# Race Against Time

This year
World Cup blow for Scotland as Jonny Gray 'very doubtful' after dislocating kneecap
The 77-times capped second-row forward picked up the injury playing for Exeter on Sunday.
Last year
Scotland winger faces Six Nations doubt after picking up injury against Munster
The Edinburgh flyer suffered medial ligament damage during his club’s defeat to the Irish province.
UN report finds current climate pledges 'nowhere near' enough to prevent 1.5C warming
Experts say the world is failing to act with sufficient urgency to curb greenhouse gas emissions
All time
Reed a doubt for Ryder Cup after being hospitalised with pneumonia
The 31-year-old has not played since the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational after withdrawing from The Northern Trust with an ankle injury.
Rafa Nadal's US Open in doubt as he pulls out of Toronto Masters
Nadal, who has already skipped Wimbledon and the Olympics, could miss the final Grand Slam of the year.
Too early to judge severity of Harry Kane injury, says worried Jose Mourinho
Tottenham play in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday week.
Hartley may have to fight for place in England's RWC squad without playing since December
‘His time will come when he’s ready,’ said Saints director of rugby Chris Boyd.
'Super difficult' for Neymar to be fit for Man United clash
PSG coach Thomas Tuchel has admitted the star is unlikely to feature in the big game.
'We need to check in the morning': De Bruyne faces late fitness test for Liverpool clash
Pep Guardiola is hoping to have key playmaker Kevin De Bruyne available to face Liverpool on Thursday.
Public servants 'in limbo' as law to change retirement age faces 'tight' Christmas deadline
Unions and politicians have expressed fears that many more will be forced to retire before new legislation comes in.
Wales flanker hopeful for World Cup after sustaining serious knee injury
It is feared Ellis Jenkins suffered anterior cruciate ligament damage against the Springboks last weekend.
Man United sweating on Lukaku's fitness ahead of FA Cup final showdown with Chelsea
Jose Mourinho will wait until the ‘last moment’ to decide on whether the key attacker is fit to play.
'I have to make the right decision for me and for Germany' - Neuer still uncertain for World Cup
Manuel Neuer is running out of time in an effort to force his way into Joachim Low’s squad.
Nemo Rangers ace will be 'waiting until the last minute' to discover if he can play in All-Ireland final
Corner-forward Paddy Gumley is struggling with a calf injury he picked up prior to the semi-final.
Blow for Wales as injury-stricken George North a doubt for Six Nations opener
The winger suffered a fresh injury that will require four weeks of rehabilitation.
Novak Djokovic a doubt for the Australian Open following injury setback
Djokovic has been forced to pull out of an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi with elbow pain ahead of the Australian Open.
Faletau a Six Nations doubt for Wales after lengthy lay-off confirmed
Ireland are due to face the Welsh in week three at the Aviva Stadium, 24 February.
Man-of-the-match winners from last two games are Cork injury concerns for All-Ireland minor final
Cork take on Galway on 3 September.
Good news on the injury front for Cork as star forward set to be fit for Munster final
Conor Lehane is expected to be fit for the next month’s showdown with Clare.
Setback for Cork as Lehane a major injury doubt ahead of Munster semi-final with Waterford
The Midleton player was man-of-the-match against Tipperary.
Injury scare for Tipp hurlers a fortnight out from Cork clash as 'Bonner' Maher damages hamstring
The All-Star centre forward picked up the injury on club duty yesterday.
'It's meant so much to me in my life': Woods doing everything to get back for the Masters
The 14-time Major winner appeared on ‘Good Morning America’ today.
McCarthy's hamstring problems strike again ahead of crucial World Cup qualifier
Martin O’Neill names his squad for the Group D clash against Wales tomorrow.
Whitelock hoping to give All Blacks major boost by returning for Dublin clash
The second row has been sidelined since 22 October with an ankle problem.
Waterford star Shanahan will find out next week if he can play in National League final
The prolific forward is a major doubt for the clash with Clare.
Blow for Liverpool as Emre Can set to miss up to 6 weeks
The German could still play in the Europa League final, should Liverpool get past Villarreal.
Waterford woman and her 39 dogs fighting eviction with crowdfunding campaign
Sandra Hennessy has launched the campaign to help her make up rent arrears on her country home.
Italy sweating on Parisse fitness ahead of opener against France
The player sent an Instagram picture from his hospital bed
Injury battle continues for Tyrrell before final but better news on Power
Better news elsewhere on the injury front for Kilkenny.
Tipperary's 19-year-old colossus is an injury doubt ahead of Kerry showdown
Colin O’Riordan hobbled out of yesterday’s Munster senior football quarter-final victory over Waterford.
Major injury worry for Limerick hurlers ahead of Munster championship
Goalkeeper Nickie Quaid is a doubt for Clare clash on May 24
Serious injury concern for Waterford IT, mixed team news for UL ahead of Fitzgibbon replay
Waterford star Austin Gleeson a major doubt for the holders as Jack Browne set to return from suspension for UL
Not looking good for Cork's captain to be fit for All-Ireland semi-final
Patrick Cronin may be unavailable for Cork against Tipperary.
Cork's Mark Ellis a major injury doubt for Munster senior hurling final
The Rebels may be forced into a change for the clash against Limerick on July 13th.
Portugal fret over Ronaldo's fitness as tendonitis in his left knee is confirmed
The Real Madrid attacker has begun training with the team but concerns remain.
Trapattoni willing to wait for Robbie
Ireland will give Robbie Keane every chance of proving his fitness ahead of the clash with Armenia on Tuesday, but it isn’t looking good for the striker…