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Other - Today’s News

Monaghan's teen boxing prodigy Aaron McKenna signs endorsement deal with Adidas

The Smithborough star will be kitted out in adidas boxing gear for the next two years at least.

Highly-rated Irish basketball star Aidan Igiehon signs up with University of Louisville

The 6’10 Clondalkin man was rated the 36th best player in the 2019 crop in the US.

Taylor, Tennyson and respective opponents make weight for Irish world title doubleheader

Tennyson came in smack bang on the 130-pound limit for his first ever world title fight, while Taylor comfortably made 135 as per usual.

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Wimbledon introduce final set tie-breaks following longest-ever semi-final

Kevin Anderson and John Isner played for over six-and-a-half hours this summer.

Broncos thrash Cardinals to end losing streak TNF

Broncos thrash Cardinals to end losing streak

The pressure ramps up in Arizona meanwhile.

LeBron makes spectacular start on Lakers debut, but LA fall to Trail Blazers LBJ

LeBron makes spectacular start on Lakers debut, but LA fall to Trail Blazers

It might be a long season for The King in the west.

Quigley emerges victorious after serious scrap with veteran Hernandez

Jason Quigley was pushed to the edge of his collar by 39-year-old Freddy Hernandez.

Other - Yesterday’s News

Rival clubs hover as Unai Emery fails to assure Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal future

The Wales international appears to be edging closer to an exit from the Emirates Stadium

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent Katie Trailer This post contains videos

The trailer for the new Katie Taylor documentary is here and it looks magnificent

‘KATIE’ hits Irish cinemas on 26 October.

Zombie cockroaches, the AFC South and your NFL week 7 preview

The division continually flatters to deceive, says Steve O’Rourke.

Quigley can make statement tonight as top of middleweight division opens up for business

Quigley returns to action in California tonight, with live coverage on eir Sport beginning at 3am (Friday morning Irish time).

Mayweather accepts Khabib's challenge: 'We're fighting'

Khabib Nurmagomedov has challenged Floyd Mayweather Jr. to a fight and the retired boxing star says he wants the bout.

Other - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Giants owner Mara wishes OBJ would 'do a little more playing and a little less talking'

Longtime Giants owner John Mara expressed his frustration with Beckham Jr.

Bronze for Ireland! Leitrim's Rooney dominates at Youth Olympics as Sligo's Clancy misses out on medal

Leitrim’s Dearbhla Rooney defeated her New Zealand opponent to clinch the bronze medal.

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes sensational 147 break at the English Open Class Act This post contains videos

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan makes sensational 147 break at the English Open

It’s a 15th career maximum for The Rocket.

'You don’t get to this level for no reason': Farmer not overlooking Ireland's 'Tenny' but wants Davis next

Tevin Farmer has his eye on Gervonta Davis, but must first fight off the challenge of Belfast’s ‘Assassin’ this Saturday.

Irish boxers depart European Juniors with two gold, three silver and eight bronze medals

Ireland finished third out of 31 countries in the medals table.

Pound-for-pound queen willing to drop weight to face 'amazing' Katie Taylor in historic women's fight

If the price was right, Cecilia Braekhus would even relinquish her four world title belts for a groundbreaking fight with Taylor.

Canelo signs 'highest-paid guaranteed contract in sports history' with streaming service DAZN

The Mexican’s deal is worth a reported $365m across five years and 10 fights.

Other - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Join us for the launch of Behind The Lines 2 this Thursday evening in Dublin

We’re off to The Back Page in Phibsborough on Thursday evening.

Late, late show as Packers score 10 points in final two minutes to stun 49ers NFL

Late, late show as Packers score 10 points in final two minutes to stun 49ers

The Packers are 3-2-1 heading into their bye week.

Taylor baffled by 'mentally fragile' rival Amanda Serrano, but must first deal with her big sister in Boston

‘It’s a stupid time for her to go into MMA and claim there’s no money involved in women’s boxing,’ says Katie Taylor of Amanda Serrano.

Other - Monday 15 October, 2018

Get the chequebook out! Floyd Mayweather talks up potential Khabib clash

Khabib Nurmagomedov called out Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Saturday night and it did not take the American long to respond.

Sky Sports secure exclusive NBA broadcasting rights for Ireland and the UK

It’s good news for basketball fans in this part of the world as a four-year deal has been announced today.

RTÉ's new documentary series following five Irish sportswomen to premiere next month Women In Sport This post contains videos

RTÉ's new documentary series following five Irish sportswomen to premiere next month

Following the lives of elite athletes, ‘We Run the World’ will go out on the RTÉ Player over November.

This was supposed to be a Nate Peterman column but it was intercepted twice

Few players have ever played as badly as the Bills quarterback, writes Steve O’Rourke.

Conor McGregor throws pass for Cowboys before big Dallas win

The UFC star was a guest of the NFL side as they defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

Five years after his world 'shattered around him' in the ring, Tennyson fights for the world title in Boston

On 19 October 2013, Ireland’s James Tennyson was stopped by a 2-64-5 Latvian journeyman. On 20 October 2018, he fights for the world title at Boston’s TD Garden.

Other - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Seattle Seahawks soar at jam-packed Wembley Stadium

Quarterback Russell Wilson threw for three touchdowns in the victory, coach Pete Carroll’s franchise record 91st at the helm.

Mayo native Sinéad Diver smashes course record and personal best to win Melbourne marathon

Diver became the second-fastest Irish female marathon runner of all time this morning.

Ireland guarantee 13 (thirteen!) medals at European Junior Boxing Championships

Ireland will have the second-highest representation in Monday’s semis, behind only hosts Russia.

New US Gymnastics interim president retracts anti-Kaepernick tweet after criticism from Simone Biles

Mary Bono was appointed on Friday, and by Saturday she was taking heat from her star athlete.

Sam Bennett makes it a hattrick as he clinches green jersey at Tour of Turkey

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche finishes 10th in the general classification.

Mbappé's Time magazine cover and more tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

Unbeaten Crawford stops Benavidez with 18 seconds left to retain welterweight title 34-0 This post contains videos

Unbeaten Crawford stops Benavidez with 18 seconds left to retain welterweight title

The WBO champ put on a show for his hometown fans.

10 things I hate about the Raiders and your NFL week 6 preview

It’s tough to love a team that seems to revel in failure, but it’s worth it, says Steve O’Rourke.

Other - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Michael Schumacher's 19-year-old son Mick has just won the Formula 3 European Championship

With one race left this season, Mick Schumacher finished second in Saturday’s second race at Hockenheim.

'He could only have dreamed of this': How one man's legacy led an Irish team to the brink of motorsport history

With Derry racer Eunan McGlinchey on the brink of championship success, Team #109 Kawasaki manager Paul Tobin catches up with The42 ahead of Saturday’s race.

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