# Tug of War

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Robert Lewandowski confirms he wants to leave Bayern Munich
German media outlets claim the 33-year-old has refused to sign an extension and wants to join Barcelona for next season.
All time
Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers eye move for Ireland U21 star
Waterford winger Zack Elbouzedi set to lead the winter exodus from the RSC.
Declan Rice: 'It is the toughest decision I have had to make so far in my career'
The 20-year-old has spoken publicly for the first time since choosing England over Ireland.
Danny Murphy tells Declan Rice that England is his 'only option'
The former Liverpool midfielder believes Rice should chase success.
'I've talked with Mick McCarthy and Gareth Southgate... I will make a decision soon'
Declan Rice’s international future remains unresolved.
'I've spoken to him' - Jon Walters hopes 'unbelievable' Rice commits to Ireland
‘He’s a player you’d welcome with open arms, how good he is and what he can do for the country.’
O'Neill 'surprised' by report claiming Declan Rice has chosen England
According to the Ireland boss, the 19-year-old West Ham United player is still assessing his options.
Watch: Ethiopian athlete pulls race leader's shorts in bizarre finish to men's 5,000m
Two runners got tangled up on the final bend of the race at Lausanne’s Athletissima IAAF Diamond League meeting.
FAI chasing highly rated Celtic teenager - reports
Michael Johnston, who has been linked with a move to Chelsea, is believed to be on the association’s radar.
'Morally wrong' to make Dublin U21 footballers face choice between club and county
The dilemma has risen ahead of the All-Ireland U21 final.
Wales could look to cap Liverpool's youngest-ever scorer against Ireland to fend off England's interest
17-year-old Ben Woodburn was born in Chester.
O'Neill hits back at Koeman over his treatment of James McCarthy
The Everton manager said O’Neill was “killing” the player.
Look at these microbots pulling a car all by themselves
Each one weighs 100 grams and can pull objects over 2,000 times its own weight.
From start to finish - how the Jack Grealish tug of war developed
We look back on a protracted saga which played out over the course of the last four years.
Mourad Boudjellal vows to make Quade Cooper as broke as Greece after Toulon snub
The Toulon owner’s comments didn’t go down well with Michael Cheika
John Giles: 'There are some players you only need to see once and this kid is one of those'
The RTÉ pundit wants Jack Grealish in the Irish team for the next Euro 2016 Qualifier.
Jack Grealish's dad: 'He could play 45 minutes for Ireland and 45 minutes for England!'
Difficult decision is ‘completely up to Jack’, says Kevin Grealish.
Dubs in demand - senior and U21 commitments will make hectic April for talented youngsters
It’s a busy time ahead for the Dubs.
This gas pipeline map shows why Ukraine crisis affects all of Europe
Apart from the obvious fear of international violence.
Irish tug of war team savour gold medal and world champion status
Eddie Gallagher of Clonmany B spoke to about his “dream come true”.
The Irishman bidding to become a tug of war world champion speaks to Eddie Gallagher about his side’s chances at this month’s World Championships in Castlebar.
Norwich deny Hoolahan has handed in transfer request
The Premier League club are hoping to hold onto the attacking midfielder despite interest from Aston Villa.
16 brilliant School Sports Day memories
From students acting as basketball hoops and epic welly-throwing, to slow bikes races and tug-of-war shenanigans.
Column: Faction fights are sapping confidence in FG and Labour
The coalition partners appear more concerned with playing tug-of-war with each other than creating a new form of politics, writes Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.
Pistol duelling? Here are the 10 weirdest Olympic sports of all time
Tug of war, live pigeon shooting and club swimming are among the niche sports that feature.