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# Relief

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World Rugby confirms €92 million relief fund for ailing unions
Meanwhile, current talks over the 2020 calendar could lead to ‘long-term reform’ of the sport.
Irish athletes guaranteed funding despite Olympics postponement
Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy confirmed so this morning.
Saracens escape points deduction and are fined just €50,000 at hearing
The English club are free to face Leinster in the quarter-finals, although EPCR can appeal the decision.
Spurs score first league goals of 2020 to end winless streak against Norwich
Jose Mourinho’s side picked up a much-needed Premier League victory against Norwich.
Late Firmino goal gets Liverpool out of jail against Palace
A late Wilfried Zaha goal looked to have earned his side a point.
Everton star expected to make full recovery after ankle surgery
Andre Gomes suffered the shocking injury when he fell awkwardly following a challenge from Tottenham’s Son Heung-min.
Dele Alli's first goal since January saves Spurs from another demoralising defeat
Abdoulaye Doucouré had given Watford an early lead.
‘Liverpool wouldn’t have won that a few years ago’ - Wijnaldum
The Liverpool midfielder proved to be the match-winner for the Reds today.
Real Madrid bounce back from PSG loss to ease pressure on Zidane
Sevilla’s unbeaten start to the LaLiga season was ended after Karim Benzema’s 64th-minute header.
Man United end Leicester's unbeaten start to the season
Marcus Rashford got the only goal after just eight minutes from the penalty spot.
Record attendance in Tallaght sees Shamrock Rovers finally end Bohs hoodoo
7,021 turned out for the game, with Ireland boss Mick McCarthy among those watching on.
Athlone Town settle legal dispute concerning ownership of home ground
The parties’ lawyers reached a settlement this week.
'I must be one of the luckiest guys on the planet today' - Christian Eriksen
The Danish midfielder appeared to have cost his team in the dying seconds.
'I spoke to Mick the next day... He looked shook'
Kevin Doyle feels the current Ireland manager has done an excellent job despite an early scare against Gibraltar.
Relief for Zidane as Real Madrid survive Eibar scare
Karim Benzema got his side out of jail with a match-winning brace.
Jurgen Klopp eases fans' fears over Van Dijk injury
The Liverpool manager also addressed recent criticism of Mohamed Salah.
Ireland leave Rome 'relieved' but underperformance causes concern
Joe Schmidt said he was proud of how his players responded in the second half.
Clare survive late onslaught and hold on for victory against Wexford
Peter Duggan scored 1-6 for the Banner.
Boost for Bayern Munich ahead of pivotal Liverpool clash
Kingsley Coman will be available to face the Premier League side, after an injury scare.
22 penalties later, goalkeeper scores winner as Henry's Monaco reach French League Cup semis
The Arsenal legend’s team are floundering in Ligue 1, sitting second-bottom and five points from safety.
Burnley earn first league win since September against Brighton
Elsewhere today, there was no ‘new manager bounce’ for Ralph Hasenhüttl and Southampton.
Henry's Monaco move out of Ligue 1 relegation zone for first time in 10 weeks
Radamel Falcao scored both goals in a vital win over Amiens.
Thierry Henry's Monaco have finally won a game
“I’m happy for the team, all the fans, we needed that, even if it was not a match for the purists,” the coach said afterwards.
Jose Mourinho avoids punishment following bad language charge
The Football Association sanction against the Old Trafford manager following his comments after the win over the Magpies has not been proven.
Respite for under-fire manager as Real Madrid stop the rot
The Spain side earned a nervy win over Viktoria Plzen.
Last-gasp goal saves Italy, gives Mancini first competitive win
The result keeps the Azzurri’s Nations League hopes alive.
Injury-hit Australia break losing streak as Springboks stumble again
The Wallabies scored a five-point win against South Africa.
Nadal ends 7-year wait to return to Wimbledon quarter-finals
He secured a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic.
Lilywhites end 12-game losing streak as Derry's season comes to disappointing close
Goals from Niall Kelly and Daniel Kelly saw Kildare overcome Derry to earn their first win in almost a year.
Egypt opens its borders to Gaza for Ramadan to help 'ease suffering'
The Rafah crossing is the Gaza Strip’s only gateway to the outside world not controlled by Israel.
We didn't want to be clowns at City's party - Smalling
Mourinho’s men were completely transformed after their manager’s stirring half-time team-talk.
Mounie on the double as Huddersfield climb out of relegation danger against Bournemouth
It finished Huddersfield 4-1 Bournemouth at the John Smith’s Stadium.
Ireland striker Scott Hogan scores first league goal of the season in Villa win
Cork native Conor Hourihane was also on target for Steve Bruce’s team.
Cullen disappointed not to see Leinster pull clear before dramatic derby finish
‘When we’re eight points in front I’d rather we go to 15 points in front and get out of sight.’
'The pressure was there' - Klopp relieved to pick up much-needed win
Daniel Sturridge scored the all-important first goal at Anfield.
Good news for Ireland as no action will be taken against Robbie Brady for alleged 'headbutt'
The Burnley winger is now free to play for the Boys in Green in next month’s play-offs.
Man City stopper Ederson 'fine' after taking boot to the face from Mane
Sadio Mane has since published an apology to Ederson on Facebook.
Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding
The eventual cost of damage caused by Harvey could be more expensive than Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in 2005.
Federer escapes in five-set US Open thriller with 19-year-old as rain brings chaos
The 36-year-old Swiss is chasing his third major of the year and 20th of his career.
Birmingham manager Harry Redknapp in cancer scare
The 70-year-old had a tumour removed from his bladder but fortunately it had not been diagnosed as malignant.