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Jockeys form a guard of honor during the funeral of jockey JT McNamara. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

National hunt jockeys formed a guard of honour for John Thomas McNamara at his funeral Friday as mourners remembered a “prince” of the sport. The for(...)

JT McNamara had victories at the Cheltenham Festival and was paralysed from the neck down after a fall at Prestbury Park in 2013.

Tributes have been paid to renowned amateur jockey John Thomas McNamara who has died aged 41. The top rider, known as JT and from Croom, Co Limerick(...)

Jason Maguire, who won the 2011 Grand National on Ballabriggs, has retired. Photograph: Getty

Grand National-winning jockey Jason Maguire has announced his retirement from the saddle. The news does not come as a surprise as he has not ridden c(...)

Actor James Nesbitt watches the super-bantamweight title unification bout between Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg   at Manchester Arena. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

If the buzz words in the run-up to the England-Ireland rugby match were all about the “white noise” sprouted by Eddie Jones, we can only leave it to t(...)

Retired champion jockey Tony McCoy: In a career of more than two decades, he rode over 4,300 winners. Photograph: PA

Recently retired 20-time champion jockey AP McCoy from Moneyglass, Co Antrim, has received a knighthood in the British new year’s honours list for ser(...)

Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry at the At&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

A stellar year for Irish golf was capped last night at the 27th Excellence in Sports Awards when Shane Lowry and Pádraig Harrington both received out(...)

Members of the Nottingham Forest team from 1977 to 1979 pose with their two European Cups ahead of the premiere of I Believe in Miracles. Photo: Getty Images

They say it’s often better to give gifts at Christmas than to receive them. While that’s a nice sentiment, there is nothing quite as stressful as a l(...)

Students at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland in Dublin.  An asylum seeker has described how being in university is a ‘dream come true’. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An asylum seeker who was at the centre of controversy surrounding access to third-level education has described how being in university is a “dream co(...)

 Shane Lowry  plays off the second tee during the final practice round of the  Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course in St Andrews, Scotland. Photo:  Ian Walton/Getty Images

Ireland’s Shane Lowry has reset his goals as he looks to build on the biggest win of his career, with a spot on Darren Clarke’s Ryder Cup team to take(...)

Champion jockey AP McCoy at a charity donkey derby event in Moneyglass, Co Antrim. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire.

Twenty time champion jockey AP McCoy made a shock return to the racing world on Saturday night but was beaten by boxing champ Barry McGuigan who trium(...)

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