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# About time

All time
'It's definitely time that kids are back on the field' - the long-awaited return of underage GAA
There’s a real concern that many youngsters won’t return to sport after the lengthy shutdown.
Six Nations confirms it's working with SANZAAR on 'aligned global calendar'
The two bodies have been in discussions during the lockdown.
Convicted killer stood down from World Rugby Council after homophobia allegations
Francis Kean was convicted of committing manslaughter in 2006.
Rugby actually enforcing the current breakdown laws is long overdue
World Rugby issued a ‘law application guideline’ for referees earlier this week.
UFC postpones next three events after coronavirus clampdown
President Dana White has confirmed the postponements.
11-time All-Ireland champions Cork to play in Páirc Uí Chaoimh for the first time
The main county grounds will play host to an historic double-header after plans fell through last year.
Condensed schedule presents a host of problems in Japan
Ireland face some short turnarounds in Japan, but other teams have been dealt an even worse hand.
NFL expands video replays to ensure no repeat of Saints-Rams pass interference debacle
The New Orleans Saints were potentially denied a place in the Super Bowl as a result of a pass interference no-call.
It's a bank holiday and the weather is going to be really nice - for a change
Crack out the barbecue.
Golf scraps one of its most controversial rules as fans lose power to call in potential violations
About time too.
The TV show that ruptured Vogue Williams' knee will be finally axed after 34 celebrity injuries
The Jump was a show that trained celebs in winter Olympic sports.
Four lovely train stations feature on our new stamps
Did your local railway station make the cut?
'Getting what we're owed': New York to recover the millions it spent to protect the Trumps
The city will be reimbursed as part of the recently agreed federal funding deal.
Jesus is coming as City finally complete Brazilian's signing
The former Palmeiras forward first agreed to join Pep Guardiola’s side during the summer.
Southgate finally named as England's permanent manager on a 4-year deal
The former U21 boss takes over from Sam Allardyce after acting as caretaker boss since September.
Four years later, Rob Heffernan will finally be presented with his Olympic medal
The Irish race walker is looking forward to receiving the bronze at a special ceremony in Cork.
3 months after it was 'agreed', Martin O'Neill has finally signed his new Ireland contract
Roy Keane and the rest of the backroom staff have also agreed to extend their stay.
Longford claim a rare victory in relegation six-pointer thanks to O'Connor's match-winner
The Premier Division’s bottom club picked up three points away to Finn Harps at Ballybofey.
It's taken an eternity but 38-year-old Frank Lampard is finding form in Major League Soccer
Veteran midfielder has significantly underachieved since arriving in MLS but has found some form at last.
Like buses, Hazard broke his Premier League goal duck after 356 days... then scored another
The Belgian was on target for the first time this season as Chelsea recorded a 4-1 win over Bournemouth.
South Africa set to finally confirm new boss after bizarre delay
Allister Coetzee is expected to become the second black coach of the Springboks
Goal-line technology gets the green light for Euro 2016 and the Champions League
And it’s about time too.
Want to be happy? Value your time more than money
Time is not money, it would seem.
Conspiracy over as Neymar wins Barcelona's first ever La Liga player of the month award
Yes, you read that correctly.
Northern Ireland win their first friendly in over 7 years
Captain Steven Davis scored in a 1-0 win against Latvia to kick off their Euro 2016 preparations.
Spurs have finally managed to offload one of the most problematic Premier League players
Emmanuel Adebayor is finally on his way.
“There’ll always be objections, there’s objections to somebody putting an extension onto their house."
Planning permission for the new hospital to be built on the St James’s Hospital site is due to be submitted today.
Limerick finally earn their first league win of the season to pour more misery on Sligo
Two goals from Vinny Faherty helped Martin Russell’s men to a long-overdue victory at Markets Field.
Obsolete laws scrapped: Now we can say whatever we like about Henry VIII's marriage plans
Too soon?
Selfie stick-wielding heathens have been banned from the biggest horse race in the world
Horse racing fans in America can rest a little easier.
Manchester United may have finally off-loaded midfield misfit Anderson
26 year-old close to signing a deal with Brazilian side Internacional.
Pacquiao and Mayweather camps say they're close to agreeing a $200 million deal to FINALLY get it on
May 2 is the provisional date for the Las Vegas bout, but we’re not holding our breath for these guys any more.
Falcao celebrated wildly after powering home a header for Man United
Christian Benteke had opened the scoring for Villa before the visitors hit back.
FIFA set to introduce three-minute concussion breaks
After a string of incidents at the World Cup, football’s governing body prepare to take decisive action.
'It feels like a dream': Marcos Rojo tells the world his move to Man United is sealed
This should be a slam dunk for Ed Woodward, right?
All Blacks to finally play Test match in Samoa - report
The world champions look to have answered the calls to travel to Apia for the first time.
Eddie O'Sullivan is a head coach again with Biarritz in Pro D2
The Triple Crown-winning coach has agreed a two-year deal to work under Serge Blanco.
New French club rules aiming to increase attractiveness of play in Top 14
Losing bonus points will only be picked up for finishing within five points or less of the winning team.
Rare Giroud goal puts Arsenal back on top
It was his first goal in nearly 500 minutes.
The 7 best couples from Richard Curtis movies
Are you into the Englishman’s famous rom-coms? Then you’ll remember some of these couples.