This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 24 May, 2018

Today’s News

From Trump pardons boxing's first black heavyweight champion after Stallone's appeals Jack Johnson

Trump pardons boxing's first black heavyweight champion after Stallone's appeals

Trump had said previously that Stallone had brought Johnson’s story to his attention in a phone call.

Citroen axes Northern Ireland driver for 'excessively high number of crashes'

Kris Meeke and his Irish co-driver Paul Nagle will not be participating for the rest of the 2018 WRC.

'Shane wanted to step back from professional football and it was sad. I remember it like it was yesterday'

Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane recalls when the young goalkeeper decided to leave Ipswich Town and return home in 2009.

Quiz: How well do you remember Liverpool's European Cup-winning sides?

You’ll need to be a hardcore Reds fan to get 10/10 in this.


Rory McIlroy two shots off the lead after impressive start at Wentworth

The 29-year-old carded a five-under 67 at the BMW PGA Championship.

'After being a Manchester United fan as a kid I couldn't say I regretted joining them'

Tangling with World Cup winners, interrupting Roy Keane’s post-match pizza, and captaining Cork City.

Early Friend arrival a boost to help Connacht ease summer of transition

Connacht’s new head coach will have ample time to mull over captaincy and structures when he lands in Galway next month.

Real Madrid fans return 1,000 Champions League final tickets as price hikes spell misery

Spiralling accommodation and travel costs have deterred supporters from travelling to Kiev.

Pochettino signs Tottenham deal to stay until 2023

The Spurs manager and his coaching staff have all agreed new five-year contracts.

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies

Martin O’Neill has announced his final squad as Ireland prepare to France and the United States next week.

'He wants to keep on playing' - Mancini leaves Italy door open for Buffon amid PSG speculation

Gianluigi Buffon is leaving Juventus but his international career might not be over yet.

Here are the dates that Euro 2020 matches will be played in Dublin

The Aviva Stadium is hosting three group games and a knockout tie in the upcoming European championships.

Blow for Ireland U20s as powerful O'Sullivan and O'Toole suffer knee injuries

Munster pair Jack Daly and Bryan O’Connor have been called up ahead of the team’s departure for France this weekend.

Villa willing to let John Terry skip Chelsea matches next season if they win promotion

Steve Bruce is hoping to extend the former England captain’s stay beyond this summer.

Champions League final returning to Istanbul in 2020

It will be the first time since 2005 that the biggest game in European club football will be played in the Turkish city.

Monaghan's McKenna picks up third straight stoppage as Sugar Ray Leonard watches on in Santa Monica

Aaron McKenna moved to 4-0(3KOs) after bashing up Darrel Harris last night.

Cork's Alan Cadogan ruled out for rest of the season - reports

The Rebels face old enemy Tipperary on Sunday.

5 changes to Roscommon team for Connacht opener against Leitrim from league final success

Kevin McStay has named 12 of last year’s Connacht final winning side for the game with Leitrim.

Connacht appoint ex-Quins coach Andy Friend on three-year contract

The 49-year-old former Australia Sevens coach will arrive in the western province next month to oversee pre-season training.

Ireland cricket legend Ed Joyce announces his retirement

The 39-year-old is taking up a new role overseeing leadership development and as a batting coach.

World Rugby adopts 12 global trials into law book with immediate effect

No kicking the ball out of rucks, the feed into the scrum and much more.

Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine

James Slipper was suspended and fined by Rugby Australia after testing positive for cocaine.

'We need to move on and let this group come through' - Cork's shift away from All-Ireland triumph

Only two players from 2010 final win are named to start on Saturday against Tipperary.

Record caps-holder Donncha O'Callaghan returns to ambassador role with Munster

The recently-retired lock will join Doug Howlett’s commercial team.

Former Dundalk star Richie Towell ready to fulfil childhood dream this weekend

The on-loan Brighton midfielder hopes to end an enjoyable season on a winning note with Rotherham United.

Manchester United in talks with Spurs to sign Alderweireld

Spurs are thought to be demanding a fee upwards of £50 million for the Belgian defender.

Liverpool's team of misfits against Real Madrid in 2014 demonstrates radical Klopp effect

Just five of the Liverpool side that played against Real Madrid three and a half years ago will feature on Saturday.

Barcelona and Spain legend Iniesta signs for Japan's Vissel Kobe

The 34-year-old Spanish World Cup winner lifted 32 major trophies during his Barcelona career.

Analysis: Leinster have to be wary that Scarlets' old habits die hard

The Welsh region possess a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it ability to score tries.

Celtics push James and Cavs to brink with Game 5 NBA win

A 96-83 win for the Boston Celtics last night to move within one win of reaching the NBA finals.

Yesterday’s News

I’ve got a biological age of 23, claims Ronaldo

The 33-year-old striker has struggled to find his best form domestically for Real Madrid but promises there are still big things to come from him.

'I dreamed of being a great golfer - I never dreamed of all this other stuff'

Rory McIlroy has been ranked as the 15th most famous sportsperson in the world by ESPN.

Ex-Man United striker Falcao hit with €9 million fine and suspended prison sentence

Many of football’s greatest stars including Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been in similar trouble with the Spanish tax authorities.

England can win World Cup, says Loftus-Cheek

The 22-year-old is backing captain Harry Kane’s belief that they can win the tournament.

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta appears to confirm next destination

The 34-year-old is going to his “new home” with his “friend” Hiroshi Mikitani, owner of Japan’s Vissel Kobe.

Roger Federer suggests Serena Williams could be the greatest tennis player of all-time

“She became one of the greatest, if not the greatest tennis player of all time.”

3 things new boss Unai Emery needs to fix at Arsenal

The Gunners manager has a number of challenges to solve.

'He's made a huge mistake!' - Deschamps criticises PSG star for France snub

Adrien Rabiot has refused to take his place among France’s standbys for the World Cup and could yet be left out of further squads

54-point thriller in Ardee, while Meath, Offaly, Laois and Kildare triumph

It was a busy night of GAA action with Round 2 of the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship taking place.

Strong squad underlines Ireland's chances of series success in Australia

Joe Schmidt’s 32-man squad features two uncapped players and a host of proven stars.

1 2 3 4 5