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# ole - Friday 4 July, 2014

Three-quarters of Irish TV viewers have tuned in to watch a bit of the World Cup

The number of people watching the games on RTÉ Two peaked during England v Uruguay at 815,900.

# ole - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Mexico have one foot in the quarter finals thanks to this Giovanni dos Santos screamer

The Dutch are on the brink of a tournament exit.

# ole - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Neymar gives Barca hope against dogged Atletico

It’s delicately balanced ahead of the second leg in the Spanish capital.

# ole - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Cardiff caretaker Kerslake expecting Solskjaer appointment

The Manchester United legend was at the Emirates today.

# ole - Sunday 1 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Sombreros look better on animals, and these photos prove it Viva Mexico!

Sombreros look better on animals, and these photos prove it

They’re just really into celebrating Mexican culture.

# ole - Monday 13 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Dredge: Beyoncé leads Dublin crowd in a round of “olé, olé” World Of Celebs This post contains videos

The Dredge: Beyoncé leads Dublin crowd in a round of “olé, olé”

It was like Italia 90 all over again. Plus, all the rest of the day’s celeb dirt.

# ole - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge This cat can speak Spanish and English (video) Olé This post contains videos

This cat can speak Spanish and English (video)

And it’s teaching a baby the basics…

# ole - Saturday 20 October, 2012

La Liga preview: Real battling injuries ahead of Celta clash

The defending La Liga champions find themselves in an unfamiliar fifth on the La Liga table after seven matches, eight points adrift of the leaders.

# ole - Friday 5 October, 2012

El Clasico: Whatever happens, tomorrow’s Clasico is not decisive, says Xavi

“Whatever happens Sunday, there will still be a long way to go,” says the Nou Camp playmaker.

# ole - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Portugal v Spain: the key battles

It’s a mouth-watering Iberian derby in Donetsk tonight with a place in the European Championships decider up for grabs. Here’s where it’ll be won and lost.

# ole - Monday 14 May, 2012

Rheinisch paddles home with Olympic dream intact

Slalom canoeist Eoin Rheinisch booked his place at a third consecutive Olympic Games on Saturday. We caught up with the Kildare-based athlete as he drove – yes, drove – home from Augsburg, Germany.

# ole - Saturday 24 March, 2012

It’s Saturday morning so here’s an episode of Football Italia

Get the kettle on and watch a young James Richardson lark about with Gianluca Vialli. Where have the years gone?

# ole - Monday 27 February, 2012

Roche misses out on GP Citta di Lugano

The cyclist’s preparation for the Classics Season gathered pace with a strong showing in Italy.

# ole - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Derby day: 6 of the greatest El Clasico moments

Here we go again… whet your appetite ahead of tonight’s clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona.

# ole - Monday 21 November, 2011

Vamos: Jose takes a piggyback; Messi is the man whatever the continent Olé This post contains videos

Vamos: Jose takes a piggyback; Messi is the man whatever the continent

It’s all about Barcelona and Real Madrid this week, as they begin to break away from their rivals.

# ole - Monday 7 November, 2011

Vamos: Barca slip in the rain while it’s seven up for Real Olé! This post contains videos

Vamos: Barca slip in the rain while it’s seven up for Real

Paul Ring had to get up extra early yesterday morning so that he could bring you this La Liga round-up, but he’s not looking for sympathy. We hope.

# ole - Monday 24 October, 2011

Vamos: Levante rule, Barca shut out and Ronnie reigns supreme

Paul Ring returns with his weekly Spanish football round-up and tries to make sense of what’s going on in La Liga. It’s bonkers.

# ole - Sunday 2 October, 2011

As it happened: Argentina v Georgia

With their place in the quarter-finals at stake, the Pumas were all set to duke it out with Georgia. Could they come out on top? Review our live coverage to find out.

# ole - Sunday 11 September, 2011

He’s the Juan: Cobo wins La Vuelta

Daniel Martin and Nicolas Roche both finished in top 20 as the season’s final Grand Tour came to an end.

# ole - Sunday 4 September, 2011

La Vuelta: Cobo storms to the summit to put Wiggins’ dreams in doubt

Juan José Cobo put in a magnificent performance on stage fifteen’s ascent of the Alto de l’Angliru to leap-frog Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins in the General Classification.

# ole - Saturday 3 September, 2011

La Vuelta: Taaramäe takes the win as Roche and Martin feel the pain

Estonia’s Rein Taaramäe climbed his way to his first Grand Tour victory on what proved a tough day in the mountains for the Irish pair of Nicolas Roche and Dan Martin.

