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Other - Monday 14 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough disaster police chief faces manslaughter trial today David Duckenfield

Hillsborough disaster police chief faces manslaughter trial today

He faces charges related to the deaths of 95 Liverpool supporters in a disaster that occurred on 15 April 1989.

Nadal happy with new serve after comfortable win

The Spanish ace looked good in beating a local wildcard.

Brees orchestrates comeback as Saints end Eagles' run

The top-ranked New Orleans Saints earned a showdown with the Los Angeles Rams after dethroning the Philadelphia Eagles.

Other - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Sony Michel stars with three touchdowns as Patriots see off Chargers to set up Chiefs clash

The New England Patriots will now face Kansas City next week for a place at the Super Bowl.

Maroon 5 confirmed for Super Bowl halftime show Yay

Maroon 5 confirmed for Super Bowl halftime show

The three-time Grammy winners will be joined by Big Boi and Travis Scott when the eyes of the world turn to Atlanta next month.

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.

'I'm really uncomfortable in my own skin, with my disabilities and putting them out there for the world to see'

Colin Lynch is a decorated Paralympian but 2018 was a relentless struggle as he faced up to his mental health problems and their origin.

TJ Doheny to face another Japanese foe in first world-title defence at Madison Square Garden

Doheny faces Ryohei Takahashi at Madison Square Garden next Friday, live on Sky Sports in these parts.

De La Hoya eyeing Canelo-Golovkin trilogy fight for May

Canelo was adjudged to have edged the Kazakh in another thrilling encounter last September.

'It hurts me as his long-time friend, colleague, rival': Djokovic sympathises with 'legend' Murray

As Andy Murray prepares for his last Australian Open, Novak Djokovic has sympathy for his friend given his own struggles with injury.

Diego Maradona undergoes successful surgery

The 58-year-old Dorados coach has had an operation and will “return to work as soon as possible”.

'Just don't give up': Finnegan living proof that there is always a better day ahead

Mick Finnegan has an invaluable tale to pass on to anyone struggling with mental health.

The Ryder Cup in safe hands, tributes for Andy Murray 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.

Rams top Cowboys to advance to NFC championship game

The Chiefs saw off the Colts meanwhile.

Why Solskjaer's approach shows players are humans, not sets of data, and more of the week's best sportswriting

Plus, a tribute to soon-to-be-retired British tennis star, Andy Murray.

Other - Saturday 12 January, 2019

UCD Marian set up final against Killester while Liffey Celtics beat holders DCU Basketball This post contains videos

UCD Marian set up final against Killester while Liffey Celtics beat holders DCU

Holders DCU Mercy bowed out against Liffey Celtics on Saturday night at the Mardyke Arena.

'I'm the least concerned' - Pádraig Harrington confident Rory McIlroy will play Ryder Cup

Team Europe’s new captain is already down to work.

'I kind of feel like I was the nearly-man in my career. I don't want to be the nearly-man' Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

'I kind of feel like I was the nearly-man in my career. I don't want to be the nearly-man'

After losing half a year to injury, boxer Eric Donovan is keen to get a European title shot as soon as he can.

'The circle of life' - Big day for three generations of Fultons as ever-rising Star chase history

Adrian is head coach, Danny is in the backroom team and 16-year-old sensation CJ will be on the court.

Other - Friday 11 January, 2019

Brunell book place in National Cup final with nine-point victory over Fr. Mathews

It was an action-packed encounter at Neptune Stadium this evening.

It's on: Taylor seals world-title unification clash as Volante signs on the dotted line

WBA and IBF World lightweight champ Katie Taylor will attempt to relieve Rose Volante of her WBO strap in Philadelphia on Patrick’s weekend.

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'There'd be games where I'd be telling her to eff off... it's not anything malicious, it's just our passion'

Gráinne Dywer has linked up with her assistant coach-player sister Niamh as Fr Mathews chase Cup history.

Heartbreak and disbelief after Murray announces imminent retirement

American star Andy Roddick led the tributes to the former world number one.

Momentum, upsets, and your NFL divisional weekend preview

It’s not how you finish December, it’s how you start February, writes Steve O’Rourke.

San Antonio Spurs beat OKC in record-breaking 154-147 epic

LaMarcus Aldridge came away with 56 points.

Patriots' Gronkowski on injuries: There's no room for excuses

The divisional round will pit New England against the Los Angeles Chargers.

Emotional Murray reveals Australian Open could be his last tournament Injury Problems This post contains videos

Emotional Murray reveals Australian Open could be his last tournament

Murray has been plagued by a hip injury over the last two years and broke down in tears during a news conference in Melbourne.

Other - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Faster, higher, holier: Vatican Athletics gets Olympic blessing

The team includes Swiss Guards, priests, nuns, pharmacists and even a 62-year-old professor who works in the Vatican’s Apostolic Library.

Grand Slam decider the most-watched sporting event on Irish TV in 2018

Sport dominates new TV viewing figures released today.

Pro players among 83 arrested by police in tennis match-fixing probe

A player who competed in last year’s US Open is among the 28 professionals arrested by Spanish authorities.

Kuzma inspires LeBron-less Lakers to victory while Bucks overcome Rockets' MVP contender Harden

James Harden posted 42 points for the Houston Rockets but they couldn’t get the better of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Other - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

'She has good morals': Pete Taylor opens up on pre-Rio Olympics split with daughter Katie

‘She said: ‘If you’ve split up with my mother then I don’t want you in my corner”, the trainer recalled to the ‘No Shame’ podcast.

Critically acclaimed 'Katie' film to air on RTÉ and become available in UK next week

The documentary will become available on iTunes, Amazon Prime, Sky Store, Microsoft and Google in the UK from Monday.

Dublin's Lynn 'The Hunter' Harvey lands her dream fight for the European title

The Kilbarrack woman will become Ireland’s first ever female European champion in the pro ranks if she beats Catalina Diaz in Spain.

'The sport of female boxing isn’t Katie Taylor': Serrano frustrated by rival's impact on pro game

‘Now that Katie Taylor’s in the sport, now people want to open their minds and their pockets for female fighters. It’s not fair,’ said the six-weight world champ.

Bernard Tomic sees off Nick Kyrgios with audacious underarm serve You've Been Served This post contains videos

Bernard Tomic sees off Nick Kyrgios with audacious underarm serve

The pair were facing off in an exhibition ahead of the Australian Open.

Late drama as Raptors and Nuggets scrape wins while Thompson-inspired Warriors cruise Nba Wrap This post contains videos

Late drama as Raptors and Nuggets scrape wins while Thompson-inspired Warriors cruise

A look back on last night’s NBA action.

Packers hire LaFleur as head coach

The former Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator replaces Mike McCarthy.

Other - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

A new Laochra Gael series, Jump Girls racing documentary, live rugby and soccer coverage

The spring sporting schedules of TG4 and Virgin Media One were released today.