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This year
2023
Leigh Halfpenny calls an end to his run with Wales after 101 caps
34-year-old to finish up with the test against The Barbarians.
Bayern Munich crash out of German Cup after injury-time penalty
In Italy, Romelu Lukaku snatched a late draw for Inter Milan in fiery cup clash at Juventus.
Last year
2022
Sky Sports announce end of TV broadcast partnership with the GAA
Sky Sports confirmed the news in a statement today.
Nash retires from club hurling: 'I took off my boots for the final time and got emotional'
Two-time All-Star Anthony Nash has brought an end to his playing career.
Shelbourne's Champions League adventure ends in defeat to Valur
Icelandic side progress to the Round 2 qualifier at Shels’ expense.
Chris Froome forced out of Tour de France after positive test for Covid-19
The 37-year-old is now targeting the Vuelta a Espana in August.
Enda McGinley stands down as Antrim manager after loss against Leitrim
The Antrim county board released a statement confirming the news.
Two national records but no World Indoor finals for Ireland's 4x400m relay teams
Mixed emotions on the closing day in Belgrade.
Seven-time Super Bowl winner and NFL icon Tom Brady officially retires
The 44-year old confirmed the news in a lengthy statement posted on social media.
James O'Donoghue announces Kerry retirement
The 2014 Footballer of the Year and two-time All-Star has struggled with injury issues in recent years.
All time
Kilkenny's last All-Ireland winning captain calls time on inter-county career
Joey Holden: ‘Time now to bring an end to my time with Kilkenny.’
Colin Fennelly announces Kilkenny retirement after winning 10th county title with Ballyhale
Fennelly opted out of the Kilkenny set-up in 2021 and will not be returning.
Andy Murray’s Wimbledon comeback ends with third-round loss
Murray was unable to conjure more heroics as he fell to a 6-4 6-2 6-2 defeat to Denis Shapovalov.
Connacht confirm six more departures
They join Quinn Roux, Stephen Fitzgerald and Sean O’Brien in bidding farewell to the province.
Connacht's European season ends with high-scoring defeat to Leicester
Andy Friend’s men scored 32 points but conceded 48 in their Challenge Cup clash.
Munster stalwart Billy Holland to retire at the end of the season
The 35-year-old Corkman has made 241 appearances during a career that has spanned 14 seasons.
Veteran Galway goalkeeper James Skehill announces retirement
The Cappataggle man, who turns 33 next year, is stepping away from inter-county hurling.
'A pleasure and a privilege' - Cork All-Ireland winner Walsh moves on from the county game
The Kanturk man was part of Cork’s Sam Maguire triumph in 2010.
Dublin defender Darren Daly announces retirement from inter-county football
‘I’ve tried to push the body one more time but unfortunately it’s not to be,’ the 33-year-old said.
World Cup-winning Germany winger retires from football at 29
Andre Schürrle provided the assist for his country’s winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final.
Sol Campbell leaves role as manager of relegated League One club
The former England and Arsenal defender had been in charge at Southend United since October.
Former Ireland underage international bids farewell to Arsenal
Nathan Tormey, a 20-year-old winger, says he turned down the offer of a three-year contract extension.
Dominant Toulouse crush Connacht's Champions Cup hope
Toulouse sealed their qualification and conceded just a penalty try despite finishing with 13 men.
Henrik Larsson quits as Helsingborg manager after two months due to verbal abuse from fans
The 47-year-old oversaw eight games in charge during his second spell as manager.
David Meyler's difficult spell at Reading has come to an end
The Republic of Ireland midfielder has agreed to the mutual termination of his contract with the club.
Egypt manager sacked and FA president resigns after shock African Cup of Nations exit
The Pharaohs last-16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations proved costly for Javier Aguirre and his staff.
Ex-Ireland defender Delaney retires following short stint with Waterford
The 37-year-old says he’s stepping aside to allow more opportunities for the club’s younger players.
Thiem ends Djokovic's bid for history by setting up French Open final against Nadal
Djokovic was bidding to join Rod Laver in the Grand Slam history books, but came up short on Saturday.
'My Mayo days are done,' says Staunton as decision to be made on AFLW future
The 37-year-old has shut the door on a return to inter-county action.
'One of rugby's truly great players' - Saracens announce Burger departure
The former World Player of the Year will return to his native South Africa at the end of the season.
McCabe retires at 30 after a career that delivered every major honour in domestic football
He spent the last two seasons at Bray Wanderers.
Three-time Premier League winner Joe Cole announces retirement
‘I hope the next two decades are as special as my last 20 years as a professional have been.’
Ulster announce immediate retirement of Ireland international Chris Henry
The back-row forward, who was capped 24 times by Ireland, is in his 10th season with the northern province.
Jamie Heaslip announces his retirement with immediate effect
The 34-year-old won 95 caps for Ireland.
'I hate to go, but I'm afraid I'll have to leave': Bryan Dobson signs off on his final Six One
Dobson has presented RTÉ’s Six One News since 1996.
Fleet commander faces 'sacking' in wake of USS John S McCain collision
The decision to remove Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin comes after a number of ship collisions in East Asia.
'I won't see Trump's inauguration, I'll be over the Atlantic': US Ambassador bows out with Obama
“There is a lot of unpredictability ahead of us. I’m an optimist by nature … I hope President Trump is successful.”
The pioneering Rosetta probe has crash-landed on Comet 67P
Wild cheering erupted in the mission control centre in Darmstadt, as spacecraft operations manager Sylvain Lodiot announced the official end of mission.
Limerick stalwart calls time on inter-county career
Pa Ranahan, 32, has decided to bow out after last weekend’s defeat to Cork.
Royal disaster! Meath's summer over as they collapse and cough up 7-point lead to Derry
Damian Barton’s side book their place in Round 3 with a superb second-half performance.