There’s never been a World Championships quite like these, and the jury is out on whether that’s a good thing. From the captivating energy of Beijing 2015 to the thronged stands of London 2017, we find ourselves here, in Doha, Qatar, wondering just what the sport and its athletes have done to deserve this.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2019
Scintillating, thrilling and full of potential - Ciara Mageean has moved considerably closer to Sonia O’Sullivan’s long-standing Irish women’s mile record by carving three-and-a-half seconds off her lifetime best in Monaco, in a race where the vintage world record was smashed by Sifan Hassan.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2019
A week on from pulling the pin on Ireland’s first professional cycling team, Rick Delaney has spoken publicly on the frustrations he has endured with bike suppliers, race organisers and the sport’s governing body - the UCI.
Tue, 04 Sep, 2018
Millionaire businessman Dr Michael Smurfit will have to attend the High Court to give evidence in the case of a former K Club manager who has sued alleging he was threatened at Punchestown Races.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2018
Last Sunday’s nations cup in Rotterdam did not involve the Irish team but the result will have a bearing on the country’s league standing up to and including the Aga Khan contest at Dublin Horse Show which is now just over six weeks away.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
Watching Didi Hamann and the RTÉ football panel in recent weeks question Pep Guardiola’s standing as a coach for remaining stuck on just the two Champions League titles in a career that’s barely a decade old, we were reminded of the opening scene in March to Madness, the esteemed John Feinstein’s season-long study of about the only championship in world team sport that’s as hard to win as football’s famous cup with the big ears.
Wed, 18 Apr, 2018
travelled last weekend’s Tour de Yorkshire with Aqua Blue Sport, Ireland’s first ever pro cycling team. With an estimated 2.2m people watching the three days, brand exposure almost ranked up there with glory
Thu, 04 May, 2017