RTÉ Sport sport headlines http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport sport headlines http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Wed, 1 Jul 2015 07:44:44 +0100 Wed, 1 Jul 2015 07:44:44 +0100 Sport News Aldo out of McGregor featherweight title fight UFC featherweight champion Jose Also has withdrawn from his 11 July title fight with Conor McGregor due to his damaged bruised rib. Wed, 1 Jul 2015 07:48:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2015/0701/711851-aldo-out-of-mcgregor-featherweight-title-fight/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2015/0701/711851-aldo-out-of-mcgregor-featherweight-title-fight/ Argentina power into Copa America final Angel Di Maria scored twice and Lionel Messi was in inspired form as Argentina made it into the Copa America final with a 6-1 hammering of Paraguay. Wed, 1 Jul 2015 07:44:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/711846-argentina-crush-paraguay-to-reach-copa-america-fin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0701/711846-argentina-crush-paraguay-to-reach-copa-america-fin/ Hyland's heroics give Rovers the edge Craig Hyland made two remarkable second half saves in the proverbial game of two halves at the Stade d'Oberkorn in Differdange, Luxembourg. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:15:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711779-shamrock-rovers/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711779-shamrock-rovers/ Paul Nicholls: Kauto Star was everybody's horse Trainer Paul Nicholls has told RTÉ Sport of his sadness at the passing of 16-time Grade One winner Kauto Star, who he said was "so good for National Hunt racing". Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:15:38 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0630/711768-paul-nicholls-kauto-star-was-everybodys-horse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0630/711768-paul-nicholls-kauto-star-was-everybodys-horse/ Leicester sack manager Nigel Pearson Nigel Pearson has been sacked as manager of Leicester despite keeping the Foxes in the Barclays Premier League last season. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:32:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711780-leicester-sack-manager/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711780-leicester-sack-manager/ Paul Dunne books his place at the Open Irish amateur golfer Paul Dunne has secured his place at the 144th British Open by winning the final qualifying tournament at Woburn Golf Club. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:32:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0630/711792-paul-dunne-books-his-place-at-the-open/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/0630/711792-paul-dunne-books-his-place-at-the-open/ Wins for Nadal, Federer and Murray at Wimbledon Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer and Andy Murray all got their Wimbledon campaigns off to an impressive start with straight-sets victories today. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:16:45 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0630/711705-mens-day-two/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0630/711705-mens-day-two/ Sweden lift Euro U21 crown with shootout victory Sweden's organisation, spirit and tenacity saw them upset the odds and secure their first ever European Under-21 Championship at the expense of overriding favourites Portugal. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:31:02 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711823-sweden-goalkeeper-patrik-carlgren-saved-two-penalt/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711823-sweden-goalkeeper-patrik-carlgren-saved-two-penalt/ Kvitova cruises but Bouchard and Halep crash out Reigning champion Petra Kvitova began the defence of her Wimbledon title in emphatic style as Eugenie Bouchard and Simona Halep crashed out. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 21:42:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0630/711710-womens-day-two/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2015/0630/711710-womens-day-two/ Conor Mortimer: Dublin defence hasn't been tested Former Mayo star Conor Mortimer believes it is too early to tell whether Dublin have improved defensively on last year as they haven't been put under pressure yet. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:54:52 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0630/711696-conor-mortimer-dublin-defence-hasnt-been-tested/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0630/711696-conor-mortimer-dublin-defence-hasnt-been-tested/ Aldridge: Ibe will surpass Sterling Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge believes selling Raheem Sterling to Manchester City is a "win-win" for the club as they have a better replacement in Jordon Ibe. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:19:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711734-aldrige-sell-sterling-ibe-could-be-even-better/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711734-aldrige-sell-sterling-ibe-could-be-even-better/ Jack Byrne makes loan move from City to Cambuur Republic of Ireland Under-21 international Jack Byrne has been loaned out to Dutch Eredivisie side Cambuur from Manchester City. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:50:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711719-jack-byrne-makes-loan-move-from-man-city-to-cambuu/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711719-jack-byrne-makes-loan-move-from-man-city-to-cambuu/ Mo Farah insists he is "100 per cent clean" Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has insisted he is "100 per cent clean" but admitted he would sever all ties with Alberto Salazar if doping allegations against the coach were proven. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:41:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0630/711808-mo-farah/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0630/711808-mo-farah/ Usain Bolt pulls out of Paris Diamond League Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt's troubled season continued on Tuesday when he pulled out of the Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meetings due to a leg injury. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:05:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0630/711771-usain-bolt/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0630/711771-usain-bolt/ Emma Smyth calls time on Ireland career Emma Smyth has decided to call time on her international career after six years at the heart of the Ireland midfield. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:21:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2015/0630/711749-emma-smyth-retires-from/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/hockey/2015/0630/711749-emma-smyth-retires-from/ Gold Cup legend Kauto Star put down following fall Paul Nicholls hailed Kauto Star as a "once in a lifetime" horse after the dual Cheltenham Gold Cup winner had to be put down due to injuries sustained in a paddock accident. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:17:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0630/711642-kauto-star-put-down-following-fall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0630/711642-kauto-star-put-down-following-fall/ Greatest Days: Kauto Star Kauto Star has been put down after suffering pelvis and neck injuries in a fall in a paddock. What were his most famous days on a racecourse? Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:17:28 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0630/711668-career-overview-kauto-star/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0630/711668-career-overview-kauto-star/ FAI debt currently stands at €51.2million The Football Association of Ireland's debt now stands at €51.2m according to its most recent accounts. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:25:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/news/2015/0630/711638-fai-debt-stands-at-51-2million/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/news/2015/0630/711638-fai-debt-stands-at-51-2million/ Free agent Stephen Quinn signs for Reading Reading have signed Republic of Ireland international Stephen Quinn on a three-year contract, with the option of a fourth year. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:25:19 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711666-free-agent-stephen-quinn-signs-for-reading/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711666-free-agent-stephen-quinn-signs-for-reading/ VIDEO: On this day - Ireland v Italy 1990 On this day in 1990 Toto Schillaci broke Irish hearts in the quarter finals of the World Cup. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:10:11 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711664-video-ireland-1990-we-wouldve-won-the-cup-bu/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0630/711664-video-ireland-1990-we-wouldve-won-the-cup-bu/