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Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Woods winning a 15th major would be 'the greatest comeback in sport' – Faldo

“I didn’t think he had a hope in hell of winning another major… and now you have to say he does.”

John Kiely: 'I was very resolute in myself in my determination that wouldn’t be the case this year'

After losing both championship in 2017, the Limerick boss has brought them to the All-Ireland final in 2018.

'I don't know what he's been doing for six weeks' - Tony Adams blasts new Arsenal boss Emery

The former Gunners captain says the current Arsenal team is ‘nowhere near’ a title challenge at the moment.

Folau won't alter aerial approach despite ban for challenge on O'Mahony

“I’ll have the same mindset in attacking the ball in the air and obviously making good decisions around that.”

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Stephen Rochford commits to fourth season in charge of Mayo

Rochford is understood to have informed members of the Mayo squad last week.

Clashes of recent champions the standout ties in draws for Cork senior club knockout stages

The third round draws were made last night on Leeside.

'Certain amount of racism' behind Sterling criticism - Ian Wright

Raheem Sterling was subjected to a lot of criticism prior to the World Cup.

Munster coaches spend off-season in New Zealand in search of missing 1%

Jerry Flannery linked up with Ronan O’Gara at the Crusaders and Felix Jones spent time with the Hurricanes.

'He's very vocal. That helps me and everyone in the back line' - Van Dijk praises Alisson impact

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk lauded the arrival of Brazil international Alisson at Anfield.

'That we managed to bring Ronaldo to Juventus is something exceptional' – Nedved

Juventus vice-president and former star player Pavel Nedved is excited about the future after Cristiano Ronaldo swapped Real Madrid for Turin.

Sean O'Brien and JVDF expected back before Leinster open European defence

Dan Leavy is also due back in time for the Champions Cup after a bruising campaign in which he won everything on offer.

'It's a World Cup year': Van Graan expects to see less of Munster's internationals this season

The Munster head coach understands the importance of the player welfare policy.

Petr Cech got on a fierce high horse in a Twitter row with Bayer Leverkusen

The Bundesliga club are fans of their former player Bernd Leno and weren’t afraid to make a case for his inclusion.

Monday 13 August, 2018

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Melo joins the Houston Rockets after woeful OKC season

The former Knicks star had a torrid time in OKC and gets to Houston via a brief connection with Atlanta.

Leinster install Hogan as contact skills coach

The former St Mary’s man will coach tackle and ruck technique with the senior side and age grade teams.

'Critical safety systems' issue forces Spurs to push back opening of new stadium

Spurs were due to host Liverpool on 15 September and an NFL fixture a month later, but matches will now move to Wembley.

Holders Cork City to host non-league opposition in FAI Cup second round

The draw for the last-16 of the competition has thrown up just one all-Premier Division tie.

'I left my friends’ Whatsapp group the week before the 2013 final thinking, 'I can’t have any distractions''

Dublin defender Jack McCaffrey has learned that taking a more relaxed approach helps him perform on the big days.

Beale backs Hodge to fill Wallabies' centre gap for All Blacks clash

Samu Kerevi, who played 13 through the June series with Ireland, will miss out through injury.

Irish trio reach finals as European Para Swimming Champs open in Dublin

Europe’s best are in Ireland this week.

Wexford Youths snatch dramatic Champions League win over Linfield with last kick of the game Neighbours This post contains videos

Wexford Youths snatch dramatic Champions League win over Linfield with last kick of the game

Kylie Murphy was the hero in this afternoon’s game at Seaview.

John Meyler: 'If you don’t win the All-Ireland, then it has been a failure. That’s how people perceive it.'

The Cork boss is hopeful his side can build on this year’s progress.

Analysis: Poor refereeing, Beggan's kickouts, Tyrone's savage work-rate and how they can conquer Dublin

The42 columnist Sean Murphy takes a closer look at Tyrone’s All-Ireland semi-final win over Monaghan yesterday.

'It’s hard to explain, hard to describe. This is something you dream of when you’re a young kid.'

For Tyrone youngsters Michael McKernan and Cathal McShane, yesterday in Croke Park was a victory to savour.

125-cap Spain legend David Silva retires from international football

The Manchester City schemer won the 2010 World Cup as well as two European championships.

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Wrestling legend Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart passes away aged 63

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) confirmed the news in a statement today.

WBC champ Deontay Wilder confirms he'll be in Belfast to watch Tyson Fury on Saturday

Wilder and former champion Fury are expected to clash this winter.

Bjorn Borg's 15-year-old son won another Swedish junior title yesterday

Leo Borg looks on course to follow his father’s footsteps into the pro ranks.

If Limerick don't avoid hype, 'they could be in trouble' - Ex-Galway captain Collins

David Collins feels an All-Ireland victory for Galway this year ‘would be way more impressive’ than their 2017 success.

Former women's boxing champion claims she used PEDs for about 20 of her professional fights

Mia St. John held a world title in 2012 and claims she used a host of PEDs for almost a third of her bouts.

Furyk confirms first eight on US Ryder Cup team, Tiger will have to push for captain's pick

Furyk has seven of the last 10 Major winners in his team to take on Europe in Paris in September.

'He was told if he didn’t play enough games he would struggle to get into the national side'

Daryl Horgan has swapped Preston North End for Hibernian.

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'It was totally his decision, I didn't need to convince Joey to join Munster'

Johann van Graan is excited by the attributes the 22-year-old brings to the southern province.

Papal mass and TV slots factors in Sunday evening fixture in Limerick for All-Ireland U21 hurling final

Cork and Tipperary will head to the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday 26 August.

Hockey the big winner as breakdown of additional €1.5 million funding revealed

17 national sporting bodies to benefit from injection of funding ahead of 2020 Olympics.

'No chance' Willian would have stayed at Chelsea under Conte

If Antonio Conte had remained in charge at Chelsea, Brazil international Willian says he would have left Stamford Bridge.

Ronaldo scores on his Juventus debut as 5,000 fans cram in to see Portuguese superstar Inevitable This post contains videos

Ronaldo scores on his Juventus debut as 5,000 fans cram in to see Portuguese superstar

The 33-year-old was on target as the club’s first team faced their youth side.

Positive news on O'Donnell but several Munster players remain long-term absentees

Johann van Graan issued an injury update as the province prepare for their first pre-season friendly this Friday.

Pep Guardiola tells Benjamin Mendy to tweet less, Mendy tweets his reply

“Mendy is Mendy,” according to Pep. Indeed.

Big blow for Ulster as injury lay-off for Jacob Stockdale is confirmed

The Six Nations record-breaker looks set to be sidelined until October after sustaining a hamstring injury.