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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Bidding war

This year
# One of their own
Ratcliffe vows to make Man United 'no.1 club in the world again' as he joins takeover race
The English businessman has joined Qatari Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani in launching an official takeover bid for the club.
All time
# Bidding war
‘Losing the Six Nations on free-to-air TV would be like losing the All-Ireland finals’
Campaign has begun to change legislation and protect Six Nations from going behind pay-wall.
# Bidding war
Amazon make major move in sports market by snatching US Open rights
The US Open will become the first Grand Slam to be shown solely on a digital platform.
# Bidding war
Ireland's 2023 World Cup rivals confident racial targets will be met for bid to proceed
South Africa’s bid has been in limbo but they are confident it will meet criteria.
# three-horse race
Ireland's 2023 World Cup bid receives major boost as Italy pull out of the running
And then there was three.
# Spring in our step
Why Ireland can convert 2023 World Cup bid into a roaring success
Clever approach has put the tournament within reach for the IRFU.
# Bidding war
RTÉ invites other Irish broadcasters to take a portion of Euro 2016 fixtures off its hands
The state broadcaster has invited expressions of interest.
# Race Is On
One of Ireland's expected RWC2023 hosting rivals has decided not to bid
USA Rugby have confirmed they will not proceed with a formal bid.
# Bidding war
RTÉ retain lucrative Champions League rights for the next three seasons
The broadcaster has hailed the new deal as a ‘significant achievement’ in an increasingly competitive market.
# Bidding war
An 'original Fine Gael Blueshirt uniform' has just gone on sale...on eBay
Dyed-in-the-wool Fine Gael members take note.
# Retirement Home
Sold! Indian league splashes €5.3m in auction for players and coaches
Robbie Fowler and Peter Reid are set to team at Kolkata, while Hernan Crespo received the highest bid today.