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# Let The Games Begin
# Let The Games Begin

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How closely have you been paying attention to the headlines this week?

Ryan Giggs ‘kicked ex in back and threw her naked out of hotel room’, court told
# Ryan Giggs
# Ryan Giggs

Ryan Giggs ‘kicked ex in back and threw her naked out of hotel room’, court told

1 hour ago 17,372 Views 0 Comments

The former Manchester United star denies assault and controlling and coercive behaviour.

St Mirren will not be selling their star Irish players on the cheap – Jim Goodwin
# Holding Firm
# Holding Firm

St Mirren will not be selling their star Irish players on the cheap – Jim Goodwin

1 hour ago 1,411 Views 0 Comments

The Scottish club have revealed the club had rejected bids for Irish international Jamie McGrath as well as Conor McCarthy.

Diarmuid O'Connor returns from injury to strengthen Mayo ahead of Connacht final
# Team News
# Team News

Diarmuid O'Connor returns from injury to strengthen Mayo ahead of Connacht final

2 hours ago 2,141 Views 0 Comments

Galway have brought Cathal Sweeney into their starting XV for Sunday’s final in Croke Park.

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport
# TV Guide
# TV Guide

Here's your TV guide to a jam-packed weekend of sport

2 hours ago 19,879 Views 6 Comments

The British & Irish Lions play their opening test match against South Africa, while Tokyo 2020 finally kicks-off.

Springboks defend style of play - and the appointment of a South African as TMO
# Mind Games
# Mind Games

Springboks defend style of play - and the appointment of a South African as TMO

3 hours ago 2,327 Views 0 Comments

South African coach has also justified their decision to pick seven players who tested positive for Covid in the last month.

Harrington and Irvine lead out Team Ireland for opening ceremony at near-empty Olympic Stadium
# Restricted Numbers
# Restricted Numbers

Harrington and Irvine lead out Team Ireland for opening ceremony at near-empty Olympic Stadium

3 hours ago 10,954 Views 4 Comments

Just a few hundred officials and dignitaries were allowed into the 68,000-capacity venue.

Manchester United complete €85million Sancho signing from Dortmund
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Manchester United complete €85million Sancho signing from Dortmund

4 hours ago 6,712 Views 23 Comments

The 21-year-old England international – a former Manchester City youth team player – has signed a five-year deal.

Son Heung-min commits future to Tottenham
# New Deal
# New Deal

Son Heung-min commits future to Tottenham

4 hours ago 2,222 Views 3 Comments

The 29-year-old has scored 107 goals in 280 appearances for Spurs.

Stephen Kenny calls for leadership 'from the highest levels of government' over racism
# Anti-discrimination
# Anti-discrimination

Stephen Kenny calls for leadership 'from the highest levels of government' over racism

5 hours ago 1,562 Views 5 Comments

Kenny’s players were booed as they took the knee in Budapest.

'Her time will come' - Sonia O'Sullivan eases up on Adeleke Olympics omission anger
# Game Recognise Game
# Game Recognise Game

'Her time will come' - Sonia O'Sullivan eases up on Adeleke Olympics omission anger

6 hours ago 8,588 Views 0 Comments

The Cork legend recently hit out at ‘one of the worst decisions ever made by Athletics Ireland’.

Aki 'has been brilliant' in helping Henshaw prepare for first Lions Test start
# Support
# Support

Aki 'has been brilliant' in helping Henshaw prepare for first Lions Test start

6 hours ago 5,500 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland centre has overcome a hamstring injury to face the Springboks.

Tottenham maintain Harry Kane is not for sale amid Manchester City interest
# Harry's Game
# Harry's Game

Tottenham maintain Harry Kane is not for sale amid Manchester City interest

7 hours ago 3,460 Views 4 Comments

The England captain is keen to leave Spurs and reports have suggested a £160million move is close.

One Tokyo boxing medal would constitute success for Ireland in a different-looking era
# Luck Of The Draw
# Luck Of The Draw

One Tokyo boxing medal would constitute success for Ireland in a different-looking era

8 hours ago 12,587 Views 5 Comments

A cruel draw and a different scene make it difficult to see a talented team replicating the success of Beijing or London.

