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Other - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

'Mam is from Kilkenny and Dad is from Sudan. I'm sure they got comments when they got together in the 90s'

Nadia Power says she hopes people are more educated about racism in Ireland.

'It takes away from your focus' - Coghlan on the potential cost of protesting for Olympic athletes

The International Olympic Committee bans athletes from protesting at the Games.

Other - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Katie Taylor demands 'no more excuses', which is all she usually gets from Amanda Serrano

A tweet from Taylor sparked an online war of words between Serrano, Eddie Hearn and Lou DiBella, and female boxing’s biggest fight now looks unlikely.

Becker calls Kyrgios a 'rat' for criticising Covid-partying Zverev

The German doesn’t feel sportspeople should ‘tell off’ one another.

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'I was 20 years old... I thought my talent was all I needed to get by'

Jenson Button on his early days partying in Formula One.

Other - Monday 29 June, 2020

MTK Global CEO Vaughan steps down to be replaced by company president Yalen

Sandra Vaughan, who purchased the company in 2017, has stepped away during what she described as ‘transitional phase in the business’.

Colin Kaepernick to be subject of six-part Netflix series

Colin Kaepernick to be subject of six-part Netflix series

The former NFL quarterback will narrate the docu-series, which will be based on the formative years that led to his modern-day activism.

Daniel Kinahan to step away from boxing, claims MTK president

Bob Yalen has alleged that the backlash against Kinahan stems from ‘the hearsay testimony of biased parties’.

'It's one hour a day - this is not arcane maritime law': Coe backs whereabouts rule

The American sprinter claimed a purposeful attempt was made to get him to miss a test in December, his third missed test in a year.

Watch: The tale of Ireland's bobsleigh team is coming to the big screen

Jason Branagan’s first documentary feature charts the unorthodox push to bring Ireland to the Winter Olympics.

Robbie Fowler to leave role as Brisbane Roar manager due to coronavirus pandemic God

Robbie Fowler to leave role as Brisbane Roar manager due to coronavirus pandemic

The team were fourth in the A-League when the 2019-20 season was suspended in March.

Cam Newton makes New England Patriots switch

The former Carolina Panther is on the move.

Dustin Johnson wins Travelers as Rory McIlroy stumbles

The American won his first tournament since March last year.

Other - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Joy for Aidan O'Brien as Magical makes effortless return with Pretty Polly Stakes triumph

Star mare back with a bang at the Curragh.

Heavyweight contender Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller fails yet another drug test

Miller also failed three tests ahead of his subsequently cancelled bout with Anthony Joshua last year.

Dustin Poirier edges out Dan Hooker in bloody clash at UFC Fight Night

It was a contender for fight of the year.

'The wrong summer to go', Klopp the hero and more of the week's best sportswriting

Football’s back and dominating our picks this week.

Callaghan raring to be 'unleashed' on the world's mountains after refreshing home runs

The Dubliner stripped back some of the structure from his training routine and set out to enjoy his bike during lockdown.

Other - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Hamilton hits back at ‘ignorant and uneducated’ Bernie Ecclestone comments

F1 have distanced themselves from the 89-year-old president emeritus.

Other - Friday 26 June, 2020

16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19

The 2019-20 season is due to resume in a “bubble” quarantine setting next month.

Quiz: How much do you know about sports movies?

Let’s test out your knowledge here.

Donovan gets the chance he has craved as he lands big fight on Sky Sports

Ireland’s James Tennyson will also fight on one of Matchroom’s ‘Fight Camp’ shows, while there may be room yet for Jason Quigley to feature.

Katie Taylor set for August title defence but no opponent confirmed

Amanda Serrano was expected to sign on for the clash on the Dillian Whyte v Alexander Povetkin card.

Opinion: Young Premier League footballers taking inspiration from across the water Blm

Opinion: Young Premier League footballers taking inspiration from across the water

It’s a whole new ball game for this generation of activist soccer players.

Panamanian boxing legend Roberto Duran hospitalized with Covid-19

The six-time world champion is in a non-life-threatening condition.

Other - Thursday 25 June, 2020

'A mistake' - Thiem apologises for behaviour in the ill-fated Adria Tour

The world number three has tested negative for Covid-19 five times since leaving the Balkans.

'It is an Irish success story, one of the greatest to come out of Ireland since the foundation of the State'

Read an extract from Alan Conway’s book on Coolmore Stud.

Other - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

'Everyone's nervous about, 'How do we return safely?' - the app making life easier as sporting clubs reconvene

ClubZap is helping clubs cope with the burden of new Covid-19 requirements.

Kinahan slips back into boxing's shadows but questions remain for key players in the sport

Daniel Kinahan will remain a highly influential figure in boxing but for now, his real dream seems to be over.

The New York and Berlin Marathons have been cancelled due to Covid-19 Off

The New York and Berlin Marathons have been cancelled due to Covid-19

‘It was clearly the course we needed to follow from a health and safety perspective.’

Irish swimmer banned over presence of prohibited substance in eczema cream

Athlone native Robbie Powell was flagged for clostebol in a test taken last November.

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'Stupidity... this takes the cake' - Djokovic mauled over coronavirus 'horror show'

Djokovic and several other players tested positive for coronavirus following an exhibition tennis tournament.

AFLW survives crisis with league set to return unchanged for 2021 season

18 Irish players were on the books in 2020 – though there looks to be a clash ahead between pre-season in Australia and the inter-county football championships.

England rugby boss will no longer sing 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot'

However, Bill Sweeney says it would be ‘very difficult’ to ban the song.

Other - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Tom Brady defies positive Bucs tests to continue off-site training - report

Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers reportedly have two players who tested positive for Covid-19, but their star QB led a session this morning.

'I am extremely sorry' - Novak Djokovic has tested positive for coronavirus

The world number one helped organise the Adria Tour in Serbia and Croatia this month.

'He didn’t become a fully formed human being until his heavyweight title was stripped away' BTL

'He didn’t become a fully formed human being until his heavyweight title was stripped away'

Legendary American sportswriter Robert Lipsyte discusses Muhammad Ali on this week’s edition of Behind the Lines.

Bizarre twist as Irish AFL star Conor McKenna tests negative for Covid-19

The former Tyrone minor initially tested positive.

Nascar drivers unite in show of solidarity for Bubba Wallace Blm

Nascar drivers unite in show of solidarity for Bubba Wallace

A noose was found in the driver’s garage.

Other - Monday 22 June, 2020

Union advises NFL players to stop training together as virus cases spike in several states

Major League Baseball is shutting down all spring training facilities in Florida and Arizona — two states in which the virus is on the rise.