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Saturday 23 July, 2011

Mark Your Card: King George VI day at Ascot
# Starter's Orders
# Starter's Orders

Mark Your Card: King George VI day at Ascot

Jul 23rd 2011, 1:10 PM 230 Views 0 Comments

There’s money to be made in today’s feature race. Read our guide to all of the action on both sides of the pond.

Friday 22 July, 2011

Floodlight robbery: Kildare's GAA HQ raided by gang

Floodlight robbery: Kildare's GAA HQ raided by gang

Jul 22nd 2011, 5:55 PM 1,630 Views 4 Comments

Thieves take Lilywhites’ equipment and what they probably thought were tickets for this weekend’s game.

WATCH: Clinical All Blacks romp past Fiji
# Ominous
# Ominous

WATCH: Clinical All Blacks romp past Fiji

Jul 22nd 2011, 4:15 PM 267 Views 0 Comments

New Zealand hit Fiji for eight tries in their final build up game before the Tri-Nations series, winning 60-14.

Friday 15 July, 2011

How the West was won: 6 memorable Connacht SFC finals
# The Best Of The West
# The Best Of The West

How the West was won: 6 memorable Connacht SFC finals

Jul 15th 2011, 11:18 AM 979 Views 0 Comments

The countdown continues to Sunday’s showdown between Roscommon and Mayo.

Thursday 14 July, 2011

A brief betting guide to the British Open
# A Rough Guide
# A Rough Guide

A brief betting guide to the British Open

Jul 14th 2011, 9:41 AM 121 Views 0 Comments

There is value to be had in the field, with some of the big Irish bookmakers paying out 1/4 odds up to the eighth place finisher.

Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Barton banned from Magpies' US tour
# Foreign Policy
# Foreign Policy

Barton banned from Magpies' US tour

Jul 13th 2011, 10:42 AM 191 Views 1 Comment

Barton last night accepted his plight and previous on his Twitter page after being refused a visa to the USA.

Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Foul ball: Good deed ain't worth it for one Yankees fan
# Money Problems
# Money Problems

Foul ball: Good deed ain't worth it for one Yankees fan

Jul 12th 2011, 4:14 PM 215 Views 0 Comments

So he hands back a recording-breaking ball to his hero. The Yankees acknowledge his gesture and the taxman screws him. God bless America.

Brolly chases intruder in his boxers
# SHORT Sharp Shock
# SHORT Sharp Shock

Brolly chases intruder in his boxers

Jul 12th 2011, 1:30 PM 699 Views 1 Comment

The RTÉ pundit and All-Ireland winning corner forward chased the intruder across a golf course in his boxers.

Limerick launches bid for Rugby League World Cup games
# Le Coupe Thomond
# Le Coupe Thomond

Limerick launches bid for Rugby League World Cup games

Jul 12th 2011, 1:09 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

Thomond Park bid hope to secure either the Ireland v Australia, or Ireland v Fiji game in the home of Munster Rugby.

Doping scandal hits Le Tour again
# A Bit Of Needle
# A Bit Of Needle

Doping scandal hits Le Tour again

Jul 12th 2011, 12:15 PM 255 Views 1 Comment

Alexandr Kolobnev has asked for his B sample to be tested, but the rider and his team decided to stand him down from the 2011 race.

Friday 8 July, 2011

In pictures: week one of Le Tour
# The Week On Wheels
# The Week On Wheels

In pictures: week one of Le Tour

Jul 8th 2011, 5:59 PM 289 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a monumental first week to the tour. Massive crashes, favourites fighting it out with the sprinters and changable weather. So much to talk about and the riders haven’t even seen a mountain yet.

McDowell storms into Castle Stuart lead
# Teeing Up Nicely
# Teeing Up Nicely

McDowell storms into Castle Stuart lead

Jul 8th 2011, 3:33 PM 204 Views 0 Comments

McDowell storms into Scottish Open lead with an eight-under round of 64 including six birdies, and a eagle on the 12th.

Irish stoppers on the move
# Back In Nets!
# Back In Nets!

Irish stoppers on the move

Jul 8th 2011, 2:56 PM 366 Views 0 Comments

Former Bohs keeper could be in line for a move to the Premiership.

Blue and green should never be seen?
# Missing Something?
# Missing Something?

Blue and green should never be seen?

Jul 8th 2011, 1:50 PM 610 Views 11 Comments

New EU proposals could force member countries to display the Union’s flag on their sporting attire.

