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McGregor’s opponent unhappy after UFC fighter posts his phone number to social media Practical Joke This post contains videos

McGregor’s opponent unhappy after UFC fighter posts his phone number to social media

In the latest episode of UFC 189 Embedded, Chad Mendes gets cryotherapy therapy, while The Notorious meets Conan O’Brien.

The 5 key factors that could decide the Copa America final

Chile take on Argentina at the Estadio Nacional on Saturday night.

This clear double hit helped send Jo-Wilfried Tsonga out of Wimbledon

Tsonga would have taken the match to a deciding set had it been called.

Clare pay the penalty as 14-man Longford march on in the qualifiers

Longford survived a late red card to book their place in Round 3 of the qualifiers.

Roscommon brush criticism aside to keep championship hopes alive in Cavan

The Rossies bounce back from their Connacht SFC semi-final defeat to Sligo.

Can Messi end Argentina’s 22-year wait for silverware in tonight’s Copa America final?

The 2014 World Cup runners-up face hosts Chile in Santiago tonight.

LIVE: Cork v Wexford, All-Ireland senior hurling qualifier

Who’ll get back on track after their provincial exits?

Ireland crowned European Regions Cup champions for the first time

Gerry Smith’s men earned a 1-0 win over Zagreb in today’s final thanks to David Lacey’s first half header at Tallaght Stadium.

Three Cavan men couldn’t stop Enda Smith on his 60-yard solo run to score

Roscommon hold the advantage in Breffni Park this afternoon.

No birthday cheer for Nicolas Roche as records broken on opening day of Tour de France

Dan Martin and Sam Bennett also finished well down the field.

LIVE: Dublin v Laois, Clare v Offaly – All-Ireland SHC qualifiers

We’re live from O’Moore Park, can the Dubs or Laois bounce back?

5 talking points ahead of Galway and Kilkenny’s Leinster hurling final

The scene is set for Sunday’s Croke Park showdown.

Ireland’s Jack Byrne endured a miserable debut for his new club in Holland

The Ireland midfielder last just minutes before being forced off with an ankle injury.

5 talking points ahead of Cork and Kerry’s Munster football final

The ancient rivals go head to head in Killarney on Sunday.

LeBron is a big fan of Jordan Henderson judging by his latest Facebook post

The world-renowned basketball star has owned a stake in Liverpool since 2011.

Not even Roger could handle this monstrous, history-making serve sent down by Sam Groth Cannonball This post contains videos

Not even Roger could handle this monstrous, history-making serve sent down by Sam Groth

It was the second-fastest ever serve recorded at Wimbledon.

BOD shows up at Wimbledon and brings his gear along to take on Tim Henman Keeping Active This post contains videos

BOD shows up at Wimbledon and brings his gear along to take on Tim Henman

O’Driscoll’s back-hand needs a bit of work.

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Motorbike doctor dies after fatal crash at practice session

Dr John Hinds passed away earlier today.

Kildare recover from Dublin mauling for qualifier triumph over Offaly

Victory for the Lilywhites in Tullamore.

The only stat you need to know about Cobh Ramblers’s long-overdue away win

Cobh hadn’t won on the road since late 2008!

One of the greatest World Cup goals ever is 17 years old today

The moment of genius secured a last-gasp 2-1 victory and sent the Dutch team into the semi-finals.

Poll: You decide on Elliot Dixon’s crucial try in the Super Rugby final Decisions Decisions This post contains a poll

Poll: You decide on Elliot Dixon’s crucial try in the Super Rugby final

A controversial score separated the sides at full-time.

After more than 4 hours and 2 days, the Isner v Cilic mini-marathon is finally over

Cilic booked his place in the last 16 with a 7-6 6-7 6-4 6-7- 12-10 win.

Gary Neville joins legendary Madchester band on stage to show off his guitar skills Dont Give Up The Day Job This post contains videos

Gary Neville joins legendary Madchester band on stage to show off his guitar skills

Neville linked up with Tim Burgess and The Charlatans at Hotel Football last night.

Mark Noble did little to convince anyone of his Irish roots when he tried his hand at hurling

The Hammers were in Ireland for their annual pre-season trip.

It’s not often we get to write this – Cavan won an All-Ireland football title this afternoon

After being dramatically reinstated last month, Cavan have won the All-Ireland U14 Ladies title.

Jerry Collins’ recovering baby daughter was a proud Hurricanes fan in hospital this morning

Ayla was pictured draped in her father’s old Hurricanes jersey this morning.

Poll: Who will win this weekend’s provincial finals? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win this weekend’s provincial finals?

Kilkenny and Kerry are looking to win back-to-back provincial titles on Sunday.

The Off The Ball team did the hurling crossbar challenge, with mixed results

One of them rattled the bar, but it was pretty unorthodox.

Wimbledon’s great entertainer Dustin Brown pulls off outrageous drop shot Flamboyant This post contains videos

Wimbledon’s great entertainer Dustin Brown pulls off outrageous drop shot

The dreadlocked German came up with an amazing ‘boomerang’ shot off the serve, but has been beaten in the third round.

Steven Gerrard: I turned down European clubs to join LA Galaxy

The 35-year-old, who will make his debut on 17 July, is excited at the challenge ahead.

Former Ireland international joins Staines Town FC

The 28-year-old defender won two caps for the Boys in Green in 2007.

The organisation who tried to take Aldo’s urine sample claims it did nothing wrong

The UFC featherweight champion was due to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 189, only to pull out through injury.

Cork and Wexford teams confirmed for this evening’s qualifier

Seamus Harnedy has been handed the #14 jersey for Saturday’s qualifier.

‘I’d prefer no one to know my name’

Laura Bassett’s own goal is still playing on her mind after England’s Women’s World Cup exit.

Highlanders upset Hurricanes for first Super title

From the opening three minutes of helter-skelter rugby, the game was played at a relentless pace.

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