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Thursday 26 November, 2015

Cracker from Benteke secures Liverpool’s spot in last 32 of Europa League

Big Belgian’s strike on halftime proves difference as Reds advance with a game to spare.

David Goldblatt’s ‘The Game of Our Lives’ named William Hill Sports Book of the Year

British football study takes home the world’s richest literary sports writing prize.

70-year-old Caitlín Bent is Ireland’s oldest mountain runner – and isn’t stopping anytime soon

The Dubliner has spent exactly half her life racing up and down the mountains of Ireland.

Simon Mignolet’s ludicrous time-wasting led directly to a Bordeaux goal

The Reds lead 2-1 thanks to goals from James Milner and Christian Benteke.

This impossible piece of football trivia is driving people absolutely insane

Now we’re beginning to think that there’s no legit answer…

Red hot Harry Kane heads Spurs into the Europa League knockout rounds

A 1-0 win in Baku sees Mauricio Pochettino’s side into the Round of 32.

We’ll Leave It There So: Madigan’s future up in the air, defeat for Ireland and today’s sport

Plus, another victory for John Joe Nevin and Jack Grealish is back in the bold corner at Aston Villa.

As it happened: Liverpool v Bordeaux, Europa League

Could Liverpool book their place in the Europa League knockout rounds? We had live minute-by-minute coverage.

Potentially bad news for Richie Towell as Man United loan out striker to Brighton

Chris Hughton has bolstered his attacking options by bringing James Wilson to the club.

IAAF chief Sebastian Coe steps down as paid Nike ambassador due to ‘conflict of interest’

The former Olympian had previously resisted calls for him to sever ties with the American sports brand.

Phelan best of the Irish in South Africa as Dunne rescues round

Birthday boy’s late birdies keep him in touch on his debut as full member of European Tour.

Ireland’s hopes of Euro 2017 qualification suffer a setback with home defeat to Spain WNT

Ireland’s hopes of Euro 2017 qualification suffer a setback with home defeat to Spain

Sue Ronan’s team went down 3-0 at Tallaght Stadium this afternoon.

Dublin legend opens up on remarkable days of ‘Heffo’s Army’

Keaveney was famously coaxed out of inter-county retirement by Heffernan, who changed GAA in the capital forever.

Terry and Rooney among the nominees for Fifpro’s 2015 World XI

Ten Premier League players are in contention.

NFL fans set for a Thanksgiving Day feast

Irish fans can enjoy the once yearly experience of American football at a reasonable hour on a Thursday.

The Aviva Premiership’s all-time leading scorer has announced his retirement

Charlie Hodgson is calling it a day at the end of the season.

Russia accepts IAAF ban following ‘state-sponsored doping’ report

It rules Russian athletes out of the World Indoor Championships.

Returning Kearney determined to help ‘get the Leinster ship back on course’

Blown off course by consecutive defeats, Leinster are in desperate need of a win tomorrow evening.

Pienaar set to win his 100th cap against Leinster

The northern province will blood four new faces for the clash with Leinster.

Rob Kearney back for Leinster as they prepare for Ulster clash

Leo Cullen has also made another change to the half-back line.

Paul Redmond has already taken the first step on his road back to the UFC

The Dubliner has moved on to another organisation.

NFL star ‘stable’ after being shot twice in the head

Stedman Bailey is in intensive care after Tuesday’s incident.

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French international playing in Mexico gives a masterclass in overhead kicks

Andre-Pierre Gignac has found a new lease of life since moving to Tigres.

‘Unprofessional’ Grealish now dropped from Villa matchday squad for his partying

New manager Remi Garde has left the youngster out for Saturday’s Premier League meeting with Watford.

5 things to look out for in tonight’s Europa League matches

Liverpool and Spurs can both clinch qualification with the Reds hosting Bordeaux at Anfield and Tottenham making the trip to Azerbaijan.

Magnificent 7 for John Joe Nevin as he remains undefeated as a pro

The Westmeath boxer beat Greg Coverson Jr last night.

Commercials quietly confident of causing a Munster upset

Clonmel are just an hour away from becoming the first ever Tipperary side to win a Munster football title.

Conor McGregor highlights just how much Cathal Pendred did for Irish MMA

The interim featherweight champion has heaped praise on his SBG team-mate.

‘If ye beat Cuala I’ll eat my hand, ye haven’t a hope’ – locals already writing off Wexford champions

Negativity doesn’t bother veteran Oulart-The Ballagh defender Roche, who feels that all the pressure is on the opposition.

‘He looked awful’ – Keane believes Rooney needs to focus less on WWE, more on football

Roy Keane hit out at the Manchester United captain’s fitness, leadership and off-field activities.

Ian Madigan: I’m waiting on my agent to come back to me on what interest is out there

The Ireland out-half admits it would be hard to leave Leinster but is keeping his options open.

15 Irish sporting facts which illustrate how long it’s been since Jose Aldo was beaten

It was 10 years ago today when he suffered his only loss.

Rochford finalises his Mayo management team

Ex-Ireland rugby international Gavin Duffy part of proposed setup along with the likes of Tony McEntee and Maurice Horan.

This Dubliner had a big chance to close in on a UFC deal last night

Artem Lobov was in quarter-final action on The Ultimate Fighter.

Move to England is Towell’s first choice despite offers from the US, Poland and Turkey

The SSE Airtricity League’s Player of the Year is weighing up all his options before deciding on his next club.

Wednesday 25 November, 2015

The NBA is drooling over a 19-year-old Australian who looks ready to dominate after just 4 games

The NBA Draft is still almost seven months away but some fans are getting very excited.

Mario Mandzukic seals qualification for Juve as Man City beaten in Turin

Manuel Pellegrini’s side have already assured themselves of a place in the knock-out stages.

Sean O’Brien wants to remain at Leinster but admits lure of ‘attractive’ offers from abroad

The Ireland flanker is happy at the province but accepts big-money offers from abroad are difficult to turn away.