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Other - Monday 28 September, 2020

Cricket great Andrew Flintoff mulls over seeking help for ongoing bulimia battle

The 42-year-old former all-rounder first revealed he was suffering from the eating disorder in 2014.

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test

Rafa Nadal, meanwhile, says he will defend his title in the ‘most difficult conditions’ he has ever met at Roland Garros.

'Shut up' - Kyrgios jumps to Murray's defence after Wilander tells him to retire

Murray was beaten 6-1, 6-3, 6-2 by Stan Warwrinka in the first round at Roland Garros on Sunday.

Rodgers powers Packers past Saints, Bills blow big lead but beat Rams

The Green Bay QB now has nine touchdown passes in his first three games.

Miami Heat power into NBA finals with win over Boston Celtics

The Celtics lost the Eastern Conference final for the third time in four years.

From Ex-NFL star Joe Montana and wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild Malibu

Ex-NFL star Joe Montana and wife block attempted kidnapping of grandchild

Police say the woman fled the home but was later arrested. She faces kidnapping and burglary charges.

Other - Sunday 27 September, 2020

Alaphilippe savours first world title as Roche is only Irishman to finish in Imola

Nicolas Roche finished 51st in Irish colours.

Bottas wins Russian GP after Hamilton hit by 'bull****' 10-second penalty

The Finn claimed his second win of the campaign ahead of Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Mercedes team-mate Hamilton.

Taylor eyes 'undisputed' clash with Ramirez after facile defence of world titles

The Scot knocked out Thailand’s Apinun Khongsong in the first round in London last night.

Charlo twins impress in world title bout wins over Rosario and Derevyanchenko

There were resounding victories for the brothers on last night’s bill at the Mohegan Sun Arena.

LeBron's triple-double leads the Lakers to their first NBA Finals in a decade

They’ll meet the winner of the Eastern Conference decider between Miami Heat and Boston Celtics.

'The Ryder Cup is a golf match, not a mannequin parade' and more of the week's best sportswriting

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Other - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Sugrue slips back as Rai leads the way at Irish Open

The Cork amateur remains the best of the Irish, but today’s 73 puts him over par.

Manny Pacquiao says he wants to fight Conor McGregor next year

The fight could be staged in the Middle East though a deal is far from agreed.

Boston Celtics keep season alive with victory over Miami Heat

“We know what’s at stake: We lose and go home,” Boston’s Jayson Tatum said after the game.

Other - Friday 25 September, 2020

Roche and Mullen feature as Ganna claims Italy's first world time trial crown on home soil

The Italian star pipped Belgium’s Wout Van Aert on home soil in Imola.

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill

The 18-year-old got the better of Matthew Stevens at the European Masters today.

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'He's my childhood hero... I'm stuck for words' - Cork teen star after incredible win over O'Sullivan Young Blood This post contains videos

'He's my childhood hero... I'm stuck for words' - Cork teen star after incredible win over O'Sullivan

Aaron Hill let his lead slip before rallying to defeat The Rocket at the European Masters.

Ireland star and multi-discipline Kerry athlete Galvin calls time on Sevens rugby career

The Covid-19 pandemic ultimately brought an end to this chapter of the 33-year-old’s colourful sporting journey.

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Fitzpatrick fires Miami to big win in Jacksonville

The 37-year-old ensured the Dolphins took the Florida bragging rights in the NFL.

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Lakers overcome Murray magic to take 3-1 lead

The Canadian posted 32 points for the Nuggets, but the Lakers maintained a comfortable lead.

Other - Thursday 24 September, 2020

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Cork teen stuns six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan at European Masters

Aaron Hill beat The Rocket to book his place in the third round.

Tokyo Olympics could take place next summer even without Covid vaccine, says IOC chief

Tour de France “showed to the world that we can organise safe sport events even without a vaccine”, says Thomas Bach.

Katie Taylor to return to the ring in November for mandatory title defence

Taylor will take on unbeaten Spaniard Miriam Gutierrez, promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed.

Herro scores 37 as Heat hold off Celtics for 3-1 lead

The win moved them to within one victory of an NBA finals berth which they will try to secure in game five on Friday.

Los Angeles Chargers doctor accidentally punctures quarterback’s lung

Tyrod Taylor suffered the injury when receiving a pain-killing injection ahead of Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Other - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Five-time world champion Van Barneveld to come out of retirement in 2021

‘I think the decision (to retire) was the right one, but I have now had a lot of time to think about it.’

One half of legendary WWE tag team dies

Road Warrior Animal, who made a name for himself in the Legion of Doom, has passed away at the age of 60.

'I have nothing to hide' - Tour de France team leader denies doping after hotel room search

French police are investigating the Arkea-Samsic team of former Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a Espana winner Nairo Quintana.

Irish AFL player Conor Glass to return home after retiring with immediate effect

Homesickness was cited as a factor in the decision.

Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win

The LA Lakers’ series lead is cut to 2-1 with game four on Thursday.

Other - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

The return of fans to sports venues in England could be on hold for six months

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a range of restrictions in the House of Commons this afternoon.

Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver

The former basketball star also owns the Charlotte Hornets NBA team.

Raiders make winning start in Las Vegas

In their first home game since relocating from Oakland, the Raiders beat the New Orleans Saints 34-24.

Other - Monday 21 September, 2020

Two people in police custody amid Tour de France doping probe

An investigation is underway into a “small part” of the Arkea-Samsic team.

'I was only wishing I'd be there' - Bennett's 89-year-old Grandad rejoices after Tour de France triumph

The Carrick-on-Suir native secured the green jersey at the final stage on Sunday.

Newton comes up agonisingly short as Seahawks thwart Pats comeback

Cam Newton was stopped on the goalline with the final play of the game as the Pats fell to 1-1.

Anthony Davis lifts Lakers to 2-0 lead with buzzer-beating three

A shot on the hooter from Davis gave LA a 105-103 win over the Denver Nuggets.

Other - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Brady off the mark in Bucs win, Cowboys stun Falcons

Brady threw for 217 yards with one touchdown against the Carolina Panthers.