Annalise Murphy in action at the London Games in 2012, where she secured Ireland’s top Olympic sailing result in 30 years. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA

(...) highlighted in April at the ISAF World Cup in France and again this month in Denmark. In France, Murphy(...)

Barney Rix (left) and Aaron Johnson, the Portora pair  will represent Ireland at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Szeged in Hungary.

Szeged in Hungary this weekend. The European junior tournament comes on the back of good results at the(...)

 Michael Hoey is congratulated after  his first round victory over Maximilian Kieffer  in the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Matchplay at Murcar Links  in Aberdeen. Photo:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty

(...) second in the Omega European Masters on Sunday, thrashed Bradley Dredge 6&4, while former Ryder Cup(...)

Peter O’Sullevan, the voice of racing, has died aged 97. Photograph: PA
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • July 30, 2015, 08:31

(...) manager’s mess by saying Benitez had destroyed his European Cup winning Inter Milan side within six months(...)

Former France captain Michel Platini has been Uefa president since 2007. Photograph: Tatyana Zenkovich/EPA

Michel Platini, the head of European soccer’s governing body Uefa, is to announce in the next few(...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal feels his side is lacking pace and creativity. Photograph: Getty

(...) he can (do) and of course I saw him in the World Cup (semi-final) because he stopped our penalties(...)

Padraig Mannion and David Collins celebrate Galway’s All-Ireland SHC quarter-final win over Cork at Semple Stadium yesterday. Photo: Cathal Noonan/INPHO
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • July 27, 2015, 08:17

(...) first man to guide an Irish team to a World Cup since 2002. Emmet Malone reports from St Petersburg on(...)

Manchester United have completed the signing of Argentinian goalkeeper Sergio Romero after he was released by Sampdoria. The signing comes amid the rumours that David de Gea is set to sign for Real Madrid. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

(...) played in the 2014 World Cup final, which the Albiceleste ultimately lost to Germany in Rio de Janeiro(...)

Chris Coleman says Wales are starting to face expectations, but each game ‘will be about those 90 minutes’. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Cup draw, then there was no mistaking the fact that the Welsh see getting Ireland as a pretty decent(...)

Waterford’s Trish Jackman, Cork’s Bríd Stack, Roscommon’s Amanda McLoone and Tyrone’s Shannon Quinn. Photograph: Inpho

(...) compared to European standards on women’s sporting finals, Ó Conchúir points out that it can be quite high(...)