We’ll Leave It There So: Rowers rejoice and all today’s sport

OlympicsAfter a few disappointing days (on dry land at least) Ireland got a boxer back in the winner’s circle as Steven Donnelly defeated Mongolia’s Tuvshinbat Byamba to reach the quarter-finals in his weight class.The double sculls rowers were in great form again today. Sinead Lynch, Claire Lambe and the O’Donovan brothers took third place to earn a place in their respective Olympic finals.Good news in hockey too? What a day! Though we needed a dramatic late goal from Germany to keep our interest alive in this tournament.

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Padraig Harrington had a mixed day on his way to 70 in the golf, Seamus Power finished on level par.Judy Reynolds guaranteed her place in tomorrow’s dressage semi-final with a score of 74.7%.The news was not so good for Chloe Magee, who lost her badminton preliminary in straight sets. Shane Ryan ended his Games with the 50m freestyle heat.

Ireland’s Shannon McCurley gets a practice run in at the Velodrome. Source: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

AwayPolice are investigating the poisoning of a competitor at Wimbledon.Fiji secured their first ever Olympic medal. They go for gold tonight.A stark warning for Manchester United players. Bow before Ibra!A union body for UFC fighters has been established.Mourad Boudjellal will contest Toulon‘s salary cap fine. Of course he will.Here’s all today’s transfer gossip.The Best Thing We Shared

This picture by INPHO’s Dan Sheridan of Steven Donnelly landing a shot in today’s bout is sensational.

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Source: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

On The Record

– Gary O’Donovan is interviewed about his last interview.

Where We Were Today

We had live golf analysis from Rio on Snapchat.

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Justin Rose made an Olympic hole-in-one.

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