# Transfer News
Luka Modric, Hugo Lloris among 'more than 10' big-name Saudi Arabia targets
Sergio Ramos and Jordi Alba are also being lined up according to a source.
# as it stands
'Don't give a damn' Heat pull level against Nuggets in NBA Finals
On Sunday, they handed Western Conference top seeds Denver their first home defeat of this post-season.
# Record Breaker
Jim Hines, first sprinter to break the 10 second barrier, passes away
15-year record stood as the longest in the era of automatic timing, also played NFL for Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs.
# No beginner's luck
'What is happening? I just can't believe it,' says Rose Zhang after LGPA title on pro debut
Straight from an NCAA triumph to a professional title in a week for American golfer.
# Talking Points
Kerry relief after win, Cork improvement and another Clifford scoring show
Kerry claimed a 1-14 to 0-15 victory in a game that delivered talking points.
# Up For The World Cup
Names and numbers: The Vera Era and the Ireland players Pauw has capped
Ireland are preparing for their first-ever major tournament in the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
# Viktor's Spoils
Hovland takes dramatic playoff win at Memorial as McIlroy's charge fizzles out
Seven bogeys cost Rory McIlroy his chance, as Hovland beat Denny McCarthy in a playoff.
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# real deal
Karim Benzema’s Real Madrid exit a ‘surprise for everyone’ – Ancelotti
After 14 years, 25 trophies and 648 appearances, French striker scored his 354th and final goal for Madrid in 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao.
# Euro Vision
James Abankwah makes first Serie A start in final game of the season
Ex-St Pat’s defender played 59 minutes in Udinese’s defeat to Juventus.
# Bowing out
'It's the moment to say goodbye': Tearful Zlatan Ibrahimovic announces retirement aged 41
Swedish star announces his retirement following final game of Serie A season.
# Roland Garros
Sabalenka and Svitolina to meet in politically-charged French Open quarter-final
Sabalenka of Belarus will meet Svitolina of Ukraine in the Roland Garros quarter-finals on Tuesday.
# Ladies Football
All-Ireland champions Meath on the hunt for new manager after Davy Nelson's shock departure
The Royals begin their All-Ireland series against Waterford on Sunday 25 June.
# By Royal Appointment
Alderweireld scores 94th-minute equaliser to win Antwerp's first league title in 66 years
‘I’ve experienced a lot of emotions in my career but this one goes above them all.’
# next chapter
'We are in the final stage': Al Hilal officials fly to Paris in bid to seal Lionel Messi deal
Saudi Arabian club are hoping to announce a mega deal for the Argentinian superstar next week.
# Athletics
Andrew Coscoran wins 1500m at FBK Games, Sarah Lavin runs season's best
Thomas Barr, Sharlene Mawdsley and Luke McCann were also in action in the Netherlands on Sunday.
# Tennis
Djokovic and Alcaraz one win away from blockbuster showdown in French Open semis
Novak Djokovic reaches his record 17th French Open quarter-final, while clinical Carlos Alcaraz wins in straight sets.
# Code Breaker
Cork U20 star hurler Ben O'Connor confirms switch to rugby
Multi-talented defender confirms ‘very tough decision’ after helping Cork to All-Ireland U20 glory.
# Draw
New York handed Carlow trip in Tailteann Cup preliminary quarter-finals
Offaly will host Wexford next weekend, while Fermanagh are at home to Laois, and Down are at home to Longford.
# emphatic
Three-goal Derry power past Donegal to continue unbeaten start
It was an encouraging sight for Donegal fans when Paddy McBrearty returned from injury in the second half.
# Nowhere to Hyde
Roscommon pull away from Sligo to go top of Group 3 on points difference
Davy Burke’s side ran out 10-point winners at Dr Hyde Park.
# young rebels
Cork clinch third All-Ireland U20 crown in four years after tough battle with Offaly
Micheál Mullins and Diarmuid Healy bagged crucial goals for Cork while Ben Cunningham scored nine points.
Monaghan progress to All-Ireland knockout stages after victory over Clare
A late goal from Conor McCarthy helped Monaghan over the line.
# The Green And Red
Mayo narrowly hold off late Louth fightback to maintain winning run in All-Ireland series
Mayo were five points ahead with injury time almost up when Louth attempted a late rally.
# The New Hollywood Kid
Antrim's Tom McKibbin wins first DP World Tour golf title aged 20
McKibbin, 20, shot a three-under par final round to win the Porsche European Open in Hamburg.
# super max
Verstappen stretches championship lead with wire-to-wire win at Spanish Grand Prix
Mercedes duo Hamilton and Russell make podium in Barcelona as Verstappen takes fifth win of the season.
# UK
Man charged after wearing shirt appearing to refer to Hillsborough disaster
The man wore the shirt to Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup final between Manchester City and local rivals Manchester United.
# Banner Day
Clare's young guns deliver first All-Ireland minor hurling title since 1997
The Banner ran out five-point winners over Galway in Semple Stadium.
# Moving On
Real Madrid great Benzema agrees to leave club after 'unforgettable era'
The 35-year-old has been heavily linked this week with a lucrative move to Saudi Arabia.
# Wrap
Bohs and Shamrock Rovers play out draw as Peamount regain top spot
Meanwhile, Shelbourne remain in third place after a 2-0 win over Galway United.
# Irish Eye
McKibbin shares lead at European Open as Maguire slips back
Stephanie Meadow is also in action at the LPGA Americas Open.
# Abuse
‘People are getting phone calls in the middle of the night… A lot of that goes unnoticed’
Gerard Perry and Sean Slattery discuss the various challenges and worrying instances of violence involving referees.
# Talking Points
Red card blues, Tyrone's love of O'Neill and Unlucky Geezer
A game that might not have set the championship alight, but it tees up an incredible closing weekend, we look at the major talking points emerging from Tyrone V Armagh
# Interview
'I've done everything possible' - World Cup the motivation for returning Kiernan
The Ireland and Liverpool striker is back in action after eight months out with an ankle injury.
# talking point
Still no mention of elephant in the room as Man City close in on treble
As expected, Pep Guardiola’s men overcame United in Saturday’s FA Cup final.
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# Wrap
Swiatek shines in 51-minute blitz, Gauff ends 16-year-old's run
Meanwhile, Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina has withdrawn from the competition.
# Going Well
McIlroy grabs share of PGA Memorial lead with Kim, Lipsky
Meanwhile, Shane Lowry finished the day tied for 32nd on one-under-par.
# Departures Lounge
Messi booed as his final game for PSG ends in defeat
He has been linked with moves to Inter Miami and a club in Saudi Arabia as well as a return to Barcelona.
# Review
Barcelona target scores as Inter win Champions League final warm-up
Marcelo Brozovic struck the only goal of the game in the 37th minute in Turin.
# Ulster warfare
Tyrone survive late rally against 14-man Armagh
Rian O’Neill’s red card had Armagh up against it but Tyrone pick up first points.
# Pastures new
4 years on from €115 million move, Eden Hazard to depart Real Madrid
The Belgium international made just 54 league appearances, including six this season, and scored seven goals.