Emotional Hamilton allowed to skip media duties after death of Lauda

Hamilton’s Mercedes team have numerous tributes planned this weekend in Monaco to honour the memory of Lauda, who died on Monday.

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IOC recommends AIBA suspension but wants boxing at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

AIBA has been banned from helping to organise the sport’s participation in the Japanese capital following an inquiry committee report.

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Ambitious Allen loving life in South-East Asia’s fast lanes

Having grown up in the culinary institution that is Ballymaloe, Formula 4 racing driver Lucca Allen might have been pre-destined towards a kitchen apron than the ...

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5 talking points ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix

The world of Formula One will be remembering Niki Lauda in Monaco this weekend following his death on Monday.

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IOC to safeguard boxing at Tokyo Olympics - but suspend governing body

The International Olympic Committee announced the safeguarding of boxing at next year's Tokyo Games but its executive board has recommended the suspension of the ...

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Hamilton excused from Monaco GP press conference in wake of Lauda’s death

The Briton paid an emotional tribute to Lauda on social media following his death aged 70.

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Lewis Hamilton leads tributes to his ‘buddy’ Niki Lauda

The Austrian has died at the age of 70.

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Road Bowling: Buckley pips Callan in Munster intermediate thriller

Paul Buckley beat Wayne Callanan in the last shot of their Munster intermediate championship tie at Peake. He led over two bowls of odds, but Callanan finished strongly ...

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First a break, then NBA Finals: Warriors eager for some time off

And now, they wait. Again. The Golden State Warriors have gotten used to going to the NBA Finals, and their win in Portland on Monday night clinched their fifth ...

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No pressure as Ireland head for Rome showpiece

Ireland’s show jumping team manager Rodrigo Pessoa brings a five-member squad to Rome for this week’s Italian Nations Cup, but will not face the same ...

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Niki Lauda’s legacy goes far beyond Formula One

Niki Lauda, who won two of his world titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, ...

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Rain washes out play in Strasbourg

Rain caused a washout at the Internationaux de Strasbourg today, with bad weather also impacting the schedule at the Nuremberg Cup.

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Stewart says brave Lauda was one of the best

Stewart recalls the courage of the Austrian, who has died at the age of 70.

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Top sportspeople calling for greater promotion of women’s sport

Some of Ireland’s top sportspeople have come together to call for greater promotion of women’s sport.

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Caster Semenya to race 3,000m after losing rule-change appeal

Caster Semenya will race in the 3,000m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in June.

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Fury predicts Wilder rematch will take place next spring

The heavyweights fought out a controversial draw in Los Angeles in December.

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Pain-free Andy Murray optimistic about return to competitive tennis

Murray had hip surgery in January and could make a comeback at Wimbledon.

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Niki Lauda – a life in pictures

The three-time Formula One world champion has died aged 70.

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Tributes pour in for ‘irreplaceable’ Niki Lauda

The three-time Formula One world champion has died at the age of 70

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Niki Lauda: F1 champion who made remarkable comeback from fiery crash

He was dragged from a burning wreckage after a crash at the Nurburgring in 1976 but returned to his Formula One cockpit 40 just days later.

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Austrian F1 champion Niki Lauda dies aged 70

McLaren said they were ‘deeply saddened’.

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Tom Daley’s husband hits out at British Swimming in buggy row

Daley was competing in London

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New bursary scheme could change face of Irish hockey

Support for the Irish women’s team took a giant leap towards a semi-professional basis with the announcement that Park Developments will roll out a four-year ...

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GAA podcast: Dalo was wrong. Emotional Cork. Limerick's Plan B? Tipp back it up. Ref justice

Anthony Daly, Ger Cunningham and TJ Ryan review the weekend's hurling.

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Tom Daley’s husband hits out at British Swimming in buggy row

Daley won gold alongside Grace Reid in the mixed synchro at the Diving World Series in London.

