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Barcelona’s  Lionel Messi scores their first goal from a free-kick  against PSV Eindhoven’s goalkeeper Jeroen Zoet  during the  Champions League Group B  match  at the Nou Camp. Photograph: Enric Fontcuberta/EPA

Barcelona 4 PSV Eindhoven 0 Lionel Messi scored a sensational hat-trick as Barcelona kick-started their Champions League campaign with a 4-0 win at h(...)

Kyna Rushe, special educational needs  co-ordinator at Naul National School, Naul, Co. Dublin, with left-handed students Alannah, Róisín, Aaron, JP, Heather, Harry and Jack. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times.

Ciotóg, claw hand, wrong hand – historically left-handedness was seen as a curse. The word “left” has long been associated with wrongness or devianc(...)

Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho has reportedly settled his tax dispute. Photograph: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA

José Mourinho has agreed to pay a fine to settle a tax dispute with the Spanish authorities during his spell at Real Madrid, it is understood. Contr(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has been left off the shortlist for the Fifa Player of the Year for the first time since 2006. Photo: Lluis Gene/Getty Images

Cristiano Ronaldo could claim a record sixth Fifa men’s player of the year prize after Lionel Messi was omitted from the shortlist for the first time (...)

Lionel Messi celebrates scoring Barcelona’s  sixth goal against SD Huesca at   Camp Nou on Sunday. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez scored twice each as La Liga champions. Barcelona turned on the style to hammer Huesca 8-2 on Sunday and join Real Madri(...)

Mohamed Salah started the new season with a goal against West Ham. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Liverpool’s Mo Salah has made the three man shortlist for Uefa’s Player of the year award with the Egyptian recognised for his remarkable first season(...)

Lionel Messi scores his second and Barcelona’s third against Alaves. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty

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

 Cristiano Ronaldo:   he scored 450 goals in 438 appearances for Real Madrid.  Photograph: Getty Images

On the day back in 2009 when Real Madrid unveiled their new world record signing Cristiano Ronaldo, an estimated 80,000 turned up at the Bernabeu Stad(...)

It has been a long hot summer of bad ideas. The last three months have been a sweltering beach of marketing wheezes so irredeemably flawed that it’s b(...)

Ecstatic Irish hockey fans celebrate the women’s team’s World Cup semi-final victory over Spain in the Glenside Pub in Churchtown, Dublin.

What price a place at the World Cup final? The cheers of relief and ecstasy had barely died down when Noreen O’Riordan, the Loreto Hockey Club fixture(...)

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