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We'll Leave it There So: Irish hockey heartbreak, Mo Farah allegations and all of today's sport

Also, Bastian Schweinsteiger pays tribute to the Irish student who lost his life in the Berkeley tragedy.

Beirne Leadon-Bolger and Dawn Leadon-Bolger Source: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

(Beirne Leadon-Bolger and Dawn Leadon-Bolger pictured today at Leopardstown Racecourse)



The best thing we shared today


Bastian Schweinsteiger paid tribute to the Irish student who lost his life in the Berkeley tragedy.

On the record

“I guessed there would be a lot of [viewers], given that it was the Six One News plus our audience, which was pretty sizeable. It seemed like not too big a leap to suggest that everybody in Ireland was watching this, so the line came naturally. But in terms of thinking that this would sum it up and it would be the title of a book years later, no it didn’t [register].”

George Hamilton remembers Italia 90 and his famous “the nation holds its breath” commentary.

Where we were today

gaa Source: Ramsey Cardy/SPORTSFILE

Fintan O’Toole was in attendance today for a press conference featuring former All-Ireland winning captains Eoin Kelly and John O’Leary.

The fixture list

  • The Copa America continues, with Mexico v Ecuador and Peru v Venezuela taking place.
  • There’s more 2015 European Games action, and Irish interest aplenty.

Showbiz, baby!

The Clare hurlers did a crossbar challenge for charity.

Source: Clare Hurlers/YouTube

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