Few sports blur the lines of cinema quite like boxing.
Colm Collins is in his fourth year as Clare football manager. He is also on his fourth coach, leading the man himself to quip: “I must be very difficult to get on with”.
Wherever else the Cork footballers may fall down this summer, fitness won’t be an issue.
All-Ireland winning Cork football manager Conor Counihan believes the county’s decline is partly down to poor club structures.
They’re not half-pregnant now. For years there, that’s essentially how the Cork senior hurlers were going about the place.
The 62-year-old, who only took charge at Selhurst Park on December 23, guided the Eagles to safety on May 14 following a 4-0 defeat of Hull, who were relegated as a result.
Pat Spillane admits he made an error in condemning Tyrone for playing “puke football” in beating Kerry on their way to winning the 2003 All-Ireland title.
There are men with a foot in both camps for tonight’s Europa League final. Daley Blind is one, another is Wesley Sneijder.
Leitrim star Emlyn Mulligan has stressed the need for a tiered All-Ireland football championship to make the game more appealing to players from developing counties.
The An Post Rás burst into life yesterday as an Irish rider landed a first stage win of the week and the race for the yellow jersey was blown wide open.
Every schoolkid dreams of playing for their club, their county, or their country. Few are still wearing the uniform when that dream comes true, but Luke Meade was.
It is one of the great ironies of football, but also a tribute to the pragmatism of Jose Mourinho, that the Europa League, a competition once much derided by Manchester United fans from their heady pe
‘I guess it’s all about pressure. I know pressure and understand there are big moments in a game,’ says Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus.
Ireland star Robbie Henshaw will be armed with words of wisdom from former Lions captain Brian O’Driscoll when he heads to New Zealand next week.
Cork City goalkeepers Mark McNulty and Alan Smith are literally lending a helping hand to the Irish cause.
Ajax’s first professional coach was Wicklow native John Kirwan, who allegedly played a key role in choosing the club’s iconic white shirt with a red vertical strip.
Paul Kennedy is in line for his biggest team challenge to date when Ireland take on seven opponents in Friday’s important Division 1 Nations Cup of Italy in Rome.
Kevin Durant does not need to be told that Golden State Warriors should have a muted celebration after winning the Western Conference finals.
James Cooney was the star of the Munster Junior A action last weekend, beating Michael Murphy by three bowls after a scintillating 10 shot salvo at Whitechurch on Sunday.
Across a season of 31 competitive games, Leinster registered 23 wins, a single draw and only seven defeats.
The first major bye round is here and causing plenty of headaches for overall NRL Fantasy coaches. We look at the best bye-round buys and the players to avoid.
BDF Cheetahs have sent a strong message of their intentions to retain the Botswana Rugby Union (BRU) Super rugby title.
Botswana National Olympic Committee (BNOC) president, Negroes Kgosietsile has called for calm ahead of executive committee elections to be held in September.
Allardyce, 62, kept south London side Palace in the top flight after replacing the sacked Alan Pardew in December, when the club was in 17th place just one point above the relegation zone. He had sig
A three-match contest between the sides starts with a day/nighter at Headingley on Wednesday, with the series given added spice by the fact it acts as a warm-up for next week`s Champions Trophy tourn
The Rebels were eliminated in the first round of the SEC Tournament. What's the outlook for Ole Miss going forward?
The champion in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, Nadal, now 30, was written off when he lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2015 quarter-finals, ending a 39-match win streak in Pari
In Madrid, Nadal trounced Nick Kyrgios, David Goffin and French Open champion Novak Djokovic on his way to a record-extending 52nd title on his favoured clay.
(Reuters) - Maria Sharapova's comeback from a doping ban will include an appearance at the Rogers Cup in August after the former world number one was granted a wild card by the organizers of the Toron
(The Sports Xchange) - Kyrie Irving saved the Cavaliers and set a career playoff high with 42 points in Cleveland's 112-99 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tue
If the Houston Astros represent a bona fide playoff contender, then the Tigers aren’t even in the conversation.
Offense continues to have no answers, as Mikie Mahtook's late home run provides only runs
(The Sports Xchange) - The Ottawa Senators staved off elimination and set the stage for a dramatic finish in the Eastern Conference Final with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pengui