We’ll leave it there so: Contador out, Rihanna lifts the World Cup and all today's sport

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Cycling Tour de France Alberto Contador holds his head in his hands. Source: AP/Press Association Images


Britain Open Golf Miguel Angel Jimenez during a practice round at Royal Liverpool Golf Club prior to the start of the British Open. Source: AP/Press Association Images


On the record

 Other supporters were trying to grab the ball off [Oisín], but I had a tricolour, which I wrapped round it and I said to my son, ‘Let’s get out of here’.” – Irish football fan Kevin Treanor tells the story of how his son Kevin got an official World Cup match ball as a souvenir in Brazil.

The best thing we shared

Legendary broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy finished up after 49 years on the RTÉ soccer panel last night. Watch his friends and family pay tribute to ‘Billo’:

Source: RTÉ Sport/YouTube

Showbiz, Baby!

Rihanna attended the World Cup final last night and got here hands on the trophy after spending the night partying with the victorious German team.

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