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Today’s News

Scotland's most capped international announces retirement from rugby

Edinburgh hooker Ross Ford is to move into strength and conditioning coaching.

Barcelona sign Brazilian goalkeeper in €26 million agreement with Valencia

Neto has completed a switch to Camp Nou on a four-year contract through to the end of the 2022-23 season.

'Playing at a World Cup is always something I've really, really wanted to do'

Joey Carbery recalls his earliest World Cup memories as he prepares for Japan 2019.

Liverpool snap up highly-rated Dutch defender Van den Berg

The 17-year-old has agreed a long-term contract with the European champions.

Atletico table €126 million bid for Benfica's Portuguese teenager

If the deal is done, Joao Felix would become the first most expensive signing of all time.

From Soccer pundit Didi Hamann pleads not guilty to assaulting his girlfriend Sydney

Soccer pundit Didi Hamann pleads not guilty to assaulting his girlfriend

Hamann’s bail was continued, with the matter adjourned to 12 December.

Salah on target to send hosts Egypt through to last 16

The Liverpool striker got off the mark in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, as Egypt beat DR Congo.

'My ma wants me to play for Nigeria... But I've been playing with Ireland for a long time'

Jonathan Afolabi is set to represent the Boys in Green at the U19 Euros.

Wayne Rooney hit another goal from his own half with this brilliant strike for DC United last night Pick It Out This post contains videos

'We're building a team for two to three years. There's 23 or 24 of them underage next year'

Offaly joint-manager Gary Cahill was speaking after their thrilling Leinster U20 hurling quarter-final extra-time win over Dublin last night.

'I've been hearing it for years now. All we can do is just get on with it'

Kevin McManamon steers clear of the talk around Dublin GAA’s off-field advantages.

Yesterday’s News

Curran's Roscommon U20s book Connacht final while Walsh bags 4 goals for Mayo minors

Roscommon U20s and Mayo minors sealed places in the provincial final tonight.

Collina 'surprised' by furore over refereeing at Women's World Cup

There have been several controversial refereeing decisions at the Women’s World Cup, but Pierluigi Collina has defended the new laws.

Barcelona sell goalkeeper to Valencia in €35 million deal

Jasper Cillessen makes the move to the Mestalla after three seasons at Camp Nou

Welcome boost for Offaly hurling as U20s dump Dublin out of Leinster with dramatic extra-time win

Cathal Kiely fired over a stunning 20 points as Offaly advanced to the last four.

Kerry complete comeback win over Cork to lift sixth consecutive Munster JFC crown

The Kingdom trailed at the break but turned it around to remain on track for another All-Ireland tilt.

Egypt footballer banned over sexual harassment claims

Amr Warda won’t be playing in any further matches at the African Cup of Nations.

Man United agree €50 million deal for Aaron Wan-Bissaka - reports

The fee for the Crystal Palace full-back could rise as high as €55m with add-ons.

Lampard 'better equipped' than any other to succeed at Chelsea, claims Terry

The former Blues midfielder’s arrival at Stamford Bridge would be ‘perfect timing’ for both player and club, according to his old accomplice.

Huge medal haul shows 'great signs', but it's still all about Tokyo for Dunne's young boxing squad

‘…they’re into the next step which is going to start on Friday. And d’you know what? We’re ready.’

Bayern consider bid for out-of-sorts Barcelona winger - report

Ousmane Dembele has emerged as a potential plan B option if they fail to sign Leroy Sane from Manchester City.

'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown

The USWNT are preparing for a World Cup quarter-final that may be one of the most anticipated women’s matches of all time.

Cameroon defender apologises for spitting on England player during heated World Cup clash

Augustine Ejangue has expressed regret over the incident involving her and Toni Duggan.

Ward targets Premier League return after being snapped up by Stoke City

The former Republic of Ireland international has signed a one-year contract with the Championship club.

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers European Games This post contains videos

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers

Michaela Walsh, Gráinne Walsh, Kurt Walker and Kellie Harrington have joined Regan Buckley and Michael Nevin in guaranteeing bronze.

Toner returning to full fitness for career's final big stretch

The second row hopes to soon be back in full training ahead of what he expects to be his last World Cup.

Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency - report

The 30-year-old forward could miss the 2019-20 NBA season while recovering from surgery on his Achilles tendon.

Shamrock Rovers announce signing of highly-rated UCD winger Neil Farrugia

The Hoops have also added the Students’ Gary O’Neill.

Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments

Megan Rapinoe had said she’s ‘not going to the f*****g White House’ if her side wins the Women’s World Cup.

Gunnar Nelson to return at UFC Copenhagen in September

The Icelandic fighter will take on Thiago Alves, while the main event for the card is yet to be announced.

Ireland's sevens teams move into new IRFU high-performance facility Sports Campus This post contains videos

Ireland's sevens teams move into new IRFU high-performance facility

The new multi-million Euro training centre features three outdoor pitches as well as a three-quarter length indoor pitch.

Brighton beat Aston Villa and Arsenal to sign prolific Belgian winger

Leandro Trossard scored 22 goals for Genk last season and becomes Graham Potter’s second signing at Brighton.

Scottish Premiership club open the door for ex-Dundalk striker to depart

David McMillan is ‘available for loan or a permanent transfer’ according to St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright.

Carbery excited to pick the brains of childhood influence Larkham at Munster 10s

Carbery excited to pick the brains of childhood influence Larkham at Munster

The Ireland out-half sees a correlation between his career and that of the new Munster senior coach.

Dublin star in fitness battle after suffering 'small' hamstring tear

Eoghan O’Donnell is unsure if he’ll return in time for the All-Ireland SHC preliminary quarter-final.

Lampard to Chelsea not a done deal, says Derby owner Morris

The former Blues midfielder was given permission to speak to the club on Tuesday but Mel Morris holds out hope of keeping his manager.

'It's not what we do': Toner laments post-Pro14 final incidents, but backs culture to hold firm

Apologies have been made for two high-profile incidents at Leinster events last month.

Stephen Ward in line for Championship move following Burnley exit

The veteran Irish left-back could be set to join James McClean and Nathan Collins at Stoke City.

IRFU secures new five-year sponsorship deal for All-Ireland League

Energia are also coming on board to sponsor the Women’s AIL on a long-term agreement.

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