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'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships
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# Not Involved

'At this stage, a step too far' - Sam Bennett pulls out of the World Road Championships

11 hours ago 3,566 Views 5 Comments

Eddie Dunbar, Rory Townsend and Ryan Mullen are all part of the Irish team for the men’s road race.

Tipperary star named in West Coast Eagles' leadership group for 2022 season
# Wizard Of Oz
# Wizard Of Oz

Tipperary star named in West Coast Eagles' leadership group for 2022 season

11 hours ago 6,641 Views 1 Comment

‘Aisling McCarthy’s football nous – alongside her hardworking nature – made her an ideal candidate.’

Aaron Jones scores four touchdowns, loses father's ashes in endzone
# NFL
# NFL

Aaron Jones scores four touchdowns, loses father's ashes in endzone

20 hours ago 9,678 Views 1 Comment

The Green Bay Packers running back lost his father to Covid-19 in April.

Other - Monday 20 September, 2021

'Threatening email' sees security raised around one-day international between England and New Zealand
# Cricket
# Cricket

'Threatening email' sees security raised around one-day international between England and New Zealand

Mon 10:50 PM 2,949 Views 1 Comment

The game is due to go ahead despite the development after the threat was investigated and judged not to be credible.

Fifa to discuss plans for biennial World Cups at associations summit next week
# Political Football
# Political Football

Fifa to discuss plans for biennial World Cups at associations summit next week

Mon 10:00 AM 9,369 Views 10 Comments

The world governing body is in favour of shortening the gap between its showpiece event from four to two years.

Ravens' Jackson outduels Mahomes, Brady throws five TDs for Buccaneers
# NFL
# NFL

Ravens' Jackson outduels Mahomes, Brady throws five TDs for Buccaneers

Mon 7:46 AM 5,373 Views 3 Comments

Baltimore rebounded from a frustrating season-opening loss to the Las Vegas Raiders last week.

Other - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Glory for Ireland as Jenny Egan bags silver medal in Canoe Sprint World Championships
# Silver Lining
# Silver Lining

Glory for Ireland as Jenny Egan bags silver medal in Canoe Sprint World Championships

Sun 8:13 PM 3,386 Views 1 Comment

Egan took her second medal of the season in the biggest race of the year.

Italy's Filippo Ganna retains time-trial crown at World Cycling Championships
# Top Of The World
# Top Of The World

Italy's Filippo Ganna retains time-trial crown at World Cycling Championships

Sun 4:42 PM 1,903 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Ryan Mullen finished 33rd while team-mate Marcus Christie was 39th.

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao to run for presidency of the Philippines
# President Pac Man
# President Pac Man

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao to run for presidency of the Philippines

Sun 3:16 PM 2,930 Views 0 Comments

Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party at its national convention on Sunday.

Amir Khan claims US police escorted him off flight for ‘no reason’
# NO KHAN DO
# NO KHAN DO

Amir Khan claims US police escorted him off flight for ‘no reason’

Sun 9:52 AM 8,721 Views 8 Comments

The 34-year-old boxer alleged he had been ‘banned’ by American Airlines.

Other - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Veteran O'Neill defeats prodigy Tucker to reach Elite semis after four years out of the ring
# The Old Dog
# The Old Dog

Veteran O'Neill defeats prodigy Tucker to reach Elite semis after four years out of the ring

Sat 6:17 PM 5,334 Views 0 Comments

The Irish-boxing great rolled back the years as he reached the 86kg semi-finals.

Other - Friday 17 September, 2021

Georgia chess icon sues Netflix over her portrayal in The Queen's Gambit
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# Nona Gaprindashvili

Georgia chess icon sues Netflix over her portrayal in The Queen's Gambit

Fri 1:55 PM 38,498 Views 0 Comments

Nona Gaprindashvili has filed a $5 million defamation suit against Netflix.

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport
# On The Box
# On The Box

Here's your essential TV guide to this weekend's live sport

Updated Fri 12:01 PM 21,562 Views 7 Comments

Get stuck into this lot over the weekend.

Dustin Hopkins seals thrilling Washington victory with second-chance field goal
# NFL
# NFL

Dustin Hopkins seals thrilling Washington victory with second-chance field goal

Fri 7:42 AM 3,828 Views 2 Comments

The kicker converted a 43-yard attempt seconds after a 48-yard miss was negated by an offside penalty.

