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Other - Yesterday’s News

New England Patriots' tight end Rob Gronkowski announces retirement aged 29

The New Yorker has called it a day after securing his third Super Bowl championship in February.

'We wanted something the whole town could get behind': Kieran Donaghy's Tralee Warriors crowned basketball champions What Do You Think Of That This post contains videos

'We wanted something the whole town could get behind': Kieran Donaghy's Tralee Warriors crowned basketball champions

The Kerry ace led the charge as Tralee won the 2019 Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League.

Tyson Fury returning to the ring to face undefeated Schwarz in June Las Vegas bout

Tom Schwarz brings a record of 24-0 with 16 knockouts to the bout.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Some of the defining moments from a busy week of sporting action.

'I am truly sorry': New England Patriots' 77-year-old owner apologises after prostitution charges

Billionaire Robert Kraft was among 25 men charged with soliciting prostitution.

Rice, the Ra and women at work: It's your sporting Tweets of the Week

Twitter was aflame this week, here’s what you may have missed.

'The furore over Tayla Harris photo' and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, a piece looking at the first-ever women’s match to main-event wrestling’s biggest night, which includes Ireland’s Becky Lynch.

Other - Saturday 23 March, 2019

Ireland's youngest professional boxer, 17, stops fourth consecutive opponent

Coachford College student James Power is now 4-0 with four KOs after a last-minute flight to Hungary.

Dublin's Lynn Harvey stopped in Spain as European title tilt falls short

The Kilbarrack woman was dropped and halted in a five-round thriller with Caty Diaz.

Donegal's Jason Quigley dismantles Finnish opponent inside two rounds in London Sucking Diesel This post contains videos

Donegal's Jason Quigley dismantles Finnish opponent inside two rounds in London

Quigley inflicted a first stoppage defeat upon Mathias Eklund of Finland on his debut on this side of the pond.

LeBron labels own performance as 's****y' after Lakers eliminated from playoff contention

Defeat to the Brooklyn Nets means the NBA star will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2005.

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Baseball Ireland hoping to join the big leagues

It’s been a year to remember for the sport in this country.

'I said, 'No way, I'll be 42 years of age' and here I am, going to Tokyo - I can't wait'

Still without a National Indoor Velodrome on these shores, Eve McCrystal continues to break boundaries alongside Katie-George Dunlevy.

Other - Friday 22 March, 2019

Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Hope for Olympic boxing as AIBA chief 'linked to transnational criminal organisations' steps down

Uzbekistan’s Gafur Rakhimov has been shrouded in controversy since his appointment last November.

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'Everything we need' - Big Olympic boost as top Irish sailors open the doors of their 'new home'

Rio medallist Annalise Murphy is among the 13 leading sailors based at the new facility in Dún Laoghaire.

Durant leads Warriors to victory after friend's death NBA

Durant leads Warriors to victory after friend's death

On the same day his childhood friend Cliff Dixon was shot to death, the Warriors star posted 15 points and tallied six assists.

Other - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Kaepernick's NFL settlement less than $10 million -- report

Many commentators felt the former quarterback was in line for much more after alleging collusion between team owners.

'I feel like my body is kind of falling apart' - Olympic superstar Biles to retire after Tokyo 2020

The all-conquering gymnast, 22, is the first woman to win four all-around world titles.

'I'm the most unstoppable player in the league,' declares Embiid after 76ers finally beat Celtics NBA

'I'm the most unstoppable player in the league,' declares Embiid after 76ers finally beat Celtics

Joel Embiid finished with 37 points, 22 rebounds and four assists for Philadelphia.

'Cowardly grubs' - Oz Prime Minister weighs in on Tayla Harris photo storm

The AFLW star has labelled comments on an incredible picture of her in full flight as ‘sexual abuse on social media’.

Other - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

US baseball star set to sign €379m deal - the most lucrative sports contract ever

Mike Trout, 27, has agreed an eye-watering 12-year extension with the LA Angels.

'Every player needs information, but also a pat on the shoulder': Harrington on his captaincy style

Harrington will lead Team Europe into action next year.

Rockets' James Harden completes the set to make NBA history

The reigning MVP became the first NBA player to score 30 or more points against all 29 opponents in a single season.

Other - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

'No pain in heaven' - Tributes as record-breaking swimmer dies at 26 RIP

'No pain in heaven' - Tributes as record-breaking swimmer dies at 26

Kenneth To has died suddenly after falling unwell at a Florida training camp.

Tiger Roll set for Grand National repeat in bid to emulate the legendary Red Rum AIM

Tiger Roll set for Grand National repeat in bid to emulate the legendary Red Rum

The nine-year-old is almost certain to return to Aintree.

Retelling of Anne O'Brien's incredible story takes inaugural 20x20 award

Eoin O’Callaghan’s piece on The42 has been recognised with a new prize aimed at rewarding coverage of women in sport.

Cavan's Leona Maguire cards career-best pro finish as Niall Horan drives her on

‘Delighted’ after a top-five finish in Florida, herself and her twin sister Lisa will now practice at Lake Nona.

Team Sky renamed Team Ineos after being bought out by Britain's richest man

The controversial cycling outfit has secured backing from the owner of chemical giants Ineos, Jim Ratcliffe.

'Here's a pic of me at work' - AFLW star hits back at 'derogatory comments' in photo storm

An incredible picture of Carlton Blues ace Tayla Harris in full flight was captured at the weekend.

Ryder Cup captain Harrington set for Lahinch return this summer

Harrington will join tournament host Paul McGinley and Shane Lowry as the home favourites at the Irish Open.

World Karate Federation intervenes in Irish political dispute ahead of European Championships

The WKF has released a statement on the political in-fighting which has divided Irish karate.

In case you missed it: Watch Katie Taylor add WBO world title to her collection Full Fight This post contains videos

In case you missed it: Watch Katie Taylor add WBO world title to her collection

Rose Volante was the latest champion to be dethroned by Bray’s finest in Philadelphia on Friday night.

Japan's Olympic Committee chief to step down amid corruption probe

Tsunekazu Takeda said the decision has ‘nothing to do with the investigation’ and will quit in June.

Other - Monday 18 March, 2019

Kellie Harrington auctions off belt to raise money for neighbours who lost their home to fire

The world champion boxer has been receiving bids for her 2015 National Elite belt.

'An offer we couldn't refuse' - Giants GM Gettleman breaks silence over Beckham trade

‘We didn’t sign Odell to trade him, but things change,’ the 68-year-old said on Monday.

Ireland rue nightmare start as Afghanistan claim historic Test victory

Graham Ford’s side battled valiantly in Dehradun but had left themselves with too much damage to repair.

'I'm playing some of the best golf of my life right now': McIlroy eyes Augusta

A final-round 70 saw the Irishman end his 365-day wait for a PGA Tour title as he won The Players Championship.

Improved Conlan earns shutout win as he turns The Garden green for third straight year

The Belfast man moved to 11-0, 6KOs with a polished display in front of a passionate Irish crowd in The Big Apple.

Other - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Paddy Barnes will 'probably retire' after suffering shock defeat in US debut war

Barnes lost a split decision to unheralded Texan Oscar Mojica on the undercard of Michael Conlan’s Patrick’s Day card at MSG.

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