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, 18 Dec 2014 07:18:44 +0000 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:18:44 +0000 Sport News Raheem Sterling strikes twice as Liverpool advance Raheem Sterling bagged a brace as Liverpool returned to winning ways with a 3-1 victory against Championship leaders Bournemouth in the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup at Dean Court. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:58:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-cup/2014/1217/667565-bournemouth-v-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-cup/2014/1217/667565-bournemouth-v-liverpool/ Carter agrees to join Racing Metro New Zealand star Dan Carter has announced he will join wealthy French club Racing Metro at the end of 2015 on a three-year contract. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:18:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2014/1218/667607-carter-agrees-to-join-racing-metro/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/european/2014/1218/667607-carter-agrees-to-join-racing-metro/ Tottenham thrash Newcastle in Capital One Cup Tottenham hammered Newcastle 4-0 at White Hart Lane as they stylishly secured their place in Capital One Cup semi-finals. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:01:52 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-cup/2014/1217/667566-tottenham-v-newcastle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-cup/2014/1217/667566-tottenham-v-newcastle/ VIDEO: Andy Lee ecstatic with Limerick homecoming Newly-crowned WBO middleweight world champion Andy Lee fulfilled another dream today as he raised his world title belt aloft on arrival at Shannon Airport before attending a civic reception in Limerick. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:01:10 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1217/667474-video-andy-lee-on-surreal-return-to-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1217/667474-video-andy-lee-on-surreal-return-to-ireland/ Naismith extends Everton contract Steven Naismith has signed a three-year extension to his Everton contract, committing him to the club until the summer of 2019. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:26:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1218/667609-naismith-extends-everton-contract/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1218/667609-naismith-extends-everton-contract/ Liverpool land Chelsea in Capital One Cup semis Liverpool will face Premier League leaders Chelsea in the semi-finals of the Capital One Cup, while League One side Sheffield United have been drawn against Tottenham. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:55:13 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-cup/2014/1217/667577-liverpool-land-chelsea-in-capital-one-cup-semis/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english-cup/2014/1217/667577-liverpool-land-chelsea-in-capital-one-cup-semis/ Willie Mullins reveals Christmas plans Boston Bob and On His Own are both in line to represent Willie Mullins in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown as the champion trainer bids to win one of the Festive period's biggest prizes for the first time. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:47:35 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1217/667536-willie-mullins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1217/667536-willie-mullins/ Michael Garcia resigns from FIFA post US lawyer Michael Garcia has resigned as FIFA's independent ethics investigator after losing his appeal challenging the findings to clear Russia and Qatar to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:32:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/1217/667511-michael-garcia-resigns-from-fifa-post/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/international/2014/1217/667511-michael-garcia-resigns-from-fifa-post/ San Lorenzo set up Real Madrid showdown Substitute Mauro Matos scored a stoppage-time winner as San Lorenzo sealed their place in the final of the Club World Cup following a 2-1 victory over Auckland City FC. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:20:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2014/1217/667591-san-lorenzo-set-up-real-madrid-showdown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/world/2014/1217/667591-san-lorenzo-set-up-real-madrid-showdown/ Suspended ban for Martin Castrogiovanni Toulon's former Leicester prop Martin Castrogiovanni has received a suspended four-match ban after he admitted a misconduct complaint. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:46:50 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/champions-cup/2014/1217/667594-suspended-ban-for-martin-castrogiovanni/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/champions-cup/2014/1217/667594-suspended-ban-for-martin-castrogiovanni/ Andre Villas-Boas and Spurs at odds over the past Tottenham have accused Andre Villas-Boas of rewriting history after their former manager claimed the club reneged on promises. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:46:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1217/667554-andre-villas-boas-and-spurs-at-odds-over-the-past/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/english/2014/1217/667554-andre-villas-boas-and-spurs-at-odds-over-the-past/ Kimmage opens up about O'Driscoll split Journalist and author Paul Kimmage has shed further light on a row "over a very silly little interview" that determined his parting of ways with Brian O'Driscoll as ghostwriter to the former Ireland star's recent autobiography. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:51:12 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2014/1217/667470-kimmage-on-odriscoll/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2014/1217/667470-kimmage-on-odriscoll/ Delon Armitage handed 12-week suspension Toulon's Delon Armitage has been suspended for 12 weeks as a result of a misconduct complaint lodged against him following his club's match against Leicester in the Champions Cup. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:57:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/champions-cup/2014/1217/667571-delon-armitage-handed-12-week-suspension/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/champions-cup/2014/1217/667571-delon-armitage-handed-12-week-suspension/ Ally McCoist continues as Rangers manager Ally McCoist will continue as Rangers manager for the time being following his first meeting with the Rangers directors since he handed in his resignation. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:14:31 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1217/667549-ally-mccoist-continues-at-rangers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/scottish/2014/1217/667549-ally-mccoist-continues-at-rangers/ Sign Of A Victory ruled out of Ladbroke after rain Ante-post favourite Sign Of A Victory is set to miss The Ladbroke at Ascot on Saturday because of the rain-softened ground. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:28:40 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1217/667528-sign-of-a-victory-ruled-out-of-ladbroke-after-rain/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1217/667528-sign-of-a-victory-ruled-out-of-ladbroke-after-rain/ Lexus no longer on Many Clouds' horizon Hennessy winner Many Clouds will not be running in the Lexus Chase and is likely to reappear for a Gold Cup trial in the new year. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:56:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1217/667520-lexus-no-longer-on-many-clouds-horizon/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/uk/2014/1217/667520-lexus-no-longer-on-many-clouds-horizon/ Ireland to face England in final World Cup warm-up Ireland will face England at Twickenham in their final Rugby World Cup warm up fixture, after two games against Wales and another against Scotland, the dates of which were confirmed today. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:01:00 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1217/667440-ireland-fixtures-released/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/irish-international/2014/1217/667440-ireland-fixtures-released/ Connections of Sizing Europe monitoring ground Sizing Europe is poised to run at Leopardstown over Christmas as long as conditions are suitable. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:28:49 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1217/667366-sizing-europe-set-for-leopardstown-run/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2014/1217/667366-sizing-europe-set-for-leopardstown-run/ Jim Gavin pays tribute to 'devoted' Andy Kettle Dublin football manager Jim Gavin has paid a glowing tribute to the late Dublin GAA chairman Andy Kettle. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:45:20 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1217/667407-gavin-pays-tribute-to-the-late-andy-kettle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/football/2014/1217/667407-gavin-pays-tribute-to-the-late-andy-kettle/ Trainer fears for Crolla's career after attack World title contender Anthony Crolla may never fight again after being brutally attacked while confronting burglars, his trainer Joe Gallagher fears. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:15:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1217/667381-crolla-title-fight-off-after-burglar-attack/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2014/1217/667381-crolla-title-fight-off-after-burglar-attack/