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The Irish rowing Olympian who led New Zealand to an unlikely gold in Tokyo
# Quiet Revolution
# Quiet Revolution

The Irish rowing Olympian who led New Zealand to an unlikely gold in Tokyo

2 minutes ago 86 Views 0 Comments

Tony O’Connor saw his team storm to gold earlier.

Rugby Australia slam Erasmus' 'unacceptable' attack on referee Berry
# Hitting Back
# Hitting Back

Rugby Australia slam Erasmus' 'unacceptable' attack on referee Berry

6 minutes ago 229 Views 1 Comment

The Aussie union’s CEO says public attacks like this can’t be tolerated.

Lions believe O'Keeffe is 'professional enough' not to be distracted by Erasmus
# Top Man
# Top Man

Lions believe O'Keeffe is 'professional enough' not to be distracted by Erasmus

38 minutes ago 1,179 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Dan Biggar is on track to be fit for tomorrow’s second Test.

Lowry and McIlroy fire themselves into Olympic medal contention
# Making Moves
# Making Moves

Lowry and McIlroy fire themselves into Olympic medal contention

1 hour ago 4,670 Views 2 Comments

Both players are just four shots off the lead in Tokyo.

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

1 hour ago 1,169 Views 2 Comments

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

2 hours ago 3,476 Views 3 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

2 hours ago 4,561 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

2 hours ago 3,871 Views 1 Comment

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

2 hours ago 16,992 Views 6 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

2 hours ago 4,549 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

3 hours ago 27,086 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

4 hours ago 3,226 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

4 hours ago 5,662 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'

4 hours ago 5,446 Views 5 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 4 hours ago 18,622 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

5 hours ago 3,372 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

6 hours ago 6,171 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

6 hours ago 5,551 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

7 hours ago 8,679 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

12 hours ago 7,139 Views 8 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

12 hours ago 22,698 Views 16 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

13 hours ago 8,754 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

13 hours ago 2,486 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

13 hours ago 3,919 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

13 hours ago 41,972 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

14 hours ago 8,288 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

14 hours ago 12,347 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

15 hours ago 3,468 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

15 hours ago 11,802 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

16 hours ago 5,042 Views 4 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 17 hours ago 8,991 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

17 hours ago 12,081 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

18 hours ago 1,456 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

19 hours ago 5,136 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

19 hours ago 2,608 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

20 hours ago 915 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

20 hours ago 3,382 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

20 hours ago 20,563 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

21 hours ago 7,087 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 21 hours ago 13,575 Views 7 Comments

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

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