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CJ Stander, Conor Murray, Keith Earls and RG Snyman speak during a Munster training session last week. Photo: Munster Rugby/Inpho

After the longest break comes the longest season, touch wood. Or, put another way, never mind the quality, just feel the quantity, as rugby’s various (...)

Elverys said that the shortening of the GAA season had hit sales. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Storm Emma blew Intersport Elverys off course last year, with profits slumping by 67 per cent to €86,869, the company disclosed in accounts just filed(...)

Barcelona’s  Lionel Messi with his teammate Luis Suarez.

Premier Sports, the pay TV broadcaster founded by Irish businessman Mickey O’Rourke, has secured the UK and Ireland rights to show every match from Sp(...)

 Lance Armstrong  celebrates after winning  stage 17 of the Tour de France  in 2004. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Former cycling champion Lance Armstrong has said he “wouldn’t change a thing” about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tou(...)

The PGA Championship will only be available live to an Irish audience through streaming on the Eleven Sports website, its Facebook page or via its app.  Photograph:  John David Mercer/USA TODAY Sports

In what is a potential game-changer regarding how live golf is viewed, this 100th edition of the US PGA Championship will only be available live to an(...)

Overcome the winter blues. Photograph: Getty Images

“In the depth of winter,” Albert Camus once observed, “I finally learned that there was, in me, an invincible summer.” The grey, wet and cold depths (...)

Sarah Keane who addressed the Oireachtas committee on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Former Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Pat Hickey did not consult the executive board about his decision to appoint THG as the ticket agent(...)