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Other - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Kenin awaits as Polish teenager Swiatek reaches first Grand Slam final

The 19-year-old is yet to drop a set and lost just three games en route to victory over Nadia Podoroska.

Police officers to be investigated after being accused of racial profiling by Bianca Williams

The Team GB sprinter and her partner were stopped while travelling with their baby in London in July.

'Here are two ladies footballers on the other side the world, now as professional athletes in a different guise'

Louise Galvin is one of Ireland’s top female athletes to have taken her sporting career in a new direction of late.

Other - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Nadal books French Open semi spot in 1.30am finish at Roland Garros

Nadal beats Jannik Sinner 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-1 to set up Schwarzmann clash.

LeBron and Lakers on the brink of NBA title after six-point win over Miami

Anthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 50 points as the Lakers took a 3-1 series lead.

Other - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

'Crazy' Schwartzman shocks Thiem in five-hour epic to reach first Slam semi at Roland Garros

The Argentine’s success came on the same day that compatriot Nadia Podoroska, the world 131, reached the last-four of the women’s singles.

Qualifier Podoroska shocks third seed Svitolina to make French Open semis

Podoroska, 23, will play Iga Swiatek or Martina Trevisan in the semis.

French Open embroiled in alleged match-fixing scandal

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible ‘fraud in an organised group’ and ‘active and passive corruption in sport’.

Patrick Mahomes throws two TDS as Chiefs improve to 4-0

In the later game, Aaron Rodgers and Robert Tonyan connected on three touchdown passes as the Green Bay Packers routed the Atlanta Falcons 30-16.

Other - Monday 5 October, 2020

Novak Djokovic admits 'awkward deja vu' after ball hits line judge again

The world number one racked up his 35th win of 2020 today.

Jimmy Butler carries Miami Heat to 11-point win over LA Lakers

The Heat secured their first win of the NBA Finals series.

Brady throws for five TDs in comeback win, while Odell Beckham torches the Cowboys once more The More Things Change This post contains videos

Brady throws for five TDs in comeback win, while Odell Beckham torches the Cowboys once more

‘OBJ’ scored three touchdowns, two of them rushing scores, as the Browns racked up almost 50 points in Dallas.

Other - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Taylor to headline female world-title tripleheader next month

The Irish icon will face Spain’s Miriam Gutierrez on 14 November, headlining a Matchroom card on Sky Sports.

Patriots' clash with Chiefs moved to Monday following virus scare

Patriots quarterback Cam Newton and Chiefs practice squad quarterback Jordan Ta’amu both tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday.

Kennedy stopped in three rounds by 'The Savage' Babic

The Croatian tasted the third round for the first time as a professional but it was Kennedy who tasted defeat in Milton Keynes.

Lara Gillespie claims national title in tense sprint finish

‘I am just really surprised that I won,’ said the champion. ‘I am so proud, I worked so hard all year.’

Stephen Scullion takes more than two minutes off marathon PB to finish 11th in London

Eliud Kipchoge’s reign came to a shock end as Shura Kitata won the London Marathon.

Polish teenager Iga Swiatek stuns title favourite Simona Halep at French Open

Swiatek won only a single game against Halep at the same stage last year.

Sinéad Diver finishes eighth as Kosgei retains London Marathon title

Elite race was run on 1.5-mile loops around St James Park in wet conditions.

Barry Hearn tests positive for coronavirus

Hearn’s son Eddie also returned a positive test last week.

A farewell to Dermo, mayhem as the transfer window closes and the week's best sportswriting

Boil the kettle and get reading…

Other - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Ben Healy wins National Championships in Limerick

The 20-year-old finished ahead of Nicholas Roche to secure national honours after a stunning display.

Clash between Patriots and Super Bowl champions Chiefs postponed due to Covid-19 cases

The NFL postponed the contest to Monday or Tuesday.

Shock at French Open as No7 seed Matteo Berrettini falls

Italian No7 seed loses to Grand Slam debutant Daniel Altmaier as Rublev and Tsitsipas breeze into second week.

Miami feeling the Heat after Lakers establish a 2-0 lead in NBA finals

Defiant Butler says Heat capable of rallying against Lakers.

Other - Friday 2 October, 2020

Nadal cruises into last-16 at Roland Garros as Thiem and Halep impress

The Spaniard is now 96-2 at the French Open in his 16th appearance.

'Did you use the word 'smart'?' The sports quiz of the week is here for you

Celebrate Friday with some serious quizziness.

Honda to withdraw from Formula One at end of 2021 season

It’s part of the car industry’s move away from internal combustion engines.

Denver Broncos defeat New York Jets despite being depleted

The Jets are still winless this season.

Other - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn tests positive for Covid-19

The news comes ahead of Joshua Buatsi’s bout with Marko Kalic on Sunday.

Other - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'Live like Lynch would': Craig's legacy lives on as heartwarming challenge comes to a close

The Craig Lynch For Life Challenge has been a huge success.

Ireland's Tour De France hero Sam Bennett won't defend his title at National Championships

The 29-year-old has confirmed his absence ahead of the weekend.

Bertens leaves court in wheelchair after stormy Roland Garros clash

The tie featured 24 breaks of serve with the Dutch star firing 61 winners but committing 63 unforced errors.

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback

Her wait to equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam titles record goes on.

21-year-old Mick Schumacher to make his Formula 1 debut next week

Schumacher will take part in opening practice for the Alfa Romeo team at Nurburgring.

Other - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Djokovic in cruise control at Roland Garros as row sparks video replay call

Djokovic is aiming to become the first man in 50 years to win all four Grand Slam titles twice.

Here are the 15 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize

David Walsh’s The Russian Affair is among the contenders for the big prize.

Mahomes wins quaterback battle against Jackson as Kansas City breeze past Baltimore

The Chiefs moved to 3-0 to show why they are the favourites to retain the Super Bowl this season.

Tampa Bay Lightning overcome Dallas Stars in Game 6 to clinch Stanley Cup

Tampa Bay wrapped up the seven match series with a 2-0 win.

Other - Monday 28 September, 2020

Nadal breezes through in straight sets while French Open witnesses gruelling six-hour match

Poor Corentin Moutet said he ‘could not feel anything in his body’ after losing the three-hour final set.