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Other - Sunday 30 June, 2019

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.

More medals in sight as Chloe and Sam Magee survive anxious wait

The Donegal siblings advanced through to the badminton mixed doubles quarter-finals.

Other - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Huge medal haul shows 'great signs', but it's still all about Tokyo for Dunne's young boxing squad

‘…they’re into the next step which is going to start on Friday. And d’you know what? We’re ready.’

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers European Games This post contains videos

World champion Harrington takes Ireland's medal tally to 6 on sensational day for boxers

Michaela Walsh, Gráinne Walsh, Kurt Walker and Kellie Harrington have joined Regan Buckley and Michael Nevin in guaranteeing bronze.

Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency - report

The 30-year-old forward could miss the 2019-20 NBA season while recovering from surgery on his Achilles tendon.

Wimbledon puts Federer ahead of Nadal in controversial seedings move

It’s been confirmed that the Spaniard will be seeded behind Roger Federer this year despite their world ranking positions.

Other - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Buckley and Nevin seal Ireland's first medals in Minsk with five more boxers on brink of joining them

The 22-year-old has reached the light-flyweight semi-finals in Minsk.

Lowry full of confidence and happy to be home for tilt at Irish Open

The 32-year-old is coming off the back of the best five-month stretch of his career.

Ireland's Mullen agonisingly finishes one second outside of medal places in time trial

Meanwhile, there was disappointment for Ireland’s boxers and badminton teams.

Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko rescued at sea after yacht catches fire

The Ukrainian joked that fate had taken his post-retirement quest for an adrenaline rush ‘a bit too literally’.

Tearful 'Greek Freak' named NBA's Most Valuable Player

Giannis Antetokounmpo wept as he accepted the honour.

Irish World Cup hero and record scorer returns to Irish league as player-coach

Anna O’Flanagan will link up with Muckross after two years in The Netherlands.

Snookered: Ex-world champion flops in Open golf bid

Shaun Murphy and ex-international cricketer Sean Ervine both failed to make the cut.

Other - Monday 24 June, 2019

Three more Irish boxers move to within touching distance of European Games medals

That makes for six in the quarter-finals, with two Irish boxers yet to fight in the last 16.

Watch Eric Donovan's 3rd-round knockout on his UK debut as he closes in on a European title shot Lilywhite Lightning This post contains videos

Watch Eric Donovan's 3rd-round knockout on his UK debut as he closes in on a European title shot

The Kildare man moved to 10-0, 7KOs with an impressive stoppage win at the iconic York Hall.

'It's frightening really': A world of opportunity awaits amateur champion Sugrue

The 22-year-old clinched a stunning victory at the Amateur Championship at Portmarnock on Saturday.

Heavyweight newcomer Usyk named as WBO's mandatory challenger for Ruiz-Joshua II winner

The Ukrainian menace is yet to make his heavyweight debut, but has targeted a unification clash with Joshua for some time.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to 'enormous personality' Manus Kelly after Donegal councillor dies during rally RIP

Tributes paid to 'enormous personality' Manus Kelly after Donegal councillor dies during rally

Kelly was a three-time winner of the event.

Other - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Irish boxers take out big guns to power on in Minsk

Michael Nevin and Regan Buckley scored especially impressive victories over world-class opponents.

Murray delighted after painless comeback success

The Scot’s encouraging return from major hip surgery continued at Queen’s Club.

From TheJournal.ie County councillor killed in accident at Donegal International Rally Manus Kelly

County councillor killed in accident at Donegal International Rally

The incident happened at 12.30pm this afternoon.