Ireland’s Claire Lambe  and Sinead Jennings, who have qualified for the Olympic Games in Rio  in the lightweight women’s double sculls. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

Differing views on the Zika virus, particularly from female athletes, threaten to throw competitor participation at the Rio Olympic Games into chaos.(...)

Jessica Ennis-Hill’s coach Toni Minichiello has called for the British Olympic Association to move the preparation camp for the Rio Olympics to a zika-free zone outside Brazil. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

The spread of the Zika virus in Brazil has led to contrasting reactions from participating Olympic nations - with Germany’s chief Olympic doctor sayin(...)

Winner of 2015 Sports Personality of the Year Andy Murray with Sports Personality of the Year runner-up Kevin Sinfield and third-placed  Jessica Ennis-Hill.

Tyson Fury, the boxer at the centre of controversy over comments about women and homosexuals, made an apology at the BBC Sports Personality of the Yea(...)

Tyson Fury has denied he is a homophobe and said he is ‘uniting the world’. Photograph: PA

Tyson Fury has been asked to attend a meeting with the British Boxing Board of Control in the new year in relation to recent comments he has made in t(...)

Greater Manchester Police have launched a hate crime investigation into comments made  by Tyson Fury. Photograph

Police have launched a hate crime investigation following comments about homosexuality made by the world heavyweight champion boxer, Tyson Fury. Gre(...)

Tyson Fury finds himself amid a sexism controversy after comments he made about Jessica Ennis-Hill. Photo: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Tyson Fury will not be removed from the shortlist for BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award despite appearing in an online video in which he says(...)

Katie Taylor (red)  has won the Sportswoman of the Year title in 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2014. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

What on earth are we all going to do when Katie Taylor hangs up her gloves? Last year Taylor was crowned The Irish Times/ Sports Council’s Sportswom(...)

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrates next to Netherlands’ Dafne Schippers as she wins the final of the women’s 100m at the World Championships  in Beijing. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

If perfectly familiar style and consistency are among the last bastions of credibility in athletics right now, then almost everything about day three(...)

Jessica Ennis-Hill won the gold medal in the World Championships heptathlon in Beijing 13 months after the birth of her son. Photograph: Getty

Jessica Ennis-Hill has completed her golden comeback at the World Championships, winning her first major championship since London 2012 just 13 months(...)

Mo Farah: hasn’t lost a 10,000m race since the 2011 World Championships. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

(all times Irish) 1 Men’s 10,000 metres. Final, Saturday, 1:50pm: The longest race on the track, and trust me, right now impossibly close to ca(...)

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