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Dublin: 11 °C Sunday 25 August, 2019

Other - Yesterday’s News

Root digs in to revive England's Ashes hopes in third Test

The captain scored a half-century to halt Australia’s charge for victory at Headingley.

Ireland suffer European Championships relegation after heavy Wales defeat

It was a sobering afternoon for the Green Machine in Antwerp.

NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA

The hosts secured a four-point victory in Melbourne.

Joint-second McIlroy one shot off leader Koepka at Tour Championship halfway mark

The Northern Ireland man is alongside Justin Thomas on 12-under heading into the third round.

Other - Friday 23 August, 2019

Australia on brink of retaining Ashes after England's woeful 67 all out

This was England’s lowest Ashes total since 1948 and the fourth time in 18 months they had been dismissed for under a hundred in a Test.

Taylor warned to expect Ali v Frazier-type war if she steps up in weight to face Linardatou

The WBO World light-welterweight champion’s manager admits Katie Taylor has ‘changed the financial landscape’ of women’s boxing.

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O'Flanagan strikes late to give Ireland priceless win over Belgium

Sean Dancer’s side have taken a big step towards retaining their European Hockey Championships status.

McIlroy one behind as Schauffele surges to share of Tour Championship lead

There’s a stacked leaderboard after round one in Atlanta.

Other - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Archer takes six as he rips through Australia at Headingley The Ashes This post contains videos

Archer takes six as he rips through Australia at Headingley

The England fast-bowler dominated the first day of the third Ashes Test.

Serena and Sharapova set for blockbuster first-round clash at US Open

In the men’s draw, Novak Djokovic may have to see off Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal to defend his crown.

Ireland teetering on the brink of relegation after narrow defeat to England

Alexander Cox’s side need to beat Wales on Saturday to have any chance of retaining their European Championship status.

Doha not an option for dad-to-be Clohisey as Dublin takes centre stage

Last year’s national marathon winner will be back on the streets of the capital to defend his title this October.

Golovkin and Hearn join forces to promote GGG's fights

The pair previously co-promoted the Kazakh’s middleweight title defence against Kell Brook in England.

Cork's Phil Healy leads Irish contingent on wet and windy night at Morton Games

There was disappointment for Donegal man Mark English in tough conditions.

Joe Ward set to make dream pro debut on Golovkin card at Madison Square Garden

The former Irish amateur standout will take his first steps through the ropes as a professional at the ‘Mecca of Boxing’.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland only fund Olympic sports where we have the best chance of winning? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland only fund Olympic sports where we have the best chance of winning?

The model has been adopted by other smaller nations.

Other - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse? Ireland 2029

Could Ireland build an Olympic medals powerhouse?

In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we look at what the country needs to do to bring more medals home.

Ryder Cup winner Olesen will face trial over sexual assault charge on flight to London

The 29-year-old has indicated he will plead not guilty.

Golovkin lands chance to reclaim IBF World middleweight title

The 37-year-old will face Ukrainian standout Sergiy Derevyanchenko at Madison Square Garden in October.

Ireland's European dream dies as German draw not enough for semi-final spot Bowing Out This post contains videos

Ireland's European dream dies as German draw not enough for semi-final spot

The wait for a last four berth at the European Hockey Championships continues.

Frampton and Conlan set to share Christmas bill with pound-for-pound star in New York

The Tiger’s Bay and Falls Road natives are pencilled in to prop up a Terence Crawford title defence at Madison Square Garden.

England to host Ireland in three-match ODI series in 2020

The newly announced ODIs form part of Ireland’s involvement in the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League.

Ciara Mageean finds her happy place

It has not been easy to live away from her boyfriend, but with the right support, the Irish middle-distance runner is giving herself the best chance of success.

Other - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Ireland drop into relegation battle as Germany show their class European Championships This post contains videos

Ireland drop into relegation battle as Germany show their class

Alexander Cox’s side were beaten in this afternoon’s European Hockey Championships clash.

Joyous scenes as Irish dressage team qualify for Olympic Games for first time ever Happy Days This post contains videos

Joyous scenes as Irish dressage team qualify for Olympic Games for first time ever

Judy Reynolds and Vancouver K scored a brilliant 76.351% to help book their spot.

Deaf South Korean tennis player makes history

Lee Duck-hee’s straight-sets win over Henri Laaksonen will go down in the record books.

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion Knockout Blow This post contains videos

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion

Smith has not been given the all-clear to play by Cricket Australia doctors after being hit on the head at Lord’s.

Other - Monday 19 August, 2019

Dancer's Ireland cut loose against Belarus to set up German showdown European Championships This post contains videos

Dancer's Ireland cut loose against Belarus to set up German showdown

The Green Army scored 11 in Antwerp this afternoon to get their European Hockey Championships campaign back on track.

European Tour announces new plan to tackle slow play

New regulations will be trialled at next month’s BMW PGA Championship.

Amateur champion Sugrue among Irish trio in Walker Cup team

Conor Purcell and Caolan Rafferty are also named in the GB and Ireland team to face USA next month.

Other - Sunday 18 August, 2019

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

All the action from a different angle.

Second Ashes Test ends in a draw as Australia hang on in the dying light

Australia hold a 1-0 series lead as the Ashes heads to Headingly next week.

O'Donoghue double sees Ireland salvage dramatic draw against Scotland

Ireland had to battle back from 3-1 down to force the draw.

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League On Fire This post contains videos

Donegal's Mark English powers home to 800m gold at Diamond League

Thomas Barr and Sarah Healy were also flying the flag in Birmingham.

Steve Smith sits out Ashes Test final day after concussive bowl

The Australian batsman took a sickening blow from a ball bowled by Jofra Archer.

Barr goal not enough as Ireland Women lose European opener to England Held Off This post contains videos

Barr goal not enough as Ireland Women lose European opener to England

Ireland fell 2-0 down before Barr struck from a well-worked penalty corner.

Miocic KOs Cormier to take heavyweight title, Diaz makes winning comeback Ufc 241 This post contains videos

Miocic KOs Cormier to take heavyweight title, Diaz makes winning comeback

Nate Diaz defeated Anthony Pettis in his first fight since facing Conor McGregor in 2016.

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