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Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off
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Rory McIlroy agonisingly misses out on Olympic bronze medal in marathon play-off

Updated Sun 9:50 AM 50,415 Views 38 Comments

The Irishman was knocked out on the third hole of a dramatic shoot-out in Tokyo.

'We have broken the ceiling' - Irish hockey history-makers disappointed but proud after Olympic exit
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'We have broken the ceiling' - Irish hockey history-makers disappointed but proud after Olympic exit

Sat 7:31 PM 6,722 Views 1 Comment

The Tokyo 2020 dream ended at the hands of Great Britain this afternoon.

Irish women's hockey team's Olympic dream ends after Great Britain defeat
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Irish women's hockey team's Olympic dream ends after Great Britain defeat

Sat 2:34 PM 9,494 Views 5 Comments

The Green Army fell to a 2-0 loss.

Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill
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Mona McSharry qualifies for 100m breaststroke semi-finals, but disappointment for Danielle Hill

Jul 25th 2021, 11:41 AM 5,985 Views 1 Comment

Hill finished 25th in the overall standings of the 100m backstroke heats.

Injury prompts Ireland's Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe to 'pass my place onto another athlete' at Olympics
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Injury prompts Ireland's Arthur Lanigan-O'Keeffe to 'pass my place onto another athlete' at Olympics

Jun 23rd 2021, 11:59 PM 4,484 Views 3 Comments

The pentathlete has a hip issue and says that ‘to travel and not represent myself or my country to the fullest would be dishonourable’.

Caster Semenya fails again in 5,000m Olympic qualifying bid
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Caster Semenya fails again in 5,000m Olympic qualifying bid

Jun 19th 2021, 10:47 PM 12,197 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old, who is barred from defending her Olympic 800m title, finished fourth in Saturday’s race.

Ireland beaten by Iceland for the second time in four days
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Ireland beaten by Iceland for the second time in four days

Jun 15th 2021, 8:08 PM 8,491 Views 12 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side were made to pay, as they began to tire in the second half.

Pandev becomes 2nd oldest goalscorer ever at Euros but North Macedonia lose on debut
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Pandev becomes 2nd oldest goalscorer ever at Euros but North Macedonia lose on debut

Jun 13th 2021, 7:03 PM 7,499 Views 0 Comments

The underdogs were beaten 3-1 by Austria.

Second-half fightback comes too late, as Ireland suffer defeat in Iceland
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Second-half fightback comes too late, as Ireland suffer defeat in Iceland

Jun 11th 2021, 8:27 PM 6,252 Views 0 Comments

Heather Payne and Amber Barrett were both on target for Vera Pauw’s side.

Defeat in Glasgow ends Leinster's hopes of reaching the Rainbow Cup final
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Defeat in Glasgow ends Leinster's hopes of reaching the Rainbow Cup final

Jun 4th 2021, 10:22 PM 35,509 Views 53 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men came up short in Scotstoun.

'It’s really heartbreaking' - Barry-Murphy unhappy as relegation looms
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'It’s really heartbreaking' - Barry-Murphy unhappy as relegation looms

Apr 28th 2021, 6:42 PM 6,669 Views 3 Comments

The Cork native’s Rochdale squad has a strong Irish influence.

Fulham's Premier League survival hopes dealt a major blow after late drama
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Fulham's Premier League survival hopes dealt a major blow after late drama

Apr 9th 2021, 10:24 PM 5,470 Views 0 Comments

Wolves’ Adama Traore scored a last-gasp winner for his side.

England U21s suffer nightmare start at Euros
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England U21s suffer nightmare start at Euros

Mar 25th 2021, 4:35 PM 11,860 Views 4 Comments

Switzerland striker Dan Ndoye’s late winner condemned the Young Lions to Group D defeat in Koper.

Barcelona 'gutted' at earliest European exit in 14 years
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Barcelona 'gutted' at earliest European exit in 14 years

Mar 10th 2021, 11:59 PM 4,722 Views 2 Comments

The five-time European champions had not been knocked out before the quarter-finals since 2006/07.

