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France report no new Covid-19 cases as Scotland game awaits the green light
French captain Charles Ollivon was among five players ruled out after testing positive yesterday.
Inter-county GAA no longer allowed in Level 5, with no activity until Easter at earliest
A letter was sent to county boards this evening following a meeting of the GAA’s Covid Advisory Group.
'It’s not about 'whether' the Games take place, it’s about 'how'' - full steam ahead for Olympics
‘We are working day and night to organise a safe Olympic Games in Tokyo.’
Fifa dismisses appeal against Kieran Trippier betting ban
The 30-year-old Atletico Madrid and defender was hit with a 10-week suspension last month.
Fifa temporarily lifts 10-week ban of England international Kieran Trippier
The Atletico Madrid player was barred from football activity last week for breaching betting rules.
Jimmy O'Brien back for Leinster's clash with Connacht but Harry Byrne ruled out
There’s also uncertainty over the availability of Rhys Ruddock, whose rib injury requires further assessment.
Professional and elite sport to continue under new Covid-19 restrictions
The restrictions, which come into effect on Christmas Eve, could have little impact on sport.
Ringrose, Sexton and Doris ruled out of St Stephen's Day clash with Munster
Better news for Leo Cullen is that Jack Conan and Ed Byrne will both return to full training this week.
Ireland v Georgia, Autumn Nations Cup
It’s the third of four matches in the stop-gap series and we’re going minute-by-minute.
Stephen Kenny's job safe as senior players and staff back Ireland boss in video investigation
An FAI statement confirmed that the Republic of Ireland manager has been cleared of any wrongdoing.
Munster boosted by return of front-row duo as attention turns to Glasgow
Roman Salanoa and Liam O’Connor are back in training ahead of Monday’s Pro14 fixture in Scotland.
Willett moves into Masters contention with second-round 66 as McIlroy battles back from worst-ever start
Tommy Fleetwood also took route 66 up the leaderboard at Augusta.
Munster reveal long-term injury for John Hodnett and another Covid-19 case
The 21-year-old is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering an achilles tendon injury in training.
Paul Casey sets the early pace with flawless opening round at the Masters
The 43-year-old Englishman matched the lowest major round of his career to seize the lead at Augusta.
Antrim offer to play south of the border after Waterford's withdrawal over Covid-19 concerns
Dundalk has been proposed as an alternative venue for the game, which was due to be played in Portglenone.
Larmour to miss Ireland's upcoming games as Deegan's season could be over
Leinster revealed this afternoon that the pair suffered significant injuries while on Guinness Pro14 duty.
Waterford GAA to continue investigation into Dungarvan Covid controversy at management exec meeting
A full meeting of the management executive of Waterford county board has been set for tomorrow night.
Dortmund reject Man United's €100m euro offer for Sancho - reports
The 20-year-old has not travelled with the squad for their upcoming German Super Cup clash.
Munster awaiting HSE guidance after Academy player tests positive for Covid-19
Three Academy players and one senior player have been identified as potential close contacts.
Murray 'progressing well' in recovery from thigh injury as Kleyn and Goggin return
Andrew Conway is continuing his return-to-play protocols as Munster prepare for the new season.
Edinburgh v Ulster, Pro14 semi-final
Ian Madigan’s ice-cold kicking sent the northern province into the final against Leinster.
Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final
It’s the island’s two most successful provinces, it’s knockout rugby and we’re going minute-by-minute.
Neymar reported to be one of three PSG players to test positive for Covid-19
The development comes just 10 days after the club lost to Bayern Munich in the Champions League final.
Brighton boss addresses speculation over the future of 'important player' Duffy
The Irish international centre-back has been the subject of interest from several clubs, including Celtic.
Concern for Slovakia as Dubravka emerges as a doubt for Ireland play-off
The Newcastle United goalkeeper has picked up an ankle injury which could rule him out of the play-off.
Højbjerg stripped of captaincy and Long rated doubtful for Southampton's return
An injury looks set to rule the Ireland striker out of Friday night’s game at Norwich City.
Camogie Association extend suspension of activities to mid-April - at earliest
A fixture plan update amidst the Covid-19 crisis, with Congress also postponed.
UFC boss Dana White: 'The fights will go on, we're not stopping'
The UFC are attempting to move next weekend’s London event to a new venue elsewhere.
Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements
More rugby fixtures have been called off for now.
McCarthy talks up Byrne's prospects of featuring in Slovakia play-off
The Ireland manager also expects to have both James McClean and Enda Stevens available.
Tipp shock All-Ireland champions to reach first National League final in over a decade
Despite not scoring in the second half, Tipperary managed to get the better of Galway at Duggan Park.
McCarthy thrilled with Byrne's display but it's 'not good news' on the injury front for Coleman
The Ireland boss is preparing for the upcoming clash with Slovakia.
Farrell and O'Donoghue released from Ireland duty as Munster reveal more surgery for Carbery
While he recovers from a wrist injury, Joey Carbery will have an operation to address an ankle issue.
Sunday's sporting fixtures falling victim to Storm Ciara
There have been several postponements and venue changes for today’s action.
Ireland v Scotland, Six Nations 2020
We went minute-by-minute as Andy Farrell’s Ireland begin life post-Schmidt.
Estonian star into first Grand Slam quarter after illness and surgery, as Halep looms at Australian Open
An update from Down Under as the action heats up.
Rahm leads the way but McIlroy firmly in contention at Torrey Pines
Rory McIlroy sits in third place in the Farmers Insurance Open leaderboard heading into the final round.
Camogie Association intervene in bid to keep Laois in 2020 adult competitions
Laois Camogie announced yesterday that the county would not field for the 2020 inter-county season due to ‘unavailability of players’.
Another tedious FAI gathering highlights how much work is required to untangle the mess
John Fallon reports from a pivotal FAI AGM.
Lyon v Leinster, European Rugby Champions Cup
Last year’s runners-up went to France to take on the Top14 leaders.