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 Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:06:15 +0100 Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:06:15 +0100 Sport News Paul O'Donovan thankful for discovering final fix Paul O'Donovan revealed an off-day spell on the Rotterdam water fixed his techique and stopped him "rowing like a gobshite" ahead of his stunning victory at the U23 World Championships. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:26:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rowing/2016/0827/812363-paul-o-donovan-thankful-for-discovering-final-fix/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rowing/2016/0827/812363-paul-o-donovan-thankful-for-discovering-final-fix/ Chelsea keep perfect start going with easy win Eden Hazard inspired Chelsea to a thumping 3-0 win over Burnley to maintain their perfect start to the season. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:06:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812357-chelsea-burnley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812357-chelsea-burnley/ Wicklow man looking to get it Dunne in Denmark Ireland's Paul Dunne is well placed ahead of the final round of the Made in Denmark tournament, sitting in a tie for sixth place. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:36:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0827/812369-dunne-denmark/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0827/812369-dunne-denmark/ Given own-goal hands Everton victory over Stoke Ronald Koeman registered his first home Premier League win as Everton manager but required the assistance of a Shay Given own goal from a Leighton Baines penalty to achieve it. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:04:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812359-everton-stoke/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812359-everton-stoke/ Murphy: I was told to give up on Rio Olympic dream Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy has revealed she was told "not to bother" going to Rio after struggling for form last year. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:43:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/sailing/2016/0827/812373-murphy-i-was-told-to-give-up-on-rio-olympic-dream/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/sailing/2016/0827/812373-murphy-i-was-told-to-give-up-on-rio-olympic-dream/ Kenny warns Zenit have class to light up Tallaght Stephen Kenny knows his side's Europa League draw isn't sprinkled with the star dust required to give them top billing in the Aviva Stadium, but he warned that Group D is studded with serious pedigree. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:04:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812354-kenny-warns-zenit-have-class-to-light-up-tallaght/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812354-kenny-warns-zenit-have-class-to-light-up-tallaght/ Scott Evans reflects on night be beat Rio boo-boys Scott Evans has described the backdrop to his "crazy and insane" Rio defeat of Brazilian Ygor Coelho de Oliveira as he reflected on his Olympic Games odyssey. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:43:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/0827/812371-scott-evans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/0827/812371-scott-evans/ Celtic hit four past Aberdeen to move top Celtic rounded up a fine week sitting top of the Ladbrokes Premiership with a convincing 4-1 win over Aberdeen at Parkhead. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:44:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812368-celtic-aberdeen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812368-celtic-aberdeen/ McCarthy out of Everton squad, doubt for Ireland James McCarthy has been left out of the Everton squad that hosts Stoke City today with reports in England suggesting the midfielder has informed club officials he wants to leave Goodison Park. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:24:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812355-mccarthy-out-of-everton-squad-doubt-for-ireland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812355-mccarthy-out-of-everton-squad-doubt-for-ireland/ Lightning Spear sparkles in Celebration Mile Lightning Spear snapped a lengthy losing streak as he bounced back to form with an impressive victory in the Doom Bar Celebration Mile at Goodwood. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:53:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0827/812380-celebration-mile/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0827/812380-celebration-mile/ John Joe Nevin makes victorious return to ring John Joe Nevin proved victorious on his return to the ring in Philidelphia on Friday night, defeating American Jesus Lule on points in a six-round super-featherweight bout. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:25:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0827/812356-john-joe-nevin-makes-victorious-return-to-ring/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0827/812356-john-joe-nevin-makes-victorious-return-to-ring/ Vardy on target as champions grab maiden win Jamie Vardy's first goal of the season set Leicester on their way to the first victory of their Premier League title defence as Swansea were beaten 2-1 at the King Power Stadium. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:12:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812360-leicester-swanse/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812360-leicester-swanse/ Zaha shows dedication to Crystal Palace cause Crystal Palace earned a valuable 1-1 Premier League draw at home to Bournemouth after a comeback inspired by substitute Wilfried Zaha. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:38:04 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812358-palace-bournemouth/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812358-palace-bournemouth/ Rodriguez snatches share of spoils for Southampton Jay Rodriguez's first Premier League goal since March 2014 salvaged Southampton a 1-1 draw five minutes from time after Jermain Defoe thought his penalty had handed Sunderland a priceless away victory. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:19:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812361-southampton-sunderland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812361-southampton-sunderland/ Paul O'Donovan scorches to World Championship gold Paul O'Donovan scorched to a stunning gold medal at the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 13:36:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rowing/2016/0827/812333-paul-odonovan-rowing/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rowing/2016/0827/812333-paul-odonovan-rowing/ Quintana takes initiative on eight stage of Vuelta Movistar's Nairo Quintana landed a blow on Chris Froome and took possession of the red jersey following stage eight of the Vuelta a Espana. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:53:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0827/812375-vuelta/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0827/812375-vuelta/ Gunners secure first win with first-half blitz A fine first half garnished by goals from Santi Cazorla, Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil gave Arsenal a 3-1 win at Watford for their first Premier League victory of the season, easing the pressure on long-serving manager Arsene Wenger. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 17:08:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812362-watford-arsenal/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812362-watford-arsenal/ Rose takes bloom off Liverpool's trip to London Tottenham rescued a point from their Barclays Premier League clash with Liverpool when Danny Rose rewarded a second-half fightback by firing the equaliser in a 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 14:40:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812353-liverpool-v-tottenham/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0827/812353-liverpool-v-tottenham/ Paul Mannion starts for Dubs in Kerry showdown Kevin McManamon and Paddy Andrews have dropped to the bench for Dublin's All-Ireland semi-final showdown with Kerry on Sunday - with Paul Mannion getting the nod in the reigning champions' attack. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 16:38:06 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0827/812338-paul-mannion-stars-for-dubs-in-kerry-showdown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0827/812338-paul-mannion-stars-for-dubs-in-kerry-showdown/ Two Irish boxers investigated over Rio betting The Olympic Council of Ireland has confirmed that two Irish boxers were spoken to about inappropriate betting during the Rio Olympics. Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:18:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0827/812313-olympic-games-betting/ http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0827/812313-olympic-games-betting/