Jamie Vardy claims Leicester's players have been subjected to "unfair stick" since Claudio Ranieri's sacking.

David Haye rattled by pro-Tony Bellew crowd

David Haye and Tony Bellew traded verbal barbs at a fiery, expletive-laden press conference in Liverpool but the pair were kept apart to prevent another possible ...

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Days after Claudio Ranieri's sacked and the Vardy party returns

Jamie Vardy's double inspired Leicester to victory over Liverpool as the champions sparked in to life following Claudio Ranieri's sacking.

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One of Ireland's top boxing coaches quits IABA role

The Wexford native worked Joe Ward's corner for two European Championship wins.

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IRFU rejects French officials' claims of poor treatment at Aviva Stadium

“It’s like us hosting other unions at the snack bars under the stands at the Stade de France.”

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Mario Gotze sidelined with 'metabolic disturbances'

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Gotze has been ruled out of action for the foreseeable future after the cause of his long-term muscle problems was found to be ...

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Serena Williams surprised two casual tennis players and it's every sports fan's dream scenario

You know how it is – you go for a game of tennis at the park, and end up playing against one of the greatest of all time.

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Old frustrations surface for Fernando Alonso as Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes set blistering pace

A frustrated Fernando Alonso was left ruing another disappointing start to the first day of his Formula One pre-season as history repeated itself in Barcelona today. ...

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Sally Corscadden appointed Senior High Performance Director of the Irish Eventing team

Corscadden (pictured), will focus on the delivery of the high performance plan 2017/2020 and on performance targets for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games campaign.

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WATCH: Templeogue star produces two stunning dunks in Men's Super League match

Lorcan Murphy was central to Templeogue's victory - scoring 12 of their points, including these two dunks.

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Irish boxer declared winner after opponent kicks her during fight

The Dubliner, who appeared on First Dates Ireland earlier this month, was left laughing as the verdict was announced.

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An opponent's quick thinking helped save the Bohemians goalkeeper's life

Kone proved himself to be the hero, and not for the first time.

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George Baker remains 'stable' in hospital after St Moritz fall

Baker was riding Boomerang Bob for Jamie Osborne on the frozen lake track when the horse was brought down and fatally injured.

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Tyrone v Cavan refixture announced

The game was postponed yesterday due to a waterlogged pitch at Omagh.

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Katie Taylor's opponent for this weekend has been announced

The bout will be on the undercard of David Haye versus Tony Bellew.

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Katie Taylor punches a tennis ball attached to her cap with crazy skill

If you can punch a tennis ball, you can punch an opponent.

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World Rugby considering law change over Italy tactics

The Azzurri refused to compete for the ball once a tackle had been made.

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Joey Carbery signs first professional contract with Leinster

Six others have signed fresh terms with the province.

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Ex-Arsenal defender on trial with Bray Wanderers

There's a 50-50 chance he'll join the Seagulls.

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Crystal Palace fans awkwardly vandalised their own bus by accident

They caused €47k worth of damage.

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Sean O’Brien praises ’smart’ Italy performance against England

Sean O’Brien has no doubt but that he would have been much quicker than a befuddled England in countering the unorthodox tactics used by Italy at Twickenham ...

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The 5 most gloriously Zlatan things that Zlatan Ibrahimovic said after winning the EFL Cup

Because his quotes are almost as good as his goals.

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Chris Smalling took time out from celebrating the EFL Cup win to taunt Liverpool fans

And the reaction from Liverpool fans was pretty much what you’d expect.

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My kids and Jose Mourinho pestered me to join Man United, says Zlatan Ibrahimovic

EFL Cup final hero Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would never have signed for Manchester United if his children and Jose Mourinho had not persuaded him to.

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Action needed on breakdown laws after Italy's refusal to ruck, says Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones expects World Rugby to revise the breakdown laws that were manipulated by Italy throughout England's 36-15 RBS 6 Nations victory at Twickenham.

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Rugby stars accused of buying cocaine released from Paris jail

Former All Blacks rugby lock Ali Williams and ex-Australia back James O'Connor have been released from jail after they were arrested while allegedly buying cocaine ...

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Barcelona have made their own Oscar nominations, and there's some A-list talent in there

You get an award! You get an award! You get an award!

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Roma close gap on Juve while Lazio boost European hopes

Roma closed the gap on Serie A leaders Juventus to seven points with a 3-1 win away to Inter Milan at San Siro.

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Real Madrid stage three-goal comeback, including controversial penalty, to reclaim top spot

Real Madrid came from two goals down to swiftly reclaim top spot in LaLiga with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Villarreal.

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People are wondering whether Jose Mourinho was actually happy about winning the EFL Cup

He didn’t look in a particularly celebratory mood…

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Police arrest 13 football fans in England after derby clashes

Thirteen football fans have been arrested after violent clashes erupted between rival supporters watching a derby match in England.

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Manolo Gabbiadini had a perfectly good goal disallowed in the EFL Cup final, so fans celebrated his 'hat-trick' anyway

We’ve not seen a ‘hat-trick’ as controversial as this one since Geoff Hurst’s in 1966.

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Five things we learned from Barca's win at Atletico

Lionel Messi struck a late winner for the second straight weekend as Barcelona defeated LaLiga title rivals Atletico Madrid 2-1 at the Vicente Calderon.

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Conor O'Shea makes impassioned defence of Italy: 'Why always us? Why?'

Head coach Conor O'Shea issued an impassioned defence of Italy after a 36-15 defeat to England at the end of a week in which the Azzurri's RBS 6 Nations place has ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic on winning the EFL Cup: This is what I came for

Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes winning trophies gets better with age after firing Manchester United to success in the EFL Cup final.

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Watch the incredible interview with Eddie Jones: 'That wasn't rugby'

England head coach Eddie Jones said: "We've got to come up with a new name for it, no-ruck rugby."

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Conor O'Shea: We deserve 'a little bit of respect'; Eddie Jones slams Italy tactics

Italy coach Conor O'Shea was pleased with his side's display in their 36-15 defeat to England in their Six Nations game today.

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Injured Barry Geraghty to miss Cheltenham after Kempton fall

Top jockey Barry Geraghty has been ruled out of the Cheltenham Festival after suffering a collapsed lung and six broken ribs in a fall at Kempton Park yesterday.

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Everyone's offering to teach James Haskell the laws of rugby

Come on James, you should know this by now.

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Conor O'Shea's ruck tactics for Italy confuse the English who eventually come out winners

England survived an almighty scare to finish 36-15 winners at Twickenham as Italy issued a rousing response to scrutiny of their ongoing presence in the Six Nations. ...

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Dogged Monaghan bag vital two points in Killarney

Monaghan bagged two precious Allianz League points as they came away from Kerry with a win for the second time in a row this afternoon.

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Football round-up: Here's what happened in Division 3 and 4

There were a number of fixtures in the Allianz Football League down for decision this afternoon.

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Ulster continue push for top-four place with easy bonus-point win over Zebre

Ulster recorded their third consecutive bonus-point Guinness PRO12 win as they overcame a battling Zebre side 40-17 at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma.

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Anger at short notice given of postponement of Tyrone v Cavan game

The Tyrone v Cavan NFL Division One tie at Healy Park fell victim to the weather, but there was anger at the short notice, with the postponement call coming just ...

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Still unbeaten but Dubs pegged back by late Donegal free

A disputable additional time free ensured Donegal extended their unbeaten record in Ballybofey to 16 games.

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Spurs go second after Harry Kane gets his second hat-trick in a week

Harry Kane scored a first-half hat-trick as Tottenham battered Stoke 4-0 and climbed up to second in the Premier League table.

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