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Dublin: 2 °C Sunday 24 March, 2019

Other - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Hamilton snatches pole position for Australian Grand Prix F1

Hamilton snatches pole position for Australian Grand Prix

The Briton clocked a fastest lap of 1.20.486 to narrowly pip team-mate Valtteri Bottas.

Beating Persoon in undisputed showdown 'would be equal to winning Olympic gold', says Taylor

The Bray woman set up the long-awaited clash for all four belts with a sizzling win over Rose Volante in Philadelphia.

The two-time Irish Olympian whose livelihood is under threat

Brendan Boyce on the likelihood of the 50k racewalk being eliminated from the Olympic Games.

Game Jono Carroll falls shy in maiden world-title tilt as Nevin moves to 12-0

Tevin Farmer beat Carroll 117-110 and 117-111 x2 to retain his IBG World super-featherweight title.

Taylor overcomes career-toughest test and batters Volante to win third world title

After a thrilling encounter, Taylor is now the IBF, WBA and WBO World lightweight champion.

Eagle helps McIlroy take share of the lead at Sawgrass after superb 65 Players Championship This post contains videos

Eagle helps McIlroy take share of the lead at Sawgrass after superb 65

Shane Lowry misses out on the weekend, but Seamus Power fired eight birdies to keep himself in Florida through Sunday.

Other - Friday 15 March, 2019

'Everything went against me all at once' - Nevin finally on track to make a real go of his pro career

John Joe Nevin is finally fighting fit after a rollercoaster few years.

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Amy Broadhurst guarantees European silver and books place in lightweight final

She will aim to defend her title on St. Patrick’s Day.

Taylor moving the dial in USA whether critics like it or not

Katie Taylor is on the verge of a major breakthrough for women’s pro boxing.

Other - Thursday 14 March, 2019

'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I'' Weight Made This post contains videos

'She just said to me: 'I'm here, I'm here.' And I was like: 'Yeah... So am I''

Katie Taylor, Jono Carroll and their opponents have all safely made weight for their respective world-title clashes in Philly.

Odell Beckham Jr bids emotional farewell to the Giants ahead of trade

Having sealed a move to the Cleveland Browns, the wide receiver said goodbye to New York.

Other - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Shocking scenes as cyclists involved in high-speed crash with pedestrian at Italian time trial Cycling This post contains videos

Shocking scenes as cyclists involved in high-speed crash with pedestrian at Italian time trial

Wednesday’s opening stage of Tirreno-Adriatico featured a crash involving the Bora-Hansgrohe team and a spectator.

Giants star receiver Beckham bound for Browns in blockbuster NFL trade

Trade deals cannot be confirmed until the league’s new season free agency period begins today.

Other - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Arsenal teenager earns first Northern Ireland call-up

Daniel Ballard is the only new face in Michael O’Neill’s 27-man group.

Undefeated middleweight Quigley to make UK debut this month live on Sky Sports

The Donegal fighter will be fighting on the undercard at London’s Copper Box Arena.

Ireland's Sam Bennett continues electric form after storming to stage win at Paris-Nice Cycling This post contains videos

Ireland's Sam Bennett continues electric form after storming to stage win at Paris-Nice

The 28-year-old has maintained last year’s excellent form with three stage wins already in 2019.

Hockey Ireland forced to move Olympic qualifying tournament out of Dublin

A lack of a suitable venue in the capital means the FIH tournament will be played in Banbridge this summer.

New deal means all Premier League games will be available to Sky TV customers from next season

233 games from three separate broadcasters will soon be available on the one platform.

'I'll f*ck you up' - Thunder star Westbrook involved in heated exchange with Utah fan NBA This post contains videos

'I'll f*ck you up' - Thunder star Westbrook involved in heated exchange with Utah fan

“The young man and his wife in the stands told me to get down on my knees like you used to,” Russell Westbrook explained afterwards.

Other - Monday 11 March, 2019

Eagles set to lose Super Bowl hero to Jaguars in $88 million deal MVP

Eagles set to lose Super Bowl hero to Jaguars in $88 million deal

Nick Foles looks to be on the move as the NFL formally enters its start of free agency negotiations.

Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family RIP

Olympic silver medallist Catlin battled depression before suicide, say family

“She was not the Kelly that we knew,” her father said, after she struggled to recover from an accident.

Olympic stars, Carroll and Spike fly flag for Ireland on massive St Patrick's weekend Stateside

The American fight scene will be painted green this coming weekend, with a host of Irish boxing stars in key fights.

Other - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Molinari produces red-hot putting display to win Arnold Palmer Invitational

Rory McIlroy had to settle for a tied-sixth finish in Orlando.

United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23 RIP

United States Cycling Olympic silver medallist Catlin dies aged 23

Olympic silver medallist and three-time world champion Kelly Catlin has died, USA Cycling has confirmed.

Ronnie O'Sullivan becomes first man to record 1,000 centuries with Players Championship win Snooker This post contains videos

Ronnie O'Sullivan becomes first man to record 1,000 centuries with Players Championship win

Defending champion O’Sullivan clocked up a remarkable landmark on Sunday.

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.

NFL star Antonio Brown set to join the Oakland Raiders in reported $50m deal

Raiders to give up third- and fifth-round picks in this year’s draft to snag Brown.

Man Utd's three legends, Leitrim rising 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.

An emotional plea to help 2010 All-Ireland winner through illness and the week's best sportswriting

Stick the kettle on and get stuck into some of our favourite pieces of sportswriting from this week.

The twins leading national teams into their respective World Cups this summer

‘Being competitive, obviously we want to do the best that we can.’

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'

Lydia Boylan discusses her world silver medal success, dealing with disappointment and uprooting her life in search of Olympic glory.

Delfine Persoon walks through tough foe to set up potential undisputed title clash with Katie Taylor

Persoon inflicted a first stoppage defeat on Melissa St Vil to hold up her end of the bargain ahead of Taylor’s clash with Rose Volante.

Other - Saturday 9 March, 2019

'There were times when I didn't even ask how much I was getting for the fights - I'd just find out afterwards'

Katie Taylor knows her value in boxing’s punch-for-pay ranks, and so do her opponents, but money remains low on her list of priorities.

Mayo star Rowe flattens opponent and scores a goal while Tipp's McCarthy also on target Ireland's Eye This post contains videos

Mayo star Rowe flattens opponent and scores a goal while Tipp's McCarthy also on target

It’s been another successful week for Irish players in the AFLW.

Thompson returns in style as Warriors blitz Nuggets NBA

Thompson returns in style as Warriors blitz Nuggets

The Warriors rebounded from their worst loss of the season against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday.

Anxiety, isolation and social media - Why are so many NBA stars 'genuinely unhappy'?

The league’s commissioner Adam Silver has admitted it’s a growing issue.

Other - Friday 8 March, 2019

Stevie McKenna to make long-awaited professional boxing debut next month

The former Irish Elite champion and European Youth silver medalist has been training in California for almost a year.

Golovkin to return in June after signing DAZN deal

The former world middleweight champion will take on a yet to be confirmed opponent this summer.

Afghanistan thrash Ireland to take ODI series lead

Rashid Khan helped his side recover from 131-7 to make 223 all out before they skittled the Irish for 114 in Dehradun.