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Ireland going to the World Cup, United in City blue; here’s all the best April Fool’s Day sport stories

We look at the best of the sport prank stories we’ve seen today.

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How being a man has changed, Part 1: Sport

They say the past is a different country, but when it comes to sport, it is like a different planet.

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On the 50th anniversary of Clay v Liston, here are 10 of the biggest shocks in the history of sport

It’s fifty years today since Cassius Clay announced himself to the world by beating Sonny Liston in Miami Beach. With that in mind, we look at ten of sport’s biggest shocks…

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Pass the mic; Five of the best post-game interviews of all time

Seattle’s Richard Sherman gave an epic post-game interview last night but there have been a few crackers over the years. Here’s some of our favourites.

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The most ‘Holy F*ck’ sporting moments of 2013

It was a hell of a sporting year just gone and here are three moments that made us shout ‘Holy F*ck’ at our TVs, iPads or phones

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Gallery: Some of the best shots from INPHO’s brilliant book, Heroes

Celebrating 25 years in the business of sports photos, INPHO have put together a book of their best work. Here’s a small sample.

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Returning heroes; Five sportsmen who were lauded when visiting their old stadiums

They say that you should never go back but when these players faced their old teams in new colours, something special happened.

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Pic: Tread carefully – check this out for gym clothing in Dublin

This guy was going for the smart-casual look in a Dublin gym, whatever about the practicalities of it all.

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Brawl-time greats: JOE’s favourite almost famous wrestlers

JOE looks back through the sands of time to remember a few of our favourite lesser known wrestlers from the WWF back in the day, from Yokozuna to Brutus ‘The Barber’ Beefcake

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Video: Irish schoolteacher has serious basketball skills

It might be mischievous of us to suggest that this fella spends more of his time in the gym than in the classroom but the hard work is certainly paying off.

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Video: LeBron, Pique, Serena Williams, Bradley Cooper and Chris Pine star in very cool new Nike ad

Nike have released a new ad to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their famous ‘Just Do It’ campaign and they haven’t half pulled out all the stops.

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Video: Tommy Martin sang Amazing Grace on TV3 this morning

He asked for his own pop show as well but it’s probably best to stick to the sports presenting for now Tommy.

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Burning Issue: What sporting event are you most looking forward to this weekend?

With an All-Ireland hurling semi-final, Conor McGregor’s second UFC fight in Boston and the return of the Premier League all taking place in an action packed weekend, three JOES discuss the sporting event they’re looking forward to the most.

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JOE marks your calendar for the sporting week ahead

The big sporting event this week is the return of the Premier League and we can’t wait to see the cream of the crop back in action, and also to see how our Fantasy League predictions fare out.

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Video: Ten-pin bowler denied perfect game by cruel mechanical malfunction

We don’t know a lot about bowling but we do know that scoring a perfect game is a hell of an achievement. So you can imagine how p*ssed off this bowler would have been when this happened…

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JOE believes in Local: The importance of the club in the GAA

There is a saying, commonly used in GAA circles, that goes ‘the club comes first’.

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JOE marks your calendar for the sporting week ahead

While the provincial finals might be already decided, there’s still plenty of GAA and lots of other sport to keep you amused this week…

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Burning Issue: Has the use of drugs ruined professional sport?

Has the pursuit of excellence by illegal means ruined sport or are the epic match ups we see across all sports proof that it’s too late to change? Two JOEs go head-to-head.

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Five of the best tunnel brawls in sport

After the bit of handbags we witnessed at The Emirates last night, here’s x tunnel brawls that were worthy of the name.

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Pics: Looks like Roz Purcell has gone to the dogs…

Irish stunner Roz Purcell was recently snapped hanging out with a few dogs, but it was all to mark the launch of the first ever Ladies Weekend at the Dogs.

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Cheeky cyclist takes to YouTube to apologise for pinching girl’s bum on podium

Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan has posted a video on YouTube to apologise for his antics on the podium following the Tour of Flanders at the weekend.

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Top 5 fighting team-mates: When colleagues don’t see eye-to-eye

Mark Webber and Sebastien Vettel aren’t the first, and certainly won’t be the last team-mates to fall out. JOE looks at 5 other major bust-ups within teams.

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Video: You’ll go a long way to see a better karate knockout than this

If there was even the slightest flaw in this manoeuvre the potential to end up looking like an ass was huge. Instead, this guy was responsible for the best karate knockout we’ve seen for a long time.

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The Sundae Supplement: Your one-stop shop for Sunday’s sports news

Sit back, pour yourself a coffee (or maybe something stronger, it is Paddy’s Day) and put your feet up, it’s time to read what the sports pages say, all in one place with thanks to our friends at Sueprmac’s.

Video: JOE at Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium

JOE hit up Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium this week to try and make some money on the pups…

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‘Lionel Messi’ of Thaiboxing Set to Fight in Cork this weekend

Muay Thai fans country-wide are rattling with excitement right now – because the single greatest Thaiboxer on the planet is about to jet into Ireland for his first ever fight on Irish soil.

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Some of the very best days to be an Irish sports fan

For a small little country we have had some very big days on the world stage.

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The Sundae Supplement

Thanks to our friends at Supermac’s, JOE casts our eye across the back pages of today’s sport’s papers, so kick up your feet and have a read.

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Video: Basketball fans, check out the preview for ‘We Got Game’ on Setanta Ireland tonight

Basketball fans are in for a treat this evening with the broadcast of ‘We Got Game’ on Setanta Ireland, a documentary looking at the huge popularity of the sport in this country in the 1980s.

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