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Sam Watson and Tullabeg Flamenco make positive start to Dressage event
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Sam Watson and Tullabeg Flamenco make positive start to Dressage event

15 minutes ago 272 Views 1 Comment

The pair placed 14th after session one in Tokyo.

Lakers land Westbrook in blockbuster NBA deal
# Russell Athletic
# Russell Athletic

Lakers land Westbrook in blockbuster NBA deal

50 minutes ago 1,703 Views 2 Comments

He’ll form an impressive ‘Big Three’ with LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

Annalise Murphy misses out on Laser Radial medal race
# Sailing
# Sailing

Annalise Murphy misses out on Laser Radial medal race

55 minutes ago 2,463 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove sit 14th overall in the 49er class.

‘I didn’t quit’ – Simone Biles provides response to her critics
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

‘I didn’t quit’ – Simone Biles provides response to her critics

1 hour ago 2,196 Views 2 Comments

The four-time defending Olympic champion pulled out of the team final and the individual all-around final.

Ireland hockey team suffer huge blow to quarter-final hopes as India strike late
# Green Army
# Green Army

Ireland hockey team suffer huge blow to quarter-final hopes as India strike late

1 hour ago 9,959 Views 4 Comments

The Green Army conclude their group against reigning champions Great Britain on Friday.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

1 hour ago 2,749 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how to arrange your weekend.

Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track
# Update
# Update

Olympic Breakfast: Walsh guarantees another medal for Ireland but mixed fortunes on the track

2 hours ago 20,746 Views 1 Comment

Belfast boxer Walsh provided a memorable moment on another busy morning for Team Ireland in Tokyo.

Furlong and the Lions pack set for another Rumble in the Jungle
# Theme
# Theme

Furlong and the Lions pack set for another Rumble in the Jungle

2 hours ago 2,418 Views 0 Comments

The Irish tighthead was pleased with his side’s set-piece effort in the first Test.

'Crazy and surreal' – Hong Kong's Siobhan Haughey finishes second in 100m freestyle
# Taking Silver
# Taking Silver

'Crazy and surreal' – Hong Kong's Siobhan Haughey finishes second in 100m freestyle

2 hours ago 4,490 Views 1 Comment

The grand-niece of former Taoiseach Charles J Haughey has been a revelation in Tokyo.

'The people who love Irish football should be proud of this team. The best is yet to come'
# BUOYANT
# BUOYANT

'The people who love Irish football should be proud of this team. The best is yet to come'

3 hours ago 4,162 Views 3 Comments

Bohemians manager Keith Long is buoyant after his side set up a clash with PAOK in the third qualifying round of the Europa Conference League.

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Belfast boxer Aidan Walsh secures Olympic medal with quarter-final win

Updated 3 hours ago 15,572 Views 11 Comments

Walsh beat Mervin Clair of Mauritius in his quarter-final bout.

Wang steals show to become first 200m medley champion since Phelps
# Swimming
# Swimming

Wang steals show to become first 200m medley champion since Phelps

4 hours ago 2,791 Views 0 Comments

Wang was the top seed for the 200m after an impressive showing in the semi-final.

Thomas Barr advances to semi-finals of 400m hurdles
# Qualified
# Qualified

Thomas Barr advances to semi-finals of 400m hurdles

4 hours ago 5,077 Views 3 Comments

Barr finished second in his heat to world record holder Karsten Warholm of Norway.

Kellie Harrington delivers impressive performance on Olympic debut
# Classy
# Classy

Kellie Harrington delivers impressive performance on Olympic debut

5 hours ago 4,715 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin fighter comfortably saw off the challenge of Italy’s Rebecca Nicoli.

Disappointing start to Olympic athletics events as Irish athletes fall short in 800m heats
# Not To Be
# Not To Be

Disappointing start to Olympic athletics events as Irish athletes fall short in 800m heats

5 hours ago 6,950 Views 3 Comments

Nadia Power, Louise Shanahan and Síofra Cléirigh Büttner were all in action at the Japan National Stadium.

