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Other - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Ireland secure qualification to the Hockey Women's World Cup for the first time since 2002

Australia’s victory over Papua New Guinea guaranteed Ireland a place at next year’s tournament in London.

'I've got two kids and a missus. I don't want problems after boxing' - Frampton cuts sparring in half

The former two-weight world champion is hoping to avoid brain damage when he eventually retires.

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Other - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Two out of two! Sam Bennett takes second successive stage on Tour of Turkey

The Tipperary man has successfully defended the leader’s jersey.

Olympian representative calls for athletes to be chipped to combat doping

WOA boss Mike Miller wants the imminent technology advancement put to use.

Good news for NFL Game Pass users as a 20% refund is on the way

The service has been blighted with issues this year.

UFC star loses Olympic gold medal in California wildfires

Henry Cejudo says he will be fit for UFC 218 after suffering minor burns while escaping his home.

Other - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Roger Goodell letter to teams and players says NFL has a plan to end anthem protests

ESPN’s Adam Schefter has obtained a letter sent to all 32 sides.

Donald Trump calls for change in law to strip NFL of 'massive tax breaks'

The US President made the suggestion on Twitter.

Serena Williams set to make her return at the Australian Open, says tournament organiser

The 23-time Grand Slam winner gave birth to her first child last month.

Controversial tennis player Nick Kyrgios storms off court midway through match

The Australian fumed that he was “sick of this place” and walked off after losing a first set tie-break at the Shanghai Masters.

Other - Monday 9 October, 2017

ESPN suspends anchor over Cowboys boycott call

Jemele Hill previously described US President Donald Trump as a “white supremacist”.

From TheJournal.ie David Walsh described Tom Humphries as 'a great, great man' after child sex allegations Archive Interview

David Walsh described Tom Humphries as 'a great, great man' after child sex allegations

The Sunday Times chief sports writer wrote a character reference for Humphries

Ireland's first female Olympic gymnast announces her retirement at 19

Ellis O’Reilly hopes her achievements will inspire a new generation.

Dunne's sensational form sees him become second-highest ranked Irish golfer in the world

The 24-year-old has moved into the top 100 in the world rankings.

Analysis: How to lose an NFL game in 5 easy steps

So many things went wrong for the Cardinals on this game-losing play.

Jones: 'Cowboys will respect the flag or they won't play'

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones warned his players to respect the United States flag.

With just 11 seconds left, Aaron Rodgers inspires Green Bay Packers to victory over Cowboys

Elsewhere, Ben Roethlisberger turned in his worst performance in more than 11 years as the Jaguars beat the Steelers.

Other - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Giants' season goes from bad to worse with another loss and Odell Beckham's broken ankle Painful This post contains videos

Giants' season goes from bad to worse with another loss and Odell Beckham's broken ankle

He was one of four NY receivers to suffer injuries against the Los Angeles Chargers.

It's Sunday so here are 12 of our favourite images from the sporting week

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

From TheJournal.ie Vice President Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel for anthem Taking The Knee

Vice President Mike Pence walks out of NFL game after players kneel for anthem

Pence said: ” I don’t think it’s too much to ask NFL players to respect the flag and our national anthem.”

'The dream is to defend the belt in Ireland': Kildare export Hogan within touching distance of world title

‘There is something that lingers in that I wasn’t born here, I wasn’t raised here, which maybe prevented some Australians from jumping on board.’

Hamilton 'keeping pedal to the metal' after increasing lead at Japanese Grand Prix F1

Hamilton 'keeping pedal to the metal' after increasing lead at Japanese Grand Prix

The F1 world title looks set to head Lewis Hamilton’s way after his win in Japan, but the Mercedes star is taking nothing for granted.

Andrew Cole's new gym buddy and questionable Ronnie O'Sullivan art work - it's Tweets of the Week

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

Hometown hero Crolla defeats Burns in grueling 12 round contest

Hometown favourite Crolla outpointed Burns over 12 close rounds at the Manchester Arena.

The brains behind the NFL's brawn

Cynthia Frelund was NFL Media’s first analytics expert.

A few marquee match-ups mask the worst early slate of the season

Another week, front page controversy in the NFL

Other - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Another big payday beckons as Paul Dunne looks to chase down Hatton at Dunhill Links

The Greystones golfer will start his final round in third place, seven shots behind Tyrrell Hatton.

Dominant Hamilton claims Suzuka pole at Japanese Grand Prix

There was no stopping Lewis Hamilton at Suzuka on Saturday as the championship leader dominated qualifying.

Other - Friday 6 October, 2017

Paddy Barnes cruises to fourth win, confirms he'll fight unbeaten Spanish champ in November Momentum This post contains videos

Paddy Barnes cruises to fourth win, confirms he'll fight unbeaten Spanish champ in November

It was easy in Edinburgh as the Belfast native got the better of Peruvian Juan Hinostroza.

Rio 2016 chief, arrested on charges of attempted bribery, had 16 bars of gold in Swiss bank

Carlos Nuzman is alleged to have paid off colleagues in return for them voting in favour of the Brazilian city being Olympic host.

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Bucs left kicking themselves as Patriots return to winning ways TNF

Bucs left kicking themselves as Patriots return to winning ways

The Patriots leaned on their defence, and a little luck, as they moved to 3-2 on Thursday Night Football.

Newton apologises for 'degrading and disrespectful' comments to female reporter Apology This post contains videos

Newton apologises for 'degrading and disrespectful' comments to female reporter

‘What I did was extremely unacceptable,’ he said in a video posted on his Twitter account.

Other - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Organisers confirm the famed Ballycotton '10' race has come to an end after four decades

Ballycotton Running Promotions released a statement explaining their decision this evening.

NFL's Cam Newton draws heavy criticism for disrespectful remark to a female reporter In Hot Water This post contains videos

NFL's Cam Newton draws heavy criticism for disrespectful remark to a female reporter

‘It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes like — it’s funny.’

Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity'

We spoke to Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy as she prepares to set sail on the Volvo Ocean Race.

Other - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'We’ve offered victims thoughts and prayers for three decades. We need to offer something else'

Golden State Warriors’ coach Steve Kerr has been giving his thoughts on another mass shooting in America.

Tyson Fury says he won't re-apply for British boxing licence

Fury does not intend to apply for a new licence from the British Boxing Board of Control.