What will Sunday’s showcase between Chelsea and Arsenal tell us about the rest of the season?

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You can't rely on the weather, but you can rely on sport.

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Schmidt keeps Irish players guessing on places

Ulster lock Iain Henderson admitted head coach Schmidt is “keeping us in the dark” over selection for the first of four World Cup warm-up matches.

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TWEETS: Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: No snow and a dodgy human rights record

Beijing will become the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympics after winning the vote for the 2022 Games - but a lot of commentators are unimpressed ...

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Community Shield talking points

London rivals Chelsea and Arsenal do battle at Wembley on Sunday when they meet in the Community Shield.

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Costa and Cahill fit for Community Shield

Jose Mourinho has a full squad to select from as Chelsea play Arsenal in Sunday’s Community Shield at Wembley.

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Can has eyes on midfield berth with Liverpool

Emre Can, Liverpool’s utility man last season, wants to nail down a place in midfield for the coming campaign.

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Rickie Lambert set for West Brom medical

Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert will undergo a medical at West Brom after they had a bid accepted for the England international.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger calls in Conor McGregor to defend Cecil the lion

Arnold Schwarzenegger has come up with an interesting suggestion for big game hunters who think shooting wild animals is a badge of honour - why not take on someone ...

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WATCH: Rickie Fowler hole-in-one wins golf fan a mortgage-free year

Rickie Fowler has made one golf fan’s day, by winning him a mortgage-free year.

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Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics to complete Games double

Beijing has been selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and summer Games.

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GAA Team News: Kildare keep faith with starting side that vanquished Cork

Jason Ryan has named an unchanged Kildare team for this weekend’s All-Ireland SFC quarter-final against Kerry.

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Justin Rose blooms while Tiger Woods makes gains

Woods, the only person other than Rose to win the event which benefits his own foundation more than once, carded four birdies in a row following a disappointing ...

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Five things we learned from Manchester United's tour of America

And what does the season have in store for Wayne Rooney? And how’s new boy Memphis Depay settling in?

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Aaron Devlin: Family, friends and GAA community pay tribute to ‘son, brother and friend’

“We hope that the many memories Aaron has given us will help us through the challenge that we must now face together.”

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VIDEO: Golden moments for dressage stars as Irish shine at Special Olympics

The Team Ireland medal rush shows no signs of slowing at the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles.

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Hammers discipline a worry for Bilic

West Ham had their recent poor disciplinary record laid bare again on Thursday as both defender James Collins and manager Slaven Bilic were sent off in a 2-2 draw ...

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GAA Team News: Johnny Buckley misses out for Kerry

Johnny Buckley is the only player to drop out of the Kerry team ahead of their All-Ireland quarter-final against Kildare.

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Limerick end Clare's unbeaten run in Bord Gais Energy Munster Under 21 Hurling Final

Limerick 0-22 Clare 0-19Ronan Lynch delivered a stunning performance with 0-13, as Limerick ended Clare's 14-game unbeaten run in the Bord Gais Energy Under 21 Hurling ...

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Trump: Turnberry course is the best

Turnberry owner Donald Trump believes his course will provide the “greatest canvas” possible for the Open Championship, if the R&A want to use it.

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Texan club showcase Gaelic skills at MLS stadium

The Houston Gaels were formed in 2011 and are one of four teams located in the Lone Star State.

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Chung: FIFA needs non-european boss

Michel Platini has been criticised by a rival for the FIFA presidency as “a product of the system”.

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WATCH: The perfect ad to remind you why you love the Premier League

Cool new Carlsberg football ad? It must be nearly Premier League time.

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Investigation finds no wrongdoing by Mo Farah

"The Board can confirm that none of the extensive information supplied to the POG contained any evidence of impropriety on the part of Mo Farah."

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David Luiz looks forward to Angel Di Maria arrival at PSG

Reports in France claim PSG will pay United €65m euros (£46m) for the 27-year-old, who failed to settle in Manchester following his British record transfer from ...

