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Assessing Ireland’s chances in each of their Six Nations fixtures

It’s been something of a transitional period for Ireland under head coach Andy Farrell. After taking the reins from Joe Schmidt ahead of last year’s’ Six Nations, Farrell has been searching for consistency, but there have been some tentative signs that he is beginning to get the best out of his team. Last year’s Six

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Mike Tyson’s comeback fight at 54 ends with draw against Jones

LOS ANGELES – Mike Tyson’s return to boxing at age 54 ended in a draw with 51-year-old Roy Jones Jr. on Sunday morning in an eight-round exhibition battle of former heavyweight champions. Fifteen years after retiring with a 2005 loss to journeyman Kevin McBride, Tyson made his comeback at Staples Center in Los Angeles without

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Is Dustin Johnson the man to beat at Winged Foot?

Underachiever. That seems to be the label bestowed to American golfer Dustin Johnson, and no matter how much he wins, he can’t seem to shake it off. A recent victory in the FedEx Cup at East Lake, Atlanta was enough to send the World Number 1 straight into becoming the outright favourite in the latest

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Five jockeys that have won multiple Grand Nationals

There are few sporting events that capture the attention of the British public quite like the Grand National. Every year, friends gather round to watch the big race and tip who they think will win the ultimate test that horse racing has to offer. For jockeys, winning the Grand National is a dream they all

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All Champions Leagure and Europa League matches postponed

UEFA have announced that all matches in UEFA club competitions due to take place next week have been postponed. Tuesday’s Champions League games between Manchester City and Real Madrid and Juventus and Lyon had already been postponed, but now Wednesday’s ties between Barcelona and Napoli and Bayern Munich and Chelsea have also been scrapped. Thursday’s

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