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World champ Luvo Manyonga wins over Cork crowd

World champ Luvo Manyonga wins over Cork crowd

He smiled through the cold, he smiled through the rain, and although the distance between the board and sandpit somewhat curtailed his leap, long-jump world champion Luvo Manyonga has vowed to return Leeside for the 2020 edition of the Cork City Sports.

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Phil Healy confident best yet to come

Phil Healy confident best yet to come

Phil Healy is confident a return to her best form is not far in the distance after two fourth-place finishes at the 68th Cork City Sports meet.

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Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties in Istanbul to win Super Cup

Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties in Istanbul to win Super Cup

Sadio Mane scored twice for the Reds with Olivier Giroud and Jorginho netting for Chelsea.

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USTA apologises as competition appears to offer women’s tickets as consolation

USTA apologises as competition appears to offer women’s tickets as consolation

The ‘grand prize’ includes men’s semi-final tickets while the women’s tickets feature in a secondary prize.

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How can Kerry trouble Dublin in All-Ireland final?

Kerry will need to be much more economical in attack if they are to truly challenge Dublin in the All-Ireland SFC final.

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Sam Bennett completes hat-trick of stages on 'broken' bike

Sam Bennett completes hat-trick of stages on 'broken' bike

Ireland’s Sam Bennett completed a hat-trick of victories after a photo finish to stage three of the BinckBank Tour in Aalter.

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Glenn Whelan joins Hearts on one-year deal

Glenn Whelan joins Hearts on one-year deal

Glenn Whelan says Craig Levein’s ambition is what convinced him to join Hearts.

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Rangers demand apology from Kilmarnock over ticketing issues

The Ibrox club claimed some of their fans were ‘crushed and in a state of alarm’ outside Rugby Park.

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QPR want action after U18 team walk off pitch over alleged racist abuse in Spain

QPR want action after U18 team walk off pitch over alleged racist abuse in Spain

QPR have called for action to be taken “at every level of our game” after the club’s under-18 side walked off the pitch during a friendly in Spain following alleged racist abuse by opposition players.

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Steven Gerrard takes Celtic’s loss as a warning to Rangers

Steven Gerrard takes Celtic’s loss as a warning to Rangers

Steven Gerrard says Celtic’s Champions League exit should be a warning to his Rangers squad.

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'No words of condolence will help' for trio cut from Ireland squad, says Jamie Heaslip

'No words of condolence will help' for trio cut from Ireland squad, says Jamie Heaslip

Jamie Heaslip says there are no words to console John Cooney, Mike Haley, and Finlay Bealham – the latest trio to be cut from Ireland's potential Rugby World Cup squad.

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Five talking points ahead of the Super Cup

Five talking points ahead of the Super Cup

Will Chelsea or Liverpool lift the silverware?

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Geordan Murphy pays tribute after death of former teammate Steve Booth

Former Leicester and Bath wing Steve Booth has died at the age of 42.

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Sunderland pay Velez Sarsfield €362,500 over Ricky Alvarez deal

Sunderland pay Velez Sarsfield €362,500 over Ricky Alvarez deal

The Black Cats found themselves embroiled in a lengthy legal wrangle.

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Nuno calls for focus as Wolves look to wrap up Europa League tie

Nuno calls for focus as Wolves look to wrap up Europa League tie

Wolves hold a 4-0 lead from their first leg against FC Pyunik.

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Joey Carbery to continue ankle rehab with Ireland squad in Portugal

Munster out-half Joey Carbery is part of the 40-man squad flying to Portugal today for an eight-day warm-weather training camp.

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Cork City announce testimonial for club legend Alan Bennett

Cork City will hold a testimonial match for long-serving defender and current assistant head coach Alan Bennett.

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David Gough to referee Dublin-Kerry All-Ireland final

David Gough will take charge of the All-Ireland Senior Football final between Dublin and Kerry.

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Monaco sign Sevilla striker Ben Yedder for €40m

Monaco sign Sevilla striker Ben Yedder for €40m

Ben Yedder scored 30 goals in all competitions for Sevilla last season and added 11 assists. He also grabbed his first goal for France against Andorra in June.

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Mo Salah plays keepy-uppy with young amputee footballers

Mo Salah plays keepy-uppy with young amputee footballers

Liverpool and Chelsea players got involved in the session before the Uefa Super Cup in Istanbul.

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Magpies had to prioritise squad – Charnley hits back at Benitez criticism

Magpies had to prioritise squad – Charnley hits back at Benitez criticism

The Newcastle hierarchy and the club’s former boss have become engaged in a war or words.

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Cork Con begin title defence with mouth-watering Garryowen clash

Munster Senior Challenge Cup specialists Cork Constitution will open their title defence with a mouth-watering tie against 2018 champions Garryowen.

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Duncan Taylor returns to Scotland squad after two-year absence

Duncan Taylor returns to Scotland squad after two-year absence

The Saracens centre will face France in a World Cup warm-up match this weekend.

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Irish defender tipped for 'wonderful career' after becoming Stoke's youngest-ever captain

Irish centre-back Nathan Collins became the youngest captain in Stoke City's 156-year history as he led the Potters to victory in the Carabao Cup last night.

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What Celtic’s Champions League exit means for the club

Finances, squad-building and the title race could all be affected.

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Tottenham do not need trophies to be deemed successful, says Ledley King

Spurs have not won any silverware since Mauricio Pochettino took charge.

