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'There's more important things in life than sport' - Joe Canning hails Davy Fitz return

Canning says the real victory was seeing the Clare boss return to the sideline after a recent health scare.

Cork champions Glen Rovers come from 11 points down to claim thrilling win over Sarsfields

Erins Own saw off St Finbarr’s in yesterday’s other senior hurling tie on Leeside.

Cristiano Ronaldo joins Conor McGregor at Las Vegas training camp ahead of UFC 202 MMA

All Blacks extend Hansen's contract through to 2019 World Cup

Joe Schmidt may stick around a little longer then.

Pre-season Manchester derby cancelled because of state of the pitch

Manchester’s City and United will not meet in a pre-season friendly in Beijing after torrential rain made the pitch unplayable.

Ireland U21 youngster buzzing after stunning goal against Premier League champions Memorable Moment This post contains videos

Ireland U21 youngster buzzing after stunning goal against Premier League champions

The Celtic starlet made a big impression against Leicester City at the weekend.

WNBA reverses penalties against players who showed support for shooting victims

WNBA reverses penalties against players who showed support for shooting victims

Each organisation was fined $5,000 and players were each given a $500 penalty.

'Snubbing Barca for Man City was the best decision for me'

The Spain forward moved to the Etihad Stadium for £13.8 million in June.

Wayne Rooney dreaming of becoming a manager

The striker is keen not to walk away from football when he finally hangs up his boots.

Sunday 24 July, 2016

David Moyes and Sunderland players forced to make emergency plane landing

The Eastern Airways Flight was scheduled to fly from Newcastle to Geneva.

Irish-qualified MLS midfielder scores cracker in New York Derby Take A Bow This post contains videos

Irish-qualified MLS midfielder scores cracker in New York Derby

Tommy McNamara is on the FAI’s radar and recently expressed an interest in representing the Boys in Green.

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Bryan Keane

The 35-year-old Cork man is preparing for his first Games.

Ronnie Whelan: Liverpool will finish in the top four

The Irish footballing legend is backing the Reds to continue their progress under Jurgen Klopp.

Galway silence the doubters, plenty for Waterford to work on — Sunday hurling talking points

Plus we take a look at what went wrong for Clare after such a positive start to the year.

Barcelona in talks with 32-goal striker, agent confirms

The Camp Nou side have made a move for the 32-year-old in their hunt for attacking reinforcements.

It’s Sunday so here are 11 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how all the action of the last seven days looked through a lens.

From TheJournal.ie A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit Battleground

A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit

The 214-page complaint which outlines the basis of the case alleges a host of failings on WWE’s part.

'Disgraceful' - Russian doping whistle-blower barred from Rio Olympics

800m runner Yuliya Stepanova has been running under a neutral flag at recent events.

Australia set to boycott Rio Olympics athletes village

The team’s officials said they have raised their concerns with local organisers.

Chris Froome wins third Tour de France, Ireland's Dan Martin finishes in top 10

The British cyclist finished ahead of Frenchman Romain Bardet in second and Nairo Quintana of Colombia in third.

'The most important thing in life is life' - Davy Fitz reflects on 'tough week'

The Clare boss saw his side lose out in today’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final.

Canning-inspired Galway see off Clare to progress to All-Ireland semi-final

The Tribesmen were deserved winners over Davy Fitzgerald’s side in Thurles.

China chaos has Mourinho pining for home comforts

The Red Devils take on Man City at 12.30pm Irish time tomorrow.

Meet Ireland's Olympic Team: Paddy Barnes

Team Ireland’s flag-bearer is vying to make history on his third appearance at the Games.

Waterford cruise past Wexford to book All-Ireland SHC semi-final spot

The Déise ran out 10-point winners and will face Kilkenny as a result.

Kolo Toure officially joins Celtic from Liverpool

The defender has linked up with former Reds boss Brendan Rodgers.

Limerick book All-Ireland minor semi-final place with win over Wexford

The Shannonsiders saw off the beaten Leinster finalists by eight points.

Russia escapes blanket ban from 2016 Olympics

An IOC statement released today said it “was guided by a fundamental rule of the Olympic Charter to protect clean athletes and the integrity of sport”.

As it happened: Galway v Clare, All-Ireland SHC quarter-final

The Tribesmen and the Banner faced-off for a place in the last four.

Messi cuts short holiday and he (and his new blonde hair) could now feature in Dublin friendly

The Catalan giants head for a training camp in England next week, before playing Celtic at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday.

As it happened: Waterford v Wexford, All-Ireland SHC quarter-final

The curtain-raiser at Semple Stadium threw-in at 2pm.

Australian Rules footballer kicks his own leg so hard he breaks it in two places Terrible Luck This post contains videos

Australian Rules footballer kicks his own leg so hard he breaks it in two places

Western Bulldogs midfielder Mitch Wallis suffered the horrific injuries during their game with St Kilda.

‘It’s the greatest athlete the world has ever seen and he’s refusing to go to the Olympics’ Interview This post contains videos

‘It’s the greatest athlete the world has ever seen and he’s refusing to go to the Olympics’

Journalist Richard Askwith chats to The42 about his new book on the legendary Czechoslovak long-distance runner Emil Zatopek.

Kendrick Lamar loves a Zaytoons! It's the sporting tweets of the week

Padraig Harrington, Sean Cronin and Aisling Daly also feature.

Behind-the-goal footage of Wicklow goalkeeper pulling off super save Cracking Stop This post contains videos

Behind-the-goal footage of Wicklow goalkeeper pulling off super save

Kim Connors made a crucial stop as her team went through in the All-Ireland intermediate championship yesterday.

'He made us ruthless and loved a few pints with the lads': Big Sam's life in Limerick

Sam Allardyce was a player-coach in the Treaty County for just one season and Barry Ryan was a young, impressionable member of the team.

Guardiola brushes off suggestions he won't shake Mourinho's hand ahead of first Manchester derby

The rival managers face off with their new clubs in a friendly in Beijing tomorrow.

Ex-UFC champion Holly Holm suffers shock defeat to Valentina Shevchenko

That’s back-to-back losses now for the woman who ended Ronda Rousey’s unbeaten record.

The world champion Irish wrestler, Michelle Smith revisited and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, why the 1916 Philadelphia A’s might have been the worst team ever.

Francie Barrett: 'If I had the facilities they have today, I would have won a silver medal'

Twenty years on from being Ireland’s flag-bearer at the Olympics, the Galway native talks about his memories from Atlanta, his early retirement from boxing, and the portrayal of Tyson Fury.