Rui Costa

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Celebrations at the Aviva.  But we are not a people who do well with being told we’re the best in the world at anything. We all know this to be true.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

It will have occurred to many who take this newspaper of a morning that Saturday night’s stirring victory over New Zealand was, by all the usual measu(...)

There are severe doubts over the date when autonomous cars finally take over from human drivers. However, one thing now seems certain - when (and it’s(...)

Belgium’s Thomas De Gendt  of team LottoSoudal celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 19th stage of  La Vuelta, a 149.7 km route from Caso, Parque Natural de Redes to Gijon. Photograph: Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images

Chris Froome retained his advantage on stage 19 of La Vuelta as Belgian Thomas De Gendt won a sprint finish out of the breakaway to keep Spaniards wai(...)

France’s Pierre Rolland of  Cannondale-Drapac celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the 17th stage of the 100th Giro d’Italia from Tirano to Canazei. Photograph: Luk Benies/AFP/Getty Images

Frenchman Pierre Rolland claimed an audacious victory on stage 17 of the Giro d’Italia to give his Cannondale team a first WorldTour win on European (...)

Spanish rider Omar Fraile of Team Dimension Data celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the 11th stage of the 100th Giro d’Italia cycling race over 161km from Florence to Bagno di Romagna, Italy. Photograph:Alessandro Di Meo/AFP

Omar Fraile took his maiden Grand Tour victory on stage 11 of the Giro d’Italia as Tom Dumoulin hung on to the overall lead despite a frantic and stre(...)

Ireland’s Daniel Martin and Britain’s Christopher Froome, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey ride under the rain as fans cheer during the 184,5 km ninth stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France. Photograph: Getty Images

As a deluge of rain and hail fell on the super-category climb here, amid the lowering Pyrenean skies there was a little clarity over the identity of t(...)

The Netherlands’ Tom Dumoulin won a sodden stage nine of the Tour de France.  Photograph: Afp

Britain’s Chris Froome fended off attacks on his Tour de France lead as Holland’s Tom Dumoulin won stage nine in a storm at Andorre Arcalis on Sunday.(...)

 Teeling Whiskey Distillery and visitor centre in The Liberties, Dublin 8. Photograph: Conor McCabe

An unsuspecting tourist at the Teeling Whiskey distillery in Dublin this week was surprised with a cake and balloons, the 60,000th visitor since it op(...)

Portugal goalkeeper Ricardo scores the winning penalty against England in Lisbon in 2004. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2004: Portugal 2 England 2 AET (Portugal win 6-5 on penalties) June 24th, 2004 Of all the heartbreaking failures England have suffered at major(...)

Portugal’s Nuno Gomes scores the winning goal past England goalkeeper David Seaman and Tony Adams during their Euro 2000 clash. Photo: Getty Images

Euro 2000: England 2 Portugal 3 June 12th, 2000 Two years after David Beckham’s red card at the 1998 World Cup and the subsequent death threats a(...)

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