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Yesterday’s News

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Shannon McCurley

Australian-born cyclist set to make history despite nightmare run of injuries.

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Lizzie Lee

Bishopstown’s Lizzie Lee is set to make her Olympic debut at the age of 36.

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Sunday 24 July, 2016

It’s Sunday so here are 11 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how all the action of the last seven days looked through a lens.

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Tori Pena

California’s Pena has already made Irish athletics history – now she’s hoping for more.

Saturday 23 July, 2016

5 talking points on a historic day for Clare and Tipperary football

Due recognition for Gary Brennan, Tipp’s tenacity, and much more.

As it happened: Tipperary v Derry, All-Ireland SFC qualifier

Would it be Tipp or Derry who booked their place in the last eight? Catch up on all of the action from Breffni Park.

Friday 22 July, 2016

Two of Ireland's Olympic hopefuls had their final prep runs before Rio tonight

Ciara Mageean ran an 800m PB while Mark English recorded his best time of the season.

Derek McGrath sends the same Waterford 15 back into battle after Tipp nightmare

Wexford make one change for Sunday’s All-Ireland quarter-final in Semple Stadium.

Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year-old world record - weeks after missing out on US Olympic team Record Breaker This post contains videos

Kendra Harrison breaks 28-year-old world record - weeks after missing out on US Olympic team

“I had vengeance on my mind,” says Harrison as she produces blistering 100m hurdle run.

Here are the Tipp and Derry teams vying for a place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals

Both sides unchanged for tomorrow’s clash in Breffni Park.

Thursday 21 July, 2016

Get the band back together! Mario Gotze is going home to Dortmund

Gotze agrees four-year deal to return to his boyhood club.

Banned: Russia's track and field athletes lose their appeal to compete at Rio Olympics

Decision paves the way for a blanket ban on the entire Russian team.

Tuesday 19 July, 2016

We will never get tired of watching this Peter Harte monster point Harte Breaker This post contains videos

We will never get tired of watching this Peter Harte monster point

With apologies to all of our Donegal readers, we’re watching this again.

Monday 18 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Scott Evans

We kick off our athlete-by-athlete look at Ireland’s Olympic team with the country’s top badminton player.

Friday 15 July, 2016

Yes I Can! Channel 4's new Paralympics ad is an absolute masterpiece Superhumans This post contains videos

Yes I Can! Channel 4's new Paralympics ad is an absolute masterpiece

If this doesn’t get you in the mood, nothing will.

Sunday 10 July, 2016

Michael Bisping's first UFC title defence looks set to be an absolute belter

Michael Bisping's first UFC title defence looks set to be an absolute belter

Bisping v Henderson 2 for the middleweight belt? Yes please.

Ireland's Dan Martin is now in third place overall at the Tour de France

Tom Dumoulin breaks free to win Sunday’s ninth stage in Andorra.

10 months after kidney transplant, Aries Merritt misses Rio place by an agonising 0.01 seconds

“Nothing can be worse than being told you’ll never run again, even if you come up short.”

A second Super Rugby franchise are eyeing up Joe Schmidt now

Chiefs “would love to talk” to Ireland boss if he decides to move home.

Saturday 9 July, 2016

As it happened: Cork v Wexford, Clare v Limerick - All-Ireland SHC qualifiers

Four counties but only two places in the last six – who would book their place in the All-Ireland SHC quarter-finals?

Fermented puffin, future Federers, and remembering Mick Finucane - It's Comments of the Week

Here are some of your best efforts from below the line this week.

Friday 8 July, 2016

Guardiola is already looking forward to his first game against 'The Big Sam' Pep Talk This post contains videos

Guardiola is already looking forward to his first game against 'The Big Sam'

“I want to prove myself here,” says Pep in his first press conference as City boss.

The long-term one! Jurgen Klopp signs new Liverpool contract until 2022

Klopp “honoured” as he agrees new six-year Reds deal.

Football's favourite lip-licker Mark Clattenburg to referee Euro 2016 final

Premier League ref gets the nod for France v Portugal.

Monday 4 July, 2016

Mayo's Martha Carter played most of the Connacht final with a broken hand Warrior This post contains videos

Mayo's Martha Carter played most of the Connacht final with a broken hand

Full-back broke her hand but played on to help Mayo to a first provincial crown in five years.

5 years after leaving for England, Niall Morris is coming home to Leinster

Leinster add a familiar face to their back three ahead of next season.

Anyone got an opener? Dani Alves cracks open a beer with a bicycle kick Beer Baron This post contains videos

Anyone got an opener? Dani Alves cracks open a beer with a bicycle kick

Now that’s a party piece…

Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Ireland's fans really did charm Euro 2016 - and they're getting a medal to prove it

Green Army to receive the prestigious City of Paris medal in recognition of their “exemplary sportsmanship.”

He didn't play - but Will Grigg got some reception at Northern Ireland's homecoming On Fire This post contains videos

He didn't play - but Will Grigg got some reception at Northern Ireland's homecoming

Na na na na na na na na na na na na…

He's Dunne It Again! Ireland's 2015 bolter clinches place at this year's Open

Paul Dunne is off to Troon after winning the Woburn qualifier for the third year in a row.

Tuesday 21 June, 2016

GSP announces plans for UFC comeback and tells the world: 'I'm ready'

GSP sets his sights on middleweight title shot against Michael Bisping.

Roy Keane is one of the reasons David Beckham is voting Remain

European influence made Manchester United better, writes Beckham ahead of Thursday’s vote.

Wales hero Taylor hadn't scored since a Conference game in 2010. Here's that goal Taylor Made This post contains videos

Monday 20 June, 2016

Olympic heartbreak for Darren O'Neill as he crashes out in Baku qualifier

Better news for Michael O’Reilly who moved to within two wins of qualification.

Lowry: 'The more I think about it, the more upset I'm getting'

Sunday slump costs Shane Lowry his first Major at the US Open.

Sunday 19 June, 2016

As it happened: Dustin Johnson wins US Open as Lowry has to settle for second

Rules controversy dominates the final round at Oakmont – but Dustin Johnson comes out on top to win his first Major.

Saturday 18 June, 2016

Highveld heartbreak and more talking points from Ireland's agonising defeat to South Africa

Superb Springbok comeback denies Ireland history in Johannesburg.

As it happened: South Africa v Ireland, Second Test

Ireland had a chance to clinch a historic series win on South African soil. Catch up on the action in our minute-by-minute report.

Friday 17 June, 2016

Hibs cup hero Anthony Stokes set to test himself in the Championship

Ireland international joins Blackburn Rovers on a three-year deal.

Croatian fans force match to be stopped - and then Czechs snatch 94th-minute equaliser

Crowd trouble mars dramatic finish to Group D clash in Saint-Etienne.

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