Roger Federer has withdrawn from the final of the ATP World Tour Finals tournament in London because he is "not match-fit".
John Joe Nevin hopes to "some day" claim a professional world title, having made short work of defeating Jack Heath at Dublin's 3Arena.
Europe recorded a 16.5-11.5 victory over the United States to prevent the visitors from taking the Ryder Cup trophy across the Atlantic.
Roger Federer was thrilled after narrowly beating Gilles Simon in a tough final of the Shanghai Masters.
Andy Murray cried after ending a 15-month title drought by beating Tommy Robredo in the final of the Shenzhen Open.
Croatia's Marin Cilic dropped just nine games as he clinched his first Grand Slam title with a straight sets win over Kei Nishikori at the US Open.
Serena Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to claim her sixth US Open crown and the 18th major title of her career.
Novak Djokovic came through the opening round of the US Open without any trouble as he saw off Diego Schwartzman in straight sets at Flushing Meadows.
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.