Golfer Greg Norman with Turfgrass owner and director John Clarkin.

There were plenty of people watching the US Open at Chambers Bay in Washington in June with avid interest, but while most were focusing on who had the(...)

Instead of rugby or soccer, Aviva Stadium will host an American College Football  clash   in early September, 2016. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

It has been confirmed that the Aviva Stadium will host the next American Football Classic, which will take place on the first Saturday in September (...)

GAA’s annual report for 2014 showed hurling championship income outstripping football championship income for the first time.

Not for the first time the GAA has found itself defending an apparent bias in funding towards Dublin. Figures released in the 2014 financial report s(...)

Liam Ó Néill and Páraic Duffy in attendance at the launch of the annual report. this morning. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

The uproar which surrounded the relocation of last summer’s All-Ireland semi-final replay to the Gaelic Grounds, facilitating the Penn State/UCF Amer(...)

Trinity College Dublin: new master’s in Chinese studies and the opening of the Trinity Centre for Asian Studies

Walking through Wan Chai in Hong Kong during the recent democracy protests, I passed a row of surgeries with signs saying the doctor or dentist within(...)

Meanwhile, earlier in Croke Park. The ESPN man: “This place can seat 82,000 for sawker!” As if the hurt wasn’t deep enough, like. Photograph: Brendan Moran / Sportsfile

Well, good heavens.As if Saturday wasn’t gobsmacking enough (prompting an English man on the Twitter machine to instruct his friends: “Get yourself on(...)

Penn State team at The Croke Park Classic. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Noisy aircraft, navigationally-challenged parachutists, and one hell of a last-minute finale: it’s a wonder they don’t play this game in Croke Park m(...)

The Penn State Cheerleading Squad pictured before the Croke Park Classic today. Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sports file

A fly-by by the US airforce ahead of the Croke Park Classic American football game between the University of Central Florida Knights and Penn State Ni(...)

The Penn State University cheerleading team performing on Grafton Street in Dublin ahead of tomorrow’s game against the University of Central Florida which has been dubbed the ‘Croke Park Classic’. Photograph : Brendan Moran / Sportsfile.

A guide to what’s on around the country on the last weekend of the summer holidays come to an end. National Heritage Week There’s still tim(...)

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring believes the GAA were wrong to move Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay to Limerick. Photograph:  Frank Miller

The GAA has come in for further criticism for staging the All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay in Limerick rather than Dublin, this time from the Ministe(...)