Lisa Bruton from Malahide attends to her horse ahead of the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show in the RDS in Dublin.   Photo: Sam Boal/

(...)’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Prize money this year will be approaching the €1 million mark with some(...)

Fiona Doyle shows off the silver medal she won  in the 50m breaststroke at the  World University Games in Gwangju.

Not long after winning her second swimming medal at last month’s World University Games in Gwangju(...)

Sebastian Coe is in the final two weeks of his campaign to take over as president of the IAAF. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

(...) already exposed, few people expected the latest of those to hurt quite like this: three Olympic Games, six(...)

Doping scandal: None of the athletes have been named. Photograph: Getty Images

(...) now be considered suspicious of doping, taking in the last three Olympic Games, and six World(...)

(...)-time Olympic gold medallist and fastest man on Earth has revealed to CNN that he is ditching junk food in(...)

Beijing’s Mayor and President of the Beijing 2022 delegation Wang Anshun speaks during 2022 Winter Games presentation at the 128th International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters/Olivia Harris

(...) fantastic, extraordinary and excellent Olympic Winter Games in Beijing,” Xi added. Beijing’s mayor Wang(...)

Garbage floats in the polluted Cunha canal which flows into the notoriously polluted Guanabara Bay, site of sailing events for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Rio government promised to clean 80 percent of pollution and waste from the bay in time for the games but admits that goal now is unlikely to be reached. Photo: Getty Images

(...) waters where the Rio Games will be held. Many believe moving events now would put them at a disadvantage(...)

Team Ireland’s Nuala Browne celebrates after winning a silver medal for finishing second in the 500m Race Singles Tourist, with Nicola Higgins who finished 5th and Rita Quirke,  who won bronze in kayaking. Photoraph: Ray McManus / Sportsfile

(...) bring to 33 the total number of medals secured by the team so far in this year’s games. The Equestrian(...)

Annalise Murphy in action at the London Games in 2012, where she secured Ireland’s top Olympic sailing result in 30 years. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA

(...) secured Ireland’s top Olympic sailing result in 30 years but the worry is that Rio’s light airs won’t suit(...)

 UK Athletics  has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah in the initial findings of its investigation into allegations of doping against his coach Alberto Salazar. Photograph:  Ian Walton/Getty Images

(...) to the Olympic Stadium for the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games. UKA said the formal investigations by(...)