeks.

Touching scorecard change means Phillip Hughes will forever be 63 not out

Hughes died on Thursday after being struck on the back of the head by a ball.

Poor conditions responsible for ‘weird results’ at UK Championship – Ronnie O’Sullivan

The star’s comments come after Kilkenny’s David Morris beat world champion Mark Selby.

Mark Webber ‘awake and alert’ after this terrifying 300km/h crash in Brazil Scare This post contains videos

Mark Webber ‘awake and alert’ after this terrifying 300km/h crash in Brazil

Australian driver hospitalised after crashing into concrete barrier during Interlagos race.

Other - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: 30 for 30 – Once Brothers

A must watch – 30 for 30 Once Brothers has everything from friendship to war and to tragedy.

Feel the rhythm… Which Cool Runnings character are you?

Whoever you are, we’re sure Irv Blitzer will be proud of you.

Ken Doherty roared back from 3-0 down to advance to round 3 at the UK Championship

Doherty was able to erase the deficit and defeat Michael White.