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Today’s News

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr becomes the highest paid player in NFL history

After three years in the league, Carr just got paid.

English FA ends all sponsorship with betting companies

Ladbrokes had an existing deal but agreed to end it immediately.

Tuesday 20 June, 2017

There will be blood... testing: PGA Tour to change anti-doping rules

To date, the PGA Tour has not implemented blood testing which can pick up HGH, unlike urine testing.

Monday 19 June, 2017

3 Jessica Harrington horses to keep an eye on at Royal Ascot

The Kildare trainer is looking for her first winner at the ‘Olympics of flat racing.’

Sunday 18 June, 2017

'The swim has been a great way to help us cope with our grief'

The 12th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim takes place next month.

Friday 16 June, 2017

The Corkman, the Hollywood star and a road trip to Paradise

How the star of Knocked Up and Tropic Thunder fell in love with a Scottish football club.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

Were you paying attention over the last week?

Kildare and Meath both unchanged for Leinster semi-final clash

If it ain’t broke, why fix it?

Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Conquer our annual US Open tipping contest and win Irish Open tickets

There’s also a The42 goody bag up for grabs.

Tuesday 13 June, 2017

As It Happened: Highlanders v The Lions

We had all the action from Dunedin.

Monday 12 June, 2017

Rory McIlroy will debut a new putter at the US Open

McIlroy had been using an Odyssey mallet putter.

Extra capacity added after 'unprecedented demand' for Women's Rugby World Cup tickets

The UCD Bowl will have an increased capacity for the poll stages.

Thursday 8 June, 2017

Gatland admits midfield partnership will be 'one of the toughest calls'

Jared Payne and Robbie Henshaw are both in contention says the Lions boss.

Can you tell which Ireland player has the most caps?

Some of these are trickier than you think.

Manchester City sign Benfica keeper Ederson for €40m

The Brazilian will join the club on 1 July.

The Cavs threw everything at the Warriors in Game Three... and still lost

The Warriors are one game away from a sweep of the playoffs.

Wednesday 7 June, 2017

It may look like fun and games, but Kangaroo Courts play a serious role on Lions tours

The importance of team-bonding should not be overlooked says sports psychologist Dr. Ciara Losty.

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat

“Significant issues of concern” remain at the IABA.

Tuesday 6 June, 2017

We don't let our children smoke or drink so why do we deliberately expose them to potential brain damage?

Dr. Bennet Omalu wants to restrict the types of sport played by children.

5 rising stars to watch in this year's hurling Championship

We’ve picked the best of the U23s to keep an eye on this season.

Monday 5 June, 2017

The Galway man running -- and organising -- the world's most amazing races

If you’ve read about an interesting race somewhere, Richard Donovan is very likely to have been the organiser.

Why our love of football makes its betrayal by Fifa so hurtful

In his latest book, The Fall of the House of Fifa, David Conn shows that not everything is black and white at the top of world football.

A definitive ranking of the best sports computer games ever made

Disagree? You’re wrong.

Sunday 4 June, 2017

3 things Cleveland can do in Game Two to stop the Warriors dominating again

Will it be another easy win for the Golden State Warriors?

All the goals as Ireland beat Uruguay 3-1 Goals Galore This post contains videos

All the goals as Ireland beat Uruguay 3-1

There were three excellent goals from Ireland tonight in a comfortable win.

Friday 2 June, 2017

Aston Villa chief suspended for asking if bad referees were 'disabled'

Keith Wyness made the remark on Twitter.

Wednesday 31 May, 2017

No time for postmortems as Ireland look ahead at U20 World Championships

Jack Kelly says Ireland must concentrate on Scotland.

Ireland lose World Rugby U20 Championships opener to Italy

Ireland conceded a late try to fall to a shock defeat.

New Zealand and England get U20 World Championships under way in style

Last year’s winners had the most comfortable of starts against Samoa.

As It Happened: Ireland v Italy, U20 Rugby World Championships

We had all the action from Georgia.

Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Ronaldo is the world's most famous athlete but the NFL's international efforts are failing

American football only had two players in the top 50, the same as cricket.

QUIZ: How well do you remember Ireland's run to last year's U20 World Championships final?

How closely were you paying attention?

Monday 29 May, 2017

Tiger Woods arrested and charged with DUI near Florida home

The former world number one was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning.

Gold for Ireland at modern pentathlon World Cup event

Natalya Coyle and Arthur Lanigan O’Keeffe claimed the top prize in Poland today.

Friday 26 May, 2017

Strength in depth of Ladies football highlighted as Teams of the League announced

Cork, Donegal and Dublin each have three representatives.

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

They’ve been far too easy the past few weeks.

O'Donovan brothers make European Rowing Championships semi-finals after repechage

The pair took take their second chance this afternoon to reach the semi-finals.

FAI confirm New Balance as new Ireland kit supplier

The new jerseys will launch in August this year.

Thursday 25 May, 2017

O'Neill wants Coleman with the Ireland squad for crucial Austria qualifier

Despite his injury, the Ireland manager expects the defender to meet up with the squad ahead of the June game.

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