OCI president Sarah Keane: “The board is uncomfortable with the situation. I think we’ve already come out and made our sentiments clear about that.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

As the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) continue to make wholesale changes to the way the organisation is governed and constituted, legacy issues cont(...)

Under huge pressure from all sides, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will decide on Tuesday whether to ban Russia from next year’s Winter Oly(...)

Alexander Tretiakov: 2014 Olympic champion has been banned from all future Games. Photograph:  Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has banned four more Russian athletes for doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Having already anno(...)

Fifa handed out three lifetime bans for corruption on Tuesday. Photograph: Valeriano Di Domenico/Getty Images

Fifa has dished out life bans to the former presidents of the Guam, Nicaraguan and Venezuelan football associations for corruption, its ethics committ(...)

Women at the  recent Olympic Council of Ireland  workshop in Croke Park

Gabriela Müller Mendoza is a tiny woman who delivers big. The petite Mexican exuded huge energy and presence when encouraging women to take up more le(...)

Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) President Carlos Arthur Nuzman leaves the Federal Police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Bruno Kelly/Reuters

The head of Brazil’s Olympic Committee was detained on Thursday as part of an investigation into allegations that bribes helped secure the selection o(...)

Paul O’Donovan is lifted into the air after winning gold in the men’s singles scull at the World Rowing Championships in Florida. Photo: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The two gold medals won by Ireland at the World Rowing Championships lifted the heart of rowing people and swept memories back to Lucerne in 2001. At (...)

Bob Geldof: lending his voice to support Ireland’s bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Irish Rugby World Cup bid will bring Rock ‘n’ Roll and Hollywood glamour to London later this month as Bono, Bob Geldof and Liam Neeson try to imp(...)

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach (centre) poses for pictures with Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo  and Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti at the announcement of the host  cities for 2024 and 2028. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Paris was awarded the 2024 summer Olympics and Los Angeles was handed the 2028 edition on Wednesday, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) bro(...)

Last week, a court in Rio de Janeiro set a date in November for the start of Pat Hickey’s trial on the charges related to the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Alan Betson

Pat Hickey has resigned from his position on the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with “immediate effect”. Mr Hickey had (...)

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