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From TheJournal.ie 'Rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated': Olivia Newton-John responds to reports that she has weeks to live Grease

'Rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated': Olivia Newton-John responds to reports that she has weeks to live

The 70-year-old singer is battling cancer for the third time.

From The42 Fulham vow to take 'strongest possible action' after Kamara suffers racist abuse Online Abuse

Fulham vow to take 'strongest possible action' after Kamara suffers racist abuse

The club has spoken out after vile online abuse followed the striker’s penalty miss on Saturday.

From The42 Barcelona confirm interest in PSG star but deny breaking transfer rules Statement

Barcelona confirm interest in PSG star but deny breaking transfer rules

‘FC Barcelona refute the existence of any type of agreement with PSG player Adrien Rabiot.’

From The42 Leopardstown apologise for 'unacceptable' delays on first day of Christmas festival Statement

Leopardstown apologise for 'unacceptable' delays on first day of Christmas festival

Bigger crowds than anticipated resulted in long delays at the racecourse’s turnstiles.

From The42 Pairc Ui Chaoimh directors to clarify cost of redevelopment, while work will take place on pitch Statement

Pairc Ui Chaoimh directors to clarify cost of redevelopment, while work will take place on pitch

GAA president John Horan and Cork chairperson Tracey Kennedy released a joint statement.

From The42 Mourinho's agent insists claims he is set to leave Man United are 'totally untrue' Statement

Mourinho's agent insists claims he is set to leave Man United are 'totally untrue'

Jorge Mendes released a rare statement this afternoon, insisting his client is not going anywhere.

From TheJournal.ie 'Not all characters are angels': Shane MacGowan responds to Fairytale of New York controversy Statement

'Not all characters are angels': Shane MacGowan responds to Fairytale of New York controversy

The Pogues frontman has explained why he included offensive terms in the song.

From The42 Ramos brands anti-doping allegations a 'lie', denies any wrongdoing Statement

Ramos brands anti-doping allegations a 'lie', denies any wrongdoing

The Real Madrid defender says he is ‘vehemently opposed to doping.’

From The42 'It is with a heavy heart that I leave': O'Neill bids farewell to Ireland job recalling happy nights Time To Say Goodbye

'It is with a heavy heart that I leave': O'Neill bids farewell to Ireland job recalling happy nights

The 66-year-old left by mutual consent on Wednesday alongside assistant Roy Keane.

From The42 'A black day for our club' - Mullingar Town apologise for attack on referee after soccer match Statement

'A black day for our club' - Mullingar Town apologise for attack on referee after soccer match

Daniel Sweeney was hospitalised following the game in Westmeath.

From The42 Injury forces Supple to retire just five months after featuring in Ireland squad Super Sups

Injury forces Supple to retire just five months after featuring in Ireland squad

The Bohemians goalkeeper has called it a day at the age of 31 due to a persistent hip problem.

From The42 James McClean issues statement to Stoke City supporters Statement

James McClean issues statement to Stoke City supporters

The Ireland winger has ‘wholeheartedly’ apologised to the vast majority of the club’s fans — but not those who abused him.

From The42 PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination' Discrimination

PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination'

The PFAI and Show Racism the Red Card have stood in solidarity with James McClean and Neil Lennon.

From The42 FA warn James McClean for use of offensive word on social media Statement

FA warn James McClean for use of offensive word on social media

The Ireland winger won’t be the subject of any further disciplinary action, however.

From The42 Bayern Munich deny alleged attempt to lead breakaway European Super League Statement

Bayern Munich deny alleged attempt to lead breakaway European Super League

Any such move could doom Uefa’s Champions League and impact the respective clubs’ domestic leagues.

From The42 Stoke City will respect James McClean's decision not to wear a poppy for Remembrance Day Statement

Stoke City will respect James McClean's decision not to wear a poppy for Remembrance Day

“We recognise that the poppy means different things to different individuals and communities.”

From The42 'The result stands': EPCR reject Bath's request for Toulouse replay Case Closed

'The result stands': EPCR reject Bath's request for Toulouse replay

The tournament organisers say Irish referee Andrew Brace didn’t end the match early.

From The42 Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations Statement

Real Madrid to take legal action against Portuguese newspaper over reporting of Ronaldo rape allegations

The Spanish club says it has filed a lawsuit against Correio da Manha ‘for publishing categorically false information.’

From The42 O'Neill 'disappointed' after Rangers striker rules himself out of Northern Ireland squad Statement

O'Neill 'disappointed' after Rangers striker rules himself out of Northern Ireland squad

Kyle Lafferty called the Northern Ireland manager on Sunday night.

From The42 Connacht pull the plug on move for Fijian winger after domestic violence court case Deal Is Off

Connacht pull the plug on move for Fijian winger after domestic violence court case

Sevu Reece will not be arriving at the Sportsground, the province confirmed this morning.

