Simone Biles

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Shelbourne take on Waterford at Tolka Park - you can stream the rest of the League of Ireland season for €55. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

In all my 24 years of existence, I have never seen such a welcoming for streaming games. Here’s the thing about technology, when it’s used to generall(...)

Overall winner Sanita Puspure alongside Outstanding Achievement winner Mary Geaney and golfer Leona Maguire at the awards in the Shelbourne Hotel. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s another familiar sign of the times when an end-of-year sportswoman awards end up being less about the women and all about the awards and what the(...)

It has been a remarkable year for women’s sport, domestically and internationally. Here we recount 20 highlights from 2019.   March 15th, (...)

It’s a Saturday afternoon and the Birmingham Hippodrome is a hive of activity. The theatre is celebrating its 120th birthday and locals are dropping i(...)

Co Down gymnast Rhys McClenaghan

Eight days after the biggest achievement of his career and Rhys McClenaghan’s face is still flush with emotion. Even recounting the tearful call home(...)

Simone Biles of the USA competes on the  Floor during the women’s all-around final during the  FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Stuttgart. Photograph:Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Even Simone Biles has trouble wrapping her head around just how good she has become. On Thursday night, just after she secured her fifth all-around wo(...)

Fleabag: the Irish Film Institute hosted a live screening of the sell-out West End play. Photograph: Joan Marcus

On Thursday evening, a long queue had formed outside Cinema 1 in the foyer of the Irish Film Institute. People weren’t lining up to attend a film prem(...)

Simone Biles is set to retire after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty

Simone Biles has revealed the painful cost of gymnastics greatness will contribute towards making next year’s Tokyo Olympics her last. The 22-year-ol(...)

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. (...)

 Simone Biles competes in the women’s all-around final of the 2018 FIG Artistic Gymnastics Championships at the Aspire Dome  in Doha. The American gymnast became the first woman to win four all-around world championships. Photograph: Karim Jaafar/AFP/Getty Images

Simone Biles overcame falls on the balance beam and vault to become the first woman to win four all-around world championships in Doha on Thursday. T(...)

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