Other - Thursday 16 September, 2021

America's Cup organisers announce extension to 2024 venue bidding process
# Sailing
# Sailing

America's Cup organisers announce extension to 2024 venue bidding process

Thu 9:55 PM 20,703 Views 21 Comments

Organisers want to allow shortlisted venues time ‘to work through final details and provide further information’.

Salazar loses appeal, four-year ban for series of doping violations upheld
# Ruling
# Ruling

Salazar loses appeal, four-year ban for series of doping violations upheld

Thu 9:25 AM 2,880 Views 1 Comment

The 63-year-old had appealed the decision imposed by the US Anti-Doping Agency in 2019.

Other - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Alberto Salazar set for 4-year ban after losing appeal for doping offences
# Punishment
# Punishment

Alberto Salazar set for 4-year ban after losing appeal for doping offences

Sep 15th 2021, 11:27 PM 5,317 Views 6 Comments

The 63-year-old former head of the now-shuttered Nike Oregon Project was suspended in 2019.

'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane
# Speaking Up
# Speaking Up

'My lane has been given to lessons at times when I go training' - Paralympic champion Keane

Sep 15th 2021, 6:17 PM 30,761 Views 5 Comments

Ellen Keane says that access is often a problem for her compared with Olympic athletes.

Davy Russell to return at Downpatrick
# Back In The Saddle
# Back In The Saddle

Davy Russell to return at Downpatrick

Sep 15th 2021, 4:30 PM 2,105 Views 0 Comments

Two Friday rides follow 11 months out with neck injury.

Other - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Unvaccinated adults in England to be barred from sports venues if pandemic worsens
# Over The Water
# Over The Water

Unvaccinated adults in England to be barred from sports venues if pandemic worsens

Sep 14th 2021, 7:21 PM 6,766 Views 28 Comments

The British government set out its plans for the months ahead on Tuesday.

Britain could be set to lose Olympics silver medals after CJ Ujah’s B sample tests positive
# Problems
# Problems

Britain could be set to lose Olympics silver medals after CJ Ujah’s B sample tests positive

Sep 14th 2021, 6:03 PM 6,201 Views 3 Comments

He was part of a relay team that also included Zharnel Hughes, Richard Kilty and Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake.

Raiders edge out Ravens in overtime of thrilling opener
# Viva Las Vegas
# Viva Las Vegas

Raiders edge out Ravens in overtime of thrilling opener

Sep 14th 2021, 7:54 AM 2,611 Views 0 Comments

Derek Carr hit Zay Jones with his second TD pass of the night to cap off the comeback victory.

Other - Monday 13 September, 2021

David Gillick urges Irish athletics to nurture medal hopes for 2028 Olympics
# LA Story
# LA Story

David Gillick urges Irish athletics to nurture medal hopes for 2028 Olympics

Sep 13th 2021, 9:15 PM 2,942 Views 1 Comment

‘If we blood them now… we might have a conversation that could be a lot different around medals.’

McBrine helps Ireland to earn series draw against Zimbabwe
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# Rain Rain Go Away

McBrine helps Ireland to earn series draw against Zimbabwe

Sep 13th 2021, 8:40 PM 2,066 Views 0 Comments

Rain disrupted play throughout the day in Stormont.

Joshua 'needs to fight' fellow heavyweight champion Fury
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

Joshua 'needs to fight' fellow heavyweight champion Fury

Sep 13th 2021, 7:21 PM 5,175 Views 1 Comment

Between them, the two boxers currently hold all the major versions of the heavyweight world title.

Emma Raducanu can ‘rule the world’ after shock US Open success
# Net Gains
# Net Gains

Emma Raducanu can ‘rule the world’ after shock US Open success

Updated Sep 13th 2021, 5:00 PM 36,763 Views 25 Comments

Former Wimbledon champion Virginia Wade says the 18-year-old needs advice on how to cope with her increased fame

F1 boss hopes championship will be 'won on the track' after another Hamilton/Verstappen crash
# Brawn Calls For Brains
# Brawn Calls For Brains

F1 boss hopes championship will be 'won on the track' after another Hamilton/Verstappen crash

Sep 13th 2021, 3:19 PM 3,759 Views 1 Comment

The sport’s most exciting title race in recent memory took another dramatic twist at Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix when Hamilton and Verstappen crashed out.

