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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# eastern promise

Last year
Shane Lowry just one shot off the lead at the Abu Dhabi Championship
There are five Ryder Cup stars within five shots of the Scot.
All time
Ellen Walshe seals silver at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Abu Dhabi
The 20-year-old broke the Irish record on the way to a podium finish.
Milwaukee Bucks hold off Atlanta Hawks to clinch third NBA Finals appearance
The Bucks will return to the finals for the first time since 1974.
Philadelphia 76ers take top seed in East with victory over Orlando Magic
The Utah Jazz crept closer to securing top seed in the Western Conference play-offs after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Fitzpatrick wins DP World Tour Championship as Westwood lands Race to Dubai
There was a dramatic finish in Dubai.
Robbie Fowler set to take charge of Indian Super League's East Bengal
Liverpool legend is expected to link up with his new side within a week.
Cronin goal proves key as East Kerry cope without suspended Clifford to reach county senior final
A six-point success for the reigning champions over St Brendan’s in Tralee tonight.
Schwab pulls clear in Turkey title tussle as Lowry struggles
It wasn’t a great day for the Irish in Antalya.
Clifford hits 0-8 as East Kerry recover from conceding 3 early goals to reach quarter-finals
A two-point win for the divisional side after extra-time this evening in Tralee.
'I was very surprised at Paul, he kept that quiet' - Kerry legends move into Leinster roles
Paul Galvin and Jack O’Connor will take charge of Wexford and Kildare respectively next year.
Visit of Japanese star Deirdre opens up new market for Leopardstown
Johnny Ward looks ahead to next month’s Irish Champion Stakes.
Ex-Arsenal hopeful becomes first foreign-born player to be called up by China
China had resisted fielding players born in other countries, but Nico Yennaris has broken the mould.
Joel Embiid and the 76ers send message in win over LeBron's Lakers
The 76ers are on a roll.
'It would have tainted it a bit getting knocked out first round in Leinster after winning the Dublin championship'
Paul Mannion and Kilmacud are aiming to make their mark in Leinster.
Eight debutants named in All Blacks' 23 for opening Test of November series
Plenty of new faces in the New Zealand line-up for this weekend’s meeting with Japan in Tokyo.
1-6 for Harnedy as Imokilly crowned Cork champions again after win over Midleton
Páirc Uí Chaoimh hosted today’s game.
Leinster hurling counties to gain break in new schedule for 2019 senior championship
The Leinster Council have released their planned run of games.
€3 million investment from Hong Kong saves Biarritz from relegation
A regular European challenger in the noughties, BO are relieved to cling on to a place in Pro D2.
Second-half surge sees Japan beat Italy
An excellent second half helped Japan beat Italy in Oita, the Brave Blossoms taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
Flawless round leaves Dunne in the hunt on the final day at the China Open
The Greystones native didn’t drop a single shot en route to carding a five-under-par round of 67.
All-Ireland winners as players and bosses, this Leinster hurling trio set for 2018 start tonight
Pat Gilroy, Brian Cody and Davy Fitzgerald take their charges into action.
Keita not seeking Liverpool switch in January
The Guinea midfielder was snapped by the Reds in August in a record deal, and the Bulls boss believes he is not in a haste to move to England.
2016 and 2017 All-Star hurling selections jet out for Singapore exhibition match
The teams will face off in 30-degree heat in front of the locals at the Padang on Saturday.
World Cup 2018: Germany start against Mexico as Russia face Saudi Arabia in big kick-off
The Iberian derby between Spain and Portugal is the pick of the World Cup 2018 group stage draw, with Germany starting against Mexico.
Besiktas official confirms interest in signing Fellaini
The Belgium international is out of contract at Old Trafford this summer.
Joe Schmidt makes six changes to Irish side to face Japan
Hooker James Tracy will start in an Irish team for the first time.
Money talks! Axel Witsel signs €20 million-a-year deal with Chinese Super League club
The Belgian international has joined Tianjin Quanjian.
Carroll unsure where China speculation came from
The West Ham forward feels “happy and settled” at the club, with talk of a move to China not on his radar..
Toulon president Boudjellal insists Goromaru signing is not a marketing stunt
“There is certainly a window to Asia, but we do not have the means to pay only for a showcase.”
Darren O'Neill has three routes to the Rio Olympics - but he's hoping for Turkish delight
“You have to think through every possibility.”
Chinese clubs are spending exorbitant amounts to buy the best players in the world
Arsene Wenger believes China is a major threat to the Premier League.
Rory McIlroy one shot off lead going into Dubai final round
Can the Holywood native end his season strongly?
Sergiu Ciobanu, the Moldovan-born athlete aiming to represent Ireland in Rio next year
Coached by TV pundit Jerry Kiernan, he’s hoping the Berlin marathon will be his opportunity.
The Ryanair family is going to Israel
The low-fares carrier has announced new routes into and from Europe from the south of Israel.
Gallacher storms past McIlroy into Dubai lead
Tiger Woods’ hopes of taking the tournament win again are all but gone meanwhile.
Rory McIlroy masterclass lights up Dubai
The Holywood man showed his playing partner how it’s done.
China gold: Hurling Allstars put on show in Shanghai
The 2012 and 2013 teams faced off earlier.
Kenny jets to Japan for five day visit aimed at building closer economic ties
The Taoiseach’s trip is aimed at improving business links in the ICT, financial services and agri-food sectors.
McIlroy wants 'fast start' for a Shanghai surprise
A third-round five-under-par 67 on Saturday put McIlroy into a share of fourth place, six shots behind leader Dustin Johnson.
Rory McIlroy bolts out to the lead at HSBC Champions
We never doubted him.