Frank Lampard is on the verge of joining Manchester City on loan, according to reports.
The alarming decline in attendance figures during this summer’s All-Ireland SFC looks set to continue apace this Sunday with a meagre crowd of 35,000 expected at Croke Park for the quarter-final double-header.
A Northern Ireland U20s player was thrown to the floor and kicked after Wednesday’s Milk Cup Elite match between Northern Ireland and Mexico in Coleraine descended into a brawl that saw four players red-carded.
IRB WOMEN’S RUGBY WORLD CUP POOL B:
Ireland v USA
Ireland begin their Women’s Rugby World Cup pool campaign in Paris today, with captain Fiona Coghlan targeting a top-four finish for the 2013 Grand Slam winners.
Dustin Johnson has shocked the golf world by announcing he is to take an immediate leave of absence from the game.
J P McManus enjoyed his first success in the Guinness Galway Hurdle when the Tony Martin-trained Thomas Edison stormed away with the fiercely competitive - at least in theory - major handicap at Ballybrit yesterday.
Last April one year, Carol Sharp picked up the phone in Edinburgh and put a call through to her daughter Lynsey in the United States.
Susan Fitzpatrick and Rock Dee Jay were on song at the European Pony Championships in Cork yesterday with a smooth start to the defence of her title, as Ireland grabbed a share of the lead in the team contest.