Update: Amnesty International questions Leeds United's planned tour to Myanmar

Leeds are planning a pre-season tour of Myanmar despite the UK Foreign Office's travel warnings being in place for various parts of the country.

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Ulster Rugby criticised for banning news reporters at pre-match press confrences

Ulster Rugby's ban on news reporters attending pre-match press conferences following the sacking of two rape-acquitted stars has been criticised as an "unacceptable ...

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#FinishForMatt: Marathon runners take on final 3.7 miles in memory of the late Matt Campbell

The MasterChef: The Professionals star died in Sunday’s London Marathon at the 22.5-mile mark.

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Forde admits high-profile Davy spat destabilised his summer

In-form Tipperary forward Jason Forde has described his build-up to this year’s Munster championship as poles apart from the chaos of 12 months ago.

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I think we can win an All-Ireland, says Comer

Galway captain Damien Comer has bullishly declared that the rapidly improving Tribesmen are capable of winning this year’s All-Ireland.

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GAA to clamp down on referendum canvassing

The GAA are expected to ensure there is no promotion of either side ahead of the Eighth Amendment referendum at any of next month’s Championship games.

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Rushie still singing from the Liverpool hymn sheet

It might be hard to imagine Graeme Souness, the Roy Keane of his era, taking to the pitch for even a routine assignment with anything other than his most ferocious battle face on but, as he revealed in his Sunday newspaper column at the weekend, he and his Liverpool team mates were “larking around like 12-year-olds” in the tunnel before they walked out to play Roma in the latter’s own backyard in the 1984 European Cup final.

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Klopp expects Mo rough treatment

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists their duel with Roma for a place in the Champions League final should not be seen as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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Wenger: It’s been like attending my own funeral

An emotional Arsene Wenger said he stands by the standard he set himself, when he became Arsenal manager 22 years ago, and he said he decided to step down because it is in the best interest of the club he loves.

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Must supporters accept this is Munster’s level?

Simon Lewis looks at the shortcomings that led to the province’s defeat by Racing 92

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Earls: Van Graan hasn’t put his stamp on us yet

Keith Earls has had better Mondays.

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O’Donoghue: 'it feels like the most disappointing result of my career'

Jack O’Donoghue’s worst nightmares of last season’s semi-final defeat to Saracens were revisited on Sunday in Bordeaux but the Munster back-rower is determined to quickly move on from the latest European setback ahead of the Guinness PRO14 play-offs.

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How vision and passion put swinging southwest on the map

SWING’s 30th anniversary celebrations were full of optimism, writes Kevin Markham

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‘It’s all in the past,’ claims Na as he hits back at slow play taunts

Kevin Na has hit out at those that still label him a ‘slow’ player and claims his lengthy pre-shot routine is a thing of the past.

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Máiréad passes Lahinch test with flying colours

For many students this can be a stressful time of the year especially with exams just around the corner. Most weekends are spent with their heads buried in books.

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Nicholls bullish ahead of Vicente’s history bid

Paul Nicholls believes Vicente has a “massive chance” of becoming the first horse in over a century to win three consecutive renewals of the Coral Scottish Grand National at Ayr today.

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Concordin provides joy for Tyner

Limerick, deputising for the currently un-raceable Kilbeggan, hosted a seven-race programme last evening and the feature, as such, the www.limerickraces.ie Handicap Chase, was won in good style by the Robert Tyner-trained and JP McManus-owned Concordin.

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Low Sun dazzles for Katie O’Farrell

Low Sun sprang a major surprise in the €100,000 RYBO Handicap Hurdle in Fairyhouse yesterday, giving 7lbs claimer Katie O’Farrell the biggest win of her career and the first leg of a magnificent double.

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Kelly/Foley combo tops in thrilling Monaghan finish

The Four Seasons Hotel Monaghan Rally ended in dramatic fashion as the Donegal/Monaghan pairing of Donagh Kelly/Conor Foley guided their KN Group liveried Ford Focus WRC to a final stage victory to deny long time leaders, the Monaghan/Cork duo of Sam Moffett/Karl Atkinson (Ford Fiesta R5).

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Frampton: I’m the best on the planet

Carl Frampton remains on track for a world title fight at Windsor Park this summer after outpointing the dangerous Nonito Donaire at Belfast’s SSE Arena on Saturday night.

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Quins fall short as UCD can’t be caught in League title race

Cork Harlequins’ remote hopes of overhauling UCD in the women’s EY Hockey League were ended in emphatic fashion.

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