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Iran played South Korea in Tehran on Tuesday, the eve of the most solemn religious days in the country. Fans were urged not to cheer out of respect for religious values.
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Tehran, Feb 27, IRNA – Iranian recurve athlete Zahra Nemati has been elected as the best female Para archer of the year 2016.
Tottenham 4 Stoke 0: Harry Kane’s emergence in the Tottenham Hotspur side inspired chants of ‘He’s one of our own’, with the player accorded cult hero status almost immedi
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Aiden McGeady maintained his recent fine form as Preston continued their play-off push with a 2-1 win over QPR in Saturday’s Championship clash at Deepdale.
Cork Constitution 14 Young Munster 0: Cork Constitution claimed their 28th Bank of Ireland Munster Senior Cup title at wind-swept Musgrave Park yesterday at the expense of old rivals Young Munster, wh
England 36 Italy 15: England head coach Eddie Jones was seething with sarcasm after his side’s 17th successive Test win.
Ireland 13 France 10: Ireland weathered Storm Ewan, proved the doubters wrong and took a massive step towards a Grand Slam with deserved victory over France in Donnybrook yesterday.
Garvey’s Tralee Warriors produced the performance of the weekend in the Men’s Super League.
New York based Cork welterweight, Noel Murphy, hopes to return to Ireland in the summer for an Irish title shot. He had his first professional win at home over the weekend.
Setting a cracking pace and mastering the wet conditions, Monaghan’s Sam Moffett (Ford Fiesta WRC) guided by Cavan’s James Fulton won the Abbey Court Hotel Nenagh Rally, the opening round
Galway 3-13 Clare 1-11: It’s six years since Galway lost their top flight status and while they are now in the driving seat to make a return, manager Kevin Walsh is not getting too excited just
Down 1-13 Meath 0-14: It was a long time coming, so Eamonn Burns was relieved to get Down over the winning line as they picked up a first Allianz League victory in almost two years.
Derry 1-18 Kildare 1-17: Kildare manager Cian O’Neill was left furious after a controversial Emmett McGuckin goal in injury time saw Derry end the Lilywhites’ perfect start to life back in
Slaughtneil 2-11 Cuala 3-21: One dream died and another lives on, with Cuala on the cusp of a first for Dublin hurling after bringing Slaughtneil’s historic treble attempt to a brutal end on Sat
Cork 1-14 Fermanagh 0-9: Cork collected the points in this comfortable win over visitors Fermanagh at Páirc Ui Rínn yesterday, the home side’s first victory in this Division 2 camp
County managers have their say on the higest profile change made at the GAA’s Annual Congress...
Kerry 1-10 Monaghan 2-8: Monaghan’s Division 1 league schedule had the sheer angle of a cliff-face to it with first month visits to Mayo, Kerry and Tyrone. Now? Not so much.
Donegal 2-5 Dublin 1-8: No harm to either team’s unbeaten records, but no foul, either — how Ciaran Branagan felt Donegal had earned a last-gasp free to tie this game was mystifying.
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill has ruled out leaving his job to return to Leicester.
Ireland 19 France 9: And so to Cardiff, where Ireland have experienced both the best and worst of times in recent years, but can look upon their next visit with renewed optimism now Conor Murray
Ronan O’Gara served as chaperone when Conor Murray stepped blinking into the white heat of Test rugby on an August night in Bordeaux six years ago and the Munster scrum-half has returned that fa
‘Lethal’ was the word Rory Best reached for when he held court on the French attack at the pre-match press conference on Friday.
Given the close nature of this fixture in the Six Nations in recent years, a 10 point win is not to be sniffed at, writes Donal Lenihan.
Joe Schmidt will pore over the performances of Ireland’s provinces before finalising his squad to face Wales on Friday week, and Jared Payne’s comeback from injury will be of particular in
They sat side by side on the same subs bench on a summer’s evening long ago, father and son far from the madding crowd in the English countryside.
Corn Ui Mhuiri final - St Brendan’s Killarney 2-20 Tralee CBS 0-11: From west to east, the wellspring of Kerry football talent is shifting. 
Tipperary 1-16 Laois 1-10: Their county board delegates may have gone against the football fraternity and helped the so-called All-Ireland Super 8 series become a reality, but Tipperary shrugged that
Cork chairman Ger Lane says the county may have to change the scheduling policy for their club championships on the basis of Saturday’s Congress motions to introduce the ‘Super 8’ Al
GAA director general Páraic Duffy claims the divide between the organisation’s administration and players has been “driven” by the Club Players Association (CPA) and insisted
Mary I 3-24 IT Carlow 1-19: DJ Carey said that Mary I manager Jamie Wall is an inspirational figure who could enjoy a successful career in charge of county teams.
Mayo 1-19 Roscommon 0-14: Time will tell just how much anybody learned about the long-term prospects of either of these teams based on how this Connacht derby unfolded in Castlebar on Saturday night.
Unfortunately for Arsenal and Mohamed Elneny, the Egyptian midfielder picked up the setback in Arsenal's 2-0 victory over Sutton in the fifth round of the FA Cup at Gander Green Lane.
The US state department has condemned an incident in eastern Ukraine where Russian-backed separatists held civilian monitors at gunpoint. Read more here. The post BBC: US condemns threat to OSCE monit

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