Bayern Munich Arturo Vidal poses for the media following his transfer from Juventus. Photograph: Peter Kneffel/dpa via AP

Arsenal, scoring 19 goals, but played only two games in the last two seasons. Medical The 29-year-old had(...)

Swimmer Lorraine Hession (27), from Turloughmore, Co Galway, celebrates a fourth place ribbon and a personal best in the 100m freestyle at the Special Olympic Games in Los Angeles with   her brothers, Paul (left) and Joseph. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile.

(...) of the games on Monday. Speaking after the race, she said she was “very happy and proud” of her(...)

The USA has a poor recent record of bidding with New York and Chicago failing badly in bids for the 2012 and 2016 Games respectively. Photo: Getty Images

(...) badly in bids for the 2012 and 2016 Games respectively. Boston’s bid suffered from low levels of public(...)

Michael Carrick of Manchester United protects the ball from Sergio Busquets of FC Barcelona during an International Champions Cup match at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on Saturday. Photo: Josh Edelson/Getty Images

Schneiderlin as holding midfielders in the 4-2-3-1 formation he has used in the three games so far(...)

Toulouse’s Irish player Trevor Brennan punches an Ulster’s fans during a Heineken Cup match in 2007 Photograph: Pascal Pavani/AFP/Getty Images)

Peace) would be suspended for 86 games. Eric Cantona’s kung-fu lunge into the Selhurst Park stands(...)

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Team Ireland claim their fourth medal at the Special Olympics Summer Games. Video: Sportsfile(...)

Dejected Cork manager Brian Cuthbert: “Cork were asked to take part in a race on Saturday night from a standing start while their opponents were already sprinting.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) ended, they stood on top on their own on 10 points. They scored 10-89 in seven games. The teams they(...)

Russian president Vladimir Putin and Fifa president Sebb Blatter during the World Cup draw. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty

(...) heads of big international sporting federations, or the Olympic Games, deserve special recognition. If(...)

Outspoken: former  Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images 1:39

(...)’s “two faced games”. Mr Varoufakis, who once proposed wiring up tourists in a bid to clamp down on tax(...)

Former Ireland and Manchester United captain Roy Keane played for Rockmount and Cobh Ramblers in Ireland before moving Nottingham Forrest. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

(...) competitive games each week “to challenge themselves above local leagues”. One of the aims of the league is to(...)