Manchester City have clinched the signing of Belgian attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne from Wolfsburg.

Tipp Minors through to All-Ireland final

Tipperary's minor footballers have joined their hurling counterparts in an All-Ireland final with a two-point win in a tense semi-final at Croke Park.

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Sprinklers soak players in first ever rugby match at the Olympic Stadium

Oh, and there were a few other problems too…

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POLL: Predict the winning margin in the Dublin/Mayo clash

It's the biggest sporting event in Europe today. This match is a fascinating prospect with Dublin looking to reach the final yet again and Mayo looking to shake ...

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Live updates: Dublin v Mayo (SFC)

Follow our regular updates from today’s All-Ireland MFC and SFC semi-finals in Croke Park.

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Iain Henderson: A lack of discipline spelled our defeat to Wales

Iain Henderson has said a lack of discipline was a critical factor was behind Ireland's 10-16 defeat to Wales yesterday.

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Dublin-Mayo clash is Europe's biggest event today

People heading to the All Ireland semi-final are being asked to follow the instructions of the Gardaí when leaving the stadium this afternoon.

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Jimmy Barry-Murphy steps down as Cork hurling manager

Cork hurling manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy has stepped down from his position.

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Mario Balotelli unused as Milan brush aside Empoli

Mario Balotelli watched on as goals from fellow forwards Carlos Bacca and Luiz Adriano earned AC Milan their first win of the new Serie A season – 2-1 against Empoli. ...

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Nostalgic knights, miserable Mourinho and all the rest of the Premier League action

There’s also a dreadful tattoo and lots of red cards. It was a busy old day of action.

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A West Ham fan has already got a tattoo to commemorate the win over Liverpool

And he’s the second one in a month to do it.

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Mayo should shade epic Croker clash with Dublin

If the All-Ireland minor championships are seen as 'major', then this All-Ireland SFC semi-final can be epic, absolutely epic.

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VIDEO: Wales outsmarted us at the breakdown, says Murphy

Ireland's back row forward, Jordi Murphy, has said that Wales were "not letting go of players" at the breakdown in today's defeat at the Aviva and the referee did ...

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Howard gives Everton point at White Hart Lane

Tim Howard denied Tottenham their first Barclays Premier League win of the season with a string of superb saves that enabled Everton to leave White Hart Lane with ...

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Rebelettes storm into 10th All-Ireland final in 11 years

Eamonn Ryan’s remarkable Cork are through to a 10th TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football final in 11 years.

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How the players rated in today's Ireland v Wales Test

Most of Ireland's players didn't get more than six out of 10. As for Wales….

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Gatland dismisses rise in rankings as 'just bragging rights'

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has reported that centre Jamie Roberts and lock Alun-Wyn Jones both suffered bumps and bruises during what was a high-octane clash, ...

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VIDEO: Joe Schmidt gives initial positive update on Keith Earls' injury

Ireland captain Paul O’Connell struggled to mask his disappointment after he said farewell to Test rugby in Dublin on a losing note.

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Watch Paul O'Connell express his appreciation of the Irish fans

Paul O'Connell was understandably moved by the reception he got from the legions of Irish fans at Ireland's World Cup warm-up game against Wales today.

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9 tweets that define Ireland's match against Wales

Wales put an end to Ireland’s nine-match unbeaten home run, and Paul O’Connell waved goodbye to Ireland fans, having played his last game on Irish soil.

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Here's a round-up of a shocking day for a couple of Premier League clubs

Raheem Sterling scored his first Manchester City goal as Chelsea lost further ground on their Barclays Premier League title rivals with a shock home defeat to Crystal ...

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PHOTOS: Paul O'Connell's final game for Ireland on home soil

Ireland and Munster legend Paul O'Connell played his last home game for Ireland today.

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Ireland denied a win at the death in Paul O'Connell's final game at the Aviva

By Simon LewisIreland's nine-match unbeaten home run came to a cruel end at the Aviva Stadium today as Paul O'Connell waved goodbye to Irish fans and both Keith ...

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Celtic sign United defender Tyler Blacket on loan

Celtic have announced the signing of Tyler Blackett on a season long loan from Manchester United.

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Why was a guy holding an Xbox controller at the Newcastle-Arsenal game?

