Gary Stal triumphed at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship thanks largely to a dreadful collapse by Martin Kaymer.
Juan Martin del Potro will consider his sporting future having been forced to pull out of the Australian Open due to a wrist injury.
Robert Allenby has claimed that he was kidnapped, beaten and robbed in Hawaii on Friday night.
Madison Keys is through to her first Grand Slam semi-final thanks to her 6-3 4-6 6-4 win over Venus Williams at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Rafael Nadal is out of the Australian Open, going down in straight sets to seventh seed Tomas Berdych.
Defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka remains on course for a second consecutive Australian Open title with a 7-6 6-4 4-6 7-6 win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.
Andy Murray recovered from 0-3 down in the fourth to beat Grigor Dimitrov in four sets to book his place in the last-eight of the Australian Open.
Four-time champion Roger Federer is out of the Australian Open following a four-set defeat to Italian Andreas Seppi.
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in a critical condition in hospital after being struck by a bouncer during a match at Sydney Cricket Ground.
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.
Ireland's Katie Taylor is the world champion for a fifth successive time after unanimously declared winner of the 60kg final in Jeju, South Korea.
Katie Taylor will face Azerbaijan’s Yana Allekseevana in the final of the AIBA Women’s World Championships.
Katie Taylor is through to the semi-finals of the World Boxing Championships after receiving a walkover on Friday.
Ireland's Katie Taylor is through to the quarter-finals of the World Boxing Championships in Korea.
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.