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Teen Driver Fractures Spine In Macau GP Horror Crash

A 17-year-old female teenage driver suffered a fractured spine when her car flew off the track in a horrifying crash at the Formula Three Macau Grand Prix on Sunday. Van Amersfoort Racing’s Sophia Floersch was conscious and stable after the smash when her car became airborne and hurtled into a marshals and photographers’ area. Japanese driver Sho Tsuboi, two photographers …

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Watch: Verstappen Confronts Ocon After Collision At Brazilian GP

Dutch driver Max Verstappen was accused of trying to punch French rival Esteban Ocon after a controversial clash at the Brazilian Grand Prix which was won by five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton on Sunday. Red Bull star Verstappen was seen on TV pushing Force India’s Ocon three times and accused of threatening to hit him, after the pair had collided …

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Cricket Ireland Awards To Go Ahead Amid Controversy

Cricket Ireland have come under scrutiny in the last few days after announcing plans, last week, to make six cricket development officers redundant. The officers were informed by a letter last week and they are still unclear as to whether their jobs are safe or not. Quite extraordinary decision that will further compromise the future of the game on the …

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Derry Star Callum Brown Latest Irish Talent To Join AFL

Derry minor star, Callum Brown is the latest Irish youth to join the AFL after signing with the Great Western Sydney Giants.   The 18-year-old was identified by the GIANTS’ Irish scouting program in July 2017 and undertook a 12-month trial process with the club. He flew to Australia in August to spend two weeks training with the Giants under …

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Notre Dame Returning For Aer Lingus College Football Classic

Notre Dame v NAvy College Football Classic

College football is returning to Ireland in 2020 with Navy set to take on Notre Dame. The fixture is one of five games planned which are set to earn an economic windfall of €250 million. The series kicks off on Saturday 29th August 2020 with the other games to be played between then and 2024. The other fixtures and teams will be …

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Ronnie O’Sullivan Labels English Open Venue A “Hellhole”

Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ronnie O’Sullivan has launched an attack on the venue for the English Open, labelling it a “hellhole” that smells of urine. O’Sullivan accused event organiser World Snooker of cutting corners because the K2 Leisure Centre in Crawley, which is staging this week’s tournament, is well below the required standard. The five-time world champion beat Kurt Maflin 4-1 in his opening English …

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Ireland’s O’Brien Retires From International Cricket

Ireland wicketkeeper-batsman Niall O’Brien announced on Friday that he is retiring from international and first-class cricket after a 16-year career. The 36-year-old, who made his international debut against Denmark in 2002, played 216 times for Ireland and appeared in his nation’s first-ever Test, against Pakistan, in May this year. O’Brien opted for the number 72 shirt to mark his match-winning …

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Watch: Verdasco Under Fire For ‘Vile’ Behaviour Towards Ballboy

Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco, the 34-year-old professional Spanish tennis player, has come under fire for his behaviour towards a ballboy at the Shenzhen Open in China.  Verdasco, who knocked out Andy Murray earlier in the tournament, was playing in the semi-final against Yoshihito Nishioka, a match he subsequently lost 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (10-8). During the second set, Verdasco gestured wildly at the ballboy for taking …

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