Jurgen Klopp plays down reaction of substituted Mohamed Salah in Chelsea loss
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Jurgen Klopp plays down reaction of substituted Mohamed Salah in Chelsea loss

Mar 4th 2021, 11:36 PM 7,778 Views 7 Comments

After storming to their first English title in 30 years last season, the injury-hit Reds have endured a wretched defence of the crown.

Ciara Mageean withdraws from European Indoors 'due to a few setbacks'
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Ciara Mageean withdraws from European Indoors 'due to a few setbacks'

Mar 1st 2021, 2:59 PM 4,324 Views 0 Comments

The Portaferry native claimed a bronze medal in the 1,500m at the 2019 championships.

Rowdy fan kicked out as Nadal powers on in Australia, teenager Gauff beaten in second round
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Rowdy fan kicked out as Nadal powers on in Australia, teenager Gauff beaten in second round

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 1:18 PM 5,286 Views 1 Comment

Elina Svitolina’s experience came to the fore against Coco Gauff.

Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach
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Stoke chief 'very disappointed' after James McClean's alleged Covid-19 breach

Jan 15th 2021, 9:57 PM 4,381 Views 4 Comments

Tony Scholes also emphasised footballers’ ‘duty to act responsibly’ during the pandemic.

Losing start for Wayne Rooney's Derby
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Losing start for Wayne Rooney's Derby

Nov 21st 2020, 5:18 PM 5,931 Views 3 Comments

The Rams suffered a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship defeat to Bristol City at Ashton Gate.

'It's never nice to lose 3-0 and have the ball knocked around you a little bit'
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'It's never nice to lose 3-0 and have the ball knocked around you a little bit'

Nov 12th 2020, 10:45 PM 9,530 Views 10 Comments

Matt Doherty expressed his disappointment after Ireland were well beaten tonight.

Play-off heartbreak for Northern Ireland as Slovakia snatch extra-time victory
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Play-off heartbreak for Northern Ireland as Slovakia snatch extra-time victory

Nov 12th 2020, 10:36 PM 8,234 Views 30 Comments

Slovakia will go into Group E at the European Championships with Poland, Spain and Sweden.

'I was very disappointed coming off like everyone would be' - Sexton
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'I was very disappointed coming off like everyone would be' - Sexton

Nov 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 57,135 Views 61 Comments

The Ireland skipper bemoaned his side’s inability to be clinical with their chances at Stade de France.

Reigning champion Judd Trump knocked out of World Championship
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Reigning champion Judd Trump knocked out of World Championship

Aug 11th 2020, 5:36 PM 5,796 Views 2 Comments

He became the 18th victim of the so-called ‘Crucible Curse’.

Ireland Sevens dumped out at quarter-finals by Australia
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Ireland Sevens dumped out at quarter-finals by Australia

Mar 1st 2020, 10:16 PM 9,956 Views 12 Comments

They did manage to beat England later in the day, however.

Late drama sees Real Madrid's winning run come to an end
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Late drama sees Real Madrid's winning run come to an end

Feb 16th 2020, 10:25 PM 10,523 Views 0 Comments

Santi Mina’s 85th-minute goal ensured Celta Vigo claimed a 2-2 draw.

Frustration for Mourinho, as Tottenham held by relegation-threatened Norwich
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Frustration for Mourinho, as Tottenham held by relegation-threatened Norwich

Dec 28th 2019, 7:27 PM 5,949 Views 6 Comments

It could have been worse for Spurs as Teemu Pukki’s goal was controversially ruled out.

Harry Maguire at a loss to explain Man United's woes
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Harry Maguire at a loss to explain Man United's woes

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:04 PM 8,899 Views 19 Comments

The Red Devils again dropped points to a team in the bottom half of the table on Sunday, much to the defender’s frustration.

Man United's youngsters beaten in Kazakhstan
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Man United's youngsters beaten in Kazakhstan

Nov 28th 2019, 5:48 PM 10,902 Views 17 Comments

A Jesse Lingard goal was not enough for the Red Devils to prevail.

