Latvian Kristaps Porzingis, who  was drafted number four overall by the New York Knicks, towers over NBA commissioner Adam Silver, at the Barclays Center in New York. Photograph: Earl Wilson/The New York Times

Basketball culture still reveres the tall man as Kristaps Porzingis, a 7ft 1in baller from Latvia, proved by becoming the most famous teenager in New (...)

Following on from Sunday’s stress test results, AIB was down by 5 per cent to 10 cents. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

European shares rose yesterday, reversing the previous session’s dip as better-than-expected results from a number of blue-chips including pharma gro(...)

Niall Bruton celebrates as he wins the Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games at Madison Square Garden in 2002.

Where is he now? “Well, Niall, how are you?” he’s asked, as he shows me into the Directors’ Box at Old Trafford. “Well, Niall, hope you e(...)

Former heavyweight boxer Ken Norton arriving for the 16th annual Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love Gala” and 70th birthday celebration for Muhammad Ali at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada in this February 18th, 2012 file image. Photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who defeated Muhammad Ali and broke his jaw, has died at the age of 70.Norton passed away in a care facility y(...)

The two most lucrative shows at Dublin’s O2 venue last year were those of singer-songwriter Paul Simon, who grossed €1.6 million last July. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sold-out concerts by One Direction and Van Morrison at Dublin’s 02 last year were not enough to prevent the group operating the venue incurring a 18 p(...)

Tyson Fury stopped Steve Cunningham in the seventh round at Madison Square garden. Photograph: Seth Wenig/AP)

Tyson Fury recovered from a second round knockdown to knock out Steve Cunningham in the seventh round of their heavyweight clash at Madison Squ(...)