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The Football Association of Ireland is to have a new chief executive for the first time since 2005 as former English FA commercial director Jonathan H(...)

Pat Hickey opens his hotel room  door to a Rio police officer on the morning  of August 17th, 2016.

Like a John Cassavetes movie or the ‘lost in the bowels of the stadium’ sequence from the mocumentary ‘This is Spinal Tap’ we all vicariously lingered(...)

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame is transferred to the Olympic cauldron after it failed to light the first time as it goes on display at Ofunato, Iwate prefecture in Japan on Monday. Photograph: Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images

Global pressure and demand is now mounting on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the Tokyo Olympics into 2021, before they no longe(...)

Sarah Keane: “After I got elected I’d say I got very little sleep in that year. We felt under pressure to do things quickly. We felt under pressure to show that we were doing things differently, to show change.”  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“Something will always happen at an Olympic Games,” says Sarah Keane, her view undercut with ‘something’ being an incident that an emergency plan can (...)

Pat Hickey’s trial has not yet taken place more than three years after his arrest in Rio.

The €410,000 loan paid to former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey by the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) in 2016 has (...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has welcomed a proposal for a ‘crisis committee’ at the Football Association of Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has welcomed a proposal for a “crisis committee” at the Football Association of Ireland. The concept was proposed on Fr(...)

 Sarah Keane says corportate governance in the FAI, and every organisation, is ‘a journey, not a destination’.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The president of the Olympic Federation of Ireland, Sarah Keane has suggested that a crisis management committee should be formed to address the crisi(...)

Sinead Delaney of Phoenix swimming club celebrates after winning the 100th Liffey Swim women’s race,. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A 15-year-old boy and a 38-year-old garda, both from Co Meath, were the winners of this year’s Liffey Swim. Teenager Mark Hanley, who is a membe(...)

Liam Ryan (2nd right) returned to swimming in 2016.

You too can join a club, get your picture taken in front of the Guinness gates with some strapping men (or women), and swim 2km down the Liffey. This (...)

Dave Miley: “After Wimbledon I will be travelling to 45 countries.” Photograph: Rod Leon

A private room in the swish Ivy cafe in Wimbledon Village is where Ireland’s Dave Miley on Wednesday unveiled his ambitious manifesto and stepped up h(...)

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