Sports > Other sports  RSS
Irish ladies bag silver medal in velodrome with an 'incredible' European effort

Added: 22.10.2017 21:30 | 8 views | 0 comments

After some strong rides and close calls during the week, Lydia Boylan and Lydia Gurley won a medal for the Irish track cycling team at the 2017 UEC Track Elite European Championships in Berlin yesterday.

Tags: EU, Berlin, Cycling

Hamilton poised for coronation after Texan masterclass

Added: 22.10.2017 21:30 | 35 views | 0 comments

Lewis Hamilton took one look at Sebastian Vettel and decided, in the finest Texan tradition, that this town was not big enough for the both of them. No wonder he wore a stetson as he leapt atop the podium.


Nevin and McGivern strike gold in Eindhoven

Added: 22.10.2017 21:30 | 35 views | 0 comments

Ireland's boxers claimed two gold and two silver medals at the Elite Eindhoven BoxCup in the Netherlands yesterday.

Tags: Ireland, Gold

Burnett completes stunning journey with double world crown

Added: 22.10.2017 21:30 | 7 views | 0 comments

Building a profile outside the ring is the unenviable task now facing Ryan Burnett, Ireland's latest and perhaps least known world boxing champion, in the wake of his stunning achievement in unifying the WBA and IBF bantamweight straps at the tender age of 25.

Tags: Ireland

Katie Taylor is now most admired sport star in sponsor study

Added: 22.10.2017 13:24 | 5 views | 0 comments

Katie Taylor, who is preparing for the biggest moment of her professional boxing career in her challenge for the WBA World lightweight title in Cardiff next Saturday, is now Ireland's most admired sports personality, according to sponsorship advisers Onside.

Tags: Ireland

WATCH: Conor McGregor slammed for his post-fight comments to Artem Lobov

Added: 22.10.2017 8:42 | 6 views | 0 comments

It was all eyes on Gdansk, Poland on Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 118 as Liverpool’s Darren Till took on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the main event and proceeded to turn the UFC’s welterweight division on its head.

Tags: DARPA, Poland

'I had to dig deep' - Ireland's Ryan Burnett makes history with unification fight win

Added: 22.10.2017 3:23 | 7 views | 0 comments

Ryan Burnett made history as he beat Zhanat Zhakiyanov by unanimous decision in their WBA and IBF world bantamweight unification fight in Belfast.


David Oliver Joyce now 4-0 in the pro ranks after first round TKO win

Added: 21.10.2017 14:42 | 5 views | 0 comments

Rio Olympian David Oliver Joyce had made it four wins on the spin in his fledgling professional boxing career.

Tags: Olympics

Usain Bolt to begin football career in 2018 and reveals 'a lot' of contact from clubs

Added: 21.10.2017 6:41 | 4 views | 0 comments

Eight-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt wants to begin his professional football career in 2018 and has revealed “a lot” of clubs have reached out to sign him already.

Tags: Football, USA

'He would climb over the gates as a kid and he would say 'Gerry, I'm going to be a world champion'

Added: 21.10.2017 3:51 | 7 views | 0 comments

This Saturday Ryan Burnett will make the walk to the centre of Belfast’s SSE Arena with the IBF Bantamweight title in his grasp.

Tags: Belfast

Clan Hamilton gather in hope of a coronation

Added: 20.10.2017 21:30 | 32 views | 0 comments

For the first time this season, Lewis Hamilton's mother, the publicity-shy Carmen, has turned up to watch him race. So, too, has his brother Nicolas, famously a picture of emotion at his maiden world title celebrations in 2008.


Counting the human cost of Britain's Olympic dream: is sport still fit to be called sport at all?

Added: 20.10.2017 14:40 | 6 views | 0 comments

What’s the price of an Olympic medal? That’s an easy question to answer. It’s about £4.1 million, if you crudely divide the £274 million handed out by UK Sport in the last Olympic cycle by the 67 medals Team GB won in Rio de Janeiro last year, their most successful Games in over a century.

Tags: UK

Eddie Hearn pushes back Katie Taylor's Dublin homecoming

Added: 20.10.2017 10:10 | 35 views | 0 comments

Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has said that he has plans for Katie Taylor to delay her Dublin homecoming until next year instead of the originally planned November date.

Tags: Dublin

WATCH - Ronnie O'Sullivan lets a woman finish his century break after she 'invades' the arena

Added: 19.10.2017 10:24 | 4 views | 0 comments

Ronnie O'Sullivan was left bemused as a woman invaded the arena at the end of his English Open match against Zhang Young, with the security issue quickly turned into a jovial moment by the five-time world champion.

Tags: Women, Ronin

London Olympics gold winner McKayla Maroney claims doctor sexually abused her

Added: 19.10.2017 3:24 | 7 views | 0 comments

London 2012 Olympic gold medallist McKayla Maroney has made allegations of sexual assault against former USA gymnastics doctor Dr Larry Nassar.


WATCH - Gruesome ankle injury to Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward mars return of NBA

Added: 18.10.2017 6:27 | 5 views | 0 comments

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward suffered a horrific ankle injury just six minutes into his debut with the team as they lost 102-99 to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Tags: NBA, Mars, Lost

Olympic Council of Ireland and agency at centre of Rio ticketing scandal terminate contracts

Added: 17.10.2017 7:27 | 5 views | 0 comments

The Olympic Council of Ireland and THG, the agency at the centre of the Rio ticketing scandal, have agreed to terminate contracts.

Tags: Ireland

Paulie Malignaggi confirms he is in talks to fight Conor McGregor

Added: 17.10.2017 3:28 | 5 views | 0 comments

Paulie Malignaggi has confirmed that his team are in talks over a potential fight with Conor McGregor.


'David has made a bad mistake and Donal Og has made a bad mistake' - Paul Kimmage on those who wrote character references for Tom Humphries

Added: 16.10.2017 19:28 | 6 views | 0 comments

Sunday Independent journalist Paul Kimmage has said that Sunday Times sportswriter David Walsh and Cork hurling legend Donal Og Cusack made 'very bad mistakes' in writing character references for paedophile Tom Humphries.


Anthony Joshua gets new opponent for title fight after Pulev picks up training injury

Added: 16.10.2017 17:27 | 6 views | 0 comments

Kubrat Pulev has pulled out of his October 28 fight against Anthony Joshua because of a shoulder injury, promoter Eddie Hearn has announced. Carlos Takam will fight the Briton instead.


Contact us