A SilkAir Boeing 737 Max 8 plane (behind) sits on the tarmac near a hangar after suspended operations for all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes at Changi Airport in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has issued instructions to stop any Boeing 737 Max 8 commercial passenger flights arriving, departing or overf(...)

The Cheltenham Festival takes place from March 12th-15th, 2019. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

With the Rugby World Cup rolling around towards the end of the year, there is a perfect excuse to take a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Japan – but there (...)

Turkish Airlines signed a deal to sponsor the Irish men’s senior cricket team in April 2018. Photograph: ©INPHO/Rowland White

According to the National Sponsorship Index produced by marketing agency Core, Ireland’s overall sponsorship market is valued at €190 million. Sport a(...)

Shane Lowry chats with his caddie during  the Turkish Airlines Open at the Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort. Lowry finished in a tie for 15th place. Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

A heavy end-of-season itinerary of globe-trotting and crisscrossing of timelines for Shane Lowry could yet yield the desired rewards, even if his top-(...)

Haotong Li of China plays a shot during the third round of the Turkish Airlines Open. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Haotong Li, the 23-year-old Chinese golfer, didn’t need his putter at all on consecutive holes: a chip-in birdie on the ninth and an audacious hole-ou(...)

Ireland’s Paul Dunne  during day one of the Turkish Airlines Open at  Regnum Carya  resort  in Antalya. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

All along Paul Dunne knew there was no secret code; that, just like a locksmith taking his time, all it would take was patience. No “hey presto!” mome(...)

 Pádraig Harrington looks on with his caddie Ronan Flood during the first day  of the Turkish Airlines Open at the Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort in Antalya, Turkey. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

The old dog for the hard road and all that, but Pádraig Harrington – a rejuvenated man since returning to the European Tour after his failure to make (...)

The air traffic control tower of Istanbul New Airport during sunset. The airport is the latest and largest in a series of so-called megaprojects built by the AK Party. Photograph:  Muhammed Enes Yildirim/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

It has been billed as the biggest airport ever built. The Istanbul New Airport, 35km (22 miles) north of Turkey’s most populous city, will handle up t(...)

Shane Lowry speaking on practice day for the Irish Open at  Ballyliffin Golf Club in  Co Donegal.  Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The art of juggling isn’t easy, as Shane Lowry – attempting to keep the ball in the air on two tours – has discovered. With cards on both the PGA Tour(...)

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson are being well paid to compete in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in the United Arab Emirates. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Isn’t all professional sport about filthy lucre? The measure of success is reflected in inflated bank balances, the bigger the better; and for those a(...)

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