# ole - Friday 2 September, 2011

La Vuelta: thirteen proves a lucky number for Albasini and Roche

Swiss rider Michael Albasini took the thirteenth stage of this year’s Vuelta a España, sprinting clear from a twenty-man breakaway that included GC contender Daniel Morena and Ireland’s Nicolas Roche.

# ole - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

La Vuelta: Moncoutie outclimbs Sanchez and Intxausti

36-year-old David Moncoutié put in a gutsy performance on today’s ascent of the Cabeza de Manzaneda to seal his first stage victory of this year’s race.

# ole - Monday 29 August, 2011

La Vuelta: Froome and Wiggins fly Sky high

Britain’s Chris Froome is the new leader of the Vuelta after today’s time trial stage.

# ole - Sunday 28 August, 2011

La Vuelta: Martin claims his maiden Grand Tour win

There was Grand Tour joy for Irish rider Daniel Martin on day nine of the Vuelta a Espana.

# ole - Saturday 27 August, 2011

La Vuelta: Rodriguez snatches stage victory, overall lead

Joaquin Rodriguez won today’s eighth stage by nine seconds, propelling him into the G.C. lead.

# ole - Friday 26 August, 2011

La Vuelta: Kittel takes stage seven amid chaos

Germany’s Marcel Kittel won the seventh stage of this year’s Vuelta a España, but the finish was marred by a massive pile-up involving the stage favourite, Tyler Farrar, among a great many others.

# ole - Thursday 25 August, 2011

La Vuelta: Confusion on stage six as Sagan takes the win

21-year-old Peter Sagan took his first stage victory of the Vuelta a Espana today, much to the diapproval of teammate Vincenzo Nibali.

# ole - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

La Vuelta: Roche notches another top ten as Rodriguez takes the honours

Katusha notched their second successive stage victory of this year’s Vuelta on Wednesday, as team leader Joaquim Rodriguez sprinted away from the chasing pack on Stage Five.

# ole - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

A Bluffer’s Guide to… the UEFA U19 Championship

Ireland are set for their UEFA U19 Championship bid in Romania. Here’s the low-down.

# ole - Monday 11 July, 2011

Juego Bonito: the best bits (and the worst) from last night’s Copa America action

Some guy called Radamel Falcao played last night – ever heard of him?

# ole - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Juego Bonito: Chile show the way in Copa Group C Olé! This post contains videos

Juego Bonito: Chile show the way in Copa Group C

Find out which Premiership striker was on the mark in last night’s Copa America action …

# ole - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

The Spanish Corner: Ireland loses its La Liga connection La Liga This post contains videos

The Spanish Corner: Ireland loses its La Liga connection

Deportivo – heavy-hitters of the European game in the 90s – have dropped out of Spain’s top tier.

# ole - Monday 9 May, 2011

The Spanish Corner: the submarine that’s happy to float to the top Olé! This post contains videos

The Spanish Corner: the submarine that’s happy to float to the top

It’s getting very interesting at the bottom as we get to the business end of the Spanish football season.

# ole - Monday 25 April, 2011

The Spanish Corner: Messi’s the man

The Spanish Corner: Messi’s the man

Garreth Nunn in Madrid looks at the best player in the world as he hits the 50-goal mark.

# ole - Monday 18 April, 2011

The Spanish Corner: beer, food, football – El Clasico has it all

Our man in Madrid, Garreth Nunn had a great seat for El Clasico – on a bar terrace with a beer.

# ole - Monday 4 April, 2011

The Spanish Corner: Strikes, Streaks and Shakira Olé! This post contains videos

The Spanish Corner: Strikes, Streaks and Shakira

“Spain is anything but boring,” writes Garreth Nunn in this week’s column on La Liga’s latest madness.

# ole - Friday 25 March, 2011

Court to rule on La Liga game postponement

Strike still on the cards as judges decide to rule on Tuesday in TV dispute.

# ole - Monday 21 March, 2011

The Spanish Corner: Mallorca’s magicians Olé! This post contains videos

The Spanish Corner: Mallorca’s magicians

Our man in Madrid, Garreth Nunn, profiles the men from the island while there was also the small matter of a derby in the Spanish capital.

# ole - Saturday 19 March, 2011

Bad neighbours: Can Atleti end derby day losing streak?

Our man in Spain, Garreth Nunn, gears up for derby day in Madrid.

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