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Dublin: 16 °C Saturday 15 August, 2020

Today’s News

'We have hit rock bottom' - Pique demands drastic change at Barcelona after Bayern thrashing

‘It was a horrible game, the feeling is terrible, embarrassing is the word.’

'That night is a great memory, it was remarkable we'd all managed to meet a few months before he died'

The late Paddy Doyle made a major impact on Tipperary hurling circles, not least in Borris-Ileigh in their memorable 1986-87 season.

Donovan cracks mainstream and leaves big impression on Hearn, who vows to bring him back

‘What an individual’, said the Matchroom chief of Donovan, who gained a huge amount in defeat – and indeed all week – at Fight Camp.

'At the end of the day, it's only trying to get a ball between two posts... but it's more than that'

Galway WFC captain Keara Cormican on a big 2020 season, her own football journey and teaching through the Covid-19 crisis.

Yesterday’s News

Shane Lowry storms into contention with super 63 at the Wyndham

Eagle at the fifth was the highlight of Lowry’s Friday.

Ronnie O’Sullivan joins Wilson in final on scintillating day of snooker

Both semi-finals at the Crucible went to final-frame deciders.

Cork City fire three goals in win over Sligo Rovers that lifts them off bottom spot

It’s been a good week for Neale Fenn’s side.

Eric Donovan carried out on his shield in eighth-round stoppage Hateful Eighth This post contains videos

Eric Donovan carried out on his shield in eighth-round stoppage

Athy native suffers his pro defeat against Manchester’s Zelfa Barrett.

Brutal Bayern hit eight in stunning Champions League defeat of Barcelona

It was 4-1 at the break in favour of the Bundesliga champions.

Ciara Mageean smashes Sonia O'Sullivan's national record with blistering 1,000m time

Mageean’s time was the ninth-fastest ever run over 1,000m by a woman.

All-Ireland club finalists make winning start in Down and Donegal champions hit six goals

Killyclogher were the latest team to book a quarter-final place in Tyrone.

'He said the league is a shambles, a pub league': Perth reveals extraordinary John Sheridan outburst

2-2 draw at Oriel overshadowed by what Perth described as Sheridan’s insulting behaviour.

Dundalk fight back from 2-0 down but drop more points in League of Ireland title race

Dundalk remain third in the Premier Division after failing to win for the fourth time in eight games.

Former Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen targeting trophies with Benfica

The 33-year-old left Spurs at the end of the season after eight years with the Premier League club

Emotional Kyren Wilson reaches Crucible final after dramatic deciding frame

The Englishman will play Mark Selby or Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final after beating Anthony McGill.

Tuohy celebrates AFL appearance milestone with big win for Geelong over league leaders

Tuohy and Irish team-mate Mark O’Connor were part of a success that saw Geelong have 60 points to spare over Port Adelaide.

Dylan Hartley: ‘I’d had enough of being governed by Eddie Jones’

The former England captain has recalled the brutal way he was told he would not be going to the World Cup.

Four years on from Leinster departure, Madigan has all new outlook with Ulster

Ulster’s new recruit counted himself as a ‘purist’ about provincial representation. But he returns to ireland a more mature and rounded player.

Lee Cattermole announces retirement following spell in Holland

The midfielder has quit playing at the age of just 32, and wants to move into coaching,

Portland Trail Blazers sneak into post-season with one-point victory

The Brooklyn Nets missed a jumper at the death which would have given them the win.

Irish international Williams takes player/coach role at Millwall

Shaun Williams will be part of Gary Rowett’s coaching staff from next season.

Premier League CEO Masters breaks silence over failed Saudi bid for Newcastle

Following a request from an MP, Richard Masters has explained why the deal failed, and said rival cubs did not veto the decision.

Ronnie O’Sullivan rallies against Mark Selby

The Rocket wins frames 23 and 24 of his best-of-33 semi-final at the Crucible.

Here is the trailer for the much-anticipated new Spurs documentary Snapshot This post contains videos

Here is the trailer for the much-anticipated new Spurs documentary

The programme goes behind the scenes with Jose Mourinho’s men.

Dutch coach to succeed Phil Neville as England boss

Sarina Wiegman will take charge of the Lionesses next year.

After quitting Ecuador post without managing a single game, Jordi Cruyff has a new job

The Dutchman will return to China as coach of Shenzhen FC.

Ireland's Dan Martin a doubt for Tour de France

The accident on Thursday has left the 33-year-old general classification contender in a race against time to be fit.

2020 Irish Open to be held at Galgorm Castle in September

The event was originally scheduled to take place at Mount Juliet in May.

Willian swaps Chelsea for London rivals Arsenal

The Brazilian was a free agent after leaving Stamford Bridge at the end of the season.

Leitrim make 'shock' call to hold knockout stages of club championships behind closed doors

The county board say that the limit of 200 attendees at a game is not enough to satisfy demand.

Michael Jordan sneakers fetch record-breaking price of $615,000 at auction

The Chicago Bulls icon wore the shoes in a game where he dunked the ball so hard it shattered the glass backboard.

'One player was dragged back from chasing him up the bus to get his can of Coke back'

Kevin Brannigan chats to David Sneyd about Stephen Kenny’s fraught and short tenue at Shamrock Rovers in this week’s episode of The Rise of Kenny.

'We will drink a beer and then focus on PSG' - RB Leipzig boss on Champions League semi-final

Julian Nagelsmann overcame Atletico Madrid on Thursday night.

Thursday 13 August, 2020

Lowry and Power both on -2 as opening round in North Carolina suspended due to weather

The Wyndham Championship is this week’s PGA Tour event.

Virgin Media suspend supply of sports channels to eir Sport

The broadcaster say the decision is in relation to a failure ‘to pay the contracted distribution licence fee’.

Leipzig reach Champions League semi-finals and will face PSG for final spot

US international Tyler Adams scored the winner in the 88th minute.

2018 title winners book quarter-final spot as Tyrone senior championship begins

Coalisland made a strong start with a three-point victory over Clonoe.

Here's the GAA senior club action available on TV and live-streaming this weekend

TG4 have live games in Down and Tipperary while RTÉ have a Dublin double-header on Saturday night.

Mark Selby edges ahead of Ronnie O’Sullivan in World Championship semi-final

Selby took the session 6-2 to gain a two-frame lead overnight.

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