Mon, 30 Mar, 2020
Mamma mia! “Large public events might be cancelled,” Britain’s health secretary glumly admitted to a brow-furrowed interviewer on Sunday morning, as various worst-case coronavirus scenarios were put to him. Every United fan in the country will have immediately had the same thought: “What?"
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
UEFA, which has waved its paw at the Financial Fair Play debate for far too long, has finally found its claws after banning Manchester City from the Champions League — but the ensuing fight is now going to be bloody and extended.
Sat, 15 Feb, 2020
Sport fans love their statistics and, increasingly, so do sports administrators. Annual reports of the CEOs for all major Australian sports now include tables on TV viewership figures, marketing and sponsorship revenues, and, of course, participation numbers.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
Challenges made by Caster Semenya and Athletics South Africa to IAAF regulations restricting testosterone levels in women runners in selected events have been dismissed, the Court of Arbitration for Sport has announced.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
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 rules which will be announced on Thursday, it's understood.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018
Last Friday, the Bar Association of Ireland hosted its first ever sports law conference in Dublin. The brainchild of Cork barrister Tim O’Connor and High Court judge David Barniville, the conference is another example of the growing interest in sports law.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
Flagged as a great Irish middle-distance hope since winning silver at the World Youth Championships in 2009, Ciara Mageean has been hampered by severe injury. But the Portaferry native made good on her talent last July, with a 1,500m bronze medal at the European Championships in Amsterdam.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
The good vibes from Rio 2016's vibrant opening ceremony did not take long to fade this morning as reports emerged of athletes getting lost, fans stuck in queues and a fatal shooting witnessed by international film crews.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
The International Olympic Committee has postponed a decision on whether to ban the entire Russian Olympic team from the Rio Games but has announced a raft of measures in response to Monday’s report of state-directed doping.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016