Carl O’Brien: his mixed muscle fibres mean he is suited to triathlons. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

I’ve always believed that one day I might win an Olympic medal. Never mind the fact that just about every sport I’ve tried – soccer, rugby, hurling, c(...)

Manchester United’s Robin van Persie reacts after losing to Newcastle United on Saturday.

‘I was due to take Robin off after 60 or 70 minutes, but I think if I’d taken him off everyone would have said: ‘What are you doing?’ But in truth Rob(...)

Paris Saint-Germain’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic (right) has been nominated for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award.  Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award.His autobiography, I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic,(...)