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, 29 Jul 2015 12:24:57 +0100 Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:24:57 +0100 Sport News Brian Cuthbert steps down as Cork manager The Cork County Board are on the hunt for a new football manager following the news that Brian Cuthbert has called time on his reign with the Rebels. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:00:10 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717903-cuthbert-to-step-down-from-cork-role-report/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717903-cuthbert-to-step-down-from-cork-role-report/ Michel Platini to stand for FIFA presidency Michel Platini has formally announced he will run for the FIFA presidency, saying he wants to restore dignity to the world governing body. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:24:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717965-michel-platini-to/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717965-michel-platini-to/ Angry Mourinho hits out at Benitez's wife Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has told the wife of Rafael Benitez that she should "take care of her husband's diet" after responding to a jibe from Montse Benitez. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:31:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717887-mourinho-tells/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717887-mourinho-tells/ Dublin and Clare boycott Camogie 'coin-toss' The future of this season's All-Ireland senior camogie championship is in question after Dublin and Clare both pulled out of today's drawing of lots for a place in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:34:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717890-dublin-and-clare-boycott-camogie-coin-toss/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717890-dublin-and-clare-boycott-camogie-coin-toss/ Big Race Build-Up: The Galway Plate Watch and read views from trainers, jockeys, bookmakers and journalists ahead of one of the festival highlights, the The Tote.Com Galway Plate (5.30pm, RTÉ 2). Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:43:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717837-video-mullins-and-walsh-on-galway-plate-team/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717837-video-mullins-and-walsh-on-galway-plate-team/ VIDEO: Paul Brady's five-in-a-row dream Cavan's Paul Brady is aiming for an unprecedented fifth consecutive world handball title at next month's World Championships in Calgary, Canada while Antrim's Aisling Reilly is going for two in a row. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:15:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717933-paul-brady-a/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/0729/717933-paul-brady-a/ Joe Duffy to fight Dustin Poirier in Dublin Joe Duffy, the last man to beat Conor McGregor, will face Dustin Poirier in the lightweight headline bout at UFC's Fight Night at the 3Arena in Dublin on 24 October. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:25:08 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/mma/2015/0729/717962-joe-duffy-to-fight-dustin-poirier-in-dublin/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/mma/2015/0729/717962-joe-duffy-to-fight-dustin-poirier-in-dublin/ Mullins thrilled to ride Bob in Galway Plate Patrick Mullins is thrilled to have picked up the ride on multiple Group One winner Boston Bob in Wednesday's thetote.com Galway Plate. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:53:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717746-galway-wednesday-preview-plate/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717746-galway-wednesday-preview-plate/ Transfer news: James Chester joins West Brom West Brom have completed the signing of Hull's James Chester in a deal worth up to £8million. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:08:13 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717930-bayern-offer/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717930-bayern-offer/ Hutton brings in Hegarty as new Derry assistant Derry City have confirmed Paul Hegarty has rejoined the club as assistant manager to Peter Hutton. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:59:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717955-hutton-brings-in-hegarty-as-new-derry-assistant/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717955-hutton-brings-in-hegarty-as-new-derry-assistant/ Moviesta gets King George go ahead Moviesta is one of three previous winners of the Qatar King George Stakes running at Goodwood on Friday. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:31:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/717948-moviesta-gets-king-george-go-ahead/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0729/717948-moviesta-gets-king-george-go-ahead/ Begovic insists he won't settle for the bench New Chelsea signing Asmir Begovic insists he has no desire to play second fiddle to first-choice goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:57:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717911-begovic-insists-he-wont-settle-for-the-bench/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717911-begovic-insists-he-wont-settle-for-the-bench/ Team Ireland claims gold at Special Olympics Team Ireland's claimed their first gold medals at the Special Olympics World Summer Games as 21-year-old gymnast Kirsty Devlin from Belfast came out on top in her Rope competition in Gymnastics Rhythmic Level 1. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:58:42 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0729/717895-team-ireland-claims-gold-at-special-olympics/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0729/717895-team-ireland-claims-gold-at-special-olympics/ Celtic ready for Champions League: Armstrong Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong is hoping home advantage can help the Hoops earn a comfortable lead from the first leg of their Champions League qualifier against Qarabag. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:03:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717888-celtic-ready-for-champions-league-test-armstrong/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/0729/717888-celtic-ready-for-champions-league-test-armstrong/ Tokyo Games chief apologises for stadium fiasco Tokyo 2020 Games chief Yoshiro Mori has formally apologised to the International Olympic Committee after plans for the city's new Olympic stadium were scrapped earlier this month over ballooning costs. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:53:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0729/717907-tokyo-games-chief-apologises-for-stadium-fiasco/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/0729/717907-tokyo-games-chief-apologises-for-stadium-fiasco/ Hint of a Tint takes feature in Galway Hint Of A Tint gave trainer David Wachman another big-race winner with victory in the Topaz Mile Handicap at Galway. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:31:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0728/717831-hint-of-a-tint-takes-topaz-title-in-galway/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0728/717831-hint-of-a-tint-takes-topaz-title-in-galway/ Dublin & Clare to learn fate on Wednesday The Camogie Association has confirmed that a drawing of lots will take place on Wednesday to decide whether Dublin or Clare progress to meet Wexford in the All-Ireland quarter-finals. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:19:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/camogie/2015/0728/717808-dublin-clare-to-learn-fate-on-wednesday/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/camogie/2015/0728/717808-dublin-clare-to-learn-fate-on-wednesday/ Brady's 'deflategate' four-game ban upheld NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension for the New England Patriots quarterback's role in the 'deflategate' scandal. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:44:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2015/0728/717835-bradys-deflategate-four-game-ban-upheld/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/us-sport/2015/0728/717835-bradys-deflategate-four-game-ban-upheld/ VIDEO: McCoy yet to decide on plan for future AP McCoy joined Robert Hall and Ted Walsh during RTÉ's Galway Races coverage to talk about how he's approaching his retirement and what he might do next. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:01:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717823-video-ap-mccoy-interview-with-robert-hall/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/0728/717823-video-ap-mccoy-interview-with-robert-hall/ Top dogs Mullins & Walsh win Galway opener Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh repeated what they did on the opening evening of the Galway Festival as Long Dog rewarded favourite backers in the Topaz Novice Hurdle. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:17:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0728/717827-top-dogs-mullins-walsh-win-galway-opener/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/irish/2015/0728/717827-top-dogs-mullins-walsh-win-galway-opener/