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Dublin: 17 °C Thursday 18 July, 2019

Other - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Lowry and Fleetwood among Thursday's early starters as Irish Open hits Lahinch

The tee times for the first two rounds at the County Clare links have been announced.

Injuries catch up with Cavendish as he's dropped for Tour de France Cut

Injuries catch up with Cavendish as he's dropped for Tour de France

The 34-year-old will miss the Tour for the first time since 2006.

'If she's not number one in world by 20, I will be absolutely shocked' Prodigy This post contains videos

'If she's not number one in world by 20, I will be absolutely shocked'

Fifteen-year-old Cori Gauff stunned the tennis world on Monday.

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27 RIP

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27

Major League Baseball player was found dead in a Texas hotel room on Monday.

Klay stays as Warriors CEO promises to retire Durant jersey 35

Klay stays as Warriors CEO promises to retire Durant jersey

With a fresh $190 million contract, Thompson felt the need to channel Jordan Belfort.

Other - Monday 1 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Two males arrested on suspicion of murder after boxer is killed in hit-and-run Kevin Sheehy

Two males arrested on suspicion of murder after boxer is killed in hit-and-run

Gardaí are investigating if the incident was deliberate.

Venus Williams stunned by 15-year-old Gauff at Wimbledon Teenage Dreams This post contains videos

Venus Williams stunned by 15-year-old Gauff at Wimbledon

Williams had won four Grand Slam titles before the American teenager was born.

Second seed Osaka crashes out of Wimbledon, Djokovic safely through

The 2019 championships at SW19 has its first upset.

Eir customers to lose BT Sport as Sky launch new package TV

Eir customers to lose BT Sport as Sky launch new package

BT Sport and Premier Sports will now be available to Irish customers through Sky Sports Extra.

From TheJournal.ie Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run named as Irish champion boxer Kevin Sheehy Hyde Road

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run named as Irish champion boxer Kevin Sheehy

The incident happened just after 5am this morning and gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

Technical difficulties leave thousands disappointed as Dublin Marathon sells out

A final batch of 2,500 spots went on sale this morning, but huge demand led to the website crashing.

Verstappen praises 'right decision' in controversial Austrian GP victory over Ferrari Winners Circle This post contains videos

Verstappen praises 'right decision' in controversial Austrian GP victory over Ferrari

The Dutchman said the incident that saw him make contact with Charles Leclerc was ‘just racing’.

Kevin Durant signs for Brooklyn Nets, with Kyrie Irving expected to follow

The Nets will be the next destination for Durant, who is expected to miss the whole of next season.

Other - Sunday 30 June, 2019

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.

Sam Bennett crowned Irish road race champion after battle for finish line

The Carrick-On-Suir rider edged out Eddie Dunbar to come home in first place.

Coyle and Lanigan-O'Keefe clinch silver for Ireland at Pentathlon World Cup

The pair were in action in Tokyo.

Verstappen ends Mercedes run but stewards investigate

The Dutchman’s dramatic overtaking move was immediately announced as under investigation by the officials.

Wimbledon champion Kerber wary of Serena shadow

Kerber won her third career major at the All England Club last year with victory over the American.

Walker shines in Minsk to land European gold for Ireland

He beat Ukranian Mykola Butsenko on Sunday morning.

The damage Andy Ruiz has caused, the Brogans out in force 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.

Ireland’s over-85s tennis world champion on playing at Wimbledon in the 1950s Still Serving This post contains videos

Ireland’s over-85s tennis world champion on playing at Wimbledon in the 1950s

With Wimbledon starting tomorrow, we looked back at the career of June Ann Byrne, who first graced Wimbledon’s grass courts in 1951.

Gold medal hope Harrington ruled out of European Games final with hand injury

The reigning world champion would have faced Mira Potkonen in this morning’s final in Minsk.

'I don't want to be sitting at the bar at 45 wondering what could have been'

With his degree in Medicine finished, three-time European medalist Mark English is looking forward to throwing himself into athletics full-time.

A Kerryman's 36-day, 5,000km coast-to-coast trek Stateside for a cause close to his heart

‘What I went through for 36 days was nothing compared to what they’re going through. My cousin Mary has been battling through for over 36 years, never mind 36 days.’

Other - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Hamilton hit with three-place penalty as Ferrari's Leclerc takes pole for Austrian Grand Prix

Max Verstappen finished third in sweltering conditions at the Red Bull Ring.

Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final Silver Lining This post contains videos

Split-decison heartbreak for Michaela Walsh in European Games final

The Belfast boxer lost 4-1 on the scorecards to Bulgaria’s Petrova Stanimira in Minsk.

Bronze for Chloe and Sam Magee after semi-final defeat in Minsk

Team GB’s Gabby and Chris Adcock proved too strong today.

Other - Friday 28 June, 2019

James McClean trains with Floyd Mayweather Sr in Las Vegas gym Not Bad This post contains videos

James McClean trains with Floyd Mayweather Sr in Las Vegas gym

The 30-year-old was on holiday in Vegas celebrating his birthday.

Walker beats British rival and top seed to join Harrington and Walsh in European Games finals King Kurt This post contains videos

Walker beats British rival and top seed to join Harrington and Walsh in European Games finals

The world champion will face the scourge of Irish boxing, and one of her inspirations, Mira Potkonen in the decider.

Ireland's Nico Roche gets another shot at Tour de France success TDF

Ireland's Nico Roche gets another shot at Tour de France success

The 34-year-old is selected by Team Sunweb for next month’s Tour.

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On your marks: Entries for sold-out Dublin Marathon re-open on Monday

Organisers are opening up an additional 2,500 spaces on a first come, first served basis.

Masterclass from Ireland's Walsh sets up gold medal fight at European Games

The 26-year-old has now assured herself of a silver medal in Minsk.

Ireland secure seventh European Games medal as Chloe and Sam Magee book semi-final spot

The Donegal siblings beat beat the Netherlands 21-19, 21-17 on Friday morning to advance to the final four.

Other - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Russian who 'beat' Conlan at Rio 2016 withdraws from their upcoming Belfast bout due to injury

The Irishman will instead face ‘an opponent that’ll be a harder fight than Nikitin would have been’.

15-year-old makes Wimbledon history by earning main-draw spot

Cori Gauff is the youngest women to qualify for the singles event in the Open Era.

Jenny Egan falls just shy of a medal despite strong finish in Minsk

The Dubliner finished fourth in her main event for the second successive Games.

'If he's overlooking me he's making a massive mistake' - Johnson sounds warning to Donegal's Quigley

‘I am by far the biggest test of his career to date and I believe that I will emerge victoriously’, said the Bahamian.

Lowry proposes new date for Irish Open in bid to attract top players

While some of Europe’s biggest names will be in Lahinch next week, none of the top Americans are travelling over.

Amateur champion Sugrue to lead Ireland at European Championships

The Mallow golfer will play in the Irish Open Pro-Am before travelling to Sweden.