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Jonny Evans signs three-deal with Leicester
West Brom defender Jonny Evans has completed a cut-price move to Leicester subject to Premier League approval, the Foxes have announced.
Washington Capitals win Stanley Cup for first ever
The Washington Capitals have won NHL’s Stanley Cup for the first time in their 44-year history after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3.
Paddy Jackson has been signed to French club Perpignan
Former Ulster rugby player Paddy Jackson has been signed to French side Perpignan.
'He?s growing all the time and it?s a huge opportunity for him' - Peter O'Mah...
Ireland captain Peter O’Mahony has backed fly-half Joey Carbery to take the huge opportunity handed to the 22-year-old when he starts the first Test against Australia on Saturday morning.
Football rumours from the media
Jack Grealish’s future is featured in the papers for a second day.
Juan Martin del Potro out to end Rafael Nadal?s French Open stranglehold
Dominic Thiem will play Marco Cecchinato in the other semi-final.
Gareth Southgate delighted with England?s preparations ahead of World Cup
The Three Lions followed up a win against Nigeria with a victory over Costa Rica.
Seamus Power leads after opening round of St Jude Classic
Seamus Power holds a one-shot lead heading into the second day of the St Jude Classic in Memphis.
Relentless Rowers: Cork crew who took on the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge
Here they talk about their experience at the Port of Cork.
Nabil Fekir close to Liverpool move
Reds are showing serious transfer intent.
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Ricciardo edges out Hamilton in German GP first practice
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo pips Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes to fastest time by just 0.004 seconds in first practice at the German Grand Prix.
Liverpool sign Alisson for world record fee for keeper
Liverpool make Alisson the world's most expensive keeper as they sign the Brazilian from Roma on a six-year contract for a reported £66.8m.
Valtteri Bottas: Mercedes driver signs one-year contract extension
Finn Valtteri Bottas will stay at Mercedes as Lewis Hamilton's team-mate in 2019 after agreeing a one-year extension.
'He can become the one above the stars' - Ibrahimovic on Pogba, Rooney and le...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic speaks to BBC Sport about Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney, leaving Manchester United and that debut goal for LA Galaxy.
Mata scores as Man Utd draw against Mexican side on US tour
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Thursday's pre-season draw with Club America in Arizona "pushed us to levels we are not prepared for".
Ricciardo to start last at German GP after penalties
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo will start Sunday's German Grand Prix from the back of the grid because of engine penalties.
Guardiola wants to 'find a solution' for keeper Hart to leave Man City
Pep Guardiola says he wants to "find a solution" so goalkeeper Joe Hart does not have to see out the final year of his contract at Manchester City.
Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver agrees £40m-a-year deal until 2020
Four-time world champion Lewis Hamilton agrees a lucrative deal to stay at Mercedes until the end of 2020.
Man Utd legend Neville in Twitter row with rival football club owner
Gary Neville is accused of trying to "steal" promotion for Salford City in a social media row with Accrington's owner.
Thomas wins second Tour stage in a row as Froome comes fourth
Geraint Thomas wins his second Tour de France stage in a row to extend his yellow jersey lead as Sky team-mate Chris Froome finishes fourth.
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Jack Conan: European glory will be tarnished if we lose
Jack Conan is heading for Saturday's Pro14 semi-final showdown with Munster desperate to avoid a defeat that would "tarnish" Leinster's season.
Lineker: England should 'write off' World Cup
Gary Lineker believes England should "write off" any hopes of doing well in this summer's World Cup and blood some youngsters.
Recognition on the double for Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola has been named the League Managers Association manager of the year after a record-breaking season with Manchester City.
Refreshed Clare captain relishing Munster opener
Clare captain Pat O'Connor can't wait for the start of the Munster Championship and after a "refreshing" April, has Cork firmly in his sights this weekend.
Porterfield: There were a lot of special moments
Ireland captain William Porterfield reflects on what was a historic five days in Malahide as Ireland played their maiden Test match against Pakistan.
'Tipp are probably going to beat us and beat us well'
Waterford manager Tom McGlinchey believes his underdogs have little chance of upsetting Tipperary this weekend in the Munster Championship, but has sympathy for his counterpart Liam Kearns.
'It's embarrassing' - Offaly turmoil as players revolt
The fallout from Offaly's Championship defeat to Wicklow continues with a number of players indicating that they are unwilling to play for the current management team.
'Cruel but correct' - Corcoran reflects on red card
Ireland Under-17 goalkeeper Jimmy Corcoran has thanked supporters for their well wishes following the controversial penalty defeat to the Netherlands, but says the referee's decision was correct.
Villa see off Boro to seal play-off date with Fulham
Aston Villa beat Middlesbrough 1-0 on aggregate after a 0-0 draw at Villa Park on Tuesday to seal their place in the Championship playoff final where they will meet Fulham.
Ireland face Italy in November Soldier Field clash
Ireland will return to the United States in November and have agreed to play Six Nations rivals Italy in Chicago on November 3, the IRFU have confirmed.