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Other - Monday 24 November, 2014

Katy Perry confirmed for Super Bowl show and asks: ‘Can you wrap me in bacon?’ (Teenage) Dream Come True This post contains videos

Katy Perry confirmed for Super Bowl show and asks: ‘Can you wrap me in bacon?’

Move over Bruno Mars – it’s time for some fireworks.

‘It’s not hard to find motivation’ – Katie Taylor is already thinking about her next piece of history

Ireland’s champion says it’s “an absolute privilege” to equal Mary Kom’s five-in-a-row.

Forget to set the alarm? Watch Katie’s world title win in full here Five For Fighting This post contains videos

Forget to set the alarm? Watch Katie’s world title win in full here

President Michael D Higgins salutes “the outstanding Irish sportswoman of her generation” after her latest win.

Paul McGrath, Dara O’Briain and Enda Kenny lead the Twitter tributes to Katie Taylor

There’s praise pouring in from all quarters for the Bray native today.

Glory for Katie – the pics from South Korea as Taylor is crowned world champion

Taylor defeated Yana Allekseevna of Azerbaijan.

Katie Taylor wins a remarkable fifth world boxing title

Another golden day as Taylor beats Azerbaijan’s Yana Allekseevna.

Other - Sunday 23 November, 2014

As it happened: NFL hangout, Week 12

Can the New England Patriots continue their recent dominance?

Sports Film of the Week: Touch The Wall

Before winning four gold medals at the London Olympics at the age of 17, Missy Franklin struck up a sisterly bond with Kara Lynn Joyce

Has Frankie Edgar’s win pushed Conor McGregor down the pecking order for a title shot?

Who will get the next crack at incumbent champion Jose Aldo?

Which legendary wrestler are you?

With Survivor Series taking place later tonight, take our test to see which star you most resemble.

Katie Taylor is through to another world championship final TKO

Katie Taylor is through to another world championship final

Yana Allekseenva will attempt to stop the Bray star’s five-in-a-row bid.

Documentary on the Irish woman who changed the face of boxing airs tonight

Girl On The Undercard tells the remarkable story of Deirdre Gogarty.

Pick Six: Kilkenny’s Eoin Murphy v TheScore.ie – NFL week 12

We’ve asked the Kilkenny goalkeeper to call six of this week’s NFL games.

There’ll be about 100 gallons of champagne sprayed on Lewis Hamilton tonight

The Englishman clinched his second F1 title after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Pacquiao knocks down challenger SIX times in latest defence – calls out Mayweather again

Fans deserve to see us fight, Pacquiao says as he calls out Floyd Mayweather again.

Edgar stops Swanson in five-round brawl – but what will it mean for McGregor’s title chances? UFC This post contains videos

Edgar stops Swanson in five-round brawl – but what will it mean for McGregor’s title chances?

Edgar sends a message to Dana White as he positions himself for another shot at Aldo with impressive win.

Getting ‘sh*t-faced’ and watching over-18s wrestling is the new thing to do on a Saturday night

Over the Top Wrestling’s second event took place in the Tivoli Theatre in Dublin last weekend.

Shane Long and Alan Quinlan are besties! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also, Brian O’Driscoll owns Rory McIlroy and Graham Norton befriends Paul Galvin.

Blind footballers, Montreal Screwjobs and the rest of the week’s best sportswriting

There are also pieces on England’s most-capped player and a footballer turned teacher.

Five terrible eating habits you need to stamp out

Step away from the late-night sandwich.

Other - Saturday 22 November, 2014

5 talking points ahead of UFC Fight Night 57 UFC

5 talking points ahead of UFC Fight Night 57

A closer look at some of the more interesting aspects of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 57.

Faugheen: Willie Mullins’ machine backs up the Champion Hurdle hype

Faugheen, The New One, Al Ferof and Siliviniaco Conti did their Cheltenham credentials no harm on Saturday.

Conor McGregor to Sheamus – ‘You wear ball stranglers and slap men’s asses for a living’

McGregor got into a Twitter spat with the wrestler last night.

Fancy a quick look inside the All Blacks’ gym? Pumped This post contains videos

Fancy a quick look inside the All Blacks’ gym?

Yes, Bro. They even lift.


Tommy Walsh to take up baseball? It’s comments of the week

The Kilkenny legend, late racehorse trainer Dessie Hughes and Billy O’Driscoll all feature.

Other - Friday 21 November, 2014

‘I would probably hate me too’ – McGregor addresses his critics in the UFC

Also, the outspoken fighter says he would ‘whoop’ Sheamus’ ass.

We’ll Leave It There So: Katie makes the world semis, Paulie’s staying put and all today’s sport

Also, Irish football will receive a €1.2 million funding boost.

Is this the greatest knockout in UFC history? UFC

Is this the greatest knockout in UFC history?

All opinions are valid, but it’s difficult to deny this spinning-wheel kick by Edson Barboza as the best-ever knockout in the UFC’s 21 years.

Ricardo Lamas thinks Conor McGregor’s camp ask the UFC to protect him from wrestlers

Conor McGregor is still making friends in the featherweight division.

Yoga versus pilates, the battle of the stretches

Do you know your downward dog from a seated twist?

Just win maybe? The Raiders FINALLY won an NFL game last night

Though they did their best to throw it away at the end.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How much attention were you paying to the week’s sporting event?

Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch

The Bray native will now face Jinhua Yin of China on Sunday for a spot in the final.

Why Frankie Edgar is one of the toughest men in the UFC MMA

Why Frankie Edgar is one of the toughest men in the UFC

UFC Fight Night 57′s Edgar might just have the hardest head in the game.

Other - Thursday 20 November, 2014

We’ll Leave It There So: Tommy Walsh retires, Katie Taylor advances and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news on Dave Whelan, the Ireland rugby team and more.

How many of these very annoying gym habits are you guilty of

Don’t be that dude, you guys.

Sulking kid pushes table tennis referee off his chair

Down with this sort of thing.

‘Basketball saved me’ – First openly gay player retires at 35

“I needed to live the past few years as an openly gay basketball player in order to be at peace retiring today.”