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Dermot Gilleece: ‘Lahinch’s time to shine’

They’re doing some serious spring cleaning down around Lahinch these days. In fact, local endeavour is positively transforming the West Clare resort in preparation for what is being viewed as a once-in-a-lifetime chance to shine. The lead has come from a celebrated golf club which is set to stage the $7m Dubai Duty Free Irish […]

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Casey throws down gauntlet to McIlroy with Valspar victory

Paul Casey threw down the Masters gauntlet to Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson when he retained the Valspar Championship with a dogged performance in Tampa. The English Ryder Cup star (41), who has five top-10 finishes in 12 appearances at Augusta National, chiselled out a one-over 72 to win by a shot from Jason Kokrak […]

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Conor McGregor: UFC star announces ‘retirement from mixed martial arts’

UFC star Conor McGregor appears to have announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. McGregor, the former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion, tweeted: “Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as ‘Mixed Martial Art’ today. “I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition. I now join […]

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Vietnam’s tactics at 2019 Asian Cup, an analysis

The team have been going from strength to strength in recent times, and the new strategy they have adopted is a key reason. Vietnam exited the Asian Cup after losing 0-1 in the quarterfinals to Japan in a game in which they played very well. The defeat to possibly the best team in Asia was […]

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Tammy Beaumont eases England home in T20 hammering of Sri Lanka

Tammy Beaumont hit an unbeaten half-century to help England cruise to an eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in their first Twenty20 International in Colombo. Linsey Smith took three for 18, while Freya Davies and Anya Shrubsole each claimed two wickets as Sri Lanka were dismissed for 94 from 19 overs after winning the toss and […]