Candidates vying for the four available Asian Football Confederation (AFC) seats on the FIFA council have been cleared to stand for election by the world governing body, the AFC said Friday.
Germany midfielder Julian Weigl has been ruled out of Sunday's World Cup qualifier at Azerbaijan after picking up a thigh injury in their friendly international against England this week.
Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been suspended for three European club matches for his sending off against Gent last month, UEFA announced on Friday.
Bernard Tomic's woes continued Thursday as he pulled out of the Miami Open due to a back injury, the latest setback in a disappointing year for the Australian.
Brazil thrashed Uruguay to move to the brink of the World Cup finals Thursday as Lionel Messi got Argentina's faltering qualification campaign back on track with the only goal to sink Chile
Two down, three to go. So stands the title-chasing schedule at John the Baptist Community School in Hospital, Co. Limerick.
Christopher Joyce is swift to intervene when you ask whether the Cork hurlers’ training sessions have had an extra bounce since they beat Waterford the weekend before last.
Galway great Pete Finnerty has again expressed his dismay with 1989 All-Ireland semi-final referee John Denton.
Eir Sport are likely to target the Dublin senior football championship after securing rights to screen club championship games.
Monaghan have named the same side which started in last week’s Allianz FL Division 1 win over Roscommon for Sunday’s clash with Donegal.
Dovetailing the Triton Showers National Rally Championship and the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Championship doesn’t pose any huge problems for Monaghan’s Sam Moffett, who leads th
Colm Cooper met with Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice yesterday to discuss a Kerry return or retirement from the inter-county game at 33. Tony Leen examines the possible issues at play.
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel traded blows as the battle to win this year’s Formula One crown began with words.
Willie Mullins has been second in the Cheltenham Gold Cup six times, writes Brendan O’Brien
Ursulines Thurles’ hopes of a first Subway All-Ireland Schoolgirls title since 1996 are all but dead as Kilkenny College and Banbridge Academy led the way on the first day of the national champi
Of 1003 anti-doping tests carried out by Sport Ireland last year, four resulted in rule violations. Yet, over 40% of Irish athletes surveyed by Sport Ireland claimed to personally know someone who use
At the FAI Football Awards ceremony last Sunday, John Hartson made all the right kind of respectful noises towards his Irish hosts after being named International Personality of the Year.
With the Irish and Welsh choirs in full voice for a World Cup qualifier at a sold-out Aviva Stadium, it’s safe to predict that Lansdowne Road is going to be a noisy place tonight.
There is a theory that playing for England isn’t the draw it used to be, given the pressure that comes with it, and the ever-increasing rewards that are now the norm at the higher end of the clu
Jack O’Donoghue may be an international back row in his own right but you can understand his desire to make a mark in Italy this weekend before CJ Stander and Peter O’Mahony make their ret
The UCC Don’t Step On The Crest Handicap Hurdle was the feature event on Students’ Raceday in Mallow, writes Tommy Lyons, and local trainer Eoghan O’Grady landed the spoils with the
If you’ve ever travelled the South Ring road that skirts Cork City, particularly on a weekend, you may have heard the engines scrambling and the occasional guttural roar from up behind the Kinsa
Ireland’s best young athletes are in Athlone this weekend while the nation’s best masters have been flying the flag in Daegu.
Team Ambassador UCC Glanmire will put their Women’s Super League title on the line tomorrow at the new WIT Arena court when they face Killester in the semi-final.
Just 11% of Irish teens have mastered fundamental movements they should have mastered by the age of 6. The Insight Centre for Data Analytics along with DCU and Dublin GAA today launched the programme
Paul Fitzpatrick remembers Ryan McBride, Derry City FC footballer and captain and an iconic figure among the Brandywell supporters.
Paul Rouse tackles the wage packets of some of your beloved, and less so, soccer stars and whether or not they deserve the kind of money they make.
Anton Gerashchenko, an advisor to the Ukrainian interior minister and Verkhovna Rada deputy (People’s Front), said that Ukrainian citizen Pavlo Parshov who killed former Russian State Duma deput
“I plan on making the move up to Moto2 (this) year and aim to do well there so that in the next couple of years, I’ll be up in the main race with the big boys.”
A U.S. board overseeing the finances of the bankrupt territory of Puerto Rico announced that it is hiring Ukraine’s former finance minister to steer the Caribbean island out of crisis. Read more
UEFA has fined Barcelona for fans running on the pitch to celebrate victory over Paris Saint-Germain, and three other clubs for incidents at recent Champions League and Europa League games
The feisty top-order batsman damaged his right shoulder when diving to save a boundary on the first day of the penultimate Test in Ranchi.