Stewart says brave Lauda was one of the best

Stewart recalls the courage of the Austrian, who has died at the age of 70.

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Top sportspeople calling for greater promotion of women’s sport

Some of Ireland’s top sportspeople have come together to call for greater promotion of women’s sport.

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Caster Semenya to race 3,000m after losing rule-change appeal

Caster Semenya will race in the 3,000m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic in June.

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Fury predicts Wilder rematch will take place next spring

The heavyweights fought out a controversial draw in Los Angeles in December.

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Pain-free Andy Murray optimistic about return to competitive tennis

Murray had hip surgery in January and could make a comeback at Wimbledon.

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Niki Lauda – a life in pictures

The three-time Formula One world champion has died aged 70.

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Tributes pour in for ‘irreplaceable’ Niki Lauda

The three-time Formula One world champion has died at the age of 70

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Niki Lauda: F1 champion who made remarkable comeback from fiery crash

He was dragged from a burning wreckage after a crash at the Nurburgring in 1976 but returned to his Formula One cockpit 40 just days later.

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Austrian F1 champion Niki Lauda dies aged 70

McLaren said they were ‘deeply saddened’.

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Tom Daley’s husband hits out at British Swimming in buggy row

Daley was competing in London

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New bursary scheme could change face of Irish hockey

Support for the Irish women’s team took a giant leap towards a semi-professional basis with the announcement that Park Developments will roll out a four-year ...

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GAA podcast: Dalo was wrong. Emotional Cork. Limerick's Plan B? Tipp back it up. Ref justice

Anthony Daly, Ger Cunningham and TJ Ryan review the weekend's hurling.

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Tom Daley’s husband hits out at British Swimming in buggy row

Daley won gold alongside Grace Reid in the mixed synchro at the Diving World Series in London.

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Jamie Chadwick moves step closer to F1 drive by joining Williams academy

The 21-year-old leads the inaugural W Series.

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Hayde destroys Sonia record held since 1987

It was another day of records at the Irish Life Health/Munster Schools’ Championships which took place in blustery conditions at Cork IT.

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Rafael Nadal defeats Novak Djokovic to clinch ninth Italian Open title

The defending champion triumphed 6-0 4-6 6-1 in two hours and 25 minutes in Rome.

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Ivanisevic jokes about 2001 semi-final v Henman as Wimbledon unveils new roof

The Croatian tennis player appeared to benefit from a rain delay in reaching the final 18 years ago.

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Offaly’s Darragh Kenny scores podium finish in Longines Grand Prix

Irish showjumper Darragh Kenny has claimed a place on the podium at today’s €200,000 five-star Longines Grand Prix at La Baule in France.

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Konta beaten in straight sets by Pliskova in Rome

The Czech needed just two breaks of serve to win.

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Deontay Wilder targets Anthony Joshua after knockout win over Dominic Breazeale

The American sent Breazeale crashing to the canvas just two minutes and 17 seconds into the first rounds.

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Billy Joe Saunders wins WBO title with impressive points win

Billy Joe Saunders became a two-weight world champion after he defeated Shefat Isufi last night.

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Deontay Wilder retains WBC heavyweight strap with swift knockout in New York

The bout was over in the first round.

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Ewan claims victory on stage eight of Giro D’Italia

Italian Valerio Conti retained the overall leader’s pink jersey.

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Konta battles back to beat Bertens and reach Italian Open final

The British number one had lost the opening set.

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‘Mum says I was in a boat before I was born as she paddled when she was pregnant’

Jenny Egan, who made history last August as the first Irish athlete to medal at an ICF Senior Canoe Sprint World Championships with a bronze, is looking forward ...

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Roger Federer doesn’t think Nick Kyrgios should face a ban for Rome outburst

Roger Federer thinks Nick Kyrgios should be spared suspension by ATP tour bosses looking into the Australian’s chair-tossing outburst.

