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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 27 July, 2017

Other - Friday 21 July, 2017

'This was definitely the round that got me back into the Championship'

Rory McIlroy happy with how his Open bid is progressing.

Froome set for fourth Tour win as Martin consolidates sixth spot

Edvald Boasson Hagen won stage 19 today.

Gold for Ireland! Gina Akpe-Moses wins European U20 100m title

“It was the run of my life, I can’t believe it.”

Ireland's World Cup dream alive after dramatic shoot-out victory over France

Craig Fulton’s side are one win away from a first World Cup since 1990.

Overnight leader Kuchar in strong position as McIlroy marches into contention

Spieth and Koepka are among the afternoon starters at Royal Birkdale.

Booze in sport: blamed too much for defeat and enjoyed too much in victory

“Drink is both Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde when it comes to sport, with winning the transformational potion between the two,” writes Tommy Martin.

English-born sprinter who wants to race for Ireland pens open letter to IAAF President

“It has long been a dream of mine to one day compete for Ireland internationally — a decision which was ultimately made in honour of my mum who passed away last year,” writes Leon Reid.

One of the Open favorites had a 2-stroke penalty waived in controversial ruling

There were more questions for Jon Rahm at the Irish Open recently of course.

Other - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Spieth joint leader after first round of The Open as McIlroy bounces back with late rally

The Irish contingent are further down the leaderboard.

Usain Bolt's team refute allegations they had rival “booted out” of Diamond League race

Canada’s Andre De Grasse, long mooted as Bolt’s heir, will not face the Jamaican tomorrow.

'Mayweather's clinch is completely novice': John Kavanagh outlines McGregor's potential advantages Smash And Grab This post contains videos

'Mayweather's clinch is completely novice': John Kavanagh outlines McGregor's potential advantages

Conor McGregor’s coach believes the UFC lightweight champion has an edge over Mayweather in a number of areas.

Dan Martin's podium hopes fade after brave challenge on final mountain stage

Chris Froome closes in on his fourth yellow jersey with strong ride up Coz d’Izoard.

Eight more Russians granted permission to compete in athletics despite nation's doping ban

49 Russians will now be allowed to compete in track and field under a neutral flag.

Derry youngster Conor Glass set to make AFL debut on Saturday

The former Derry minor captain signed for Hawthorn in October 2015.

Three Wimbledon matches flagged and to be investigated for possible match-fixing

Suspicions have built surrounding certain matches following unusual betting patterns.

Other - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

One of the game's great eccentric minds - The Golf Channel's mini doc on Harrington is brilliant Paddy H This post contains videos

One of the game's great eccentric minds - The Golf Channel's mini doc on Harrington is brilliant

It turns out his fellow pros like to imitate the three-time Major winner.

Dan Martin's attacks snuffed out as Froome stretches yellow jersey lead in the mountains

Primoz Roglic won Wednesday’s stage, as Fabio Aru gave up crucial ground in the GC race.

'It's a good time to back me' - McIlroy tips 20/1 shot McIlroy for Open win

The 146th Open is set to be fiercely contested, but McIlroy reckons he is the best bet to lift the Claret Jug.


Ana O'Brien fractures vertebrae in her neck and back but brain scan comes back clear

The young jockey faces several months of rehabilitation after yesterday’s fall at Killarney.

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This is what 16 gruelling stages of the Tour de France will do to your legs

Get yourself to that spinning class.

Other - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Ana O'Brien airlifted to hospital after bad fall at Killarney Races

The 21-year-old daughter of Aidan O’Brien was riding Druids Cross.

Make it a double! Untouchable Jason Smyth storms to fifth World Championship gold

The Derry sprinter adds the T13 200m title to the 100m crown he won on Sunday, while Paul Keogan finished seventh in his final.

Money, money, money! US Open to break $50 million prize barrier

It remains the richest event in tennis.

'So, what are you?': BBC presenter under fire for questioning if Konta is truly British

The Wimbledon semi-finalist was interviewed by John Humphrys on the Today programme earlier.

'I'm willing to put in the effort to get it. All I want is to be treated fairly like the men'

In Irish amateur boxing’s new setup, not even sparring recognises gender.

Crosswinds cause havoc as Dan Martin's yellow jersey chances blown off course

The Quick-Step rider has lost valuable time on the leaders after dropping back into seventh place.

Out-of-sorts McIlroy must sort out putting 'nemesis,' says Greg Norman

Rory McIlroy failed to make the cut in three of the last four tournaments he has entered and Norman sees a lot of room for improvement on the greens.

Ireland valiantly push Argentina all the way in bid to reach World Cup dreamland

Ireland now go into the playoffs with a place in next summer’s tournament at stake.

Ireland coach John Bracewell to leave position in December

The 59-year-old position had become increasingly untenable following a string of poor results.

'For years when I was younger, I never got away on a trip. I was thinking, 'why am I doing this?''

Brendan Irvine had his funding halved after a disastrous Rio 2016 for Irish boxing. A year later, he’s eyeing his second major international medal of the summer.

Other - Monday 17 July, 2017

Paulie Malignaggi happy to offer up some 'technical tidbits' in sparring with McGregor

The New Yorker is packing his bags for Las Vegas despite a bit of a spat with the Dubliner last week.

'You've been writing s*** about me. You can stick it up your a***'

Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford launched a verbal attack on an Irish journalist at the Tour de France earlier today.

NFL star Zeke Elliott reportedly embroiled in bar fight that left a bouncer needing treatment

The incident comes with Elliott already sweating on the outcome of an NFL investigation stemming from a 2016 accusation of domestic violence.

IAAF suspend ex-sprinter Frankie Fredericks amid investigation into Diack payments

Fredericks insists that the payment of €262,000 he received was to promote an athletics event.

Sky Sports is rolling out new channels tomorrow but what does it mean for Irish viewers?

The 10-channel package will debut on Tuesday.