Mo Martin of the United States tees off on the 15th hole during the second round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images.

American Mo Martin carded a second consecutive 69 to claim the halfway lead in the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale.The 31-year-old fired (...)

Stephanie Meadow: among the early starters on course today. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

World number one Stacy Lewis is relishing her growing rivalry with Michelle Wie as she prepares to defend her Ricoh British Open title at Birkdale.The(...)

Minister for Research and Innovation Seán Sherlock: “It is not generally known that over 80 per cent of new inventions are derived from, or inspired by, previous inventions.” photograph: declan doherty

Recent research highlights that workers spend an average of seven hours a week searching for the information they need to do their job. That’s almost (...)

Gadgets: making travel easier
  • Travel
  • September 21, 2013, 01:00

SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash DriveOne of the most useful devices to hit the market, it just looks like a regular memory stick. Yet it’s actually a l(...)

Clare man Clem Garvey qualifies as a high- flyer given the amount of time he spends in the air in his role as chief operating officer of French mailin(...)

 Ricoh Arena.  Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

Coventry City will begin their League One campaign on minus-10 points, rather than minus-15 as many had anticipated, after the Football League imposed(...)

Serena Williams of the United States of America plays a backhand during the warm-up before her 6-1 6-3 first round victory over  Mandy Minella of Luxembourg at Wimbledon yesterday. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Issues of parity arise at Wimbledon every year. It normally takes something like a 57 -minute match or better to kick-start the debate and more often (...)

Leona Maguire from Slieve Russell got off to a disappointing start at the Machynys Peninsula Course in Llanelli yesterday. Photograph: Inpho

The Maguire flames were extinguished at the Ladies British Open Amateur Championship in South Wales yesterday when both Leona and Lisa fell by the way(...)