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Other - Thursday 25 June, 2015

7 sports stars who have played through the pain barrier

José Aldo looks like he will fight Conor McGregor despite being injured. Did he take inspiration from these guys?

Schweinsteiger should not join Manchester United, warns Beckenbauer

The Germany legend believes the influential midfielder has nothing to win by moving to the Premier League.

Alberto Salazar denies allegations: ‘I will never permit doping’

Mo Farah’s coach has vehemently denied what he describes as “false statements”.

Other - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: Medals in Baku, Schmidt names his squad and the rest of Wednesday’s sport

All the day’s big sports news in a tidy little package.

19-year-old Irvine battles his way into gold medal bout in Baku

Irvine is guaranteed a silver, but will have his eye on a different colour in tomorrow’s final.

Ex-NFL running back found his calling as a writer, and now works on HBO’s ‘Ballers’

“Ballers”, starring ‘The Rock’, is about an ex-NFL player who transitions to life as an agent.

Amir Khan tells Manny Pacquiao to ‘man up’ if he wants to fight

British boxer Amir Khan is determined to fight unbeaten welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Man bottle-feeding his 7-month-old son in one hand makes incredible catch with the other Multi-tasking This post contains videos

Man bottle-feeding his 7-month-old son in one hand makes incredible catch with the other

Both outstanding and irresponsible at the same time.

Katie Taylor secures her first European Games medal after another masterclass

Michael O’Reilly also progressed to the last-4 this morning, but Darren O’Neill was left disappointed by a split decision defeat.

Liverpool look set to break the bank and splash €40m on an exciting Brazilian forward

The Reds have agreed a deal with Hoffenheim to sign 23-year-old Roberto Firmino.

Other - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Disappointment for Adam Nolan as medal slips through his grasp at European Games

Meanwhile, Ireland played their first ever game of basketball 3x3.

We’ll Leave It There So: Another medal in Baku, hurling legend passes away and all today’s sport

If you were out sunning yourself, here’s what you missed.

Nike have turned LeBron’s NBA Finals heartbreak into an epic new ad

“Imagine if LeBron came home to Cleveland…”

Southpaw Sean McComb keeps Ireland hot on the medal trail

However, Dean Walsh lost out in his light welterweight quarter-final.

Oscar De La Hoya is ‘serious’ about a rematch with Floyd Mayweather

“I wake up every morning thinking that I can.”

NFL star Gronkowski still hasn’t spent a penny of his $16.3 million career salary

“I still wear my favourite pair of jeans from high school.”

Other - Monday 22 June, 2015

We’ll Leave It There So: An Irish medal in Baku, Spieth’s Major success and all today’s sport

We’ll also have news of a big transfer involving an Irish midfielder.

Shane Lowry back in world top 50, as Tiger falls again to worst ever ranking

Lowry has won a PGA Tour card for the rest of the season.

Amazing Jockey Cam shows you exactly how Frankie Dettori won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Ascot

The closest you’ll get to actually riding the horse.

Brendan Irvine silences home crowd to secure Ireland’s first medal at European Games

It wasn’t all good news for the Irish boxers today as Dean Gardiner and Ceira Smith both lost their bouts.

Jordan Spieth is just 25/1 to win the Grand Slam – here’s why it’s VERY unlikely

History has not been kind on golfers who’ve won the first two Majors in a calendar year.

Watch Pep Guardiola school Roger Federer at tennis

The seven-time Wimbledon champion was outclassed by the Spaniard on the court.

Ian Poulter didn’t hold back when explaining the state of the Chambers Bay greens

“They were simply the worst most disgraceful surface I have ever seen”

Shane Lowry wore black all week at the US Open in tribute to Berkeley victims

The Offaly man played his way to even par and a share of ninth on a tough Major course.

‘It looked like it bounced left’: Johnson puts a brave face on Major three-putt terror What Happened This post contains videos

‘It looked like it bounced left’: Johnson puts a brave face on Major three-putt terror

‘Other than that, it was a damn good week.’

Jordan Spieth wins the US Open on a day of scarcely-believable drama

Two down, two to go for young Master Spieth.

Other - Sunday 21 June, 2015

As it happened: Jordan Spieth wins the US Open on a sensational final day

We’re pulling an all-nighter to make sure you don’t miss a moment of the final round at Chambers Bay.

‘Fighting is the rawest form of sport’ – Kieran McGeeney’s martial arts journey

“It’s about thinking under pressure when someone is trying to break your arm or choke you out.”

It’s Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite sports pics from the past week Thru A Lens This post contains images

It’s Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite sports pics from the past week

Enjoy some of the best shots from the past seven days.

The importance of micronutrients for sportspeople

You say vy-ta-min, I say vitamin…

Katie Taylor impresses in first European Games bout with dominant win

The Bray boxer earned a unanimous decision victory over Denitsa Eliseeva of Bulgaria.

Mo Farah’s Doorbell, Tesco and Brendan Rodgers — It’s the sporting tweets of the week

The best of what went down on Twitter over the past seven days.

It couldn’t be tighter at the top of the US Open and Shane Lowry is right in the mix

The Irishman charged into contention on moving day at Chambers Bay.

From BOD to Bert – 7 of the soundest dads in sport

Happy Father’s Day!

Don’t go to bed! Shane Lowry has charged into contention at the US Open

Lowry moves into a tie for fourth despite tough scoring conditions at Chambers Bay.

Other - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Former Open champion the big mover at Chambers Bay as McIlroy left frustrated

Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed remain in a tie for the lead.

‘Unlike team sports, you don’t get paid a salary so it’s a tough existence down at the bottom’

Conor Niland wants to bring Ireland’s tennis players to the next level.