Lewis Hamilton's bid for a fifth pole position in Hungary literally went up in flames today as his car caught fire early in qualifying.full story
Lewis Hamilton has vowed to continue racing his heart out no matter the circumstances to avoid a scenario where he looks back at the end of the season and thinks “if only”.
Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo captured the chequered flag for the second time this season at the end of an astonishing Hungarian Grand Prix.
Vincenzo Nibali looks to have secured his first Tour de France title today after completing the penultimate stage of the race.
Michael Conlan insists he will throw away his Commonwealth Games medal in Glasgow if it is any colour other than gold.
Azerbaijan will take its place on the Formula One calendar in 2016 as the new Grand Prix of Europe.
John Barrowman’s gay kiss during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony was scripted, according to Glasgow 2014 chief executive David Grevemberg.
The UFC have announced the date for Conor McGregor’s next fight and who he will fight.
Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons shows that skills on the court don’t transfer all that well to the bowling alley.
Irish favourite Matthew Macklin will hope to secure a fourth shot at a world title when he takes on Jorge Sebastien Heiland in an official eliminator for the WBC middleweight crown at the National Stadium in Dublin on August 30.
Rob Heffernan will lead an Irish team of 25 athlete’s to Zurich for next months Europeans, which take place from August 12 – 17.
Ciaran O’Lionard shot to victory at today’s Glo Health national senior track and field championships taking 1500-metre gold and a European championship slot.
Lewis Hamilton has been hit with a five-place grid penalty ahead of the German Grand Prix.
Home town hero Conor McGregor crowned UFC's hugely successful return to Dublin with an explosive TKO victory over Brazil's Diego Brandao at the O2 last night.
Fionnuala Britton sprinted to the Women’s 5,000 metre title at today’s Glo Health Senior track and field championships in Santry stadium.
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes will start the German Grand Prix on pole position after qualifying fastest at Hockenheim. Williams driver Valtteri Bottas was second quickest while Ferrari’s Felipe Massa was third.
Nico Rosberg is firmly on course to land pole position in front of his home fans in Germany this weekend.
Lewis Hamilton spearheaded another one-two for Mercedes in practice, but Daniel Ricciardo is threatening to spoil the German manufacturing giant’s party on home soil.
The wife of Michael Schumacher is confident time will prove to be a great healer as her seven-times Formula One world champion husband continues his fight for health.
FIFA has defended its decision to ban Nico Rosberg from carrying an image of the World Cup on his celebratory helmet for this weekend’s German Grand Prix.
Robbie Keane scored this long-range beauty for the LA Galaxy last night.
Nico Rosberg has signed a “multi-year contract extension” with Mercedes, the team announced today.
Liverpool have announced the signing of Serbia winger Lazar Markovic from Benfica.
UFC star Conor McGregor has given a big shout out to a young cancer sufferer ahead of his hometown debut in a sold out O2 arena this weekend.
Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe has announced in a television interview that he is gay.
As Bill O’Herlihy retires, we look back at some of his finest moments from the career of an icon.
There was a home winner on the eighth stage of the Tour de France while Vincenzo Nibali remains in the yellow jersey after a thrilling battle with Alberto Contador.
Thomas Barr and Mark English shattered stadium records at tonight’s Morton Games.
NBA superstar LeBron James had decided to line out for his former team, Cleveland Cavaliers.
Striker Alexis Sanchez has agreed to join Arsenal on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee, the club have announced.
Heavy rain and cobbles combined to cause mayhem at the Tour de France today.
Defending champion Chris Froome has abandoned the 2014 Tour de France after a third crash in two days.
Home favourite Rob Heffernan finished fourth in the 3km walk at the Cork City Sports meet tonight, but was pleased to set a new personal best over the distance as he continues his preparations for the European Championships.
This baseball fan is suing ESPN and Major League Baseball after falling asleep at a game.
AFL defender Brian Lake has been banned from playing for four matches after an ugly incident during his side’s defeat to the Melbourne Kangaroos last Friday.
A host of athletic stars from around the world have arrived for the meet being held this evening in CIT.
Pitcher Mike Marin dived in after his teammates collided trying to catch a ball.
Novak Djokovic’s Wimbledon title was not just the sweetest of his seven grand slam trophies but also vindication of his decision to hire Boris Becker as head coach.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has his expressed confidence over the financial implications of hosting the 2022 Winter Games after formally declaring the three candidate cities in Lausanne on Monday.
SERIOUSLY awkward moment
Welsh international rugby star Ian Gough was today found guilty of attacking his ex-girlfriend, former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill, just days after she got engaged to pop star Dane Bowers.
The father of the former Manchester United and Manchester City player Carlos Tevez has been freed after being kidnapped in Argentina.
Liverpool have completed the signing of Belgium striker Divock Origi but the 19-year-old will immediately be loaned back to French club Lille for next season.
Lewis Hamilton has vowed to continue racing his heart out no matter the circumstances to avoid a scenario where he looks back at the end of the season and thinks "if only".
West Ham co-chairman David Gold has blamed jet-lag for a social media mistake that suggested he wanted to see Sam Allardyce leave his role as the club's manager.
Sports stars, politicians, pundits and broadcasters joined forces to wish the Irish women's rugby team good luck in the World Cup.
Manchester United have had to devise a special training programme to get Luke Shaw in shape for the start of the season.
Manchester City really should have considered the ramifications before starting the #askjesus hashtag.