Cork’s Ciara O’Sullivan with Dublin’s Lyndsey Davey at the TG4 Ladies Football Championship launch. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO
HomeRory McIlroy’s defence at The Open is in serious doubt after he ruptured ankle ligaments playing football.Dublin will play Limerick while Cork and Clare will also meet in Round 2 of the All-Ireland senior hurling championship after this morning’s draw.After qualifying for the Rio Olympics yesterday, Irish swimmer Fiona Doyle has won bronze in the 100m Breastroke at the World University Games.Semple Stadium will host a Gaelic football and hurling qualifier triple-header this Saturday.Bray Wanderers have confirmed the departure of manager Trevor Croly by mutual consent.Damien Duff has not signed for Shamrock Rovers, despite reports this morning suggesting a deal had been done.
The US team lift the Women’s World Cup trophy. Source: Elaine Thompson
Click Here: Portugal football tracksuitAwayThe US won the Women’s World Cup final over night, beating holders Japan 5-2 with Carli Lloyd bagging a hat-trick in a thoroughly-entertaining game.Spain’s Joaquim Rodriguez was victorious in the third stage of the Tour de France.Andy Murray and Roger Federer have both reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon, while Serena William overcame sister Venus to progress to the last eight. Defending champion Novak Djokovic lost the first two set against Kevin Anderson but fought back to level before the match was stopped by bad light.Barcelona sign Turkish attacker Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid.Manchester United’s Nani has left the club after eight years and joined Turkish side Fenerbahce.Italian midfielder Andrea Pirlo has joined MLS club New York City FC after being granted a free transfer by Juventus.The best thing we shared
Stage Three of the Tour de France was forced to stop after a crash involving 20 riders. Looks nasty.
On the recordThe fixture listShamrock Rovers face FC Progres Niederkorn in the second leg of their Europa League first round qualifier at Tallaght Stadium (8pm).At Wimbledon, it’s Serena Williams v Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova v Coco Vandeweghe on Centre Court.Tour de France continues with Stage 4, which is 221 kilometres from Seraing to Cambrai.Showbiz, baby!
It’s fair to say Nick Kyrgios had a bit of a meltdown at Wimbledon today after a couple of decisions didn’t go his way. Here he is conceding a game on the way to Richard Gasquet.