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Pro12 Preview: Provinces name sides for this weekend's clashes
Leinster, Munster and Ulster face tough away games in Wales while Connacht entertain the Dragons at The Sportsground.
WATCH: Maradona kicks out at Al-Wasl fan
It’s okay though, because El Diego apologised. Some things will never change, eh?
Fergie defends Old Trafford medical team over Hargreaves injury claims
City midfielder says he felt like a “guinea pig” at times during his spell at United.
Kidney dismisses 'scandalous' fake injury accusations
Deccie hits back after former Wallaby Tim Horan accused Ireland of cheating their way to victory.
Azerbaijan accused of splashing $9m to buy boxing gold at 2012 Olympics
Olympic boxing once again in the spotlight over corruption allegations, as the International Amateur Boxing Association deny any wrongdoing.
McCarthy gets recall as Trap names squad for upcoming qualifiers
The 20-year-old Wigan midfielder is back in Trap’s plans for the games against Andorra and Armenia.
The 13 sports records that will never be broken
Outlandish feats of sporting excellence that will remain in the record books forever. Probably.
Watch: First ever Motocross front flip at the X games
19 year old Jackson Strong helped make it a clean sweep for Australia in the Moto X Best Trick category.
US TV station caught staging the finale of amateur golf tournament
Reporter arrived after the tournament had finished and competitors recreated the final putts.
Patriots swoop for Ochocinco and Haynesworth
New England trade late-round picks for two of NFL’s unsettled stars in a sensational move overnight.
Murphy at full-forward the only surprise for Cork
Injuries force Counihan’s hand as veteran midfielder returns from absence.
Watch Rooney pull the strings as United put four past Americans
Anderson, Park, Berbatov and Welbeck all on target in New Jersey. Did Berba mean this?
Carter back in black to take points record
The Number 10 returns to the starting lineup just two points shy of Johnny Wilkinson’s Test points total.
Kerry's Brian Sheehan looking to go long
Sharp-shooting forward says Limerick will provide a stern test for a Kerry side that haven’t played since the first weekend of July.
Who the hell is Sergio Aguero?
Named after a Japanese cartoon character and having a penchant for the language of elves, we bring you the lowdown on the man they call Kun.
Brazilian keeper may be charged with attempted murder after brutal kung-fu kick
Police are interviewing witnesses and have expressed their desire the charge Gustavo to the full extent of the law.
How much? The worst transfers in football history
Not all transfers work out. To say the least.
Barney forgets his darts but remembers to bring his game
Crowd favourite Van Barneveld eases into last 16 of World Matchplay despite leaving his darts at home.
Watch: Heartbreak for USA as Japan win Women's World Cup for first time
Japan twice came from behind to bring the tie to penalties, where the came out on top 3-1. Check it out here.
Deans defends Aussie side that was stunned by Samoa
Coach claims that focus should be on the poor performance rather than the team selection, as the Australian press lashes out.
That's a bad move: sport's biggest PR disasters
Rupert Murdoch’s new image consultants started yesterday. Today Rebekah Brook resigned. Here’s some of our most memorable PR disasters in sport.
Downing given green light to talk to Liverpool after fee agreed
Dalglish’s third signing of the summer takes their spending since january close to £100 million.
Focus: the last three Connacht football finals revisited
Last minute winners, one-point victories, three different champions in three years; the western province’s final usually doesn’t disappoint.
Confusion reigns as Sneijder saga drags on
United said to be willing to meet wage demands but uncertainty remains over whether Inter will let the Dutchman go.
Staunton in line for Anfield coaching role?
Kenny Dalglish first brought the Irishman to the club as a 17-year-old in 1986.
WATCH: Liverpool and Arsenal impress in pre-season runouts
Charlie Adam makes debut for Reds as they come out on top in seven goal bonanza while Arsenal cruise past Malaysian All Stars.
Woodward warns GB 2012 athletes to mind their language and keep their rooms tidy
Rugby World Cup-winning coach seeks to use his expertise to unify the British team and increase medal haul.
Spurs looking to offload Keane as part of Samba deal
The Ireland skipper’s contract expires next summer and the he appears to be on the way out of Tottenham.
Irish Medicines Board reports surge in illegal online drug purchases
Weight-loss drugs are the most popular, along with erectile dysfunction products and sedatives.
Vegas, baby: Maynooth students get invited to the football tennis World Cup
A drunken email originally led to a trip to Turkey. Now the lads have set up Football Tennis Ireland and are heading for Las Vegas in June to mix it with Andre Agassi.
Elizabeth Taylor was fashionably late for her own funeral
Colin Farrell recited a poem as Taylor was laid to rest in the same cemetery as her good friend Michael Jackson.
Chess world scandalised by alleged French cheating
Three team members suspended after a plot involving text messages, computers and coded signals was discovered.
Mormons on Broadway: Trey Parker and Matt Stone's new musical
The South Park creators have spent the last seven years writing ‘The Book of Mormon’ which opens on Broadway this week. We also take a look at some other musicals with religious themes.
Leinster boosted by new deals for Ross, Ruddock and O'Malley
Signings are a shot in the arm for the province ahead of a hectic month of Magners League and Heineken Cup action.
Sporadic sex increases the chances of heart failure
Research finds that “episodic” sex increases the chances of heart attack in those who are unfit.
Caldwell admits to trying to convince James McCarthy to turn his back on Ireland
Scottish vice-captain believes McCarthy is destined for big things but wants to see him represent the country of his birth.
One in three Irish businesses plan to expand in 2011
Confidence may be returning slowly to the Irish economy but funds to finance acquisitions are still hard to come by.
OMG, I ♥ the OED!
The Oxford English Dictionary has included the ‘heart’ symbol amongst its 45,437 new entries.
St Patrick’s Weekend road deaths up 50 per cent from last year
Six people were killed on the roads over the five-day period while 267 were arrested for drink driving.
Sexton and Reddan could feature against Dragons
Half-back pair among a number of internationals that could return for the Magners League tie on Sunday.