The outbreak of the Zika virus dominates world news as history is made in the GAA.
Peyton enjoys a perfect curtain call as rugby's bright young star heads east.
Conor McGregor crashes back to earth and sport loses an icon.
The Panama Papers leak has a global impact as Dublin is the venue for an MMA tragedy.
Leicester City and Connacht re-write the history books, while the GAA season cranks into gear.
The month when Britain votes to leave the EU is also a busy one in sport.
A terror attack in Nice throws a dark shadow over an intriguing Tour de France.
The Olympic carnival rolls into Rio and the wheels nearly fall off the wagon.
After a month of All-Ireland finals we still don’t know where Sam Maguire will spend the winter.
October brings the climax of both the All-Ireland football championship and the SSE Airtricity League season
Donald Trump shocks the world by winning the US presidential election but there were also several sporting surprises in store.
As Santa is busy rechecking his list, the curtain comes down on an epic sporting year.
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