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Today’s News

Former marathon world-record holder Kipsang handed four-year ban

The Kenyan runner has been suspended for violating anti-doping rules.

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications RIP

Khabib Nurmagomedov's father has died from Covid-19 complications

The 57-year-old father of legendary UFC champ, Khabib, passed away earlier today.

Former Liverpool striker Baros retiring aged 38

The ex-Czech Republic international won the 2005 Champions League, and also claimed the Golden Boot at Euro 2004.

Hamilton quickest off the mark as Formula 1 finally returns after longest break in its history

215 days since the last competitive action, the Austrian Grand Prix’s first practice session got underway today.

'As soon as we landed in Dublin, the phone rang': The inside story of Duff's record Chelsea move

Wing Wootton moves from Munster to Connacht for the year ahead

The 25-year-old joins Conor Oliver and Sam Arnold in swapping Munster for Connacht.

'The sky's the limit for Mason. He's way ahead of what I was at that age' - Solskjaer

At 18, the Man United forward is already looking like an incredible talent.

'As soon as we landed in Dublin, the phone rang': The inside story of Duff's record Chelsea move

Man United and Liverpool flirted with the idea but it was the Londoners who broke the Irish transfer record to sign the Dubliner and kickstart the Roman revolution.

'Respectful' Folau rewarded with contract extension by Catalan Dragons

The 31-year-old was sacked by Rugby Australia in May 2019 over a homophobic social media post.

Jim Goodwin set to make another addition to his growing Irish contingent

The St Mirren manager is closing in on a deal for Galway native Joe Shaughnessy to return to Scotland.

Bayern Munich confirm Sane signing from Man City

Leroy Sane signed a five-year deal with the German side for a reported £54.8million.

Boxing legend Roberto Duran leaves hospital after Covid-19 scare

The 69-year-old thanked doctors and nurses who “day after day give the best of themselves, regardless of the risk they take.”

Virus forces Aussie Rules teams out of Melbourne AFL

Virus forces Aussie Rules teams out of Melbourne

There are 12 Irish players currently on the books of Melbourne clubs.

Is Jose Mourinho now yesterday's man?

The Portuguese manager saw his Tottenham side’s Champions League hopes diminish amid a loss to Sheffield United on Thursday.

Irish players in Championship chase as League One play-offs begin

There’s plenty of Irish interest, with four clubs vying to secure promotion for the 2020-21 season.

Guardiola ‘delighted’ after Man City thrash champions Liverpool on sobering night

‘They didn’t come here to celebrate,’ the City boss said after his side spoiled the title party. ‘They’d drunk enough beers and they came here to compete.’

Yesterday’s News

Atalanta edge towards Champions League, Roma struggle again and Bundesliga survival bid goes to the wire

There were three big games down for decision in Italy and Germany tonight.

Real Madrid take leap towards title and go four clear to seal biggest lead over Barca since September

Sergio Ramos’ late penalty proved the difference against Getafe.

Derry City sign Scottish midfielder and extend loan of Irish U21 international from Sheffield United

Former Celtic player Joe Thomson joins the Candystripes, who have also tied down Stephen Mallon until the end of the season.

Moroccan star leaves Real Madrid in €40 million deal

Full-back Achraf Hakimi has joined Inter.

Jose Mourinho fears for football's future after Spurs loss

The Portuguese boss was not happy with some of the decisions that went against his side.

'I knew it was all over for me two weeks ago' - Dowling on coming to terms with Limerick retirement

The 2018 All-Ireland winner called time on his inter-county career today.

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'The best premarital course you can get,' revising wedding plans in lockdown and inter-county uncertainty

Both teachers who have had to rejig massive plans, Galway’s Sinéad Burke and Tipperary’s Samantha Lambert have been drawn in the same group for the 2020 All-Ireland championship.

Ruthless Man City spoil Liverpool's title party

It is just the Reds’ second defeat of the season, with their opponents consolidating the runners-up spot in the table.

FAI board approves format for League of Ireland restart on 31 July

Some Premier Division clubs were against the relegation plans in particular.

Late, late winner in relegation battle seals Hull's first victory since New Year's Day

Mallik Wilks was the hero as the Tigers leapfrogged Middlesbrough to safety in the Championship table.

Big win for Sheffield United as Tottenham's Champions League hopes fade

Sander Berge, Lys Mousset and Oli McBurnie got the goals for the Blades.

As it happened: Man City v Liverpool, Premier League

Liverpool faced Man City, as the Reds attempted to build on a historic season.

The Dubliner targeting a 38-year-old Irish record in a second chance at elite athletics

Irish middle-distance runner Andrew Coscoran has learned some important life lessons.

Forced into early exit but Dowling still packed plenty into big Limerick hurling days

Shane Dowling announced his retirement from Limerick today at the age of 27 due to injury.

Brad Barritt insists time at Saracens has not been tarnished

Barritt won five Premiership and three European titles during his Saracens career.

'Joey is still the key man. If Joey gets fit, then there's a lot you can do'

Bernard Jackman says the out-half can help get the best out of Munster’s new signings.

'We went into the dressing room and Roy Keane was screaming at him'

Former Manchester United player, Eric Djemba-Djemba, tells the story of Roy Keane’s row with Kleberson.

The Ultimate 90s Football Quiz – Part 1

Put your retro football knowledge to the test while The Fresh Prince of Bel Air is on an ad break.

If Klopp shops smart this summer then Liverpool will dominate the decade

Manchester City will bounce back while Chelsea are also showing signs of a revival but so long as Klopp learns lessons from the past then Liverpool will win more titles.

Novak Djokovic and his wife test negative for coronavirus

The couple had been self isolating since returning to Belgrade from Zadar in Croatia.

'Several players' pull out of this year's World Snooker Championship over health concerns

None of those who have opted against travelling to the UK are understood to be in the current world top 16, however.

'He decided to leave' - Guardiola rules out Man City return for in-demand Sancho

One of England’s most talented young players joined Borussia Dortmund at 17, and won’t replace the departing Leroy Sane this summer.

Aidan O'Brien fields six-strong challenge for Epsom Derby

The Irish trainer is bidding for a record eighth English Derby success on Saturday.

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