RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:47:18 +0100 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:47:18 +0100 Sport News Barcelona transfer ban to remain in place Barcelona have failed in their bid to overturn a FIFA transfer embargo and will be unable to sign players next year. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:58:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0820/638295-barcelona-transfer-ban-to-remain-in-place/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0820/638295-barcelona-transfer-ban-to-remain-in-place/ Dublin have no special advantage insists Macauley Footballer of the Year Michael Darragh Macauley has rejected Jim McGuinness' suggestion that Dublin "are way out in front of any other team" in terms of player preparation. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:47:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0819/638166-dublin-have-no-special-advantage-insists-macauley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0819/638166-dublin-have-no-special-advantage-insists-macauley/ McMahon makes medley semi-final in Berlin Sycerika McMahon has progressed to the semi-finals of the 200m individual medley at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:30:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2014/0820/638259-mcmahon-makes-medley-semi-final-in-berlin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2014/0820/638259-mcmahon-makes-medley-semi-final-in-berlin/ Celts boss hopes lesson has been learnt Ronny Deila wants his Celtic side to use the chastening experience of defeat to Legia Warsaw to take advantage of their Champions League reprieve. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:12:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0820/638227-celts-boss-hopes-lesson-has-been-learnt/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0820/638227-celts-boss-hopes-lesson-has-been-learnt/ Armstrong admits he would still be lying Lance Armstrong says he would still be issuing strident denials if he hadn't been caught and then forced to admit to using performance-enhancing drugs to win the Tour de France. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:11:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2014/0820/638244-armstrong-admits-he-would-still-be-lying/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2014/0820/638244-armstrong-admits-he-would-still-be-lying/ Wenger confident after Besiktas stalemate Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger remains confident his men can finish the job and qualify for the Champions League after battling to a goalless draw against Besiktas in Istanbul, where midfielder Aaron Ramsey was sent off. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:06:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0820/638229-wenger-confident-after-besiktas-stalemate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0820/638229-wenger-confident-after-besiktas-stalemate/ Gibson ends tenure as Windies coach West Indies have mutually agreed to part company with coach Ottis Gibson with immediate effect. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:14:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/0820/638231-gibson-ends-tenure-as-windies-coach/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2014/0820/638231-gibson-ends-tenure-as-windies-coach/ Ambrose in clear to face Maribor Efe Ambrose will fly out to meet his Celtic team mates on Wednesday morning after originally being left in Glasgow with the Parkhead club believing he was banned for their Champions League play-off against Maribor. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:53:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0819/638165-ambrose-in-clear-to-face-maribor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0819/638165-ambrose-in-clear-to-face-maribor/ Battling Besiktas frustrate Arsenal Arsenal's place in the Champions League is far from assured after they were held to a 0-0 draw with Besiktas in Turkey in the sides' play-off first leg. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:53:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0819/638167-besiktas-v-arsenal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/champions-league/2014/0819/638167-besiktas-v-arsenal/ Nani departs as United sign Rojo Sporting Lisbon have sanctioned the sale of Marcos Rojo to Manchester United with winger Nani returning to Portugal as part of the deal. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:02:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0819/638155-nani-departs-as-united-sign-rojo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0819/638155-nani-departs-as-united-sign-rojo/ Grimley: Donegal will test Dubs but fall short Donegal don't have enough firepower up front to beat reigning All-Ireland champions Dublin, according to ex-Armagh boss Paul Grimley. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:56:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0819/638106-grimley-donegal-will-test-dubs-but-fall-short/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/0819/638106-grimley-donegal-will-test-dubs-but-fall-short/ Doyle exits at semi-finals stage Ireland's Fiona Doyle finished seventh in her semi-final of the the women's 100 metres breaststroke at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:59:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2014/0819/638012-doyle-advances-to-semis-in-berlin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/swimming/2014/0819/638012-doyle-advances-to-semis-in-berlin/ Smyth claims 100m gold at European Championships Jason Smyth has won gold in the T12 100m at the IPC European Championships in Swansea. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:12:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2014/0819/638121-smyth-claims-100m-gold-at-european-championships/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2014/0819/638121-smyth-claims-100m-gold-at-european-championships/ McCourt lands contract at Brighton Brighton & Hove Albion have completed the signing of Northern Ireland international Paddy McCourt on a one-year deal. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:45:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0819/638160-mccourt-lands-contract-at-brighton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/0819/638160-mccourt-lands-contract-at-brighton/ International trip could be ideal for Australia Australia tries what connections feel could be his ideal distance of just over a mile and quarter for the first time in the Juddmonte International at York on Wednesday. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:41:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0819/638157-international-trip-could-be-ideal-for-australia/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/0819/638157-international-trip-could-be-ideal-for-australia/ Suarez chomping at the bit after difficult summer New Barcelona forward Luis Suarez admitted he was concerned for his future in the days following his four-month FIFA ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini but is now putting the saga behind him. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:22:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0819/638105-suarez/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/european/2014/0819/638105-suarez/ Irish Under-19s beaten by Denmark The Republic of Ireland Women's Under-19 side suffered a disappointing 4-0 friendly defeat by Denmark in their first game of the new campaign in Nykobing this evening. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:48:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0819/638170-irish-under-19s-beaten-by-denmark/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/0819/638170-irish-under-19s-beaten-by-denmark/ Corona Borealis misses out on victory at Sligo Connacht Derby second Corona Borealis again had to settle for the runner-up spot on his return to Sligo. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:33:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0819/638168-corona-borealis-misses-out-on-victory-at-sligo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/0819/638168-corona-borealis-misses-out-on-victory-at-sligo/ Kerr critical of Dalymount debacle Former Republic of Ireland manager Brian Kerr has referred to the postponed match between Bohemians and Shamrock Rovers at Dalymount Park as both a "a shambles" and "an embarrassment". Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:30:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0819/638035-dalymount-debacle-a-shambles-says-kerr/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/irish/2014/0819/638035-dalymount-debacle-a-shambles-says-kerr/ Avenir Certain dismisses Deauville rivals Avenir Certain stamped her class on the Shadwell Prix de la Nonette as she maintained her unbeaten record at Deauville. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:29:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/0819/638145-avenir-certain-dismisses-deauville-rivals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2014/0819/638145-avenir-certain-dismisses-deauville-rivals/