UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in Melbourne ahead of her title fight against Holly Holm. Photograph: Paul Crock/Getty Images

The main boulevard in Sarajevo was ghostly quiet on Thursday evening and images of Ronda Rousey speaking on television were easily visible in the cafe(...)

Philly McMahon of Dublin with Aidan O’Shea of Mayo. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Hard to believe Aidan O’Shea doesn’t make a decent living from his sport. We waited for him outside Mayo’s dressing room door. He was last out. We cro(...)

Tipperary’s Seamus Callanan wins the ball ahead of Padraig Mannion of Galway to score his sides second goal. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

We are in the midst of the greatest Canning era yet 2015 has not been the summer of Joe. There have been memorable moments, sure, like the wonderful, (...)

Jordan Spieth: added the US Open to his Masters title last weekend. His performance at Augusta was reckoned to be worth almost $34 million in exposure to Under Armour.

Kevin Plank started Under Armour in the basement of his grandmother’s house in Washington, DC in 1996. With $15,000 in cash, a crazy notion to create(...)

Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 to win the NBA championship. Photograph: Getty

After game five in Oakland, LeBron James was asked if he felt any pressure with the Cleveland Cavaliers being just one game from losing the NBA fin(...)

Stephen Curry helped the Golden State Warriors to 104-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, leaving them one win away from the NBA title. Photograph: Afp

The Warriors took a 3-2 series lead in the NBA finals on Sunday night with a 104-91 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in another physical contest t(...)

LeBron James was powerless to prevent Golden State Warriors levelling the NBA finals 2-2 after they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82. Photograph: Epa

After their gritty and tough performance in Game 3 of the NBA finals, the Cleveland Cavaliers fell to earth at home on Thursday, looking listless and (...)

Sepp Blatter: elected for the fifth time as president of Fifa despite the ongoing corruption scandal. Photo: Walter Bieri/EPA

Perhaps the most disappointing aspect of the parade of former Irish banking executives offering their sorry explanations before the Oireachtas for (...)

Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo was found not guilty of voluntary manslaughter of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after a high-speed car chase in 2012. Photograph:Tony Dejak/Reuters

A total of 71 people were arrested in Cleveland on Saturday in protests following a not-guilty verdict in the 2012 case of an officer who stood on the(...)

LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers goes to the basket as Chicago Bulls players Taj Gibson, and Pau Gasol look on during the first half of their second round NBA Eastern Conference Playoff game at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Photo: David Maxwell/EPA

LeBron James recorded 33 points, eight rebounds and five assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 106-91 on Wednesday to knot their (...)