Cavan para powerlifter Britney Arendse upgraded to bronze medal after doping violation by UAE athlete

Irish para powerlifter Britney Arendse has been upgraded to bronze from last year’s Asia-Oceania Open Championships after a doping violation by the original third-placer.

Read more
Ball boy at Wimbledon 1946 to return to role, aged 88

“I was a ball boy 73 years ago and I cannot wait to be a ball gentleman again.”

Read more
US Open winner takes role of photographer for Portrush golf fans

“Kuch and I went to breakfast yesterday and I took about 20 pictures for him.”

Read more
Northern Ireland’s miserable Netball World Cup run continues

Northern Ireland’s miserable run at the Netball World Cup continued with a 77-28 defeat by New Zealand in Liverpool.

Read more
Phil Mickelson claims he lost 15lbs in six-day fast ahead of the Open

Phil Mickelson has embarked on a dramatic diet in a desperate attempt to rediscover his form ahead of the 148th Open Championship.

Read more
Frankie Dettori headlines tomorrow’s Killarney card

Johnny Murtagh is among the trainers delighted to have secured the services of Frankie Dettori during his first ever visit to Killarney tomorrow.

Read more
Ex-Formula One driver got botox injections into his eye on long road to racing, and winning, again

“I couldn’t move, I was like a ghost, with very big headaches and very big pains. My eyes were crossed, I couldn’t see; couldn’t watch television, couldn’t read, couldn’t do anything.”

Read more
Cork’s home Super 8s game moved as Páirc Uí Chaoimh pitch replacement set to begin

The tender price has come in within the amount allowed in the €95.8m estimate of costs announced earlier this year, said a statement.

Read more
The best of Irish Twitter’s reaction to Eoin Morgan captaining England to the World Cup

There has been an outburst of pride from all those in Ireland who helped Eoin Morgan on his path to becoming a World Cup-winning captain.

Read more
Cian O’Neill steps down as Kildare manager

Cian O’Neill has stepped down as Kildare senior football manager.

Read more
Leinster announce first-ever double-header between men’s and women’s teams

Leinster have announced the first-ever double-header between their men’s and women’s teams.

Read more
Northern Ireland slip to Malawi defeat at Netball World Cup

Northern Ireland suffered another setback in their bid to secure a top-eight finish at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool.

Read more
Infected bite hinders James Sugrue’s Open preparations

James Sugrue is battling an infected bite on his calf to be fit to tee off at the Open Championship on Thursday.

Read more
Darren Clarke reflects on the North’s ‘incredible journey’ from The Troubles to hosting The Open

Clarke has had life-threatening first-hand experience of The Troubles.

Read more
London Irish to face Munster in pre-season friendly

The game could prove to be Paddy Jackson’s first on Irish soil since his Ulster departure in April 2018.

Read more
Darren Clarke to get the honour of hitting first shot at The Open in Portrush

Darren Clarke will have the honour of striking the first ball at The 148th Open on Thursday as major championship golf returns to Royal Portrush for the first time since 1951.

Read more
Patrick Horgan’s 3-10 leads the way for scoring feats in defeats

Horgan’s three highest tallies this year have all come in losses.

Read more
Galway hail ‘incredible’ start to minor championship after win over Kilkenny

Victory for Galway in the quarter-final group stage, their opening game of the Championship, looked all but certain when they led by a whopping 12 points close to half-time.

Read more
Galway close in on knockout stages after win over Limerick

Galway have one foot in the knockout stages of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship as a result of their 2-12 to 1-10 triumph over Limerick at Kenny Park.

Read more
Donegal get the better of Meath after gripping contest

Donegal were 9-point winners against Meath at the sun-kissed Ballybofey, although the scoreboard only tells half the story of a gripping contest.

Read more