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Other - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Five players out of French Open qualifying following positive coronavirus tests

Two players set to take part in the qualifying tournament have tested positive for Covid-19.

Expectation, goosebumps and the Champs-Élysées: Bennett savours iconic Tour victory

‘All the years trying to come up, trying to make it… It took me so long to get here,’ said Sam Bennett, now a winner of the Tour the France green jersey.

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Sam Bennett takes final stage and wins Ireland's 1st Tour de France green jersey in 31 years

The Carrick-on-Suir native won the final stage in spectacular fashion, and has won outright Ireland’s first green jersey at the Tour since Sean Kelly in 1989.

Heated locker-room exchange inspires Boston Celtics revival against Miami Heat

The Celtics avoided falling into an 0-3 hole from which no team has rallied to win a best-of-seven series.

The journey Irish hero Sam Bennett took to become king of the road

Bennett is set to become the first Irishman in 31 years to win the prestigious green jersey when the Tour de France finishes up in Paris today.

Other - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Late Lisnagarvey surge ends 15-year drought for Irish Senior Cup glory and denies UCD dream double

A dramatic comeback victory after a cracker of a final on Lisnagarvey’s home patch.

Bennett and Pogacar poised to step onto podium in Paris tomorrow

Sam Bennett almost certain to win green jersey while Pogacar’s successful time trail today means he is now likely to secure Tour de France crown.

Brace of early goals sees UCD Ladies clinch third Senior Cup title in four years

Hannah McLoughlin, Michelle Carey and Katherine Egan were all on target for the victors.

Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 1-0 series lead

The Lakers started quickly in the Western Conference final.

Other - Friday 18 September, 2020

How does moving into Level 3 affect sport in Dublin?

New restrictions for Dublin will take effect from midnight tonight.

Bennett fends off Sagan to tighten grip on Tour de France green jersey

Sagan made a bid for glory from 20km out but the Irishman was able to keep up during today’s 19th stage.

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No.1 pick Burrow impresses again but Bengals beaten by Browns

The quarterback threw for three touchdowns, while Baker Mayfield pulled the strings at the other end.

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Miami Heat come from behind to burn Boston Celtics again for 2-0 NBA series lead

In the Eastern Conference, Heat move closer and closer towards the NBA finals.

Other - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Sam Bennett extends green jersey lead at Tour de France

The Irish star stretched his advantage over Peter Sagan to 52 points.

Andy Murray wants Margaret Court Arena renamed over anti-gay views

The Grand Slam title record holder is now a controversial figure in the game.

Other - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Former athletics chief Lamine Diack found guilty of doping cover-up

87-year-old Diack was sentenced to four years in prison, of which two are suspended.

'I was like, 'What is this bulge coming out the side?' My shoulder was hanging to my knee'

Phil Healy talks to The42 about suffering a dislocated shoulder and the 2020 National Athletics Championships.

Bennett extends green jersey lead to 47 points as Colombia's Lopez wins stage 17 of Le Tour

Meanwhile Dan Martin came home in 31st place.

Defending champion Egan Bernal withdraws from Tour de France

The 23-year-old Colombian had remained in contention until Sunday’s stage on the Grand Colombier.

Denver trump Clippers in Game 7 to clinch place in Western Conference finals

The Nuggets will face the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference finals.

Other - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Power claims 800m victory in Zagreb to complete incredible 8 days

Nadia Power has clocked three of the fastest times of her career in just over a week.

Wexford boxer Kennedy lands high-profile fight on Sky Sports in October

Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing announced Niall Kennedy’s bout against Alen Babic today.

Bennett maintains 45-point lead over Sagan as Roche earns top-10 finish on 16th stage

German rider Lennard Kamna won the Tour de France’s medium mountain stage today.

Whyte handed November rematch with Povetkin after KO loss

The British heavyweight suffered defeat to the Russian in August.

Three years on, Wright Thompson reflects on infamous Dublin/McGregor piece

ESPN’s Senior Writer is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

Irish amateur James Sugrue drawn with Bubba and Westwood at US Open

It’s a baptism of fire for the Mallow native.

Never-say-die Stars stun Knights to reach first Stanley Cup final since 2000

The Stars rallied from a 2-0 deficit Monday night to shock the Golden Knights and win the Western Conference final series 4-1.

Roethlisberger tosses three touchdowns as Steelers topple Giants

In the late game Stephen Gostkowski booted the game-winning field goal to lift the Tennessee Titans to a 16-14 win over the Denver Broncos.

Other - Monday 14 September, 2020

'I'm fully Irish, don't worry' - Sam Bennett

The 29-year-old cyclist also spoke about the impact the Tour de France’s taxing schedule was having.

Lewis Hamilton’s claim safety sacrificed for entertainment is ‘offensive’ – FIA

Hamilton is also being investigated by the FIA because of the T-shirt he wore before and after Sunday’s race.

Djokovic eager to put US Open controversy behind him in Rome

The world No 1 struck a line judge with a ball hit in frustration in New York.

Bad start for Tom Brady as Buccaneers lose to New Orleans Saints

Brady scored the opening touchdown, but was later sacked three times and intercepted twice as the Saints powered to victory.

Thiem's historic comeback sees off Zverev to win US Open men's title

It marked the first time in the competition’s Open era history that a player had recovered from losing the opening two sets to win the title.

Other - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Newton off the mark as Patriots begin post-Brady era with a win

Green Bay, Baltimore, and Seattle were also among the winners on the first Sunday of the new NFL season.

Nuggets rally past Clippers to level NBA playoff series

Denver’s 111-98 win sets up a winner-take-all game seven on Tuesday.

Pogacar wins and Bernal destroyed on first major Tour mountain stage

Jumbo-Visma’s Primoz Roglic retained the overall lead while Sam Bennett strengthen his grip on the Green Jersey.

Hamilton prevails in dramatic Tuscan Grand Prix to stretch title advantage

The Mercedes driver’s latest success moves him to within one victory of Michael Schumacher’s world record 90.

'That was f***ing stupid' - Tuscan Grand Prix red flagged after four-car pile-up

The drivers involved walked away unscathed but Romain Grosjean was furious.