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 Fri, 9 Dec 2016 15:58:00 +0000 Fri, 9 Dec 2016 15:58:00 +0000 Sport News IOC to test every Russian sample from London 2012 The International Olympic Committee said that a new report on state-sponsored doping in Russia had revealed "a fundamental attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and on sport in general". Fri, 9 Dec 2016 19:27:04 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1209/837809-ioc-to-test-every-russian-athlete-from-london-2012/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1209/837809-ioc-to-test-every-russian-athlete-from-london-2012/ No lack of motivation for Katie Taylor Katie Taylor insists she is not struggling for motivation ahead of her second professional bout in the space of just two weeks. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 15:58:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1209/837797-taylor-not-lacking-for-motivation/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1209/837797-taylor-not-lacking-for-motivation/ RTÉ secures 31 live matches in latest GAA deal RTÉ will screen 31 live championship matches on television and have secured exclusive radio coverage as part of the new five-year broadcasting rights deal agreed with the GAA. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:53:37 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1209/837708-gaa-rights/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1209/837708-gaa-rights/ McCormack the star name in Irish team at Euros Fionnuala McCormack will spearhead a strong Irish team at the European Cross Country Championships in Sardinia on Sunday, with the main action from Chia set to be broadcast on RTÉ2 from 11am. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:58:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1209/837807-european-cross-country-championships/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1209/837807-european-cross-country-championships/ Sport Ireland calls for strong Russian sanctions Sport Ireland Chief Executive John Treacy has called for the 'strongest possible action' against Russia following the damning WADA report into a state-sponsored doping cover-up. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 16:05:43 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1209/837767-john-treacy/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1209/837767-john-treacy/ Connolly and Farrell honoured by Leinster GAA Dublin footballer Diarmuid Connolly and Kilkenny hurler Jonjo Farrell have been named as the inaugural winners of the Pearse Medal for 2016. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:52:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1209/837784-connolly-and-farrell-honoured-by-leinster-gaa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1209/837784-connolly-and-farrell-honoured-by-leinster-gaa/ Conte plays down Chelsea favourite tags Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has played down talk of his team being favourites to win the Premier League title as premature and warned his players to stay focused when they host West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 15:10:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1209/837781-conte-plays-down-chelsea-favourite-tags/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1209/837781-conte-plays-down-chelsea-favourite-tags/ Theatre Guide prevails in Cheltenham thriller Theatre Guide opened his account for the campaign after snatching a last-gasp victory in the Unicoin Group Handicap Chase at Cheltenham. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:09:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1209/837773-cheltenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1209/837773-cheltenham/ Provinces bolstered by returning internationals Munster, Ulster and Connacht all welcome back Ireland internationals to their teams for this weekend's Champions Cup action. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:30:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1209/837726-provinces-bolstered-by-returning-internationals/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1209/837726-provinces-bolstered-by-returning-internationals/ Klopp has no time frame for Sturridge return Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he does not know when striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit to return to action. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:23:55 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1209/837766-klopp-has-no-time-frame-for-sturridge-return/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1209/837766-klopp-has-no-time-frame-for-sturridge-return/ Djakadam seeking second John Durkan Memorial Chase Djakadam heads a small but select field of five in Sunday's John Durkan Memorial Chase at Punchestown. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:47:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1209/837721-djakadam/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1209/837721-djakadam/ Ward expects mixed fortunes for Irish provinces Tony Ward is predicting a contrasting weekend of action for the Irish provinces involved in the Champions Cup. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:53:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1209/837678-tony-ward/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1209/837678-tony-ward/ Springboks make sweeping structural changes South Africa's rugby union announced major changes to the structure of the game in the country on Friday, but resisted the immediate temptation to dismiss embattled coach Allister Coetzee. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:58:38 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1209/837754-springboks-make-sweeping-structural-changes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1209/837754-springboks-make-sweeping-structural-changes/ Content O'Gara rules out Connacht move Ronan O'Gara has dismissed speculation linking him as a possible replacement for outgoing Connacht coach Pat Lam, insisting he has no intention of leaving Racing 92. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:39:34 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1209/837634-ronan-ogara/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1209/837634-ronan-ogara/ WADA investigation reveals 'unprecedented' doping More than 1,000 Russian athletes in 30 Olympic and Paralympic sports benefited from a state-sponsored doping cover-up between 2011 and 2015, an investigation funded by the World Anti-Doping Agency has found. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:13:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1209/837701-maclaren-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1209/837701-maclaren-report/ London to host four Gridiron games in 2017 The NFL has announced that there will be four regular-season games hosted in London next year for the first time. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 14:56:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/1209/837778-london-to-host-four/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2016/1209/837778-london-to-host-four/ Douvan to be tested on return at Cork Douvan will face his biggest field since making his chasing debut as seven take him on as he returns to action in the Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Cork on Sunday. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 11:18:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1209/837700-douvan-to-be-tested-on-return-at-cork/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1209/837700-douvan-to-be-tested-on-return-at-cork/ Spurs win can kick-start title challenge - Pogba Paul Pogba is desperate for Manchester United to end their frustrating league run when Tottenham visit this weekend, and says the aim is still the Premier League title. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:48:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1209/837740-paul-pogba/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1209/837740-paul-pogba/ Have your say in the RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year Vote for the RTÉ Sport Awards Sportsperson of the Year in association with Sport Ireland in the poll below. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:26:23 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1202/836026-choose-a-sports-person-of-the-year/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/1202/836026-choose-a-sports-person-of-the-year/ Kenny reflects on 'fantastic' European campaign Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny has urged Dundalk to continue their improvement next season after his side bowed out of the Europa League. Fri, 9 Dec 2016 12:18:17 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837600-dundalk-boss-rues/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1208/837600-dundalk-boss-rues/