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 Thu, 5 May 2016 19:05:17 +0100 Thu, 5 May 2016 19:05:17 +0100 Sport News McIlroy scrambles to keep Wells Fargo hopes alive Defending champion Rory McIlroy recovered from a poor start to keep his hopes alive of a third victory in the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte. Thu, 5 May 2016 20:41:35 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0505/786450-mcilroy-scrambles-to-keep-wells-fargo-hopes-alive/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0505/786450-mcilroy-scrambles-to-keep-wells-fargo-hopes-alive/ Galileo Gold to skip Investec Derby Qipco 2000 Guineas winner Galileo Gold is to miss the Investec Derby and instead be aimed at the Tattersalls-sponsored Irish Guineas at the Curragh on 22 May. Thu, 5 May 2016 19:05:17 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0505/786448-galileo-gold-to-skip-investec-derby/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0505/786448-galileo-gold-to-skip-investec-derby/ Academic questions GPA proposal for state funding A leading Irish lecturer has questioned the dramatic increase in government funding the Gaelic Players Association (GPA) is seeking and where the funding is to be distributed. Thu, 5 May 2016 20:12:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0505/786443-academic-questions/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0505/786443-academic-questions/ Phelan in the mix after strong start in Morocco Australia's Jason Scrivener, Italy's Francesco Laporta and France's Thomas Linard share the lead after the opening day of the Hassan Trophy, with Kevin Phelan the leading Irish charge in Rabat. Thu, 5 May 2016 19:57:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0505/786454-phelan-in-the-mix-after-strong-start-in-mo/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0505/786454-phelan-in-the-mix-after-strong-start-in-mo/ Allen drives Molly Malone to Hamburg success Wexford's Bertram Allen and the grey mare Molly Malone V produced a stunning performance at the five-star show in Hamburg, Germany on Thursday, winning the five-star 1m55 Mercedes-Benz Championat against a field of the world's top riders. Thu, 5 May 2016 20:17:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2016/0505/786460-allen-drives-molly-malone-to-hamburg-success/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/equestrian/2016/0505/786460-allen-drives-molly-malone-to-hamburg-success/ Dick Pound: It'd be hard to trust Russia in Rio Former World Anti-Doping Agency president Dick Pound believes it will be "very hard" to trust any Russian athlete at the Olympics this summer if the country succeeds in overturning its ban from international competition. Thu, 5 May 2016 19:31:34 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0505/786451-dick-pound-it-will-be-hard-to-trust-russia-in-rio/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/athletics/2016/0505/786451-dick-pound-it-will-be-hard-to-trust-russia-in-rio/ Fellaini escapes FA Cup final suspension Robert Huth and Marouane Fellaini have both been banned for three games following their clash at Old Trafford last weekend. Thu, 5 May 2016 15:34:01 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786370-fellaini-will-miss-fa-cup-final-due-to-suspension/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786370-fellaini-will-miss-fa-cup-final-due-to-suspension/ Cunningham: City froze with Real there for taking RTÉ soccer analyst Kenny Cunningham believes Manchester City suffered "stage fright" at the Bernabeu, but has no doubt Atletico Madrid will have no such inferiority complex when they face city rivals Real in the Champions League final. Thu, 5 May 2016 14:44:57 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786355-cunningham-city-got-stage-fright-with-real-for/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786355-cunningham-city-got-stage-fright-with-real-for/ US Army Ranger holds on to win Chester Vase There was an Aidan O'Brien 1-2 in the Chester Vase, with US Army Ranger (4-11f) holding off the challenge of Port Douglas for victory Thu, 5 May 2016 16:44:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0505/786373-us-army-ranger-holds-on-to-win-chester-vase/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0505/786373-us-army-ranger-holds-on-to-win-chester-vase/ Irish Derby to be shown live on RTÉ2 This year's BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby semi-finals and final will be shown on RTÉ2, and online on RTÉ Player and RTÉ.ie. Thu, 5 May 2016 18:31:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/0505/786441-irish-derby-to-be-shown-live-on-rte2/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/other-sport/2016/0505/786441-irish-derby-to-be-shown-live-on-rte2/ 'Huge buzz' as 'Star' commits to Tralee Town BC Kerry footballer Kieran Donaghy will again juggle Gaelic football and basketball commitments after it was confirmed he will be part of Tralee Town BC's squad for the upcoming National League season. Thu, 5 May 2016 12:09:40 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/basketball/2016/0505/786308-huge-buzz-in-tralee-as-star-set-tralee-roster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/basketball/2016/0505/786308-huge-buzz-in-tralee-as-star-set-tralee-roster/ Rory McIlroy: Golf may have short Olympic life Rory McIlroy feels golf must be more proactive in ensuring that the sport's second coming at the Olympic Games is a long one. Thu, 5 May 2016 09:49:50 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0505/786253-rory-mcilroy-golf-may-have-short-olympic-life/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0505/786253-rory-mcilroy-golf-may-have-short-olympic-life/ Spurs and Chelsea look to use Wembley Tottenham Hotspur look set to play their home Champions League games at Wembley next season, with Chelsea also considering a switch to the largest stadium in England. Thu, 5 May 2016 19:13:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786382-spurs-wembley/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786382-spurs-wembley/ Royal Ascot on the cards for Dark Red Dark Red could be Royal Ascot-bound, ground permitting, after completing a hat-trick in the Gateley PLC Original Legal Thinking Handicap at Chester. Thu, 5 May 2016 16:52:55 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0505/786392-dark-red-books/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0505/786392-dark-red-books/ Jason Maguire confirms his retirement from racing Grand National-winning jockey Jason Maguire has announced his retirement from the saddle. Thu, 5 May 2016 13:15:20 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0505/786339-jason-maguire/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0505/786339-jason-maguire/ Andrea Bocelli to serenade Leicester heroes Opera star Andrea Bocelli will serenade Leicester fans before their title party against Everton on Saturday. Thu, 5 May 2016 15:04:16 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786367-a/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786367-a/ Norwich need United win, Boro in promotion decider This weekend could prove pivotal for several teams in the top four leagues in England, with a number of promotion and relegation places set to be decided. Thu, 5 May 2016 10:22:58 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786284-relegation-and-promotion/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786284-relegation-and-promotion/ Cummins: Déise & Banner must throw off shackles Brendan Cummins doesn't believe that Waterford or Clare are capable of defeating Kilkenny in the championship if both continue with their current defensive structures. Thu, 5 May 2016 14:44:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0505/786347-cummins/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0505/786347-cummins/ Mohan urges U18s to strut stuff against Germans Republic of Ireland U18 boss Tom Mohan has urged his charges to show they can compete with the cream of the crop after naming his squad for next week's friendly against Germany. Thu, 5 May 2016 13:35:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786312-mohan-urges-u18s-to-strut-stuff-against-germans/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0505/786312-mohan-urges-u18s-to-strut-stuff-against-germans/ Kingspan to host Baa-Baas v Fiji international Kingspan Stadium in Belfast will host an international fixture between the Barbarians and Fiji on Friday 11 November. Thu, 5 May 2016 12:39:44 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0505/786307-kingspan/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0505/786307-kingspan/