Chelsea 1 Liverpool 0 (Chelsea win 2-1 on aggregate)Branislav Ivanovic kept his head as Chelsea edged a frenetic, ill-tempered clash with Liverpool to advance to the Capital One Cup final.

Long facing six-week lay-off

Southampton will be without Shane Long for up to six weeks after he fractured a couple of ribs, it is understood.

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O’Brien may line out for Irish Wolfhounds

Sean O’Brien remains in contention to end an injury-plagued 14 months by making a comeback for the Irish Wolfhounds against England Saxons.

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Eto’o seals Sampdoria switch

Samuel Eto’o has completed his move from Everton to Sampdoria.

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Analysis: The past meetings of Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych

Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych will meet for the 11th time when they face each other in the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Thursday. Now, we look back at their ...

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Sigerson Cup stroll for potent UCC

The potent attacking arsenal available to UCC was rolled out for all to see as they overcame the shock of an early Cork IT goal to rout their Cork rivals in the ...

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Twitter mourns loss of transfer deadline live reports

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent Harry Redknapp from being interviewed through a car window, Transfer deadline day live reports are no more.

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Duffy reflects on replays and rule changes in annual report

Director General of the GAA Paraic Duffy released his annual report for 2014 in Croke Park today.

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Half time report: UCC show attacking prowess in first half against CIT

The potent attacking arsenal available to UCC was rolled out for all to see as they overcame the shock of an early Cork IT goal to rout their Cork rivals in the ...

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Lance Armstrong doesn't regret cheating but still wants us all to forgive him

Despite standing by his doping decision back in 1995, the disgraced cyclist wants to be able to compete again with all his titles restored.

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Niamh Briggs named as Irish women's captain for Six Nations

Niamh Briggs will captain the Irish women’s rugby team in the upcoming Six Nations tournament.

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Deans to coach Barbarians

Former Australia head coach Robbie Deans will oversee the Barbarians for their two fixtures against Ireland and their game against England in May.

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British Open ‘male-only’ golf club undertakes review of membership policy

Royal Troon Golf Club has announced its intention to undertake a “comprehensive review” of its membership policy.

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Mourinho keen to banish Cup blues

“When you lose, you have to focus immediately on the next game."

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McGregor set for midsummer title challenge

Conor McGregor’s coach has said the fighter’s UFC title challenge is now likely to be later in the summer than the May date initially reported.

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Murray sets up Australian Open semi with Berydch

Andy Murray has reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open beating Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 7-6 (7/5), 6-3.

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Fletcher can leave for nothing

Manchester United have told vice-captain Darren Fletcher he can leave on a free transfer.

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VIDEO: Hilarious spoof Six Nations ad from Wales

With less than two weeks to go to the start of the Six Nations fans are preparing themselves for a feast of rugby - and BBC Wales have put together a very funny ...

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Rodgers ready for Jose duel

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is looking forward to locking horns with former mentor Jose Mourinho once again – this time with a Wembley place at stake.

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Russian face-off for Sharapova

Maria Sharapova will face fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova in the last four of the Australian Open after the pair enjoyed surprisingly one-sided quarter-final victories ...

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Berdych blasts Nadal in three sets

Tomas Berdych ended his incredible losing streak against Rafael Nadal in brilliant style to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Tuesday.

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Jim Gavin on Joe Brolly's 'indentured slaves' comments

By Daragh Ó ConchúirJim Gavin has backed the proposal to bring the All-Ireland finals forward by a week and to complete the club championships within the calendar ...

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