Travis Tygart, CEO, US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) speaking at the Irish Sports Council’s information day at Croke Park, Dublin. Photo: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

The last question Travis Tygart wants again is exactly how he took down Lance Armstrong, although he smiles in the face of monotony, knowing full wel(...)

The World Anti-Doping  Agency (Wada) will not be appealing Tyson Gay’s one-year ban.   The agency said Gay was eligible for such a reduction because the sprinter offered what it termed substantial assistance in his case.  Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will not appeal banned American sprinter Tyson Gay’s controversial one-year doping ban, they said yesterday. The g(...)

Lance Armstrong has claimed it was impossible to win the Tour de France without using drugs during the time he doped his way to seven victories between 1999 and 2005.  Photograph: John Giles/PA

Lance Armstrong has claimed it was impossible to win the Tour de France without using drugs during the time he doped his way to seven victories betwe(...)

Minister of State for Sport Michael Ring: “No scripts today! If you cannot speak without a script for thee minutes ye shouldn’t be in the job you’re in,” he told his EU counterparts.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

What’s going to happen next month when we aren’t in charge of Europe any more? All we’ll have to amuse us is the fight to save the Seanad. It’s concen(...)

 Lance Armstrong celebrates his sixth Tour de France win in 2004. Photograph:   Robert Laberge/Getty Images

Cycling’s world governing body the UCI has strongly refuted claims made by the man who led the investigation into Lance Armstrong that it was c(...)