Five Irish-based players on European Player of the Year longlist
Tadhg Furlong is nominated for the third year in a row.
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Tadhg Furlong is nominated for the third year in a row.
Football clubs should ban bags at grounds, according to a former national counter-terrorism adviser.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
Brian O'Driscoll has backed Wales international Sam Warburton to captain the British and Irish Lions on this summer's tour of New Zealand.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2017
Ministers in the UK have been warned they could face a fresh legal challenge to Theresa May's Brexit plans unless they guarantee British Parliament a vote on the outcome of negotiations with the EU.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
As many as seven professional football clubs are now embroiled in the growing child sex abuse scandal, with more than 20 ex-players alleging they were victims, the head of the players' union has said.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2016
Juan Mata left a disabled Manchester United fan "absolutely made up" after greeting him at Old Trafford and arranging a match ticket for him, the boy's father has said.
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016
Former Football Association chairman David Bernstein hopes Sam Allardyce does not receive a compensation payment after "hubris" brought about the end of his reign as England manager.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2016
Mon, 27 Jun, 2016
The full line-up for Top Gear has been announced, with a total of seven presenters heading up the BBC’s flagship motoring show.
Fri, 12 Feb, 2016
Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
A British Conservative MP has insisted he has never taken illegal drugs, adding: “You don’t put diesel in a Ferrari”.
Mon, 23 Nov, 2015
Nigel Farage’s chief of staff has left his post as the Ukip leader faces rapidly rising pressure to hold on to his job.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
A former Conservative parliamentary candidate now standing for Ukip in the general election has claimed he was fired in a “pre-emptive strike” because the Tories knew he planned to leave.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke believes it is just a matter of time before Rory McIlroy completes the career grand slam by winning the Masters.
Mon, 23 Mar, 2015
The Open Championship deal between the R&A and Sky Sports has been welcomed by the Golfing Union of Ireland.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2015
Stephen Hendry has confirmed he could come out of retirement and return to snooker in time for the World Championship in April.
Fri, 16 Jan, 2015
The head of the footballers’ union apologised after he compared the Ched Evans controversy to the Hillsborough disaster.
Sat, 10 Jan, 2015
Professional Footballers’ Association chief executive Gordon Taylor has apologised for appearing to compare Ched Evans’ attempt to clear his name with the Hillsborough disaster.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2015
Former Oldham midfielder Rick Holden does not see how convicted rapist Ched Evans “can survive” if he returns to football with his old club.
Mon, 05 Jan, 2015
Convicted rapist Ched Evans has said he is “ashamed” of his actions – but expressed no remorse for his crime as he continues to protest his innocence.
Sun, 19 Oct, 2014
A Conservative MP has said he will complain to the new press regulator over the “entrapment” by Sunday newspaper which prompted a British government minister to resign.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014
Tesco executives may be hauled before MPs to explain the supermarket giant’s “stratospheric” error over its inflated profits guidance.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
A helicopter has crashed into the sea in East Yorkshire in England, police have said.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2014
The International Paralympic Committeee will allow Oscar Pistorius to compete in the future after the movement’s most famous athlete was found guilty of the culpable homicide of his girlfriend.
Fri, 12 Sep, 2014
Carl Frampton ended Northern Ireland’s long wait for another boxing world champion on a night to savour in Belfast last night as he pounded Kiko Martinez to swipe away the Spaniard’s title.
Sun, 07 Sep, 2014
FIFA is expected to make a swift decision on Luis Suarez’s future in the World Cup and the Uruguay striker may play no further part in the tournament after appearing to have bitten Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2014
If EU leaders back Jean- Claude Juncker for the post of European Commission president this week it would be "flicking two fingers" at voters across the continent who had expressed concerns about Brussels, said British MP Iain Duncan Smith.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2014
Arsene Wenger has agreed a new contract to remain as Arsenal manager until 2017, Press Association Sport understands.
Fri, 30 May, 2014
Laura Robson says Elena Baltacha will be “forever a team-mate” after the former British number one lost her fight against cancer.
Tue, 06 May, 2014
A stronger “public interest test” should be introduced for takeovers of strategically important businesses, Ed Miliband said as he demanded a full assessment of whether Pfizer’s potential takeover of AstraZeneca would be good for Britain.
Sun, 04 May, 2014
Joey Barton believes Wayne Rooney has not progressed much since moving to Manchester United and is not a world class player.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014
Veteran British broadcaster Stuart Hall will appear in court today to enter pleas on historic allegations that he raped two young girls.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
Fulham have taken drastic action in their bid to beat relegation by sacking Rene Meulensteen and appointing Felix Magath as first-team manager.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2014
The decision to force a mentally ill mother-to-be to have her baby delivered by caesarean section was “absolutely unreasonable”, her lawyer has said.
Thu, 05 Dec, 2013
John McCririck fears he has become a “pariah” who will struggle to find work again after losing his age discrimination case against Channel 4 on Wednesday.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2013
A £3.21bn chunk of UK-taxpayer-backed Lloyds Banking Group has been sold by the British Government as it begins the process of returning the bank to private hands.
Tue, 17 Sep, 2013
Hull owner Assem Allam has confirmed the club will be formally renamed Hull City Tigers from the start of the new season.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2013
Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge has accused Luis Suarez of a “massive lack of loyalty” by his desire to leave the club.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2013
Former Ireland captain Keith Wood believes Warren Gatland has “made a terrible mistake” by leaving Brian O’Driscoll out of the British and Irish Lions’ deciding Test against Australia.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2013
Carlos Tevez risks being handed a suspended prison sentence if he does not fulfil his community service order for motoring offences, celebrity lawyer Nick Freeman has warned.
Sat, 29 Jun, 2013
Roberto Martinez was edging ever closer to a move to Everton after Wigan chairman Dave Whelan confirmed the two clubs have agreed a compensation payment.
Tue, 04 Jun, 2013
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez’s move to Everton has moved closer after Latics chairman Dave Whelan confirmed the two clubs have agreed a compensation payment.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2013
Jockey Joseph O’Brien is hoping his loyalty to Battle Of Marengo can yield an Investec Derby double at Epsom today.
Sat, 01 Jun, 2013
Team-mates, managers, politicians and fans queued up to pay tribute to the retiring David Beckham yesterday, a fitting reaction to the exit of a player who transcended his sport.
Fri, 17 May, 2013