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Today’s News

Eventing rider Jonty Evans regains consciousness and showing positive signs

The 46-year-old ‘is beginning to interact positively with the medical team and his family,’ says a statement released today.

'My first touch in Gaelic football': Vialli and Redknapp get to grips with their new GAA clubs

In this week’s episode of The Toughest, Luca is told all about the amateur ethos of the GAA.

7s World Cup a golden gateway for Ireland to show fruits of their labour

The short form of the game has in-built hurdles, but this weekend is a big opportunity for it to make a mark.

Yesterday’s News

Kisner leads scorched Open Championship after day of mixed fortunes for Irish contingent

With Dustin Johnson falling way down the field, Brooks Koepka was the real hero of the day.

McIlroy two-under and in contention at The Open despite persistent putting problem

Padraig Harrington endured a tough back nine to finish with 76.

'When I first began, I was like '7 minutes, this will be handy...' it's not handy when you're out there'

Lucy Mulhall leads Ireland’s challenge at the Sevens World Cup in San Francisco.

Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Early red card can't derail Celtic's progress as Dembele sets up Rosenberg clash

The French striker is an injury concern for next week’s clash after limping off injured tonight.

Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Toulon threatened with points deduction, Boudjellal fined for staunch Bastareaud defence

Defending his centre’s homophobic slur will cost the Top 14 club owner over €75,000.

Phil Healy breaks 23-second barrier to set new Irish 200 metre record

Phil Healy breaks 23-second barrier to set new Irish 200 metre record

Healy’s time of 22.99 eclipses the 17-year-old record set by Sarah Reilly.

Monday 16 July, 2018

In pics: Irish athletes return from U20 world championships with medals in tow

Sommer Lecky and the 4×100 metre relay team touched down in Dublin airport to huge congratulations this afternoon.

'Players my age go to China or Qatar': Ronaldo vows to show he's 'different' at Juve unveiling

The 33-year-old is ‘grateful’ to be playing with viable Champions League contenders.

Thierry Henry walks away from Sky punditry job to chase 'long term ambition' of being a manager

Roberto Martinez’ assistant in this World Cup wants a chance in the hot seat.

Harrington paired with Bubba for opening rounds at The Open

Here are the tee times and pairings ahead of Thursday’s major.

Monday 9 July, 2018

Leinster's revamped pre-season approach built around 'working holiday'

‘In three weeks it’s hard for them to do a lot of damage or de-train,’ says the province’s head of athletic performance Charlie Higgins.

Sunday 8 July, 2018

Friday 6 July, 2018

Thursday 5 July, 2018

Conroy returns for Exeter trip as Ireland 7s ramp up to World Cup

A fortnight out from a World Cup in San Francisco, Ireland are bidding to add another title.

West Ham head of recruitment given 12-month ban for block on African players

Tony Henry admitted to the misconduct charge and is banned from all football activity.

Baseball player attacks and kills watercooler Watercooler Moment This post contains videos

Baseball player attacks and kills watercooler

Another Gatorade-branded innocent bystander was also injured.

Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'They started complaining as soon as they arrived': Tunisia Rugby hit back after Zimbabwe's 'disgusting hotel' claims

Tunisia say they made every effort to accommodate Zimbabwe after they complained about ‘the state of the bathroom in one of the rooms, the lack of a swimming pool and the low internet speed’.

Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Tim Tebow got bopped in the head by a baseball last night Tebouch This post contains videos

Tim Tebow got bopped in the head by a baseball last night

Portland’s replica of Fenway Park’s Green Monster caught out the former NFL quarterback.

'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash

The Nigerian captain was told to call kidnappers hours before last Tuesday’s World Cup group D meeting kicked off.

Ireland forwards coach Easterby to provide support for Ulster before head coach arrival

Hope remains that Dan McFarland will leave Scotland before January, but Easterby will work with the province’s young coaches on an interim basis.

Monday 2 July, 2018

Japan shocked Belgium into action with two goals in four minutes World Cup This post contains videos

Japan shocked Belgium into action with two goals in four minutes

A cagey affair turned to brilliant World Cup chaos in the second half.

Chairs, punches and kicks fly as international basketball game turns into all out war Basketbrawl This post contains videos

Chairs, punches and kicks fly as international basketball game turns into all out war

Australia and the Philippines were embroiled in ugly scenes leading to the ejection of 13 players.

Sunday 1 July, 2018

It’s Sunday, so here are 12 of our favourite images from the sporting week

From Newbridge to Nizhny Novgorod, sport was compelling throughout this week.

From the Aran Islands to American international: Mullen helping Eagles to new heights

“Six months ago I’d only played division three rugby,” says the prop who started all three of the USA’s June Test wins.

Friday 29 June, 2018

Big Marouane Fellaini signs two-year contract extension with Manchester United

And there’s an option of a third year if United want to hold onto the Belgian until 2021.

Thursday 28 June, 2018

Embassy-storming, Korean-cradling Mexico fans are winning this World Cup

The greatest fans in the world (right now).

Wednesday 27 June, 2018

South Korea celebrated like they had qualified for last 16 as players weren't told Sweden were cruising

Cho Hyun-woo says the players didn’t know the score in the other Group F game this afternoon.

Cullen hoping Contepomi's fresh set of eyes can keep Leinster on the upward curve

The head coach is keen to welcome some outside influence to the reigning European champions.

Tuesday 26 June, 2018

McGrath open to returning as Déise hurling boss

After stepping down this month, McGrath sees the appeal of coming back when the squad’s young leaders are hitting their peak.

Saturday 23 June, 2018

Lacey the latest under fire as All Blacks scorch in for 7 tries against France

The Irish referee was in the spotlight for the third Kiwi try of the day as he stuck by the letter of the law.

As it happened: Australia v Ireland, June Series Deciding Test

Joe Schmidt’s men are in Sydney to sniff out their first series win Down Under since 1979.

Friday 22 June, 2018

Coyle just misses out on podium place at WC final

The Meath woman put in a strong performance in Astana, but slipped to fourth in tough conditions.

Thursday 21 June, 2018

Coyle and Lanigan-O'Keeffe fight their way to early top 5 spot in Modern Pentathlon WC final

The in-form duo will also be bidding for a third straight mixed relay title this weekend.

Danny Cipriani given first England start in 10 years as Jones hopes to avoid seventh straight loss

The mercurial talent was just 21 the last time he started a Test for England.

Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Cullen looking forward to reunion with Girvan Dempsey and Bath

The Leinster coach will have familiar rivals throughout the pool.

Munster pitted against Exeter, Leinster take on Wasps and Toulouse in next season's Champions Cup

Ulster will meet Simon Zebo’s Racing 92 and Scarlets while, in the Challenge Cup, Connacht have been pitted against Sale, Bordeaux and Perpignan.

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