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Today’s News

Big names miss out as All-NBA teams are unveiled

It’s the first time since 2007 that LeBron James did not make the first team.

Kerry minors defeat Clare to set-up Munster final showdown with Cork

The Kingdom ran out eight-point winners tonight.

Jack Carty named out-half in Pro14 Dream Team

The Connacht star is one of seven Irish-based players in the tournament’s team of the year.

From Ex-football coach Bob Higgins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assault on young boys Bob Higgins

Ex-football coach Bob Higgins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assault on young boys

Higgins (66) sexually touched and groped victims between 1971 and 1996.

'If that was a Dundalk player, they would have hit the ground. We need to be cuter and learn from this horrible feeling'

Keith Long was left frustrated after losing to a stoppage time penalty against Dundalk on Monday.

From Ross welcomes cancellation of MMA event planned for weekend Mixed Martial Arts

Ross welcomes cancellation of MMA event planned for weekend

Safety concerns surrounding the event had been raised.

'With football, there are no guarantees' - Jamie Lennon on his studies, the future, and working with Stephen Kenny

The Pat’s midielder talks to The42 ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Dundalk.

Man City board member rubbishes Guardiola links with Juventus

Reports in Italy continue to claim the Catalan is set for a move to Turin.

'They have been wonderful years': Atletico exodus continues as veteran defender leaves

Juanfran bid farewell to the club after 355 games and seven trophies.

Blatter lashes out at Fifa president Infantino as 48-team World Cup plans are scrapped

Ambitions to expand the Qatar 2022 competition were binned last night.

Ex-Ireland defender O'Dea confirmed as Motherwell U18s coach

The former Celtic player retired as a player last weekend.

Ireland's Eddie Dunbar finishes an impressive third in 12th stage of Giro d'Italia

The 22-year-old Team INEOS rider finished strongly as the race made its way to the Italian Alps.

'It's up to me to make the most of it': 18-year-old Connell thrilled after first senior Ireland call-up Ready To Go This post contains videos

'It's up to me to make the most of it': 18-year-old Connell thrilled after first senior Ireland call-up

The promising Bolton midfielder linked up with Mick McCarthy’s squad in Portugal this week

FAI postpone 6 Airtricity League games because of U21 Toulon tournament

All of the games involve either UCD or Waterford.

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster? The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster?

Gavan Casey, Ryan Bailey and Andy Dunne discussed whether he would be a good fit at the province on The42 Rugby Weekly.

Man put in charge of Olympic boxing admits he is 'totally unprepared' for the role

As things stand, boxers have no idea as to how they might qualify for the Games.

Ronnie O'Sullivan says he 'probably' won't play in next year's World Championship

The five-time world champion claims he will only play ‘three or four’ low-key tournaments from now on.

Captain back as Mayo make 3 changes for Connacht clash with Roscommon

Roscommon are unchanged for Saturday night’s game.

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset

The Leinster flanker says Nacewa’s attitude around setbacks and rehab opened his eyes.

Premier League welcome Raheem Sterling's offer to tackle racism

The 24-year-old wants the introduction of stronger punishments when incidents occur.

'De Ligt perfect Laporte partner at Man City'

Peter Bosz believes a teenage defender would be another notable addition at the Etihad Stadium.

Darron Gibson returns to free agency after Wigan release Irish international

The 31-year-old former Manchester United midfielder spent one season at the Championship club.

Barcelona make third summer signing with the arrival of Dutch midfielder

18-year-old Ludovit Reis has joined the La Liga champions from Eredivisie side Groningen, and the deal includes a €100 million buyout clause.

'His physical safety is assured by every word I say'

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has, after discussions with Arsenal, taken the decision not to travel to the Europa League final.

Leicester's Geordan Murphy charged with verbal abuse of match official

The former Ireland fullback has endured a difficult season in charge of Leicester Tigers.

Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy

The US track and field star said she had been offered a vastly reduced contract after taking time off during pregnancy.

Socceroos call-up for Aussie-born midfielder whose parents hail from Dublin

Brandon O’Neill registered on Ireland’s radar during Martin O’Neill’s tenure as national team manager.

Van Persie 'sorry' if United move angered Arsenal fans, but has no regrets RVP

Van Persie 'sorry' if United move angered Arsenal fans, but has no regrets

The Dutch striker said his move to Old Trafford was justified when he won the Premier League as a Red Devil.

PSG owner Al-Khelaifi charged with corruption over Qatar World Athletics Championships

The 45-year-old has been under investigation in relation to bidding for the 2017 and 2019 events.

'After crutching my way around the pitch last year, it’s nice to be in this situation'

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is in contention to be involved in the Champions League final after an injury nightmare.

'We didn’t have the facilities that athletes needed. Now, Ireland is beginning to look after its own'

Multiple Irish record holder Darragh Greene has welcomed the growth of swimming in Ireland over the past five years.

Jorginho: I'd be surprised if Sarri left Chelsea

Recent speculation has linked Sarri with Juventus.

From Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast Legend

Photos: George Best statue unveiled in Belfast

Hundreds turned out for the unveiling of the statue for the Man Utd and Northern Ireland legend yesterday.

Ulster confirm departing players as well as scrum coach Dundon

Peter Nelson is among those moving on after struggling to nail down first-team opportunities.

'That’s a player who can immediately take us higher' - Lewandowski calls on Bayern Munich to target Sane

The Man City winger has been linked with a move away from the Etihad Stadium.

'People were saying they don't want non-Irish people playing their sport'

Westmeath player Boidu Sayeh says he was taken aback by recent online comments.

'Our analysis is broader than just one game or the result of a final'

Felipe Contepomi says Leinster are determined to win Saturday’s Pro14 final, but the result will not solely define the province’s season.

'I think the ruling on it is a complete and utter disaster' - Loss of players to USA hits Longford hard

Manager Padraic Davis must plan without four of his squad for the championship.

Yesterday’s News

Former England coach Rowntree in talks with van Graan's Munster

The 48-year-old is currently part of the Georgia coaching staff ahead of the World Cup.

England exile Cipriani voted Premiership Player of the Season

The out-half remains removed from Eddie Jones’ international fold.

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