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Dublin: 13 °C Monday 10 August, 2020

Yesterday’s News

Wexford SHC semis set as Oulart-the-Ballagh and Shelmaliers book places

Shelmaliers will play Glynn Barntown in the semi finals while Oulart-the-Ballagh face Naomh Éanna.

Ronnie O’Sullivan roars into quarter-finals despite Crucible ‘stress’

O’Sullivan will take on Mark Williams for a place in the last four.

All-Ireland holders Corofin stretch unbeaten Galway championship run to 47 games

The reigning All-Ireland champions are aiming to win their eighth county title on the bounce.

Callanan's Drom & Inch reach Tipperary quarter-finals while St Finbarr's crash out in Cork

It was another busy day of club championship hurling action around the country.

Atletico Madrid report two positive coronavirus tests ahead of Champions League QF

It was not revealed whether or not the two positive cases involved players or backroom staff.

Lismore and Dungarvan share remarkable 10-37 in Waterford hurling belter

Quarter-final draw made with Fourmilewater up next for defending champions Ballygunner.

Shamrock Rovers hit quick double to go six points clear at the top LOI This post contains videos

Shamrock Rovers hit quick double to go six points clear at the top

Hoops make it seven wins from seven with late rally against Derry City.

Below-par Celtic drop points as Kilmarnock earn deserved draw

Chris Burke’s penalty cancelled out Ryan Christie’s opener.

Aidan O'Shea and Breaffy keep Mayo bid alive with win over neighbours Castlebar

Breaffy battle to two-point win in Páirc Josie Munnelly.

Lucky Vega gives Jessie Harrington Group 1 glory at the Curragh

Young star wins Phoenix Stakes in the hands of Shane Foley.

Morelos scores first league goals of 2020 to give Rangers victory

Steven Gerrard’s side were 3-0 winners at home to St Mirren.

Cavan All-Ireland winner James McCabe dies aged 89 RIP

Cavan All-Ireland winner James McCabe dies aged 89

James McCabe lined out at corner-back when Cavan defeated Meath in the 1952 All-Ireland final replay.

Kyren Wilson survives Martin Gould fightback to book Judd Trump date at Crucible

Wilson had resumed 11-5 up before losing the first three frames of the morning session.

Verstappen stuns Hamilton to clinch 70th anniversary Grand Prix

The Dutchman crossed the finishing line 11.3 seconds clear of Hamilton.

‘I leave with my head held high’ – Willian confirms Chelsea exit

The Brazil forward has been linked with Arsenal.

NFL player to miss 2020 season after positive Covid-19 test uncovers serious heart condition

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Cameron Smith requires surgery.

Phil Jones stays in Manchester as United jet off to Germany

The 28-year-old last featured in January’s FA Cup fourth-round win at Tranmere.

Dundalk draw Slovenian outfit Celje in Champions League

Celtic will take on Icelandic club KR Reykjavik.

Frank Lampard focused on new signings as Chelsea season ends with Bayern defeat

The Bundesliga champions won 4-1 on the night and 7-1 on aggregate.

Dustin Johnson eyes US PGA redemption

The American will take a one-shot lead into the final round as he seeks to atone for a near miss a decade ago.

Warren and Pacers hand Lakers another loss as NBA playoffs loom

It was another busy night in the bubble.

Crusaders win Super Rugby NZ title with trademark late surge

Three tries in the final quarter secured their fourth successive Super title.

Best in the USA, Saint Iker and more of the week's great sportswriting

Plus, how to qualify to play for Kiltane and the rise of the one-step three in the NBA.

Rugby 20, virtual fans, and social distancing - eir Sport's plans for rugby's return TV

Rugby 20, virtual fans, and social distancing - eir Sport's plans for rugby's return

The broadcaster has been busily planning for Leinster’s clash with Munster on 22 August.

Ranking the 8 remaining teams in the Champions League

Man City, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid are among the contenders.

Saturday 8 August, 2020

Tiger Woods fails to fire in third round of US PGA Championship

Shane Lowry, meanwhile, shot one-under par.

Canning's Portumna fall to second straight defeat in Galway SHC

We also have the latest from the Kilkenny, Tipperary and Waterford senior hurling championships..

Stephanie Roche on target as Peamount get title defence underway with comfortable win Success This post contains videos

Stephanie Roche on target as Peamount get title defence underway with comfortable win

Shelbourne were too good for Cork City in the opening game of the new season.

Chelsea suffer humiliating 7-1 Champions League aggregate loss

Bayern Munich sent out a warning to their rivals with an imperious display.

Verdon scores twice as Longford Town win 'midlands clasico'

There was late drama in the league’s other game between Cobh Ramblers and Galway United.

Lionel Messi brilliance helps Barcelona into Champions League last 8

The Argentine international scored and won a penalty, to set up a mouth-watering tie with German champions Bayern Munich on Friday.

Crucible controversy as Anthony McGill confronts opponent Jamie Clarke Tempers Flare This post contains videos

Crucible controversy as Anthony McGill confronts opponent Jamie Clarke

Elsewhere, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Ding Junhui are tied at 8-8.

Juventus spring major surprise by appointing Andrea Pirlo as manager

Pirlo replaces the sacked Maurizio Sarri in spite of having no previous coaching experience.

Sligo climb from the foot of the table with Shels win Moving Up This post contains videos

Sligo climb from the foot of the table with Shels win

The Bit o’ Red led after 30 seconds and didn’t look back.

Second Waterford player tests negative for Covid-19

The club’s match today with Cork City also went ahead as planned.

Steven Gerrard under no pressure to sell as transfer fees not through the Roofe

The Rangers boss completed a double swoop earlier this week.

NFL cornerback to face armed robbery charges

DeAndre Baker previously denied wrongdoing during an initial court appearance on 19 May.

Valtteri Bottas snatches pole from Lewis Hamilton at 70th Anniversary Grand Prix

Nico Hulkenberg took an impressive third in his role as Sergio Perez’s replacement at Racing Point.

'This defeat is on me,' says under-fire Real Madrid defender Woe

'This defeat is on me,' says under-fire Real Madrid defender

Raphael Varane insisted on facing up to his two mistakes against Manchester City.

Waterford end difficult week with draw against Cork City LOI

Waterford end difficult week with draw against Cork City

The game finished 0-0 at the RSC.

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