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 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:14:11 +0000 Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:14:11 +0000 Sport News Blatter ready to challenge FIFA ethics committee Sepp Blatter is challenging FIFA's ethics committee's powers to remove him as president of football's world governing body, according to his advisor. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:08:33 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1125/749011-blatter-advisor-says-he-will-challenge-committee-b/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1125/749011-blatter-advisor-says-he-will-challenge-committee-b/ Clarke in no rush to name Ryder Cup vice-captains Europe's Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke is in no hurry to pick his vice-captains for next year's clash with the United States at Hazeltine, saying he wanted to give the candidates every chance to qualify as players first. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:14:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/1125/749020-clarke-to-bide-time-on-vice-captains-call/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2015/1125/749020-clarke-to-bide-time-on-vice-captains-call/ Ian Keatley praises Connacht's rise to top Ian Keatley has hailed the emergence of Connacht as a genuine Pro12 force - but warned his old province that he is desperate to knock them off their perch this weekend. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:59:18 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1125/749047-keatley-relishing-chance-to-slay-connacht/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1125/749047-keatley-relishing-chance-to-slay-connacht/ Mourinho slams 'dangerous' pitch after Terry blow Chelsea captain John Terry is expected to miss Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash at Tottenham, with Jose Mourinho blaming a "dangerous" pitch for his ankle problem. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:19:09 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1125/749017-mourinho-slams-dangerous-pitch-after-terry-blow/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1125/749017-mourinho-slams-dangerous-pitch-after-terry-blow/ Pound says doping report will have 'wow' factor Dick Pound has promised there will be a "wow factor" to the findings of the investigation he is leading into goings-on at the IAAF. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:32:59 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/1125/749038-dick-pound-promises/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/1125/749038-dick-pound-promises/ Coe faces fresh scrutiny over Eugene 2021 decision The head of world athletics Sebastian Coe faced fresh allegations about his involvement in the controversial award of the 2021 world championships to the American city of Eugene on Tuesday, but insisted he had acted fairly throughout. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:11:05 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/1125/749041-coe-faces-fresh-scrutiny-over-eugene-2021/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2015/1125/749041-coe-faces-fresh-scrutiny-over-eugene-2021/ Wenger urges Arsenal to 'make right' past slip-ups Arsene Wenger has challenged his Arsenal players to "make right" their poor start to the Champions League by sealing qualification with a win in Athens. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:05:36 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1125/749028-wenger-urges-arsenal-to-make-right-past-slip-ups/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1125/749028-wenger-urges-arsenal-to-make-right-past-slip-ups/ Gerrard set for training stint with Liverpool Steven Gerrard has confirmed he will train with former club Liverpool next week and is relishing the opportunity to work with Jurgen Klopp. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:46:28 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1125/749039-sreven-gerrard-to-train-with-liverpool/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1125/749039-sreven-gerrard-to-train-with-liverpool/ Liam Kearns appointed Tipperary football manager Liam Kearns has been appointed as the new Tipperary senior football manager. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:04:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1125/749032-liam-kerans-appointed-tipperary-football-manager/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2015/1125/749032-liam-kerans-appointed-tipperary-football-manager/ Arsenal keep Champions League hopes alive Arsenal kept their Champions League hopes alive with a routine victory over Dinamo Zagreb. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:51:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748976-arsenal-dinamo-zagreb/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748976-arsenal-dinamo-zagreb/ Chelsea win but issues remain for Mourinho Chelsea's Champions League fate will go to the final group game after an 4-0 win over 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv earned successive victories for the first time in two months. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:57:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748977-maccabi-tel-aviv-chelsea/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748977-maccabi-tel-aviv-chelsea/ Lam: Munster tie will be won on training ground Connacht's fate against Munster on Saturday will be decided on the training field, according to coach Pat Lam. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:40:45 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1124/748964-pat-lam-connacht/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1124/748964-pat-lam-connacht/ Ken Doherty coasts past Drago at UK Championship Ken Doherty coasted into the second round of the UK Snooker Championship with a 6-0 whitewash of Malta's Tony Drago but Kilkenny's David Morris is out. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:12:06 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/1124/748900-uk-championship-snooker-round-1-ken-doherty/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2015/1124/748900-uk-championship-snooker-round-1-ken-doherty/ Foley: Munster mindset right ahead of top two tie Connacht sit top of the Pro12 pile but Munster must focus on their own game, says head coach Anthony Foley. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 19:42:29 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1124/748931-munster-anthony-foley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2015/1124/748931-munster-anthony-foley/ France gives go ahead for Euro 2016 fan zones France plans to maintain public areas for thousands of soccer supporters to watch games on big screens at the European soccer championship next year despite security fears following the Paris attacks. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:23:19 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748918-france-to-maintain-fan-zones-for-euro-2016/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748918-france-to-maintain-fan-zones-for-euro-2016/ Committee to seek lifetime ban for Michel Platini FIFA's ethics committee will seek a lifetime ban for Michel Platini if the UEFA president is found guilty of a breach of their ethics code, his lawyers have confirmed. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:21:14 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748851-fifa-request-life-ban-for-platini/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748851-fifa-request-life-ban-for-platini/ Arctic Fire heads field for Hatton's Grace Hurdle Champion Hurdle runner-up Arctic Fire is the headline name that remains in the Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse on Sunday at the five-day stage. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:31:30 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/1124/748880-arctic-fire-heads-field-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2015/1124/748880-arctic-fire-heads-field-for/ Benitez confident in Ronaldo and players' trust Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez is "absolutely confident" his players, including striker Cristiano Ronaldo, are behind him following Saturday's 4-0 defeat by arch-rivals Barcelona in La Liga's 'Clasico'. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 20:55:11 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748979-benitez-confident-in-ronaldo-and-players-trust/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748979-benitez-confident-in-ronaldo-and-players-trust/ Taylor not taking first title bout for granted Reigning Olympic, World and European champion Katie Taylor has welcomed the chance to fight for the Irish lightweight title for the first time on Friday, with Shauna O'Keeffe set to challenge her for the belt. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:12:27 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/1124/748858-taylor-not-taking-first-iristitle-bout-for-granted/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2015/1124/748858-taylor-not-taking-first-iristitle-bout-for-granted/ Champions League round-up - Barca hit Roma for six Bayern Munich's 4-0 drubbing of Olympiacos, leaves Arsenal still eyeing qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:32:44 +0000 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748978-champions-league-round-up/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2015/1124/748978-champions-league-round-up/