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Carl Frampton against Josh Warrington is on THIS YEAR after Jackal's Windsor Park win

Carl Frampton is set for a mouth-watering clash with IBF World featherweight champion Josh Warrington later this year after beating Luke Jackson at Windsor Park.

Tyson Fury: I'll defend WBC World Heavyweight title in Belfast after I beat Deontay Wilder

Details of Tyson Fury's fight with Deontay Wilder are set to be revealed next week.

Smashing Carl Frampton stops Luke Jackson with thrilling display at Windsor Park after Tyson Fury wins and Paddy Barnes loses World title bout

It's the biggest fight night in Belfast's history and we'll keep you right up to date with all the big bouts at Windsor Park.

Watch: Paddy Barnes stopped by this vicious body shot from Cristofer Rosales

Paddy Barnes' first attempt at securing a World title came to an end care of one ruthless hit from the champ Cristofer Rosales.

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Lionel Messi double downs Alaves

Lionel Messi scored twice as LaLiga champions Barcelona beat Alaves 3-0 at the Nou Camp in their opening match of the new season.


Allegri predicts tough title defence for Juventus

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri accepts it will take time for Cristiano Ronaldo to fully settle in after his side battled to a dramatic 3-2 victory at Chievo, which shows how hard their Serie A title defence will be.

Guardiola making no promises despite Foden’s ‘quality’

Pep Guardiola believes Phil Foden is already good enough to thrive in the Premier League but has given no hint when the youngster’s next big chance will come.

Neymar is a bigger star then me – Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe stressed Neymar is more of a superstar than him after the teenage World Cup winner notched a late double in Paris St Germain’s 3-1 come-from-behind victory at Guingamp.

Deontay Wilder: I have nothing but love for Belfast but I want to spark out Tyson Fury

Belfast's boxing fans are famous for winning over visiting fighters. And they've done it big time, securing a spot in the heart of Deontay Wilder.


Late Juventus goal means Ronaldo starts Serie A life with a win

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Serie A debut for Juventus ended in a thrilling 3-2 victory at Chievo, thanks to a stoppage-time goal from substitute Federico Bernardeschi.


Linfield go top as Blues' new signings impress: All you need to know about the weekend's Irish League action

Linfield are on their own at the top of the Danske Bank Premiership table as the only team to keep up a 100% record after three games.

Our Sporting Lives with Lee Doherty: Football was the be-all and end-all. Then I left Linfield for Glenavon and learned family is No.1

Lee Doherty is sitting in Heathrow Airport. The Irish League legend and former Northern Ireland international laughs when explaining how much he and his wife Sharon love their holidays.


Celtic see off Partick Thistle to end hard week on a high

Celtic ended an unusually difficult week with a 3-1 Betfred Cup last-16 win over Partick Thistle at the Energy Check stadium at Firhill.


Defiant Paddy ready to seize historic moment

Paddy Barnes can't help but enjoy some craic at the expense of others and himself - even when it is on the cusp of the biggest night of his professional career.

NW200 seeks new sponsor as deal ends

North West 200 organisers have moved to clarify the reason they are searching for a new sponsor for their 90th anniversary next year.

House of Windsor will surely belong to Frampton

It was July 1954 when a legendary Irish featherweight, Billy Kelly, headlined at Windsor Park and now the modern day 9st great Carl Frampton will have that honour, seeking to copper fasten a legacy of Belfast fight nights that will be hard…

Saturday, Aug 18

Watch: World champ Wilder 'hit with chicken' by middleweight Saunders in Belfast Nandos

World heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has reportedly been pelted with chicken by middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders in a bizarre showdown at a Belfast Nandos.

Friday, Aug 17

Watch: Heavyweight champion Wilder shouts 'bomb squad' at Belfast weigh-in

Where Tyson Fury goes, controversy follows, and that was the case at the Europa Hotel in Belfast where the weigh-in was taking place ahead of fight night at Windsor Park on Saturday.

Thursday, Aug 16

Eight Academy stars named with new signings in Ulster squad for first pre-season fixture

Ulster Rugby fans will get a chance to watch the province's stars of the future at Kingspan Stadium on Saturday.

Celtic lead chase to sign Premier League defender but stars set to leave as Rangers face striking upheaval: Old Firm transfer rumours

With just over a fortnight to go until the transfer window closes, the Old Firm rumor mill continues to churn out some interesting prospects.

Rangers and Hearts locked in Kyle Lafferty discussions as full-back could be involved in deal

Hearts manager Craig Levein has confirmed that his club are locked in talks with Rangers over strike Kyle Lafferty.

As Northern Ireland climb up two spots, how do the new FIFA World Rankings work?

Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have both gone up two places in the latest update of the FIFA World Rankings.

Wednesday, Aug 15

Rangers reject Bordeaux’s bid for Alfredo Morelos as Lafferty deal expected

Rangers have rejected Bordeaux’s £3.75million bid for striker Alfredo Morelos, Press Association Sport understands.

Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty set to join Rangers this week: report

Rangers are hopeful that Kyle Lafferty could be back at Ibrox by the end of this week, according to reports.

Tuesday, Aug 14

Celtic dumped out of Champions League as Brendan Rodgers' men are beaten in Athens

Celtic's Champions League hopes were ended after a 2-1 qualifying defeat by AEK Athens in Greece saw them lose 3-2 on aggregate.

World's top lady golfers set to join new-look NI Open from 2019

The NI Open will take on a brand new and innovative format from next year as the world's top lady golfers join in with the men.

Celtic want two Premier League players as duo face exit while Rangers return unlikely for Adam: Old Firm transfer rumours

Celtic could have a busy end to the summer window, if today's Old Firm transfer rumours are to be believed.

Stuart Olding admits that a return to Ireland could be on cards one day

Controversial ex-Ulster centre Stuart Olding hasn't ruled out a possible return to Ireland.