New Zealand border closure puts Rugby Championship in doubt
# Uncertainty
# Uncertainty

New Zealand border closure puts Rugby Championship in doubt

8 hours ago 4,631 Views 0 Comments

Australia’s latest Covid-19 outbreak popped its trans-Tasman travel bubble with New Zealand.

'There was no plan B' - The Lions Test series won't have a neutral TMO
# Controversial
# Controversial

'There was no plan B' - The Lions Test series won't have a neutral TMO

8 hours ago 7,727 Views 8 Comments

South African official Marius Jonker will be the television match official.

Shane Ryan withdraws from Tokyo backstroke event due to pain
# Decision
# Decision

Shane Ryan withdraws from Tokyo backstroke event due to pain

9 hours ago 3,420 Views 0 Comments

He will still compete in the men’s 100m butterfly and the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay.

Puspure: 'You just think about the next race and not the race that you may be doing in a week’s time'
# Dominant
# Dominant

Puspure: 'You just think about the next race and not the race that you may be doing in a week’s time'

9 hours ago 2,717 Views 1 Comment

One of Ireland’s biggest medal hopes at the Olympics, Sanita Puspure got off to a winning start in Tokyo.

'Some of the criticism has crossed the line' – Perth backs under-fire Zahibo
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

'Some of the criticism has crossed the line' – Perth backs under-fire Zahibo

10 hours ago 4,077 Views 2 Comments

The Dundalk midfielder endured a difficult evening against Levadia Tallinn on Thursday.

No 'international decisions yet' for promising West Ham forward - Kenny
# Patience
# Patience

No 'international decisions yet' for promising West Ham forward - Kenny

10 hours ago 9,736 Views 9 Comments

Mipo Odubeko was born in Dublin and qualifies for Nigeria and England.

Sanita Puspure comfortably into quarter-finals as Ireland's Olympics begins
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Sanita Puspure comfortably into quarter-finals as Ireland's Olympics begins

Updated 14 hours ago 7,221 Views 1 Comment

Byrne and Doyle face repechage after missing automatic qualification for the men’s double sculls semis.

Yesterday’s News

Leona Maguire four off the lead after strong opening round in France
# Steady As She Goes
# Steady As She Goes

Leona Maguire four off the lead after strong opening round in France

18 hours ago 2,726 Views 0 Comments

The Cavan native carded a two-under 69 to get off to a great start at the Amundi Evian Championship.

'It's an absolute miracle we've got to this point' - a South African take on the Lions tour
# Springboks
# Springboks

'It's an absolute miracle we've got to this point' - a South African take on the Lions tour

Updated 18 hours ago 12,847 Views 1 Comment

Pretoria-based journalist Brenden Nel speaks to Gavan Casey and Ciaran Kennedy ahead of Saturday’s first Test on the latest episode of The Punt.

Tierney on target as Bohs claim advantage for return leg of crucial European clash
# Round 1
# Round 1

Tierney on target as Bohs claim advantage for return leg of crucial European clash

19 hours ago 6,124 Views 1 Comment

Keith Long’s side defeated Dudelange 1-0 in the first leg of the Europa Conference League second qualifying round.

Dundalk come from behind twice in Tallaght to draw with Levadia Tallinn
# All Square In Tallaght
# All Square In Tallaght

Dundalk come from behind twice in Tallaght to draw with Levadia Tallinn

19 hours ago 16,911 Views 4 Comments

All four goals came during a breathless first half at Tallaght Stadium.

Offaly hold on to clinch historic Leinster U20 crown against three-in-row chasers Dublin
# Top Of The Tree
# Top Of The Tree

Offaly hold on to clinch historic Leinster U20 crown against three-in-row chasers Dublin

19 hours ago 15,882 Views 18 Comments

Jack Bryant hit six points to help the Faithful to victory.

Buckley stars with 0-10 as Cork crowned Munster U20 champions
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Buckley stars with 0-10 as Cork crowned Munster U20 champions

20 hours ago 13,766 Views 11 Comments

The Rebels edged out a six-goal battle with Tipperary to win by 10 points.

