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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 22 May, 2018

We’ll Leave It There So: McIlroy stumbles, failed drugs test in Irish athletics and today’s sport

Also featuring Colombia’s success, swapping of shorts and a championship debut in Cork.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s sports news…

World Cup

  • Colombia recorded a 2-1 win over the Ivory Coast thanks to goals from James Rodriguez and Juan Quintero.
  • Luis Suarez starts for Uruguay in their clash against an unchanged England in Sao Paulo at 8pm. Follow the game with our liveblog here.
  • Japan v Greece is the third game of the night. It kicks off at 11pm.

Mikko Ilonen Mikko Ilonen after his birdie on the ninth. Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO


Horse Racing - The Royal Ascot Meeting 2014 - Day Three - Ascot Racecourse Joseph O'Brien with Leading Light. Source: PA Wire/Press Association Images


The best thing we shared

Croatia’s Ivan Rakotic and Stephane Mbia of Cameroon swap shorts after their World Cup group game in the early hours of this morning.

Where we were today

Fintan O’Toole was at the Gibson Hotel to speak to Dublin’s Jim Gavin and Michael Dara Macaulay.

Michael Darragh Macauley Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

The fixture list

Japan face Greece in the late match (11pm) in Natal with both Group C sides aiming to bounce back from defeats  in their opening games.

Tomorrow, we’ve got Italy v Costa Rica at 5pm before Group E’s top two Switzerland and France meet at 8pm, then Honduras take on Ecuador.

Showbiz, Baby!

The Colombian team have already claimed the prize for best dance routine at this World Cup.

“What’s a Tinder?”


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