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Dublin: 16 °C Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Other - Thursday 14 September, 2017

The Hagler-Hearns war and 7 other middleweight classics Golovkin v Alvarez could match History Books This post contains videos

The Hagler-Hearns war and 7 other middleweight classics Golovkin v Alvarez could match

Saturday’s superfight could be the latest in a glorious middleweight canon.

Golovkin describes Canelo superfight as like going on a date with a new girlfriend

“This is my game, this is my fight, I am boss.”

'It's only going to get bigger and bigger': Katie says winning pro title would be as good as gold

Undefeated Taylor faces Anahi Esther Sanchez in Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on 28 October.

Other - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

The host cities for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics have been revealed

Paris will host the 2024 Games, while Los Angeles will stage the 2028 edition.

Ireland's marquee ODI of the summer abandoned despite sunny conditions in Belfast

The West Indies were in town, but the rain was the winner up north.

Disappointment for Ireland as Gary O'Donovan ruled out of World Championships

There’ll be no world medal to add to the O’Donovans’ Olympic silver.

Nevin set for low-key comeback but has sight set on bigger things

The Mullingar man remains undefeated as a professional.

Other - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross agrees to reimburse OCI funding for 2016 Withheld Funds

Shane Ross agrees to reimburse OCI funding for 2016

The new board at the OCI had sought an urgent meeting with Ross to restore its funding.

John Joe Nevin to make ring return later this month following lengthy absence

Nevin hasn’t fought in 13 months but will return to action in London.

Irish kids don't do enough PE so make it an exam subject says Olympian Thomas Barr

The Irish 400m hurdler believes PE should become part of the Leaving Certificate.

Broncos hold off Chargers to give coach Joseph first win, while Bradford rips Saints to shreds

The Denver Broncos held on to claim a 24-21 win over the Los Angeles Chargers in the NFL on Monday.

Katie Taylor fight against Holly Holm 'a strong possibility' amid huge interest from American TV

Taylor’s manager Brian Peters also said her title fight next month may delay a homecoming bout until 2018.

Other - Monday 11 September, 2017

3 things we shouldn't overreact to from week 1 in the NFL... and 3 we should

The Patriots and Seahawks will be just fine, the Texans and Cardinals, maybe not.

Katie Taylor has world title fight confirmed versus two-weight champ from Argentina

WBA champ Anahi Esther Sanchez [17-2, 9KOs] lies in wait for the Bray woman.

Giants miss Beckham Jr on offense as Elliott and the Cowboys roll to first win of season

The New York Giants slumped to a 19-3 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in their NFL opener.

NFL players continue to protest national anthem during opening weekend of the regular season

Marshawn Lynch was among the players who remained seated during the Star-Spangled Banner.

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'The fact that nobody has ever won the Tour and then the Vuelta afterwards - it's incredible'

Chris Froome is struggling to comprehend becoming just the third man to win the Tour de France and the Vuelta a Espana in the same year.

Nadal storms to third US Open crown in straight set rout

It finished 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 against Kevin Anderson of South Africa.

Other - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Jacksonville defence nails 10 sacks in comfortable win over Houston

Meanwhile, Derek Carr returned from injury to lead the Raiders to victory.

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

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

It’s been another hectic week of sport.

Chris Froome completes historic Grand Tour double with Vuelta triumph

The English rider became just the third rider in history to win both Grand Tours in the same year.

Aidan O'Brien's Order of St George storms to victory at the Curragh

The five-year old atoned for defeat in last year’s race.

Sloane Stephens' brilliant reaction to becoming US Open champion (and $3.7m richer) Grand Sum This post contains videos

Sloane Stephens' brilliant reaction to becoming US Open champion (and $3.7m richer)

“Did you see that cheque that lady handed me?”

NFL week 1 preview: We already know we're in for one hell of a ride

As Thursday night proved, what does any of us really know in the early weeks.

Marty's All-Ireland photobomb and 50 shades of Shay - it's tweets of the week

Plus Sean Maguire celebrates his first Preston goal.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Hickey resigns from the IOC's executive board 'with immediate effect' Olympics Board

Pat Hickey resigns from the IOC's executive board 'with immediate effect'

The news follows confirmation of a November date for his Brazil trial earlier this week.

Isaiah Thomas's emotional goodbye, Sharapova's strange welcome and more in this week's sportswriting

Plus we have excellent profiles on Colin Kaepernick and Gennady Golovkin.

Other - Saturday 9 September, 2017

After 11-month injury, 83rd seed Sloane Stephens completes remarkable comeback

She swept aside the challenge of Madison Keys – one of her closest friends – and claimed the $3.7 million prize.

Eric Donovan wins Celtic title with eight-round masterclass against gutsy Welsh champion

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ captured his first professional title in style.

Decorated Knight causes major upset to take Champion stakes at Leopardstown

The five-year-old came from the rear of the pack in the Irish champion race.

Chris Froome all but secures Vuelta title as Contador wins stage 20

Froome now holds a 2min 15secs lead over Vincenzo Nibali.

'There's no reason to leave': Tyrone's Conor McKenna eager to stay in the AFL

McKenna has impressed for Essendon since his arrival Down Under.

Boxer Abdusalamov receives $22 million settlement following severe brain injury

It is believed to be the biggest personal injury settlement the state of New York has ever made.

Nadal one win away from third US Open title following defeat of Del Potro

The Spaniard will will face South African debutant Kevin Anderson in Sunday’s final in New York.

'I’ve no doubts. It’s more curiosity... How good am I?'

Eric Donovan faces a career-biggest test in Dublin’s National Stadium tonight.

Michael Conlan to return to Madison Square Garden for fifth professional fight

With a fourth fight in Arizona later this month, Conlan will head back to NYC near Christmas time.

'It has been a long road': South Africa's Kevin Anderson reaches first Grand Slam final at 31

Cliff Drysdale was the last South African in the US final way back in 1965.

Other - Friday 8 September, 2017

Zach Tuohy's Geelong suffer 51-point hiding but are still in the hunt for AFL Grand Final place

Former Kerry minor captain Mark O’Connor didn’t feature for Geelong.

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Major coup for Cricket Ireland as they appoint South African as new head coach

Graham Ford will take over from John Bracewell in December.