Wednesday 17 October 2018

The top 100 sporting tweets of 2017 to make you smile

Independent.ie Newsdesk

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Ultimately, the unrelenting passage of time will render everything we hold dear meaningless - but while we grapple with the incomprehensible inevitability of death, the media of sport and Twitter offer us brief, fleeting relief from our existential angst.

Here are 100 times the joy of sport and Twitter combined to remind us that as few as 280 characters can provide momentary happiness. Enjoy.

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