Hamilton warns Ferrari that Leclerc could rebel if team orders continue

The five-time world champion says being asked to play a supporting role goes against the core values of racing drivers.

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Lough stands by his man as Farah/Gebrselassie row rumbles on

Mo Farah’s coach disputes Ethiopian’s version of events in hotel.

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Captain Carter capitalises on loose Lisowski to reach round two

The 39-year-old had to come through qualifying to reach the Crucible.

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'Shane Lowry is the DNA of the golfer I wish I was', says Paul McGinley

Shane Lowry’s rollercoaster form rather than steady-Eddie consistency is the secret to real success on tour, believes Paul McGinley, who regrets not having ...

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Haile Gebrselassie’s extraordinary row with Mo Farah rumbles on

The pair are involved in an unsavoury public dispute.

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Josh Moffett seeks to extend title advantage in Monaghan

With two wins from two rounds, Monaghan’s Josh Moffett is on home territory for Sunday’s Four Seasons Hotel Monaghan Rally, round three of the Triton ...

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Farah and Gebrselassie enter dispute over alleged robbery from Ethiopian hotel

The four-time Olympic champion claims he had items stolen from a hotel the retired runner owns.

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Price hikes may account for Champions Cup’s dwindling appeal

At face value, European rugby’s semi-finals bore all the hallmarks of sell-out occasions: The champions of England against the Red Army in one, the holders ...

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Mark Allen joins Ronnie O'Sullivan in making early World Championship exit

Thepchaiya Un-Nooh could not make his overnight lead stick against Trump, while Zhou Yuelong got the better of Allen.

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'Our hearts and prayers are with Seán' 12 months on from life-changing attack

Liverpool FC has said their heart is with Sean Cox on the first anniversary of the attack that changed his life.

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5 Talking Points ahead of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton is bidding to extend his lead.

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LTA hopes to attract other major tennis events following loss of ATP Finals

The prestigious event had been held in London since 2009.

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Hendry record still within reach for ‘mercurial’ O’Sullivan, says Doherty

O’Sullivan’s bid for a sixth world title was ended by 750-1 outsider James Cahill in the first round.

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Trump edges Un-Nooh in final-frame decider

The Masters champion will face Ding Junhui in the last 16.

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Ortiz will not be Joshua’s next opponent, says promoter

Joshua is looking for a new challenger to replace Jarrell Miller following his reported failed drugs test.

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James Cahill targets Crucible crown after shock victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan

The amateur stunned the world number one in the opening round of the World Championship.

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Plastic Paddy jibes just water off Ryan’s back: 'I am Irish, I just have the wrong accent'

He knows what they say, the critics tapping away on message boards under the cloak of anonymity.

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O’Connor dreams big at Hagen

Cian O’Connor takes his relatively recent acquisition Irenice Horta to this week’s four-star Horses and Dreams fixture at Hagen in Germany.

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Buckley finishes with a flourish at Ballygurteen

Paul Buckley won the feature Carbery-South West festival score in the last shot from Michael Bohane at Ballygurteen on Monday.

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Culture and character should supersede talent

If it’s any consolation to Manchester United supporters these days, the biggest and most gloried franchise in the world’s other leading team sport is ...

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The Premier League’s fastest goals as Shane Long sets a new record

The Southampton striker broke Ledley King’s long-standing mark against Watford.

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If the playing personnel isn’t going to change at Munster, the game plan must

We’ve been down this road before, on seven different occasions now since Paul O’Connell, in tandem with Ronan O’Gara, lifted the Heineken Cup aloft ...

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5 things to know about Crucible giant-killer James Cahill

The Blackpool amateur knocked out Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-8 in the World Championship first round.

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Ronnie O’Sullivan’s highs and lows

“The Rocket” has endured mixed fortunes during an eventful career to date.

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‘Absolutely exhausted’ O’Sullivan ready to enjoy World Championship as spectator

The five-time world champion was knocked out by amateur James Cahill.

