Monthly award winner Anna Geary takes a picture with Irish Times Sportswoman of the Year boxer Katie Taylor at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho 3:15

European and World gold medals earning The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year Award(...)

A logo is seen on a Club Med travel agency in Paris .

(...) its core European market and by a stalled attempt to move up market.Club Med management has(...)

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton:  resigned to being out of action until at least February 14th, the day Ireland play France at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

European Champions Cup against Treviso and Northampton, to add to the three he has missed since the(...)

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite. Photo: EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ

European cruise ships docking in Sevastapol, as Russian president Vladimir Putin accused Europe of trying(...)

Rory McIlroy has  won the Race to Dubai and topped the PGA Tour money list, as well as winning the Open Championship and US PGA Championship as he reclaimed the world number one spot. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Rory McIlroy has been named the 2014 Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Year after a(...)

Manchester United beat Liverpool as goalkeeper David De Gea was again the hero. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Soccer
  • December 15, 2014, 08:31

(...) well as dominating the money lists on the European Tour and the PGA Tour and topping the official world(...)

Lewis Hamilton on stage with presenter Gary Lineker during the 2014 Sports Personality of the Year Awards in Glasgow. Photograph:  David Davies/PA Wire.

Majors, the British Open and the US PGA, as well as dominating the money lists on the European Tour and(...)

Alfred Dunhill Championship winner Branden Grace is sprayed with champagne by fellow South African Louis Oosthuizen  at Leopard Creek Country Golf  in Malelane, South Africa. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

South African Branden Grace cruised to a seven-shot wire-to-wire victory on home soil at the Alfred Dunhill Championship after his main rivals failed (...)

Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark after a birdie at the 18th during the third round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Golf Club in Malelane, South Africa. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

(...) total of 16 under par left him one ahead of Bjerregaard, who has never won on the European Tour, and two(...)

 Branden Grace of South Africa plays into the ninth green during the second round of the Alfred Dunhill Championship at Leopard Creek Country Golf Club  in Malelane, South Africa. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

South African Branden Grace continued his domination of the Leopard Creek Country Club course to establish a healthy lead at the Alfred Dunhill Champ(...)