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Other - Sunday 18 October, 2020

No Ally Pally return for history-maker Fallon Sherrock after she fails to qualify

The 26-year-old hit the headlines at last year’s PDC World Championship.

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Five-star Titans win in OT and Steelers also stay unbeaten

Derrick Henry carried the Titans to another comeback win.

23-year-old Lopez claims all four belts with win over Lomachenko

The American won by unanimous points decision that seemed closer than the scores suggested.

Winter football woes, the Iceman and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, how the Big Six came to be the top half-dozen dogs.

Other - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Kildare youngster Phelan earns sensational stoppage win over previously unbeaten German champion

The 20-year-old went into her opponent’s home gym and beat her into submission, earning a career-altering TKO6 victory.

Irish duo O'Connor and Tuohy celebrate as they reach AFL Grand Final with Geelong

Geelong defeated Brisbane Lions in the second AFL preliminary final today.

An ode to the lifeblood of the nation's sporting anatomy

Let coaches know how much they’re appreciated, because the importance of participation in sport for young people has never been more clear.

Other - Friday 16 October, 2020

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua to face Pulev in first fight in a year

Joshua has fought since outpointing Andy Ruiz Jr to regain his titles on 7 December, 2019.

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Other - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'

On the latest edition of Behind the Lines, Caitlin Thompson assess the legacy left by Maria Sharapova.

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Talks ongoing about holding large sporting events and concerts under Level 1 and 2

Minister Catherine Martin says she hopes some smaller live performances will take place before Christmas.

Sam Bennett targets more Grand Tour glory as he's confirmed for La Vuelta

‘It will be great to push my limits and see what I’m capable of.’

Tennessee Titans stroll past Buffalo Bills in Covid-rescheduled match

The hosts remain undefeated while the New York side suffered their first loss of the season.

Other - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Covid-19 hits Giro d'Italia as Mitchelton team withdraws ahead of 10th stage

Two riders from two other teams, including Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk, have also tested positive.

Saints rally from 17 points behind to pip Chargers in overtime thriller

41-year-old quarterback Drew Brees kicked into gear with his side down 20-3 just before half-time.

Other - Monday 12 October, 2020

John Oxx to retire from training at the end of the season

‘End of an era’, as trainer of the great Sea The Stars will not renew licence in 2021.

Hamilton perplexed by legends who 'have a bee in their bonnet' over his success

Jackie Stewart has said he could never regard Hamilton among the greatest drivers in the history of the sport.

Falcons dump Quinn as coach after woeful NFL start

Atlanta are winless five games into the season.

Tyson Fury says he has 'moved on' from third fight with Deontay Wilder

A homecoming fight in the UK looks most likely for Fury, ahead of the showdown with Anthony Joshua.

LeBron’s Los Angeles Lakers defeat Miami Heat to snatch NBA title

The team’s leader scored a triple-double and was named Finals MVP.

Other - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Raiders hand Chiefs surprise first loss while Steelers make it 4-0

Elsewhere, Washington quarterback Alex Smith returned after nearly two years out of action, while Patriots-Broncos has been postponed.

'I don't think it's sunk in fully yet' - Ireland's Oisin O'Callaghan wins world junior mountain biking title

The Limerick teenager claimed Ireland’s first-ever Downhill world title in Salzburg today.

Nadal crushes Djokovic to clinch French Open and equal Federer's record of 20 Grand Slam titles

The Spaniard won the final 6-0, 6-2, 7-5.

Puspure claims gold at European Rowing Championships as Ireland win medals in four events

Fintan McCarthy was the Irish rower of the day to secure a medal in the lightweight men’s sculls.

Hamilton makes history by equalling Michael Schumacher's win record

The Mercedes driver claimed victory in the Eifel Grand Prix — keeping his cool to cross the line 4.4 seconds clear of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.

Other - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Iga Swiatek powers past Sofia Kenin to secure French Open title

Swiatek did not drop a set in claiming her first grand slam title.

Valtteri Bottas beats Lewis Hamilton to pole position at Eifel Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen qualified in third place.

Tuohy and O'Connor help to keep Geelong in contention for AFL glory

After today’s win over Collingwood, a Grand Final place will be at stake in next week’s Brisbane Lions clash.

Defending champion Sanita Puspure advances to another European final

Five Irish crews have done enough to secure places in tomorrow’s A finals in Poznan, Poland.

'I really struggled with the change of pace and not being on the go the whole time'

Irish basketball sensation Sorcha Tiernan on an important partnership with Jigsaw, her experience through the Covid-19 crisis and her colourful career so far.

Butler puts the brakes on LA Lakers' bid for record-equalling 17th NBA title

The Lakers still lead Miami Heat 3-2 in the series and can secure the title with a game-six victory on Sunday.

Other - Friday 9 October, 2020

Djokovic books blockbuster French Open final against old rival Nadal

The world number one defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to progress to the decider.

Tributes paid following sudden death of Irish Olympian Pat Hooper

Pat Hooper represented Ireland at the 1980 Olympic Games.

Nadal closes in on Federer's Grand Slam record by booking 13th French Open final berth

The Spaniard brushed aside Diego Schwartzman without dropping a set to claim his 99th win at Roland Garros.

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Leona Maguire six shots back after opening day of Women's PGA Championship

Maguire is back out on course at 6.34pm on Friday.

Bad weather prevents Mick Schumacher’s Formula One debut

Michael Schumacher’s son was set to drive for Alfa Romeo in Friday’s opening practice session.

Late Brady blunder sees Chicago Bears down Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Bears quarterback Nick Foles threw for 243 yards and a touchdown in the one-point win.

Other - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Hamilton speaks out against plans to fell 70,000 trees for new F1 circuit

The proposed Deodora circuit is planned to be in a forested area of Rio de Janeiro.