Aidan Harris Lgiehon in Dublin in August 2017. Photograph: Tom Honan.

On Friday October 19th last, lost in the usual bulletins and white noise concerning Premier League turbulence, rugby updates and obscure golf tourname(...)

Jered Chinnock,  paralyzed since 2013, walking down a  hallway with his therapy team at the Mayo Clinic in  Minnesota on September 18th, 2018.  Photograph: AP Photo/Teresa Crawford

A small group of paraplegic patients have once again been able to take steps after researchers implanted a device to electrically stimulate their spin(...)

Papa John’s founder  John Schnatter  in Indianapolis, Indiana, in May 2015. File photograph: Michael Hickey/Getty Images

In the small Indiana town of Jeffersonville, Nachand Fieldhouse was a landmark. Originally built as a high school gym, it evolved over 80 years into t(...)

Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen are in action at the World Junior Championships in Trakai in Lithuania.

Another weekend, another Ireland crew in contention at an international event. This time it is the double of Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen at the W(...)

Louisville Cardinals coach Rick Pitino has denied claims made in Katina Powell’s book “Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball and the Escort Queen”. Photograph: Getty Images.

Seven months ago, a 43-year-old woman in Kentucky called the NCAA to allege she’d been hired by the University of Louisville to have sex with teenage (...)

Kent Stephenson lies down during voluntary training while Katelyn Gurley (not seen) tracks his level of muscle activity and force at the Human Locomotion Research Center laboratory, Frazier Rehab Institute, as part of the University of Louisville’s Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Research Center in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: University of Louisville/Handout via Reuters

Four men who had each been paralysed from the chest down for more than two years and had been told their situation was hopeless regained the ab(...)