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Today’s News

Pogba insists he's motivated by racist abuse, hits back at Twitter trolls

Both the France international and Marcus Rashford have been targeted by racial slurs on social media in the past week.

LIVE: Galway v Mayo, Ladies All-Ireland semi-final

Join us as we bring you all the minute-by-minute action from Croke Park.

Kovalev survives Yarde scare to defend WBO title Battling Performance This post contains videos

Kovalev survives Yarde scare to defend WBO title

The Briton had Kovalev staggering for a short time in Chelyabinsk but could not topple the WBO champion.

Mullan strikes late to secure Ireland's top-tier status at European Hockey Championships

The 3-2 win also ensures Ireland Women’s place in the 2021 edition of the tournament.

Lucas Moura: Manchester City and Liverpool not invincible

After holding City to a draw, the winger thinks Spurs have it in them to press for silverware.

Ireland's shortcomings limit Byrne's chance to show his qualities

The 24-year-old Leinster man started well but struggled more as Ireland crumbled.

James doesn't dive, says Solskjaer after United winger is booked for simulation twice in a week

After yellows against Wolves and Crystal Palace, the Welshman’s manager is concerned that he is getting an undeserved reputation.

'I didn't want to go to prison without having achieved anything in my life'

Dean Fitzpatrick reflects on an incredible 12 months.

'Injuries have taken my joy of NFL away' - Colts star Luck retires Next Chapter This post contains videos

'Injuries have taken my joy of NFL away' - Colts star Luck retires

The 29-year-old made the announcement official on Saturday evening.

'Superman' leads Astana to opening Vuelta stage win

The Kazakh outfit clinched the first stage, sprinting to victory in an opening team time trial.

Keith Treacy's incredible battle with alcohol and depression, and the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite reads from this week.

'I went to Australia but didn't realise how sick Dad was... He must have hidden so much of his pain' Interview This post contains videos

'I went to Australia but didn't realise how sick Dad was... He must have hidden so much of his pain'

Former Cork dual star Angela Walsh speaks to The42 about her decorated inter-county career and the loss of her father Donie to cancer.

'It hurts right now. That's a big score to offer up' - Schmidt looks towards Wales

After a hammering in Twickenham, Ireland must face into a trip to Cardiff next weekend.

Poll: Who will win today's TG4 All-Ireland senior football semi-finals in Croke Park? Rivalries Renewed This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will win today's TG4 All-Ireland senior football semi-finals in Croke Park?

All-Ireland champions Dublin face arch-rivals Cork, and Connacht neighbours Galway and Mayo go head-to-head today.

'I've got to a point with athletics where I want to see how far I can get'

Sarah Healy is one of Ireland’s brightest young talents and is hoping to kick on further when she starts college.

Thomas retakes lead as six fans injured by lightning strikes at Tour Championship

Inclement weather meant the third round was suspended in Georgia.

Yesterday’s News

Keenan's late try seals pre-season win for Leinster in Canada

Leo Cullen’s side made it two pre-season wins from two in Hamilton this evening.

Gatland ready to experiment in next week's warm-up against Ireland

After training in Turkish heat, Gatland is expected to give his fringe players a last chance to cement a place in the 31-man squad.

Eight goals and four red cards as Sligo rally from two down to knock out Limerick

Jason Hughes was among the men sent off after an apparent altercation with a steward.

18-year-old Ireland defender captains Stoke City as Potters fall short against Leeds

Nathan Collins became the club’s youngest captain last week in the League Cup and skippered the side again.

'I'm just thrilled for the players, they're a marvellous bunch of young men'

Liam Cahill lauded his Tipperary All-Ireland winners after tonight’s victory.

Scorching Sheehan double gives Munster win in Connacht as Leinster see off Ulster Women's Inter-pros This post contains videos

Scorching Sheehan double gives Munster win in Connacht as Leinster see off Ulster

Molly Scuffil McCabe set Leinster on course for a convincing win in Armagh.

‘Mo’s goal was absolutely amazing’: Klopp praises Salah after Liverpool win over Arsenal

Salah scored a brace on Saturday as Liverpool secured a third straight league win.

Savea scores as Toulon start campaign with Agen trouncing

Elsewhere in the Top 14, Racing were stunned at home by promoted Bayonne.

'I think it's fixable' - Ireland's lineout crumbles under English pressure

Ireland captain Rory Best had a tough day out of touch at Twickenham.

The inside story of Jason Knight’s full Championship debut for Derby County

A WhatsApp shutdown, family blackout and why Philip Cocu loves his new midfield maestro from Dublin.

Neale Fenn officially resigns from Longford Town as Cork City speculation continues

Longford will be led by Dáire Doyle as interim manager for the remainder of the campaign.

Root digs in to revive England's Ashes hopes in third Test

The captain scored a half-century to halt Australia’s charge for victory at Headingley.

Benzema on target but frustrated Real Madrid drop points at the Bernabeu

Karim Benzema’s late strike was cancelled out by Sergi Guardiola as Real Valladolid held Madrid to a 1-1 draw.

Waterford's patience rewarded as they see off non-league Glengad United

The Premier Division side are into the FAI Cup third round.

Lewandowski scores hat-trick against Schalke as Bayern Munich bounce back

Bayern recovered from a disappointing draw in their season opener as they beat Schalke 3-0 in Gelsenkirchen.

Juventus' Serie A title defence up and running with Parma win

Giorgio Chiellini scored the only goal for the defending champions.

Early Tipp goals power them past Cork to seal All-Ireland hurling glory

18,652 was the attendance at the Gaelic Grounds for today’s U20 decider.

England set to displace Ireland in world rankings after Twickenham trouncing

Ireland had an eye on top spot before kick-off.

Mohamed Salah grabs a double to help Liverpool overcome Arsenal at Anfield

It was a third consecutive win in the Premier League for Jurgen Klopp’s men.

Schmidt: 'I know we can get better than that, I know we have to'

The Ireland head coach admitted his team had come up short in ‘a litany’ of areas.

Haller the match-winner as West Ham deepen Watford's woes

There were also wins for Southampton and Leicester on the road this afternoon.

As it happened: Liverpool v Arsenal, Premier League

We went minute-by-minute as Jurgen Klopp’s men welcomed Arsenal to Anfield.

More questions than answers for Ireland after record-breaking loss to England

There were no winners in Irish colours today.

Ireland suffer European Championships relegation after heavy Wales defeat

It was a sobering afternoon for the Green Machine in Antwerp.

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