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Dublin: 4 °C Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Other - Yesterday’s News

All 20,000 entries for next year's Dublin Marathon sell out 10 months in advance

The 40th edition of the race takes place on Sunday 27 October 2019.

Schadenfreude might just be the best feeling in sport NFL

Schadenfreude might just be the best feeling in sport

Getting joy out of the misfortune of others is the most natural thing in the world, writes Steve O’Rourke.

After triumphing at the William Hill, 'The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee' claims Irish book prize

It tells the story of the Belfast-born star’s turbulent upbringing and rise to the top of Irish boxing,

Gronkowski on Miami Miracle: 'They changed it up a little bit and I did sucky'

The Miami Dolphins pulled off a famous win over the New England Patriots with a trick play in the last moments.

Liverpool tie down key defender as Joe Gomez signs new long-term deal

The injured England international has committed his future to the Reds.

Cowboys top Eagles in overtime on the back of stellar Amari Cooper display NFL

Cowboys top Eagles in overtime on the back of stellar Amari Cooper display

Meanwhile, the Saints went marching on with another NFC South title in the bag.

Other - Sunday 9 December, 2018

McDowell edged out on final hole of QBE Shootout in Florida

The Northern Irishman finished second at the event for the second year running.

A Miami miracle! Dolphins defeat Patriots on miraculous final play NFL This post contains videos

A Miami miracle! Dolphins defeat Patriots on miraculous final play

Kenyan Drake broke a tackle, turned up field and ran into the end zone to give the Dolphins a sensational 34-33 victory.

Poll: Who should win the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year award? The Nominees Are... This post contains a poll

Poll: Who should win the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year award?

Johnny Sexton and Kellie Harrington among those on the shortlist.

Schmidt and Shaw the leading contenders for RTÉ Manager of the Year award Top Coaches This post contains a poll

Schmidt and Shaw the leading contenders for RTÉ Manager of the Year award

11 nominees are in the running for the 2018 award.

Willie Mullins' Min makes winning return at Punchestown Festive Racing This post contains videos

Willie Mullins' Min makes winning return at Punchestown

Ruby Walsh guided the even-money favourite to Grade One victory this afternoon.

Fall ends rising star Healy's hopes of medal at European Cross Country

There were strong performances from Sara Treacy, Sean Tobin and Ryan Forsyth in Tilburg.

Emotional Oosthuizen ends 33-month winless run by lifting SA Open trophy

‘This is a very special victory for me.’

'Bean an D’or', Ghaoth Dobhair celebrations, AC Milan in Athlone and more Tweets of the Week Tweets Of The Week This post contains videos

'Bean an D’or', Ghaoth Dobhair celebrations, AC Milan in Athlone and more Tweets of the Week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

Doing good without God, a post-Kap league, and your NFL week 14 preview NFL

Doing good without God, a post-Kap league, and your NFL week 14 preview

With Mark Sanchez back playing, there can be no doubt Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed, writes Steve O’Rourke.

Three-weight world champion Lomachenko unifies lightweight belts with explosive finish

The Ukrainian knocked down Jose Pedraza twice in the 11th round before clinching a unanimous decision win.

Brook triumphs in WBA final eliminator against Zerafa despite unconvincing display

The home favourite claimed a unanimous decision victory in the super-welterweight bout.

Solveig and Hegerberg, the greatest game never played and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, a ‘footballing fairytale told in Longford accent.’

Other - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Son Heung-min stunner buoys Tottenham for Barcelona mission as Leicester fall flat

The striker scored a brilliant opener before turning provider for Dele Alli to seal a routine win for Spurs.

Peerless Altior battles the conditions to claim Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown

The Nicky Henderson trained horse made it seven grade one wins this afternoon.

Appeal rejected: Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will go ahead in Madrid

Boca Juniors lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday to be awarded the title.

'I will always call Green Bay home' - Mike McCarthy takes out full-page ad to thank the Packers

Following his departure from Green Bay, the 55-year-old has published his thanks in a range of local newspapers.

Sligo's 18-year-old swimming sensation breaks fourth Irish senior record in three days

Mona McSharry is having a week to remember at the Irish Short-Course Swimming Championships in Antrim.

Ferdinand: Man United’s 2008 Champions League winners better than this Man City team

The 40-year-old believes Pep Guardiola’s side are the most entertaining team to watch but isn’t sure they’d get the better of his former team.

Salah hat-trick sees Liverpool climb top of the league as Klopp’s men ease past Cherries

The Reds have gone top for at least a few hours, as their Egyptian striker inspired a 4-0 win at Bournemouth.

'I'll be on the line knowing I've really earned this one. It has been a tough ride'

From the high of the Rio Olympics, Sara Treacy endured a difficult two years but after being plagued by injury and self-doubt, the Meath runner is back racing for Ireland again.

Moylette shows extraordinary courage but is edged out in homecoming humdinger with Mexican

Ray Moylette and Christian Uruzquieta waged war in Castlebar, but it was the Mexican who received the judges’ verdict.

Other - Friday 7 December, 2018

WBC sanction 'direct' rematch between champion Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury

The sanctioning body has cleared the way for a much called-for rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury.

'I feel empty because you never get used to losing. It's painful'

Alexander Cox said he is proud of his Ireland team after they bowed out of the World Cup at the hands of England.

18-year-old swimming prodigy Mona McSharry breaks three Irish records within the space of 24 hours

There was joy elsewhere at the event for Bangor swimmer Jack McMillan.

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Ireland's World Cup dream fails to take off as Cox's men bow out after England defeat

Goals from Chris Cargo and Shane O’Donoghue not enough for the Green Machine in India.

Mourinho's agent insists claims he is set to leave Man United are 'totally untrue'

Jorge Mendes released a rare statement this afternoon, insisting his client is not going anywhere.

Henry equals record with 99-yard TD, scores three more as Titans trounce Jags From Way Back This post contains videos

Henry equals record with 99-yard TD, scores three more as Titans trounce Jags

It was a night of many records for Derrick Henry as he became the first man since 1983 to run in from 99 yards.

Going home or going through? Ireland and England set for World Cup showdown

Alexander Cox’s side require a draw to advance through to the Men’s Hockey World Cup play-offs.

Other - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Green Bay Packers allowed fired coach McCarthy return for 'emotional' speech to team

McCarthy was shown the exit in his 13th season in charge of the Wisconsin team.

After missing his Olympic dream, Ray Moylette tried the ‘big, bad world’ for two months

The Mayo man is now 11-0 as a pro and is bringing a title fight to his hometown tomorrow night.

Ireland's Hockey World Cup hero caps huge 2018 with prestigious honour in US Super Keeper This post contains videos

Ireland's Hockey World Cup hero caps huge 2018 with prestigious honour in US

Ayeisha McFerran has been named on the All-American Team of the Year once again.

Betting adverts to be banned 'whistle-to-whistle' during live sports broadcasts in the UK

Between 28,000 and 40,000 people in Ireland suffer from a gambling disorder.

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