It was a tough day out for the Ireland senior women’s and men’s teams today at their respective 2018 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries, as they lost out to Luxembourg and Malta respectively.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
The popularity of Sunday’s Germaine’s of Baltinglass Hotel Rally is reflected by an entry of 130 competitors that will be led away by top seed and favourite Kilkenny’s Enda O’Brien (Ford Escort).
Fri, 20 Oct, 2017
Just before half-time in Southampton’s home home with Arsenal last December, Sadio Mane clipped a lovely pass in behind Per Mertesacker to set up a chase for Shane Long. There was only going to be one winner – Long terrorised the Germany defender with his pace all day and had already had a goal harshly disallowed, but his attempted dink over Petr Cech had too much on it and sailed over the crossbar for a wasted opportunity.
Mon, 13 Jun, 2016
Sun, 12 Jun, 2016
Wayne Rooney equalled Bobby Charlton’s all-time scoring record as England secured progress to the European Championships, but it is Roy Hodgson’s bemusing decision to take off his captain that will dominate the conversation.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
Even though the vexed matter of qualification for the Euro finals in France next year is a much more pressing concern, Ireland will today learn their qualifying destiny for the World Cup in Russia in 2018 when the preliminary draw takes place in St Petersburg, kicking off at 4pm Irish time.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
The deaths of Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger at the San Marino Grand Prix in 1994 were the last driver fatalities in Formula One, due largely to the safety review prompted by their deaths and ongoing measures to reduce the almost annual incidence of such tragedies in the series. Here are the main F1 safety measures enacted since that time.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
A small, bespectacled German immigrant who invented a glamorous life for himself in the US by posing as an heir to the fabled Rockefeller fortune was sentenced yesterday to 27 years to life in prison for a California cold-case murder.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013