From The42 Fijian winger's Connacht move in jeopardy after domestic violence incident Statement

Fijian winger's Connacht move in jeopardy after domestic violence incident

Sevu Reece is due to join the western province in November.

From The42 'Disappointment and dismay' - Moy appeal Tyrone CCC findings on Cavanagh incident Statement

'Disappointment and dismay' - Moy appeal Tyrone CCC findings on Cavanagh incident

The club have released a statement.

From The42 No disciplinary action as Tyrone GAA rule Cavanagh injuries were accidental Statement

No disciplinary action as Tyrone GAA rule Cavanagh injuries were accidental

The Competitions Control Committee were satisfied the referee dealt with the matter ‘appropriately.’

From The42 'Lack of communication, being undermined' - Mayo's 12 departed players explain why they left the panel Development

'Lack of communication, being undermined' - Mayo's 12 departed players explain why they left the panel

They’ve released a lengthy statement saying that the walkout was not due to selection issues.

From The42 Tyrone condemn 'ugly scenes of unwarranted violence' after 26 cards mar Championship game Statement

Tyrone condemn 'ugly scenes of unwarranted violence' after 26 cards mar Championship game

There were 20 yellow cards and six red cards shown during Saturday’s meeting between Moy and Edendork.

From The42 Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF Statement

Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF

The ITF has backed umpire Carlos Ramos after Saturday’s controversial US Open final.

From The42 Colin Kaepernick issues 'deserve our attention and action' – NFL Statement

Colin Kaepernick issues 'deserve our attention and action' – NFL

After he was featured in a new Nike advert, the NFL has said issues raised by the player deserve ‘attention and action’.

From The42 'Devastated' Carnacon club preparing appeal to Connacht LGFA over Mayo expulsion Statement

'Devastated' Carnacon club preparing appeal to Connacht LGFA over Mayo expulsion

The reigning All-Ireland champions were removed from this year’s club championship at a county board meeting on Tuesday night.

From The42 GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals Statement

GAA warn that they'll automatically cancel touted tickets for All-Ireland finals

The association released a statement regarding the resale of tickets this morning.

From The42 PFAI 'astounded' after not being consulted by FAI over new €300,000 fund proposal Statement

PFAI 'astounded' after not being consulted by FAI over new €300,000 fund proposal

The players’ body said they were not informed of their expectation to pay €150,000 to a fund aimed at assisting players and clubs in financial trouble.

From The42 'Eleven weeks is simply a remarkable period to go without a home league fixture' Statement

'Eleven weeks is simply a remarkable period to go without a home league fixture'

Sligo Rovers have released a statement criticising the decision to postpone their weekend clash against Dundalk.

From The42 Fifa confirms no positive World Cup doping tests, starts investigation into England chants Statement

Fifa confirms no positive World Cup doping tests, starts investigation into England chants

The governing body has confirmed that all doping tests from the tournament have come back negative.

From The42 Departed players and WGPA release statements following Mayo walkout Development

Departed players and WGPA release statements following Mayo walkout

‘We have stepped away from the panel for player welfare issues that are personal and sensitive to the players involved.’

From The42 Barcelona deny claims club's former president illegally bought a liver for a player Eric Abidal

Barcelona deny claims club's former president illegally bought a liver for a player

Reports in Spain suggest Sandro Rosell acted illegally to ensure Eric Abidal received an organ transplant.

From The42 Kildare and Antrim hurling panels hit out at GAA over Joe McDonagh Cup play-off Statement

Kildare and Antrim hurling panels hit out at GAA over Joe McDonagh Cup play-off

The two counties expressed their discontent with the scheduling of Saturday’s Joe McDonagh promotion/relegation play-off.

From The42 Kildare thank GAA for support in moving All-Ireland qualifier back to Newbridge Statement

Kildare thank GAA for support in moving All-Ireland qualifier back to Newbridge

Supporters without tickets for Saturday’s game at St Conleth’s Park have been urged not to turn up.

From TheJournal.ie Apologising for criminalisation of homosexuality Varadkar says 'people allowed the law to do its bashing for them' Prosecutions

Apologising for criminalisation of homosexuality Varadkar says 'people allowed the law to do its bashing for them'

The Dáil is offering an apology today to all the men convicted before the decriminalisation of homosexuality.

From The42 Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya to fight 'discriminatory' testosterone rule IAAF

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya to fight 'discriminatory' testosterone rule

‘It is not fair that people question who I am. I am a woman and I am fast.’

From The42 Fermanagh GAA denies claims that Donegal press were banned from media event ahead of Ulster final Statement

Fermanagh GAA denies claims that Donegal press were banned from media event ahead of Ulster final

‘At no time was anyone asked to leave the media event,’ the statement reads.

From The42 Tipperary county board back Michael Ryan following early championship exit Statement

Tipperary county board back Michael Ryan following early championship exit

The management team have their ‘full backing and support,’ they say.