Mahomes sparks Chiefs comeback, Saints pummel Packers
# NFL
# NFL

Mahomes sparks Chiefs comeback, Saints pummel Packers

Sep 13th 2021, 8:00 AM 5,145 Views 1 Comment

The Chiefs outscored the Browns 23-7 in the second half.

Other - Sunday 12 September, 2021

Daniil Medvedev stuns Novak Djokovic to take US Open title
# US Open
# US Open

Daniil Medvedev stuns Novak Djokovic to take US Open title

Sep 12th 2021, 11:36 PM 12,241 Views 12 Comments

The Russian is the first of his generation to beat one of the Djokovic-Federer-Nadal triumvirate in a major final.

Lawrence and Jaguars mauled in NFL bow
# Reality Bites
# Reality Bites

Lawrence and Jaguars mauled in NFL bow

Updated Sep 12th 2021, 10:15 PM 8,658 Views 5 Comments

The No1 draft pick was intercepted three times on his NFL debut.

‘I am grateful to be alive’ says Lewis Hamilton after horror crash at Monza
# Blessed
# Blessed

‘I am grateful to be alive’ says Lewis Hamilton after horror crash at Monza

Sep 12th 2021, 9:07 PM 10,440 Views 12 Comments

The protection device came to the Briton’s rescue when he was involved in a crash with Max Verstappen.

Daniel Ricciardo wins at Monza after Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen crash out
# Lewis Hamilton
# Lewis Hamilton

Daniel Ricciardo wins at Monza after Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen crash out

Sep 12th 2021, 3:19 PM 9,184 Views 9 Comments

The rear of the Dutchman’s airborne machine ran over the top of Hamilton’s helmet, with the protective halo device absorbing the impact.

US Open triumph 'an absolute dream' for teen sensation Raducanu
# A Star Is Born
# A Star Is Born

US Open triumph 'an absolute dream' for teen sensation Raducanu

Updated Sep 12th 2021, 12:00 PM 31,604 Views 35 Comments

The 18-year-old beat Leylah Fernandez to become the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam.

After the Olympics: what the world looks like following a life-changing experience for Ireland's top athletes
# Games Over
# Games Over

After the Olympics: what the world looks like following a life-changing experience for Ireland's top athletes

Updated Sep 12th 2021, 10:00 AM 10,523 Views 0 Comments

Transitioning back to normal life after the Games can bring challenges, writes Ciarán Kennedy.

A Croke Park trip and the making of Ronaldo: some of our favourite sportswriting this week
# Well Read
# Well Read

A Croke Park trip and the making of Ronaldo: some of our favourite sportswriting this week

Sep 12th 2021, 8:30 AM 3,178 Views 0 Comments

Get the coffee pod machine warmed up.

Man at work: Nicholas Walsh on making his mark in Australia
# Down Under
# Down Under

Man at work: Nicholas Walsh on making his mark in Australia

Sep 12th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,843 Views 1 Comment

The former Cavan footballer was last week appointed St Kilda’s high-performance manager, the latest staging post on an impressive journey.

Other - Saturday 11 September, 2021

18-year-old Emma Raducanu completes New York fairytale with US Open final victory
# A Star Is Born
# A Star Is Born

18-year-old Emma Raducanu completes New York fairytale with US Open final victory

Sep 11th 2021, 11:25 PM 53,863 Views 61 Comments

Raducanu triumphed 6-4 6-3 to become the first British woman to win a grand slam singles title for 44 years.

Lewis Hamilton suffers title setback in Monza sprint race
# Blow
# Blow

Lewis Hamilton suffers title setback in Monza sprint race

Sep 11th 2021, 4:27 PM 7,462 Views 6 Comments

Valtteri Bottas took the victory, while Max Verstappen will start Sunday’s grand prix from pole position.

‘He followed his heart’ – McKenna’s dream on the verge of fruition
# Half The World Away
# Half The World Away

‘He followed his heart’ – McKenna’s dream on the verge of fruition

Sep 11th 2021, 2:46 PM 4,608 Views 0 Comments

The Red Hands’ Conor McKenna made a name for himself and an impact in Aussie Rules, writes Maurice Brosnan.

Superstitions keep Fernandez's dad/coach from US Open
# Distance
# Distance

Superstitions keep Fernandez's dad/coach from US Open

Sep 11th 2021, 12:52 PM 4,021 Views 2 Comments

The teenager ousted three of the world’s top five to reach the final.

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