Kellie Harrington will be among the 65 Irish athletes taking part in the European Games in Minsk, Belarus next month. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) has named a squad of 65 athletes from nine sports to compete in the second edition of the European Games in Mi(...)

Roscommon’s Andrew Glennon celebrates with delighted fans after the victory over Mayo in Castlebar. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

You couldn’t but think of that person who opted not to vote for anyone in the local elections, instead writing “MAYO4SAM2019” all down their ballot pa(...)

The Sport Ireland Institute’s High Performance Unit. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Sport is about dreaming. Bertie Ahern understood that. Looking back now his dream of the “Bertie Bowl” was almost given life, but instead became a sym(...)

Michael Conlan lost a highly contentious decision to Vladimir Nikitin at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Michael Conlan will face his Olympic Games nemesis Vladimir Nikitin at Belfast’s Féile an Phobail festival on August 3rd. The Russian boxer was at th(...)

Johnny Watterson: won with in-depth feature on the world champion boxer. Photograph: Frank Miller

Johnny Watterson of The Irish Times is the Investec 20x20 Media Awards winner for March. Johnny’s winning article published in print and online in the(...)

Kellie Harrington: ‘We’re a good community and everyone is pulling together.’ Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

World champion boxer Kellie Harrington has announced she is auctioning her National Elite belt from 2015 and Irish boxing vest to raise money for a ne(...)

Kellie Harrington holds her award for  The Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year  2018. ‘Medals mean nothing to me. I’m just happy about the place I’m in right now, of how happy my family are, the person I’ve become.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Kellie Harrington remembers how it broke in Astana in 2016. Canadian Sara Kali was between her and a world light-welterweight final. After the first-r(...)

Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

Baz Ashmawy forgets to introduce himself on the ‘Ryan Tubridy Show’.

He may have a hit television show under his belt, but if Baz Ashmawy is looking to make his name as a daytime radio presenter, he’s going the wrong wa(...)

Sudaporn Seesondee (in red) and Kellie Anne Harrington  compete during their final fight at the  AIBA boxing championships in New Delhi, on November 24th, 2018. Photograph: Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images

The moment was two years in the making. A calculation made. An investment lodged. A slow and steady climb and as these things often are, a promise mad(...)

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