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Sarah Healy Runs Second Fastest Ever 1500m By European Youth

Irish teenager Sarah Healy put in a special performance as she recorded the second fastest ever time by a European under-18 in Germany on Saturday evening. Healy, who only turned 17 in March, ran 4:09.25 for the 1500m putting her just behind Romania’s Ana Padurean who ran 4:06.02 in 1986. With the run, Healy also smashed her own Irish U20 record – …

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Katie Taylor’s Next Fight Announced For London In July

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IBF and WBA lightweight champion Katie Taylor will defend her titles against Kimberley O’Connor in London on July 28th. Taylor’s fight has been added to the undercard of the heavyweight clash between Joseph Parker and Dillian Whyte and will take place in the O2 arena. The 37-year-old Connor, who hails from Little Rock, Arkansas, and boasts a decent professional record …

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Rafael Nadal Storms To His 11th French Open Title

Rafael Nadal claimed an 11th French Open title on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 demolition of Dominic Thiem despite a worrying injury scare in the closing stages of the final. The 32-year-old world number one now has 17 Grand Slam titles, just three behind great rival Roger Federer. The Spaniard won in straight sets: 6-4, 6-3, 6-2. Nadal broke …

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Watch: Emotional Simona Halep Finally Secures Elusive Grand Slam Title

Simona Halep has won her maiden Grand Slam title, after defeating Sloane Stephens in the French Open final at Roland Garros today. Halep came from a set down to win an entertaining final against Stephens, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to finally clinch a Grand Slam title that had, up until this afternoon, previously alluded her. The moment @Simona_Halep became Roland-Garros champion!#RG18 …

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