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Other - Yesterday’s News


Other - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Bothwell rules the roost on home soil while Britain's Appleton takes women's Irish Open crown

Co. Down’s Peter Bothwell and Bromley’s Emily Appleton won the men’s and women’s Irish Open Tennis Championships in Carrickmines.

Ireland's hockey heroes to be welcomed home with civic reception in Dublin

Lord Mayor and Dublin City Council organise public event for Bank Holiday Monday.

Ireland's Ayeisha McFerran named goalkeeper of the World Cup

The 22-year-old was in sensational form for Ireland throughout the campaign.

Ireland's Dunlevy and McCrystal seal outstanding double-double at Para-cycling Worlds

The Irish duo once more saw off their British counterparts to defend their Tandem Road Race world title.

Ireland's fairytale World Cup ends with historic silver as Dutch class tells

The defending champions proved too strong for Ireland, as Shaw’s side finish as World Cup runners-up.

As it happened: Ireland v Netherlands, Women's Hockey World Cup final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Netherlands, Women's Hockey World Cup final

Could Ireland pull off one more major shock and complete the fairytale campaign?

O'Donovan brothers win silver at European Rowing Championships in Glasgow

The Norwegian crew of Strandli and Brun took gold in the lightweight men’s double sculls.

Brilliant morning for Ireland in the pool as Ferguson, Ryan and Greene all book semi places

Eighteen-year-old Conor Ferguson and Shane Ryan into 100m backstroke semis, with Darragh Greene in 200m breaststroke semis.

'When I grow up I want to be...' and Irish hockey scenes - it's Tweets of the Week

Some sporting offerings from social media over the last seven days.

'I’m getting a little sick of second place' - McIlroy primed for Super Sunday at Bridgestone

McIlroy trails Justin Thomas by three shots at Firestone.

'I have no fear. I can take on the big boys now' Rocket Man This post contains videos

'I have no fear. I can take on the big boys now'

A year after a hamstring injury cut his season short, Marcus Lawler is heading into the European Championships in the fastest form of his life.

Seagulls swiping Séamus Harnedy's house keys and more of the week's best sportswriting

Settle yourself into some of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from this week.

'I've been asking the Dutch for three years for a bloody game. They don't have a choice now'

Graham Shaw and Ireland are relishing a crack at the defending world champions today.

Other - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Trump hits back at LeBron James over racial division comments

Michael Jordan then showed his support for LeBron.

Ireland's golden generation make the impossible dream a reality

The magical run to the World Cup final has been no fluke, rather the result of years of hard work and sacrifice.

Olympic re-run up in smoke as Natasha Jonas suffers shock stoppage defeat to former Katie Taylor foe

Taylor and Jonas clashed in a humdinger at London 2012, but a re-run in the pro ranks might have been spurned.

Down native Bothwell defeats British rival to book place in Irish Open final

The national tennis title is down for decision in Carrickmines on Sunday.

Memorable day for Irish sport capped as Shane Ryan wins European swimming bronze

The 24-year-old produced a strong swim in Glasgow this evening.

'This is 100% the greatest moment of my life apart from my kids and wife'

Ireland head coach Graham Shaw struggled to keep his emotions in check after watching his side advance through to a World Cup final.

Ireland in dreamland as Graham Shaw’s history-makers advance to first-ever World Cup final

Gillian Pinder held her nerve to score the decisive penalty in another dramatic shootout victory in London.

Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs Smoke On The Water This post contains videos

Busy evening ahead as Ireland's McSharry and Hyland progress at European Champs

Shane Ryan is also in action in the 50m backstroke final.

As it happened: Ireland v Spain, Women's Hockey World Cup semi-final

Could Graham Shaw’s side add another chapter to their magical campaign and reach the gold medal match?

O'Donovan brothers in medal contention again after semi-final win at European Championships

Gary and Paul will be in tomorrow’s medal race in Glasgow.

'Anyone who does even five minutes' research will see there are big fights out there for Katie'

Suggestions that women’s boxing lacks talent have left Brian Peters incredulous, but Katie Taylor’s manager has some choice words for a few of her prospective opponents.

Harlequins snap up New Zealand-born former NFL player

Paul Lasike was part of the USA side that pulled off a victory over Scotland in Texas in June.

Three-way tie for WGC-Bridgestone lead but McIlroy and Woods remain in the hunt

Justin Thomas, Ian Poulter and Tommy Fleetwood are setting the pace in Akron, Ohio.

Other - Friday 3 August, 2018

14/1 shot Nessun Dorma claims Guinness Handicap for Willie Mullins

Nessun Dorma had to work for the victory, with Princess Yaiza putting up a strong challenge right to the end.

Ireland's Shane Ryan powers through to 50m backstroke final at European championships Smoke On The Water This post contains videos

Ireland's Shane Ryan powers through to 50m backstroke final at European championships

There was disappointment for Conor Ferguson and Darragh Greene, who both missed out on final spots in their respective events.

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Irish boxer handed four-month ban after failing test due to cannabis use

Evan Metcalfe has appealed the decision, which also saw him stripped of his National Elite title.

There was a two-minute, 117-shot rally at the Badminton World Championships today Badminton This post contains videos

There was a two-minute, 117-shot rally at the Badminton World Championships today

Just when you think it’s over, they go again.

British-born sprinter Leon Reid cleared to represent Ireland at European Champs

Reid, who holds an Irish passport, previously represented Team GB at junior and underage level.

Irish crews miss out on medal races at European Rowing Championships

O’Donovan/O’Driscoll and Walsh/Casey will take their place in the weekend’s B finals.

Ryan and Greene lead the way for Ireland on record-breaking morning at Europeans

Four new Irish records were set on a productive morning in Glasgow.

EA Sports apologise after Colin Kaepernick's name wiped from soundtrack lyrics on Madden

Big Sean complained that his verse on Big Bank was edited to exclude the shunned quarterback.

Phil Mickelson has arguably made one of the worst ads ever seen Bad Dad Dancing This post contains videos

Andy Murray breaks down in tears after 3am finish at Washington Open

Murray unsure if he will play in quarter-finals following late-night finish in Washington.

The fairytale continues! Relive Ireland's famous World Cup win from last night Stuff Of Dreams This post contains videos

'We won't fear each other whatsoever': Shaw looks forward to facing familiar foe Spain in World Cup semi

‘We’ve played each other a lot over the last four years,’ says hockey coach Graham Shaw.

'He doesn't deserve this title shot': Khabib demands big payday for McGregor bout

‘If they want to make millions using my name, no way. They want a money fight? Please pay me.’