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Other - Sunday 10 September, 2017

From Pat Hickey resigns from the IOC's executive board 'with immediate effect' Olympics Board

Pat Hickey resigns from the IOC's executive board 'with immediate effect'

The news follows confirmation of a November date for his Brazil trial earlier this week.

Isaiah Thomas's emotional goodbye, Sharapova's strange welcome and more in this week's sportswriting

Plus we have excellent profiles on Colin Kaepernick and Gennady Golovkin.

Other - Saturday 9 September, 2017

After 11-month injury, 83rd seed Sloane Stephens completes remarkable comeback

She swept aside the challenge of Madison Keys – one of her closest friends – and claimed the $3.7 million prize.

Eric Donovan wins Celtic title with eight-round masterclass against gutsy Welsh champion

‘Lilywhite Lightning’ captured his first professional title in style.

Decorated Knight causes major upset to take Champion stakes at Leopardstown

The five-year-old came from the rear of the pack in the Irish champion race.

Chris Froome all but secures Vuelta title as Contador wins stage 20

Froome now holds a 2min 15secs lead over Vincenzo Nibali.

'There's no reason to leave': Tyrone's Conor McKenna eager to stay in the AFL

McKenna has impressed for Essendon since his arrival Down Under.

Boxer Abdusalamov receives $22 million settlement following severe brain injury

It is believed to be the biggest personal injury settlement the state of New York has ever made.

Nadal one win away from third US Open title following defeat of Del Potro

The Spaniard will will face South African debutant Kevin Anderson in Sunday’s final in New York.

'I’ve no doubts. It’s more curiosity... How good am I?'

Eric Donovan faces a career-biggest test in Dublin’s National Stadium tonight.

Michael Conlan to return to Madison Square Garden for fifth professional fight

With a fourth fight in Arizona later this month, Conlan will head back to NYC near Christmas time.

'It has been a long road': South Africa's Kevin Anderson reaches first Grand Slam final at 31

Cliff Drysdale was the last South African in the US final way back in 1965.

Other - Friday 8 September, 2017

Zach Tuohy's Geelong suffer 51-point hiding but are still in the hunt for AFL Grand Final place

Former Kerry minor captain Mark O’Connor didn’t feature for Geelong.

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Major coup for Cricket Ireland as they appoint South African as new head coach

Graham Ford will take over from John Bracewell in December.

There'll be a new Grand Slam champion this weekend as Sloane Stephens beats Venus

Stephens, ranked 83rd in the world, will face friend Madison Keys in an all-American final.


Cheerio, 19-0! Alex Smith and the Chiefs ruined the Patriots on NFL opening night

Brady: “We’ve got to dig a lot deeper than we did tonight, because we didn’t dig very deep tonight.”

'Boston have done the best rebuilding that I've seen in sports in a long, long time - maybe ever'

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers gave a glowing assessment of his former employers.

Other - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Disappointment for Ireland's Simon Carr as he bows out of US Open at last-16 stage

It was another great showing by the son of former Dublin footballer and manager, Tommy.

Here are the teams you think will be playing at the business end of the NFL season

The NFL kicks off tonight and it looks like you’re ready to give the Patriots back-to-back titles.

UFC champ Cyborg obtains boxing licence and appears serious about switch to ring

Cyborg intends to compete in the 154-pound division.

Roger Goodell on Colin Kaepernick's NFL future: 'I don't make those decisions, I'm not a football expert' NFL

Mayweather-McGregor gate receipts short of record

The controversial 26 August fight raked in $55.4m, well short of the $72.2m generated by the ‘Fight of the Century’.

Other - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Star Monaghan teenager signs professional boxing deal with Golden Boy Promotions

Aaron McKenna has signed with Oscar De La Hoya’s promotional stable, and will be based in Los Angeles.

'Las Vegas police officers singled me out for doing nothing more than simply being a black man'

Michael Bennett had just attended the McGregor v Mayweather fight, when he alleges that police officers singled him out after gunshots were heard.

'A longer ban would have been more appropriate'

The ISPCA have released a statement in relation to Davy Russell’s ban for striking a horse.

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Historic day for Irish cycling as Aqua Blue win stage at La Vuelta

Stefan Denifl held off Alberto Contador on the summit finish at Los Machucos.

Andy Murray admits he is likely to miss the rest of the season with injury

Murray was forced to withdraw from the US Open due to a persistent hip injury.

'We had one TV camera turn up at the airport to see him'

Bernard Dunne is disgusted with the lack of coverage given to World silver medalist Joe Ward.

Carl Frampton appoints new trainer after parting ways with Shane McGuigan

Jamie Moore is a former European champion.

NFL preseason power-rankings or: How I learned to stop worrying and love the Patriots*

*Love might be a bit strong, but you have to respect what they continue to achieve.

Diaz trilogy is what I'd prefer next — but another fight this year is unlikely

John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach, writes exclusively for The42.

Sensational Venus Williams becomes oldest US Open semi-finalist in history

The 37-year-old defeated two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2).

Zeke Elliott's 6-game ban upheld, but he'll still play for the Cowboys this weekend

Arbitrator Harold Henderson took the decision last night.

Other - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Son of ex-Dublin boss reaches last-16 of US Open Junior Championship in NYC

Simon Carr has won again at Flushing Meadows.

Chris Froome in irresistible form as he stretches Vuelta lead with stunning time trial win

He’s pushed almost two minutes ahead as he claimed his second stage victory.

Davy Russell gets four-day ban for punching a horse Ban

Davy Russell gets four-day ban for punching a horse

Russell was initially cautioned for the incident at Tramore racecourse.

Anthony Joshua's next fight confirmed, but no news yet on Katie Taylor's world title shot

Joshua will take on Bulgarian opponent Kubrat Pulev on 28 October.