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Today’s News

Two years after taking up track cycling, Lydia Gurley is already winning World Cup medals for Ireland

And the Galway woman has her eyes on this year’s World Championship.

Yesterday’s News

How 'ready golf' could make the sport better for players and spectators

Mark Wehrly of the GUI explains how they shaved 45 minutes off the average round time.

Friday 24 February, 2017

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely were you paying attention to the sports headlines this week?

Manchester United face 6,800km round-trip just days before FA Cup tie with Chelsea

Mourinho’s men will travel to FC Rostov in the last-16 of the Europa League.

Jared Payne returns to Ulster squad after long layoff

Meanwhile Tommy Bowe is in line to win his 150th cap.

Ben Te'o starts for England as Jonathan Joseph drops from squad

George Ford and Danny Care are named in the half-backs as Eddie Jones makes four changes.

Thursday 23 February, 2017

Tierney continues to ring the changes as Ireland team named for France while trio confirmed in 7s squad

As expected, Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell have all switched from the Six Nations squad to the sevens.

Will Tom Brady's backup still be Tom Brady's backup next season?

NFL executives think a ‘blockbuster’ trade for Jimmy Garoppolo is on the cards.

Slimani, Le Roux and Huget all start for France against Ireland

Guy Noves has named his team for the Test with Ireland on Saturday.

Concussions still a 'fact-free zone' as leading researchers call for national guidelines

A major conference on concussive brain injuries will take place in Trinity College tomorrow.

Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Lallana the latest Liverpool star to commit his long-term future to the club

The midfielder has made 117 appearances for the club, scoring 20 goals.

From All-Ireland success to injury heartbreak - Kevin Keane ruled out for 2017

The defender was stretchered off just 11 minutes into Westport’s intermediate club final win at the weekend.

Out of Bounds: Only Rory knows if his round with Trump was an unnecessary distraction

McIlroy lives in a different world than the rest of us, so should we be surprised a round with POTUS is part of it?

Monday 20 February, 2017

Silver medal for Downey and English caps one of Irish cycling's best-ever weekends

The pair finished second in the Madison on day three of the UCI Track World Cup in Colombia.

Friday 10 February, 2017

Gareth Bale to be fit for Ireland clash says Zidane

The Real Madrid boss expects his Welsh winger back by 7 March.

Caster Semenya in line to take London 2012 gold after another Russian is banned

800m winner Maria Savinova has been banned for four years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport

Richardt Strauss to captain Leinster for the first time as Dave Kearney returns

Leo Cullen has named his side for the trip to Italy.

'They got Tom Brady though' - Even at 21-0 up, one Atlanta player was still nervous Mic'd Up This post contains videos

'They got Tom Brady though' - Even at 21-0 up, one Atlanta player was still nervous

Mo Sanu was confident the Falcons would coast to an easy win, Taylor Gabriel knew better.

Thursday 9 February, 2017

England and Wales both make two changes ahead of Saturday's clash in Cardiff

Eddie Jones’ side are hoping to extend their winning run to 16 matches.

Ireland's chances of qualifying for the 2026 World Cup will improve if Uefa get their way

European football’s governing body will ask for 16 places at the tournament.

Good news for Virgin customers as Ireland's Rugby World Cup games will also be on RTÉ

eir Sport has agreed to sub-licence the host’s games to the national broadcaster.

Andy Lee reveals he only wants to fight for another year

The Limerick fighter is on the undercard of Gennady Golovkin’s next bout on 18 March.

Out of Bounds: Why the Pebble Beach Pro-Am is golf's best* non-Major

*Well, it’s the most fun at least.

Tuesday 7 February, 2017

5 things we learned from attending Super Bowl LI

It’s a dirty job, but somebody has to do it.

Monday 6 February, 2017

(Love) Letter from Houston: Bad Brady, good Brady and GOAT Brady all on show

If football is a religion in Texas, they found their God last night.

Sunday 5 February, 2017

Let our foolproof quiz decide who you should support in tonight's Super Bowl

The big game is on tonight and we can help you decide who to root for.

Letter from Houston: Where are all the Falcons fans?

With just hours to go before the Super Bowl, there are not many Atlanta fans in Texas.

Super Bowl LI is the New England Patriots' to lose

The Falcons can win, of course, but here’s why they won’t.

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WATCH: The42 samples the atmosphere in Houston ahead of Super Bowl LI

We spoke to fans and journalists ahead of the big game. .

Everything you wanted to know about American football but were afraid to ask

The42′s basic introduction to the NFL.

Saturday 4 February, 2017

Letter from Houston: Everything's bigger in Texas, even the regrets

Brady and Ryan a reminder to Texan fans of what might have been if their team had a quarterback.

Friday 3 February, 2017

Assessing the Falcons' biggest strengths and weaknesses ahead of Super Bowl LI

The best offence in football but what about that defence?

Letter from Houston: Trump's shadow looms over Super Bowl LI

You’d know there’s a game on, but something else is dominating conversation.

The path to the Super Bowl - New England Patriots

The path to the Super Bowl - New England Patriots

The six games that shaped New England’s 2016 season.

Thursday 2 February, 2017

Assessing the Patriots' biggest strengths and weaknesses ahead of Super Bowl LI

Are the Pats vulnerable when facing too many receivers?

The path to the Super Bowl - Atlanta Falcons

The six games that shaped Atlanta’s 2016 season.

Wednesday 1 February, 2017

OCI reverse decision to ban media from presidential elections

The Olympic Council of Ireland elections have traditionally been open to the press.

Ireland U20 team named for Six Nations opener with Scotland

Just two previously capped players make the starting XV.

Snooker legend Jimmy White 'loses everything' in flat fire

The six-time World Championship runner-up’s cue was in his car.

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