Arsenal’s Chilean striker Alexis Sanchez takes a shot at goal during a match against Sunderland this week Photograph: AFP

Alisher Usmanov, the Russian billionaire who owns a minority stake in Arsenal football club, has in recent weeks made a $1.3 billion (€1.2 billion) bi(...)

Head coach Thomas Tuchel of Borussia Dortmund stands near the team bus after it  was hit by  an explosion  in Dortmund, Germany. Photograph: Maja Hitij/Getty Images

Borussia Dortmund’s team bus was rocked by three explosions on Tuesday that caused defender Marc Bartra to need hospital treatment and forced the post(...)

Dave McIntyre, eir Sport commentator, Brian Quinn, marketing and operations director, and Ger Gilroy,  eir Sport presenter at the announcement of the company’s five year deal to broadcast live club football and hurling championship games. Photograph: Inpho

Thursday’s announcement that Eir Sport had acquired rights to club matches for the next five years when the GAA’s new media rights deal begins in May (...)

Paul Dunne is likely to head the Ireland team at the GolfSixes event in the  Centurion Golf Club outside St Albans on May 6th-7th. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

The European Tour is insisting on dancing to a new beat, with the launch on Sunday of a new – dare we say it? – glitzy team format called GolfSixes. (...)

TV3 Group lost ‘Coronation Street’ when UTV Ireland launched. But following Virgin Media’s acquisition of UTV Ireland during 2016, the soap has returned to the TV3 schedule

Coronation Street became the most watched programme on TV3 in all of 2016 after the soap was moved back to the channel from UTV Ireland in December. (...)

Gerry Mallon, CEO Ulster Bank, Republic of Ireland: “I see Brexit as a short to medium-term challenge.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“We don’t have this every time I do an interview,” Gerry Mallon says with a smile as we prepare to tuck into some wonderfully fresh pea and mint soup,(...)

Dundalk’s Patrick McEleney competes for the ball against Bate Borisov on Tueday night in Belarus. Photograph: Inpho

Bate Borisov 1 Dundalk 0 If Dundalk are to continue their dramatic Uefa Champions League campaign they have it all to do in Tallaght next week. Mikh(...)

Impending Manchester City manager  Pep Guardiola, currently in charge of Bayern Munich, could be facing a nightmare situation by the end of the season. Photograph:  Getty.

With the Europa League back in full swing on last night, both Manchester United’s Louis van Gaal and Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp have highlighted the com(...)

Setanta Sports co-founder Mickey O’Rourke. Eir said on Monday it will acquired the Irish based sports broadcaster. (Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times)

Ireland’s biggest telecoms group Eir (formerly Eircom) confirmed on Monday that it is to expand its TV offering with the acquisition of international(...)

Mickey O’Rourke, the majority shareholder and co-founder of Setanta Sports. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ireland’s biggest telecoms group Eir is in talks to acquire Setanta Sports, the Dublin-based pay television broadcaster. The Irish Times has learned (...)

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