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 Rhasidat Adeleke has broken the Irish 400m record. Photograph:  Joosep Martinson/Getty Images for European Athletics

Rising teenage sprint star Rhasidat Adeleke has taken down another Irish senior record, this time lowering the long-standing 400 metres mark which had(...)

Katie Taylor proved that no dream is too big. Photograph: Gary Carr/Getty Images

Another Saturday morning waking up at high altitude and it starts out a day like any other. Wordle, then a quick check through The Irish Times online (...)

Rick Scott, a former Florida governor, told the Fox network in an interview that he was finished giving his money to Mickey Mouse. Photograph:  Gregg Newton/AFP via Getty

In the years after his death in late 1966, rumours spread that the American animator, film producer and the man behind the concept of the large-scale (...)

Stephen Scullion: ‘That’s the best, most controlled I’ve felt in a marathon. A few things to work on and I’ll run sub 2.10 again  that’s for sure.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Anyone who has run a marathon knows the importance of their shoes fitting properly and an enforced swap shortly before Sunday’s Rotterdam event clearl(...)

An archivist at WCCO, a local CBS station in Minneapolis, discovered a video of Prince being interviewed by a reporter in 1970, saying he supported teachers during their strike. Photograph: WCCO

Matthew Liddy, a production manager at WCCO-TV, a CBS station in Minnesota, was watching footage of a 1970 teachers’ strike in Minneapolis in late Feb(...)

 Mick Mulvaney, former acting White House chief of staff to Donald Trump and an active advocate of Irish interests in the US. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

In early 2021, one of the main think tanks in the United Kingdom warned that London had lost the battle for influence on Capitol Hill following Brexit(...)

Thomas Francis Meagher  is one of the more colourful figures in Irish history and certainly packed a lot into his 43 years

Next Monday the Irish Tricolour will play a prominent role in a formal ceremony to take place in the Senate house in Oregon in America’s Pacific north(...)

Working from home has allowed  some people to return to the idea of a segmented sleep cycle. Photograph: iStock

About a year into the pandemic, Marcela Rafea began waking up consistently at 3am, her mind racing. She would creep out of bed and tiptoe into the li(...)

American 1,500m and 5,000m record holder Shelby Houlihan returned a positive test for nandrolone that resulted in a four-year ban. File photograph: Getty

We were standing in the line of duty and suitably disguised behind dark sunglasses when our order arrived in two green-striped boxes decorated with th(...)

 Christian Coleman: ‘I want people to think of me as one of the legends, one of the great sprinters who have come through the USA ranks.’  Photograph:  Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

World 100 metres champion Christian Coleman, who served an 18-month ban for breaching anti-doping whereabouts rules, plans to race for the first time (...)

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