Yesterday’s News

Van Dijk and Gomez make long-awaited Liverpool returns in pre-season defeat
# Virgil Through Hell
# Virgil Through Hell

Van Dijk and Gomez make long-awaited Liverpool returns in pre-season defeat

10 hours ago 6,619 Views 7 Comments

The Reds were beaten 4-3 by Hertha Berlin in Austria.

Georgie Kelly at the double as Bohs cruise on another famous European night
# Dominant
# Dominant

Georgie Kelly at the double as Bohs cruise on another famous European night

11 hours ago 21,256 Views 15 Comments

Keith Long’s side set up third qualifying round clash with PAOK after making light work of F91 Dudelange with 4-0 aggregate win.

More competition for Randolph as West Ham sign PSG goalkeeper on loan
# Crowded House
# Crowded House

More competition for Randolph as West Ham sign PSG goalkeeper on loan

11 hours ago 8,365 Views 8 Comments

Alphonse Areola has been signed ahead of the Hammers’ added European commitments.

Saldier defies top-weight to clinch Galway hurdle and land huge double for Mullins
# Champ Champ
# Champ Champ

Saldier defies top-weight to clinch Galway hurdle and land huge double for Mullins

11 hours ago 2,366 Views 0 Comments

Mullins saddled his third winner of the Galway Hurdle in just four years today.

Man United cancel pre-season game with Preston over suspected Covid cases
# Precaution
# Precaution

Man United cancel pre-season game with Preston over suspected Covid cases

12 hours ago 3,788 Views 2 Comments

United were due to travel to Deepdale at the weekend to continue their preparations for the new season.

RTÉ respond to 'inaccurate and misleading claims' about their Olympics coverage in Northern Ireland
# Statement
# Statement

RTÉ respond to 'inaccurate and misleading claims' about their Olympics coverage in Northern Ireland

12 hours ago 39,725 Views 50 Comments

Some politicians say it is ‘unfair’ and ‘unacceptable’ that RTÉ’s coverage is unavailable in Northern Ireland.

Late, late Patching goal seals comeback Dundalk victory against Levadia Tallinn
# Another European Tale
# Another European Tale

Late, late Patching goal seals comeback Dundalk victory against Levadia Tallinn

13 hours ago 8,025 Views 4 Comments

Vinny Perth’s side will face Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem in the next round.

Troy Parrott returns to League One on loan deal from Spurs
# Parrott Takes Flight
# Parrott Takes Flight

Troy Parrott returns to League One on loan deal from Spurs

13 hours ago 11,903 Views 20 Comments

The striker will spend next season at MK Dons.

'I'd do it again exactly' - Hamilton defends move which caused Verstappen crash
# No Regrets
# No Regrets

'I'd do it again exactly' - Hamilton defends move which caused Verstappen crash

13 hours ago 3,343 Views 7 Comments

Verstappen was taken to hospital after the incident in the British Grand Prix.

'It’s heartbreaking to have to pull out' - Puspure withdraws from Olympic B final due to illness
# Unfortunate
# Unfortunate

'It’s heartbreaking to have to pull out' - Puspure withdraws from Olympic B final due to illness

14 hours ago 11,172 Views 3 Comments

The 39-year-old says she had not been feeling well over the past few days.

Irish rugby is 'far from out of the woods' warns IRFU at its AGM
# Finances
# Finances

Irish rugby is 'far from out of the woods' warns IRFU at its AGM

14 hours ago 4,870 Views 3 Comments

CEO Philip Browne told the union’s AGM that is still in financial crisis.

FAI chief Hill targets World Cup wins and opens up on 'emotion' of Irish football
# FAI
# FAI

FAI chief Hill targets World Cup wins and opens up on 'emotion' of Irish football

Updated 16 hours ago 8,766 Views 3 Comments

Chief executive says he will push government hard to have 25,000 fans in Aviva Stadium for games against Azerbaijan and Serbia which he admits ‘Ireland have to win’.

World Rugby to engage with SA Rugby over 'nature' of Erasmus comments
# Furore
# Furore

World Rugby to engage with SA Rugby over 'nature' of Erasmus comments

16 hours ago 11,707 Views 16 Comments

An hour-long video features a host of complaints by the Springboks’ director of rugby.

