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Dublin: 7 °C Friday 22 November, 2019

Other - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

18 Irish players ready to go as 2020 AFLW season set in stone following ugly dispute

All has been resolved with fixtures in place for next year.

Mount Juliet will host the Irish Open for the first time in 25 years

The Jack Nicklaus-designed course in Kilkenny has been confirmed as the venue for the 2020 tournament.

2020 Dublin Marathon entry moves to lottery system due to increased demand

Registration takes place from 1 to 30 November 2019.

Rudolph inspires Steelers to comeback win over Dolphins NFL

Rudolph inspires Steelers to comeback win over Dolphins

The Pittsburgh Steelers scored 27 unanswered points in a come-from-behind win over the Miami Dolphins on Monday.

Warriors rediscover scoring touch and bounce back from successive thrashings NBA This post contains videos

Warriors rediscover scoring touch and bounce back from successive thrashings

Golden State defeated the New Orleans Pelicans by 134-123, while James Harden scored 40 as the Rockets outgunned OKC.

'We cover as many 'what ifs' as possible' - Ireland women's hockey out to avoid men's Olympic agony

Sean Dancer’s side welcome Canada this weekend with a ticket to Tokyo on the line.

Other - Monday 28 October, 2019

Nigel Benn forced to call off his ring return aged 55 due to shoulder injury

Benn had been scheduled to fight fellow former super-middleweight world champion Sakio Bika on 23 November.

Falcons owner: Atlanta to 'think really hard' about coaching situation during bye week

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said the team will think “really hard” about the future of their coaching staff during its bye week.

Stevenson calls for family unification after beating his girlfriend's brother in world-title fight

The American beat the estranged older brother of his girlfriend, Jajaira Gonzalez, to win the vacant WBO featherweight title on Saturday.

Trump roundly booed at baseball's World Series as Astros move to brink of victory

The US President was met by a chorus of ‘lock him up’ in Washington last night.

From Dublin Marathon winner who served doping ban 'slipped through the net' Record Time

Dublin Marathon winner who served doping ban 'slipped through the net'

Morocco’s Othmane El Goumri broke the course record with a time of 2:08:06 yesterday.

Dancer names Irish squad for crucial Olympic qualifier against Canada

The winner of this Saturday’s two-legged play-off at Donnybrook will qualify for the Tokyo games.

'I got lost in many ways' - Marcus O'Sullivan on running for his life, exit strategies and a lingering regret

In a glittering career, the Cork native amassed three World Indoor triumphs and four Olympic appearances before dedicating himself to reaching 100 sub four-minute miles.

Patriots and 49ers ease to wins to maintain unbeaten records NFL

Patriots and 49ers ease to wins to maintain unbeaten records

Elsewhere, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is done for the year after picking up an injury against the Raiders.

Other - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Heartbreak and outrage in equal measure as Ireland men's hockey team miss out on Olympics

Ireland captain Jonathan Bell said the video umpire should ‘hang his head in shame’ after a decision which gifted Canada a last-second equaliser.

Brees makes unblemished return from injury as Saints rout hapless Cardinals

Meanwhile, the Rams won Sunday’s London fixture.

Hamilton wins Mexican Grand Prix but must wait for sixth title

It was an 83rd race win for the Briton while Ferrari’s four-time champion Sebastian Vettel took second place.

'I would want her out of the game. I'm hoping this is her last fight' - Irish Olympic champion on Taylor

Michael Carruth believes that the world champion should hang up her gloves while she’s at the top.

Ireland on the brink of T20 World Cup qualification

Graham Ford’s side put themselves in position with yesterday’s win over Nigeria.

Michael Phelps says he 'never competed in a clean field once'

The 28-time Olympic medalist says positive tests should result in a lifetime ban.

From Moroccan Othmane El Goumri wins this year's Dublin City Marathon Dublin Marathon

Moroccan Othmane El Goumri wins this year's Dublin City Marathon

This year marked the 40th edition of the annual race.

Superb 63 puts McIlroy in top five as Tiger pushes for a Monday victory in Japan

Shane Lowry holds the clubhouse lead of the 30 men who have completed all four rounds.

Alberto Salazar's ghostwriter speaks and more of the week's best sportswriting

Also this week – Eunan O’Kane resurfaces, and what Ireland can learn from England as the dust settles on another World Cup failure.

Taylor defeats Prograis in enthralling World Boxing Super Series final

The Scot prevailed adds the WBA super-lightweight title to his IBF gold.

Ireland take command of Olympic Hockey play-off with Canada

Ireland’s men ran out 5-3 winners in Vancouver on Saturday.

Other - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Astros alive in World Series after Game 3 win in Washington MLB

Astros alive in World Series after Game 3 win in Washington

The Astros are back in contention for a second World Series in three seasons after a 4-1 win.

Verstappen on pole at Mexican Grand Prix as Bottas suffers huge crash in the final seconds

Lewis Hamilton will start from fourth on the grid as he looks to wrap up the title in Mexico.

McIlroy on the charge, but Tiger pleasantly surprised to lead at halfway stage in Japan

The rain-delayed event will run until Monday.

'I do what I have to do' - The ex-footballer who recovered from a leg amputation to run for Ireland

Alex Lee lost his leg in a freak tackle three years ago. He talks to The42 about battling back to represent Ireland at elite level.

Other - Friday 25 October, 2019

Lewis Hamilton scarred for life by childhood racial abuse, says team chief

The 34-year-old will secure his sixth world title and third in successive years if he outscores Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas by 14 points on Sunday.

Former unified world bantamweight champion Ryan Burnett retires aged 27

The Belfast native confirmed his retirement in a statement on Friday evening.

Know your sport? The Sports Quiz of the Week is ready and waiting on you

It’s a long weekend ahead, so take your time picking your answers.

Jamie Heaslip, Richie Sadlier and Eoin Larkin nominated for Sports Book of the Year

A six-strong shortlist has been revealed, with works about Seamus Darby, the Skibbereen Rowing Club and the Dublin Marathon also included.

23-year-old jockey David Mullins suffers spinal fracture after fall in Thurles

The Kilkenny man was air-lifted to hospital in Cork yesterday.

Tiger remains in share of the lead with Friday's play rained off at Japan's Zozo Championship

Round two will be played on Saturday, with round three set to overlap into Sunday.

Cook and Cousins lead Vikings to fourth successive win NFL

Cook and Cousins lead Vikings to fourth successive win

Dalvin Cook and Kirk Cousins inspired the in-form Minnesota Vikings last night.

Kawhi's Clippers upstage Warriors in Chase Center bow, Giannis and Bucks down Rockets

The Warriors lost 141-122 in their first game away from Oracle Arena.

Other - Thursday 24 October, 2019

No private plane, no plastics as Lewis Hamilton declares: 'I'm only human'

The five-time world champion is on the brink of possibly claiming a sixth title at this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix.

Mageean: Drug-testers came to my boyfriend's house the day his granny was buried but I'm happy to be tested

Ciara Mageean says although anti-doping procedures can be disruptive, she’s happy to co-operate to keep the sport clean.

Nationals rout Astros to take command of World Series

The Washington Nationals used a six-run seventh inning to pull away from the Houston Astros and take a 2-0 lead in the series.