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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Hope

This year
Ireland's group rivals Scotland keep World Cup hopes alive with bonus-point victory
Nothing short of five points against Tonga was necessary to stay in contention in Pool B.
Courtney Lawes backs England to recover from Ireland setback
The visitors struggled to convince with 15 men at the Aviva Stadium before Billy Vunipola’s 53rd-minute dismissal.
Stokes and Moeen revive England's Ashes bid
Australia were 116-4 in their second innings at stumps on the second day.
Luke Shaw would take Harry Kane and Declan Rice at Man United
The left-back has been enjoying ‘banter’ with his England team-mates over their futures.
Boost for €70 million man as Juventus pick up much-needed win
Dusan Vlahovic scored his first goals for the club in nearly four months.
Last year
EU parliament president: In times of crisis, we need hope - here's what we can do for Ukraine
Roberta Metsola outlines a campaign to deliver generators to Ukraine as it faces a winter of war.
Glazers must ‘engage with the fans’ over possible Man United sale – Gary Neville
The owners are ‘exploring strategic alternatives’ for the club.
Key England duo tipped to win World Cup fitness race
Pep Guardiola has suggested Kyle Walker and Kalvin Phillips are likely to be available for the tournament,.
Gareth Bale could still join Cardiff, claims Vincent Tan
The 32-year-old revealed on Saturday he had agreed to join Major League Soccer club Los Angeles FC.
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool Premier League title win 'not likely but possible'
The Reds are just one point behind leaders Manchester City, with both teams having one game left.
'Sport brings people together and it saved my life' - Hamilton
The British driver the most decorated driver in F1 history after coming from humble beginnings.
'No war please': Russian star into final with peace plea
Andrey Rublev made a plea for peace after notching an eighth consecutive victory.
All time
Jurgen Klopp believes fate is playing part in Liverpool’s Champions League bid
His side went into last weekend knowing three victories would secure a top-four finish.
La Liga title race set for thrilling conclusion as Real Madrid keep up pressure
Atletico could still be crowned champions this weekend.
'The sun does rise and there's always a way through things, using the people around you'
Irish hockey international Grace O’Flanagan delves deeper into her story and mental health journey.
'I had fallen out of love with the game because of all the things that manifested in the Super League'
Author and journalist Michael Calvin discusses his new book: ‘Whose Game is it Anyway?’
1000-1 underdogs aim to shock Man United
Diego Martinez believes Granada can pull off a big upset.
Jurgen Klopp strives for perfection to pull off Real Madrid comeback
Left-back Andy Robertson said the players have a responsibility to create the atmosphere themselves.
Former Tottenham star 'dreaming' of Man United upset
Roberto Soldado is hoping to inspire Granada to a shock triumph.
Georginio Wijnaldum's Liverpool future mired in uncertainty
The Holland international is into the last four months of his contract at Anfield.
Kerri Ní Dochartaigh on 2021: 'One thing is certain, and that is that there still is hope'
Writer Kerri Ní Dochartaigh explores the idea of the year ahead, taking in the ideas of time, borders, and family.
Paul Reid: 'I'm certain we'll get back to hugging friends and not wearing masks'
In an interview with, the HSE’s CEO said the pandemic highlighted a number of health policy shifts that are needed.
Coveney says post-Brexit trade deal ‘likely but will not be easy’
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said talks between the EU and UK are in a ‘very serious zone’.
Dillian Whyte calls for rematch after knock-out loss to Alexander Povetkin
The British boxer had dominated the opening four rounds and twice sent the 40-year-old Russian to the canvas.
Neuer wants Bayern Munich to keep Liverpool target
Thiago Alcantara could be set to leave the Bundesliga side.
Hourihane grabs assist as Aston Villa gain lifeline in relegation fight
The Ireland international made an impact after being recalled to the starting XI against Crystal Palace.
Katie Taylor could feature, as Eddie Hearn hopes to bring boxing back at Matchroom headquarters
The British Boxing Board of Control indicated bouts can return in two months’ time subject to a series of strict regulations.
When will we see a Velodrome in Ireland?
Mark Downey looks at the state of Irish cycling in his latest column.
Opinion: This current crisis is calling for the emergence of a bolder, braver and kinder humanity
Ruairí McKiernan says yes, this is a scary time, but our social structure hasn’t been working for everyone, and we may have an opportunity to change.
Finn Russell holds 'positive discussions' over Scotland return
The Racing 92 playmaker was disciplined for a ‘breach of team protocol’.
Steven Gerrard 'really interested' to see if Man City get Premier League punishment
The former Liverpool captain is waiting to see if the Premier League follow Uefa’s lead in punishing the Blues.
'We've got to put pressure on our TDs... Football is a window for changing the whole country'
Vinny Perth feels both Dundalk and the game in general could do with more political support.
Juventus 'want to avoid Tottenham' in Champions League
Leonardo Bonucci thinks the change in management in north London makes Spurs more of a threat in knockout games.
'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus explains how his team embraced any pressure at the World Cup.
Solskjaer: Liverpool match can spark Man United's revival
Jurgen Klopp’s Premier League leaders visit Old Trafford on Sunday.
'I would be thrilled if Neymar came back' - Messi
The summer transfer window saw an on-off soap opera surrounding the 27-year-old’s apparent desire to leave PSG.
The Irish team aiming to end their two-year wait for a league win
Kilkenny United chairman Shane Murray is optimistic about the club’s future in spite of a disappointing season.
889 days later, Colin Kaepernick still waiting on NFL return
The former San Francisco 49ers star quarterback tweeted a video of himself working out.
Thousands of people across the country walked from Darkness into Light this morning
This year over 168 venues throughout the country took part in the 5k walk/run.
Leopardstown on course to beat the weather as cards in Britain continue to fall
However, officials have announced the running order will be amended on Saturday.