The International Olympic Committee has frozen planning for the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 and started a process that could see it completely cut ties with the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
Sat, 01 Dec, 2018
Seventeen Irish sporting organisations received welcome news yesterday with the announcement that Sport Ireland’s board approved an additional €1.5 million in high-performance funding.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2018
The head of Russia's Olympic Committee claims their Olympic ban has been lifted.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018
When Colm Cronin hopped, skipped and jumped 15.89 meters on June 26th 1977, little did the Leevale man realise his Irish triple jump record would remain peerless some 40 years later.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
Wed, 31 Aug, 2016
Great expectations would have hindered Annalise Murphy as the sailor left for Rio, of that she is now certain.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
The organisers of the 2020 Olympic Games, which will be hosted in Tokyo, are considering using recycled electronics to create the medals for the event.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
Fri, 19 Aug, 2016
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
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
Having spent last week giving out about the poor trade in the mart for light store cattle, this week found me at the mart selling light store cattle.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
"Every story has a beginning. This is mine."
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
APART, perhaps, from in the Kremlin in Moscow, few tears will be shed at the decision of the world athletics governing body to maintain its doping ban on all Russian athletes competing anywhere, including at the Rio Olympics.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2016
Having not competed at the top level since last year, Greg Broderick and MHS Going Global laid down a late marker for Olympic selection yesterday, producing a double clear to help Ireland win the Furusiyya Series nations cup in a rain-soaked St Gallen, Switzerland.
Sat, 04 Jun, 2016
Sun, 29 May, 2016
WHEN runner Sergiu Ciobanu landed in Ireland 10 years ago at the age of 22 he didn’t even know what language the people spoke.
Fri, 27 May, 2016
Tue, 24 May, 2016
Olympic Council of Ireland boss Pat Hickey believes Nike may have missed a golden opportunity to sponsor Rory McIlroy’s bid for a gold medal in Rio.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2016
Fri, 08 Apr, 2016
For the second time inside 11 months, Dean Walsh and Ray Moylette will clash in the standout bout at the finals of the National Elite Championships, but there is more on the line than national pride tonight (live on TG4 from 7.30pm).
Fri, 11 Dec, 2015
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
While Ireland’s men are still riding high on the back of Olympic qualification, the same can’t be said of South Africa.
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
Oscar Pistorius’ agent is seeking a meeting with the double-amputee athlete in prison in the next few days to discuss his running future.
Thu, 23 Oct, 2014
They may have finished out of the medals but two Irish golfers helped make golfing history over the past two weeks as the sport made its first appearance in an Olympic event for 110 years.
Thu, 28 Aug, 2014
Pádraig Harrington rates the newly-formed Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI) as crucial for the future of Irish golf.
Wed, 07 May, 2014
Criminal gangs have targeted members of the Irish Olympic rowing team, stealing outboard engines from support boats and attempting to sell them abroad.
Wed, 07 May, 2014
Saudi authorities have been asked to consider lifting a state school ban on sports for girls, according to the official SPA news agency.
Thu, 10 Apr, 2014
The International Olympic Committee has been urged by a coalition of human and gay rights groups not to award future Games to nations which have discriminatory laws.
Sat, 22 Feb, 2014
Declan Geraghty advanced from his all-Crumlin BC lightweight clash with Francis Campbell in the opening bout of the National Elite Championships last night-
Sat, 22 Feb, 2014
You don't even have to like ice skating. Or Riverdance, for that matter. But this is deadly.
Tue, 14 Jan, 2014
The International Olympic Committee has dismissed concerns over Russia's anti-gay laws, saying they don't violate the Olympic charter.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2013
Outgoing president Jacques Rogge has conceded the International Olympic Committee can do little to influence Russia’s anti-gay laws ahead of the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
Protests in Istanbul and several other Turkish cities appear to have subsided, after days of fierce clashes following a police crackdown on a peaceful gathering.
Sun, 02 Jun, 2013
The International Olympic Committee’s executive board has agreed that wrestling, squash and baseball/softball will be on a shortlist of sports to be considered for inclusion in the sports programme for the 2020 Olympic Games.
Wed, 29 May, 2013
Even among all the Olympians and multiple champions one man stood out at this year’s Elite Boxing Championships in the National Stadium — Wexford’s Adam Nolan.
Fri, 03 May, 2013
The sports pundit who said that the Irish Olympic team should compete for Great Britain has made another Ireland-related gaffe.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2013
This year’s Elite national boxing championships are only at semi-final stage but already we know that five titles will change hands this year.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2013
Drama and disappointment at the opening weekend of the Elite National Boxing Championships at the National Stadium last night, three more champions losing their titles even before a punch was thrown.
Sat, 09 Feb, 2013
A man who got into the Olympic Stadium without a ticket then threw a beer bottle at competitors lining up for the men’s 100m final has been found guilty of public disorder.
Fri, 11 Jan, 2013
A man screamed abuse at Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt before hurling a bottle at the start line of the men’s Olympic 100m final, a British court heard today.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2013