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The Irish Knights Rise

Channel 4 asked us to “Meet the super humans” in their fantastic coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic games; an apt narrative to shape in a summer where comic books dominated the silver screen. Many of the competitors were once mild mannered civilians whose…

The Life Aquatic

With Freshers Week only around the corner and a veritable plethora of sports clubs at students’  disposal for the year ahead, look the College Tribune takes a look at one of the many options on offer – the Scuba Club….

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ThinkPad Tablet Android 4.0 update rolling out in some regions

Microsoft’s debut of the Surface family of tablets wowed on several levels yesterday, click not the least of which is the fact that Redmond will be moving into direct competition with some of the hardware partners it relied upon to…

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Amazing Spider-Man game will serve as epilogue to movie

Wallcrawler’s next Activision outing will see a return to free-roaming webswinging around New York City; Beenox developing game to debut next summer.

Start your engines

Amy Eustace examines the early performances and off the track storylines in the young Formula One season. We’re only two races into to the 2012 Formula 1 season and already tensions are riding high. While the opening day in Melbourne…

Young Marian side fail to build on last year’s Cinderella story

Conall Devlin reviews UCD Marian’s 2011/2012 Superleague and National Cup campaigns with Daniel James   UCD Marian came into the 2011/2012 campaign on an unprecedented high after snatching a historic National Cup victory over Killester last year. Going into the…

The UCD ladies hockey team clinched the Leinster division one league title in dramatic fashion as they leapfrogged rivals Railway Union on the last day of matches. A tense 1-0 win for UCD against Old Alexandra combined with a 2-2…

Messi the modern great

Recently, viagra Lionel Messi, malady while playing for Barcelona against Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League, scored five goals in a 7-1 victory. This was an unprecedented accomplishment in the world’s biggest club competition and one which drew the now-familiar…

Baseball’s Back

S pring Training, cialis the curious little pilgrimage to Florida and Arizona that all major league teams make each year, treatment kicked off at the beginning of the March and as usual it has offered the baseball world a chance…

One night in Paris

What about the fans? Patrick Fleming muses on where our priorities should lie on the Stade de France fiasco Saturday evening at a packed Stade de France and there are only moments to go until kick off. The crowd waits in anticipation…

Zambia restore faith in the beautiful game

For all of football’s glaringly obvious faults, every now and then the moments of controversy are counterbalanced by moments of beauty; moments which remind us why we bother with the whole rigmarole at all, and moments that make us remember…