Uber may possibly end up justifying its huge valuation but the same “ubernomics” is being applied across the board, even though many start-ups will not succeed. (Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire)

(...)’t correct. Uber may be a game-changer. And the hunt by Google, Facebook and others for new businesses is(...)

Andrew Lynch and Sizing Europe on their way to a popular victory during the Punchestown Festival in April. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

He’s approaching his official 13th birthday but if Sizing Europe gets a green light to take on Grade One opposition at Leopardstown next week he is s(...)

 Davy Russell is now available to take the ride on  Lord Windermere in  the Lexus Chase, having had his suspension reduced to two days. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Jockey Davy Russell is free to partner his Cheltenham Gold Cup ride Lord Windermere at Leopardstown next week after both he and Philip Enright had fi(...)

A St Stephen’s Day engagement has yet to be decided for Gilgamboa, seen here winning the Boylesports.com Hurdle under Walsh last season, but he may challenge Vautour  at Leopardstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Vautour is widely anticipated to have an €85,000 Grade 1 St Stephen’s Day solo at Leopardstown, but Enda Bolger isn’t ruling out putting it up to Will(...)

 Trainer Gordon Elliott: won the Ladbroke in dramatic style with the 25-1 Cause Of Causes in 2012 while  last year Flaxen Flare ran an honourable third in the race. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The in-form Gordon Elliott has an enviable record in this Saturday’s Ladbroke Hurdle at Ascot and could be doubly represented in the big weekend handi(...)

Barry Geraghty and Shutthefrontdoor (centre) on their way to winning the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse. J P McManus’ charge could line up for  the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Shutthefrontdoor won the Irish Grand National on his last visit to Ireland at Easter and the JP(...)

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady: completed 21 of 35 passes throwing for 287 yards  as the Patriots gained revenge for the opening game loss at Miami. Photograph: Matt Campbell/EPA

AFC wild card hunt and sees the Packers slip to 10-4.The standout individual performance on Sunday(...)

Trainer Gordon Elliott: “I think he’s a very nice horse and he had to be honest there to come back like he did.” Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland’s National Hunt scene has long been characterised as a Willie Mullins show but a feature(...)

Malcolm Rifkind, chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee: rejected  charges the committee is too close to British establishment. Photograph: PA

(...) were directly involved in, torturing prisoners in the hunt for information about suspected Islamic(...)

No More Heroes  saw off Shaneshill to land the Navan Novice Hurdle at Navan . Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

No More Heroes raced into the Cheltenham Festival picture as he saw off Shaneshill to land the Navan Novice Hurdle for Gordon Elliott and Barry Geragh(...)