If you’re confused by the glossy sheen in the sky over Dublin this morning, fear not - it’s just a reflection of the shiny suits of the Uefa executive(...)

Leading the way: Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy with FAI CEO John Delaney at the draw for the European Championships at the Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

“Hopefully you followed all of that,” Pedro Pinto said to the viewers at home and anyone who nodded was lying. It would have been easier to comprehen(...)

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge  setting a new world record when winning the Berlin Marathon on September 16th, 2018. Photograph:  Getty Images

Enough already. Nowhere does the objective meet the subjective with greater fear or envy than at the annual sporting awards, and everyone keeps saying(...)

Irish lightweight world champion Kellie Harrington was reassured by the IOC about Tokyo Games. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

After Friday’s announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) saying it has stopped planning for the boxing tournament for Tokyo 2020, thou(...)

Kellie Harrington with her gold medal from the lightweight final at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The momentous sporting achievements of the past 12 months ensured that 2018 really did become ‘that year’. There really are no words to describe it. (...)

Civic Reception for Kellie Harrington on Sean McDermott Street. Photograph: Tom Honan

A large crowd turned out on Seán McDermott Street, in Dublin’s north inner city for a homecoming reception for boxing World Championship gold medallis(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington has her hand raised after getting a split decision to win gold at the  World Women’s Elite Championships in New Delhi, India. Photograph: AIBA

Kellie Harrington has become Ireland’s latest boxing world champion after the 28-year-old Dubliner won the world lightweight final in New Delhi, India(...)

Kellie Harrington during her semi-final win over Karina Ibragimova of Kazakhastan. Photograph: Money Sharma/Getty Images

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington took another step closer towards emulating five times world champion Katie Taylor with a unanimous 5-0 win in her semi-fin(...)

Kellie Harrington beat Canada’s Caroline Veyre in a unanimous decision to reach the semi-finals in India. Photograph: Money Sharma/AFP/Getty

Kellie Harrington is guaranteed at least a bronze medal at the World Elite Championships, after she earned a unanimous decision over Canada’s Caroline(...)

Kellie Harrington is through to the last eight at the Aiba World Elite Championships in India. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington is through to the last eight of the Aiba World Elite Championships after stunning home favourite Sarita Devi on a 3-2 spli(...)

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