Arsenal’s  Hector Bellerin: “If I wanted to be at Barcelona I would have stayed there,” he says. “My challenge was to come to England and I came here with everything.” Photograph: Getty Images

(...) says. “So to have played those games so early for me, even though the performances probably weren’t as(...)

Russia’s Maria Sharapova in action during her third round 6-3, 6-4 victory over Samantha Stosur of Australia in the French Open at Roland Garros. Photograph: Reuters.

(...) some wise words, too, on Novak Djokovic’s place in the game’s pantheon. “Very high already. He’s still(...)

Killian Brennan of St Patrick’s Athletic  battles with  Stephen McPhail of Shamrock Rovers during the  FAI  Cup second round match at  Richmond Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) seven league games, a tally that had been matched here within 37 minutes. Things might have been(...)

(...) reliever works best for you, whether playing an instrument or games console, listening to music or playing(...)

Dylan Hartley has been dropped from England’s World Cup training squad after he was banned for four weeks for headbutting Saracen’s Jamie George. Photograph: Getty

(...) three warm-up games and tournament opener against Fiji on September 18 after being banned for four weeks(...)

Joe Schmidt says the experience of Less Kiss will be invaluable when selecting Ireland’s squad for this year’s World Cup. Photograph: Inpho

(...) games with us but to get Stuart McCloskey in was really good value and he has slotted in with ease.” “We(...)

Amnesty International have called on Northern Ireland to use Saturday’s friendly against Qatar to put pressure on the Qatari government to improve the rights of the migrants working on the 2022 World Cup. Photograph: Getty

(...)’s continuing abuse of foreign workers in the nation. “We don’t advocate the cancellation or boycotting of games(...)

Tim Sherwood says Christian Benteke should aim higher than Liverpool if he is to leave Aston Villa. Photograph: PA

(...) scored 12 goals in as many games and will be widely considered as the most serious threat to Arsenal(...)

Limerick’s Cian Lynch, seen here getting away from David McInerney of Clare, had an excellent performance in last week’s Munster Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Last August I went to two Saturday evening All-Ireland football quarter-final games in Croke Park(...)

Australian centre Andrew Smith will move on from Munster after playing an important part in their run to the Guinness Pro 12 final. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

(...) games, he has scored five tries, developed a settled midfield partnership with Denis Hurley and gone(...)