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Jamaican athletes could face exclusion from the global stage after world anti-doping chief John Fahey warned the nation’s drug testers they must prove(...)

Sean Corkery: “We should follow the Digicel map. It is in high growth, weak infrastructure markets . . . If we didn’t have the shareholder we have, it would be harder to go there.” Photograph: Eric Luke

In 1997, Sean Corkery got a call from a headhunter acting on behalf of Denis O’Brien. “I didn’t know Denis from Adam,” he says.Corkery was in charge o(...)

 Hull City’s Robbie Brady.  Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Hull manager Steve Bruce is expecting top-scorer Robbie Brady to make a quicker-than-expected return to action against Everton this weekend.Brady was(...)

Adnan Januzaj of Manchester United has become the centre of a debate over the naturalising of players for international football. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Jack Wilshere has reiterated his opinion that naturalised players should not be picked by England, but has insisted that he was not specifically refer(...)

Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc; Jim Rogers, chairman of Duke Energy Corporation; and Denis O’Brien, chairman of Digicel Group, during a taping of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria CNN-GPS show at the annual Clinton Global Initiative during the week in New York City. Photograph: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images

Digicel, the Caribbean mobile phone network controlled by Denis O’Brien, is understood to be preparing an estimated €1 billion bid for the Dominican R(...)

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men’s 200m race during the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting in Zurich. Photograph:   Michael Buholzer/Reuters

Usain Bolt has renewed his long-standing sponsorship deal with Puma, the sportswear company has announced.The world’s fastest man’s new contract will(...)

Denis O’Brien. The Saongroup  deal is expected to be completed by the middle of September and could be worth up to €40 million based on industry averages. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

International recruitment business Stepstone is to buy the bulk of the assets of Saongroup, the online recruitment company owned by Denis O’Brien and (...)

 Usain Bolt of Jamaica (C) crosses the line first to win a third gold medal this time in the Men’s 4x100 metres final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Moscow. Photograph:  Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce secured their third gold medals of the Moscow world championships when the two 100m and 200m sprint champions (...)

(l-r) Anaso Jobodwana of South Africa, Nickel Ashmeade of Jamaica, Adam Gemili of Great Britain, Usain Bolt of Jamaica and Curtis Mitchell of the United States compete in the Men’s 200m final in Moscow. Photograph:  Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Usain Bolt stormed to 200 metres glory this evening to rack up an incredible 13th global gold medal — not that the Jamaican is counting. Six days afte(...)

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica celebrates winning gold in the Women’s 200 metres final in Moscow. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce completed a remarkable sprint double on Friday as she added the 200 metres world championship gold to the 100 she w(...)

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