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Death of Teofilio Stevenson. Arguably the Greatest Olympic Boxer of All TIme

…by staying loyal to Cuba and its communist ideals, Stevenson snubbed the USA. Uncle Sam does not forgive such insolence. Cuba has survived a USA led economic embargo for 50 years. The success of Teófilo Stevenson in boxing is an example of Cuban defiance of this embargo. Continue reading

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Green is the Colour – An RTE Documentary on the History of Soccer in Ireland

I was fearful that the storyline might get the Sky Sports treatment; everything is brilliant, it always has been and it is only going to get much better. What I saw was a very insightful account, warts and all, of the formative years of Irish soccer. Continue reading

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UCC Physical Education Department and Chengdu Sports University in China

For a small island, with a relatively small population, we make a terrible fuss about managing our affairs. We make an incredible ballyhoo over every issue; no matter how small that issue is in the greater scheme of things. In … Continue reading

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I can understand why Donegal played so negatively against Dublin, I just hope they don’t set a trend

The question I have been asked most often since Sunday is “did you see the match?” More often than not it has been a rhetorical question because, before I get a chance to reply, the statement “wasn’t it terrible?” follows. … Continue reading

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