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Jamie Chadwick moves step closer to F1 drive by joining Williams academy

The 21-year-old leads the inaugural W Series.

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Hayde destroys Sonia record held since 1987

It was another day of records at the Irish Life Health/Munster Schools’ Championships which took place in blustery conditions at Cork IT.

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Rafael Nadal defeats Novak Djokovic to clinch ninth Italian Open title

The defending champion triumphed 6-0 4-6 6-1 in two hours and 25 minutes in Rome.

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Ivanisevic jokes about 2001 semi-final v Henman as Wimbledon unveils new roof

The Croatian tennis player appeared to benefit from a rain delay in reaching the final 18 years ago.

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Offaly’s Darragh Kenny scores podium finish in Longines Grand Prix

Irish showjumper Darragh Kenny has claimed a place on the podium at today’s €200,000 five-star Longines Grand Prix at La Baule in France.

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Konta beaten in straight sets by Pliskova in Rome

The Czech needed just two breaks of serve to win.

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Deontay Wilder targets Anthony Joshua after knockout win over Dominic Breazeale

The American sent Breazeale crashing to the canvas just two minutes and 17 seconds into the first rounds.

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Billy Joe Saunders wins WBO title with impressive points win

Billy Joe Saunders became a two-weight world champion after he defeated Shefat Isufi last night.

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Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight strap with swift knockout in New York

The bout was over in the first round.

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Ewan claims victory on stage eight of Giro D’Italia

Italian Valerio Conti retained the overall leader’s pink jersey.

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Konta battles back to beat Bertens and reach Italian Open final

The British number one had lost the opening set.

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‘Mum says I was in a boat before I was born as she paddled when she was pregnant’

Jenny Egan, who made history last August as the first Irish athlete to medal at an ICF Senior Canoe Sprint World Championships with a bronze, is looking forward ...

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Roger Federer doesn’t think Nick Kyrgios should face a ban for Rome outburst

Roger Federer thinks Nick Kyrgios should be spared suspension by ATP tour bosses looking into the Australian’s chair-tossing outburst.

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Kyrgios controversy and Federer fightback dominate dramatic day at Italian Open

Australian has had a lively 24 hours

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Van Gerwen pips Cross to claim Premier League top spot once again

The Dutchman has finished top of the regular-season standings for the seventh successive campaign.

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Hopes grow for a Word Rally Championship return to Ireland

A meeting of the World Rally Commission in Geneva tomorrow to discuss next season’s Word Rally Championship may increase the possibility of an event returning ...

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Kyrgios defaulted from Italian Open after huge outburst

Kyrgios threw a chair across the court after receiving a game penalty in his second-round clash with Casper Ruud.

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Formula One in talks over race in Marrakesh

F1 bosses are keen to add a race in Africa to the schedule.

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Kyrgios takes aim at ‘cringeworthy’ Djokovic and ‘super salty’ Nadal

Kyrgios gave some strong opinions about the leading players in the game.

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Bucks rally to beat Raptors in Game One

The Milwaukee Bucks staged a fourth-quarter fightback to seize the first game of their Eastern Conference finals against the Toronto Raptors 108-100.

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Pascal Ackermann claims stage five at Giro d’Italia

The German surged past Fernando Gaviria to win a rain-soaked stage five.

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Paul O’Donovan absent for Irish team for European Championships

Olympic silver-medalist Paul O’Donovan is the standout absentee from the Irish team that will travel to Lucerne for the 2019 European Rowing Championships ...

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Eoin Morgan suspended for fourth ODI against Pakistan

England took nearly four hours to bowl 50 overs against Pakistan at Bristol.

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Williams withdraws from Italian Open due to knee pain

The 23-time grand slam singles champion had been due to face sister Venus for the 31st time.

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Irish ready to fire at French Nations Cup

Friday sees the first of Ireland’s competitive show jumping team fixtures this year as manager Rodrigo Pessoa brings a strong squad to La Baule for the French ...

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