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Our Top Three Picks For Today’s Racing At Galway

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This year’s Galway festival has sprung numerous surprises, from Pateen’s easy victory on the first day, to Magna Carter providing the Shark Hanlon with a nice win yesterday evening. Both of these came in at odds of 20/1 and they were relatively comfortable winners. Along with some big price winners there has also been some massive gambles that have failed …

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Rory McIlroy Parts With Caddy JP Fitzgerald After Nine Years

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There is major news breaking in the world of golf this morning, as Rory McIlroy is splitting with caddy JP Fitzgerald. The duo have teamed up for the 28-year-old’s remarkable career to date, as he scooped four majors. Reports are emerging this morning of the split, as the 28-year-old looks to get back to winning ways. McIlroy has been somewhat …

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Carl Frampton Set For World Title Shot Before Christmas

WBA World Featherweight Title - Frampton vs Cruz II, MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA 28/1/2017 Carl Frampton in action against Leo Santa Cruz Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/William Cherry

After the disappointment of the late cancellation of his scheduled bout on Saturday against Andreas Gutierrez, Carl Frampton is set to get a world title shot in 2017, according to The Irish Times. After a freak accident, where his opponent fell in the shower the day before the fight, Frampton’s SSE Odyssey Arena fight was cancelled after the Ulsterman initially …

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Katie Taylor Slaughters Jasmine Clarkson In Brooklyn

Katie Taylor made an impressive U.S professional debut on Saturday night, as she stopped Jasmine Clarkson in the third round on the undercard of Adrien Broner vs. Mikey Garcia at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. In each of her five previous pro fights Taylor was electric, aggressively stalking her opponents and throwing lightning fast combinations with astounding frequency. …

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Three Sportspeople Who’ve Played Through Horrendous Injuries

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 16: Richie McCaw of the All Blacks looks on during semi final two of the 2011 IRB Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Australia at Eden Park on October 16, 2011 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

It emerged recently that Johnny Sexton started the British and Irish Lions’ final Test versus the All Blacks with a broken wrist and a ruptured tendon in his ankle.   Here we examine three other famous cases of sportspeople gritting their teeth and pushing themselves through the pain barrier to achieve glory in their chosen field. ________ 3. Aidan O’Mahony …

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Watch: Peyton Manning Was Singing In A Dublin Pub Last Night

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Peyton Manning will go down as one of the greatest quarter-backs to ever grace an American football field. While his younger brother may have beaten him to gain a second Super Bowl ring, he eventually achieved the accolade with the Denver Broncos. In the process, he became the first starting quarter-back to win the Super Bowl with two different franchises. Following …

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Carl Frampton Releases Heartbreaking Statement After Missing Weight For Homecoming Fight

In news that broke earlier today, Carl Frampton missed weight for his homecoming featherweight title fight following against Andrés Gutiérrez tomorrow night.  The fight will still go ahead, but, disappointingly, it means that the fight is no longer a WBC title eliminator for Frampton. ‘The Jackal’ weighed in 1 lb over the 126 lbs weight limit for the featherweight division in …

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