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Dublin: 20 °C Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Today’s News

Men's and Women's Community Shield to be played as Wembley double-header

The games will both take place at Wembley on August 29.

Barcelona reveal positive Covid-19 test for defender Todibo

The 20-year-old has not been in contact with senior squad, who are set to travel to Lisbon to compete in the Champions League quarter-final.

French international Matuidi leaves Juventus ahead of expected move to Inter Miami MLS

French international Matuidi leaves Juventus ahead of expected move to Inter Miami

Having joined from PSG in 2017, the midfielder went on to win three Serie A titles.

The 2020 Masters at Augusta National will be played behind closed doors

This year’s Masters will take place from 12-15 November.

'I gave him a wee jab in the stomach, that’s all it was. Stephen didn’t take too lightly to it'

Armagh’s Steven McDonnell is this week’s guest on Warriors.

Peat and Parsons return as Ireland Women name Six Nations squad

The group will hope to use the remaining fixtures to build towards the December World Cup qualifer.

NFL and Sky extend deal for another five years

Viewers in Ireland will have access to a freshly-branded dedicated channel on Sky.

Six positive tests in Hull side places Super League fixtures in doubt

The news comes in only the second week of the Super League’s return from lockdown.

LiveScore app to stream Serie A and hundreds more games for free to Irish users

Almost a thousand live games are being made available for free to users.

Ex-Irish international Mark Kennedy quits as boss of relegated Macclesfield

Kennedy looked to have saved Macclesfield from the drop, but a points deduction imposed yesterday has seen them relegated to non-league football.

Cratloe thank Clare county board and clubs for support following confirmed Covid cases

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

Holders Shamrock Rovers pitted against Cork City in FAI Cup draw

Last year’s beaten finalists Dundalk are away to Cobh Ramblers in the second round, meanwhile.

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.

'It was a kid, that's why it shocked me' - Christie recalls being racially abused by Ireland fan

The Fulham defender has spoken about about an incident that occurred during a training camp in Dublin.

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.

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.

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.

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