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ATHLETICS: Second gold medal for Jason Smyth

Ireland’s Jason Smyth completed a sprint double at the World Para-athletics Championships with victory in the T13 200m final at London Stadium.

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ATHLETICS: Jason Smyth cruises into 200m final in London

Jason Smyth enjoyed a comfortable passage to the T13 200m final at the World Para-athletics Championships by cruising to a heat win in London.

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Jason Smyth of Ireland, Chadwick Campbell, left, of Jamaica, Zak Skinner, first right, of Great Britain and Vegard Dragsund Nilsen of Norway, second right, competing in the 100m during the 2017 Para Athletics World Championship

ATHLETICS: Gold medals for Jason Smyth and Michael McKillip

Ireland’s Jason Smyth has sensationally won his sixth World Championship gold medal at the Para Athletics World Championships in London on Sunday night.

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Loughlain Toland pictured with his wife Merry Jo Toland, after Watertown Red and Black's recent win.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Punt pays off for Toland

A former junior player from the Waterside is using his footballing skills in America - but not for the beautiful game.

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IRISH OPEN: Ballyliffin gets Rory McIlroy’s seal of approval

RORY McILROY has expressed his delight after it was announced Inishowen’s iconic links course, Ballyliffin Golf Club, will host the 2018 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

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GOLF: Spain’s Jon Rahm lifts Dubai Duty Free Irish Open title at Portstewart

Spain’s Jon Rahm consolidated his status as the hottest property in golf with a resounding victory in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, his second win in just his 25th event as a professional.

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IRISH OPEN: Michael Hoey happy to finish with a flourish at Portstewart

Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey saved his best round to the final day of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Portstewart.

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GOLF: The 2018 Irish Open will be staged at Ballyliffin

GOLF: The 2018 Irish Open will be staged at Ballyliffin

Ballyliffin in County Donegal will host the Irish Open for the first time in 2018.

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Michael Hoey of Northern Ireland, on the 16th during Day 3 of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Golf Championship at Portstewart Golf Club

IRISH OPEN: Jon Rahm well placed to take trophy from Rory McIlroy at Portstewart

Having persuaded Jon Rahm to enter his event, Rory McIlroy could end the week by handing him the trophy after the Spanish star surged into a share of the lead in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open.

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IRISH OPEN: Frustrating finish for Fleetwood

Tommy Fleetwood admitted he was frustrated by his finish in the third round of the Irish Open at Portstewart.

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Peter Hanson finishes his third round at the Irish Open.

IRISH OPEN: Hole-in-one for Hanson

Peter Hanson lit up the play at the Irish Open this morning with a hole-in-one at the third.

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IRISH OPEN: Reaction from Michael Hoey after his third round at Portstewart on Saturday

Saturday is moving day at the DDF Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation and Michael Hoey carded a two under par 70 to take a step up the leaderboard.

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IRISH OPEN: Rich Beem and his connection with Ardglass Golf Club

Paul Kelly caught up with former US PGA winner Rich Beem at the Irish Open Championship.

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Lions' Ken Owens speaks with referee Romain Poite

RUGBY: Reaction to the draw in Auckland after New Zealand and British & Irish Lions Test Series is shared

British and Irish Lions skipper Sam Warburton was left speechless after a 15-15 draw with New Zealand in Auckland meant the Test series was tied.

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IRISH OPEN: Harrington still standing as GMAC crashes out

Thankfully, while many of the home favourites faltered at Portstewart, Padraig Harrington stood strong.

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IRISH OPEN: Over 18,000 pass through gates at Portstewart Golf Club for second day

Justin Rose, Graham McDowell and Tommy Fleetwood delights golf fans at Portstewart after their second rounds on the Dubai Duty Ferr Irish Open on Friday.

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IRISH OPEN: Third round draw and tee times

IRISH OPEN: Third round draw and tee times

The draw and tee-times for the third round of the Dubai Diuty Free Irish Open on Saturday at Portstewart Goif Club have been confirmed.

Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey goes at 8.50am.

Joint leaders Daniel Im and Benjamin Hebert are out at 1.30pm.

England’s Sam Walker will start the morning at 7.50am - on his own.

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Jon Rahm waves to the crowd after making a putt on the 14th during round 2 of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open golf championship at Portstewart Golf Club.  Picture by Peter Morrison/Presseye.com

IRISH OPEN: There is still more to come says Rahm

Jon Rahm says there is more to come as he sets his sights on overnight leaders Benjamin Hebert and Daniel Im.

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IRISH OPEN: Miserable day for defending champion Rory McIlroy at Portstewart

Defending champion Rory McIlroy crashed out of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open on Friday, missing the cut in his home event for the fourth time in five years.

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VIDEO: Reaction from Michael Hoey after his second round of the Irish Open at Portstewart

Galgorm Castle’s Michael Hoey was delighted to come through a difficult morning at Portstewart Golf Club on Friday - but played well enough to ensure he would go into third round.

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