The sunsets as Roger Federer of Switzerland plays against Marinko Matosevic of Australia during their men’s singles first round match on Day Two of the 2014 US Open in New York. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Roger Federer put on a show in front of Michael Jordan to reach the second round of the US Open. Federer tweeted a picture with the former basketball (...)

Basketball player LeBron James:  added to the client roster of Teneo Holdings. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Teneo Holdings, the New York- based consulting group co-founded by Irishmen Declan Kelly and Paul Keary, has earned a reputation for applying a full c(...)

Rory McIlroy keeps a close eye on his tee shot on the first hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio yesterday. 0:59

The confident strut is well and truly back in Rory McIlroy’s step, even if – for a time during the opening round of the Memorial tournament at Muirfie(...)

Tom Queally on multiple Group One winner Midday who has given birth to a foal sired by former superstar stablemate Frankel. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA

The legendary Vincent O’Brien once got cross with me. Even now, it’s something I’m proud as hell of: that for a brief moment, little old me burrowed a(...)

Pedestrians walk past billboards for Burberry in Shanghai. The designer brand is appealing a decision by Chinese regulators affecting its signature black and tan pattern. PHOTOGRAPH: TOMOHIRO OHSUMI/BLOOMBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES

Defending brand rights has long been a problem for overseas firms in China, as legal rows involving Apple and Danone have shown in recent years. But w(...)

 Gardai at the farm outside Bagnalstown, Co Carlow last year. Photograph: Eric Luke /The Irish Times

An inquest has found that a farmer fatally wounded by multiple gunshots was unlawfully killed and that shotgun residue found on his dead brother-in-la(...)

LeBron James made good on his pledge to deliver multiple championships to the Miami Heat, winning a second straight National Basketball Association ti(...)

A 3.08ct diamond cluster ring, €24,000- €26,000

Irish women’s favourite jewellery is “diamonds, diamonds and more diamonds” according to Michael Jordan, managing director of O’Reilly’s Auctio(...)

The Oxford crew get ready for a training session  ahead of the University  Boat Race against Cambridge. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

A sport’s sponsor can say a lot about its place on the social ladder. The League of Ireland for instance still carries the rather greasy tang o(...)