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Dublin: 19 °C Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Other - Friday 12 July, 2019

Groenewegen edges Ewan in photo-finish as Ciccone retains Tour de France lead

A 53rd place finish keeps Ireland’s Dan Martin in 18th overall.

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Defending champion Djokovic storms into sixth Wimbledon final

The world number one will face either Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal in Sunday’s decider.

Russell Westbrook reunites with Rockets star Harden in Houston

The NBA offseason gets even more dramatic.

Other - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Thomas shows Tour de France title desire as Teuns earns maiden stage win

Meanwhile, there were mixed fortunes for Ireland’s Dan Martin and Nicolas Roche.

'The bottom line was we looked at the percentages of those making a career in soccer and they were slim'

After choosing athletics over Cork City, Brandon Arrey represented Ireland at last year’s European Championships and is now gearing up for this month’s Nationals.

Serena Williams on verge of history as she breezes into Wimbledon final

The American star is one match away from equalling Margaret Court’s Grand Slam title record.

Halep becomes first Romanian woman to reach Wimbledon final

She will face Serena Williams in Sunday’s decider at SW19.

Harrington back in the 60s to make strong start at Scottish Open

The Dubliner is three shots off the lead at the Renaissance Club.

'A lifetime experience': Serena refuses to rule out future Murray pairing

Although their Wimbledon dream came to an end, Williams and Murray are keen to play with each other again.

McKenna brothers add renowned former world trainer of the year to coaching team

The Smithborough youngsters will now work with Robert Garcia.

Other - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Rory McIlroy targets Scottish Open boost before turning attention to Portrush

The four-time major winner is determined to save all talk of Royal Portrush and The Open for next week.

Kawhi Leonard joins Clippers, reportedly opts for three-year deal

Both he and Paul George officially signed for the franchise on Wednesday.

Nadal sets up Federer semi-final showdown after Querrey victory

The 33-year-old Spaniard will face Federer at Wimbledon for the first time since their epic 2008 final.

Semi-final bound Federer makes history with 100th Wimbledon win

The Swiss was too good for Kei Nishikori, bringing up a century of singles wins at the All England Club.

'If you read all the comments on social media, you are going to get depressed' KT

'If you read all the comments on social media, you are going to get depressed'

She may be undisputed lightweight champion of the world but the best is yet to come, as Katie Taylor says herself.

Sagan sprints to fifth stage victory but local hero Alaphilippe retains Tour de France lead

Ireland’s Dan Martin and Nicholas Roche were also in action this afternoon.

No fairytale ending for Murray and Williams in Wimbledon mixed doubles

The pair were knocked out by the number one seeds this afternoon.

Djokovic barely breaks sweat as defending champion cruises into semi-finals

David Goffin was swatted aside with minimal fuss on Centre Court.

Nets coach 'humbled' by All-Star signings as Durant and Irving confirm New York switch

After the arrival of the superstar duo, Brooklyn’s head coach Kenny Atkinson is relishing the new season.

McIlroy proud to have 'played some small part' in bringing The Open to Portrush Open Season This post contains videos

McIlroy proud to have 'played some small part' in bringing The Open to Portrush

The home favourite is relishing a crack at the County Antrim links next week.

'It's something I never thought could work out for me' - Donegal star Herron lands AFLW deal

Katy Herron has signed for Western Bulldogs, becoming the 13th Irish player confirmed for the 2020 season.

'Don't patronise me': Konta hits out at journalist after Wimbledon exit Wimbledon This post contains videos

'Don't patronise me': Konta hits out at journalist after Wimbledon exit

The British number one took exception to a line of questioning during her post-match press conference.

Other - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Serrano still the big target, but MMA star Holm a potential superfight for Taylor

A rematch with Delfine Persoon is inevitable for Katie Taylor, with a superfight against Holly Holm also a possibility.

Andy Murray and Serena Williams through to Wimbledon last 16 with straight-set win

The pair overcame 14th seeds Fabrice Martin and Raquel Atawo on Tuesday evening.

Viviani's need for speed too much for Tour rivals in Nancy

The Italian won today’s stage, while home favourite Julian Alaphilippe remains the overall leader.

'I am so proud of you and I am truly sorry': Serena's apology to Osaka

The 37-year-old said she ‘couldn’t find peace’ after US Open meltdown.

Williams has Court's record in sight as she powers into Wimbledon semi-final

The American is now just two wins away from a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title.

Disappointing finish puts Lynch's Tokyo 2020 ambitions on hold

The Irish sailor will have to wait until next April to secure his place at the Olympics.

Doping scandal guru says drugs still widespread in baseball

Victor Conte told USA Today that players had worked out how to elude testers.

Other - Monday 8 July, 2019

Bumper Irish Open performance and payday a 'game changer' for Sharvin

The world number 404 was the top Irish finisher in Lahinch at the weekend.

French break open champagne as home favourite bags stage and Tour lead

Julian Alaphilippe produced a magnificent show of power in stage three on Monday.

Konta carries home hopes at Wimbledon after seeing off two-time champion

Meanwhile, Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic eased into the quarter-finals at SW19.

Coco Gauff bows out of Wimbledon as fairytale run comes to an end

The American teenager was beaten in straight sets by Simona Halep.

Ireland name 14-man squad for historic first Test against England at Lord's

William Porterfield will captain Ireland for the four-day game later this month.

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World number one crashes out of Wimbledon

Australian Ashleigh Barty lost her fourth-round tie to Alison Riske this afternoon.

Tyson Fury says Wilder rematch set for next February

22 February 2020 is the date the British heavyweight announced yesterday.

Fognini could be fined over 'bomb' outburst during Wimbledon defeat Sw19 This post contains videos

Fognini could be fined over 'bomb' outburst during Wimbledon defeat

The Italian 12th seed apologised for his comments following Saturday’s loss to Tennys Sandgren.

Other - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Dutch rider Teunissen stays in yellow as Jumbo-Visma storm to Tour de France time trial victory

Mike Teunissen maintained his overnight lead.

Cobh Ramblers' managerial vacancy, Keano's costume 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.