Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern in action in the 49er skiff class. The two have qualified for the Rio Olympics in 2016. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern earned Ireland its third place for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil(...)

 Team Ireland’s Robert Hendrick would have had to finish in the top 30 at Deep Creek to qualify for the semi-finals. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy / Sportsfile

(...) at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China last month, but would have had to finish in the top 30(...)

Uefa president Michel Platini sees the playing of Euro 2020 all over the continent as one of his legacies to the game. Photograph: Fabio Campana/EPA

(...) preference was to bid for Olympic Games even when they were told by Platini that it was one or the other. By(...)

The Camogie Association launched the 2014 Liberty Insurance Championship with a new campaign: “Our game: your game”, that aims to bring the game to a wider audience. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland has qualified for the first European Olympic Games in Baku in 2015. The women need a sponsor. Any(...)

Ireland’s Annalise Murphy has secured a nations place in the Laser Redial class for the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...)’s place in the Laser Radial class for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in(...)

“All things being equal, Schmidt would pitch up against France on October 11th with a team closely resembling the starting XV that kicked off the Six Nations-clinching win in Paris.” Photograph: Franck Fife/AFP/Getty Images.

(...) against, France under Philippe Georges Saint-André – under whom they have won 11 of 29 games – was(...)

German entrants Julian and Philipp Autenrieth compete in the men’s 470 class event on the third day of the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships offshore Santander, northern Spain. EPA/LUIS TEJIDO

Olympic Games, Irish Laser champion James Espey continued his strong performance in day three of the ISAF(...)

James Espey has qualified in the Laser Standard class  for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil after his performances at the  ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Bangor’s James Espey has become the first Irish sailor to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in(...)

 Oscar Pistorius: competed in the 2012 Olympics.  Photograph: PA

It was the Olympic Games that first brought the 27-year-old double amputee, Oscar Pistorius, into(...)

  Tottenham have denied they are in discussions regarding a reported £1billion takeover.It was suggested billionaire owner Joe Lewis (left) was prepared to sell the club as Spurs build a new stadium adjacent to their current White Hart Lane home. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire.

(...), along with the possible addition of the Olympic Stadium or Wembley for European games.With the advent of(...)