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Dublin: 6 °C Thursday 22 February, 2018

Other - Today’s News

Russian curler stripped of Olympic medal for doping

Alexander Krushelnitsky was one of 168 Russian athletes who passed rigorous testing to compete as neutrals.

History made as Irish athlete runs sub-four-minute mile indoors for the first time Record Books This post contains videos

History made as Irish athlete runs sub-four-minute mile indoors for the first time

Dubliner John Travers recorded a time of 3.59.40, while Thomas Barr was also one of the big winners at the AIT International Grand Prix last night.

The final race of Lindsey Vonn's Olympic career ends in disappointment

Vonn’s last race in South Korea ended without a medal as Michelle Gisin won Alpine combined gold in Pyeongchang.

Other - Yesterday’s News

NBA owner fined $600,000 for controversial comments

Mark Cuban said it would be in the Mavericks’ best interest to lose for the rest of the season.

'Don't go to Sky in the future... They'll ruin you'

British rider Bradley Wiggins has suggested Team Sky’s dominance is bad for cycling.

'I felt like I had lost my roots': Jason Quigley is back with a Donegal vengeance

Donegal’s ‘El Animal’ is back in action after 11 months of injury woe, and he feels like a new man in and out of the ring.

Norway's Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian ever, 15-year-old smashes skate record

Alina Zagitova stole the show in figure skating on Wednesday.

Andy Lee: The nice guy who finished first

Limerick’s former WBO World middleweight champion will go down as an Irish boxing great, but he’s not going anywhere fast.

'I almost died after giving birth to my daughter'

Serena Williams has opened up about a recent life-threatening experience.

American star Lindsey Vonn bids emotional farewell to Olympic downhill career with bronze

‘I gave it all and to come away with a medal is a dream come true.’

Other - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Woods and Stricker named vice captains of US Ryder Cup team

Jim Furyk has appointed the pair ahead of this year’s event at Le Golf National in Paris.

Former world champion Andy Lee announces retirement from boxing

The 33-year-old Limerick man captured the WBO World middleweight title in 2014, and won 35 of his 39 pro bouts.

'It's a world final for me': Broadhurst-Harrington a fitting national decider as boxing returns to RTÉ

Amy Broadhurst and Kellie Harrington will square off in a potential barnburner on a massive night at the National Stadium.

'It feels good' - Walsh back in the saddle and on track for Cheltenham comeback

The champion jockey has been out of action with a broken leg.

World champion Christie's luck out again as she leaves without Olympic medal after disqualification

The Winter Olympics are over for Elise Christie, who has once again endured a miserable campaign in Pyeongchang.

Move over Eddie the Eagle, Swaney the Safe is our new Winter Olympics cult hero

Elizabeth Swaney finished last in the ladies’ ski halfpipe in Pyeongchang after refusing to do a single trick.

Third doping controversy hits the Winter Olympics

Ziga Jeglic is believed to have tested positive for the banned drug fenoterol.

Ireland's Brendan Newby misses out on ski halfpipe final despite best score of the season

The Cork-born skier finished 22nd with just the top 12 going through.

Other - Monday 19 February, 2018

'I hit rock bottom' – Kell Brook opens up on depression battle

“I remember sitting on my own, thinking: ‘No one loves me. What have I done to myself? What have I done to the people that do love me?’”

Watch: Unbelievable scenes as Germany and Canada share gold in thrilling bobsleigh finale Drama This post contains videos

Watch: Unbelievable scenes as Germany and Canada share gold in thrilling bobsleigh finale

It is only the second time in Games history that two teams have dead-heated for the winners’ medal.

Ireland to send team of four to next month's World Indoor Championships

The in-form Phil Healy and Olympian Ciara Mageean are both on the all-women Team Ireland.

For the second time in a month, Christian Coleman breaks the 60m world record... but this one counts

The US sprinter’s time of 6.37 could not be ratified last month.

'Love is love': Televised gay kiss lights up Olympics

It has been hailed by some as a landmark moment in Games history and the footage went viral on social media.

Tearful French skater's 'worst nightmare' after dress mishap

The mishap happened when the 22-year-old Gabriella Papadakis leaned backwards early on.

George Groves feeling cautiously optimistic about shoulder injury

WBA super-middleweight champion George Groves says it is ‘impossible to know’ if he will be fit for the World Boxing Super Series final.

Other - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Katie Taylor set to fight IBF champion in New York unification bout

The Bray woman will take on Victoria Bustos of Argentina, who was previously considered to be the most likely opponent for the fight.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the sporting week looked through the lens.

One-two double for Gordon Elliott at Navan

The Meath trainer enjoyed a prosperous day in his native county.

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden Flying The Flag This post contains videos

'I'm absolutely on top of the world' - Ireland's Craig Breen claims runner-up spot in Rally Sweden

The Slieverue native was greeted by his mother at the finish line after a career-best this afternoon.

Great Britain curling team suffers controversial defeat at Winter Olympics Divided Opinion This post contains videos

Great Britain curling team suffers controversial defeat at Winter Olympics

The incident generated a lot of reaction on social media.

Russian curler suspected of failing doping test at Winter Olympics

A source close to the matter said the case involved meldonium, the same substance that saw Maria Sharapova banned.

Prince Naseem Hamed absolutely destroys Chris Eubank Jr, tells him to retire No Sugar Coating This post contains videos

Prince Naseem Hamed absolutely destroys Chris Eubank Jr, tells him to retire

The former world champion wasn’t holding back after last night’s defeat to George Groves.

'He's the best' - Hirscher becomes most successful skier at 2018 Winter Olympics

The Austrian powered to his second Pyeongchang title by winning the men’s giant slalom.

Rooney completes his five-a-side team, Mr T's love of curling and more tweets of the week

Plus, John Heslin’s recovery work on the farm.

McDowell in the hunt for first win since 2015 in final round in California

The Portrush native is two strokes off the pace at the Genesis Open, where Bubba Watson holds the lead.

'He was in hospital for 55 days. I wanted to pull out of the fight but my wife said to do it for him' Boom Boom Basil This post contains videos

'He was in hospital for 55 days. I wanted to pull out of the fight but my wife said to do it for him'

Last September, Garda Niall Kennedy became the New England heavyweight champion, while his newborn son was fighting his own fight at home.

'I had to look after this puppy when I could barely look after myself' Journey This post contains videos

'I had to look after this puppy when I could barely look after myself'

Irish Alpine skier Kirsty McGarry chats to The42 about representing Ireland twice at the Winter Olympics and the difficult aftermath.

Other - Saturday 17 February, 2018

George Groves suffers suspected dislocated shoulder but successfully defends title against Chris Eubank Jr

The judges scored the fight 117-112, 116-112 and 115-113 for a unanimous decision.

Rondon stunner in vain as Baggies drop out of FA Cup following taxi debacle

Salomon Rondon’s stunning volley proved in vain for West Brom as they fell out of the FA Cup fifth round with a 2-1 loss to Southampton.

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