Ukraine were set to announce today whether they would boycott the Winter Paralympics in Sochi as the Games prepared to get under way amid an escalating political crisis.full story
Ex-Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is “still in the wake up phase” and his medical situation is unchanged more than two months after his skiing accident, his agent says.
Ukraine will compete in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi.
Back in January, before a wheel had turned on Formula One’s latest grand design, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner made an eye-opening claim that up to half the grid would retire in the first grand prix of the season in Australia.
The first openly gay athlete to compete in one of the four major American sports received a standing ovation upon making his home debut last night.
Wembley Stadium will host Carl Froch’s defence of his IBF and WBA super-middleweight titles in a much-anticipated re-match with George Groves on May 31.
By Peter O’Dwyer Ronnie O’Sullivan is a genius. Admittedly, we’ve known that for a while but lest we forget anytime soon, he offered a timely reminder at the Welsh Open over the weekend.
Floyd Mayweather has challenged Amir Khan to beat Adrien Broner on the undercard of his bout with Marcos Maidana on May 3 in order to earn a fight with the pound-for-pound king.
Former UCI president Pat McQuaid is still to decide whether he will take part in the Cycling Independent Reform Commission set up by his successor Brian Cookson, vowing not to be drawn into a “witch hunt”.
London 2012 Olympians Adam Nolan and Darren O’Neill both won their semi-finals at the National Elite Championships at Dublin’s National Stadium last night.
Grigor Dimitrov emerged victorious from an epic encounter with reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray to reach the final of the Abierto Mexicano Telcel in Acapulco.
Roger Federer battled back from a set down to beat fierce rival Novak Djokovic and book his place in the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
Ireland's Martyn Irvine has won a silver medal at the scratch race at the World Championships overnight.
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Mark English reveals the biggest disappointment of his recent respiratory tract infection was missing the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix.
Each Russian medallist from the Sochi games has been given a Mercedes by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton broke the 60 meter stadium record at tonight’s Athlone IT Grand Prix.
Mark English leads a small Irish team to next month's IAAF World Indoor championships in Sopot, Poland.
Notice how Donal Lenihan is dressed up for this morning's Irish Examiner sponsored breakfast in Cork city.
Irishman Stephen Roche has been inducted into the Giro d’Italia Hall of Fame at a ceremony at Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland.
Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown has announced she has been cleared to race again by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Susie Wolff will this season become the first woman in 22 years to compete in a Formula One event.
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics were officially brought to a conclusion on Sunday with a closing ceremony that celebrated Russia’s culture and heritage - as well as giving an indication of the country’s sense of humour.
The Olympic Council of Ireland has recognised Seamus O'Connor's impressive performances in snowboard events by selecting him as the Irish flag bearer for Sunday's Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics closing ceremony.
The International Olympic Committee has been urged by a coalition of human and gay rights groups not to award future Games to nations which have discriminatory laws.
Team Sky have been forced to borrow bikes from their rivals in order to take part in this weekend’s Tour du Haut Var after having 16 of their own stolen on the eve of the race.
Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Kozak defended brutal police treatment of protest group Pussy Riot in Sochi, insisting at a media briefing today that they had provoked a conflict.
Formula One driver Jenson Button and his Japanese girlfriend are engaged.
Figure skater Ashley Wagner has launched a blistering attack over the controversial result of the Winter Olympic women’s singles competition, calling for an overhaul of the sport and its judging process.
Ireland batsman Ed Joyce has his sights set on a historic Twenty20 series win over West Indies when the sides reconvene at Sabina Park on Friday.
Formula One motor sport boss Bernie Ecclestone has won a multimillion-pound High Court fight in the UK with a German media company.
Ireland earned a famous win over the West Indies in their first of two Twenty20 internationals at Sabina Park.
Red Bull suffered another pre-season day of disaster as their testing woes show no sign of ending.
Ireland's Conor Lyne is out of the Giant Slalom in Sochi after falling in his first run.
Authorities have ruled out any criminal wrongdoing over Formula One star Michael Schumacher’s ski accident, a French prosecutor leading the investigation has said.
Amy Foster and Kelly Proper were the stand out performers at today’s Woodies DIY National Indoor Championships in Athlone IT.
Dereck Chisora claimed a unanimous points victory over Kevin Johnson at the Copper Box to put himself on a collision course with fellow British heavyweight Tyson Fury.
Kelly Proper joined Rob Heffernan as Ireland's most decorated indoor champion at today’s Woodies DIY national indoor championships.
The International Olympic Committee has stressed the incident at the Sanki Sliding Center which left a worker hospitalised was not due to a problem with the bobsleigh track.
So you're hanging around all day with all these athletes at their peak. What would you do?
Olympic Decathlon champion Ashton Eaton has been confirmed among an impressive field for the inaugural Athlone International Grand Prix to be held later this month.
A little South African boy got a great reaction from the Brazilian players in last night's friendly in Johannesburg.
By Peter O' DwyerIt's been described as the warrior game, the fastest game on grass and the game of the gods – so fittingly, last week the heavens provided the backdrop for some of the most spectacular hurling shots you're ever likely to see.
Johnny Sexton has beaten his thumb ligament problem in time to face Italy in the RBS 6 Nations in Dublin on Saturday.
Republic of Ireland 1 Serbia 2 Filip Dordevic condemned Martin O'Neill to a first defeat as Republic of Ireland manager as Serbia came from behind to win in Dublin.
All-Ireland winning Clare hurling boss Davy Fitzgerald has opened up about how he was severely bullied when he was a child.
Leinster and Ireland star Brian O'Driscoll suffered a nasty mouth injury at training yesterday.
Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane has signed a multi-year contact extension with the Los Angeles Galaxy, the Major League Soccer club have announced.
Back in January, before a wheel had turned on Formula One's latest grand design, Red Bull team principal Christian Horner made an eye-opening claim that up to half the grid would retire in the first grand prix of the season in Australia.