Here’s a clue: he wasn’t playing Xbox.

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Coloccini own goal hands Arsenal the win

Fabricio Coloccini’s own goal handed Arsenal a hard-fought victory at Newcastle after controversial striker Aleksandar Mitrovic was sent off just 16 minutes into ...

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Tweets from the turf: How Ireland fared against Wales

Follow regular updates from Ireland’s final Rugby World Cup warm-up game on home soil. It promises to be an emotional day for Paul O’Connell who makes his final ...

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Poll: Ireland V Wales - Who will win?

Ireland’s final Rugby World Cup warm-up game on home soil takes place this afternoon against Wales.

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Rob Heffernan finishes fifth in Beijing

Rob Heffernan’s defence of the men’s 50m walk world title saw him finish fifth at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.

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IAAF defends itself over fresh doping claims before they're published

The International Association of Athletics Federations has sought to take the sting out of upcoming doping claims by revealing and denying allegations due to be ...

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Dublin name unchanged side for Mayo semi-final

Jim Gavin has named the same team that won their All-Ireland quarter-final to face Mayo on Sunday.

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Froome loses time on leaders as Martin and Roche stay close to front

Tour de France champion Chris Froome suffered a blow in his bid to add the Vuelta a Espana title.

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Schippers sweeps to gold with all-time great performance

Only Florence Griffith-Joyner and Marion Jones have run faster than Schippers over 200m.

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Transfer deadline: Every Premier League team's weak link who needs replacing immediately

Just because they’re good doesn’t mean they’re good enough.

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WATCH: How will the managers influence Sunday’s Croke Park showdown?

Both management team would dearly love to be back in Croke Park in September.

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Team news from the Premier League

All the team news from around the grounds ahead of Week 4 in the Premier League.

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PICS: Paulie ahead of last home game: 'Seems to be a lot of final everythings for me lately!'

"To play in the Aviva and in Lansdowne Road as many times as I have, and had as many great days as I have, has been brilliant.”

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WATCH: Dave Kearney keen to make his mark; admits nerves about Sunday’s squad decision

“One of the lads joked about turning the phone off for the day and just showing up at Carton House the next morning,” he laughed.

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Rodgers: New arrivals have helped Reds regain their appetite

The Reds boss spent upwards of £80million recruiting Christian Benteke, Roberto Firmino, James Milner, Nathaniel Clyne, Danny Ings, Joe Gomez and Adam Bogdan.

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Who the hell is Son Heung-min?

Tottenham’s newest acquisition looks incredibly promising. But then again, so did Erik Lamela.

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Tough draws for Spurs and Celtic in Europa League

Tottenham have been handed a daunting group in the Europa League including a long haul trip to Azerbaijan.

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WATCH: Stunning triple save by a teenage keeper in the Europa League

The 19-year-old pulled off an outstanding series of saves during the game, blocking three separate shots in less than six seconds.

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Premier League in numbers: Why Newcastle will need to batten down the hatches against Arsenal

Here’s why you should expect shots aplenty at the Newcastle goal, and why Swansea v Man Utd could be a game of two halves.

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WATCH: Schmidt talks squad positions and tough decisions

The New Zealander says telling players who have trained so well that they haven’t made the squad is the hardest part of his job.

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Jason Ryan steps down as Kildare football manager

Jason Ryan last night left his role as manager of the Kildare footballers.

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Spurs sign Son Heung-Min from Bayer Leverkusen

Son, a South Korea international, scored 29 times in 87 appearances for Bayer Leverkusen after joining the club in 2013 from Hamburg.

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VIDEO: What tactics can we expect to see from Mayo and Dublin this weekend?

Should we be expecting an all out shooting match on Sunday?

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Seven talking points to come out of the Champions League draw

Jose Mourinho’s hat-trick at Porto, Zlatan’s homecoming and all the other talking points from the Champions League draw.

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WATCH: Beckham, Giggs and Scholes among footballing greats who paid their respects at the funeral of Neville Neville

Football turned out to pay their respects to the man arguably responsible for the success of Man United’s “Class of ’92.

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Ronald Koeman blames ref after Southampton exit Europa League

Koeman vented his frustrations at what he perceived to be poor decisions that hampered Southampton’s chances.

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