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 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:34:00 +0100 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:34:00 +0100 Sport News Swamp Fox battles to win Connacht Hotel Handicap Swamp Fox overcame a difficult wide draw to win the Connacht Hotel Handicap, the feature race on day one of the Galway Festival. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:49:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0725/804826-swamp-fox-battles-to-win-galway-feature-on-day-1/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0725/804826-swamp-fox-battles-to-win-galway-feature-on-day-1/ Keaney: Players deserve any extra help they get Former Dublin dual star Conal Keaney has said the GAA and GPA's new agreement is a huge stride forward that will help give players the one luxury they currently don't enjoy: rest. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:34:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804834-keaney-new-gpa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804834-keaney-new-gpa/ Tips and previews: Galway Festival Day 2 Declan Meagher marks your card for the televised races on the second day of action from Ballybrit, where the feature event is the Colm Quinn BMW Mile. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:05:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0725/804824-tips-and-previews-galway-festival-day-2/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0725/804824-tips-and-previews-galway-festival-day-2/ Stoke City snap up £13m Joe Allen Stoke have confirmed the signing of Wales midfielder Joe Allen from Liverpool. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:39:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804829-stoke-city-snap-up-l13m-joe-allen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804829-stoke-city-snap-up-l13m-joe-allen/ Australians hail 'fantastic' Village progress The head of Australia's Olympic delegation in Rio de Janeiro said on Monday that organisers had made "fantastic" progress in addressing concerns over unfinished housing at the official village and her team expected to move into its accommodation on Wednesday. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:31:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0725/804839-australians-hail-fantastic-village-progress/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0725/804839-australians-hail-fantastic-village-progress/ Weld eyes step up in grade for Right Honourable Galway king Dermot Weld will look to step Right Honourable (5-4 favourite) up in grade after he stayed on strongly to take the Claregalwayhotel.ie EBF Maiden. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:00:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0725/804831-weld/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0725/804831-weld/ Seven Russian swimmers out of Rio Olympics Swimming's world governing body FINA has banned three Russian swimmers from going to the Rio Games, with four more being withdrawn from the team by the Russian Olympic Committee. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:19:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0725/804751-seven-russian-swimmers-out-of-rio-olympics/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0725/804751-seven-russian-swimmers-out-of-rio-olympics/ Donnelly concern for Tyrone ahead of quarter-final Tyrone's Mattie Donnelly is a doubt for his county's All-Ireland quarter-final appearance at Croke Park on 6 August. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:23:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804763-mattie-donnelly/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804763-mattie-donnelly/ Doping whistleblower Stepanova appeals Rio ban Russian 800m runner and doping whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova has asked the International Olympic Committee to review its decision to ban her from competing at the Rio Games. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:43:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0725/804808-doping-whistleblower-stepanova-appeals-rio-ban/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0725/804808-doping-whistleblower-stepanova-appeals-rio-ban/ Man United head home after disastrous China trip Manchester United are heading home after their taxing pre-season trip to China came to a shambolic end. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:31:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804690-man-united-head-home-after-disastrous-trip-to-chin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804690-man-united-head-home-after-disastrous-trip-to-chin/ Podcast: Greater influence for GPA in new deal On what has been described as a "historic milestone", present and past players give their reaction to new financial arrangement between the GAA and GPA. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:14:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804726-podcast/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804726-podcast/ GAA and GPA reveal €6.2m partnership deal The GAA and Gaelic Players Association have announced a new framework agreement worth €6.2m per year which will see a number of "significant" improvements for inter-county players. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:58:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804675-gaa-and-gpa-reveal-6-2m-framework-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804675-gaa-and-gpa-reveal-6-2m-framework-deal/ Wexford Youths' Delaney makes Championship move Burton manager Nigel Clough has described Irish teenager Ryan Delaney as a "natural" after the Championship club confirmed the signing of the Wexford Youths player. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:07:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804786-irish-teen-ryan-delaney-makes-championship-move/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804786-irish-teen-ryan-delaney-makes-championship-move/ Mick Lillis steps down as Laois manager Laois are on the hunt for a new football manager after Mick Lillis stepped down from the position on Monday. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:39:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804718-mick-lillis-steps-down-as-laois-manager/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804718-mick-lillis-steps-down-as-laois-manager/ Dundalk's McMillan hopeful of Bate shock Dundalk's top scorer David McMillan remains hopeful that the Irish club can build on last year's performance against BATE Borisov and cause a huge upset in the third round of the Champions League qualifiers. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:32:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804714-dundalk-s-david-mcmillan-hopeful-of-bate-shock/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804714-dundalk-s-david-mcmillan-hopeful-of-bate-shock/ NFL find 'no evidence' in Manning doping probe The NFL has declared it has found "no credible evidence" that two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Peyton Manning used human growth hormone following allegations made during a TV documentary. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:04:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/0725/804793-nfl-find-no-evidence-in-manning-doping-probe/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/0725/804793-nfl-find-no-evidence-in-manning-doping-probe/ Mullins hopes Briar Hill can prove worth at Galway Briar Hill attempts to give his career a much-needed boost when he makes his fencing debut in the Latin Quarter Beginners Chase at Galway on Tuesday. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:22:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0725/804753-mullins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0725/804753-mullins/ Liverpool fined €16K by UEFA for crowd trouble Liverpool have been fined €16,000 by UEFA following crowd trouble before and during their UEFA Europa League final Sevilla in Basle in May. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:12:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804713-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804713-liverpool/ Eddie Brennan: Clare hurling at a crossroads Eddie Brennan does not envisage Davy Fitzgerald or Donal Óg Cusack stepping away from the Clare set-up, but says the team is at a crossroads after the All-Ireland quarter-final defeat to Galway. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:20:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804613-eddie-brennan-clare-hurling-at-a-crossroads/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0725/804613-eddie-brennan-clare-hurling-at-a-crossroads/ Allardyce: My success started at Limerick Sam Allardyce said he has no doubt he's tough enough to deal with the challenges of the England manager's job, as he reflected on his journey from Limerick to one of the biggest international jobs in the game. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:50:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804650-bullish-sam-allardyce-ready-for-england-challenge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0725/804650-bullish-sam-allardyce-ready-for-england-challenge/