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 Fri, 27 May 2016 13:08:27 +0100 Fri, 27 May 2016 13:08:27 +0100 Sport News Heartbreak for Harrington as gold bid falls short Ireland light-welterweight Kellie Harrington fell just short in her quest for gold at the World Championships today, finishing with silver after defeat to China's Wenlu Yang. Fri, 27 May 2016 12:25:30 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0527/791386-heartbreak-for-harrington-as-gold-bid-falls-short/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0527/791386-heartbreak-for-harrington-as-gold-bid-falls-short/ Connacht unchanged for Leinster showdown Connacht coach Pat Lam spoke of "making history" when naming an unchanged side for their Pro12 final against Leinster on Saturday. Fri, 27 May 2016 13:08:27 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0527/791405-connacht-unchanged-for-leinster-showdown/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0527/791405-connacht-unchanged-for-leinster-showdown/ Manchester United confirm Mourinho appointment Manchester United have confirmed the appointment of Jose Mourinho as manager on a three-year contract with "an option to stay until at least 2020". Fri, 27 May 2016 10:19:29 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791338-manchester-united-confirm-mourinho-appointment/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791338-manchester-united-confirm-mourinho-appointment/ PREVIEW: O'Neill hoping for answers against Dutch When these sides met at Lansdowne Road in 2001, the game had barely started when Roy Keane went right through the back of Marc Overmars, which set the tone for a famous victory, writes Ed Leahy. Fri, 27 May 2016 07:18:59 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791263-preview-oneill-hoping-for-answers-against-the-du/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791263-preview-oneill-hoping-for-answers-against-the-du/ 23 London Olympic athletes positive in retests Twenty-three athletes from five sports tested positive for banned drugs in re-checks of 265 samples from the London 2012 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee said today. Fri, 27 May 2016 13:17:39 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0527/791416-london-olymps-athletes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics/2016/0527/791416-london-olymps-athletes/ Cork at a crossroads as storm clouds gather The concession of 9-118 in five Allianz League games was evidence that Cork are yet to get to grips with their defensive structures, but that is nothing new for hurling supporters on Leeside. Fri, 27 May 2016 08:04:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0526/791204-cork-at-a-criossroads-as-storm-couds-gather/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2016/0526/791204-cork-at-a-criossroads-as-storm-couds-gather/ Ferdinand welcomes 'wounded animal' Mourinho Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has welcomed Friday's appointment of "true winner" Jose Mourinho as manager at Old Trafford, saying the Portuguese's latest challenge will be his most exciting. Fri, 27 May 2016 11:17:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791370-ferdinand-welcomes-wounded-animal-mourinho-to-un/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791370-ferdinand-welcomes-wounded-animal-mourinho-to-un/ Allen puts discussion over Reds future on hold Wales midfielder Joe Allen has said he will only hold talks on his future at Liverpool after the Euro 2016 campaign is over despite mounting media speculation that he will be returning to his former club Swansea City. Fri, 27 May 2016 09:31:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791331-allen-puts-discussion-over-reds-future-on-hold/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0527/791331-allen-puts-discussion-over-reds-future-on-hold/ Muguruza brushes Wickmayer aside at French Open Spanish fourth seed Garbine Muguruza cantered into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-3 6-0 thrashing of Belgium's Yanina Wickmayer today. Fri, 27 May 2016 11:33:54 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0527/791377-muguruza-brushes/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/tennis/2016/0527/791377-muguruza-brushes/ Molder sparkles on back nine to lead at Colonial Bryce Molder benefited from an early delay in the Dean & Deluca Invitational as a blistering back nine lifted the American into a one-shot lead on the opening day at Colonial Country Club. Fri, 27 May 2016 07:52:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0527/791318-molder-sparkles-on-back-nine-to-lead-at-colonial/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0527/791318-molder-sparkles-on-back-nine-to-lead-at-colonial/ VIDEO: Taylor's six-in-a-row bid ends in semis Katie Taylor's charge for a sixth World Championship title in a row ended in a split-decision defeat to Estelle Mossely in the semi-finals in Astana. Thu, 26 May 2016 17:05:32 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0526/791180-katie-taylor-boxing-semi-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0526/791180-katie-taylor-boxing-semi-final/ O'Neill willing to take chance on injured McCarthy James McCarthy is struggling to prove his fitness ahead of Euro 2016 as Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has confirmed he won't play against Holland tomorrow and is also a doubt for Belarus on Tuesday. Thu, 26 May 2016 21:44:41 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791191-mccarthy-the-main-concern-ahead-of-friendlies/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791191-mccarthy-the-main-concern-ahead-of-friendlies/ Lowry and McDowell lay solid platform at Wentworth Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell sit four off the lead after a solid opening round to the BMW PGA Championship today, as Scott Hend, Joost Luiten and YE Yang set the Wentworth pace with scorching 63s. Thu, 26 May 2016 22:12:26 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0526/791186-lowry-lays-solid-platform-for-wentworth-charge/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/golf/2016/0526/791186-lowry-lays-solid-platform-for-wentworth-charge/ Northern Ireland Euros squad all but decided Michael O'Neill has virtually settled on the 23 men to represent Northern Ireland at Euro 2016 and will not use Friday's friendly with Belarus to give squad hopefuls a late platform to impress. Thu, 26 May 2016 21:36:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791280-michael-oneill/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791280-michael-oneill/ VIDEO: Harrington coasts into World boxing final Ireland light-welterweight Kellie Harrington is through to the World Championship final after a comprehensive semi-final victory over Canada's Sara Cali in Kazakhstan. Thu, 26 May 2016 14:24:56 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0526/791104-kellie-harrington-world-championship-semi-final/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/boxing/2016/0526/791104-kellie-harrington-world-championship-semi-final/ Jose Mourinho and Manchester United agree deal Jose Mourinho is believed to have agreed to become manager of Manchester United on a three-year contract, although the club have yet to officially confirm the news. Fri, 27 May 2016 09:43:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791262-mourinho/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791262-mourinho/ Schalk Burger out of Ireland series South Africa loose forward Schalk Burger will miss next month's Test series against Ireland after sustaining an ankle problem that will sideline him for up to five weeks. Thu, 26 May 2016 22:06:24 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0526/791203-schalk-burger-out-of-ireland-series/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2016/0526/791203-schalk-burger-out-of-ireland-series/ Marcus Rashford set for England debut Marcus Rashford is in line to start for England just 92 days after making his first-team debut for Manchester United, with Roy Hodgson confirming the teenage striker will "play a serious part" against Australia. Thu, 26 May 2016 22:06:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791281-marcus-rashford-set-for-england-debut/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/soccer/2016/0526/791281-marcus-rashford-set-for-england-debut/ Wouter Mol edges victory in An Rás stage 5 Wouter Mol of the Dutch team Join-S De Rijke took the win on today's stage five of An Post Rás, just edging out Troels Ronning Vinther (Riwal Platform) and Dublin UCD Fitz Cycles' Eoin Morton at the line. Thu, 26 May 2016 19:27:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0526/791217-an-post-stage-5/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/cycling/2016/0526/791217-an-post-stage-5/ Zonderland takes Heron Stakes at Sandown Zonderland bounced back from his 2000 Guineas defeat with a clear-cut victory in the Listed Heron Stakes at Sandown. Thu, 26 May 2016 21:25:47 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0526/791276-zonderland/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/racing/2016/0526/791276-zonderland/