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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(...)

Mona McSharry warned mistakes with her food intake last year led to a six kilogram weight-loss. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Avoid taking sports nutrition advice from people wearing no clothes on social media was the message for young female athletes at the WePlay conference(...)

“Everything has been too rushed for the AGM and voters will be too scared to back it.”

Dave Moran, chairman of the largest amateur football league in Ireland, believes the FAI governance reforms will not be passed by delegates at next mo(...)

Pat Hickey was charged with alleged ticket touting in Brazil in 2016. He denies all accusations.

Lack of clarity over Pat Hickey’s legal bill for the Rio ticketing controversy is one of the main problems facing the Olympic Federation of Ireland (O(...)

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