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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Today’s News

Tennis rocked again as umpires banned on corruption charges – reports

Scrutiny is increasing on the sport and its senior officials.

Sexton, Trimble and Zebo sit out training while McFadden joins Ireland squad as cover

The trio are expected to train fully on Thursday, but Keith Earls remains a major doubt for Saturday’s trip to Paris.

‘I consider myself very lucky’ — O’Connell ready to improve golf game after dominating Irish rugby

‘You’re either going to get back to being strong and fast and powerful again or you’re not. And that makes the decision for you.’

‘Leicester players were afraid of Italian tactics’

The Foxes, who are now title favourites after beating Man City on Saturday, made a pre-season pact with Claudio Ranieri.

Leinster ‘looking at a couple of guys’ with a view to strengthening ahead of next season

Girvan Dempsey is hopeful of no more outgoings, and only new arrivals at the province.

Super Bowl winner explains how MMA helped him become one of the NFL’s most fearsome pass rushers

Denver Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware says MMA training helps his longevity.

Paul O’Connell will have an autobiography out for Christmas

Alan English is working with former Ireland star.

Was a dream farewell too much to ask for ‘Gladiator’ Paul O’Connell?

What he did in his career, will echo in Irish Rugby eternity.

Carragher: Liverpool got it wrong on ticket prices

After joining the Anfield ticket protests on Saturday, former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher says the club have got it wrong.

Robson: Giggs can be Manchester United’s Guardiola

The former Manchester United midfielder has urged the club to appoint Louis van Gaal’s assistant when the Dutchman eventually departs.

Need for speed? adidas offer $1 million to any player who can break the NFL’s 40-yard dash record

Could some player become a millionaire before they even join the league?

‘£77 to watch that!’ Hilarious Irish Liverpool fan reacts to ticket price hike

Meanwhile, manager Jurgen Klopp seemed to express sympathy with the supporters over the issue.

Paul O’Connell retires from all rugby with immediate effect

The former Ireland captain has called it a day.

‘Liverpool won’t follow Dimitri Payet to the toilet’

The two sides meet in an FA Cup fourth-round replay at Upton Park tonight.

The Premier League has a new logo for next season Roaring Success This post contains a poll

The Premier League has a new logo for next season

There won’t be a title sponsor, however.

Jamie Vardy can’t quite believe he’s the Premier League’s top goalscorer

The striker says he would “never in a million years” have thought he would be in this position.

Jones: Billy Vunipola can be the best number 8 in the world

A key player in last week’s Six Nations win over Scotland, Billy Vunipola has impressed Eddie Jones.

Fresh blow for Louis van Gaal as Man United share price plummets

Share prices have fallen to lowest level since 2012.

5 exercises in 10 minutes – try this glute workout from the comfort of your home

You don’t need to go to the gym to get a good workout in.

‘It’s devastating to see him retire. He’s only 30 as well and he’s already after achieving so much.’

Richie Power’s retirement is being keenly felt in the Kilkenny camp.

‘There’s a lot of bruised bodies’ – Schmidt outlines Ireland’s week ahead of Paris trip Looking Ahead This post contains videos

‘There’s a lot of bruised bodies’ – Schmidt outlines Ireland’s week ahead of Paris trip

The Ireland head coach briefly spoke to the IRFU’s YouTube channel on Monday.

Ex-Blackrock prop Jager features in Super Rugby trial match for Crusaders

The Ireland Schools-capped prop was on the bench alongside Joe Moody and Codie Taylor.

‘Guardiola should have joined Manchester Utd’

Jordi Cruyff believes the Catalan should have decided to move to Old Trafford after his spell at Bayern Munich, instead of the Etihad Stadium

No regrets for Dublin’s Dotsy missing Ballyboden’s All-Ireland football bid

Hurling has got the nod for David O’Callaghan.

Yesterday’s News

Analysis: Ireland’s defence holds up in brutal battle against Wales

We pick apart the defensive performance from Joe Schmidt’s men in Dublin yesterday.

Leinster ‘hopeful’ Healy will be available this weekend but Schmidt could yet come calling

It looks like the prop will be playing at the weekend, but will it be for Leinster or Ireland?

Here are the draws for the 2016 Mayo and Meath senior football championships

The draws were made in the Connacht and Leinster counties tonight.

‘I want to be here for a couple more years and then we’ll see’

Cristiano Ronaldo wants to see out his contract with Real Madrid.

8 unlikely league champions that Leicester will be hoping to emulate

The Foxes were made Premier League title favourites after a sensational victory over Man City at the weekend.

We’ll Leave It There So: Schmidt ponders changes, Broncos win Super Bowl and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news of a Connacht player’s freak accident on a water slide.

Memphis Depay dropped to Man United’s U21s for tonight’s game against Norwich

It’s been a difficult 24 hours for the Dutch winger.

Poll: Who do you think will win this year’s Division 1 hurling league title? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win this year’s Division 1 hurling league title?

Waterford are the reigning champions, can they retain their crown?

St Michael’s advance to semi-finals of Leinster Senior Cup after first-half blitz of Terenure

The Ailesbury Road school were hugely impressive in a five-try win.

New York Knicks fire head coach Derek Fisher – reports

It’s the end of the road for D-Fish in Manhattan.

Having Mike Ross back in training is good news for everybody (unless you’re the lad who has to carry him)

There was nothing light about the entertainment at Leinster’s training ground today.

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