Polish officials have complained to the organisers of the European Swimming Championships in Berlin after an announcer introduced the Polish team by joking that they would return home with stolen cars.

Silver medal for Cork's Orla Barry at IPC Championships

Orla Barry has won silver in the women's discus final at the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea.

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Spencer announces shock retirement

Jamie Spencer will retire from riding at the end of the current season to take up a new role with Qatar Racing Ltd.

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Balotelli's opinion of 'The Sun' will endear him to Liverpool fans

With reports flying that Mario Balotelli is about to be revealed as Liverpool’s latest signing, this video from his unveiling in Milan last year will definitely ...

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Palace director quits amid allegations of racism, sexism and homophobia

Iain Moody has resigned from his role as sporting director of Crystal Palace with immediate effect, the club have announced.

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Celtic player makes great goal-line block - on the wrong goal-line

Celtic will be reasonably happy to come away from their Champions League game away to Maribor with a draw, but it was a night to forget for midfielder Stefan Johansen. ...

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Mulholland steps down as Galway football manager

Galway GAA confirmed this morning that Alan Mulholland will not continue as the county’s football manager for another season.

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Gibson returns to Republic of Ireland squad as Keane remains captain

Martin O'Neill has named a provisional 36-man squad for Ireland's upcoming games against Oman and Georgia.

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O’Brien keen on Champion double

Aidan O’Brien admits he would “love” Australia to tackle next month’s Qipco Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown.

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Scholes: I am scared for United

Paul Scholes has expressed fear that Manchester United will descend into long-term decline unless rapid action is taken to strengthen their faltering team.

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Reds interested in permanent move for Balotelli

Liverpool are considering a move to bring AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli back to the Barclays Premier League.

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Irish boy asks Carragher a biting question

Luis Suarez may have decided it is time to move on from his biting past but the football world won’t forget so easily.

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Former Derry star McCloy thanks “life-saving efforts” of medical staff following collapse

Former Derry All-Star Kevin McCloy has thanked the “life-saving efforts” of medical staff who assisted him after he collapsed in a club game last week and lost consciousness. ...

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Hamilton hoping for change in luck

Lewis Hamilton is hoping his luck has turned as he heads into the second half of a nip-and-tuck battle for this year’s Formula One world title.

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Pochettino now a Europa League fan

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino has had a change of heart on the Europa League ahead of his managerial debut in continental competition.

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Palace pause move to pursue Mackay

Crystal Palace appear to have pressed pause on a move for Malky Mackay to take over at Selhurst Park with caretaker boss Keith Millen expected to be in charge for ...

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