At the Irish Raptor Study Group conference in Dublin last weekend, Sarah Hoy of the University of Aberdeen spoke about the goshawk, a bird of increasing interest in Ireland.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2015
A series of changes have been announced to the qualification system for Olympic cycling with the aim of strengthening the competition across the road, track, BMX and mountain bike disciplines in time for the Rio Games in 2016.
Wed, 07 May, 2014
Six-time Olympic champion cyclist Chris Hoy has again been on the sharp end of abuse from disgruntled football fans after Chelsea supporters took to social media to vent their fury at referee Chris Foy.
Mon, 17 Mar, 2014
Sebastian Coe and Sir Chris Hoy have thrown their weight behind British Cycling chairman Brian Cookson’s bid to become president of the UCI, the sport’s world governing body.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2013
Chris Froome’s Tour de France victory is a “huge achievement” while Britain’s back-to-back wins in the event are “monumental”, six-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy said today.
Sun, 21 Jul, 2013
Chris Hoy tonight became the most successful Briton in Olympic history with six gold medals after winning the keirin at the London 2012 velodrome.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2012
British cycling chief Dave Brailsford has led the clamour for Bradley Wiggins to be knighted after the Tour de France winner became the most decorated Briton in Olympic history.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
Chris Hoy is set to be named later today as the flagbearer for Team GB at Friday’s opening ceremony of the London Olympics.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2012
Bradley Wiggins is hours away from sealing an historic Tour de France victory that would place him firmly in the pantheon of British sporting greats.
Sun, 22 Jul, 2012
ONE is a four-time Olympic champion and a face of the 2012 Games and the other a Premier League referee — but it appears some football fans are having trouble telling them apart.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2011
One is a four-time Olympic champion and a face of the 2012 Games and the other a Premier League referee – but it appears some football fans are having trouble telling them apart.
Mon, 12 Dec, 2011
England's Chris Hoy’s bid to reclaim his men’s sprint world title was ended by defending champion Gregory Bauge at the Track Cycling World Championships in Copenhagen today.
Sat, 27 Mar, 2010
Quadruple-gold medallist Chris Hoy has urged aspiring cyclists to believe they can “do it clean”.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2008
Everyone in the Laoshan Velodrome was ready to usher Chris Hoy into the company of Olympic greats – except the Scot himself.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2008
THE leading owner/trainer combination of P J Fahy and Paul Hennessy struck again at Curraheen Park on Saturday night when Tyrur Major made off with the winner's prize in the final of the Macroom Motor Services Stakes.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2006
A man held after police seized an Uzi sub machine gun was remanded in custody today.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2006
Germany’s former European champion Bettina Hoy underlined her flair for dressage with a 6.5 penalty lead at the Blenheim Petplan European Eventing Championships.
Thu, 08 Sep, 2005
BOSSES at rogue security firms could face three months in prison or fines of several thousand euro if they fail to meet new standards, it emerged yesterday.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2004
Bosses at rogue security firms could face three months in prison or fines of several thousand euro if they fail to meet new standards, it emerged today.
Sun, 10 Oct, 2004
Great Britain’s legal team will launch the latest gold medal bid today, with team leader Simon Clegg believing Leslie Law has a ‘black-and-white’ claim on a three-day event victory.
Fri, 20 Aug, 2004
BLYTH TAIT kept his cool at a balmy Punchestown yesterday to claim a brace of victories, as Niall Griffin lifted Irish spirits with a third to the former world champion in the feature Olympic-format event.
Mon, 07 Jun, 2004
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