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Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'The best feeling in the world' as Sharapova makes winning return following 15-month ban She's Back This post contains videos

'The best feeling in the world' as Sharapova makes winning return following 15-month ban

The former world number one beat Roberta Vinci in straight sets at the Stuttgart Open.

Joey Barton says he's been forced into retirement after receiving 18-month ban for gambling

The Burnley midfielder is disappointed with the ‘harshness’ of the decision and intends to appeal.

Video refereeing will be used at next year's World Cup for the first time

Fifa boss Gianni Infantino has confirmed the news today.

Bundee Aki could face suspension after misconduct charge

The Connacht star is set to attend a Disciplinary Hearing in Cardiff via video link tomorrow.

They've done it again! Harrington and Power win epic Gold Cup with Sizing John

Cheltenham champ wins Wednesday’s big race at Punchestown in a photo finish.

Analysis: 4 minutes that sum up Saracens' brilliance against Munster

In an utterly absorbing passage of play, Saracens killed off the Champions Cup semi-final.

Being the son of a Galway football great, learning from Meehan and All-Ireland U21 hopes

Michael Daly is bidding for glory with Galway next Saturday.

Keane: People are recognising now that the League of Ireland is a good platform LOI

Keane: People are recognising now that the League of Ireland is a good platform

The ex-Ireland skipper believes young players who don’t succeed at British clubs first time around have an alternative route via the domestic game.

All-Ireland senior hurling winner departs Tipperary panel

The 31-year-old was an unused substitute against Galway last Sunday.

Closer look: Joey Barton bet on his own team 30 times and had just three wins

The suspended midfielder’s statement included plenty of extra details.

Kevin Doyle's seven-figure salary puts him in the top 30 MLS earners

The Ireland and Colorado Rapids striker is set to earn a base salary of $1 million.

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break

The five-time champion was knocked out by last year’s runner-up Ding Junhui.

QUIZ: Can you name this United or City player based on their previous clubs?

It’s the Manchester Derby tomorrow night.

'I've got one more adventure left in me' - Keane puts retirement talk on hold for final move

Ireland’s all-time record goalscorer isn’t planning to hang up the boots just yet.

Kilkenny, Mícheál and Brennan to feature in final episode as TG4's Seó Spóirt to end after 11 years

Dara Ó Cinnéide will be joined by well-known guests on Friday night.

Sharapova returns to professional tennis today, 15 months after revealing positive drugs test

However, plenty of players aren’t happy that she is being granted wildcard entries into tournaments.

Paul Pogba ruled out of Manchester derby

The France international will miss the midweek encounter but there is better news for Ander Herrera.

'I'm a fighter, there's part of me looking forward to this challenge'

Ireland captain Seamus Coleman has given his first interview since his leg break against Wales.

Wales defender gets two-game ban for horror tackle that broke Coleman's leg

Fifa have extended Neil Taylor’s suspension by one match.

Alexis Sanchez won't be sold to another Premier League club says Wenger

The Gunners boss remains convinced that the Chilean will stay put, with his services likely to be retained even if he does not commit to fresh terms

Lowry finds the right balance between family and golf after a 'whirlwind' two years

The 30-year-old has a big summer ahead but the birth of his daughter has given Lowry a fresh perspective on life on Tour.

Mike Ross counting the blessings as he prepares for clean break from rugby

The prop will step away from the game to take up a job with a software company.

More misery for Moyes as FA charge Sunderland boss over 'slap' remark to female reporter

The Sunderland boss’s comments were deemed to have brought the game into disrepute.

Kieran McGeeney banned for 12 weeks over incident with official - reports

The Armagh manager allegedly had a verbal altercation with Joe McQuillan.

One of the Toronto Blue Jays made an amazing flip over another player to score last night Flying High This post contains videos

One of the Toronto Blue Jays made an amazing flip over another player to score last night

Chris Coghlan of the Blue Jays made one of the plays of the season.

Several arrests made after police raid Newcastle and West Ham over transfer dealings

Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs officers swooped on St James’ Park and London Stadium this morning.

Ronnie O'Sullivan's Crucible challenge is hanging by a thread against Ding

Ding on the brink of World Championship semis after opening up 10-6 lead.

Serena pressed 'wrong button' to reveal pregnancy

She quickly deleted the Snap.

James Harden and the Rockets ended Russell Westbrook's historic season last night

The Rockets beat the Thunder 105-99 to win their playoff series.

Mourinho: City favourites for top four, not United

We have a Manchester derby tomorrow night.

'Leinster don't need a trophy to show progress, we want one because we're desperate for success'

The wounds from Sunday’s Champions Cup exit are still raw for Leinster and Johnny Sexton but there are also huge positives to take heading into the final weeks of the season.

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan on Munster's attack and Leinster's regrets Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan on Munster's attack and Leinster's regrets

The former Ireland head coach looks back on the Irish provinces’ semi-final defeat in Europe.

'He doesn't defend like a luxury player': Ringrose perfect fit for Lions

Warren Gatland’s squad will be a poorer place if the Leinster centre doesn’t travel, says Shane Horgan.

As you were: Erasmus happy to stick with same coaching team for next season

Jerry Flannery, Felix Jones and Jacques Nienaber are all set to stay put.

Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Tottenham star Eriksen talked up for Barcelona move

The Denmark international has been linked with a transfer to Camp Nou after catching the eye in the Premier League.

Pogba might regret leaving Juventus for Man United - Barzagli

The defender thinks his former team-mate would like to have been part of the Turin giants’ good run in the Champions League

Kaka, Andrea Pirlo and the top 10 highest earners in MLS

Kaka tops the list of Major League Soccer’s highest-paid players for a third straight year.

Joy for ex-Ireland U21 international as Huddersfield boost Premier League bid

Sean Scannell started, while the Terriers secured a Championship play-off spot at Molineux.

Watch: Former England striker hailed a hero after rescuing children from yacht Leading By Example This post contains videos

Watch: Former England striker hailed a hero after rescuing children from yacht

James Beattie didn’t hesitate when confronted with a crisis.