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One all-Premier League tie in Carabao Cup second round

The draw was made after completion of 33 first-round fixtures last night and includes all the top-flight clubs who are not involved in European competitions.

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Tipp manager Lillis: 'We’re as far as we were last year. The plan is to progress that one step further'

Niamh Lillis did not begin the year as Tipperary manager but she was a key member of Bill Mullaney’s backroom staff so there was no way the ambition would alter when she took over the hot seat after Mullaney stood down for health reasons early in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship.

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Lampard eager to win Super Cup and land first trophy as manager

Lampard twice lost the Super Cup in his playing days.

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Wawrinka holds off late rally from Dimitrov in Cincinnati

Wawrinka holds off late rally from Dimitrov in Cincinnati

Stan Wawrinka won a see-saw contest against Grigor Dimitrov at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

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Venus Williams fells defending champion as sister Serena withdraws in Cincinnati

Venus Williams fells defending champion as sister Serena withdraws in Cincinnati

Venus Williams ousted defending champion Kiki Bertens at the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

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Klopp draws on memories of Istanbul as Lampard eyes overdue Super Cup win

Klopp draws on memories of Istanbul as Lampard eyes overdue Super Cup win

Liverpool and Chelsea go head-to-head in the UEFA showpiece.

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Football rumours from the media

Football rumours from the media

Alderwiereld, Neymar and Pogba are all being talked about in Wednesday’s papers.

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Cork County Board CEO Kevin O’Donovan urges Cork patience

Cork County Board CEO Kevin O’Donovan urges Cork patience

Eoghan Cormican Cork County Board CEO Kevin O’Donovan has vowed there will be no “grandstand appointment” in the coming weeks to fill the vacant senior hurling manager’s post, insisting an “extensive process” will be undertaken to find John Meyler’s successor.

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Castlerock states case for Irish Open

Castlerock states case for Irish Open

Castlerock Golf Club is bidding to host the 2021 Irish Open, initial talks with European Tour officials having already taken place.

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Dressage team lead Irish chase for Tokyo 2020 in Rotterdam

Dressage team lead Irish chase for Tokyo 2020 in Rotterdam

Five days from today Ireland’s dressage team will commence their bid for honours and a possible Tokyo 2020 place when the European Championships get under way in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. The Championships feature Dressage, Show Jumping and Para-Dressage, and it will be the dressage competition that gets the whole affair underway on Monday.

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Mick: It’s good to see James McCarthy back

Mick: It’s good to see James McCarthy back

Baby steps but significant ones. That was Mick McCarthy’s assessment after witnessing James McCarthy’s first appearance in a Crystal Palace shirt.

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Brian Hogan: How Tipp cope with Fennelly and Reid will be key

There are match-ups all over the field that will be key. That’s the great thing about Tipperary-Kilkenny matches — both sides tend to go orthodox and are 15-on-15.

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How Croker rejection drew Sheedy back to Tipperary

It came mighty close to working out another way. We’re not talking last month and the first-half chances Wexford gave up but an event that occurred 14 months earlier: “The GAA is pleased to confirm that Central Council has today approved the appointment of Tom Ryan as its new Director General.”

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World of change for World Cup-bound Lewis Ludlam

World of change for World Cup-bound Lewis Ludlam

World Cup-bound Lewis Ludlam was considering his options outside of rugby a year ago as he reflected on a career that was in danger of fading away.

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How Manyonga ruled the world thanks to Irishman’s leap of faith

How Manyonga ruled the world thanks to Irishman’s leap of faith

It's not long-jumper Luvo Manyonga’s athletic ability that impresses most. No, it’s his journey, his story, which could have had a grim ending.

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Coppinger finds form to edge Daly at Ballincurrig

Coppinger finds form to edge Daly at Ballincurrig

Martin Coppinger got his bid to reach the Hurley’s of Midleton King of the Roads back on track with an impressive win over Gary Daly in the Mick Barry Cup at Ballincurrig on Sunday.

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Katie Taylor set for November return to ring in London

Katie Taylor set for November return to ring in London

Undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor is set to head back to this side of the Atlantic in November to kick off an assault on a second weight class.

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GAA apologise for false allegation made against Galway club

GAA apologise for false allegation made against Galway club

The GAA have issued a public apology for a false allegation made against St Mary’s, Athenry’s former juvenile club chairman Robert Ruane.

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Insider Eoin Kelly plays coy on Tipperary chances

On the eve of the 2018 Championship, Eoin Kelly complained about knowing so little about what was happening inside Michael Ryan’s camp.

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Tyrrell: Reid edging ever closer to Shefflin status

A couple of months off turning 32, TJ Reid may privately accept winning three more All-Ireland medals to catch Henry Shefflin’s record of 10 isn’t going to happen.

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Peter O’Mahony not surprised by Boks’ revival under Erasmus

Peter O’Mahony not surprised by Boks’ revival under Erasmus

It was just one week before South Africa played Ireland in Aviva Stadium in November 2017 that Rassie Erasmus bid an emotional farewell to Munster.

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Kilkenny v Tipperary: Still serving up the classics

Will this Sunday’s All-Ireland decide the decade in Kilkenny or Tipperary’s favour?

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There will be no monopoly in football’s War of the Worlds

There will be no monopoly in football’s War of the Worlds

It takes a special team to make a team like Mayo look so old, spent, lost.

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