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Other - Monday 12 June, 2017

'I have doubts every day:' Nadal explains the mentality behind his French Open victory

It has been far from plain sailing for Rafael Nadal in recent years and he credits his response to those troubles with his resurgence.

Other - Sunday 11 June, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 13 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven sporting days looked through a lens.

Lewis Hamilton claims sixth Canadian Grand Prix to close in on Championship leader Vettel F1

Lewis Hamilton claims sixth Canadian Grand Prix to close in on Championship leader Vettel

Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas came home in second place.

Dean Rock on 'you know who', the rise of Colombian cyclists and the week's best sportswriting

Plus a 41-year-old inter-county footballer’s heartbreaking but inspiring story.

Perfect 10 for Rafael Nadal as he cruises to record-breaking French Open title

It was a 15th Grand Slam crown in all for the Spaniard.

Ireland's Dan Martin pips Chris Froome to finish Criterium du Dauphine on the podium

He had a second to spare over the three-time Tour de France winner.

Ireland has a new world champion as Burnett prevails despite judging controversy

Burnett follows in the footsteps of Wayne McCullough by claiming the bantamweight title.

Other - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Emotional Hamilton equals Senna's haul with blistering lap in Montreal F1

Emotional Hamilton equals Senna's haul with blistering lap in Montreal

The Briton was then handed a race-worn Ayrton Senna helmet, having matched his idol’s tally of poles.

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to win French Open Ace

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko stuns Simona Halep to win French Open

The Latvian is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title.

Tiger told police he took Xanax on night of arrest, according to the Golf Channel

Woods was found asleep at the wheel.

Irish boxing row deepens as Central Council to hold talks today

There was another long statement issued last night.

LeBron and Cavs refuse to be swept as they bite back in record-setting game 4 Down Not Out This post contains videos

LeBron and Cavs refuse to be swept as they bite back in record-setting game 4

The Warriors will get another chance to close out and win the NBA title on Monday night.

The ‘new Carl Frampton’ ready to step up to world-championship level

“Throughout my amateur career, the higher the level I went to, the better I got,” says Ryan Burnett.

Other - Friday 9 June, 2017

Former Ajax and Barca great Kluivert ousted at PSG

The former striker has left his position at the Ligue 1 club by mutual consent after a single season.

Clinical Rafael Nadal outclasses Dominic Thiem to reach French Open final

Thiem was no match for Nadal on Court Philippe Chatrier, as the Spaniard reached the French Open final.

Wawrinka ends Murray's French Open challenge to book final spot after five-set thriller

The world number was beaten in today’s first semi-final at Roland Garros.

Mixed-gender events approved for 2020 Olympic Games

Men and women will compete together in the 4x400m relay, swimming, archery, judo and cycling in Tokyo.

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Second-fastest time of her career for Ciara Mageean in very quick Diamond League race in Rome

Last year’s European bronze medalist finished in 10th place.

Other - Thursday 8 June, 2017

McIlroy to play with Day and Rose in star-studded US Open group

Shane Lowry, Paul Dunne and Graeme McDowell will also be in action at Erin Hills next week.

Latvian underdog continues remarkable run into French Open final on 20th birthday

Jelena Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to reach the Roland Garros decider since 1983, where she will face Romania’s Simona Halep.

Aussie coach joins Connacht backroom team after three years with leading NBA side

David Howard will be the province’s head of athletic performance.

An argument that 15 backup QBs are better than Colin Kaepernick is countered by a simple fact-check

It’s looking more and more likely the former 49ers star does not have a job for non-football reasons.

Big addition to Irish Open with world number four coming to Portstewart

Hideki Matsuyama is one of three players inside the world’s top ten confirmed for next month’s tournament.

The Cavs threw everything at the Warriors in Game Three... and still lost

The Warriors are one game away from a sweep of the playoffs.

'It looked like he just didn't want to be out there': McEnroe blasts Djokovic

The Serb’s reign at Roland Garros came to a surprising end yesterday.

Other - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Meath motorbike racer dies after crash at Isle of Man TT RIP

Meath motorbike racer dies after crash at Isle of Man TT

Alan Bonner (33) is the third competitor to suffer fatal injuries at this year’s event.

Murray recovers from slow start to advance to his fifth French Open semi-final

He’ll play Stan Wawrinka on Friday for a place in the decider.

Rory McIlroy up to sixth highest-paid athlete in world after successful year on and off course

The world number two has earned an estimated €44 million over the past 12 months, according to Forbes magazine.

Frampton announces Belfast bout as he bids to get back on track following first career defeat

‘The Jackal’ will fight in his home city on 29 July.

Djokovic ponders break from tennis as French reign ends

Good job there, Agassi.

Sport Ireland issue Irish boxing with funding cut threat

“Significant issues of concern” remain at the IABA.

Coyle and Lanigan O'Keeffe continue to fly the flag amid potential Tokyo 2020 boost

Following World Cup Series gold and a Rio upgrade, the Olympic stars now await news on the mixed relay’s inclusion at the next Games.

Lochte considered suicide after Rio Olympics scandal

The Olympic swimmer said he hit his lowest point in the wake of the controversy.

Other - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Harrington sidelined with elbow injury sustained when hit by an amateur's practice swing

The Dubliner has had a bad run with injuries.

We don't let our children smoke or drink so why do we deliberately expose them to potential brain damage?

Dr. Bennet Omalu wants to restrict the types of sport played by children.

'Unexpected and difficult choice' as Irish Olympian McMahon retires from swimming at 22

McMahon represented Ireland at the 2012 London Games and won two European medals during her competitive career.

British Cycling directors may be forced to step down amid culture of ‘bullying’ and ‘sexism’

New reforms could see entire board step down as British Cycling undergoes an unprecedented crisis.

Other - Monday 5 June, 2017

LeBron and the Cavs can be hopeful heading into Game 3 of the NBA Finals: here's why

Steve Kerr’s side seem to struggle in the third game of play-off series’.