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Today’s News

Tributes paid after legendary wrestler Jimmy Snuka dies RIP

Tributes paid after legendary wrestler Jimmy Snuka dies

The WWE legend’s daughter Sarona, who wrestles as Tamina, confirmed the news on Instagram last night.

Sean Cronin to miss Six Nations after Leinster confirm 'significant' hamstring injury

The hooker is set to be out until the end of March.

The UFC's newest champion will face a former team-mate in his first title defence

It’ll be Cody Garbrandt versus TJ Dillashaw for the 135lbs title following a season of The Ultimate Fighter.

Former football coach Barry Bennell denies child abuse charges

Bennell denies seven counts of indecent assault on a boy and one count of attempted buggery.

A fresh featherweight contender emerged last night at the expense of a UFC legend

Yair Rodriguez enhanced his reputation with a resoundingly comprehensive victory over BJ Penn in Phoenix.

Ulster confirm signings of Springbok Botha and scrum-half Cooney

The 25-year-old will add to the province’s ball-carrying ability.

Irish international wanted by Cardiff, Bojan asks to leave Stoke and today's transfer gossip

Plus, Radamel Falcao is the latest player linked with China.

Like a fine wine! Juan Sebastian Veron returned to football at the age of 41 last night

The former Man United midfielder made his comeback for his boyhood club after almost three years out of the game.

Here’s how the race for the 8 Champions Cup quarter-final berths stands

Leinster and Munster have already booked their places in the knock-out stages, but there’s still work to do for Connacht.

More to come from Munster but Erasmus proud they keep showing grit

The province’s director of rugby says his team were only at 50-60% tactically against Glasgow.

A messy divorce! West Ham captain Noble 'angry and disappointed' at striking Payet

Payet has refused to play for the club as he seeks an exit.

Murray, Williams survive Melbourne heat but Halep becomes first Australian Open casualty

The first Grand Slam of the year got underway last night.

Steelers boot Chiefs from playoffs to book AFC championship game with the Patriots NFL

Steelers boot Chiefs from playoffs to book AFC championship game with the Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers will face the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game next week.

Pep Guardiola admits title race defeat after Goodison Park hammering

But the Man City boss insists he’s happy at the club.

Like father, like son! Justin Kluivert followed in his dad's footsteps at the weekend

The teenager came off the bench to make his debut for Ajax in a 3-1 win over PEC Zwolle.

Unstoppable Thomas sets record as he claims third win of season at Sony Open

Thomas became the first golfer to win both the Tournament of Champions and the Sony Open since Ernie Els in 2003.

The42 Gym Series: Leg day? Include these 3 exercises in your workout this week

We’ve teamed up with Smart Training to bring you seven weekly workouts designed to hit all parts of the body.

Lam demands defensive solidity as Connacht go in search of more history in Toulouse

Unfortunately it looks like Denis Buckley will join the list of injured Connacht men.

'There was a lot of doom and gloom': Youthful Leinster side have come of age in Europe

It’s a year today since Leo Cullen gave six players a full European debut and so much has changed since.

It's Aaron Rodgers' world and we're all just living in it

The Green Bay Packers quarterback once again defied superlatives.

10 pictures that sum up the GAA weekend

There was a lot of pre-season action around the country today.

'We've got to work harder' says Kiss after another early European exit

The Ulster coach felt his said played well in patches against Exeter.

Yesterday’s News

Jovetic ends Real Madrid's 40-match unbeaten run in thriller

Cristiano Ronaldo appeared to have given the visitors three points, but it was not to be.

'Because of my ancestry, there is no way I could walk around with MBE after my name'

Howard Gayle speaks to The42 about being the first black player to play for Liverpool.

Bohs return to the top of the league as home teams struggle in the Women's AIL

Only Railway Union manged a home win in round nine.

As it happened: NFL Divisional Round, Sunday NFL

As it happened: NFL Divisional Round, Sunday

We’ll had all the analysis you needed as the Cowboys hosted the Packers.

It’s Sunday, so here are 12 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Catch up with our favourite shots from the week that was.

Here's how to deal with the negative thoughts brought on by pressure

Mental skills coach Jason Brennan returns to look at internally produced psychological pressure.

Ulster's European ambitions all but over after defeat to Exeter

The northern province could not withstand a second-half blitz from the Premiership side.

'We attacked, Liverpool defended': Mourinho insists a point flattered Klopp's men

Man United were held to a 1-1 draw by Liverpool on Sunday.

Koeman hails 'perfect' Everton after Manchester City mauling

Everton’s display in a 4-0 thrashing of Pep Guardiola’s title hopefuls at Goodison Park left their boss purring.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic strikes late to save a point for Man Utd

The Swede’s header rescued a 1-1 draw for United against rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford.

Tactic brings social media and the love of sport together for youngsters

The new web app allows users to analyse and discuss footage professional games and their own matches.

Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury HIA

Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury

The scrum-half was involved in a heavy tackle on Glasgow’s Tim Swinson.

First win for Mayo, 5 goals each for Galway and Sligo while Cavan and Monaghan stay unbeaten

The pre-season Gaelic football fare continued in the Dr McKenna Cup and FBD League.

Despite heaviest league defeat of his career, Guardiola refuses to blame City players

‘In football you sometimes don’t need to do many things to score. They arrive once and score a goal.’

Dubs challenge next for Kildare in O'Byrne Cup while Louth set for battle with Meath

Goals central to the Lilywhites victory over Offaly today.

Chinese FA changes limit on Super League foreign players - reports

The likes of Oscar and Carlos Tevez are set to be among only three foreign players in their CSL starting XIs under reported new CFA rules.

Kilkenny fire 6 goals at Abbotstown while Wexford and Laois triumph again

Two goals apiece for Jonjo Farrell and Richie Leahy for the Cats.

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