Real Madrid comeback leaves Bayern Munich with tough task to qualify for final

Bayern Munich 1 Real Madrid 2Real Madrid came from behind tonight to take a 2-1 advantage into the second leg of their Champions League semi-final against Bayern ...

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Tipperary forwards on top form against Waterford in Munster MFC play-off

Tipperary 2-11 Waterford 2-6A five-point margin flattered the home team in the Leamybrien sunshine today as Tipperary were the silkier team on show in this Munster ...

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Willie Mullins roars to the front in Trainers' Championship race

Willie Mullins turned the tables on Gordon Elliott in spectacular fashion at Punchestown today and is now the red-hot favourite to claim a 12th Irish trainers' championship ...

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Season over for Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's season has been ended by a knee ligament injury which will rule him out of the World Cup.

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Treble for Willie Mullins sees trainers' championship gap close to €112,000

Bellshill saw off stable companion Djakadam to claim top honours in the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup.

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Neil Robertson the latest former world champion to be knocked out at the Crucible

Robertson became the fifth former champion to crash out in the opening round of the Betfred World Championship.

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Caster Semenya facing daily pills or more miles as IAAF reinstates hormone limit

Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya will have to take medication to lower her testosterone levels or move up to longer distances as a result of new ...

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Ireland's Daina Moorehouse takes gold at European Youth Championships

Ireland have won gold at the European Youth Championships in Italy.

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George North relishing 'new chapter' as he joins the Ospreys

The Welsh Rugby Union revealed today that the Swansea-based Ospreys will be his destination.

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Steven Gerrard still celebrates Liverpool goals as if he were on the pitch

You can take the man out of the Liverpool team, but you’ll never take Liverpool out of the man.

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Keith Earls wins Munster Player of the Year to complete unique hat-trick

Earls took the public vote ahead of Jean Kleyn and Rory Scannell.

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Leeds United owner: Trip to war-torn Myanmar a 'carefully considered decision'

Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani has defended the club's controversial tour of Myanmar next month.

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Warning issued after punch-ups and threats mar underage matches in Cork

The head of Go Games GAA in Cork has called on coaches and parents of clubs to “act responsibly” at matches involving the county's youngest hurlers and ...

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Punchestown tips: Sire Du Berlais makes considerable appeal

An open-looking renewal of the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup is the feature on day two of the Punchestown festival.

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Tennis engulfed in a 'tsunami' of betting-related corruption

Tennis provides a "fertile breeding ground" for breaches of integrity and is engulfed in a "tsunami" of betting-related corruption at some lower levels of the sport ...

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Declan McBennett to replace Ryle Nugent as RTÉ's Head of Sport

McBennett will take over from Nugent in June.

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Arsene Wenger on Arsenal departure: 'The timing was not my decision'

Arsene Wenger has said he is being pushed out the door at Arsenal.

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'The only result that matters is that he recovers': Jordan Henderson's tribute to injured Irish fan

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has released a touching tribute offering well-wishes to the Irishman who is fighting for his life following an altercation between ...

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Roma condemn 'abhorrent behaviour of small minority who brought shame on the club'

Roma have joined those condemning the "abhorrent behaviour" by a group of their fans before Tuesday's Champions League semi-final in Liverpool that has left a home ...

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Gareth Bale won't rule out Bayern Munich move but keeps focus on Real task

The two sides meet in the semi-finals of the Champions League in Germany tonight.

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'Three reasons to believe': Italian press say Roma are capable of another comeback

The Italian press believes Roma are capable of pulling off yet another "extraordinary" comeback to overturn a three-goal deficit and knock Liverpool out of the Champions ...

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'A genuine mistake': Paul Townend apologises for 'panicked' final-fence collision

Latest: "I wish to apologise to connections and to punters."

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Eoin Cadogan trying to ‘find his identity’ in Cork set-up

It’s not as if Eoin Cadogan is obsessed with what his fellow Cork hurlers think, but you can tell their perception of him is on his mind.

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Brian O’Driscoll's remarks hit a raw nerve in Ulster

Brian O’Driscoll’s comments about Ulster being a “bit of a basket case” has certainly hit a raw nerve around Ravenhill.