The42 Rugby Weekly - Lions v 'Boks II: Rassie Logs On
# This Time It's Personal
# This Time It's Personal

The42 Rugby Weekly - Lions v 'Boks II: Rassie Logs On

17 hours ago 1,426 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss Rassie’s hour-long state-of-officiating address ahead of the second Lions Test.

'The refs have the hardest job in the game' - Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones
# Scrutiny
# Scrutiny

'The refs have the hardest job in the game' - Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones

17 hours ago 5,054 Views 0 Comments

The Welshman opted against commenting on Rassie Erasmus’ remarkable video.

'There's definitely question marks over both sets of backs' - an Ulster final with emphasis on attack
# The42 GAA Weekly
# The42 GAA Weekly

'There's definitely question marks over both sets of backs' - an Ulster final with emphasis on attack

18 hours ago 2,550 Views 0 Comments

Kerry legend Marc Ó Sé joined The42 GAA Weekly to look ahead to big weekend of football.

The42 GAA Weekly: What Paudie Clifford has added to the Kerry attack
# Membership Highlights
# Membership Highlights

The42 GAA Weekly: What Paudie Clifford has added to the Kerry attack

19 hours ago 900 Views 0 Comments

A free clip from the latest episode of The42 GAA Weekly as Kerry legend Marc Ó Sé analyses the impact of the Fossa ace.

Alex Ferguson ‘thrilled and honoured’ as Aberdeen plan statue
# No Doubt About That
# No Doubt About That

Alex Ferguson ‘thrilled and honoured’ as Aberdeen plan statue

19 hours ago 3,349 Views 4 Comments

Sculptor Andy Edwards will craft a bronze likeness of the former Dons and Manchester United boss.

Bigger crowds set to be allowed into Croke Park for All-Ireland finals
# Golden Tickets
# Golden Tickets

Bigger crowds set to be allowed into Croke Park for All-Ireland finals

19 hours ago 20,104 Views 11 Comments

Expanded capacity for the All-Ireland semi-finals, and for Ireland’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers, are also under consideration.

McIlroy backs Simone Biles '100%' over Olympic withdrawal
# Head Space
# Head Space

McIlroy backs Simone Biles '100%' over Olympic withdrawal

20 hours ago 7,013 Views 6 Comments

McIlroy hails Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles for prioritising their mental health.

McIlroy and Lowry off the early pace as Austria's Straka hits the front
# Teed Off
# Teed Off

McIlroy and Lowry off the early pace as Austria's Straka hits the front

Updated 20 hours ago 13,532 Views 7 Comments

Austria’s Sepp Straka holds the clubhouse lead on eight-under after a lightning-hit opening round.

Shane Ryan sets new Irish record in 100m butterfly heats
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Shane Ryan sets new Irish record in 100m butterfly heats

20 hours ago 5,570 Views 1 Comment

Ryan sets new Irish record of 52.52 seconds but falls short of a place in tomorrow morning’s semi-finals.

After Rio exploits, big hopes to raise the Barr in 'one of the hottest events on the track'
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

After Rio exploits, big hopes to raise the Barr in 'one of the hottest events on the track'

21 hours ago 6,279 Views 2 Comments

Thomas Barr loves rising to the occasion of a big championships. It’s time to do so at the 2020 Olympic Games.

Wayne Rooney apologises to family and Derby after hotel images with women emerge
# Mea Culpa
# Mea Culpa

Wayne Rooney apologises to family and Derby after hotel images with women emerge

21 hours ago 74,528 Views 41 Comments

The images were circulated on Sunday, gaining attention on social media and appeared to show Rooney asleep with women beside him.

Irish sailors Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove disqualified from today's races in Tokyo
# Setback
# Setback

Irish sailors Robert Dickson and Sean Waddilove disqualified from today's races in Tokyo

Updated 21 hours ago 12,124 Views 5 Comments

The 49er team’s harness was deemed to be overweight.

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