28 Russian winter olympians investigated over doping

first_imgThey all competed at the 2014 Games in Sochi.It’s after the recent McLaren report claimed more than one-thousand competitors benefited from an “institutional conspiracy” of cheating and cover-up in the country.Russian president Vladimir Putin has denied there’s ever been state-sponsored doping there – but admits they “have a problem”.last_img

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Connacht and Ulster name sides for Euro games

first_imgJohn Cooney starts at out half for the first time in his career.Dave Shanahan replaces the injured Ruan Pienarr in the Ulster side for Sunday’s clash with Exeter.Full-back Charles Piutau and second row Pete Browne also return.  Tonight Leinster host Montpellier knowing a win will seal their place in the quarter-finals.Kick-off at the RDS is at 7.45pm.last_img

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McGrath Cup finalists to be decided today

first_imgA place in the final of the McGrath Cup is at stake in Mallow as old rivals Cork and Kerry lock horns in their third round tie.Elsewhere, Limerick know that a victory against Waterford will seal their place in the decider.Cork and Limerick will lock horns in Round 2 of the Munster Hurling League at the Gaelic Grounds. Elsewhere, Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor’s first match in joint charge of the Clare senior hurling team sees them make the trip to Tralee for a clash with Kerry.last_img read more

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Tipp to play Kerry in Munster U17 Football semi

first_imgThe winners will have home advantage in the provincial decider.And Cork welcome Limerick at Pairc Ui Rinn in the other semi which throws-in at the same time. Tipp are back in action in the Munster Under 17 Football Championship this evening.They travel to Tralee to play Kerry in the Semi-Finals.Throw in at Austin Stacks Park is at 7pm.last_img

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Scarlets thump Munster in Pro 12 final

first_imgPhoto © Pat Flynn Scarlets have their first rugby union Pro12 title in 13 years – after thumping table toppers Munster 46-22 in the final in Dublin.It’s despite the Welsh region finishing third in the regular campaign.Munster had been aiming for their first success since finishing on top of the pack in 2011. Meanwhile, Exeter are celebrating becoming rugby union’s Premiership champions for the first time this morning.They sealed the title with a dramatic 23-20 extra-time win over Wasps at Twickenham.last_img read more

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Tipp defence vital for Galway clash

first_imgFormer Waterford star John Mullane says Fox deserves a place in the Tipp defence.Throw-in is at 4 o’clock on Sunday afternoon in Croke Park.Tipp FM’s live coverage comes in association with Mulcahy Car Sales, Ardcroney, Nenagh and Connolly Man, O’Connell Street, Clonmel. Michael Ryan has some tough decisions to make about the Tipp defence ahead of Sundays All Ireland semi-final against Galway.There are calls for Eire Og Annacarty’s Tom Fox to be included in the starting 15He came on as a sub in the qualifier against Westmeath just over a month ago.last_img read more

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Doubts about Senior Football replay this weekend

first_imgFor their part both Moyle Rovers and Commercials are keen to have their county players available to them for the replay. There are doubts as to whether the South Senior Football final replay will go ahead this weekend.The game between Clonmel Commercials and Moyle Rovers is fixed for Cahir this Saturday.However its understood Tipp Senior Football manager Liam Kearns doesn’t want county players in a Divisional final a week before the League campaign starts on Saturday week away to Cork.last_img read more

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