Wexford unchanged for Dublin challenge
# Model Of Consistency
# Model Of Consistency

Wexford unchanged for Dublin challenge

Jul 8th 2011, 1:36 PM 202 Views 0 Comments

Model County hopeful that they can avenge 2008 Leinster Final defeat.

Ireland's triangular series to go live online
# On The Box
# On The Box

Ireland's triangular series to go live online

Jul 8th 2011, 11:55 AM 182 Views 0 Comments

Scottish Cricket have gotten behind the online concept, due to the lack of interest from terrestrial television stations.

McMahon wins second gold and targets three more
# Freestyling
# Freestyling

McMahon wins second gold and targets three more

Jul 8th 2011, 11:27 AM 289 Views 0 Comments

The Belfast swimmer blitzed the field in yesterday’s 400m freestyle final, smashing her own Irish junior record in the process.

Thursday 7 July, 2011

Lawrie fights for lead in Scottish Open
# Lawrie After Lee
# Lawrie After Lee

Lawrie fights for lead in Scottish Open

Jul 7th 2011, 6:46 PM 291 Views 0 Comments

In the last tournament before the British Open, Lawrie carded an opening round 68 and lies three shots off the leaders.

Zidane to assist Mourhino at Real
# The Special Two
# The Special Two

Zidane to assist Mourhino at Real

Jul 7th 2011, 4:35 PM 169 Views 0 Comments

It’s expected Zidane will assist in attracting players to the Bernabau along with other tasks.

The sack race: who's next out the door amongst hurling's bosses?
# Hot Seat
# Hot Seat

The sack race: who's next out the door amongst hurling's bosses?

Jul 7th 2011, 3:31 PM 271 Views 1 Comment

After the departure of Sparrow O’Loughlin this morning, is this weekend the start of more managerial turmoil?

Hitman announces retirement from ring
# Boxing
# Boxing

Hitman announces retirement from ring

Jul 7th 2011, 3:31 PM 106 Views 1 Comment

It has been touted that Hatton may return against Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather Jr, or even Britain’s Amir Khan, but this notion has now been firmly put to bed.

Wednesday 6 July, 2011

What the hell is the State of Origin?
# Down Under
# Down Under

What the hell is the State of Origin?

Jul 6th 2011, 11:14 AM 255 Views 1 Comment

Australia is glued to their TVs this morning for one of the biggest events in their sporting calender.

Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Destination unknown: Trap's lads facing a summer of upheaval
# Window Pane
# Window Pane

Destination unknown: Trap's lads facing a summer of upheaval

Jul 5th 2011, 9:16 PM 730 Views 3 Comments

It’s a big week for the Boys in Green as the summer transfer window steams up a little.

Introducing referees' newest weapon: the free-kick marker spray
# I Walk The Line
# I Walk The Line

Introducing referees' newest weapon: the free-kick marker spray

Jul 5th 2011, 4:02 PM 1,307 Views 3 Comments

If you’ve been watching the Copa America over the last few days, you’ll know all about this little fella …

Saturday 2 July, 2011

Kings of the mountains: hitting the heights in the Tour de France
# Tour De France
# Tour De France

Kings of the mountains: hitting the heights in the Tour de France

Jul 2nd 2011, 9:34 AM 251 Views 0 Comments

As the Tour gets set for le grand depart this morning, race organisers are preparing to celebrate 100 years of the event’s Alpine stages. The climbs have brought heartache and tragedy.

Friday 1 July, 2011

Talkin' trash: 5 of the best pre-fight press conferences
# Say What?
# Say What?

Talkin' trash: 5 of the best pre-fight press conferences

Jul 1st 2011, 2:48 PM 444 Views 0 Comments

It’s clear from the Haye-Klitschko media events this week there’s no love lost. But it didn’t kick off like these press conferences to remember.

Thursday 30 June, 2011

The price is right? GAA pushes ticket packages that won't break the bank
# Good Save
# Good Save

The price is right? GAA pushes ticket packages that won't break the bank

Jun 30th 2011, 7:18 PM 991 Views 0 Comments

If you know how to do it and are up for minding ten kids for the day – you can get some GAA tickets for free.

Birmingham backer bailed in Hong Kong
# Feeling Blue
# Feeling Blue

Birmingham backer bailed in Hong Kong

Jun 30th 2011, 1:23 PM 153 Views 0 Comments

His wealth has often been questioned since he rode Lancelot-like into the midst of St Andrews in 2009, but these fresh money-laundering charges have put the former hairdresser and apparent stock market whizz-kid under the spotlight once again.