Ed Joyce was 160 not out as Ireland defeated Afghanistan by 12 runs today.Corkman John Twomey will carry Ireland’s flag at the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games.
Ed Joyce at the crease on his way to 160. Source: Presseye/Rowland White/INPHO
The rigours of being a dual star in the GAA will be exemplified by Podge Collins this weekend as he faces two Championship games in two codes inside 27 hours.Dublin have been landed a blow in their quest for back-to-back All-Irelands as James McCarthy looks to have injured his knee ligaments.Tipp football boss is not happy about having to travel to Derry to take on Cavan.
The IOC are exploring what options they have to ban all Russian athletes from the Olympics.
Boxing coach Zaur Anita and hockey coach Craig Fulton share notes before their teams take off on their Olympic odyssey. Source: James Crombie/INPHO
England have only gone and interviewed Steve Bruce for the vacant managerial position. Big Sam’s appointment looks imminent.That Paul Pogma move you’re waiting on should be done any. minute. now… here’s all today’s transfer goss.The Olympic Sevens squads have been rolling in of late, here’s Team GB, and here’s USA.
The Best Thing We Shared
This is an ad for a sports drink popular on the other side of the Atlantic, but as a short cartoon, it’s terrific viewing too.
Where We Were Today
Kevin O’Brien went along to the launch of football All-Ireland series to hear what these boys had to say.
Source: Gary Carr/INPHO
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