Colin Byrne

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British Open golf champion Shane Lowry celebrates with fans at the Boars Head pub in Dublin’s City Centre. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The success of the British Open at Portrush means the timeline for a return could be moved forward by as much as five years, with the possibility of a(...)

 Colin Byrne’s XP33 yacht ‘Bon Exemple’ is a front-runner for DBSC’s 2018 Premier Award for best performance of a cruiser-racer Photograph: David O’Brien

Colin Byrne’s Cruisers One ‘Bon Exemple’ will be a front-runner for the top cruiser-racer award of the year at the country’s biggest yacht racing clu(...)

Graeme McDowell tees off on the 16th hole during day two of the Italian Open at Gardagolf CC in Brescia. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Martin Kaymer surged into contention for his first victory in four years as several of Europe’s star names rediscovered their top form in the Italian (...)

Justin Rose of England plays a shot on the 13th hole as caddie Mark Fulcher looks on during a practice round prior to the start of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

What’s happening? The first Major of the golfing season is upon us at Augusta National with the US Masters set to take place from Thursday to Sunday.(...)

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  • April 4, 2018, 06:30

There’s nothing like Masters week. And for as long as anyone can remember, there’s nothing like this particular Masters week. With so many of the Augu(...)

Conor McGregor speaks to the media while holding up his Notorious’ brand of whiskey after losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr  in their super welterweight bout in Las Vegas, Nevada, last August. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

En route to the summit of the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), Conor McGregor has cracked quite a few skulls. What he is finding much harder to crac(...)

Conor Clarke-skippered Embarr in action during the  74-boat Melges 24 World Championships in Miami, Florida.

A sole Irish sportsboat maintains its lead into the final stages of the 74-boat Melges 24 World Championships in Miami, Florida. The Conor Clarke-sk(...)

 Eddie Pepperell and Tom Lewis of England embrace after securing their European Tour cards during the final round of the European Tour qualifying school final stage at PGA Catalunya in Girona, Spain. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

I have only put myself through this Tour School saga once before and had clearly forgotten why I had left it this long before revisiting this cauldro(...)

Annalise Murphy is the Laser Radial nominee for the All-Ireland championships

An Olympic silver medallist and a world champion will add extra spice to the All-Ireland Sailing Championships the weekend after next in Cork Harbour.(...)

Authors Colin Byrne and Karl McCullagh at Royal Dublin yesterday with Irish Times sports editor Malachy Logan for the launch of The Little White Ball. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A simple idea hatched between two golfing friends on Bull Island has arrived. Colin Byrne – who has spent much of the past number of decades as a c(...)

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