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Breaking: Ruby Walsh Announces Retirement, Effective Immeadiately

Legendary Irish jockey Ruby Walsh has announced his retirement from the sport of horse racing, which is effective immediately. At the age of 39, Walsh will leave the sport after a glittering career that has spanned nearly two decades – a career that has seen him take home some of the sport’s most prestigious honours. Ending his run on a …

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Rhys McClenaghan – “I Always Felt Like If I Wanted Something Bad Enough, I’d Do It Myself”

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There’s something about the Irish psyche which means many of our elite athletes tend to play down their achievements or make safe predictions about their potential success in future competitions. Focusing on the quality of their opponents, or using phrases such as “I’ll give it my best and see what happens” are often expressed and it’s clear to see why. …

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Ronnie O’Sullivan Loses To Amateur In “Biggest Upset In Crucible History”

Five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has been knocked out of the 2019 World Championships 10-8 in a shock defeat to Amateur James Cahill. The loss, which is already being dubbed the biggest upset in Crucible history, came after O’Sullivan had been trailing 5-4 in frames overnight however most felt he would easily bounce back to defeat Cahill on Tuesday. The world number …

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John Treacy: ‘Ireland Continue To Lead The Way On Anti-Doping’

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Ireland continues to lead the way on anti-doping according to John Treacy. The Sport Ireland chief was speaking to the media following the annual anti-doping review claiming that while the International Olympic Committee (IOC) continues to make “soft decisions” on anti-doping, we as a nation have a strong voice and are one of the leading countries when it comes to …

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Pundit Arena’s Top Five Team Sporting Comebacks

There’s no way we could compile a list of the greatest individual sporting comebacks and not apply it to team sports. Again, the team here at Pundit Arena HQ sat down to discuss the greatest sporting comebacks by teams. By no means are some of these comebacks as emotional and harrowing as some of the individual achievements of men like …

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Pundit Arena’s Top Five Individual Sporting Comebacks

With the euphoria and nostalgia surrounding Tiger Woods’s victory at Augusta National yesterday to collect his fifth Masters title, it got us thinking… Woods hadn’t won a major since the 2008 US Open with his last Masters title coming three years beforehand. A fall from grace over his personal life saw him slip to golf’s rankings and following a succession …

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Cheatsheet: All You Need To Know Ahead Of The NBA Playoffs

On Saturday night the 2019 edition of the NBA Playoffs will get underway with the Brooklyn Nets hosting the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round opener. As the post-season begins, Pundit Arena breaks down everything you need to know ahead of this year’s NBA playoffs. _____ What Teams Made The Playoffs? The NBA playoffs consist of eight teams from the …

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Can Aidan O’Brien Stop Too Darn Hot & John Gosden?

Too Darn Hot has established himself as the horse to beat for the upcoming Flat season as a result of his excellence on the track last term. The bay colt reeled off four wins on the bounce, including a triumph at Newmarket in the Dewhurst Stakes. There have been early comparisons between John Gosden’s charge and the legendary Frankel. However, …

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UFC VS WWE: Daniel Cormier Can’t Wait to Pummel Brock Lesnar

When Daniel Cormier beat Stipe Miocic, the most successful heavyweight champion in UFC history in July 2018 at UFC 226, not only did he win the UFC heavyweight title and throne, but it also appears he may have  secure a fight date with Brock Lesnar. Both contenders engaged in a shoving, pushing and thrash talking match inside the Octagon on …

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Richard Johnson Talks 21-Years of Aintree Heartache

“It doesn’t matter where you go, people know what the Grand National is. So, to say you won it would be a dream come true.” – Richard Johnson The Aintree Grand National is one of horse racing’s most famed events and ahead of the 2019 race, Betway Horse Racing has released a video feature on National Hunt Jockey, Richard Johnson. …

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NFL’s Biggest Star Set To Jump Ship To The Cleveland Browns

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New York Giants star receiver, Odell Beckham Jr, looks set to be traded to the Cleveland Browns according to multiple sources.  Perhaps, the biggest star in American football at present, Beckham Jr has made a name for himself due to his eccentric hairstyle coupled with a penchant for one-handed catches. Beckham Jr has spent five seasons with the Giants after …

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