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Today’s News

Ciara Mageean gets her year off to a blistering start with a new Irish record

Siofra Cleirigh-Buttner also recorded an indoor personal best in the same race in Boston.

Soderberg makes history by sprinting through 96-minute final round in Dubai In A Hurry This post contains videos

Soderberg makes history by sprinting through 96-minute final round in Dubai

The previous fastest round on the European Tour was one hour and 59 minutes by Belgium’s Thomas Pieters.

LeBron 'happy to be in any conversation with Kobe' after passing his points tally

Lakers star LeBron James recounted how Kobe Bryant inspired him after overtaking the NBA icon.

Defeat to Scotland leaves Ireland disappointed at New Zealand Sevens

The women’s team clinched 11th place by ending their campaign with victory over Brazil.

Tokyo in sight for Timothy after watching Rio Games from hospital

‘I didn’t just want to cycle around the place, I wanted to race.’

Remarkable Australian Open run of 15-year-old Coco Gauff comes to an end

Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic remains on course for a record-extending eighth Australian Open title.

Rahm leads the way but McIlroy firmly in contention at Torrey Pines

Rory McIlroy sits in third place in the Farmers Insurance Open leaderboard heading into the final round.

Inside the Dublin school gym that made Ireland stars Larmour and Porter

A focus on getting the basics right has helped produce massive results at St Andrew’s College.

Rugby turning 'rotten' and more of the week's best sportswriting

A selection of our favourite bits of sportswriting from around the world over the past seven days.

After Clifford and Fenton's heroics, Keane and Farrell give exhibition in art of saying nothing

Neither manager gave much away after last night’s entertaining draw.

Family first: Taking advice from ex-AFL star brother, and having a 'role model' and midfield partner sister

The Byrne family of St Mochta’s in Louth are a talented bunch. Star midfielder Eimear chats to The42 ahead of the Wee county’s 2020 league campaign.

The 34-year-old who battled serious illness returning to county football after 6 years

Prolific forward Paddy Cunningham is back in the Antrim fold for the first time since 2014.

Yesterday’s News

MVP Murphy's 33-point haul inspires Templeogue to National Cup title

Griffith College Templeogue reigned supreme for the third time in five years at a sold-out National Arena in Tallaght.

Con fight back from 20-5 down to break UCD hearts and extend win streak to 11

The league leaders were outscored by five tries to four but headed back down the M50 with maximum points.

Cork make winning start to League campaign in historic first game at Páirc Uí Chaoimh

The meeting with Westmeath marked the first time the Cork senior ladies played a competitive game at the Páirc.

Lampard wants Chelsea to get deals done after Blues struggle past Hull in FA Cup

The London club failed to put the game to bed despite taking a 2-0 lead.

Durcan goal secures draw for Mayo in spectacular finish to clash with Donegal

Dramatic end to the action in Ballybofey.

Davy's Wexford and McGeeney's Armagh make strong starts to league campaigns

There were also football league wins tonight for Limerick and Carlow.

Ruan Pienaar comes on to kick winning points as Cheetahs stage remarkable comeback

Rhyno Smith scored twice in the closing stages against Southern Kings to again secure the bragging rights for the Cheetahs.

Rampant Bayern close gap to a point as leaders Leipzig suffer first defeat since October

Bayern’s 55 goals in 19 league games is a 34-year Bundesliga high.

Clifford converts nerveless late free to hand Kerry draw in bad-tempered clash with Dublin

Kingdom captain David Clifford bagged a wonder goal in the first-half.

New FAI president McAnaney: 'An awful lot of people said, ‘I don’t need this anymore’'

‘A number of people who showed their colours didn’t complete their full career within the FAI.’

Scoring subs prove key to help Cork defeat Offaly in football league opener

Páirc Uí Chaoimh hosted tonight’s game.

Edouard brings season's tally to 20 as Celtic get job done against Ross County Top

Edouard brings season's tally to 20 as Celtic get job done against Ross County

‘He is up there with some of the best we’ve had over the last 20 years,’ said manager Neil Lennon of the Frenchman.

Limerick claw back 10-point deficit to carve out thrilling win over hosts Tipp

Last year’s league champions trailed the All-Ireland winners by 0-14 to 0-4 before producing a stirring second-half fightback.

As it happened: Dublin v Kerry, Donegal v Mayo, GAA match tracker

There’s two massive games of football on the opening night of the new National League season.

Galway's Oughterard beat 13-man Magheracloone to seal All-Ireland intermediate honours

Monaghan legend Tommy Freeman scored five points for the losing team.

FA Cup: Hammers lose to weakened West Brom team, while Curtis scores for Portsmouth

Ireland U21 player Dara O’Shea was superb as West Brom upset David Moyes’ West Ham at the London Stadium.

McClean on target as Stoke climb up Championship table

The Ireland international secured the points after Sam Clucas had opened the scoring against his old team.

Wasteful Spurs pay the price as late Boufal goal forces replay

Son Heung-min had given Tottenham the lead at St Mary’s just before the hour mark.

Santini boosts Gold Cup claims and Paisley Park wins again at Cheltenham

Nicky Henderson also enjoyed success at Doncaster.

Setién suffers first defeat as Barcelona manager after Valenica record rare win

Maxi Gomez scored one and created the other to shoot down Barcelona in LaLiga.

Former Kerry minor bags hat-trick as Na Gaeil crowned All-Ireland junior football champions

Ian McCarthy scored 3-2 for the Kerry side, who beat Rathgarogue-Cushinstown by 21 points.

As it happened: Tipperary v Limerick, Allianz Hurling League Division 1, Group A

Join us for live updates as The Premier host The Treaty in Thurles, with throw-in at 5:15pm.

Harrington edged by rival Potkonen in Strandja decider

The Dubliner didn’t appear impressed by the decision, but could well meet Potkonen again for higher stakes as the year progresses.

Iheanacho fires Leicester into FA Cup fifth round

Brendan Rodgers’ side held on for a narrow win against the Bees.

1-8 from Cahalane helps CBC Cork reach Dr Harty Cup final with win over Midleton CBS

Last year’s beaten finalists return to the decier.

Kyrgios comes through five-setter to book Nadal clash

Despite taking a medical time-out with a hamstring injury in the first set, the home favourite beat Karen Khachanov in five to face the Spaniard.

Gerry McAnaney elected new FAI president at EGM

He replaces Donal Conway.

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