South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland
# Cricket
# Cricket

South Africa clinch T20 series with 42-run win over Ireland

20 hours ago 1,670 Views 0 Comments

David Miller’s unbeaten 50 paved the way for South Africa to take a an unassailable 2-0 lead in a three-match series.

Who are Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes in Tokyo?
# Going For Gold
# Going For Gold

Who are Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes in Tokyo?

23 hours ago 35,145 Views 19 Comments

Over the next two weeks The42 will be keeping track of all our athletes as they go for gold.

Sign up here for Olympic Breakfast, our free Tokyo 2020 daily update
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Sign up here for Olympic Breakfast, our free Tokyo 2020 daily update

Thu 5:15 PM 8,549 Views 5 Comments

We’ll keep a close eye on events right through the night and email you the bits you need to know first thing every morning.

France thrashed by Mexico in Olympic opener as Richarlison-inspired Brazil beat Germany
# More Football
# More Football

France thrashed by Mexico in Olympic opener as Richarlison-inspired Brazil beat Germany

Thu 4:49 PM 10,619 Views 1 Comment

The Everton forward scored a first-half hat-trick as Brazil won 4-2, while Spain and Egypt played out a goalless draw.

Ireland Sevens captain one of four uncapped players in Griggs' 39-strong training squad
# Back At It
# Back At It

Ireland Sevens captain one of four uncapped players in Griggs' 39-strong training squad

Thu 4:47 PM 4,720 Views 0 Comments

Lucy Mulhall, Kathryn Buggy, Mary Healy and Sam Monaghan are the new faces on board.

Ireland's boxers handed extremely tough draws in Tokyo
# Annoying
# Annoying

Ireland's boxers handed extremely tough draws in Tokyo

Thu 4:11 PM 6,314 Views 1 Comment

Though things landed nicely for Kellie Harrington and Aidan Walsh, their team-mates will all face unenviable opposition in their opening bouts.

Leinster assistant Hugh Hogan joins Scarlets as defence coach
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Leinster assistant Hugh Hogan joins Scarlets as defence coach

Thu 4:11 PM 6,596 Views 5 Comments

Hogan is the latest young Irish coach to head abroad.

5 years on from Lille, it's been a vastly different summer for Robbie Brady
# Free Agent
# Free Agent

5 years on from Lille, it's been a vastly different summer for Robbie Brady

Thu 3:00 PM 13,494 Views 6 Comments

The 29-year-old has been back in Dublin training with FAI staff as he looks for a new club.

'Drinking brought me into a real dark place - it caused havoc with relationships'
# Fighting Back
# Fighting Back

'Drinking brought me into a real dark place - it caused havoc with relationships'

Updated Thu 3:00 PM 37,828 Views 5 Comments

Olympic hero Kenny Egan opens up about winning his battle against personal demons.

'I've had a lot of ups and downs. The road to here hasn't always been easy'
# Bray Boy
# Bray Boy

'I've had a lot of ups and downs. The road to here hasn't always been easy'

Thu 2:59 PM 8,471 Views 11 Comments

Leinster and Ireland man Jack Conan starts for the Lions on Saturday.

'The revenge factor is definitely one of the key things. Kerry are going to be a different animal'
# The42 GAA Weekly
# The42 GAA Weekly

'The revenge factor is definitely one of the key things. Kerry are going to be a different animal'

Thu 2:14 PM 6,485 Views 3 Comments

Kerry and Cork renew their rivalry in Sunday’s Munster SFC final.

New signing Demarai Gray vows to help get Everton ‘right up there’
# Toffees
# Toffees

New signing Demarai Gray vows to help get Everton ‘right up there’

Thu 1:12 PM 5,290 Views 2 Comments

The 25-year-old was a Premier League winner with Leicester in 2016.

Lions lack proven combinations but Gatland has picked an exciting side
# Test XV
# Test XV

Lions lack proven combinations but Gatland has picked an exciting side

Updated Thu 12:05 PM 17,256 Views 8 Comments

There is plenty of unknown about the tourists’ starting XV.

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