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Kylian Mbappé from PSG, the cover star for Fifa 22

Fifa 22 begins with David Beckham drinking coffee and eating a croissant on a Parisian balcony. The stylish opening sequence brings you through the st(...)

Dan Martin has already made steps for life after cycling as one of the founders of Rubix Venture Partners. Photograph: Chris Auld/Future Publishing via Getty Images

In the end, the deciding factor for Dan Martin wasn’t the Covid-19 he picked up in March, nor the dangerous conditions he experienced in the Giro d’It(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett wearing the best sprinter’s green jersey as he crosses the finish line during the 21st and last stage of the 2020 Tour de France. Photograph: Thibault Camus/Getty Images

Seán Kelly was in the middle of his best-ever season when he had a brutal crash in the Tour of Switzerland. “I went over a wall on a descent,” he tol(...)

A cyclist of Russia’s Tinkoff cycling team carrying feeding gfbottles for his teammates rides during the Tour de Frnace. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images. /

Alex Howes, an American cyclist on the EF Education-Nippo team, heard a familiar sound from roadside fans at the Itzulia Basque Country race in Spain (...)

Local paddling in wooden canoe, Volta River, Ghana. Photograph: Getty images

We hear the vigorous drumming – tap-tap-tum – before we enter the courtyard, just as a woman streaks across the bare earth floor, her arms outstretche(...)

UK actress Vanessa Redgrave attends the presentation of the documentary ‘Sea sorrow - The pain of the sea’ in Milan. Photograph: Daniel Dal Zennaro/EPA

Those old enough to remember the birth of the Galway Film Fleadh may be surprised to learn that it celebrates its 30th edition next month. Younger fil(...)

Dan Martin: “I have never felt better going into the Tour de France.”

If it was a boxing match, it would be a 12-rounder where the fighters slug lumps out of each other from start to finish. The final stage of last month(...)

 Team Sky rider Chris Froome: “My hunger to win hasn’t got any less but the challenge is bigger this year because the level of my rivals is higher.” Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/Reuters

He was the dominant winner in 2013, 2015 and 2016 but, this time around, Chris Froome starts the Tour de France knowing things could be more difficult(...)

 Irish actor Ruth Negga in Loving, film by Jeff Nichols.

As Ireland’s film industry celebrates another fantastic year of achievement, culminating in Ruth Negga’s Oscar nomination, it seems incredible that an(...)

BMC Racing Team rider Nicolas Roche finished 53rd in Thursday’s stage two of  the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana in Spain

Nicolas Roche has said that he still has room to improve in terms of his form, but made a successful debut with his new BMC Racing Team this week. (...)

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