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Dublin: 19 °C Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Today’s News

Mike Tyson's comeback fight against Roy Jones Jr postponed until November

The 54-year-old was due to take part in an eight-round exhibition bout on 12 September.

Dublin duo to return to Melbourne for 2021 season due to 'unfinished business'

Sinead Goldrick and Niamh McEvoy are heading back to Melbourne.

Former Cork City player makes move to Championship club Rotherham United

Kieran Sadlier has joined the newly-promoted Championship club.

Longford senior champions set to appeal after being hit with 48-week ban over €750 fine

The Longford Leader reports the Killoe club are set to launch an appeal.

Ronnie O’Sullivan: I'm like a fat Maradona, only natural talent gets me through

The Rocket completed a fine comeback to beat Mark Williams and set up a clash with Mark Selby.

Addison's back continues to be a frustration, hip op had been planned for Henderson

Ulster had hoped the Ireland second row would be able to complete his recovery during sport’s shutdown, but the surgery was delayed.

Atalanta coach takes 'extra motivation' from Bergamo's virus suffering

Atalanta face PSG in the Champions League quarter-finals tonight.

Yesterday’s News

Shakhtar hammer Basel to reach Europa League semi-finals

The Ukrainian side will face Italian giants Inter Milan in Monday’s semi-final.

Dundalk and Cork nudge through to FAI Cup second round Late Drama This post contains videos

Dundalk and Cork nudge through to FAI Cup second round

Both were 1-0 winners, although Cork’s was highly dramatic.

Late heartbreak for Matt Doherty's Wolves in Europa League quarter finals

Lucas Ocampos scored a late winner for Sevilla to set up a semi-final meeting with Manchester United.

Clare delay championship clash following Covid-19 cases among Cratloe club

Cratoe’s clash with Clondegad won’t go ahead this weekend following a reported six cases among the club.

Shelbourne chairman Andrew Doyle brands FAI governance 'appalling' in resignation letter

Doyle has resigned from the Finance Committee, which has yet to convene. ‘”I’m not entirely sure it is possible to resign from a Committee which does not yet exist’, wrote Doyle.

Dundalk's Champions League opponents affected as Slovenian league postponed over virus outbreak

The Lilywhites are supposed to face Celje in Hungary next week.

Dealing with sexism and being told she would 'destroy the American family' - A sportswriter's trailblazing career BTL

Dealing with sexism and being told she would 'destroy the American family' - A sportswriter's trailblazing career

US sportswriter Diane K.Shah is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

AC Milan legend leaves China role following dreadful run

Roberto Donadoni oversaw only two wins in 14 matches.

Ex-Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge keen on Premier League return

The star has based himself in Los Angeles to continue his training.

British number one suffers heart palpitations in defeat

Johanna Konta needed a medical timeout as doctors checked her pulse and blood pressure.

Tottenham land Saints star in reported €16.6 million deal

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has signed on a five-year contract.

Liverpool-linked Thiago set to leave but Bayern 'cautiously optimistic' of keeping Alaba

Alcantara, 29, has long since signalled to the club that he wants to leave.

Jermaine Jenas reveals struggle with ‘imposter syndrome’ during England career

The former star won 21 caps for his country and was included in Sven-Goran Eriksson’s 2006 World Cup squad.

The manager you don’t know from the club you might have forgotten

Conan Byrne catches up with Adrian Carberry to discuss the league and taking a risk with Athlone Town.

Reigning champion Judd Trump knocked out of World Championship

He became the 18th victim of the so-called ‘Crucible Curse’.

Linfield's Champions League tie today postponed due to 'Covid-19 issues'

The news was confirmed less than two hours before the scheduled kick-off time.

Three Scottish Premiership fixtures postponed as Celtic condemn defender's Spain trip

Celtic were due to face Aberdeen this weekend, who had their own breaches of protocol.

Cricket Ireland to stage North v South matches for developing talent

Stephen Doheny and Shane Getkate will skipper the sides for matches taking place over the next week.

'I was questioning myself' - Selby regains his confidence to book Crucible semi-final spot

The three-time world champion saw off Neil Robertson in today’s quarter-final.

Ireland's Grand Slam-winning coach Doyle won't return to Scotland job due to Covid-19 risks

Assistant coach Bryan Easson will step into the role for the remaining Six Nations matches and the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Argentina's most-capped player Creevy joins London Irish

The 35-year-old hooker, a former Pumas captain, was sold on the move after speaking to Declan Kidney.

'Lockdown has only done him good': Sexton hitting form for Leinster

Stuart Lancaster can’t hide his interest in coaching the Lions and his out-half is showing no signs of easing up his chase for a spot on the tour either.

Leeds win race to sign highly sought-after Belfast teenager

Midfielder Charlie Allen made his senior debut for Linfield at the age of 15.

Hip surgery to keep Iain Henderson out beyond Ulster's Champions Cup quarter

Henderson joins Leinster’s James Ryan as recovering second row options for Ireland’s big autumn schedule.

Stade Francais in quarantine due to virus cases

25 individuals from the Parisian outfit have contracted the virus after returning from a pre-season camp.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer determined to make it third time lucky for United in semis

The Red Devils have already fallen in the final four of the Carabao Cup and FA Cup.

Kyle Kuzma drains last-second shot to push Lakers past Nuggets

The two sides traded blows until the 25-year-old stepped up.

Lancaster would relish facing Crusaders after in-depth discussions with Super Rugby champs

The Leinster senior coach took great interest in finding out how the best team in the southern hemisphere would target the Pro14 champions.

Westmeath clubs told that coaches from lockdown counties should stay away

‘We reminded our clubs on Saturday morning that individuals had personal responsibility towards where they are and where they live.’

Monday 10 August, 2020

Man Utd need extra-time penalty from Fernandes to edge past Copenhagen

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side advanced to the Europa League semi-finals.

Lukaku leads Inter Milan into Europa League semi-finals

Antonio Conte’s side will take on Shakhtar Donetsk or Basel in the last four.

St Pat's fall to Finn Harps in FAI Cup

Ryan Connolly’s early goal was the difference in Donegal.

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