Ireland celebrate with the Six Nations trophy. The joint bid from BBC and ITV may still fall short of the expectations of the three Celtic unions. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

(...) former, which broadcasts the Premiership and has co-rights for the European Champions Cup with Sky, did(...)

Rory McIlroy is almost certain to miss the British Open after rupturing ankle ligaments. Photograph: PA

(...) a serious ankle injury playing football. The European Tour has confirmed McIlroy has withdrawn from(...)

Galway were beaten in the Leinster hurling final by Kilkenny despite the individual brilliance of Joe Canning. Photograph: Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • July 6, 2015, 08:40

(...) in the Ladies European Masters at Buckinghamshire Golf Club yesterday, eventually finishing runner(...)

(...)’ Stakes ATHLETICS Eurosport 2, 2.30pm-6pm, 10.30pm-midnight Tallinn U-23 European Championships(...)

World No 1 amateur Leona Maguire finished alone in second place at the ISPS HANDA Ladies European Masters at The Buckinghamshire Golf Club near London. Photograph: Tristan Jones/LET

(...) short of a sensational win over the professionals in the ISPS HANDA Ladies European Masters at The(...)

Jaco Van Zyl leades the French Open by two shots after carding a flawless third round 64 in Paris. Photograph: Afp

(...) you can’t let your guard down and have to stay on top of things.” Van Zyl is chasing a first European(...)

Colombia striker Radamel Falcao will join Chelsea on loan after Manchester United decided against a permanent move for the player after he spent  last year at Old Trafford. Photograph: Rodrigo Buendia/AFP/Getty Images

(...) thought the real Falcao was the out-of-sorts figure seen at United. Having missed the 2014 World Cup with(...)

Graeme McDowell: “I have a lot of technique in my head to be honest and I have to strip that out; I’ve got to get back to basics and try to clear the mind.” Photograph: Getty

(...) 2018 Ryder Cup and slumped to a second round of 78, his worst score in 32 rounds at the venue. “I(...)

 David Howell plays out of a bunker on to the second green during the first round of the Alstom Open de France at Le Golf National in Paris. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

(...).30 at the 2018 Ryder Cup venue, although the initial delay lasted just 30 minutes. However, only 42(...)

New Holland boss Danny Blind turned down a ‘fantastic offer’ to join up with Louis Van Gaal at Manchester United. Photograph: Afp

(...) country?” Blind was assistant to Van Gaal at last year’s World Cup finals then assistant to Hiddink. He(...)