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Dublin: 14 °C Sunday 23 July, 2017

Other - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Top three in tune, so I'm 'back to Ringo' jokes McIlroy

The Irish Open gets underway this morning.

Other - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Andy Murray storms into Wimbledon third round

Next up for world number one is a clash with colourful Italian 28th seed Fabio Fognini.

Dan Martin claims second-place finish after superb day in the mountains

Aru wins Tour fifth stage while Chris Froome takes yellow

Manny Pacquiao wants WBO review of Horn defeat

Following his defeat to Jeff Horn in Brisbane, Pac Man has called for a review from the WBO.

Nasty crash puts Cavendish out of Tour de France with broken shoulder

The record chasing sprinter was sent into the barriers by the now-disqualified Peter Sagan.

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Federer and Djokovic considered exhibition match after both their Wimbledon opponents withdrew

The Centre Court crowd were left feeling short-changed after fleeting appearances from two of the best players in the world.

Other - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

World champion Sagan disqualified from Tour de France for causing Cav' carnage

‘He endangered some of his colleagues seriously,’ says president of the race commission Philippe Marien.

'Bored' Tomic admits he's lost his love for tennis as all 7 Aussie men fall at Wimbledon's first hurdle

While the 24-year-old couldn’t find the motivation, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic didn’t find their resolve tested in the first round.

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Cav's Tour could be over after tumble in chaotic sprint finish

Mark Cavendish was involved in a heavy crash during stage four of the Tour de France, won by Arnaud Demare.

Nearly half of Premier League fans admit to watching illegal football stream

According to a new survey by the BBC, almost a third of fans claimed they did not know accessing unauthorised streams was illegal.

McIlroy headlines star-studded group as Irish Open draw announced

McIlroy will play alongside Hideki Matsuyama and Jon Rahm on Thursday and Friday.

'It's going to be carnage': Lowry questions new Irish Open phone policy

Spectators will be allowed take photos on their mobile phones for the first time ever this week.

'There are a lot of geniuses out there private messaging me telling me what I should do'

Shane Lowry is still searching for the spark to ignite his season, but is in a good place ahead of this week’s Irish Open.

Other - Monday 3 July, 2017

Three-time grand slam winner Wawrinka sent packing in Wimbledon's first major upset

Stan Wawrinka had no answer to the power, free hitting and touch of Daniil Medvedev as the young Russian sprang Wimbledon’s first surprise.

Devastated Venus Williams sobs over fatal car crash

After her win over Elise Mertens in the Wimbledon first round, the world number 11 was repeatedly asked about the incident.

Dan Martin takes third behind world champ Sagan at Tour de France

The Irish rider moves up to 15th in the GC.

Murray eases through, Kyrgios quits and Venus gets up and running

Williams arrived in London facing a wrongful death suit after she was involved in a fatal car crash in Florida.

2013 Wimbledon champion feared she would die

Former tennis player Marion Bartoli discusses her long road to recovery as she prepares for her role commentating at Wimbledon.

Game Over, Pac Man? I'll urge Pacquiao to quit, says trainer Roach

It may be the end of the road for one of boxing’s icons.

Other - Sunday 2 July, 2017

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

From the weekend’s GAA action to the Confederations Cup, it’s been another busy week in sport.

'I expected a more aggressive fighter': Conlan still looking for a real test in pro ranks

The Belfast man is likely to be back in the ring this September.

Sex, lies and videotape: Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump and freedom of the press

A new documentary delves into the murky world of how the powerful silence the media, with the former wrestler’s sex-tape at the centre of it.

Tearful Kittel wins 10th Tour de France stage, Froome suffers scare

Meanwhile, Dan Martin is 52nd overall after today’s event, while fellow Irish rider Nicholas Roche is placed in 111th.

Exciting Irish prospect wins another gold medal at the European Junior Swimming championships

It was a third medal finish for Mona McSharry in the championships.

Chris Froome and Team Sky under fire over 'cheating' jersey

They have previously been accused of doping and using a motorised bicycle by detractors.

'I respect the decision' - Pacquiao gracious after controversial defeat

Few could believe it when Jeff Horn was awarded victory, but his opponent refused to blame the judges.

Andy Murray declares himself fit to defend Wimbledon title following hip injury

Murray was seen limping while practising at Wimbledon over the weekend.

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Watch: Mick Conlan finishes Owen with some big body shots in the third round

Conlan puts on impressive show on Pacquiao-Horn undercard.

Don't give a f*ck about the taxman and Frampton v Barnes - it's tweets of the week

The best sporting offerings on Twitter from the past seven days.

Jeff Horn stuns Pacquiao to take WBO crown with unanimous victory

Pacquiao declined to talk to the media after the fight, claiming he needed treatment on his head wounds.

'It would be a difficult situation for anyone to be in': The impact of pregnancy on female athletes

Dr Katie Liston discusses the issue with The42.

'I was a young fella from Cork on a laptop to India and was bought for $65,000'

From Ballinspittle, via Bandon, to being the best in the world, Ireland captain David Harte charts his incredible rise and remarkable career ahead of another big summer.

The wonderful life of an umpire, a triumph over adversity and the week's best sportswriting

There’s also a candid interview with a former Tottenham and Liverpool defender.

Michael Conlan scores third-round stoppage in Brisbane sun to go 3-0

Home fighter Jeff Horn stunned Manny Pacquiao with a unanimous – but controversial – decision in the main event.

The year the Irish conquered Wimbledon

1890 was the most successful year in Irish tennis when it comes to Wimbledon.

Other - Saturday 1 July, 2017

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More success for Ireland at European Junior Championships

Conor Ferguson’s silver medal continues a fantastic few days after Mona McSharry’s recent triumphs.

Capri stuns the field to win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby

It was a third win in this race for jockey Seamie Heffernan, and a 12th Irish Derby victory for trainer Aidan O’Brien.

Froome lands blow as Britain's Thomas claims yellow after opening stage of Tour

It was a successful day for Britain and Team Sky in Dusseldorf.

Novak Djokovic ends six-month title drought with big win before Wimbledon

Top seed Novak Djokovic did not drop a set in winning his first tournament in six months.

Venus Williams 'heartbroken' over fatal Florida car crash

The accident remains under investigation and the American star has not been charged.