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Kyrgios controversy and Federer fightback dominate dramatic day at Italian Open

Australian has had a lively 24 hours

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Van Gerwen pips Cross to claim Premier League top spot once again

The Dutchman has finished top of the regular-season standings for the seventh successive campaign.

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Hopes grow for a Word Rally Championship return to Ireland

A meeting of the World Rally Commission in Geneva tomorrow to discuss next season’s Word Rally Championship may increase the possibility of an event returning ...

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Kyrgios defaulted from Italian Open after huge outburst

Kyrgios threw a chair across the court after receiving a game penalty in his second-round clash with Casper Ruud.

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Formula One in talks over race in Marrakesh

F1 bosses are keen to add a race in Africa to the schedule.

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Kyrgios takes aim at ‘cringeworthy’ Djokovic and ‘super salty’ Nadal

Kyrgios gave some strong opinions about the leading players in the game.

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Bucks rally to beat Raptors in Game One

The Milwaukee Bucks staged a fourth-quarter fightback to seize the first game of their Eastern Conference finals against the Toronto Raptors 108-100.

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Pascal Ackermann claims stage five at Giro d’Italia

The German surged past Fernando Gaviria to win a rain-soaked stage five.

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Paul O’Donovan absent for Irish team for European Championships

Olympic silver-medalist Paul O’Donovan is the standout absentee from the Irish team that will travel to Lucerne for the 2019 European Rowing Championships ...

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Eoin Morgan suspended for fourth ODI against Pakistan

England took nearly four hours to bowl 50 overs against Pakistan at Bristol.

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Williams withdraws from Italian Open due to knee pain

The 23-time grand slam singles champion had been due to face sister Venus for the 31st time.

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Irish ready to fire at French Nations Cup

Friday sees the first of Ireland’s competitive show jumping team fixtures this year as manager Rodrigo Pessoa brings a strong squad to La Baule for the French ...

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Rick Madonik: 'One of the best sports photos of all time'

“When it comes to the NBA play-offs we, the local photographers, lose our regular court positions because more TV cameras come in and the wire agencies take ...

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Williams withdraws from Italian Open due to knee pain

The American was playing her first tournament since withdrawing with knee pain in Miami in March.

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Fury and Whyte insist fight is on

The World Boxing Council last week ordered they fight in a final eliminator to challenge WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.

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Carl Frampton coming to America in August

The 32-year-old had considered retirement following December’s shock defeat by Josh Warrington but he will return to the ring later this year.

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Dutch Grand Prix to return to the F1 calendar in 2020 after a 35-year absence

Zandvoort last staged a grand prix in 1985.

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Hamilton praised for shining a light at ‘a dark time’ in terminally-ill boy’s life

Hamilton and his Mercedes team sent a replica F1 car to the home of five-year-old Harry Shaw, who is suffering from a rare form of bone cancer.

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Cox shakes things up for Le Touquet Series finals

David and Conor Harte are set to return to the scene of their first international caps following their inclusion in the Irish men’s squad for the FIH Series ...

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Dalo's Hurling Podcast: Bubbles baffles Cork, Clare conquer Walsh Park, Dubs rattle the cage

Anthony Daly, Ger Cunningham and Michael Moynihan review the hurling weekend.

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Lewis Hamilton inspired to Spanish Grand Prix win by young terminally ill fan

The Mercedes driver said ‘we are going to try and do something special for him’.

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Tipperary’s Shane Breen claims win on final day in UK

Tipperary’s Shane Breen completed a successful few days at five-star Royal Windsor Horse Show in the UK, by winning the Manama Rose Show Stakes.

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Norris blames Stroll for Spanish Grand Prix crash

McLaren driver Lando Norris and Racing Point’s Lance Stroll were both forced out of the race following their collision.

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Hamilton dedicates Spanish Grand Prix win to young fan with terminal cancer

The British driver now leads team-mate Valtteri Bottas by seven points at the top of the standings as he chases a fifth world title.

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