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Yesterday’s News

'I thought it was fat guys in nappies pushing each other around' - Meet the Roscommon sumo wrestler

John Gunning represented Ireland at three Sumo World Championships and is now a leading authority on the sport in Japan.

Friday 20 April, 2018

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How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

All Blacks speak out against Israel Folau's homophobic comments

TJ Perenara and Brad Weber have criticised the Australian.

Tuesday 17 April, 2018

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Russian football team criticised for using bear to present referee with the match ball

Peta say the pre-match entertainment was ‘inhumane and utterly out of touch’.

Dwayne Wade says Sixers fans can 'thank Kevin Hart' as unbeaten run ends

Wade put up a record-breaking points total to bring the Heat level in their series with Philly.

Bryce Harper breaks his bat, still hits a 400 foot home run

The Nationals star wasn’t about to let some broken lumber stop him from hitting it out of the park.

Saturday 14 April, 2018

Can the Cavs and Warriors flip the switch? Your NBA round one preview

There are lots of questions going into this weekend’s action.

Friday 13 April, 2018

Nicky Henderson has another day to remember at Aintree

It’s now five Grade 1 winners for the week for Henderson.

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Real Madrid say Ramos will escape ban for entering tunnel

Emilio Butragueno was speaking after today’s Champions League draw.

Premier League clubs vote against VAR next season

However, the clubs agreed to continue with advance testing in the FA Cup and League Cup.

Thursday 12 April, 2018

NFL star allegedly punched his girlfriend 'eight to 10' times in the head

Reuben Foster faces 11 years in prison.

Joy of six as Burke named Player of the Month

Shamrock Rovers striker Graham Burke was today named the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month.

No O'Halloran in the matchday squad but Aki back for Connacht

Kieran Keane’s side take on Glasgow Warriors on Friday evening.

After overtime drama, the NBA playoff bracket is now set

The NBA playoff field is now set after last night’s results.

Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Conor Clifford signs with Limerick as worldwide ban ends

The former Chelsea player was given a six-month ban relating to ‘betting offences’.

'It's a shambles' - Alan Cawley says goalkeeping situation could cost Stephen Bradley his job

The analyst was speaking on Soccer Republic last night.

Australian athletes wait nearly four minutes to hug the last-place finisher in the 10,000m

The Commonwealth Games really lived up to their ‘Friendly Games’ billing.

Thursday 5 April, 2018

Uefa launch disciplinary proceedings against Liverpool over bus incident

A hearing will be held on 31 May.

Wolves take no action against ballboy who shoved and took ball off 'time-wasting' Hull coach

The 16-year-old was ordered to leave the Molineux pitch.

Ryan among the record-breakers at the Irish Open Swimming Championships

The Olympian set a new mark of 48.68 in the men’s 100m freestyle

Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Opportunity knocks for Leona Maguire as historic first women's tournament set for Augusta

Augusta National announced the establishment of the Women’s Amateur Championship from 2019.

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Tiger or Rory? The choice is yours.

Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Aguero ruled out of Liverpool Champions League clash

The City striker will miss the game with a knee injury.

Matip's season 'likely over' after Liverpool confirm thigh operation

The defender picked up the injury in the win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Monday 2 April, 2018

How working with Gary Neville prepared Ed Chamberlin to become the face of horse racing

The former Sky Sports presenter talks to The42 about his role in ITV’s racing coverage.

The NFL isn't even pretending that Kaepernick's continued unemployment is because of football anymore

13 teams watch Johnny Manziel work out this week despite on and off the field issues.

Sunday 1 April, 2018

'I wasn't in any pain, I was just lying there shouting I'm paralysed, I'm f*****g paralysed'

Alan Lynch and the Irish Wheelchair Rugby team aim for World Championship qualification this week.

Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Just 12 Irish athletes receive maximum funding for 2018

That’s four fewer than in 2017.

9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen out for 'forseeable future' following tumour diagnosis

The 40-year-old missed the opening day of the flat season at Naas on Sunday.

Warner and Smith handed year-long bans for ball tampering

The pair were handed the punishment for their role in a premeditated plan to tamper with the ball.

Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Teams to be allowed a fourth substitute in extra-time in the Champions League

The move will also apply to the Europa League and the Super Cup.

Monday 26 March, 2018

Blade among Connacht quartet to secure new deals

Four players were giving a contract extension by the western province today.

'Nobody's untouchable' - Giants refuse to rule out Beckham trade as contract talks stall

He may be one of the league’s best players, but his team appear to be running out of patience.

Friday 23 March, 2018

Munster look to the NFL for their new performance coach

Denis Logan comes over from the Cleveland Browns.

Thursday 22 March, 2018

Interim world title now on the line when Carl Frampton takes on Nonito Donaire

The fight takes place in Belfast on 21 April.

Friday 16 March, 2018

Jockey dislocates her shoulder, pops it back in, wins her first Cheltenham race

Harriet Tucker had an eventful final few furlongs.

Native River outlasts them all to win the 2018 Cheltenham Gold Cup

It was a stunning performance from the winner.

The hosts and bookies bounce back on day four of Cheltenham

There was less Irish at Prestbury Park today.

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