Northern Ireland’s Steven Davis celebrates scoring the first goal of the game.

Northern Ireland 3 Greece 1 Windsor Park has seen so much since its opening 110 years ago - good, bad and ugly. But it has not seen this. For the firs(...)

 Rory McIlroy has been given a special exemption to remain in the Race to Dubai. Photograph: EPA

Danny Willett insists he has no issue with Rory McIlroy being given a special exemption to remain in the Race to Dubai, even though that could stop hi(...)

 Rory McIlroy: plans to stay loyal to European Tour.  Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy admits he has to take a “selfish view” of his special exemption to remain in the Race to Dubai, despite the repercussions for other playe(...)

Rory McIlroy has revealed some of the fascinating statistics behind his success, including how a simple apology saved him 20,000 US dollars. McIlroy h(...)

Drury PR: Client work during last year included acting for IAG on its bid for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish public relations agency Drury Porter Novelli returned to the black last year with a profit of €284,452. This compared with a loss of €1.1 milli(...)

 Jordan Spieth  watches his birdie putt drop on the 18th green during the third round of the Tour Championship  at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Jordan Spieth jumped to the front of the queue for Tour Championship glory and FedEx Cup big money after a dramatic turnaround on day three at East La(...)

Rory McIlroy hits out of a fairway bunker on the eighth hole during the second round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Club Friday, September 25th, 2015, in Atlanta. Photograph: AP Photo/John Amis

Jordan Spieth, the US Masters and US Open champion, who had missed two cuts in the previous three FedEx Cup play-off tournaments, returned to form (...)

Ireland’s Paul Pollock has already proved he is capable of bettering the Olympic marathon qualification time of 2:17:00. Photograph: Ian McNicol: Inpho.

Only 314 days to go! No one does this cheap and tiresome countdown better than the Olympics. And no one recognises the utter nonsense of it better (...)

Rory McIlroy sits four under par after the opening round of the Tour Championship in Atlanta. Photograph: Getty

Apparently, it’s not about the money any more, not as far as Rory McIlroy is concerned. “Luckily, that amount of money doesn’t sort of mean much to me(...)

 Shane Lowry with his playing partner Gerry McManus during the  Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course in St Andrews last year. “I’ve done well in the Dunhill, two top-six finishes in the last couple of years.” Photo:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

I’ve reached the stage where I am itching to get back out on tour with a card in my hand again. Six weeks off! It seems like an age since I last pl(...)