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Pádraig Harrington wants Ryder Cup captaincy in 2020

Pádraig Harrington wouldn't like to risk waiting to possibly perform the role on home soil in 2026.

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Penhill leads Willie Mullins assault on Punchestown prize

Willie Mullins fires an incredible seven-pronged assault on the Ladbrokes Champion Stayers Hurdle at Punchestown tomorrow.

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James Milner has broken a Champions League record

He’s certainly not boring.

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Jurgen Klopp more worried about Oxlade-Chamberlain injury than Roma rally

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits a potentially-serious injury to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain left him feeling more deflated than the two late goals they conceded ...

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Bradley under pressure as Shamrock Rovers knocked out of EA Sports Cup by Longford

The pressure continues to mount on Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley.

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Championship wrap: Derby playoff hopes revived; Barnsley deep in relegation trouble

Cardiff's automatic promotion hopes were dented as Derby revived their play-off hopes with a 3-1 win at Pride Park.

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Three things we learned from Liverpool's win over Roma

As Liverpool and Roma played out a thrilling 5-2 Champions League semi-final first leg, Ger McCarthy looks at what we learned from the game.

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Magnificent Mo helps Liverpool score five but late Roma goals keeps tie alive

Mohamed Salah savaged his former side Roma with a brilliant individual performance in a superb 5-2 Champions League semi-final first-leg victory undermined by two ...

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Talk of Ederson on penalties gives fantasy football managers pause for thought

Goalies are bought for their clean sheets and saves in fantasy football, but what if they had the chance to score?

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This tactical analysis of a Mario and Sonic football match is too good to miss

Yoshi, Knuckles, Sonic and Bowser are all involved in the passage of play.

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Update: Amnesty International questions Leeds United's planned tour to Myanmar

Leeds are planning a pre-season tour of Myanmar despite the UK Foreign Office's travel warnings being in place for various parts of the country.

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Ulster Rugby criticised for banning news reporters at pre-match press confrences

Ulster Rugby's ban on news reporters attending pre-match press conferences following the sacking of two rape-acquitted stars has been criticised as an "unacceptable ...

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#FinishForMatt: Marathon runners take on final 3.7 miles in memory of the late Matt Campbell

The MasterChef: The Professionals star died in Sunday’s London Marathon at the 22.5-mile mark.

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Amir Khan welcomes second child with wife Faryal

The couple are already parents to daughter Lamaisah.

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Un De Sceaux beats Douvan as Willie Mullins closes trainers' championship deficit

That result saw Mullins close the trainers' championship deficit to €226,714, having been over €521,000 behind Gordon Elliott at the start of the day.

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'Nothing changes... Nothing gets done': Cyrus Christie highlights racist comments he's received

Ireland defender Cyrus Christie has again highlighted the level of racist abuse he receives online.

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Turning back on social media a sign I've matured, says snooker's Trump

Snooker showman Judd Trump believes a self-imposed social media ban can help him land a long-awaited first world title.

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Michael Oliver to referee FA Cup final

Michael Oliver and his wife Lucy were targets of abuse by social media trolls following the recent Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Juventus.

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Four Irishmen set for Giro d'Italia as Chris Froome targets another Grand Tour win

Chris Froome's Team Sky squad for the Giro d'Italia has been named as the Briton seeks a third successive Grand Tour win.

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Rhys McClenaghan targets Olympics gymnastics medals for Ireland

"They broke the doors down for Irish gymnastics but now I want to break down doors further down the chain, and go to the Olympics to make finals and win medals."

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Can you guess the joke Peter Crouch just made about the royal baby’s arrival?

The target man is at it again.

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Why David De Gea is a big fan of Nottinghamshire wicketkeeper Tom Moores

Is the Spanish goalkeeper a cricket fan or just a stickler for razor-sharp reactions?

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Nigel Owens wows Dublin pub with rendition of The Fields of Athenry

Talk about pleasing the home crowd!

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Carlow star Brendan Murphy to miss the Championship for US move

Carlow will have to make do without one of their star men as they prepare to build on their historic league campaign.

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Colin O'Riordan in contention for AFL debut

O'Riordan impressed Sydney’s staff with the determination he approached his rehab with and was presented with a two-year contract extension at the end of last ...

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