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Conor McGregor hints at MMA comeback in Dublin

Conor McGregor hints at MMA comeback in Dublin

Conor McGregor, the retired two-time mixed martial arts champion, has hinted at a return to the sport through a cryptic social media post on Monday. The short message, which reads: “Dublin, December 14th,” was posted on his official Twitter account, raising speculation that he intends to return to the octagon in his home town later…MORE

Rugby World Cup: How Wales created a home-away-from-home in Japan

Rugby World Cup: How Wales created a home-away-from-home in Japan

You could be forgiven for thinking that you were in the center of Cardiff on an international match day due to the number of buildings proudly decorated with Welsh flags and buses emblazoned with the faces of Alun Wyn Jones and Leigh Halfpenny. Roads lined with fans and a stadium full of cheering on watchers…MORE

Solheim Cup: Europe defeats USA in thrilling finish at Gleneagles

Solheim Cup: Europe defeats USA in thrilling finish at Gleneagles

She stood motionless as the ball rolled towards the hole, but when it disappeared Suzann Pettersen rocked backwards with a double fist pump as she secured a stunning victory for Europe against USA in golf’s Solheim Cup. Norway’s Pettersen embraced opponent Marina Alex before falling into the arms of her European teammates on the 18th…MORE

Joao Felix: Cristiano Ronaldo comparisons ‘unfair’ says Benfica boss

Joao Felix: Cristiano Ronaldo comparisons ‘unfair’ says Benfica boss

At just 19-years old, João Felix has the football world at his feet. The fifth most expensive footballer in history following his staggering $142 million move from Benfica to Atletico Madrid in July, Felix is already being compared to another Portuguese star, a certain Cristiano Ronaldo. Felix, who turned 19 in November last year, enjoyed…MORE

Homegrown trainers enjoy success during Irish Champions Weekend

Homegrown trainers enjoy success during Irish Champions Weekend

Ireland is synonymous with horse racing and the country was able to celebrate its rich history with the world at this weekend’s showpiece event. The Longines Irish Champions Weekend — a two-day racing festival worth $5.3 million in prize money — is co-hosted by the famed Curragh racecourse and nearby Leopardstown. A truly world-class field…MORE

Jessica Springsteen clinches her biggest career win in Saint-Tropez

Jessica Springsteen clinches her biggest career win in Saint-Tropez

Jessica Springsteen claimed the biggest win of her equestrian career Saturday after riding to victory in the Saint-Tropez leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT). The 27-year-old daughter of iconic rocker Bruce Springsteen stormed to victory in a scintillating jump-off, riding her 12-year-old bay mare RMF Zecilie. She managed to fend off stiff competition…MORE

Norwich stuns defending Premier League champion Manchester City

Norwich stuns defending Premier League champion Manchester City

Defending Premier League champion Manchester City was stunned by newly-promoted Norwich, losing 3-2 on a thrilling evening at Carrow Road that the 27,000 spectators in attendance will likely never forget. Two goals in 10 first-half minutes from Kenny McLean and Todd Cantwell gave Norwich a healthy lead inside half an hour, before Sergio Aguero scored…MORE

Lille and the making of Arsenal star Nicolas Pepe

Lille and the making of Arsenal star Nicolas Pepe

When players and leading figures at Nicolas Pepe’s former club Lille talk about the scintillating young star, they frequently refer to him as: “super talent.” It can’t be overstated the esteem in which Pepe is still held by his old colleagues. Lille CEO Marc Ingla — the man whose project, along with technical director Luis…MORE

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