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Other - Yesterday’s News

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Other - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

From supporting Limerick in Croke Park to winning the Galway Plate on board 33/1 shot Clarcam

Mark Enright was on board as Clarcam won the feature on Day 3 of the Galway Races.

Even The Mets had to laugh a little after a humiliating record defeat last night The Mets Suck This post contains videos

Even The Mets had to laugh a little after a humiliating record defeat last night

A 25-4 loss in Washington keeps the Mets firmly on course for a 90-loss season.

Shane Ryan leads 11-strong Irish swim team at European championships

The swimmers go to their blocks on Friday morning in Glasgow.

After 2,136 days and 12 knee operations, Sydney Swans defender set for AFL return

Six years, five full knee reconstructions. Wow.

Serena Williams handed worst defeat of her career by Konta in San Jose

Konta crushed Williams 6-1, 6-0 in just 51 minutes.

Donegal's Jason Quigley on brink of landing career-biggest fight in Las Vegas

Quigley is set to face Ryota Murata for the Japanese puncher’s secondary title.

Other - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'Be careful what you f***ing wish for': Spike O'Sullivan sets up Vegas fight with former world champ Challenge Accepted This post contains videos

'Be careful what you f***ing wish for': Spike O'Sullivan sets up Vegas fight with former world champ

O’Sullivan will fight as the co-main event to Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez on 15 September, and he seems to have found an opponent.

'I couldn't let that happen': LeBron James says Trump is using sport to divide America King V President This post contains videos

'I couldn't let that happen': LeBron James says Trump is using sport to divide America

President Donald Trump is using sport to divide the people of the United States, according to LA Lakers superstar LeBron James.

Ireland's Hockey World Cup quarter-final against India will be shown live on RTÉ

Graham Shaw’s side will hope to add to their incredible journey on Thursday evening.

Sixteen-year-old installed as president of Greek club after his father buys it

Ionikos have themselves a very fresh face in the boardroom.

'She'd kill me!' Sonia O'Sullivan has no doubt who'd win a race between her and Sophie

Sixteen-year-old Sophie won 800m silver for Ireland at the European U18s earlier this month.

Nibali undergoes back surgery after crashing out of Le Tour, hopes to be fit for La Vuelta

His team says the four-time Grand Tour winner is due back in training “in a few days” after surgery on his 10th vertebrae.

Australian golfer, 36, enters palliative care after third battle with cancer

‘He has reached his limit, and the docs have finally agreed that they can no longer strive for a positive outcome.’

LeBron James opens a new public school for at-risk kids in his hometown of Akron, Ohio

By 2022, the I Promise School will house nearly 1,000 children.

'I might not be the same man coming out of it': Bellew says Usyk fight would have to be his last

Bellew in line to face the undisputed cruiserweight world champ later this year.

Disappointment for Ireland as Nguyen and Magees beaten at Badminton World Championships

Nguyen loses men’s singles clash against fifth seed Srikanth Kidambi.

'You cannot replace Coutinho' - Klopp

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is glad none of his recent signings will have to operate with the pressure of being the ‘new’ Philippe Coutinho.

Emotional Andy Murray makes triumphant hardcourt return

Former world number one Andy Murray overcame rain delays and a gruelling three-setter to prevail 3-6 6-4 7-5 on Monday.

Other - Monday 30 July, 2018

'It's been a long enough aul' road': Ruby Walsh opens Galway Races with a win on return from injury

Forced to pull out of Cheltenham prematurely, Walsh was well and truly back on song in Ballybrit.

Olympic gold medallist dies in jet-skiing accident aged 38

The body of Norwegian cross-country skiier Vibeke Skofterud was found by rescuers on Sunday.

Fury claims negotiations for world-title fight with Wilder are 'very close to being done' Two Big Men This post contains videos

Fury claims negotiations for world-title fight with Wilder are 'very close to being done'

Tyson Fury claims it’s likely that he’ll face the American WBC champion in December.

BT Sport reportedly set to lose rights to show UFC and NBA

Eleven Sports set to snap up UFC rights for Ireland and Britain.

Ireland's Chloe and Sam Magee win their World Championship opener in Nanjing

The Magees beat Kristensen and Jorgensen of Denmark on Monday morning.

Good weekend for Lowry and McDowell boosts hopes of securing PGA Tour cards

Dustin Johnson won the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey.

English-born sprinter Leon Reid named in Ireland's European Championship squad

Reid won both the 100m and 200m national titles in Santry at the weekend.

Hearn ready to give Deontay Wilder $8 million to fight Whyte, not Joshua

“It will make fortunes for the pair of them.”

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport Addiction

Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport

He said that he was concerned when he read some of the cases of gambling among sporting athletes.

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Brian Lawler among three former pro-wrestlers to die in one day

Nikolai Volkoff and Brickhouse Brown also died yesterday.

Other - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Ireland top their pool despite England defeat as Hockey World Cup quarter-final looms

Ireland will play either India or Italy in their quarter-final.

Thomas Barr runs championship best time as he storms to an eighth national title in Santry Results This post contains videos

Thomas Barr runs championship best time as he storms to an eighth national title in Santry

Ciara Mageean claimed an 800m and 1500m double on day two at the Irish Life Health National Senior Athletics Championships.

'You're living my dream': Classy Connor shares reverence for Taylor in champion's changing room Icon This post contains videos

'You're living my dream': Classy Connor shares reverence for Taylor in champion's changing room

Connor didn’t hide her admiration for Taylor as the fighters embraced following the Irishwoman’s third-round victory.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

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

Geraint Thomas celebrates Tour de France triumph as Norway's Kristoff claims final stage

The Welshman finished the race in Paris with a near two-minute lead on Dutch rival Tom Dumoulin to secure his first yellow jersey.

Cruise Control! Hamilton claims dominant win at Hungarian Grand Prix to extend championship lead

Lewis Hamilton came home just over 17 seconds ahead of title rival Sebastian Vettel to score his fifth win of the season.

'Us against the world' - Froome says abuse worked in Team Sky's favour

Chris Froome said Team Sky were united by the abuse they have been subjected to during the Tour de France.

Getting your van jammed outside Dalymount, dodgy adidas boots 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.

The battle for supremacy between Match and Shoot and more of the week's best sportswriting

Some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

Parker loses out in heavyweight scrap with Whyte

Despite being knocked down in the last round, Dillian Whyte defeated Joseph Parker by unanimous decision.