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Dublin: 9 °C Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Other - Sunday 16 September, 2018

'I found yesterday very emotional seeing the boys winning gold. I wanted the anthem to be playing for me as well' World Champion This post contains videos

'I found yesterday very emotional seeing the boys winning gold. I wanted the anthem to be playing for me as well'

Sanita Puspure secured Ireland’s second gold medal in as many days at the World Championships in Bulgaria.

Gold for Ireland! Sanita Puspure crowned women's single sculls world champion

The 36-year-old blew the competition away to secure first place in Bulgaria on Sunday morning.

Buckley and Corkery reunion, ROG's new hat 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.

'I want to be part of the Ireland team because they’re more like a family than the British team'

Athlete Leon Reid on switching allegiances, growing up in foster homes and why he wasn’t at his best during the Europeans.

Vampires, Bill Belichick and your NFL week 2 preview

The Patriots head coach does not have a great record of producing quality coaches, writes Steve O’Rourke.

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

Title dream turns to nightmare in 164 seconds as Spike O'Sullivan is floored in Sin City

The Cork’s fighter’s title tilt never got off the ground before David Lemieux closed the show with a vicious left hook.

Canelo dethrones Golovkin by majority decision as dramatic rematch unfolds in Las Vegas

Judges awarded the fight in favour of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas on Saturday, much to the surprise of Gennady Golovkin.

Other - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Roaring Lion outclasses Saxon as rivals go head-to-head at Champions Stakes in Leopardstown Leopardstown This post contains videos

Roaring Lion outclasses Saxon as rivals go head-to-head at Champions Stakes in Leopardstown

John Gosden and Oisin Murphy led Roaring Lion to first place on Saturday following a tense battle.

Ireland's Nhat Nguyen earns bronze medal at European Junior Championships

The 18-year-old Vietnam-born badminton starlet has enjoyed an encouraging few days at the event.

Harrington's strong form continues as 65 puts him in contention at KLM Open

The 47-year-old is three shots behind leader Chris Wood heading into the final round.

Britain's Yates set to secure Tour of Spain title

His success follows that of Sky’s Chris Froome in the Tour of Italy in May.

Mayweather says '9 figure pay day' and Pacquiao rematch on cards this year

The US star earned an estimated $220 million from the previous fight.

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria World Champions This post contains videos

'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria

Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the men’s lightweight double sculls in Bulgaria on Saturday.

Carl Frampton v Josh Warrington world title fight confirmed for 22 December

Josh Warrington puts his undefeated pro record and his IBF belt on the line against Frampton.

World champions! O'Donovan brothers win rowing gold for Ireland

The Skibbereen duo were brilliant winners in the men’s lightweight double sculls.

A life-changing injury, night terrors, and resigning from the Gardaí to pursue the Olympic dream Resilience This post contains videos

A life-changing injury, night terrors, and resigning from the Gardaí to pursue the Olympic dream

Brendan Doyle’s road to representing Ireland at the Olympics has only just begun, but it’s only by luck that he has the chance.

Golden Boy president: Vegas win will make Spike the no.1 middleweight contender in the world

Eric Gomez also told The42 that Golden Boy are open to putting on a show in Ireland once Jason Quigley wins a world title.

'I loved drinking': Spike a better fighter and father after winning battle with booze

Spike O’Sullivan reveals his issues with alcohol and its impact on his life — both professionally and personally.

Other - Friday 14 September, 2018

Spike and Lemieux, Canelo and Golovkin separated during fiery Vegas weigh-ins Kicked Off This post contains videos

Spike and Lemieux, Canelo and Golovkin separated during fiery Vegas weigh-ins

Spike O’Sullivan, David Lemieux, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin all made weight for tomorrow night’s fights.

Nike shares at record high after Kaepernick ads

The Edison data showed a rise in online sales in some more politically progressive states.

Tony Bellew lands fight with undisputed world champion Oleksandr Usyk

‘I love his attitude, but you cannot beat up somebody who is invisible in the ring!’ says the champion.

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Serena Williams' sexism claims 'a bit far-fetched,' says US Open mixed doubles champion

US Open mixed doubles champion Jamie Murray believes the umpire Carlos Ramos

Irish rowers finish fifth in World Championships final

Andrew Goff, Jake McCarthy, Ryan Ballantine and Fintan McCarthy missed out on medals at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv.

'I want to damage him, for life...I want to torture him' - Lemieux aims dark jibe at Spike

The war of words between David Lemieux and Gary ‘Spike’ O’Sullivan hit a new low in Las Vegas.

Andy Dalton throws four touchdown passes as Bengals defeat Ravens

A strong start was crucial to the Cincinnati Bengals’ win over the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL.

Other - Thursday 13 September, 2018

He might not play until Sunday now! Bjorn sees funny side of McIlroy prank Golf Friends This post contains videos

He might not play until Sunday now! Bjorn sees funny side of McIlroy prank

It’s all fun and games until Europe are beaten by the Americans in Paris…

Golovkin's team lining up Saunders after Canelo rematch

Billy Joe Saunders could be Gennady Golovkin’s next opponent after Saturday’s Las Vegas rematch against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.

Rising Irish cycling star Eddie Dunbar joins Team Sky

Dunbar will make his Team Sky debut this Saturday.

Gary and Paul O'Donovan secure place in World Rowing Championships final

The brothers finished third in their semi-final today to book their place in Saturday’s A Final.

Spike O'Sullivan vows to retire 'classless' Lemieux as trash talk turns personal in Vegas

The Cork man says boxing doesn’t need people like David Lemieux after the Canadian dragged up a domestic abuse charge from 2010.

Other - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

'Coach told me, 'You'll be playing with Kieran Donaghy. He's the LeBron James of Gaelic football''

American Trae Pemberton had two enjoyable years playing basketball alongside Donaghy with Tralee Warriors.

John Terry turns down £3m-a-year Spartak Moscow switch

Despite undergoing a medical, the veteran defender has opted against continuing his career in the Russian capital.

'The kicks and screams of someone who is drowning': Canelo lashes back at GGG accusations

Saul Alvarez says his feud with Gennady Golovkin has become personal despite the Kazakh’s insistence to the contrary.

'I could have been dead, I was damn lucky,' says Olympic champion left paralysed after accident

Kristina Vogel has made her first public appearance since an accident in June that left her paralysed.

Golovkin: 'Like the Floyd and McGregor fight, this is not true sport. This is more business'

Asked if Canelo did anything better during their first fight than he expected, Golovkin responded: ‘Yes… He run.’

Serena umpire breaks his silence, says 'à la carte arbitration does not exist'

Carlos Ramos tells Portuguese media that he is “fine, given the circumstances”.

Other - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'Ramos could have used his discretion to de-escalate the situation. Instead, he chose to escalate it'

Eoin Butler believes Serena Williams was well within her rights to take issue with Carlos Ramos’ umpiring.

Serena acted with 'grace and class' in US Open final - NBA star Steph Curry

NBA star Stephen Curry is backing Serena Williams following a dispute with an umpire in the US Open final.