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Today’s News

'I’m almost in despair' - Brian Kerr slams FAI's proposals for reform

In a wide-ranging interview, the former Irish boss flags his concerns with the FAI’s new rules and how little respect he has for those that got Irish football into this mess.

Ireland U21 star extends Brighton deal, joins Millwall on season-long loan

Jayson Molumby will be hoping to pick up first team football at The Den this year.

NFL teams consulting with artificial intelligence to figure out how much they should pay players

The system has thus far determined that running backs are often overpaid by millions of dollars.

'Tuesday nights, James was always out' - Genia backs newly mature O'Connor to shine for Wallabies

Will Genia believes James O’Connor will grasp his chance if a six-year Wallabies exile comes to an end when Australia face Argentina.

Podium drama as rival refuses to stand alongside controversial Olympic champion Silent Protest This post contains videos

Podium drama as rival refuses to stand alongside controversial Olympic champion

It got heated as Britain’s Duncan Scott declined to shake the hand of Chinese star Sun Yang, who has been branded a ‘drug cheat’.

'Who ever thought there would be an Open champion going home to Clara?'

Shane Lowry is still in dreamland after lifting the Claret Jug on Sunday.

Samoa's Joe Tekori in shock retirement just months before World Cup

The Toulouse lock won’t be involved in the Pool A clash against Ireland.

Stevie McKenna will seek a third straight pro victory on Saturday week

The light-welterweight has won his first two professional contests inside the opening round.

'I was watching these girls on TV this time last year. Suddenly, you're up on the podium beside them'

It’s been a remarkable rise to the top for leading Irish triathlete Carolyn Hayes, whose Olympic dream is well and truly alive.

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Chelsea spoil Barcelona debuts for Griezmann and De Jong

Goals from Tammy Abraham and Ross Barkley earned Frank Lampard’s side a 2-1 friendly win.

From the Leaving Cert to the European Games in 5 days: Appiah scaling new heights for Longford

‘The thing is you get big support from people online, but at the events themselves there needs to be more bodies there.’

Hyland, Greene post new Irish records, but fall agonisingly short in World semis

Brendan Hyland set a new Irish record, but was .07 seconds shy of an Olympic standard.

FAI staff go public to pile further pressure on President Donal Conway

Trade union SIPTU have called his comment refusing to rule out job losses at the Association ‘unacceptable.’

All Blacks fired up for Wellington revenge against 'Boks

South Africa’s only win in eight Tests against the world champions came in New Zealand’s capital.

How the irrepressible Ryan McHugh torched the Kerry defence from deep

The Kilcar flyer was directly responsible for 1-8 in one of his greatest ever displays in the Donegal jersey.

'It's almost done' - Lille expect £70m-rated Man United and Liverpool target to leave

Star forward Nicolas Pepe looks to be on his way out of the French club this summer.

Kleyn 'behind the eight ball' as he bids to force his way into Schmidt's plans

The Munster second row is one of two uncapped players in Ireland’s extended World Cup training squad.

McCarthy confirms Portsmouth winger's intention to declare for Ireland

Pompey recently spent an undisclosed fee to sign Marcus Harness on a three-year deal from Burton Albion.

Guardiola hits back at 'false' claim of disrespect from Chinese media

China’s state news agency Xinhua ran a lengthy piece complaining about City’s treatment of fans and press.

From Royal Ascot to the Kingdom, Frankie Dettori's summer reign is remarkable

The Italian’s incredible career continues, writes Donn McClean.

Shaw: 'For sure this season it will be a new United'

Luke Shaw and Manchester United are determined to get back to the top of English and European football.

Zidane claims Bale 'didn't want to play' as Real Madrid transfer drama continues

The manager has denied disrespecting the winger.

Liverpool-linked Fekir completes transfer to Real Betis

After nearly moving to Anfield in the summer of 2018, the France playmaker will head to Spain to compete in La Liga.

'There's nothing new there we haven't seen before' - Ex-Tipp boss ahead of Wexford semi-final

Michael Ryan says his county has faced this style of hurling in the past, but stresses they can’t rely on that record to get a result on Sunday.

'It would have been disappointing to come out with nothing - but we still have to win in Castlebar'

Donegal’s captain fantastic Michael Murphy saved the day with a last-gasp free against Kerry. But it’s all about the next day.

Yesterday’s News

'Does being gay mean you can’t be a good footballer? No. So let's crack on' - Dyche

The Burnley boss says nobody in his dressing room would have an issue with the sexuality of a team-mate.

'Brendan Rodgers stepped in. I owe a thank you to him' - Griffiths on depression battle

The Scotland international has encouraged others who struggle with their mental health to open up.

Ronaldo will not face charges over alleged rape in USA

The Juventus player has denied allegations of sexual assault.

Analysis: Springboks' clever scrum attacks echo Schmidt's plays

Pieter-Steph du Toit made two similar linebreaks in the Boks’ win over the Wallabies.

Manchester United academy reshuffle brings new role for Nicky Butt

Nick Cox takes over Butt’s former role as academy head and they will report to John Murtough.

From Offaly is the place to be tomorrow night as Shane Lowry's homecoming is confirmed On The Road Again

Offaly is the place to be tomorrow night as Shane Lowry's homecoming is confirmed

The champion golfer will make his return to Clara at 6pm tomorrow.

One in, one out at Sligo as young midfielder joins on loan from English League One side

In a setback, however, 19-year-old Liam Kerrigan departs for UCD.

The people's champion: Dream season propels Shane Lowry to rarefied heights

A player for the big occasion, the Clara man has hit the form of his life having endured a worrying slide down the rankings.

'He's really been through the mill' - Irish midfielder requires three operations due to blood poisoning

Cambridge United midfielder Gary Deegan spent 10 days in hospital as a result of the condition.

Poll: Should the Croke Park Super 8s games be moved to provincial venues? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Croke Park Super 8s games be moved to provincial venues?

Ex-Dublin footballer Ciarán Whelan made the suggestion on The Sunday Game.

Bohemians boost striker options with signing of Andre Wright

The English forward joins after a trial period which included an appearance in the 1-1 draw with Chelsea.

Son of France legend Lilian Thuram signs for German top-flight club

The 21-year-old striker has joined Borussia Monchengladbach from Guingamp.

TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph

Elsewhere, a Sky commentator claimed Lowry as British while Rory McIlroy was left on the verge of tears after a cruel return to Royal Portrush.

Irish striker relishes 'surreal' experience playing against Ronaldo and Buffon in front of 50,000

Dubliner Troy Parrott started Tottenham’s pre-season friendly against Juventus in Singapore on Sunday.

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