Heartbreak for Connacht, as they fall just short of repeating 2013 Toulouse shock
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Heartbreak for Connacht, as they fall just short of repeating 2013 Toulouse shock

Nov 23rd 2019, 3:07 PM 15,258 Views 18 Comments

Andy Friend’s men were full of bravery against a home side who started with 13 full internationals.

Pauw: 'They were streetwise. We have to learn from that because we've given it away ourselves'
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Pauw: 'They were streetwise. We have to learn from that because we've given it away ourselves'

Nov 12th 2019, 4:17 PM 3,127 Views 0 Comments

Ireland boss says her side need to ‘be better’ and ‘learn to dominate a game’ after frustrating late draw.

Ex-Ireland international's first game in senior management ends in defeat
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Ex-Ireland international's first game in senior management ends in defeat

Nov 4th 2019, 10:35 PM 9,977 Views 2 Comments

Rory Delap watched on as Stoke were beaten 2-0 by West Brom.

UAE end miserable week by downing Ireland at World T20 qualifier
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UAE end miserable week by downing Ireland at World T20 qualifier

Oct 19th 2019, 8:40 PM 3,382 Views 2 Comments

The hosts of the tournament had also opened their campaign with a loss to Oman on Friday in Abu Dhabi.

Irish teen Aaron Connolly retains starting spot as 10-man Brighton undone by Villa
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Irish teen Aaron Connolly retains starting spot as 10-man Brighton undone by Villa

Oct 19th 2019, 5:15 PM 6,156 Views 1 Comment

Jack Grealish equalised on the brink of half-time, before Matt Targett’s injury-time winner.

Iceland hand Stephen Kenny's Ireland first defeat of qualifying campaign
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Iceland hand Stephen Kenny's Ireland first defeat of qualifying campaign

Oct 15th 2019, 6:00 PM 27,046 Views 17 Comments

Sveinn Aron Gudjohnsen — son of former Chelsea player Eidur — scored the winning goal.

Borussia Mönchengladbach starlet makes debut, as Ireland undone by Denmark in Sligo
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Borussia Mönchengladbach starlet makes debut, as Ireland undone by Denmark in Sligo

Oct 11th 2019, 9:53 PM 7,768 Views 0 Comments

Conor Noss started, though Harvey Neville had to settle for a place on the bench.

Ireland bow out of World Championships with no medals after spirited last-eight defeats
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Ireland bow out of World Championships with no medals after spirited last-eight defeats

Oct 10th 2019, 1:45 PM 3,354 Views 0 Comments

Amy Broadhurst was bested by the scourge of Irish boxing, Mira Potkonen, while Christina Desmond lost to Busenaz Surmeneli.

Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships
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Disappointment for Mark English and Thomas Barr at World Championships

Sep 28th 2019, 4:24 PM 5,173 Views 3 Comments

Kenya’s Ferguson Cheruiyot Rotich won the race with a time of 1:45.98, while the Donegal native came seventh.

'We let ourselves down badly' - USA head coach slams performance in heavy England defeat
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'We let ourselves down badly' - USA head coach slams performance in heavy England defeat

Sep 26th 2019, 6:51 PM 8,552 Views 2 Comments

The Eagles shipped seven tries to Eddie Jones’s side in their World Cup clash.

Setback for Liverpool as they open Champions League campaign with a loss
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Setback for Liverpool as they open Champions League campaign with a loss

Sep 17th 2019, 9:55 PM 28,965 Views 60 Comments

An 82nd-minute Dries Mertens penalty and a stoppage time Fernando Llorente goal earned a win for Napoli.

Nicolas Roche crashes out of Vuelta a day after losing red jersey
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Nicolas Roche crashes out of Vuelta a day after losing red jersey

Aug 29th 2019, 2:47 PM 6,499 Views 4 Comments

The Irish cyclist initially tried to continue following the setback.

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