“By nominating her now the Irish Sailing Board have ensured that team preparations can move focus to the Olympics rather than preparing for domestic trials.” Photograph: Inpho

Irish Sailing has confirmed that Rio 2016 silver medallist Annalise Murphy will be nominated in the Laser Radial to compete at the Tokyo Olympics in 2(...)

Irish athlete Ciara Neville trains at home in Limerick. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Irish Olympic hopefuls are facing a “significant disadvantage” over rival competitors in others countries due to the continuing restrictions in Irelan(...)

Gymnastic club membership has grown by 27,000 in the last decade, up to 36,000. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Not all sporting bodies are stressed out about how or when their league and championship can be run off in the wake of Covid-19. Others have more pres(...)

Sport Ireland have recommended vigilance to their elite athletes following the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, not least because of Covi(...)

Sport Ireland has said there is no immediate threat to athlete funding for the remainder of 2020 and into 2021, in light of the fact the Tokyo Olympic(...)

The Tokyo Olympics has been postponed for one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak. Photograph: AP

The Olympic Federation of Ireland has welcomed the decision to postpone the Summer Olympic Games to 2021, amid the current global coronavirus crisis. (...)

Irish world boxing champion Kellie Harrington: The Ireland boxing squad have had to cut short their training camp due to the outbreak of the coronavirus in Italy.  File photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

While the Japanese government remains steadfast in its preparations for this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, concerns over the spread of the coronavirus cont(...)

Sarah Keane: “After I got elected I’d say I got very little sleep in that year. We felt under pressure to do things quickly. We felt under pressure to show that we were doing things differently, to show change.”  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“Something will always happen at an Olympic Games,” says Sarah Keane, her view undercut with ‘something’ being an incident that an emergency plan can (...)

Pat Hickey’s trial has not yet taken place more than three years after his arrest in Rio.

The €410,000 loan paid to former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey by the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) in 2016 has (...)

Sanctuary Runners at the Run Killarney 10k event in July, 2019.

The entrance to the IDA business park in Dungarvan is pretty unremarkable. If you didn’t work there you’d miss it. But for me it’s a cherished spot. (...)

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