RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport news http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:11:00 +0100 Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:11:00 +0100 Sport News OCI will not see independent ticketing report The Executive Council of the Olympic Council of Ireland has said they will not view an independent report into ticket arrangements for the Rio Olympics. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:51:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1027/827437-oci/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/1027/827437-oci/ Schmidt decision 'huge' for Irish rugby - IRFU Joe Schmidt's contract extension brings "certainty" to Irish rugby according to IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora, who was adamant the recent contentious decision on Ruan Pienaar's future was the correct one. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:11:00 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1027/827426-schmidht/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1027/827426-schmidht/ Dunne says beach holiday helped him over slump Golfer Paul Dunne has said a summer holiday with friends to Florida helped him to get over a mid-season slump and secure his European Tour card for next year. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:24:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1027/827432-paul-dunne/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1027/827432-paul-dunne/ 'Serious failings' in Olympic anti-doping - WADA A report by the World Anti-Doping Agency into the anti-doping operation employed at the Rio 2016 Games has criticised "serious failings". Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:29:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1027/827431-rio-anti-doping-operation-had-serious-failings/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1027/827431-rio-anti-doping-operation-had-serious-failings/ Hearn targets Dublin world title shot for Taylor Eddie Hearn wants to lead "national icon" Katie Taylor to a world title bout in Dublin after confirmation that she has joined the professional circuit with promoters Matchroom Boxing today. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:53:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1027/827375-hearn-blown-away-by-national-icon-taylor/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1027/827375-hearn-blown-away-by-national-icon-taylor/ Castleknock overcome odds to reach Dublin decider Ciaran Kilkenny has his eye on another huge prize with a Dublin team after guiding underdogs Castleknock to a surprise county SFC final place. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 21:33:49 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1027/827433-castleknock-overcome-odds-to-reach-dublin-decider/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/1027/827433-castleknock-overcome-odds-to-reach-dublin-decider/ Shaw hoping to help United kick on in league Luke Shaw wants to earn manager Jose Mourinho's trust and help Manchester United kick on up the table. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:34:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827443-shaw-united/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827443-shaw-united/ Rosberg's 'childhood dream' beckons in Mexico Championship leader Nico Rosberg has admitted he will be fulfilling a "childhood dream" if he secures the Formula One title in Mexico. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 19:17:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/1027/827414-rosbergs-childhood-dream-beckons-in-mexico/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/motorsport/2016/1027/827414-rosbergs-childhood-dream-beckons-in-mexico/ O'Connell: All Black ties can help Ireland improve Paul O'Connell insists it is "brilliant scheduling" that Ireland must face the record-breaking All Blacks twice in three weeks. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:48:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1027/827356-oconnell/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1027/827356-oconnell/ Moyes charged with misconduct after cup defeat The FA has charged Sunderland boss David Moyes with misconduct over his behaviour in Wednesday's 1-0 EFL Cup fourth-round defeat at Southampton. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:33:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827406-moyes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827406-moyes/ At a glance: Dublin Marathon 2016 19,500 people will take to the capital's streets this Sunday for the 2016 Dublin Marathon. Here's everything you need to know. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:32:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1027/827366-at-a-glance-dublin-marathon-2016/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/1027/827366-at-a-glance-dublin-marathon-2016/ Katie Taylor to make pro debut at Wembley Katie Taylor will begin life as a professional fighter with a Wembley Arena bout next month - before fighting on the undercard of Anthony Joshua's IBF world heavyweight title defence in December. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:48:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1027/827272-taylor-to-fight-on-joshua-undercard-as-she-turns/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/1027/827272-taylor-to-fight-on-joshua-undercard-as-she-turns/ Rogue rake throws Hong Kong race into chaos A race had to be voided in Hong Kong for the first time in history on Wednesday due to a problem with the starting stalls caused by a rake. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:11:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1027/827394-rogue-rake-throws-hing-kong-race-into-chaos/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/1027/827394-rogue-rake-throws-hing-kong-race-into-chaos/ Caulfield: FAI Cup final places are up for grabs John Caulfield has warned his Cork City players they're playing for a place in the FAI Cup final ahead of their final Airtricity Premier Division game of the season. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:06:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827384-caulfield-fai-cup-final-places-are-up-for-grabs/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827384-caulfield-fai-cup-final-places-are-up-for-grabs/ Stephen Kenny up for fourth manager award in a row Stephen Kenny, Kenny Shiels and Harry Kenny have been nominated for the PFAI Manager of the Year award. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:56:36 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827396-stephen-kenny-kenny-shiels-harry-kenny-up-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827396-stephen-kenny-kenny-shiels-harry-kenny-up-for/ Jose Mourinho charged by FA over comments Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been charged with misconduct over comments he made about referee Anthony Taylor prior to the game against Liverpool, the Football Association has announced. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:02:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827273-mourinho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827273-mourinho/ Dan Tuohy set for long-awaited Ulster return Dan Tuohy will make his first start in almost a year for Ulster in their Pro12 derby at Kingspan Stadium on Friday night [7.05pm]. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:28:51 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1027/827296-dan-tuohy-set-for-long-awaited-ulster-return/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/1027/827296-dan-tuohy-set-for-long-awaited-ulster-return/ McIlroy fails to catch fire in Shanghai charge Rory McIlroy spluttered in his charge for the Shanghai victory he feels will be necessary to have a chance of winning the Race to Dubai for the third year running. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:56:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1027/827251-mcilroy-fails-to-catch-fire-in-shanghai-charge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/1027/827251-mcilroy-fails-to-catch-fire-in-shanghai-charge/ Fog darkens Moyes' mood even more Even the weather has turned against David Moyes as he attempts to pull Sunderland out of free-fall. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:28:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827360-fog-darkens-moyes-mood-even-more/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827360-fog-darkens-moyes-mood-even-more/ Watford boss unworried over potential sanctions Watford boss Walter Mazzarri insists he is not worried by any potential sanctions the club face following allegations that they supplied false financial documents to the English Football League. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:29:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827377-watford/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/1027/827377-watford/