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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 28 May, 2017

Other - Friday 5 May, 2017

'Worry about fighting after': No rush on Andy Lee's ring return or a home bout for Katie Taylor

Neither fighter will be on the 10 June card in Belfast.

Green outplays Jazz while Celtics get roughed up in Washington Forgot About Dray? This post contains videos

Green outplays Jazz while Celtics get roughed up in Washington

The Washington Wizards got physical as the clawed back their way back into their series.

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Other - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Ireland to play without fear as they look to turn a corner with historic win over England

After a difficult winter, Ireland begin a defining summer against near neighbours England at Bristol tomorrow.

Bolt fears a post-athletics 'belly', but isn't considering a retirement u-turn

The 30-year-old will hang up his spikes after this summer’s World Championships.

'I was thinking 'what do I have back home?'': 20-year-old Irvine on turning down pro chance in New York

The Belfast boxer seriously considered moving into the pro ranks whilst visiting family in America before Christmas.

Kawhi shines - but Spurs' playoff run suffers hammer blow with Tony Parker injury The Story Of Kawhi This post contains videos

Kawhi shines - but Spurs' playoff run suffers hammer blow with Tony Parker injury

Spurs level Rockets series at 1-1 but face an anxious wait on Tony Parker’s fitness.

Other - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Weeks after NFL retirement ex-Cowboys quarterback targets US Open qualification

It will be Tony Romo’s fourth attempt to reach the Major.

Andy Murray expects Sharapova to be given Wimbledon wildcard if needed

The world number one reckons the returning Russian will be there one way or another.

We're not in Kansas any more: Jamaal Charles has joined the Denver Broncos

“I always wanted to play with Denver,” says veteran running back,

Aussie Rules players are learning about Chinese culture ahead of historic AFL match

Port Adelaide Power and the Gold Coast Suns face off in Shanghai this month.

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From TheJournal.ie Not everyone is happy that Dublin's iconic greyhound track in Harold's Cross is to be sold Gone To The Dogs

Not everyone is happy that Dublin's iconic greyhound track in Harold's Cross is to be sold

The terms of the sale have not been disclosed.

Grieving Isaiah Thomas scores 53 in Celtics win while Warriors ease past Jazz NBA

Grieving Isaiah Thomas scores 53 in Celtics win while Warriors ease past Jazz

Thomas attended his sister Chyna’s funeral on Saturday after she died in a car accident.

Other - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Harold's Cross Stadium is being sold to make way for schools Sold

Harold's Cross Stadium is being sold to make way for schools

But nobody is saying for how much.

It's Stateside next for Katie Taylor before a planned world title fight in Dublin KT

It's Stateside next for Katie Taylor before a planned world title fight in Dublin

Promoter Eddie Hearn has indicated that the Bray boxer’s sixth professional bout could take place in Las Vegas, New York or Boston.

From TheJournal.ie The moment a young surfer was rescued after 32 hours at sea Belfast Coastguard

The moment a young surfer was rescued after 32 hours at sea

The Coastguard said that the man’s thick suit helped him survive for so long at sea.

From TheJournal.ie 'Any lower and things could have been a lot different': Irish boxer recovering following stabbing Belfast

'Any lower and things could have been a lot different': Irish boxer recovering following stabbing

Caoimhin Hynes was attacked by a group of men outside a McDonald’s over the weekend.

'A fantastic athlete with a willingness to work hard' - Tributes paid as Irish runner dies suddenly RIP

'A fantastic athlete with a willingness to work hard' - Tributes paid as Irish runner dies suddenly

Leitrim native Joanna Duignan passed away over the weekend.

'Revolutionary' plan to wipe existing world records in athletics

The European Athletics Council has proposed the move as a way to tackle the sport’s doping problems.

LeBron nails off-the-backboard alley-oop as Cavs see off Raptors Freak Of Nature This post contains videos

LeBron nails off-the-backboard alley-oop as Cavs see off Raptors

Elsewhere, James Harden was inspirational for the Houston Rockets in their second-round playoff victory over the San Antonio Spurs.

