Ben Johnson

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A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, security re(...)

Edwin Moses: “There was no such thing as Wada [the World Anti-Doping Agency] and, in the US, I was chairman of the committee for the big six Olympic sports. I negotiated agreements to test athletes and that was the first testing outside competition.” Photograph: Simon Hofmann/Getty Images for Laureus

The number 999 is burned into Edwin Moses’s psyche. He holds the greatest winning streak in athletics for, as a two-times Olympic champion over 400m (...)

Sean Shibe and Ben Johnson

THURSDAY 21 Camerata Ireland National Concert Hall, Dublin Six instrumental soloists in an orchestral concert is quite a rarity. But it’s exactly wha(...)

Three Rock’s David Kane fails to stop Conor Empey of UCD scoring a goal in the student side’s 3-1 win at the weekend. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

UCD made a major statement that they are ready to do some damage in the men’s EY Hockey League this season as they ran up a fully merited 3-1 win ove(...)

William Gilbert: his idea of the Earth as magnetic was widely accepted in scientific circles and had a great influence on navigation in particular

You may not be aware but the North Pole is moving. Scientists recently announced that the pole appears to be migrating faster, at about 40km-50km per (...)

Ben Johnson. Warren Oates, William Holden, and  Ernest Borgnine in The Wild Bunch. Photograph:  Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

Present day audiences remember Sam Peckinpah’s western The Wild Bunch for its blood, but no less shocking is the film’s moral carnage. Two orgies of b(...)

Intel’s headquarters in Santa Clara, California

Intel has revealed a vulnerability in its chips that could lead them to leak data to attackers, underlining the risks from a new flaw in modern chip d(...)

Banbridge’s Jamie Wright in action for Ireland in 2007. The player scored twice for Banbridge in their 6-1 win over Pembroke. Photograph: Inpho

Waterford completed their fairytale rise from the brink of extinction to win their first national cup title since 1922 when they beat NICS 3-1 in the (...)

Sergio Agüero  celebrates after scoring a penalty for Manchester City  during the Premier League match against West Ham at the Etihad stadium. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Manchester City 1 West Ham 0 As a measure of what an unexpectedly difficult night this was for Manchester City, it was the first time all season they(...)

Usada,  still chasing a follow-up to their 2012  effort with Lance Armstrong, have snapped on the rubber gloves for real this time and set about cleaning up the cesspool of nonagenarian doping in sport. Photograph:  Phil Walter/Getty Images

“January 4th 2019: Usada announced today that Carl Grove, of Bristol, Indiana, an athlete in the sport of cycling, has accepted a public warning for h(...)

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