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Today’s News

'I was probably best to just keep my mouth shut' - Seán Óg Ó hAilpín on Cork strike regrets

The Rebels legend says there’s a willingness from all sides on Leeside to get the county back to winning ways.

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning win charity golf match for Covid-19 relief

The exhibition match, against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, raised $20million.

Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 2001-02 season?

The year when Arsene Wenger guided Arsenal to the double for the second time.

Yesterday’s News

‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’ Dreams This post contains videos

‘It was only after we scored, you’re 50 odd minutes in and thinking: we’re 1-0 up in White Hart Lane’

Stephen Rice on how he recovered from difficulties early in his career to enjoy a memorable time at Shamrock Rovers.

Formula E driver apologises for cheating in virtual race

Daniel Abt was also ordered to make a ‘compulsory donation’ of €10,000 to charity.

Liverpool-Atletico match linked to '41 additional' virus deaths - report

Jurgen Klopp’s side faced the Spanish club in a second-leg last 16 tie at Anfield on 11 March.

One of Europe's most highly rated strikers bags hat-trick as Leipzig prevail

It was a good day for Timo Werner, while Schalke extended their winless run to nine games.

Lockdown left Lewis Hamilton questioning his Formula One future

The star admitted to struggling for motivation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Barcelona boss keen on Neymar's return

The Brazilian previously formed a successful attacking trio with Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi.

Colin Kaepernick's girlfriend Nessa Diab blasts NFL for 'retired' tag

She complained about the designation in a social media post.

Georgian tennis star charged with assaulting ex-wife

Nikoloz Basilashvili, ranked 27th in the world, faces up to three years behind bars if found guilty.

Damien Duff leaves Celtic to focus on new role with Ireland

Celtic boss Neil Lennon says Duff made a ‘huge contribution’ during his time with the Scottish champions.

'By the fourth or fifth injury I was thinking was it even worth it and was considering packing it in'

Cork footballer Sean Powter on his injury struggles, a return to football in 2020 and a plan for a career in medicine.

Bournemouth player one of two more Covid-19 cases in the Premier League

In all, 996 players and club staff were tested over three days last week for Covid-19.

'I've been to World Cups but that game was just unbelievable. What a day'

Australian scrum-half Chris Whitaker was a key man as Leinster won the 2009 Heineken Cup.

'It's in the title. It's a song for everyone in Ireland' - The Sunday Game's cover of a Dubliners classic Song For Ireland This post contains videos

'It's in the title. It's a song for everyone in Ireland' - The Sunday Game's cover of a Dubliners classic

Kildare supporter Dan McCabe collaborated with the RTÉ GAA show to pay tribute to frontline workers.

'Had it been much later it would be a different story' - How Panini stickers are dealing with Euro 2020 delay

With Euro 2020 postponed, the year won’t feature Panini’s much-loved tournament sticker album.

Thompson on Jordan, Kimmage on Kimmage and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, absorbing pieces with Lee Hendrie and tracking Evan Tanner’s last steps.

'It was a tough time trying to decide: Do I give up my work for the love of representing my country?'

Ex-Ireland international Dolores Deasley on the various highs and lows of her career, and her new life coaching in America.

Saturday 23 May, 2020

Take the great Irish try-scoring quiz

Tries! You love ‘em, I love ‘em. They’re what we all tune in to see, but some scores and scorers are more indellibly inked into our memory than others.

Unwanted hat-trick for Frankfurt player as Bayern hit five in win before top-of-the-table clash

Bayern Munich resisted a second-half fightback as they won 5-2.

'It's not women's sport, it's just sport'

Jenny Egan reflects on her incredible journey – and looks at what’s yet to come on and off the water.

Scottish football 'likely' to be back in August

Celtic were crowned champions for a record-equalling ninth consecutive season as the Scottish Premiership campaign was declared over on Monday.

Not cut out for this! Gladbach crash in front of 13,000 'cardboard fans' as Havertz stars

With football fans in Germany locked out in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus, Gladbach fans have come up with a novel way of showing their support.

Sancho helps seal Dortmund win over Wolfsburg and World Cup hero set to leave at end of season

Dortmund also confirmed today that Mario Goetze, who scored the winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final, will leave at the end of the season.

La Liga can resume week of 8 June, says Spanish prime minister

Players have begun training in small groups as they aim to be as ready as possible for the planned reboot next month.

'We're spending tomorrow's money today in order to keep afloat'

IRFU CEO Philip Browne has warned that the union needs international games to return urgently.

'I was at home before Paddy was in the graveyard' - paying respects to GAA heroes in era of Covid-19

Offaly legend Paddy Fenning was laid to rest in Tullamore this week, where strict social distancing measures took place.

NBA great Patrick Ewing hospitalised with Covid-19

The Knicks legend said the virus ‘should not be taken lightly’.

Premier League ‘priority’ for Mauricio Pochettino as he eyes managerial return

The Argentinian was sacked by Tottenham in November.

'I show my son the clips on YouTube but he cheers for Ronaldo instead of me'

Derek Geary provides an extensive account of his journey from Rivermount Boys to the Premier League.

Friday 22 May, 2020

Former Celtic defender completes rout as Hertha claim Berlin derby bragging rights

The hosts saw off Union 4-0 at a near-empty Olympic Stadium in the German capital.

Here are the classic GAA games coming up on TG4

Another eight famous games are coming up on All-Ireland gold in June.

Bayern decide against taking up option to sign Coutinho on permanent basis

The Brazilian may still have a role to play in Munich next season, but the €120 million option has expired.

Portarlington RFC slog it out to raise funds for adored player whose life has been irreparably altered

Mother of two Andrea Broughan will never again be able to move, talk or breathe for herself, and an effort is being made to raise funds for her family.

LGFA suspends injury fund following reports of groups planning to train in non-GAA facilities

Individuals who participate in such training sessions will be ‘personally responsible’ for any injury costs incurred.

Hall of Fame NBA coach dies aged 78 RIP

Hall of Fame NBA coach dies aged 78

Jerry Sloan, who guided the Utah Jazz for 23 seasons, also featured on The Last Dance documentary.

£30m from CVC investment in the Pro14 a welcome boost for IRFU

Meanwhile, there is a drive to create more meaningful Test matches moving forward.

Bundesliga Preview: Dortmund travel to Wolfsburg looking to put pressure on Bayern

Bundesliga Preview: Dortmund travel to Wolfsburg looking to put pressure on Bayern

A look ahead to this weekend’s action in the German top division.

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