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Joshua-Klitschko Rematch Moves A Step Closer After IBF Grant Exception

London , United Kingdom - 29 April 2017, Anthony Joshua, centre, exchanges punches with Wladimir Klitschko during their Heavyweight Championship contest for the IBF, IBO Heavyweight and WBA Super Heavyweight Championships of the World at Wembley Stadium, in London, England. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

A rematch between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko has moved a step closer after the Englishman was granted an exception by the IBF. The British boxer became a unified world heavyweight champion in April by stopping Klitschko in the eleventh round of a classic fight at Wembley Stadium. Joshua was then scheduled to meet IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, until the …

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Darts World Cup: Ireland Advance But Top Seeds Scotland Are Out

Betway Premier League Darts, The SSE Arena, Belfast 21/4/2017 Phil Taylor vs Gary Anderson Gary Anderson Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Matt Mackey

The 2017 PDC World Cup of Darts got underway in Frankfurt on Thursday night, with top seeds Scotland suffering a shock defeat. The Scottish team, consisting of world number two Gary Anderson and number three Peter Wright, were expected to go all the way to the final. However, both players struggled for consistency as the number one seeds were dumped …

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Watch: O’Donovan Brothers Pull Like Dogs And Complete Astounding Comeback To Take European Silver

The poster boys of Irish rowing, Paul and Gary O’Donovan had some tough acts to follow when they lined up for the final of the lightweight men’s sculls at the European Championships in Prague this morning. The duo’s Irish teammates and Skibbereen clubmates Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll had already won gold in the men’s lightweight pairs, while another Skib …

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Watch: Post-Race Rowing Interviews Produce Again As Mark O’Donovan And Shane O’Driscoll Claim Gold

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“The drop of whiskey they gave us before the race, I threw up just now!” There’s something in the water that they’re drinking down in Skibbereen, as more and more rowers are competing at the world stage. Today, Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll claimed gold for Ireland in the European Championships in Czech Republic. The two are colourful characters, and gave …

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Watch: Michael Conlan Stops Awkward Alfredo Chanez In Chicago

Making his professional debut inside the Theater at Madison Square Garden in March, Michael Conlan finished Tim Ibarra in the third round. It was a nice start in the paid ranks for the two-time Olympian but the biggest criticism leveled at Conlan afterwards was that he looked a little overeager to score the finish. That he was so determined to …

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