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# Progress
Roche's wonder-goal could have knock-on effect in raising popularity of Irish women's sport
The domestic Women’s National League has never received so much attention.
# untouchables
India has elected its first transgender mayor
Madhu Bai Kinnar beat out a rival from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party.
# Progress
HIV may be evolving to become less deadly
As the virus adapts to the human immune system in order to survive longer, it weakens its own ability to cause disease, according to new research.
# Progress
A lot done but more to do for Ireland
Ireland did all that was expected against Georgia but Whiff of Cordite believes some players still have points to prove.
# Progress
Opinion: Swell of optimism as Manchester United offer renewed spirit and belief
Sunday had the air of a turning point about it as Louis van Gaal’s side relished the battle with Chelsea.
# POM is back
O'Mahony wants Munster progress at Thomond after shoulders pass Leinster test
The southern province’s captain admits it was ‘mentally daunting’ returning to action after almost six months out.
Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven't gone away
The expert group is not expected to give their opinion until next year.
# Progress
50-cap McKeon keen for Connacht's run to continue in Glasgow
The Galway native explains how he’s added lean mass to his frame and worked on his breakdown skills.
# cult of the coach
'Joe doesn't sleep at night thinking about how we can get better' - Bowe
The Ulster wing outlines what work Ireland carried out during their two-day camp at Carton House.
# Progress
Ukrainian rebels have been offered very limited self-rule
It comes as Ukraine and the EU ratify an association agreement that Poroshenko called the first step towards EU membership.
# Progress
Irish scientists have figured out a way to diagnose bowel cancer earlier
A method that could allow treatment for patients to be personalised has also been discovered.
# Progress
Michael Schumacher leaves Swiss hospital to move home and continue rehab
The former Formula One champion still has ‘a long and difficult road ahead’, according to a statement released this afternoon.
# Comeback Kid
Paddy Jackson: I was sad to see Anscombe leave, but training is class with Kiss
The Ulster and Ireland out-half talks to us about his recovery from a fractured vertebrae and a new era around Ravenhill.
Women's rugby makes major progress and Ireland have played their part
The quality of play in this tournament has drawn in new fans to the sport.
# Progress
Jose Fonte signs new three-year deal and announced as new Southampton captain
Have the Premier League club turned a corner after a litany of high-profile exits?
# Progress
Dublin hold off Cork to claim All-Ireland minor football quarter-final victory
Dublin set up an All-Ireland semi-final meeting with Donegal on August 31st.
# sorted for e-cars
You can now find a plug-in point for your electric car "every 60km"
What do you mean you don’t have an electric car? Get with the programme.
# On the up
How did industrial action affect Aer Lingus' revenue?
The airline said that even though the first half of the year is traditionally loss-making, this year they saw an improvement.
# Match Report
Klinsmann's US advance to second round despite Germany defeat
Thomas Müller’s brilliant second-half goal meant Joachim Löw got one over on his former master.
# Adapting Well
'He's a kid that wants to soak up everything' - Ciaran Sheehan praised for progress in Oz
The ex Cork player has been praised for his performances for Northern Blues.
# Progress
'Joe doesn't rest on his laurels' - McFadden and Ireland improving
The Leinster wing discusses Schmidt’s demands, his growing skillset and place-kicking.
# Evolution
Brian O'Driscoll: 'I am a big believer that the lows happen for a reason'
As he moves towards the end of his Leinster career, the 35-year-old reflects on the great changes he has played through.
# Progress
Sean O'Brien 'not a million miles away' from returning for Leinster
Meanwhile, the province should be able to call upon Luke Fitzgerald and Eoin Reddan for the clash with Ulster.
# Progress
England captain Robshaw says Six Nations is 'wide open' to be won
The Harlequins back row was delighted with how his side closed out the game against Ireland.
# Progress
McIlroy and McDowell off to winning starts in WGC Accenture Match Play Championship
Good start for the Northern Ireland duo in Arizona.
# Progress
Munster's game plan playing to scrum-half Sheridan's strengths
The Sligo native says the province will ‘say the goodbyes and everything like that at the end of the season.’
# legacy
Rob Penney: There'll still be a little bit of my heart locked in Munster
The New Zealander tells that he will be frustrated to leave a project that is only ‘a third of the way there.’
# Club Action
Kilkenny's Rower-Inistioge book place in All-Ireland intermediate hurling club final
The Kilkenny champions produced a dominant second-half performance in Navan.
# Progress
Clare, Tipperary, UL and UCC advance to Waterford Crystal Cup hurling semi-finals
The semi-finals of the competition take place next weekend.
# Preview
Ulster aiming to take the next Heineken Cup step against Tigers
Mark Anscombe’s men can ensure a clean sweep of Pool 5 by beating Leicester at Welford Road today.
# 100 Days
This video of a woman's first 100 days of exercise will get you off your arse
A bit of inspiration never hurt anyone.
# Progress
Cork, Kerry, CIT and UL claim victories in McGrath Cup quarter-finals
The opening games in the Munster pre-season Gaelic football competition took place today.
# Progress
Chelsea ease past Derby to set up fourth round clash with Stoke
José Mourinho’s men progressed thanks to goals from Mikel and Oscar.
# Progress
Half-term report: Munster sitting pretty
Our verdict on the season so far for Rob Penney’s men, who lead the Pro12 and their Heineken Cup pool.
# Progress
Wins for Oulart, Kilcormac and Mt Leinster Rangers in Leinster hurling
The quarter-final action took place today in Nowlan Park, Portlaoise and Mullingar.
# turf cutting
Unauthorised turf cutting declined by 45 per cent so far this year
Almost 3,800 compensation payments have also been made to turf cutters.
# Progress
For the first time in history, 9 out of 10 children in the world go to school
World leaders are meeting in New York to talk about how some of the Millennium Development Goals have been met – but others are lagging behind.
# Progress
Barguil takes stage 16 as Roche gains six seconds on lead
The Irish cyclist finished 22nd today, leaving him in sixth place on the overall leaderboard.
# Progress
Tyrone see off the challenge of Kildare in qualifier in Newbridge
Mattie Donnelly’s first-half goal proved crucial to Tyrone’s victory.
# Progress
Monaghan prevail against Cavan in Ulster minor football semi-final
Tyrone await in this year’s Ulster minor football decider.