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 Tue, 24 May 2016 23:13:31 +0100 Tue, 24 May 2016 23:13:31 +0100 Sport News COLUMN: Ireland's defence looking settled It was open-training day down Lansdowne Road way this morning as the Republic of Ireland squad hosted thousands of screaming children on a school tour of sorts, enjoying the chance to see their heroes in the green jersey being put through their paces. Tue, 24 May 2016 20:39:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0524/790731-column-defence-in-place-as-ireland-squad-starts-t/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0524/790731-column-defence-in-place-as-ireland-squad-starts-t/ Report: Mourinho agrees personal terms with United Jose Mourinho has reportedly agreed personal terms to become Manchester United's next manager. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:13:31 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0524/790563-mourinho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0524/790563-mourinho/ VIDEO: Katie Taylor qualifies for Rio Olympics Katie Taylor has qualified for the Rio Olympics after winning her quarter-final against Mexico's Victoria Torres at the World Championships in the Kazakh capital of Astana. Tue, 24 May 2016 18:46:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0524/790646-katie-taylor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0524/790646-katie-taylor/ Murphy admits Keane is a tough act to follow Daryl Murphy has admitted the task of filling Robbie Keane's boots once he decides to hang them up will be daunting. Tue, 24 May 2016 16:39:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0524/790669-murphy-keane/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0524/790669-murphy-keane/ Derry and Athlone progress in FAI Cup Derry City knocked Drogheda United out of the FAl Cup tonight, while Athlone Town did just enough to see off Letterkenny Rovers. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:13:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0524/790754-derryu-and/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0524/790754-derryu-and/ Will Grigg hoping to shine for Northern Ireland Northern Ireland striker Will Grigg cannot escape the suggestion he is on fire at the moment and he hopes the viral chant that has gripped social media will make it across to the Euros with him this summer. Tue, 24 May 2016 21:29:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0524/790738-northern-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0524/790738-northern-ireland/ A Shin Hikari stars in Prix d'Ispahan Japanese sensation A Shin Hikari tore apart a rock-solid field on his European debut to win the Prix d'Ispahan at Chantilly. Tue, 24 May 2016 22:16:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0524/790749-a-shin-hikari-stars-in/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0524/790749-a-shin-hikari-stars-in/ Athletics Ireland rejects marathon bias claim Athletics Ireland has denied that it used a runner's background as part of its selection policy. Tue, 24 May 2016 18:50:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0524/790698-athletics-ireland-statement-sergiu-ciobanu/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0524/790698-athletics-ireland-statement-sergiu-ciobanu/ Roy Carroll joins Linfield ahead of Euro 2016 Northern Ireland goalkeeper Roy Carroll is returning home to play for Irish League side Linfield. Tue, 24 May 2016 21:44:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0524/790743-roy-carroll-joins-linfield-ahead-of-euros/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/euro-2016/2016/0524/790743-roy-carroll-joins-linfield-ahead-of-euros/ NFL to play 2021 Super Bowl in new LA stadium The NFL will stage the 2021 Super Bowl in Los Angeles, raising its profile in the country's second-largest media market after making a celebrated return to the city with the relocation of the Rams franchise to the West Coast starting next season. Tue, 24 May 2016 22:18:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/0524/790746-nfl-announce-super-bowl-locations/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/0524/790746-nfl-announce-super-bowl-locations/ Puspure qualifies for Rio after Swiss second place Rower Sanita Puspure has become the latest addition to Ireland's Olympic team after a superb performance in the final qualifying regatta in Switzerland. Tue, 24 May 2016 15:33:23 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rowing/2016/0524/790656-puspure-rio/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rowing/2016/0524/790656-puspure-rio/ Williams safely through as injury halts Azarenka Serena Williams made a blistering start to the defence of her French Open title and saw potential rivals Victoria Azarenka and Angelique Kerber fall at the first hurdle. Tue, 24 May 2016 20:43:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0524/790717-injury-ends-azarenkas-comeback-in-french-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0524/790717-injury-ends-azarenkas-comeback-in-french-open/ Gullen breaks away to grab Rás stage victory James Gullen claimed victory on Stage 3 of the An Post Rás with a gutsy bid for glory in the final stages of the 133.2km ride into Dingle. Tue, 24 May 2016 20:41:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0524/790649-gullen-ras-stage-victory/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0524/790649-gullen-ras-stage-victory/ Leading Derby runners enjoy spin at Epsom Connections of leading Investec Derby contender Wings Of Desire expressed deep satisfaction by the manner in which he handed the track at Epsom on Tuesday morning. Tue, 24 May 2016 17:36:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0524/790696-leading-derby-runners/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0524/790696-leading-derby-runners/ Found could feature in Coronation Cup Found could still run in the Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Cup at Epsom on Friday week. Tue, 24 May 2016 21:48:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0524/790701-coronation-cup-loses-found/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0524/790701-coronation-cup-loses-found/ 2008 Olympic medals at risk for Russia Russia could lose medals from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after 14 of its athletes tested positive for banned substances during re-tests conducted from eight-year-old samples, the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) said today. Tue, 24 May 2016 18:15:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0524/790708-beijing-medals-at-risk-for-russia-after-positive-r/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0524/790708-beijing-medals-at-risk-for-russia-after-positive-r/ Big guns progress at the French Open Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal wasted little time easing into the second round of the French Open. Tue, 24 May 2016 22:05:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0524/790648-murray-and-nadal-into-second-round-in-france/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0524/790648-murray-and-nadal-into-second-round-in-france/ Injury scare for Ronaldo ahead of European decider Cristiano Ronaldo provided Real Madrid with an injury scare but assured fans he will be fit for this weekend's Champions League final. Tue, 24 May 2016 16:34:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0524/790601-ronaldo-injury/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0524/790601-ronaldo-injury/ Ciara Mageean refuses to put cap on her ambitions Following her first injury-free winter in as long as she can remember, Ciara Mageean believes she is only starting to scratch the surface of her potential. Tue, 24 May 2016 12:55:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0524/790602-ciara-mageean/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0524/790602-ciara-mageean/ Liverpool complete signing of keeper Karius Liverpool have completed the signing of Mainz goalkeeper Loris Karius for £4.7million. Tue, 24 May 2016 17:49:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0524/790591-liverpool-transfers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0524/790591-liverpool-transfers/