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Athletes call for better diet education for young girls

Thu, 25 May 2017 23:22:13 +0100

Two of Ireland's leading sportswomen have called for greater education to help young people - particularly girls - develop healthy relationships with food.

Golden Boy warns McGregor he'd be outclassed in 'farce'

Thu, 25 May 2017 23:33:36 +0100

Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya says Floyd Mayweather's much talked-about potential showdown with Conor McGregor is a 'farce' and he fears it could do irreparable damage to the sport's already tarnished image.

LOI Digest: Another fab Friday in store in top flight

Thu, 25 May 2017 23:35:52 +0100

We've all the latest news ahead of a full programme of fixtures in the SSE Airtricity League Premiers Division, including the clash of Cork City and Shamrock Rovers at Turner's Cross.

Keane is hoping that new comers can grab their chance

Thu, 25 May 2017 23:35:48 +0100

Roy Keane is hoping that some of the inexperienced players who have been at the Republic of Ireland's training camp in Cork this week can go on to become international regulars.

Ferguson hopes Europa win can help a grieving city

Thu, 25 May 2017 22:39:37 +0100

Alex Ferguson believes Manchester United's Europa League triumph may have given the city a slight lift following Monday's devastating terrorist attack that killed 22 people.

Lowry best of the Irish at BMW PGA Championship

Thu, 25 May 2017 23:35:08 +0100

Ireland's Shane Lowry carded a four-under-par 68 at Wentworth to lie two shots off the pace set by Sweden's Johan Carlsson at the BMW PGA Championship.

GAA Digest: Five changes for Tyrone

Thu, 25 May 2017 23:03:37 +0100

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has made five changes to his team for Sunday's Ulster quarter-final showdown with Derry from the side that took the field in their last League game.

Gallery: A mixed day at Rás for An Post Chain Reaction

Thu, 25 May 2017 22:40:30 +0100

Stage five of the Rás was a mixed bag for the An Post Chain Reaction team as Regan Gough won the 181km trek from Buncrana to Dungloe, but Matthew Teggart lost the leader's yellow jersey to James Gullen

Silva likely to be in demand after Hull exit

Thu, 25 May 2017 20:29:54 +0100

Hull have announced the departure of head coach Marco Silva. The 39-year-old opted to leave his position following a meeting with the club's owners on Wednesday night.

Captain Coleman set for significant sideline role

Thu, 25 May 2017 19:05:13 +0100

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has said Seamus Colman is improving physically and mentally as he prepares to meet up with squad ahead of the World Cup qualifier with Austria on 11 June.

'Tad' Furlong making impression on Lions team-mates

Thu, 25 May 2017 19:43:04 +0100

They may not be able to pronounce his name correctly just yet but Tadhg Furlong is getting the seal of approval from two fellow Lions forwards.

Navas, Clichy and Caballero leave Manchester City

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:12:48 +0100

Manchester City have confirmed the departures of winger Jesus Navas, left-back Gael Clichy and goalkeeper Willy Caballero.

O'Brien and Sexton boost for Lions

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:10:54 +0100

Lions coach Andy Farrell has revealed Sean O'Brien is on the verge of a return full fitness, while Johnny Sexton has taken a full part in training.

Keane sends condolences as Manchester clubs unite

Thu, 25 May 2017 17:11:14 +0100

Roy Keane has offered his condolences to the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing, while the city's two football clubs have combined to pledge £1million to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.

Dumoulin tightens his grip on pink jersey in Italy

Thu, 25 May 2017 18:03:11 +0100

American Tejay van Garderen sprinted to a first Grand Tour victory ahead of Team Sky's King of the Mountains leader Mikel Landa on stage 18 of the Giro d'Italia, where Tom Dumoulin retained his overall lead.

Churchill heads field of six for Irish 2,000 Guineas

Thu, 25 May 2017 15:44:18 +0100

Churchill will face just five rivals as he bids for a Classic double in the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas at the Curragh on Saturday.

O'Sullivan: Munster must be perfect to fulfil 'destiny'

Thu, 25 May 2017 10:53:40 +0100

Munster have "no room for error" if they are to claim the Pro12 title on Saturday, according to Eddie O'Sullivan.

Lee Chin: Davy Fitzgerald in remote control of Wexford

Thu, 25 May 2017 11:39:57 +0100

Lee Chin has revealed that Davy Fitzgerald is still having "an impact" on his Wexford side, despite an eight-week ban restricting the manager to contacting his players via mobile phone.

Totti to bring curtain down on 24-year Roma career

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:32:00 +0100

Francesco Totti has said Sunday's Serie A match against Genoa will be his last as a Roma player.

Garry Monk quits Leeds hot seat

Thu, 25 May 2017 14:33:17 +0100

Garry Monk has resigned as manager of Leeds, the Sky Bet Championship club have announced.