Morning Sports Update

Austria’s Dominic Thiem claimed his first Grand Slam title after coming from two sets down to beat Alexander Zverev five sets in the US Open final.

Second seed Thiem, who had lost his previous three major finals is the first man to win a maiden Grand Slam singles title since 2014.



Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says they need to improve their attacking play after his side opened their Premier League campaign with a 1-nil defeat at home to Everton.

It’s the first time that Mourinho has lost on the opening weekend in England’s top flight.

The Spurs boss believes his forwards need to perform with more intensity

West Brom lost 3-nil to Leicester on their return to the top flight.

Jamie Vardy scored two penalties for the Foxes.


There are two more games this evening.

Chelsea could give debuts to their new signings Kai Havertz and Timo Werner when they travel to Brighton – kick off at the Amex is 8.15.

Before that at 6, Irish internationals Enda Stevens, John Egan, and David McGoldrick will all be hoping to feature for Sheffield United when they host Wolves.


Finn Harps moved off the bottom of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division table with a scoreless draw at home to Derry City.



Maghery were crowned Armagh Senior Football Champions after a second-half comeback saw them beat defending champions Crossmaglen by 4-9 to 19 points at the Athletic Grounds.


Slaughtneil made it eight Dery hurling titles in a row with a 23 points to 11 points win over Kevin Lynch’s in the final.

Dunloy are Antrim champions for the third time in four years, after a 2-20 to 2-13 win over Loughgiel.

and Ballyhaunis saw off Tooreen by 1-15 to 1-12 to win the Mayo hurling decider.



South Korea’s Mirim Lee won her first major title at the A-N-A Inspiration after a three-way play-off.

The 29-year-old beat Nelly Korda and Brooke Henderson after all three had finished up on 15 under par.

Leona Maguire finished in a share of 18th place on 6 under par after back to back rounds in the 60s over the weekend.

Stephanie Meadow ended up on 2 over.



There’s a seven-race card at Sligo and Tipperary this afternoon with the first meetings going to post at 1.10 and 3.00 respectively