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Cork beat Waterford in gripping Munster semi-final

Kieran Kingston’s Cork delivered another big performance at Semple Stadium this afternoon to book their place in a first Munster senior hurling final since 2014 – as Patrick Horgan collected ten points for the winners. Four weeks after slaying last year’s provincial and All-Ireland winners

Ex-UFC fighter Tim Hague dies after knocked out in boxing

Former UFC heavyweight Tim Hague died at the age of 34 on Sunday, following a knockout loss in a boxing match Friday. “It is with incredible sadness, sorrow and heartbreak to report that Tim has passed away today,” his family said in a statement. “He

Vidal and Vargas strike late to beat Cameroon

Chile 2-0 Cameroon Late goals from Arturo Vidal and Eduardo Vargas saw Chile open their Confederations Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over Cameroon – but it is unlikely to spare FIFA having to answer some difficult questions about the video assistant referee (VAR) system.

NHL salary cap set to rise to $75M in 2017-18

The salary cap will rise by $2 million for the 2017-18 season to an upper limit of $75 million, the NHL and its players’ union announced Sunday. The lower limit is set at $55.4 million, while the adjusted midpoint is $65.2 million, according to the

Video assistant referees – the case for and against

Didi Hamann believes the use of video assistant referees (VARs) is “farcical”, and warned the system cannot work in the long run. VARs have been trialled in recent international friendlies and are currently being used at the Confederations Cup in Russia. Portugal had an early

Champions Trophy: Sarfraz Ahmed wants cricket to return to Pakistan

Watch the moment Pakistan won the Champions Trophy Pakistan’s Champions Trophy victory could encourage the world’s top cricket nations to resume touring the country, captain Sarfraz Ahmed says. There has not been an international match in Pakistan since a 2009 attack on Sri Lanka’s team

Former UFC fighter Matt Hughes still unresponsive after crash

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes didn’t suffer any broken bones or internal injuries when his truck collided with a train Friday but remains unresponsive, his family said Sunday. “He has some minor lacerations and bruising and is currently being weaned from his ventilator. He

Champions Trophy: Inspired Pakistan thrash India by 180 runs

Champions Trophy final, The Oval Pakistan 338-4 (50 overs): Fakhar 114, Azhar 59, Hafeez 57*, Jadhav 1-27 India 158 all out (30.3 overs): Pandya 76, Amir 3-16 Pakistan won by 180 runs Scorecard Pakistan produced an incredible display to thrash fierce rivals India and win

Lucas Pouille wins Stuttgart Open for third career title

STUTTGART, Germany — Lucas Pouille of France defeated Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 to win the Stuttgart Open on Sunday. The No. 4-seeded Pouille, who was given a wild card for the grass-court tournament, hit 29 aces and saved six of the seven break