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Virat Kohli slams Harbhajan Singh's 'turning pitches' jibe, praises R Ashwin for phenomenal performance

Harbhajan Singh had earlier said that pitches these days support spin bowling more than during his tenure.
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After the arm-wrestle, grind and brutality of last year’s 10-9 defeat in Paris, Ireland know the only way to avenge that loss to France is to roll up their sleeves and prepare for another intens
Three years and three days on from the contentious judges’ decision that encouraged Noel Murphy to abandon his amateur career, the Cork welterweight hopes to make a victorious return to the Nati
Riddle me this, how is Willie Mullins’ Melon still favourite for Cheltenham’s Supreme Novices’ Hurdle?
Trainer Ross O’Sullivan expects his star mare Baie Des Iles to give another good account of herself in the At The Races Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse today.
It was an indigestible week in English football. A man was sacked for eating a pie. And another went after slapping a ban on chicken burgers.
Finn Harps 0 Cork City 1John Caulfield celebrated his 100th league game in charge of Cork City as his side battled against the elements to bag the points against a hugely plucky Finn Harps side at Fin
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has a chance of starting the EFL Cup final but Jose Mourinho insists sentiment will not play any part in his decision.
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has recalled the agony of relinquishing a commanding lead in a title race which left him unable to sleep for almost a week.
Leicester caretaker manager Craig Shakespeare admitted he felt like the “pantomime villain” after Claudio Ranieri’s sacking.
Before adding my tuppence worth to the wave of revulsion at The Defenestration Of Father Christmas – AKA the sacking of a football manager - a quick word about another extraordinary tale of the
Sweaty palms, tense shoulders, stomach churning, frequent unfulfilling bathroom trips that give a transient relief from the discomfort of a full stomach, until nature calls again in 10 minutes.
Donal Lenihan outlines three key battles to decide today’s Six Nations clash between Ireland and France.
Two weeks since the last round of Six Nations games and Ireland’s annihilation of Italy in Rome all but ensured that the vacuum would be at least partly filled by the sort of big picture debate
Johnny Sexton? Our French friends aren’t all that bothered apparently.
Donnacha Ryan is, as is often the case, in jovial form as he parks his considerable frame into what looks like the smallest of chairs at Carton House. Just named in Ireland’s second row for toda
Ireland 27 France 22: Not a performance to shout about, but Ireland’s U20s did just about enough to make it three wins from three in this year’s Six Nations at Donnybrook last night.
Munster 21 Scarlets 30: For 40 minutes at Thomond Park last night, Munster played some of their finest rugby of the season and deservedly opened up a 15 point lead over Welsh visitors Scarlets in a tr
Eamonn Fitzmaurice is unhappy with the timing of Donnchadh Walsh’s one-match ban, forcing the Kerry boss to make a fourth change to his team to face Monaghan on Sunday.
Cork football selector Eoin O’Neill says the Rebels need to get rid of the ‘peak and trough’ performances and become more consistent.
Your stand-out Neil Gallagher memory? His virtuoso performance against Cork in the 2012 All-Ireland semi-final? Lifting the 2007 Division 1 cup as captain with a black eye due to a cut above it that r
No surprise to find St Brendan’s manager Gary McGrath playing down their favourite tag for today’s Corn Ui Mhuiri (Munster PP Colleges SFC) final in Tralee. 
Cork play Tipperary in the second round of the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League tomorrow.
Galway minor hurling manager Jeff Lynskey has slammed the “exclusion” of the county’s hurlers and said the decision to put the county’s U17 hurlers straight into an All-Ireland
“You have to remember they all want to get up on the wall,” Tom Hogan says.
IT Carlow 2-20 UCC 1-20: IT Carlow manager DJ Carey has no clue what shape his bruised and battered team will be in for today’s Fitzgibbon Cup final, but says whatever happens they’re
Mary Immaculate 0-19 Limerick IT 0-14: Mary Immaculate manager Jamie Wall played down the favourite’s tag that has been thrust upon his side, but after Aaron Gillane fired them to a Fitzgib
Tyrone chairperson Roisin Jordan has insisted the county executive is fully behind Mickey Harte and his team, and fully supportive of their efforts to win a first All-Ireland title since 2008.
John Horan was last night elected as the first Dublin-born GAA president since 1924 when Daniel McCarthy finished his three-year term.
The victory clinched at least a No. 2 seed for Oakland in the Horizon League tournament.        
Sporting events you can check out on your couch on Feb. 25-26        
Dandy Dozen forward Alayjah Sherer and Tupelo advanced to the Class 6A quarterfinals.              
Jalen Hayes scored 22 points on 10 of 15 shooting and grabbed 10 rebounds, Sherron Dorsey-Walker added 19 points        
DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 43 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 107-97 on Friday night        
Kristine Anigwe scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Asha Thomas made five 3-pointers and scored 15 points to lead California past Oregon 55-49 on Friday night      &n

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