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Conor McGregor convicted of assault in Dublin

Conor McGregor punched the man at a pub on 6 April



Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has pleaded guilty to one charge of assault after an altercation in a Dublin pub in April.

Footage of the incident released in August showed McGregor punching Desmond Keogh in the head at the Marble Arch pub in Drimnagh, south of the centre.

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Rugby World Cup 2019: England fined for crossing halfway line before New Zealand match

Some England players strayed over the halfway line during New Zealand's haka



England have been fined a four-figure sum for crossing the halfway line as they lined up in a V formation to face the haka before their Rugby World Cup semi-final match against New Zealand.

World Rugby rules stipulate teams must remain within their own half of the pitch to receive the challenge.

Read more: Rugby World Cup 2019: England fined for crossing halfway line before New Zealand match

Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome says 2020 Tour route is 'brutal' as he aims for fifth title

Chris Froome sat next to Ineos team-mate and defending champion Egan Bernal as the 2020 Tour de France route was unveiled



Britain's Chris Froome has called the route for the 107th edition of the Tour de France "brutal" as he aims for a record-equalling fifth title.

Riders will face 29 mountains on the 3,470km (2,156-mile) 21-stage route, which starts in Nice on 27 June.

Read more: Tour de France: Britain's Chris Froome says 2020 Tour route is 'brutal' as he aims for fifth title

Cech named Man of the Match on ice hockey debut wearing Chelsea and Arsenal-inspired helmet


The goalkeeper, who retired from football this summer, put in a match-winning performance as Guildford Phoenix beat Swindon Wildcats 2 on penalties - Getty Images




Petr Cech was named Man of the Match in his first game since signing for ice hockey side Guildford Phoenix on Sunday.

The former Arsenal and Chelsea goalkeeper, now 37, was the star man in Guildford’s win over Swindon Wildcats 2 in the NIHL 2, after a game tied 2-2 went to a penalty decider.

Read more: Cech named Man of the Match on ice hockey debut wearing Chelsea and Arsenal-inspired helmet

Alberto Salazar: Mo Farah's former coach banned for four years for doping violations

Salazar (centre) alongside Farah (right) and training partner Galen Rupp (left) at the London 2012 Olympics



Alberto Salazar - Mo Farah's former athletics coach - has been banned from the sport for four years after being found guilty of doping violations.

Salazar runs the Nike Oregon Project - home to British four-time Olympic champion Farah from 2011 until 2017.

Read more: Alberto Salazar: Mo Farah's former coach banned for four years for doping violations


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