Other - Monday 1 May, 2017

Mark Selby lands world snooker championship with thrilling win over John Higgins

Selby became only the fourth player in the past 40 years to retain the title.

Team Sky suspend Italian cyclist for racially abusing rival during race

Gianni Moscon has been suspended for six weeks for racially abusing Kevin Reza on the Tour of Romandie.

Barry Hearn believes Anthony Joshua can become the Tiger Woods of boxing

“The Joshua effect is very similar to the Tiger Woods effect in golf.”

Fury boasts: I can beat 'pumped-up weightlifter' Joshua with one arm tied behind my back

Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has set his sights on regaining his belts from Anthony Joshua.

Toothless Celtics star plans quick dental work after shipping blow to face in playoffs Spot The Gap This post contains videos

Toothless Celtics star plans quick dental work after shipping blow to face in playoffs

Isaiah Thomas still starred as his side claimed game one against the Washington Wizards.

'I haven't lost faith but I'm also a realist and understand sometimes our 100% isn't good enough'

John Bracewell’s two years in charge of the Irish cricket team haven’t gone as he would have hoped and with a historic series against England this week, there is pressure on the head coach to turn results around with more and more questions being asked of him.

Other - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Mark Selby late show leaves World Championship final in the balance As It Stands This post contains videos

Mark Selby late show leaves World Championship final in the balance

A potentially disastrous day at the office ended with the defending champion trailing by just three frames.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite sports pics from the past week

These are the sporting images that have caught our eye over the past seven days.

Rafa looks the man to beat in French Open after easing to 10th Barcelona success

The Spaniard is in a rich vein of form at the moment.

Quiz: How well do you remember Ken Doherty's World Snooker Championship success?

Cast your mind back 20 years to that famous night at the Crucible.

From TheJournal.ie 'Declan Murphy dies in horror fall': The jockey writes about that fall, reading his own obituary and his long recovery EXTRACT

'Declan Murphy dies in horror fall': The jockey writes about that fall, reading his own obituary and his long recovery

More than twenty years after his accident Murphy, who spent four days in a medically induced coma, decided to tell his story.

Flying Finn Bottas holds off late Vettel surge to claim first F1 win

Another victory for Mercedes but Lewis Hamilton struggles in Russia.

Joshua says there's more to come as he eyes Fury after Wembley classic

Joshua stopped Wladimir Klitschko in an epic battle last night.

Neil Taylor's punishment for Coleman tackle and more in the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring Cian Healy and Ken McGrath.

Lucky break for Poulter as he gets to keep his PGA Tour card after all

The English golfer thought he had lost his playing rights for 2018, but a rules change has worked in his favour.

'It was the first time I felt as nervous as I did in 2012': Taylor rises to the Wembley occasion KT

'It was the first time I felt as nervous as I did in 2012': Taylor rises to the Wembley occasion

The Bray boxer recorded her fifth professional victory last night and could now be set to fight in Las Vegas this summer.

Other - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Anthony Joshua knocks out Wladimir Klitschko in world heavyweight epic

Joshua added the WBA title to his IBF belt but only after being knocked to the canvas by the 41-year-old Klitschko in the sixth round.

Willie Mullins lands trainers' championship crown on final day of Punchestown

It was a dramatic final day at Punchestown.

History-making Magees settle for bronze at European Championships

They take home Ireland’s first-ever medal from the tournament.

Unstoppable! Katie Taylor wins yet again and claims her first pro belt

She overcame Germany’s Nina Meinke at Wembley Stadium.

No Russian roulette for Ferrari thanks to first front-row lockout in 9 years F1

No Russian roulette for Ferrari thanks to first front-row lockout in 9 years

Mercedes’ run of 18 consecutive pole positions was brought to an end as Ferrari claimed a 1-2, headed by Sebastian Vettel.