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Dublin: 14 °C Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Today’s News

Three men arrested over the murder of British tourists on Thai beach

The two people, both in their 20s, were found beaten to death early on Monday morning.

From The Score Sproles rolls over Colts as Eagles claim win from 14 points down 2 And Oh

Sproles rolls over Colts as Eagles claim win from 14 points down

The running back came up with the big plays as Chip Kelly’s Philly stay unbeaten.

US bombs Islamic State near Baghdad for first time

Last week Obama ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State.

Obama sends 3,000 US troops to West Africa to ‘turn the tide’ on Ebola

The current outbreak has killed 2,400 people so far.

From The Score 5 things to look out for on the first night of the Champions League group stages It's Back

5 things to look out for on the first night of the Champions League group stages

Arsenal will be looking to win in Dortmund for the second season running, while Liverpool return to the competition and last season’s runners-up Atletico Madrid are also in action.

Yesterday’s News

Countries to support Iraq by “any means necessary” against Islamic State

30 diplomats met today in Paris on the issue.

From The Score I’m not a child abuser, says reinstated NFL star Adrian Peterson Statement

I’m not a child abuser, says reinstated NFL star Adrian Peterson

After being charged with injuring his four-year old son with the branch of a tree, the player could feature in the Minnesota Vikings’ next game.

From The Score Tiger laughs off Rory’s suggestion that he’s coming to the end of his career Bantz

Tiger laughs off Rory’s suggestion that he’s coming to the end of his career

McIlroy had said Woods and Phil Mickelson were on the ‘last few holes’.

Belgium has agreed to “mercy kill” a convicted rapist

The convict says that he has “unbearable psychic suffering”.

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Two British tourists murdered on Thai island after beach party

The two were found with head wounds in the popular resort of Koh Tao.

From The Score Anelka attempts to kick-start career in India alongside Irish defender Comeback

Anelka attempts to kick-start career in India alongside Irish defender

Colin Falvey has joined the Kerala Blasters on loan.

From The Score Will we ever see Mayweather-Pacquiao? Floyd insists he’s ‘not ducking or dodging’ Money

Will we ever see Mayweather-Pacquiao? Floyd insists he’s ‘not ducking or dodging’

“If a Pacquiao fight presents itself then let’s make it happen.”

German court puts first alleged Islamic State jihadist on trial

Prosecutors say there is no evidence he was plotting an attack in Germany.

From The Score One reason United failed under David Moyes is because he banned chips – Rio Ferdinand Moyes Or Chips

One reason United failed under David Moyes is because he banned chips – Rio Ferdinand

The former defender reveals all in his autobiography #2sides.

From Business ETC The owners of Miller and Bavaria want to buy Heineken – but the Dutch are holding out HEI-NO

The owners of Miller and Bavaria want to buy Heineken – but the Dutch are holding out

SABMiller is the second-largest brewing company in the world, Heineken is third.

From The Score Van Gaal underlines title ambition and asks more of Di Maria On The Up

Van Gaal underlines title ambition and asks more of Di Maria

The former Netherlands boss also explained why his move away from three-at-the-back was purely due to circumstances.

Nations meet in Paris to discuss how to defeat Islamic State

Representatives of 20 nations will take part.

Sunday 14 September, 2014

From The Score If you’re short a few bob, try Billy Horschel – he just beat Rory McIlroy to an $11.4m payday FedEx Cup

If you’re short a few bob, try Billy Horschel – he just beat Rory McIlroy to an $11.4m payday

The 27-year-old won more money today than he had since turning professional five years ago.

From The Score Contador makes it a Vuelta hat-trick as Dan Martin finishes seventh Magic Number

Contador makes it a Vuelta hat-trick as Dan Martin finishes seventh

It’s an incredible performance from the Irish cyclist.

Scientists unveil magnetic gadget that can strip toxins out of blood

The device, which has only been tested in rats so far, could be adapted one day for removing Ebola from blood, they said.

