Ciara Mageean was among the many Irish athletes to make the trip to Belgium over the weekend to compete in the IFAM meeting in Oordegem, the 25-year-old opening her season with a run of 2:03.12 to finish eighth in the 800m.
Kimi Raikkonen had a face that could curdle milk. The Finn tends to display the same emotional spectrum as a block of ice, but his expression on the podium was a diagram of rage as some crafty Ferrari tactics propelled Sebastian Vettel to the team's first Monaco Grand Prix win for 16 years.
Eric Donovan indulged himself in a rare treat yesterday morning after recording the fourth win of his pro career at Dublin's National Stadium the evening before - the ex-Irish Elite champion had Maltesers in his Coco Pops.
Kell Brook's reign as the IBF welterweight champion ended on Saturday night at the hands of impressive American challenger Errol Spence in the eleventh round in front of his home crowd in Sheffield. Brook was unable to see after his left eye had closed having taken a knee, but the brave British fighter was outboxed and outscored by the southpaw who has slick, fast skills, throughout the championship bout.
Irish cricket had some welcome good news on Friday night with its newest interpro side exceeding expectations and running the Northern Knights close. Rain might have ruined Munster's chance of a stunning victory, but there was plenty to cheer in their return to competition since they dropped out in 2000.
Chloe and Sam Magee spent their childhood racing up the steps of their parish hall, a big, blue, church-like building located right in the middle of Raphoe, Co Donegal. It is the home of their local badminton club and the place where their father, Sam, first taught them how to hold a racket.
Lewis Hamilton's boss Toto Wolff believes the British driver will end his Formula One career with Mercedes. Hamilton heads into tomorrow's Monaco Grand Prix six points adrift of title rival Sebastian Vettel in his bid to become the first Briton to win four championships.