Peter Lawrie, playing in Australia has lost his Tour card after a disappointing second round 77. The Irishman’s combined 152 puts him well outside the cut line.Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Two Irish golfers have lost their Tour cards for next season. Peter Lawrie and Gareth Maybin fell(...)

Guide Aija Abens stands in the courtyard of the Stura maja or “The House on the Corner”, the former KGB headquarters  in Riga. Photograph: Ilmars Znotins/AFP/Getty Images

(...) it opened to the public for the first time in May as part of Riga’s year as European Capital of(...)

Michael Thompson in action during the first round of The McGladrey Classic at Sea Island, Georgia. Thompson was among the early leaders following an opening 65. Photo: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Kaymer and former world number one Lee Westwood at the penultimate event of the European Tour season(...)

Anthony Wall of England and Oliver Goss of Australia walk past a group of ducks on day one of the 2014 Perth International at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth, Australia. Photograph:  Paul Kane/Getty Images

(...) under after a 70. Those outside the top 111 in the rankings will drop down to the European Tour(...)

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt hoping to find a successor to Brian O’Driscoll this autumn. Photograph: Dan Sheridan / Inpho

(...)’s squads last season before withdrawing from the Argentine tour) Schmidt was at pains to stress that he had(...)

Padraig Harrington is aiming to win enough money on sponsors’ invitations to win back his US Tour card. Photograph:  Darren Carroll/Getty Images.

Local hero Chris Kirk is preparing to defend his title at the McGladrey Classic as the PGA Tour(...)

Michael Cheika answers a question at a news conference where he was announced as the new Australian  coach in Sydney. Photograpgh:  Jason Reed/Reuters

Ewen McKenzie’s resignation last weekend.Cheika. 47, will be in charge for the Wallabies’ European tour(...)

Forward momentum: Munster outhalf Ian Keatley has been named in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad. Photograph: Inpho

(...)’s squad for the autumn internationals.Two Ireland caps on a summer tour to North America in 2009 would not(...)

Flora Sandes (right) - probably the first woman ever honoured with a commission as a combatant officer in a European army.  Photograph: City of Vancouver Archives

(...) stenographer in London before heading off on a world tour, aided by the legacy of a wealthy uncle. Having(...)

Connacht fullback Darragh Leader has been called up to Ireland’s 37-man squad for the autumn internationals. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

(...) in Munster’s dramatic victory away to Sale in the opening round of the European Champions Cup(...)