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Channel 4 to broadcast all-female motor racing championships

W Series will see female drivers race in single-seater cars.

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Cahill relishes shock Crucible victory over sluggish ‘idol’ O’Sullivan

The amateur player from Blackpool stunned the five-time world champion on Tuesday.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan on shock defeat: 'I was struggling to stay awake'

World number one Ronnie O'Sullivan has been knocked out of snooker's world championship in the first round by amateur James Cahill.

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5 of the biggest shocks in snooker history

Some of the other biggest shocks in snooker history.

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Ronnie O’Sullivan knocked out in first round of World Snooker Championship by amateur

Amateur James Cahill has beaten five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-8 in the first round of the World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.

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Murphy claims stage as Healy secures Rás Mumhan glory

There was a nail-biting final stage to the Kerry Group Rás Mumhan, as JB Murphy (Team Leinster) powered home to victory in the final dash up the hill in Killorglin ...

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Egan ready to make it third time lucky in Olympic quest

Her routine is simple, its execution less so: three to four hours a day on the water, another 90 minutes in the gym — 14 to 16 sessions each week, all adding ...

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James Cahill leads Ronnie O’Sullivan as amateur seeks Sheffield shock

Cahill, the first amateur to play at the World Championship, leads Ronnie O’Sullivan 5-4 at the halfway stage of their first-round match.

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Time to seed Munster SHC over Leinster?

Tickets for one of the most eagerly awaited Munster senior hurling championships go on sale tomorrow and the provincial council are expecting strong sales.

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Development squads offer more than those on outside may think

I got a phone call during the week from a father whose son was involved in a football development squad up the country.

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Danny Fowler’s record turns to dust at the Crucible

Luo Honghao is now the unwanted record holder

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Boston Celtics seal play-off passage with clean sweep against Pacers

The Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 110-106 to seal a series sweep and become the first team to advance to the second round of the NBA play-offs.

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Tremendous Toal wins thrilling Joe McVeigh Cup final

Cathal Toal beat Martin Coppinger in the last shot of a thrilling Joe McVeigh Cup final at Keady, county Armagh yesterday.

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Gary Wilson edges out Luca Brecel after record-breaking Crucible decider

The final frame lasted 79 minutes and 31 seconds.

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GAA podcast: Glen deliver, pacy Barrs, Bandon's history boys and the psychology of developing elite players

Eoghan Cormican reviews an exciting weekend in the Cork SHC

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Champions Cup review: Quiet Man Mark McCall looking to have the final word

Mark McCall made a record-breaking start to his first crack at the European Cup as head coach of Ulster. He responded by resigning.

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Leinster find their swagger to set up dream final

With question marks hanging over both provinces heading into their respective Champions Cup semi-finals, the likelihood of an all-Irish European final appeared distinctly ...

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Tiger Woods the personification of dislocation

Tiger, eh? I have to confess I didn’t echo the calls for his canonisation last weekend. I’m not a golf man, for one thing, and I find Tiger Woods a fair ...

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Barry McGuigan: You cannot question the courage of Amir Khan

Khan’s corner indicated he could not continue following a low blow in the sixth round.

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Khan insists he is not a quitter after controversial TKO against Terence Crawford

He was stopped in the sixth round after a low blow by Crawford.

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Khan’s bid to take WBO welterweight belt halted after Crawford low blow

The fight was stopped in the sixth round.

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Rocket Ronnie: Only a select few can be considered great

O’Sullivan speaks of Tiger Woods as he prepares to do battle in Sheffield

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I messed up: Miller apologises after adverse drug tests see Joshua fight pulled

Efforts are under way to find a new opponent for Anthony Joshua

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Voix Du Reve primed for Ryanair take-off

The whole of Ireland is basking in beautiful sunshine but I’m doing a rain dance. It’s getting warm and dry now, and Fairyhouse is drying up and Punchestown ...

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