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Tokyo 2020: Day 4 updates

Day four of the Tokyo Olympics sees Mona McSharry compete in the 100m breaststroke final, while Aidan Walsh is in the boxing ring and the Ireland Rugby 7s take on Kenya. Keep up to date with all the action here.

Tokyo 2020: Walsh will show no fear in red-hot division

Described as a thoroughbred by Team Ireland's boxing performance director, Bernard Dunne, Aidan Walsh makes his Olympic bow in Tokyo on Tuesday.

'Phenomenal' Ballyshannon club key to McSharry's rise

RTÉ swimming analyst Earl McCarthy has hailed the work done by coach Grace Meade and the Marlins club in Ballyshannon in the development of Mona McSharry after the Sligo swimmer qualified for an Olympic final.

Tokyo 2020: Nguyen wins on debut to set up decider

Nhat Nguyen has beaten Nikula Karunaratne of Sri Lanka 21-16, 21-14 to win his opening match at the Olympics in Toyko.

O'Sullivan: Mayo poised to lower Dublin colours

Mayo are going to be "extremely dangerous" going forward in this year's football championship, according to former Kerry captain Darran O'Sullivan.

Tokyo 2020: Irish in action on Day 4

Irish eyes will be firmly fixed on the pool in the early hours of Tuesday morning, as Mona McSharry competes in the Women's 100m breaststroke final.

Galway Races: Preview and tips for Day 2

Rain is forecast for day two of the Galway Races and the conditions throw a spanner in the works when it comes to predicting the winners, writes Brendan Duke.

Former Rangers captain Ally Dawson dies aged 63

Former Rangers captain Ally Dawson has died at the age of 63.

Ireland on list of potential venue for America's Cup

Ireland has made it to a final list of potential locations to hold the America's Cup sailing competition in 2024.

Doherty progresses in Champions League

Ken Doherty eased into stage two of snooker's Championship League as he went unbeaten in his three Group 14 matches.

Knight injured by Rooney in training, claims report

Republic of Ireland international Jason Knight is set to be sidelined for 12 weeks with an ankle injury, as a report in the British media claims it was caused by his manager Wayne Rooney in training.

Man Utd agree fee to sign Varane from Real - reports

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign France centre back Raphael Varane from Real Madrid for an initial £34 million (€40 million), British media reported today.

Moran: Rising Rebels may need another season

Former Limerick hurler Niall Moran says Cork's improvement at underage level and a new steely resolve bodes well for the Rebels, but thinks they are still a little short of winning an All-Ireland title in 2021.

Work begins on Everton's new stadium

Work has finally begun on Everton's new ground at Bramley-Moore Dock with the club reiterating its commitment to preserving the city's history.

Galway Races: Coltor wins feature for Maguire and Weld

Coltor (14-1) and Finian Maguire snatched the spoils in the valuable Connacht Hotel Handicap to deny Aubrey McMahon a third victory in the day one feature at Galway.

Seven athletes named on Ireland's Para Cycling squad

The Para Cycling team that will represent Ireland at the 2020 Paralympic Games has been announced. Seven athletes have been selected, five of whom who will be making their Paralympic debut in Tokyo next month.

Delany and Prendergast star in Ireland win

Captain Laura Delany led the way with 61 as Ireland beat the Netherlands by 28 runs in the first T20 international in Dublin.

Tokyo 2020: McSharry makes 100m breaststroke final

Mona McSharry has made history by making the final of the 100m breaststroke thanks to a brilliant swim on Monday morning.

Schofield named new Northern Ireland U21s manager

John Schofield has been appointed as the new Northern Ireland Under-21s manager.

Lions coach urges Erasmus to lay off Twitter criticism

Lions assistant coach Steve Tandy believes if South Africa's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has any complaints about rough play from the tourists he should direct them through the appropriate channels and not social media.