Ireland head coach Billy Walsh: has overseen a golden period of success in Irish amateur boxing.  Photograph:  Pat Murphy/Sportsfile

(...) looks like he’s going.” The Irish Sports Council (ISC) fund boxing in Ireland and although they are(...)

Dublin fans create an atmosphere on Hill 16. Tickets for the county’s All-Ireland semi-final clash with Mayo sold out very quickly. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

(...) at €40 compare favourably with other sports. You’d pay the same amount, for instance, to watch(...)

 Ireland head coach Billy Walsh has led his teams to unprecedented succes on the world stage in recent years.

(...) expressed the view that he hoped something could be worked out with the Irish Sports Council and Irish(...)

Rob Andrew’s drop goal gave England victory over Australia with the last kick of the 1995 Rugby World Cup quarter-final. Photograph: Getty

Australia against England is one of sport’s finest and most intriguing rivalries, whether the two(...)

Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin meet again on Thursday in the final of the men’s 200 metres at the IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters
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League games. Placed in pot two of today’s group stages draw though (4.30pm Irish time on BT Sports(...)

 Luke Fitzgerald: set to be given a run at outside centre against Wales.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Henderson and Donnacha Ryan are both due game time after starting against Wales, with one or other to start(...)

Kerry footballers celebrate their Munster final victory over Cork. The success of a small number of teams in provincial championships has sparked calls for  a two-tier system. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...) another in open conflict. Other geographers have examined the role played by place-based sports teams in(...)

Ander Herrera of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team’s fourth goal with Bastian Schweinsteiger of Manchester United during the UEFA Champions League qualifying round play off 2nd leg match between Club Brugge and Manchester United held at Jan Breydel Stadium. Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

(...) and the Premier League’s other qualifiers potentially being paired with either Bayern Munich or(...)

The Great Lakes team of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and the Southeast team from Northwood, South Carolina, compete at Lamade Stadium, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, during the ESPN-televised Little League World Series this month. Photograph: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images.

(...) problem with children’s sports. Simply put, it doesn’t quite know how to handle them properly. The(...)

Vester Lee Flanagan, who was known on-air as Bryce Williams, is shown in this handout photo from TV station WDBJ7. Handout via Reuters 0:21

(...).” Both victims were romantically involved with other members of the station’s staff, he said. “We have(...)