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Dublin: 13 °C Sunday 25 June, 2017

Other - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Tennis player who 'almost died' after suspected poisoning granted Wimbledon wildcard

A police investigation was launched after Gabriella Taylor spent four days in intensive care.

Andy Murray faces confidence crisis after Queen's shocker

Jordan Thompson, originally beaten in the qualifying rounds, was only playing him as a last-minute replacement.

Passing the Test: Ireland's 10-year quest to join cricket's elite set to end this week

The ICC will vote on Ireland’s ascension to full member and Test status on Thursday on what is set to be a hugely significant day in the sport’s history on this island.

Other - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Phil Mickelson and long-time bagman 'Bones' are to part ways

Mickelson says his brother, Tim, will caddie for him the rest of the year.

Walker and Ward one win away from Euro medal after booking quarter-final places

The Irish pair also clinched qualification for this summer’s World Championships.

Examining which Irish boxers, if any, will appear on the Mayweather-McGregor undercard

The CEO of Mayweather Promotions wants another Irish fighter on the card, but who would make the most sense, and who’s available?

There will be blood... testing: PGA Tour to change anti-doping rules

To date, the PGA Tour has not implemented blood testing which can pick up HGH, unlike urine testing.

Britain's Natasha Jonas on another collision course with Katie Taylor after turning professional

The Liverpudlian was beaten by the Olympic gold medallist at London 2012.

Tiger Woods says he is receiving 'professional help to manage his pain medications'

The former world number one has released a statement on Twitter.

Other - Monday 19 June, 2017

From Republic of Ireland player and model granted legal recognition of humanist wedding Belfast

Republic of Ireland player and model granted legal recognition of humanist wedding

The couple are due to get married on Thursday.

Ireland's Sean McComb secures stunning upset over world number one at Europeans

There was also good news today for Belfast flyweight Brendan Irvine.

You cannot be serious: Murray hits back at McEnroe claim

The American legend may have given the Scot a little extra motivation with his criticism.

McIlroy drops one place as US Open champion Koepka breaks into world's top 10

Dustin Johnson remains the world number one despite missing the cut at Erin Hills.


AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini qualifies to play in ATP tennis tournament

The 48-year-old will play in the Aspria Tennis Cup later this month.

3 Jessica Harrington horses to keep an eye on at Royal Ascot

The Kildare trainer is looking for her first winner at the ‘Olympics of flat racing.’

US Open champion Koepka reveals Johnson call helped him stay patient

Some advice from world number one helped Brooks Koepka win the US Open.

Other - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Another Video Assistant Referee controversy overshadows Chile's Confederation Cup win

Arturo Vidal and Eduardo Vargas grabbed the goals but the VAR stole the show!

It's Sunday so here are 14 of our favourite images from the sporting week

All the action from a different angle.

Mark English earns spot at Worlds after second-place finish in Diamond League

The Letterkenny native qualified for London with a time of 1.45.42 in Stockholm.

'I didn't know what I was doing at times'

New WBO European Flyweight Champion Paddy Barnes was relieved rather than elated after his third professional bout.

Ward v Kovalev wasn't the only world title fight that ended in controversy last night Rigondeaux This post contains videos

Ward v Kovalev wasn't the only world title fight that ended in controversy last night

Bantamweight king Guillermo Rigondeaux stopped Moises Flores at the end of the first round.

More success for Ireland at World Rowing Cup as O'Donovans claim silver

Earlier, Sanita Puspure was victorious in the Women’s Single Sculls B final.

Germany international finishes fourth at World Series of Poker

Max Kruse took home an impressive amount after reaching the final table of the 2-7 Lowball Triple Draw Event in Las Vegas

Mayweather says fight with McGregor is what people want

The 40-year-old boxer has been retired since beating Andre Berto in September 2015.

Bolton 'won't be holding talks with Ronaldo' and more sporting tweets of the week

Stephanie Roche on kind of being recognised by a Garda and Conor McGregor on Floyd Mayweather.

'My parents were worried that I would just sit back and become a beach bum' Wake Me Up Before You Gogo This post contains videos

'My parents were worried that I would just sit back and become a beach bum'

Dubliner David O’Caoimh left college to spend his time travelling the world as Ireland’s only full-time wakeboarder.

Ward stuns Kovalev in rematch to retain three titles

Referee Tony Weeks stopped the fight with 31 seconds left in the eighth round.

'The swim has been a great way to help us cope with our grief'

The 12th annual Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim takes place next month.

Harry Arter's 'waves' and more of the week's best sportswriting

You’ll need to sit down for this.

After an incredible jumps season, Jessica Harrington looks to conquer flat racing's blue riband meeting

The two-year old filly is set to shine at Royal Ascot

Paddy Barnes takes WBO European flyweight title in just his third professional bout

Barnes now claims a top-15 ranking after a majority decision result in Belfast.

Other - Saturday 17 June, 2017

O'Donovan and O'Driscoll strike gold again in impressive World Cup victory

Another medal is on its way to Skibbereen.

Ireland's Leona Maguire has just won one of the biggest tournaments in amateur golf

World number one beats Ainhoa Olarra at British Ladies Amateur Championship.

'I'm worth more like €200m, not bad for a "bored" 28-year-old'

Rory McIlroy hits back at criticism from fellow pro Steve Elkington.

'People see you up there as a sports star, but you're a person and below it all, it can hurt'

Battling back from heartbreak in Belgrade to ride the crest of a wave, Ciara Mageean is plotting a big World Championships.

Four-way tie for the lead but Japan's Hideki Matsuyama grabs spotlight at US Open

As the world’s top-three missed the cut, attention turned to the best of the rest.

Other - Friday 16 June, 2017

Casey battles his way level with Fowler as McIlroy misses cut at US Open

Shane Lowry looks set to just make it under the projected +1 cut for the weekend.