1 hour, 17 minutes ago» soccerUEFA president Michel Platini has warned of mafia involvement in match-fixing - but his call for a Europe-wide sports police force has fallen on deaf ears.
1 hour, 58 minutes ago» racingEddie Ahern has lodged an appeal against the decision of the British Horseracing Authority to suspend him from riding for 10 years.
3 hours, 45 minutes ago» gaaThere is a fresh look to the Cork team to face Limerick in tomorrow night's Munster SFC quarter-final at the Gaelic Grounds (throw-in 7pm).
4 hours, 27 minutes ago» gaaDonegal are poised to field the team that won the All-Ireland SFC title for them eight months ago when they get their 2013 Championship campaign underway against Tyrone on Sunday afternoon.
4 hours, 40 minutes ago» soccerManchester United have cut their interest bill by £10m (€11m) a year after a major refinancing through Bank of America.
4 hours, 52 minutes ago» soccerCeltic striker Anthony Stokes has warned the quiet Hampden atmosphere could sound the death knell for the Hoops’ double ambitions.
5 hours, 35 minutes ago» golfSergio Garcia has reiterated his desire to apologise in person to Tiger Woods after European Tour chief executive George O’Grady unwittingly reopened the racism row which has overshadowed the BMW PGA Championship.
15 hours, 34 minutes ago» cricketIreland fell agonisingly short of a first-ever win over a Test-playing national in Dublin as the opening RSA Insurance one-day international against Pakistan ended in a tie.
18 hours, 43 minutes ago» gaa According to today’s Evening Echo injuries to first-choice defenders Eoin Cadogan and Jamie O’Sullivan have forced Cork into a reshuffle ahead of their clash with Limerick on Saturday.
19 hours, 4 minutes ago» sportIreland will chase a victory target of 276 as they bid to beat a full-member nation for the first time in Dublin in the opening RSA Insurance one-day international against Pakistan.
20 hours, 36 minutes ago» golfThe racism row surrounding Sergio Garcia took another twist this afternoon when European Tour chief executive George O’Grady used the phrase “coloured athletes” when discussing the decision not to sanction the Spaniard.
21 hours, 51 minutes ago» soccerChelsea and Manchester City will pay their respects to the victims of the Oklahoma tornado in tonight’s match at Busch Stadium in St Louis.
21 hours, 59 minutes ago» rugbyDerry Peters has assembled a powerful-looking squad laced with Cork’s All-Ireland winning senior stars as Munster look to regain the Mick Talbot cup in Saturday’s MMI Interprovincial tournament.
22 hours, 54 minutes ago» golfEngland’s Justin Rose, twice a runner-up in the BMW PGA Championship, today wasted little time in getting to the top of the leaderboard as the European Tour’s flagship event got under way at Wentworth.
22 hours, 55 minutes ago» soccerThe future of Wigan manager Roberto Martinez will not be decided until next week but chairman Dave Whelan is positive about holding on to the Spaniard.
23 hours, 6 minutes ago» soccerNorthampton defender and Professional Footballers’ Association chairman Clarke Carlisle has called time on his playing career.
1 day, 57 minutes ago» rugbyBank of Ireland has confirmed that it will become main sponsor of Munster Rugby from July 2013.
1 day, 1 hour, 8 minutes ago» soccerThe head of one of Holland’s leading players’ unions says the growing trend of players being relegated to the reserves amid stalled contract negotiations is a “sickening state of affairs”.
1 day, 2 hours, 9 minutes ago» golfRory McIlroy missed two good chances to get among the early leaders when the BMW PGA Championship got under way at a chilly Wentworth today.
1 day, 2 hours, 18 minutes ago» soccerOutgoing Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has been handed a two-game ban for domestic cup matches following his dismissal in the Copa del Rey final on Friday night.
1 day, 2 hours, 19 minutes ago» racingTelescope has a sore left shin and “won’t be running” in the Investec Derby at Epsom on June 1, said trainer Michael Stoute.
1 day, 3 hours, 36 minutes ago» soccerPablo Zabaleta believes Manuel Pellegrini could be a great manager for Manchester City.
1 day, 5 hours, 8 minutes ago» golfSergio Garcia was today trying to focus on the first round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth after his public row with Tiger Woods took an unwelcome turn.
1 day, 5 hours, 31 minutes ago» soccerReal Madrid defender Sergio Ramos believes Gareth Bale would be right at home at the Bernabeu.
1 day, 18 hours, 21 minutes ago» soccerFormer Manchester United and England defender Brian Greenhoff has died, aged 60.
1 day, 18 hours, 38 minutes ago» golfRory McIlroy today said he was unable to clarify reports that he is leaving Horizon Sports Management to create his own management group, but revealed he has cleared the air with Graeme McDowell.
1 day, 18 hours, 49 minutes ago» soccerSkipper Robbie Keane will be able to face England next week after the Los Angeles Galaxy granted him permission to join up with the Republic of Ireland squad.
1 day, 19 hours, 34 minutes ago» soccerAston Villa have confirmed recently retired Stiliyan Petrov will take up a new role as assistant to development coach Gordon Cowans at the club’s academy.
1 day, 21 hours, 48 minutes ago» soccer » latestOlivier Giroud wants Arsenal to kick on in the Champions League after securing qualification for a 16th successive season.
1 day, 21 hours, 50 minutes ago» golfSergio Garcia has escaped punishment for what could be construed as a racist remark about Tiger Woods after offering an unreserved apology for his “stupid and out of place” comments at the European Tour’s annual awards ceremony.
1 day, 22 hours, 38 minutes ago» golfTiger Woods has labelled a remark made about him by Sergio Garcia as “wrong and hurtful,” but believes there is “real regret” that it was made.
1 day, 22 hours, 56 minutes ago» soccerManuel Pellegrini has confirmed he will leave Malaga at the end of the season.
1 day, 23 hours, 12 minutes ago» gaaDonie Kingston will start for Laois in Sunday's Leinster SFC first round match against Louth at O'Moore Park (throw-in 3pm).
1 day, 23 hours, 50 minutes ago» golfSouth Africa’s Tim Clark has said that he is among “a fair number” of players taking legal advice over the ban on anchored putters.
2 days, 26 minutes ago» soccerCeltic defender Mikael Lustig believes fatigue is the Hoops’ biggest enemy as they prepare to face Hibernian in the William Hill Scottish Cup final.
2 days, 41 minutes ago» soccerUEFA has confirmed that Malaga have had the second year of their European ban lifted but the Champions League quarter-finalists will still be barred from playing in continental competition next season should they qualify.
2 days, 1 hour, 52 minutes ago» soccerNewcastle boss Alan Pardew was due to sit down with owner Mike Ashley today to discuss the way forward.
2 days, 1 hour, 53 minutes ago» soccerDeparting Everton defender Phil Neville has confirmed his interest in succeeding David Moyes as the club’s manager.
2 days, 2 hours, 30 minutes ago» soccerWest Ham have confirmed that former England striker Carlton Cole will leave the club this summer.