From The Score Angel delight as Di Maria shines to give van Gaal first Premier League win At Last

Angel delight as Di Maria shines to give van Gaal first Premier League win

Falcao also made his first appearance for Manchester United.

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From The Score Nonu injury opens All Blacks door for Sonny Bill Return Of The King

Nonu injury opens All Blacks door for Sonny Bill

Sonny Bill Williams could start in the autumn internationals after Nonu broke his arm yesterday.

From The Score Toulon slump at home while Clermont pile pressure on Toulouse Upsets Galore

Toulon slump at home while Clermont pile pressure on Toulouse

The reigning champions lost at home for the first time since January last night.

Australia sending 600 troops to join US against Islamic State – but not for combat

400 air personnel and about 200 military personnel followed a formal request from Washington for Australia to contribute to the international coalition.

From The Score Bruce critical of Newcastle job talk Disrespectful

Bruce critical of Newcastle job talk

The Hull boss doesn’t want to discuss any potential opening at Newcastle.

North Korea sentences American man to six years of hard labour

Matthew Miller was arrested in April after he allegedly ripped up his visa and demanded asylum in North Korea.

From The Score Mayweather outpoints Maidana to extend perfect record Unanimous Decision

Mayweather outpoints Maidana to extend perfect record

Mayweather won the fight on all three scorecards.

Saturday 13 September, 2014

From The Score Derby delight for Atletico over big-spending Real Bragging Rights

Derby delight for Atletico over big-spending Real

A second consecutive La Liga defeat for Carlo Ancelotti’s side leaves them already six points adrift of leaders Barca.

From The Score Agbonlahor shoots down shot-shy Liverpool Upset

Agbonlahor shoots down shot-shy Liverpool

Paul Lambert’s Aston Villa side have not lost at Anfield since December 2010.

From The Score Contador closes on Tour of Spain treble, Ireland’s Dan Martin drops to seventh Crunch Time

Contador closes on Tour of Spain treble, Ireland’s Dan Martin drops to seventh

It will be his sixth Grand Tour success after wins in the Tour de France in 2007 and 2009 and the 2008 Giro d’Italia.

From The Score Neymar double continues Barca’s perfect start Business As Usual

Neymar double continues Barca’s perfect start

The Brazilian had been left out of the starting line-up after his exertions in captaining his country.

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From The Score Four-star Southampton pile pressure on Pardew Wrap

Four-star Southampton pile pressure on Pardew

Meanwhile, Everton beat West Brom while Tottenham were held by Sunderland.

From The Score Celtic get back to winning ways after narrow victory over Aberdeen Just About

Celtic get back to winning ways after narrow victory over Aberdeen

Goals from Jason Denayer and Kris Commons put them in control though the Dons very nearly earned a point late on.

From The Score Arsenal denied by late Demichelis header Report

Arsenal denied by late Demichelis header

Arsene Wenger will feel his side have made progress after suffering a succession of painful defeats against their top four rivals.

The best quotes from Scotland’s independence referendum campaign

Should they stay or should they go? Here’s what people have been saying.

From The Score Pumas still await their first Rugby Championship win as Aussies edge them Down Under Hanging On

Pumas still await their first Rugby Championship win as Aussies edge them Down Under

A late rally from the Argentines ensured a nervy finale for the Wallabies.

More than £1 million floods in to support dog shelter destroyed by blaze

The fire claimed the lives of 53 animals and a 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with it.

From The Score South Africa blow late chances to let All Blacks off the hook Missed Opportunity

South Africa blow late chances to let All Blacks off the hook

South Africa had two great opportunities to snatch a win in Wellington.

From The Score O’Shea stunned by scale of Saracens loss Utter Annihilation

O’Shea stunned by scale of Saracens loss

Harlequins were thumped 39-0 at home by a ruthless Saracens side last night.

From The Score Former NFL MVP Adrian Peterson indicted for child abuse Scandal

Former NFL MVP Adrian Peterson indicted for child abuse

Peterson allegedly hit his son with a tree branch.

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