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MANILA, Philippines – San Beda reclaimed the NCAA men’s basketball championship it lost to Letran last year as it turned back Arellano U for the second strai
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Allianz HL Division 1ADublin 1-16 Kilkenny 2-20Kilkenny will face Wexford in the quarter-final of the Allianz National Hurling League, following their accomplished victory against 14-man Dublin at Par
Waterford will toss with Galway for the home draw in next weekend’s Division 1 quarter-final but the quip in Cusack Park yesterday evening was that the Déise will be happy to travel, give
Cavan 1-10 Kerry 0-13When Seanie Johnston landed the equalising score three minutes into injury time, it was impossible for Kerry to hide their palpable sense of déjà vu.
Allianz FL Division 1Donegal 1-11 Monaghan 1-11With the short sleeves and the ice cream cones, there was a little bit of a championship feel in Ballyshannon yesterday as Monaghan scraped a draw agains
Allianz FL Division 1Tyrone 0-12 Mayo 1-10It’s two decades since Mayo last dropped out of gaelic football’s top tier, and the defiance they brought to Healy Park goes some way to defining
The maths isn’t definitive just yet but Cork’s footballers will know that they left the spectre of Division Three football behind them in Derry yesterday thanks to a four-point win that ed
Allianz HL Division 1B Kerry 2-16 Offaly 1-21Offaly booked an Allianz HL quarter-final place, holding on against 14-man Kerry in a hard-fought Division 1B contest played in ideal conditions at Austin
Allianz FL Division 2Down 1-13 Galway 3-15Three second-half goals in Pairc Esler put 14-man Galway within touching distance of top flight football for the first time since 2011.
Kildare coach Ronan Sweeney hailed the manner in which his players reacted to a potentially disastrous situation to chisel out the win that secured a second successive promotion and a place back in Di
Allianz FL Division 2Meath 3-15 Fermanagh 0-06The Meath promotion bid gained further momentum as they swept aside the feeble challenge of the visitors at Pairc Tailteann yesterday.
Allianz FL Division 3Tipperary 0-12 Louth 0-16Colin Kelly’s Louth were celebrating a second successive promotion last night.
Our writers tackle the talking points for a busy weekend of Allianz League action in hurling and football.
A dominant first half laid the foundation as John the Baptist Community School secured the Paddy Buggy Cup at Thurles on Saturday.
Limerick 1-18 - Galway 0-24: This wasn’t the winner-takes-all promotion decider that many may have predicted from the outset of Division 1B of the Allianz Hurling League but nonetheless it was a
Katie Taylor has called for women’s professional boxing rounds to be extended to three minutes, in line with men’s bouts, following her fourth pro win over the weekend.
World Cup qualifier Group FEngland 2 Lithuania 0Gareth Southgate doesn’t believe next year’s World Cup is beyond Jermain Defoe, who celebrated his England return with the opening goal.
Ulster Bank League, Division 1ACork Constitution 26 Garryowen 20No more than four points had separated these arch rivals in clashes through the last decade. 
Dublin 2-29 - Roscommon 0-14: Broken records have increasingly become the theme of Dublin’s existence; from the one that Jim Gavin is increasingly sounding like to the sporting records they cont
You have to give it to Cork for the way they responded after successive defeats to Dublin and Kilkenny, writes Anthony Dalu.
Cork 0-26 Tipperary 3-16: Fittingly, this NHL clash between Cork and Tipperary was resolved by the game’s dominant personality deep in injury-time, with the result on the line.
Different era, same trauma. For Séamus Coleman 2017 read Jimmy Holmes 1979.
Although Martin O’Neill has described the surgery on Seamus Coleman’s broken leg as “successful”, the Ireland manager said it’s too soon to put a timeframe on the player&
I said in this column before kick-off on Friday I would have happily taken a draw against Wales. Well, Ireland did get a valuable point on that night, but only at a very heavy price.
On the road to Russia, where booby traps have to be dodged, a steady head like Darren Randolph admits Ireland have to be pleased with how they’ve negotiated the first half of the journey.
Uefa U21 European Championship qualifierIreland 1 Kosovo 0Ireland U21s will hope Saturday’s stuttering start to their European qualifiers was just a case of opening night nerves.
It was another time and another place. The proof? Yours truly in a position of responsibility, teaching a class in northern California, writes Michael Moynihan.
Cork City 2 - Dundalk 1: Six points clear after six games is hardly daylight, but Cork City are certainly going to take stopping in the Premier Division title race this season.
Glasgow Warriors 35 - Connacht 24: This time last year Connacht fans were holding their breath in anticipation. Sitting pretty at the top of the table, having only lost five times all season, Connacht
Leinster 22 - Cardiff 21: With four minutes left on the RDS gameclock, and Leinster just one point ahead, Cardiff Blues full back Matthew Morgan found himself in space, with two team-mates out wi
With Sebastian Vettel ascending the top of the podium in his red Ferrari race suit, the new regulations for Formula One cars seemingly needed only one Grand Prix to produce one of the desired effects.
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil insists he is comfortable at the North London club and will make a decision regarding his future soon with the German's contract due to expire at the end of next season.
Russian police detained Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin critic who wants to take on Vladimir Putin in next year’s presidential elections, during the largest nationwide protests for more than five years. R
Azerbaijan`s Rostislav Pevtsov has won a gold medal at the 2017 Gran Canaria ETU Triathlon European Cup in Las Palmas, Spain.
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