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Bundee Aki: the Connacht star has signed up as an ambassador for Kinetica Sports’ partnership with Hell & Back who run the the 7 & 12km adventure race events in Bray. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Bundee Aki strapped up and battled through Connacht’s epic ride to a Guinness Pro 12 title. It caught up on him this season.  “People still come(...)

Teenagers are acutely aware of what they post, how they are seen, whether posts are liked. They will self-censor and delete, out of embarrassment and shame. Photograph: Thinkstock

As a fairly early adopter of the internet and computers, going back to the 1980s, I’ve always thought I had a pretty good handle on what it is like to(...)

Generation smartphone: to manage their identities in and obligations to this world in their pockets, they adhere to rules absorbed and adopted by their peers. One girl said she showed Instagram ideas to at least three people before posting. Another said she deleted posts that did not garner enough likes.

Over the past decade, advertisers have spent untold millions trying to turn Talia Kocar and her peers in the millennial generation into loyal customer(...)

Past and present New Zealand players, including Tana Umaga, perform the haka at a public memorial service for Jonah Lomu. Photograph: Getty

A public memorial service to remember New Zealand rugby great Jonah Lomu took place at Eden Park stadium in Auckland on Monday. World Rugb(...)

 Richie McCaw: will win his 147th cap for New Zealand against South Africa in the World Cup semi-final.  Photo:  Phil Walter/Getty Images

Following Richie McCaw about during a game can prove difficult because eventually he becomes the eye of the storm. McCaw in numbers is greater than ev(...)

Captain David Kirk kisses the Webb Ellis Cup after the All Blacks’ 29-9 World Cup final win over France in 1987. Photograph: Getty

The Rugby World Cup is a devilishly difficult tournament to win. To do so requires countless permutations to work in your favour and as well as talent(...)

Fermanagh’s Seán Quigley: is Fermanagh’s outright top championship scorer and is likely to be marked by Westmeath’s Kieran Gavin. Photograph: Inpho

The wheels of fortune are always spinning in opposite directions in the fourth round qualifiers: Westmeath’s spinning backward after their Leinster(...)

Captain Richie McCaw with team-mates at a New Zealand training session ahead of their Bledisloe Cup match against Australia on Saturday in Sydney. Photograph: Reuters

At 8.05pm local time in Sydney, or 11.05am Irish time on Saturday morning, New Zealand will attempt to establish the longest winning sequence in the (...)

 Tom Grace is the new Chairman of the Lions Board. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The British & Irish Lions today announced the appointment of Tom Grace as the new chairman of the Lions Board. He succeeds Gerald Davies who had o(...)

Manchester United’s Danny Welbeck celebrates after scoring his goal against West Ham. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Manchester United 3 West Ham 1: Manchester United continued their resurgence by recording a fourth straight win which proved enough to see off a disap(...)

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