Ireland’s Niamh Briggs: winner of the February award.

The permutations are dizzying. ScrumQueens, the online home of women’s rugby, bravely dusted down their calculator after last weekend’s games a(...)

The points will be added to a minimum requirement of 350 points from a single sitting of the Leaving Cert in six subjects. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The battle between universities to attract top young sports people intensified yesterday after NUI Galway con(...)

Dublin hurler David O’Callaghan and some enthusiastic friends at yesterday’s official opening of the all-weather pitches at the National Sports Campus, Abbotstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Just off the first roundabout after entering the National Sports Campus at Abbotstown is a large sign directing traffic towards the GAA pitches, befor(...)

Sarah Lavin, National Junior Athlete of the Year 2013 (centre), with Adam Sheehan and Cliona Sullivan, both students from Oaklands Community College, Edenderry, Co Offaly, at the launch of the Aviva Health Insurance Schools fitness challenge yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some 80 per cent of Irish secondary school teachers believe physical education (PE) should be a core examinable subject in the Leaving Certificate, ac(...)

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  • December 23, 2013, 01:00

Next week will bring the New Year and many people’s minds will turn to new possibilities. Hopefully, last week’s publication of a major report commiss(...)

Ireland rugby captain Fiona Coghlan has won The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year award for 2013. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Irish rugby captain Fiona Coghlan has won the Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year Award. Following on from Katie Taylor, who won (...)

Sinn Féin spokeswoman Sandra McLellan noted that Paddy Barnes, Ireland’s two-time Olympic medallist, (pictured) had stated that, without more money, Irish boxing was going nowhere. He had claimed that boxers were training “in a 1970s gym more or less and everything has to be modernised’’. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Minister of State for Sport Michael Ring defended the Government’s funding of amateur boxing. He said the Irish Amateur Boxing Association was (...)

Men are twice as likely to play competitive sport as women, either as part of a team or in an individual discipline, according to the annual Pembroke (...)

Amateur sports people often take supplements without independent advice. Photograph: Getty Images

Both professional and amateur sports people should examine their diets rather than turning to supplements, according to Dr Sharon Madigan, head of per(...)

Triple Irish throws champion Tomas Rauktys has been banned for two-years after testing positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol at the National Ch(...)

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