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Dublin: 7 °C Monday 22 January, 2018

Other - Today’s News

Nick Foles and the Eagles soar to the Super Bowl as they sink the Vikings

It was a dominant performance from Philadelphia as they won their first NFC Championship since 2005.

Other - Yesterday’s News

The Jags run them close, but the Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl NFL

The Jags run them close, but the Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl

The AFC Championship game went down to the wire in Foxborough.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

Trainer Gordon Elliot enjoys very sucessful day of racing at Thurles

A Toi Phil and Dinaria Des Obeaux were the big winners at the Tipperary venue.

Akinfenwa responds to Chelsea rumours and NFL star savages Twitter critic - sporting tweets of the week

Plus, Conor McGregor dons Kieran Tierney’s Celtic jersey at training.

Nadal battles past Schwartzman as Wozniacki cruises through in Melbourne

The world number one was below his best in a fourth-round clash.

The galling case of New York versus the Collins family and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on, ladies and gents. It’s that time again.

The Irishman ranked number three in the world at mountain bike riding Uphill Task This post contains videos

The Irishman ranked number three in the world at mountain bike riding

Greg Callaghan chats to The42 about his journey to becoming a professional athlete and star of his sport.

'A step ahead of the rest': Spence Jr dismantles game Peterson as rise to greatness gathers pace

Future superstar Errol Spence defended his IBF World welterweight title in another hugely impressive display.

Tom Brady's grotesquely swollen thumb and your Championship Round preview NFL

Tom Brady's grotesquely swollen thumb and your Championship Round preview

We’re talkin’ football, specifically the AFC and NFC Championship games.

Other - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Guardiola salutes 'outstanding' Man City after 21st Premier League win

Sergio Aguero scored three as the league leaders returned to winning ways at the weekend against Newcastle.

'He has a massive heart' - Un De Sceaux triumphs for third successive year at Ascot

Elsewhere, in the day’s other big race at Haydock, The New One achieved a fourth consecutive win.

Monchi issues strong statement but doesn't rule out Chelsea move for 'motivated' Dzeko

Edin Dzeko is reportedly attracting interest from Chelsea, but Roma sporting director Monchi says he is not looking to sell.

Carl Frampton's war of words with Nonito Donaire heats up as fighters exchange...songs? Psychological Warfare This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Carl Frampton's war of words with Nonito Donaire heats up as fighters exchange...songs?

Thankfully, just when things threatened to turn nasty, cruiserweight Tommy McCarthy was on hand to intervene.

Super Saturday puts McIlroy and Dunne in the hunt for Abu Dhabi final round

The Irish duo both carded seven-under-par rounds today at the HSBC Championship.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics Thawing Out

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the South for Winter Olympics

They’ll compete in hockey, figure skating, short-track speed skating, cross-country skiing and Alpine skiing.

'I didn't want to be alive' - Michael Phelps opens up about battling anxiety, depression

“After every Olympics I think I fell into a major state of depression,” the 32-year-old Phelps said.

Federer coasts and Djokovic survives injury scare, but it's lights out for Zverev

It was business as usual for Roger Federer at the Australian Open, but problems with fading light frustrated Alexander Zverev.

Kerber downs Sharapova in Melbourne masterclass

Simona Halep survived a record-equalling match meanwhile.

The Donegal man making big waves in the world of professional surfing

Conor Maguire has surfed some of Europe’s biggest waves.

Other - Friday 19 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'You are so sick': Olympic gymnast faces down US team doctor who sexually abused her Aly Raisman This post contains videos

'You are so sick': Olympic gymnast faces down US team doctor who sexually abused her

Aly Raisman was one of several woman who gave statements at the sentencing hearing of Larry Nassar today.

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely did you pay attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

Tyson Fury nears return and possible Joshua match-up as boxing licence suspension is lifted

The British Boxing Board of Control has agreed to end the former world heavyweight champion’s ban, subject to a medical.

Rory McIlroy on track for huge comeback weekend after brilliant 66 in Abu Dhabi Hear Me Ror This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy on track for huge comeback weekend after brilliant 66 in Abu Dhabi

Closing eagle leaves McIlroy three shots off the lead in a tie for sixth.

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'Evil' Japanese canoeist in hot water for spiking rival's drink

The Japan Anti-doping Agency have banned Yasuhiro Suzuki for eight years.

Ronnie O'Sullivan says snooker is 'weighted towards numpties'

The five-time winner has again threatened to skip the 2018 World Championship.

Nothing to see here, just LeBron James with the no-look nutmeg assist Ball So Hard This post contains videos

Nothing to see here, just LeBron James with the no-look nutmeg assist

Dwyane Wade could hardly believe his eyes.

Teen sensation bows out of Australian Open with lesson from 'god'

Marta Kostyuk was in tears after her adventure ended at the hands of Elina Svitolina.

'Sky should suspend Froome... That's what the other riders want'

“Without wishing to comment on the rider’s guilt, it would be easier for everyone,” says world cycling chief David Lappartient.

'I thought I was going to die,' says US Olympian of doctor's abuse

McKayla Maroney is one of more than 100 victims to have accused Larry Nassar of sexual assault.

Wenger: Alexis Sanchez loss won't hurt Arsenal as much as Van Persie departure

The Arsenal boss doesn’t believe that losing the Chilean forward will be nearly as painful for Gunners fans as the loss of their former star was

Other - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'I've got double-vision, I'm dizzy and I'm struggling' - Ronnie O'Sullivan dumped out of Masters Under The Weather This post contains videos

'I've got double-vision, I'm dizzy and I'm struggling' - Ronnie O'Sullivan dumped out of Masters

The defending champion went out at the quarter-final stage, losing 6-1 to Mark Allen, and blamed it on illness.

Ex-Ireland star Mooney to be in opposition camp for upcoming World Cup qualifiers

The former all-rounder has joined Phil Simmon’s Afghanistan coaching team.

Ranking the potential Super Bowl match-ups neutrals are most likely to stay awake for

Going to bed early last year proved a bad idea.

McIlroy in the hunt in Abu Dhabi as defending champion Fleetwood makes flying start

The former world number one is three shots off the Englishman’s lead.

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Djokovic survives brutal heat test as Sharapova shines

With temperatures touching an energy-sapping 40 Celsius and ice-towels in use, the six-time champion came through a tough four-setter.

Other - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Frampton admits to 'a wee bit of fear factor' as he gears up for make-or-break clash with Donaire

Carl Frampton says his upcoming scrap with Nonito Donaire will prove there’s still plenty left in the tank.

From TheJournal.ie Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics Unity

Hand of friendship: North and South Korea will compete together at the Winter Olympics

They’ll be sending a joint ice hockey team and will march under a “unification flag”.

Three thrilling all-Irish fights confirmed for Frampton-Donaire card in Belfast

Two long-running domestic rivalries will be settled in Belfast, while stablemates Jono Carroll and Marco McCullough will also square off in April.

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