Quarterback Jalen Hurts in action during the 2017 College Football season. Photograph: Getty Images

The Philadelphia Eagles selected Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night, a stunning move for a team wit(...)

Rusada chief executive  Yury Ganus declined to rule out the possibility that the data sent to Wada from the Moscow lab at the centre of the 2015 doping scandal had been manipulated. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has given Russia three weeks to explain how a number of positive drug tests were deleted from a database sent to t(...)

 Gareth Whalley of Bradford City in action during the UEFA Intertoto Cup second round second leg against FK Atlantas at Valley Parade in Bradford in July 2000.  Bradford City won the match 4-1. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Allsport

In the second round of the 2000/01 Intertoto Cup, Bradford City beat FK Atlantas of Lithuania 7-2 on aggregate, with Ireland’s Andy O’Brien playing ce(...)

Caster Semenya at the  World Athletics Championships in London in 2017. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

The IAAF has emphatically rejected a report that it wants the women’s Olympic 800m champion, Caster Semenya, to be classified as a biological male whe(...)

 A sign  on a wall of a building which houses the Russian Anti-Doping Agency  in Moscow. Photograph: Maxim Shipenkov/EPA

Russia has avoided further sanctions from the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) despite missing by more than a fortnight a December 31st deadline to pro(...)

  Simon Harris: welcomed €200 million investment in Ireland by the European Investment Bank to tackle flood-prevention measures, the first time the EIB has funded flood-related infrastructure in Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

It is “highly unlikely” that Ireland will qualify for emergency EU funding to tackle the recent flooding, Minister of State Simon Harris has said as (...)

The European Investment Bank provides loans to EU countries to invest in infrastructural projects, providing long-term financing at low interest rates.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed a €200 million investment for Ireland to help tackle flood prevention measures. The funding, which wil(...)

 Dublin Port welcomed the arrival of four luxury cruise ships carrying over 13,000 passengers and crew in the third quarter of 2015.

Dublin Port has secured a €100 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance its Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) project. The sc(...)

Conal Henry chief executive of Enet: “It effectively means that the broadband service on offer is unlimited. A business should never have to worry about broadband capacity again.” Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/Irish Times

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is to providing €12 million to bring broadband to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in rural towns and villages. (...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly said the new fund was in addition to enhanced funding for social housing  announced in the budget and in the social housing strategy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A €300 million investment fund for social housing, which will deliver 2,000 units of public housing over the next three years, will be built on and e(...)

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