A bittersweet final day for Ireland at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich saw fourth and fifth places achieved, with another national record taken – but so much more was possible.
Daniele Meucci won the men’s marathon for Italy at the European Athletics Championships ahead of Yared Shegumo of Poland and Aleksey Reunkov of Russia.
Two new national records were set by Irish relay teams on the penultimate day of the European Athletics Championships in Zurich - but while the men’s 4x400m quartet reached their final, the women’s 4x100m team did not.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal has been forced to withdraw from the US Open because of a wrist injury.
Andy Murray does not necessarily need to employ a coach, according to Virginia Wade.
Petra Kvitova claimed her second Wimbledon title with a comprehensive 6-3 6-0 victory over Canadian Eugenie Bouchard in the women’s singles final on Saturday afternoon.
Novak Djokovic overcame Grigor Dimitrov in four sets to book his place in the Wimbledon final.
Ireland's cricketers are to play eight games in both Australia and New Zealand as part of a month long tour ahead of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
Both Australia and England will play one-day international clashes in Ireland in 2015.
As a shivering Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews conducted his media interviews at Clontarf Cricket Club on Monday, dark clouds loomed overhead.
Peter Moores has been confirmed as the new head coach of the England cricket team.
Northern Ireland boxers Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan won Commonwealth gold medals in Glasgow on Saturday.
Katie Taylor has won her sixth successive European title by beating France's Estelle Mossely in the final in Bucharest.
Katie Taylor qualified for the semi-finals of the European Boxing Championship after beating tough Romanian Lavinia Mera.
Carl Froch is unsure as to whether he will fight professionally again, following his triumph over George Groves at Wembley.
Mark Selby says the two final frames of Sunday’s session against Ronnie O’Sullivan were crucial in his winning a first-ever world title.
Former world champion Ken Doherty is through to the second round of the World Snooker Championships after beating Stuart Bingham 10-5 at the Crucible.
Former world champion Ken Doherty has been drawn against Stuart Bingham in the first round of this year's tournament, which gets underway on Saturday.
Stephen Lee's appeal against his 12-year ban for snooker match-fixing will begin in January.