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Today’s News

Crisis hits Chinese Super League as 13 clubs face expulsion for failure to pay players

All but three of the top flight sides are accused of non-payment of salaries, bonuses, transfer fees and taxes.

Grand Slam and European Cup winner Tomás O'Leary retires at 33

The former Munster and Ireland scrum-half has called time on a professional career that began in 2005.

St Pat's bolster their squad by signing former Limerick and Cork City midfielder

The Premier Division club have announced Ian Turner’s arrival this afternoon.

Real Madrid reportedly agree €180m deal for Monaco teenager Mbappe

Reports in Spain claim the European champions will pay a world-record fee for the French striker.

'I'm a fighter, but this fight got me' - Irish Olympian Reid calls time on her career

The triathlete has announced she is retiring from the sport due to injuries.

Davy Fitzgerald hits back at Duignan criticism, stating counties must 'play to their strengths'

The Wexford manager defended his use of a sweeper and encouraged the RTÉ panelist to get involved in management.

Mike Tyson says Conor McGregor 'will be killed' against Floyd Mayweather

The Dubliner ‘put his dumb ass in a position where he’s gonna get knocked out’ according to Iron Mike.

'They took the eye off the ball, those calls nearly cost them'

Bernard Flynn feels that Mayo are in with a chance of All-Ireland glory, but only if the right decisions are made on the line.

Derrick Rose has agreed a one-year deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers

Rose’s signings means Golden State and Cleveland now have every NBA MVP from 2009 through 2016.

'It focuses the mind, there’s no easy lead-in': Ireland relishing defining World Cup opener against Australia

Captain Niamh Briggs is leading a ‘no excuses’ attitude as Ireland embrace the challenges ahead.

'There are no just go out and express yourself' - Casey enjoying U21 campaign

Limerick face Cork in tomorrow’s Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21 final.

Connacht set to sign promising Australian out-half Deegan

The Randwick product will battle Jack Carty and Steve Crosbie for the number 10 shirt.

'There were no hard feelings': Eamonn Fitzmaurice on Brendan Kealy's Kerry departure

He also had some kind words for former Cork manager Peadar Healy.

Bad news for Waterford hurlers as GAA chiefs set to confirm one-match ban for Tadhg de Búrca

The highly-rated defender will be reported by referee Fergal Horgan, meaning he is set to miss the All-Ireland semi-final against Cork.

Yesterday’s News

Denver Bronco and Super Bowl 50 champion retires after multiple concussions

Broncos safety David Bruton has decided to call it a day aged 30.

Derry City bag two goals at the death to snatch derby victory over Finn Harps

Goals from Darren Cole and Aaron McEneff meant there was a sting in the tail in Ballybofey.

Romelu Lukaku reveals how Paul Pogba talked him into Man Utd move

‘Me and Paul, we’d go to the city to have dinner and he’d drive past Old Trafford on purpose!’

Mexico striker Chicharito has completed a £16m switch to West Ham

West Ham have made their fourth signing of the transfer window.

Aaron Gillane an injury doubt as Limerick make one change for Munster U21 final against Cork

Mike Mackey replaces Barry Murphy at centre-forward in the only change on the Shannonsiders’ team.

Mayo's latest nervy escape proves one thing: They are the GAA's great entertainers

No team has kept us enthralled over the years more than Mayo.

Antonio Cassano delivers third U-turn in baffling week to confirm retirement

Cassano has retired for the second time inside a week.

RB Leipzig midfielder escapes serious injury after training ground bust-up with Liverpool target Keita Heated This post contains videos

RB Leipzig midfielder escapes serious injury after training ground bust-up with Liverpool target Keita

Diego Demme was chopped down by the Guinean international during their pre-season camp in Austria.

Poll: Which two sides will go head-to-head in the All-Ireland hurling final? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Which two sides will go head-to-head in the All-Ireland hurling final?

Tipperary and Galway, and Cork and Waterford will do battle for the two spots on offer.

'Will Cathal Barrett be back? I don't know, it's very late in the year'

Former Tipperary captain Shane McGrath joined us for a chat about the Premier and the rest of the weekend’s hurling talking points.

Hogan Cup football final in Croke Park in April to Wexford senior hurling debut in July

Teenager Rory O’Connor caught the eye yesterday in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

Juventus complete €40 million signing of Italy international Bernardeschi

The 23-year-old winger arrives from Fiorentina on a five-year deal.

Emre Can to Juventus, Nasri nearing Man City exit and all of today's transfer gossip

The Old Lady are linked with a £31 million move for the German international, but Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is optimistic he will sign a new contract.

Man United defender Bailly handed three-match European ban

Uefa has confirmed that Eric Bailly will miss the Super Cup and the first game in this season’s Champions League campaign.

'We have to embrace and cherish that pressure': Briggs relishing home WRWC

Ireland captain Niamh Briggs is fit again and ready to lead her side next month.

Everton are hosting a charity match to celebrate the life of Bradley Lowery

The six-year-old Sunderland fan sadly passed away after a long battle with cancer earlier this month.

Chelsea's Pedro suffers multiple facial fractures after reckless collision Dangerous Play This post contains videos

Chelsea's Pedro suffers multiple facial fractures after reckless collision

The Spanish international has returned to London for treatment after a clash with Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina over the weekend.

'I’ll take a bit of time, but I couldn’t speak highly enough of them' - Davy to reflect on Wexford future

The Clare native has enjoyed huge success in his opening season.

Here are fixture details for the All-Ireland hurling semi-finals and the football quarter-finals

We’re getting down to the business end of the GAA season.

'To see her on the podium, the Irish flag going up and the anthem being played was just amazing'

European U20 100m champion Gina Akpe-Moses’ former coach at St Gerard’s AC reacts to her remarkable win.

Man City pay world-record fee for a defender to add Monaco full-back to their ranks

France international Benjamin Mendy joins Kyle Walker, Danilo, Ederson and former team-mate Bernardo Silva as Pep Guardiola’s summer arrivals.

Tickets go on sale for Mayweather-McGregor today and the cheapest will set you back €430

You could pay as much as €8,000 face value for a seat at the T-Mobile Arena next month.

Italian Rugby Federation take control of Zebre after attempted Pro12 withdrawal

The club announced Zebre would retain its name and play next season in Parma.

Adaptability key for Tierney in selecting the best women for the job

The uncapped Nicole Cronin represents a considerable amount of Sevens blood running through the squad of 28.

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