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WATCH: The moment Dearbhail ,15, was told she won Special Olympic gold on air

Today FM’s Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show is broadcasting from LA this week to cover the Special Olympics World Games - and this morning they captured a very special ...

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PICS: Five of the greatest boxing rematches of all time

Will Crolla v Perez end up making the cut for a similar list in the future?

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VIDEO: McGregor on Rousey: ‘She would throw me on my head in one second flat’

"One time when I greeted her and said 'what's up, champ?' and we embraced, and I swear on my life that her back muscles were the most solid back muscles I've ever ...

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WBA order Crolla-Perez rematch

“There wasn’t one person in the arena that scored the fight for Darleys Perez or even scored the fight for the draw."

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Flamini: Mourinho has done Arsenal a 'good favour' with Cech sale

Cech "is someone with character, someone with a winning mentality.”

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VIDEO: Heartbreak and joy side by side after dramatic last-second GAA victory

This year’s South Tipperary under-14A football final was the setting for a classic sporting moment of joy for one side and devastation for the other.

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VIDEO: Celebrations in LA as Irish Special Olympics medal tally rises to 22

Team Ireland has now won a total of 22 medals at the Special Olympics World summer games in Los Angeles.

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Limerick's Cian Lynch ready for the pressure against Clare in Munster U21 final

Lynch is determined that a stellar season won’t end this evening, following the recent championship exits for the Limerick minor and senior teams.

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WATCH: Epic tiki taka goal from St Pat’s against Man City last night

Messi and co would have been proud of this one.

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WATCH: Newcastle United lost to York City and fans are panicking - should they be?

Some Magpies fans are predicting a long season for their beloved team.

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Boyata buoyed by late Celtic winner

“We scored a goal and so we go there with the advantage but we still know there are 90 minutes to be played and we know it will be really hard."

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Di Maria 'close' to completing PSG signing

Laurent Blanc claims Paris St Germain are close to completing the signing of Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria.

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United blown away in the Windy City

Manchester United’s defensive vulnerabilities were highlighted with ease by Paris St Germain.

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Players and fans react on Twitter to camogie compromise

Thankfully the players’ championship futures will be decided in Semple Stadium rather than a boardroom casino.

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WATCH: Laurent Koscielny's stunning rabona may be why Arsenal won't sign a new striker

The French defender scored a stunning rabona goal during Arsenal’s open training session on Wednesday.

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Twitter gives its verdict on Michel Platini running for Fifa president

Is he just another Sepp Blatter? Twitter seems to think so.

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It's Shanahan's Turn at Galway Plate

Shanahan’s Turn produced a gutsy display from the front to run out a convincing winner of the thetote.com Galway Plate.

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Arsenal goalie seals loan move to Roma

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has joined Serie A title hopefuls Roma on a season-long loan deal.

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Surgery rules Tyrrell out of Waterford clash

Kilkenny will be without Jackie Tyrrell for their All-Ireland semi-final against Waterford.

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VIDEO: Bionic suit allows paralysed jockey Jonjo Bright 'step into the unknown'

“In a way we are exploring the unknown....it’s massive that the Irish Injured jockeys have bought this piece of equipment, this is what I was dreaming of."

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Cleary: We believe we're going to win Munster U21 hurling title

Clare's 1995 and 1997 All-Ireland winning centre back Seanie McMahon was an icon for Conor Cleary when he was growing up.

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Clare and Dublin accept play-off offer to end 'coin toss' debacle

The play-off has been scheduled for Saturday August 1, with the quarter-final to take place two days later.

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VIDEO: Rio test beckons for Irish triathlete hopefuls

Two of Ireland’s top contenders for Rio Olympic qualification in the triathlon are set to compete in the Olympic Test Event this Sunday.

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Ireland's Robbie Brady joins Norwich

Norwich have announced the signing of Republic of Ireland winger Robbie Brady for an undisclosed fee.

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O'Driscoll hits out at 'cowardly' criticism as Cuthbert steps down as Cork boss

Colm O'Driscoll has hit out at Brian Cuthbert's detractors and praised him following confirmation of his departure as Cork senior football manager this morning.

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