European Captain Darren Clarke names Lee Westwood, Martin Kaymer and Thomas Pieters as his 'wild cards' for this year's tournament, meaning Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry miss out. Video: Reuters
A high school footballer from Colorado scores an acrobatic goal worthy of a professional only to be cruelly denied by an offside flag. Video: Reuters
Annalise Murphy, who won silver for Ireland in laser radial sailing at Rio 2016, christens her Olympic boat 'Good Egg'.
Speaking at a reception at Áras an Uachtaráin for Team Ireland President Higgins addressed the 'serious issues' of corruption and doping that came to light at the Rio Olympics. Video: Enda O'Dowd & Ronan McGreevy
Paul O’Donovan has won the gold medal at the rowing world championships finishing 4.11sec clear of Hungary’s Peter Galambos. Slovakia’s Lukas Babac was third. Video: WorldRowingFISA
Ireland’s Olympic team arrive in Dublin airport on Wednesday night. Boxer Michael Conlan talks about his RTE interview following his controversial defeat in Rio, and team-mate Paddy Barnes comments on Michael O’Reilly's drugs test result.
Olympic sailing silver medallist 26-year-old Dubliner Annalise Murphy has been greeted by family, friends and supporters after her arrival in Dublin Airport. Video: Bryan O'Brien
A blustery storm and dramatic fireworks converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.
A tearful Ryan Lochte has said sorry to his US swimming team-mates, his family and the people of Brazil for a “stupid mistake” at a Rio gas station that overshadowed the final week of the Olympic Games.
New Zealand Rugby says a Sydney hotel room where the All Blacks held meetings to discuss tactics was bugged before their Bledisloe Cup opener against Australia. The listening device was reportedly planted inside a chair.
Fans in Kingston erupted in celebration for a third time on Friday, August 19th as Usain Bolt completed his brilliant Olympic career by leading Jamaica to gold in the 4x100 metres relay.
Thousands of rowdy fans gathered to watch Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz weight in ahead of their widely-anticipated UFC rematch in Las Vegas.
The US Olympic Committee apologised for the behaviour of four of its athletes after Brazilian police presented strong evidence contradicting American swimmer Ryan Lochte’s allegations that he had been robbed at gunpoint.
Minister for Sport Shane Ross has returned from the Rio Olympics has said he will appoint either a senior counsel or a member of the judiciary to lead an independent investigation into the Rio ticket controversy.
U.S. Olympic swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger were prevented from boarding a flight home Wednesday so they could answer questions about a robbery that happened over the weekend. Video: Reuters
The UFC pre-fight news conference ahead of the rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had to be hastily abandoned after violence erupted, with objects begin thrown and police having to intervene to keep the two camps apart.
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At the National Yacht Club in Dún Laoghaire, fans and friends gathered to watch Annalise Murphy win silver in Rio. Video: Ronan McGreevy
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