RTÉ Sport paralymipcs http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport paralymipcs http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:58:41 +0100 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:58:41 +0100 Sport News Ibrahimovic confirms he's heading for Man United Zlatan Ibrahimovic has finally announced he's heading for Manchester United. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:35:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799309-ibrahimovic-confirms-hes-heading-for-man-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799309-ibrahimovic-confirms-hes-heading-for-man-united/ Galway's credentials on the line against Kilkenny Sunday's Leinster hurling final against Kilkenny will be an "acid test" for Micheál Donoghue's Galway as they strive for a first championship win over the Cats in four years. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:58:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799295-galway_kilkenny/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799295-galway_kilkenny/ Rory McIlroy experiments with swing in Paris Rory McIlroy's bid to bounce back from missing the cut in the US Open got off to an eventful start in the first round of the 100th French Open on Thursday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:34:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0630/799268-french-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0630/799268-french-open/ Liam Kearns calls for cool Tipperary heads Tipperary manager Liam Kearns believes that his side's ability to handle the pressure cooker environment of a Munster SFC final will play a major part in their quest to shock Kerry in Killarney on Sunday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:07:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799194-tipp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799194-tipp/ Southampton appoint Puel as Koeman successor The Saints say Claude Puel was the club's number one choice to replace Ronald Koeman as manager and has signed a three-year contract with the Premier League club. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:36:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799266-southampton-appoint-puel-as-koeman-successor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799266-southampton-appoint-puel-as-koeman-successor/ Donoghue: There's an extra spotlight on Galway Galway hurling boss Micheál Donoghue admits there's "an extra spotlight" on the Tribesmen this year, but has backed his charges to keep moving in the right direction. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:37:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799285-donoghue/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0630/799285-donoghue/ Evans sets up another British date for Federer Britain's Dan Evans kept his cool in uncharted territory on Thursday, downing 30th-seeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 7-6(6) 6-4 6-1 to sweep into the third round at Wimbledon and equal his best ever grand slam performance. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:24:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0630/799257-evans-sets-up-another-british-date-for-federer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0630/799257-evans-sets-up-another-british-date-for-federer/ Stuart Thompson suffering from performance anxiety Ireland all-rounder Stuart Thompson has revealed that his current absence from the game is due to the ongoing treatment he is receiving for performance anxiety. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:15:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2016/0630/799227-stuart-thompson/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cricket/2016/0630/799227-stuart-thompson/ Hamburg fans start petition to sign Will Grigg Supporters of Bundesliga side Hamburg have started a petition to urge the club to sign Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:15:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799205-hamburg-fans-start-petition-to-sign-will-grigg/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799205-hamburg-fans-start-petition-to-sign-will-grigg/ Welsh captain in 'good shape' for Belgium battle Wales captain Ashley Williams expects to be fully fit for tomorrow's Euro 2016 quarter-final against Belgium. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:26:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0630/799313-wales-captain-ashley-williams-expects-to-be-in-go/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0630/799313-wales-captain-ashley-williams-expects-to-be-in-go/ Munster award academy contracts to Irish U20 stars Fresh from their exploits at the World Rugby U20 Championship, Vincent O'Brien, Sean O'Connor and Shane Daly have all been awarded Munster Academy contracts for the coming season. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:38:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0630/799288-munster-award-academy-contracts-to-irish-u20-stars/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0630/799288-munster-award-academy-contracts-to-irish-u20-stars/ Gareth Southgate not interested in England job England Under-21s manager Gareth Southgate is not seeking to succeed Roy Hodgson, according to reports. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:47:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799158-england_gareth-southgate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799158-england_gareth-southgate/ Bournemouth sign French striker Mousset Bournemouth have signed Lys Mousset on a four-year deal from French side Le Havre for an undisclosed fee. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:04:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799279-bournemouth-sign-french-striker/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799279-bournemouth-sign-french-striker/ Blackwell 'amazed' by David Haye's £100k donation David Haye has donated almost £100,000 to Nick Blackwell to help the former British middleweight champion prepare for retirement. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:55:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0630/799299-nick-blackwell-david-haye/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0630/799299-nick-blackwell-david-haye/ Shanghai stump up €55.8 million for Hulk Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has joined Shanghai SIPG for a record €55.8 million. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:20:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799250-shanghai-sipg-for-a-record-55-8-million/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799250-shanghai-sipg-for-a-record-55-8-million/ The Gurkha heads Eclipse septet The Gurkha heads a seven-strong field for the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown on Saturday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:27:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0630/799235-coral-eclipse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0630/799235-coral-eclipse/ Keys stutters in second round win against Flipkins Madison Keys, the woman tipped as the most likely American successor to the Williams sisters, powered to a 6-4 4-6 6-3 victory against Kirsten Flipkens in the second round of Wimbledon today. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:57:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0630/799263-keys-stutters-in-second-round-win-against-flipkins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0630/799263-keys-stutters-in-second-round-win-against-flipkins/ Neymar ready to pen fresh three-year Barca deal Neymar is close to signing a three-year contract extension with Barcelona that will tie the Brazil captain to the La Liga champions until June 2021, club president Josep Maria Bartomeu announced on Thursday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:55:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799247-neymar-ready-to-pen-fresh-three-year-barca-deal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799247-neymar-ready-to-pen-fresh-three-year-barca-deal/ John Gosden aims two runners at Lancashire Oaks John Gosden has declared both Furia Cruzada and Lady Of Camelot as he tries to win the bet365 Lancashire Oaks for a seventh time at Haydock on Saturday. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:56:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0630/799243-john-gosden-aims-two-runners-at/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0630/799243-john-gosden-aims-two-runners-at/ McPhail draws on Leeds glory nights for Europa tie Stephen McPhail will draw on the glorious memories of Leeds United's European nights in the early noughties when Shamrock Rovers begin their Europa League quest at Tallaght Stadium tonight. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:26:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799197-mcphail-draws-on-leeds-glory-nights-for-europa-tie/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0630/799197-mcphail-draws-on-leeds-glory-nights-for-europa-tie/