Wed, 24 Jun, 2020
MANCHESTER City’s breach of UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations; Saracens’ breach of salary cap rules in rugby; claims of state sponsored doping at various Olympic Games; sign-stealing in major league baseball; technology-enhanced runners trampling all over records in athletics; wrestling with an opponent on a yellow card in order to get them sent off in Gaelic football.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
Last week, a leading official in the IAAF, the world governing body for athletics, indicated that in the future athletics would probably introduce a third category of classification – male, female, and intersex. This got me thinking on other aspects of sport that might change in the next two decades or so, writes.
Thu, 10 May, 2018
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
Munster captain Peter O’Mahony, an injury doubt for Sunday’s Champions Cup clash with Castres, says he and his squad will stand by Gerbrandt Grobler, as the debate continues over the decision to sign a player who served a two-year doping ban.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2018
Less than six months after Rio de Janeiro hosted the first-ever Olympics in South America, game venues sit idle and already in disrepair, raising questions about a legacy that organisers promised would benefit the Brazilian city and its residents.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
Sat, 10 Dec, 2016
A controversial doping case against Irish sprinter Steven Colvert has been thrown into doubt by a series of scientific articles that have highlighted inconsistencies in the process and raised questions about the anti-doping system.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2016