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The German soccer team giving a  Nazi salute at the Berlin Olympic games in 1936. Photograph:  Photo12/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

They always tell you that sport and politics don’t mix. It’s obvious. When people attend sporting events they don’t want to hear about Donald Trump, g(...)

Downtown Melbourne: winds have spread thick smoke from fires in New South Wales across the state, causing hazardous air quality in the city.  Photograph: EPA/David Crosling

Have you checked the AQI? There is one new variable to consider when exercising around Melbourne this week, and that’s the Air Quality Index. It’s imp(...)

Republic of Ireland head coach Vera Pauw and assistant coach Eileen Gleeson stand for the anthems ahead of the  Uefa Women’s European Championship qualifier against Greece in  Panionios, Athens. Photograph: Greg Hellas/Inpho

Vera Pauw has made an impact everywhere she goes. The former Dutch player and current Irish manager ensures that not only does her team put on an exce(...)

Ireland striker Amber Barrett is mobbed by her team-mates after she scored  in the Uefa Women’s European Championship qualifier against Greece in  Panionios, Athens. Photograph: Greg Hellas/Inpho

Greece 1 Republic of Ireland 1 While the senior men’s team are relying on a strong finish to reach a major tournament, the women’s strong start to t(...)

Shirley McCay: set to make a landmark 300th appearance for Ireland when they  take on Canada in a bid to qualify for the Olympics. Photograph: Joe Toth/Inpho

Hockey remains high-profile next weekend as crucial Olympic qualifiers beckon for Ireland. The men’s team were unsuccessful in pretty egregious cir(...)

Greminho, who lost to 56-0 to Flamengo in Rio de Janeiro’s Carioca Championship. ‘The result is just numbers,’ said Greminho player Duda

While there’s a fair chance after the Wednesday that was in it that most little girls will now want to grow up to be Coleen Rooney (or Wagatha Christi(...)

Galway’s Niamh Kilkenny in action against Kilkenny in the Camogie All-Ireland final. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

You couldn’t get a greater contrast in the stories of this year’s camogie and football All-Ireland winners, Galway collecting their first senior camog(...)

 The Netherlands’ Sifan Hassan reacts after winning the Women’s 1500 metres final at the   Athletics World Championships  in Doha. Photograph:  Karim Jaafar/AFP via Getty Images

As a youngster, my sporting hero was Ronaldinho. The way he flicked the ball, turned opponents inside out and defied every physics law known to man wa(...)

 Vera Pauw: “I took some time to consider but their honesty convinced me to accept,” said the new Republic of Ireland women’s manager of the FAI’s approach. Photograph:  VI Images via Getty Images

Finance is never far away from FAI matters these days and the newly-appointed Republic of Ireland women’s team manager Vera Pauw confesses it will tak(...)

Ireland’s Katie McCabe celebrates scoring from the penalty spot  with Rianna Jarrett and Denise O’Sullivan during the European Championship qualifier against Montenegro at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 2 Montenegro 0 Ireland made a solid start to their campaign for a place at the 2021 European Championships with a comfortable win(...)

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