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Other - Yesterday’s News

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November CAS

Russian appeal against four-year doping ban from international sport to be heard in November

Should WADA’s ruling be confirmed, Russia will miss out on the postponed Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 winter Games and the World Cup in Qatar.

College football clash will not take place at Aviva Stadium this summer

Navy and Notre Dame hope to open their season in the US instead.

Formula One unveils 8-race schedule in Europe from 5 July

The season is now scheduled to finish in December.

'He was almost poetic' - Gary Lineker tells us about Hugh McIlvanney's genius

The Match of the Day presenter celebrates one of sportswriting’s masters in a special edition of the Behind the Lines podcast.

Ex-champ Mayweather to pay for Floyd funeral - report

The death of the unarmed black man while in police custody has ignited violent reactions across America.

Leading NBA coach dismisses Donald Trump as 'fool'

Gregg Popovich has called out the US president for a lack of leadership in the face of nationwide unrest.

Other - Monday 1 June, 2020

'We have had enough' - Jordan among sports stars calling for justice over George Floyd death

Lewis Hamilton also slammed Formula One for failing to speak out against racism.

Other - Saturday 30 May, 2020

South Africa and UK ramping up return to sport

Professional sport has been given an amber light to proceed in South Africa, though contact sports will have to lay out detailed plans to maintain player safety.

Austria to stage Formula 1 season opener in July

The race will take place without spectators.

Other - Friday 29 May, 2020

Ireland’s leading Olympic hope may retire unless government relax rules

Two-time world rowing champion Sanita Puspure fears her hopes of gold in Tokyo could be ruined by lockdown policies.

Kaepernick voices support for Minneapolis protesters after killing of George Floyd

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was ostracised by the NFL after his own protest in 2016.

Other - Thursday 28 May, 2020

A crack den, 14 foster homes, and a friendship with the world's best that began with a sick bucket

‘There’d be people downstairs smoking crack or heroin, so it was more, ‘I do not want that.’’

'Do you understand NOW?' - LeBron James among athletes outraged at George Floyd's death

The Los Angeles Lakers playmaker contrasted the incident with the kneeling protests of former NFL star Colin Kaepernick in 2016.

Other - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Put your tennis knowledge to the test in our French Open quiz

Let’s see how much you know about the Grand Slam tournament that was due to begin this week.

Other - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Here's what you can expect from your membership of The42 this week

Sportswriting chat, GAA icons, a coaching masterclass and another journey through space and time.

McIlroy wants Ryder Cup postponed until 2021

‘The players are the ones that make the Ryder Cup and if they don’t want to play then there isn’t a Ryder Cup.’

'It's important to recognise that men's sport has had investment and privilege that most of women's sport never had' BTL

Muhammad Ali and the mafia

How murder and mayhem were linked to the legendary boxer.

Other - Monday 25 May, 2020

NBA great Patrick Ewing released from hospital

The New York Knicks legend is recovering from Covid-19.

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning win charity golf match for Covid-19 relief

The exhibition match, against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, raised $20million.

Other - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Formula E driver apologises for cheating in virtual race

Daniel Abt was also ordered to make a ‘compulsory donation’ of €10,000 to charity.

Lockdown left Lewis Hamilton questioning his Formula One future

The star admitted to struggling for motivation during the coronavirus pandemic.

Colin Kaepernick's girlfriend Nessa Diab blasts NFL for 'retired' tag

She complained about the designation in a social media post.

Georgian tennis star charged with assaulting ex-wife

Nikoloz Basilashvili, ranked 27th in the world, faces up to three years behind bars if found guilty.

Thompson on Jordan, Kimmage on Kimmage and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, absorbing pieces with Lee Hendrie and tracking Evan Tanner’s last steps.

Other - Saturday 23 May, 2020

'It's not women's sport, it's just sport'

Jenny Egan reflects on her incredible journey – and looks at what’s yet to come on and off the water.

NBA great Patrick Ewing hospitalised with Covid-19

The Knicks legend said the virus ‘should not be taken lightly’.

Other - Friday 22 May, 2020

Hall of Fame NBA coach dies aged 78 RIP

Hall of Fame NBA coach dies aged 78

Jerry Sloan, who guided the Utah Jazz for 23 seasons, also featured on The Last Dance documentary.

'We can't postpone it again': Olympic official preparing for problematic Games

John Coates hopes that plans can be put in place if the pandemic is contained by October.

Other - Thursday 21 May, 2020

ESPN follow up Last Dance success by announcing 9-part documentary on Tom Brady Coming Up This post contains videos

ESPN follow up Last Dance success by announcing 9-part documentary on Tom Brady

The legendary QB is next to get the Michael Jordan treatment on ESPN.

Kildare world-title challenger Hogan appoints Irish boxing legend McCullough as new trainer

The Brisbane-based Kilcullen native will train from McCullough’s American quarters ahead of significant potential fights on US soil.

'In truth, he was an extremely high-functioning alcoholic'

An extract from the award-winning book, ‘The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee’.

Irish sprint star Adeleke on the Leaving Cert rollercoaster and her big decision on the next chapter

The 17-year-old sensation has had a crazy few months – and there’s much more to come.

Other - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'Who'd have thought two guys from Smithborough would have Freddie Roach standing in their corner?'

Three ‘ordinary human beings’ from Monaghan have added a boxing legend to their arsenal as they try to do something extraordinary halfway across the world.

Why coaches quickly learning young players' names is so important

A human connection is key to coaching, James Scott tells Shane Keegan on the latest episode of How To Win At Dominoes.

'It turned out there was a tumour in the ankle... I didn't mind the physical pain, it was just mentally so draining'

Irish karate star Caradh O’Donovan on how a horror injury led to a rare joint disease diagnosis, and managing Crohn’s disease.

'About 90% of it was BS' - Ex-Chicago Bulls player slams Jordan over The Last Dance documentary

Horace Grant claims the documentary was edited to present his former team-mate in a favorable light.

Tadhg Kennelly's future in doubt with Sydney Swans - reports

The 2005 Premiership winner is the club’s latest high-profile casualty following cuts due to Covid-19.

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