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Today’s News

'Character is something you either have or you haven't' - Kilkenny's spirit undiminished in defeat

Their summer may be over, but the Cats left a significant mark on the championship.

Joshua will defend his titles against former WBA champion Povetkin

The world heavyweight champion is taking on a Russian opponent at Wembley Stadium in September.

Jim Gavin: 'We gave conclusive evidence that the ball was struck first and it was just an accidental hit'

Dublin defender John Small was suspended for Saturday’s game with Donegal.

Do you agree with the All-Ireland SHC quarter-final man-of-the-match winners?

Limerick’s Dan Morrissey and Clare’s Podge Collins scooped the accolades.

Do you agree with the man-of-the-match winners from the weekend's Super 8s action?

Stars from Galway, Dublin, Tyrone and Monaghan took home the football awards.

Ronaldo swapped Real Madrid for Juventus in an effort to 'keep motivated' - Kaka

The former Blancos star can understand why the Portuguese has opted to end his nine-year stint in the Spanish capital and join the Serie A champions.

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot charged over World Cup final pitch invasion Pitch Invasion

Pussy Riot charged over World Cup final pitch invasion

One made it to the centre circle.

'Putin one of the greatest' - UFC star McGregor praises Russia president after World Cup final

The Dubliner was invited to the Moscow showpiece by Vladimir Putin as France defeated Croatia 4-2 on Sunday.

Here's what Ireland's team might look like for the 2022 World Cup

Four years and a half years out, we predict how the Boys in Green could line out.

'It's unbelievable to play with your best friends, and now we get to play in a World Cup together'

It has been a long time coming, but after years of hard work, sacrifice and pain, Nikki Evans and her Ireland team-mates will realise a career-long dream this Friday.

'History has no bearing on this group of players, they would never be defined by it'

John Kiely was thrilled to see his Limerick side dump Kilkenny out of the championship.

After emulating Pele's feat, France's Mbappe says 'no sleep for me'

The 19-year-old was handed the best young player of the tournament award.

Yesterday’s News

South African Stone goes agonisingly close to 59 as Scotland win books his Open spot

The Scottish Open almost saw a piece of European Tour history, but Brandon Stone had to settle for 60 as he prevailed.

Paul Pogba, the €105 million wonderkid, shows the trait he is often accused of lacking - character Point To Prove This post contains videos

Paul Pogba, the €105 million wonderkid, shows the trait he is often accused of lacking - character

Since his record-breaking move to Manchester United, the France star has been faced with great expectations.

Argentina sack manager Sampaoli following chaotic World Cup campaign

Jorge Sampaoli has paid the price for a poor World Cup, with Argentina announcing his departure on Sunday.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

From TheJournal.ie Celebrating World Cup fans block traffic on Dublin's O'Connell Bridge Celebrations

Celebrating World Cup fans block traffic on Dublin's O'Connell Bridge

There was a ‘celebratory’ mood as France and Croatia fans gathered.

Trill hat-trick helps Galway land All-Ireland title and deny Cork four in-a-row

A great weekend for the Tribes’ footballers across the board.

Party begins as delirious French revel in World Cup victory Joy

Party begins as delirious French revel in World Cup victory

Cheers rang out throughout the country for each of four goals in the final.

World Cup winner Giroud ends tournament without a shot on target after 546 minutes

Olivier Giroud’s poor World Cup in front of goal continued in France’s 4-2 win against Croatia.

Ronaldo arrives in Turin ahead of Juventus unveiling Superstar This post contains videos

Ronaldo arrives in Turin ahead of Juventus unveiling

There the five-time Ballon d’Or winner will sign a four-year contract worth a reported €30 million

Massive double-digit wins for All-Ireland contenders Tyrone and Meath and the weekend's action

A round-up of the weekend’s TG4 All-Ireland intermediate and junior championship action.

Blow for Galway as key man Conroy suffers nasty double leg-break in Kerry win

Galway manager Kevin Walsh confirmed the news after the game.

Consolation for Luka Modric as he wins World Cup Golden Ball

The Real Madrid star could not guide his side to victory in this afternoon’s World Cup final.

From TheJournal.ie 'In Mother Russia only Putin gets an umbrella' - Viewers bemused by President's World Cup 'power move' Prizegiving

'In Mother Russia only Putin gets an umbrella' - Viewers bemused by President's World Cup 'power move'

Putin was shielded from the rain – but Macron and the Croatian leader got drenched.

Galway record first championship win over Kerry in 53 years as they start Super 8s strongest

The Tribesmen ran out three-point winners in Croke Park.

Pogba and Mbappe fire France to World Cup glory Champions This post contains videos

Pogba and Mbappe fire France to World Cup glory

Didier Deschamps’ men overcame Croatia 4-2.

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot claim responsibility for World Cup pitch invasion Must Go

Pussy Riot claim responsibility for World Cup pitch invasion

Four protesters ran onto the field as France led 2-1, one making it to the centre circle.

Car crash victim Degenkolb back in business on Tour

Amazingly Dan Martin, who woke up feeling “much, much better” after his crash on Saturday, kept pace.

Limerick's first win over the Cats in 45 years, Kilkenny show their heart and Cork up next

5 talking points after Limerick’s 0-27 to 1-22 All-Ireland hurling quarter-final victory over Kilkenny.

As it happened: France vs Croatia, World Cup final

We went minute-by-minute as France and Croatia battled it out in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium for world football’s highest honour.

Emotional Djokovic powers past Anderson to claim fourth Wimbledon title

The Serb moves fourth on the all-time list of male Grand Slam winners.

Did the officials make the right call? Controversial VAR decision boosts France Have Your Say This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Did the officials make the right call? Controversial VAR decision boosts France

Croatia were left feeling hard done by in this afternoon’s World Cup final.

Here are all the goals from today's World Cup final Woe This post contains videos

Here are all the goals from today's World Cup final

A mishap meant France took an early lead, before Ivan Perisic equalised and Antoine Griezmann scored from the penalty spot.

Monaghan's late scoring show sees them past Kildare as they claim early Super 8s win

Daniel Flynn’s goal couldn’t prevent Kildare from suffering defeat.

As It Happened: Kerry v Galway, All-Ireland senior football Super 8s

The Munster and Connacht champions went head-to-head in Croke Park.

Brilliant Limerick survive late Kilkenny fightback to book All-Ireland semi-final place

The Treaty had two points to spare over Kilkenny in a thrilling clash in Thurles.

Napoli turned down Ronaldo offer as it 'would have risked pushing the club towards bankruptcy'

The star completed a stunning €112million switch from Real Madrid to Juventus last week.

N'Golo Kante 'has been the best player at the World Cup'

The 27-year-old may not push himself into the spotlight, but the ex-Barcelona striker thinks he could be decisive in the biggest game of all

Karius jeered as Liverpool's stars fail to shine in Bury stalemate

The Reds’ pre-season preparations continued with a frustrating 0-0 draw against the League Two side.

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