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Paige VanZant marks her UFC return with a stunning second-round KO of Bec Rawlings

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The 22-year-old’s jumping switch kick to the head of Rawlings was the highlight of the night.

Sam Allardyce attempted to select Frenchman Steven N'Zonzi for upcoming England squad

19 minutes ago

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The midfielder’s 32-minute cameo for France Under-21s in 2009 makes him ineligible for the Three Lions.

Former Sunderland striker Daryl Murphy seals move to Rafa Benitez's Newcastle

40 minutes ago

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The Ireland international has signed a two-year deal.

Why Michael Fennelly shouldn't watch Brad Pitt in Troy! It's the sporting tweets of the week

2 hours ago

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Shay Given, Olive Loughnane and Razor Ruddock also make our latest list of favourites.

Grand Slam, Schmidt and Rebels: Toolan's journey leads to Melbourne

3 hours ago

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Eoin Toolan is the head performance analyst of Super Rugby’s Melbourne Rebels.

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Hansen denies ref meeting ahead of Wallabies clash

3 hours ago

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The All Blacks chief met with assistant referee Jaco Peyper before New Zealand beat Australia, but not with Romain Poite.

What sort of shape are the Ireland squad in ahead of next week's World Cup qualifier?

3 hours ago

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How Shane Long and all the other Boys in Green squad members have fared since the start of the season.

Tennis balls to pitbulls: How Lam and Ellis made Connacht skills the envy of everyone

4 hours ago

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“We have a saying in Connacht that we share the workload. It’s not about getting forwards and wrecking them so they can’t run with 20 minutes to go.”

The dysfunction of the Olympics, clotted-up blood and the week's best sportswriting

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Also, pondering what happens when Roger Federer’s ageless body finally gives up and the increased violence in wrestling.

Is it inappropriate timing for Robbie Keane's send-off and more Ireland-Oman questions

4 hours ago

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Plus, why do Ireland love playing Oman in friendlies?

'A journey for perfection I'll never reach the end of': Martin Tyler on the art of football commentary

5 hours ago

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The definitive football voice on technique, coaching in the Conference and tears after that Sergio Aguero goal.

Irishman Kevin Mallon has been released on bail from Rio prison

5 hours ago

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Mallon had been at Rio’s Bangu prison along with former OCI President Pat Hickey.

Poll: Who do you think will win today's All-Ireland football semi-finals?

7 hours ago

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Kerry’s senior and minor footballers take on Dublin and Kildare respectively for a place in the All-Ireland final.

Jurgen Klopp defends benching Daniel Sturridge

14 hours ago

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Liverpool were not helped out by the officials at Tottenham, said manager Jurgen Klopp after an entertaining 1-1 draw.

Everton fan passes away after taking ill at Goodison Park

14 hours ago

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A 51-year-old man has died, the club have confirmed.

Ireland U21 international Dylan Connolly stars as Bray hold Derry in pulsating draw

14 hours ago

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Connolly grabbed both goals for Bray at a wet Carlisle Grounds.

Impressive Ian Madigan display not enough to rescue Bordeaux in Toulouse

14 hours ago

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The Irish rugby star was sprung from the bench following an injury to Lionel Beauxis.

Ireland's Ciara Mageean recovers from her Olympics disappointment in stunning fashion

15 hours ago

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The Portaferry runner knocked five seconds off her personal best tonight

Sligo snatch sensational stoppage-time winner against Galway in the Connacht derby

15 hours ago

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Dave Robertson’s side edge past the Tribesman at the Showgrounds.

Faith in Rooney rewarded and more Premier League talking points

15 hours ago

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Plus, Harry Kane’s August slump strikes again, as Liverpool draw with Spurs.

Last-gasp free-kick sends Dublin into All-Ireland final after dramatic encounter against Mayo

15 hours ago

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Dublin will play the winners of the semi-final between Cork and Monaghan which takes place next Saturday.

A familiar face popped up with a winner as Juventus made it two from two in Italy

16 hours ago

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Gonzalo Higuain had to contend with a spot on the bench again as they beat Lazio 1-0 in Rome.

Mick McCarthy confirms Ireland striker Daryl Murphy will move to Newcastle United

16 hours ago

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Murphy could be replaced at Portman Road by another Irish striker.

5 talking points as Jim Gavin and Eamon Fitzmaurice lock horns once again

17 hours ago

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A hugely tactical battle awaits in the third championship meeting between these managers.

Moolick goal clinches extra-time win for Kildare in thrilling semi-final

17 hours ago

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The Lilywhites will face Clare or Tipperary in the ladies intermediate football final on 25 September.

Another excellent round puts Paul Dunne in contention in Denmark

18 hours ago

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Shane Lowry also followed up his outstanding 65 yesterday with a two-under 69.

Injury could scupper James McCarthy's exit plans as surgery may be required

18 hours ago

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The Irish midfielder was left out of the Everton squad for today’s 1-0 win over Stoke.

A new Bundesliga season and it was business as usual for one of Europe's best strikers

19 hours ago

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Rivals Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Robert Lewandowski were exchanging some messages before and after.

As it happened: Hull City v Manchester United, Premier League

20 hours ago

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The two sides met at the KCOM Stadium with 100% records from their first two Premier League fixtures.

Teenager Donnarumma becomes youngest Italian to win senior call-up in over 100 years

20 hours ago

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The 17-year-old only made his AC Milan debut last October.

'I won't be watching the All-Ireland final, I'll be golfing or something' - Davy Fitzgerald

20 hours ago

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The Clare boss opened up in a season-long radio documentary by RTÉ.

Liverpool preparing €13 million bid for Borussia Dortmund teenager - reports

20 hours ago

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Christian Pulisic is a 17-year-old USA international.

NFL star refuses to stand for US anthem in protest against 'a country that oppresses black people'

20 hours ago

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‘There are bodies everywhere’, said 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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