Undated file photos of abducted tourists Kjartan Sekkingstad (l), a Norwegian national, John Ridsdel (centre photos) of Canada and Robert Hall. Photograph: Armed Forces of the Philippines/Reuters 0:54

Two Canadian tourists, a Norwegian resort manager and a Filipino woman have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a popular resort island in t(...)

Jockey Brian Hughes celebrates onboard Katie T after winning the BoyleSports Hurdle. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Spirits were high at Leopardstown yesterday, not least after the BoyleSports Handicap Chase which was won by 6-1 chance Foxrock, almost making up for (...)

Paddy Mullins was head of one of the most famous National Hunt families in this country.

For those who can’t wait for the feast of National Hunt racing to begin on St Stephen’s day, Setanta will air Paddy Mullins – The Great Stayer on C(...)

Robert Hall invited viewers to #AskTed (Walsh)  any question they had on their minds, presumably of the horse-related kind, and the queries poured in. Photograph:   Cathal Noonan/Inpho

“Max. Agent. Make me rich. Thanks a lot.”And with that you might as well have clicked the off button on the remote, the sporting weekend – year? – cou(...)

Alex Davidson celebrates victory with Sam O'Connor after the 159th  Boat Race on The River Thames yesterday.

Andrew Cotter was exhausted. “It was very, very hard work indeed,” he said come the end of the Boat Race, and while he was probably referring t(...)