Ewan MacKenna

Ewan MacKenna

Capital gains as the rest left languishing

Capital gains as the rest left languishing

If Dublin win today, they will do so with vast financial resources at their backs, to the detriment of all around them

Ewan MacKenna: Treatment of Paralympians is frustrating

Ewan MacKenna: Treatment of Paralympians is frustrating

Brazil’s treatment of the Paralympics athletes is a depressing reminder of wider society’s disregard for disabled people’s rights

Ewan McKenna: Brazilian justice differs sharply from ours

Ewan McKenna: Brazilian justice differs sharply from ours

There are separate wars in Brazil around crime and corruption - and the nation may not be winning either

Ewan McKenna: A Games beyond any redemption

Ewan McKenna: A Games beyond any redemption

Despite the litany of controversies, the IOC will still claim the Rio Games as a great success as the curtain comes down tonight

Doping tests and ticket fiasco. Just what went wrong?

Doping tests and ticket fiasco. Just what went wrong?

Questions were already being raised over Ireland’s allocation of tickets after the last Olympics in London

The Rio start that no-one wanted

The Rio start that no-one wanted

Ireland was ready to storm Olympic boxing in Rio. Now Michael O’Reilly’s teammates step into the ring under a cloud

Trouble in Paradise: the ugly face of the Rio Olympics

Trouble in Paradise: the ugly face of the Rio Olympics

The Olympics open this Friday under a cloud of corruption, alleged land grabs and citizen displacement

Sports whistleblowers carry the can as their sports end up suffering too

Sports whistleblowers carry the can as their sports end up suffering too

Sports need to do more to respond to whistleblowers

Ewan McKenna: Russia must be made to pay the penalty

Ewan McKenna: Russia must be made to pay the penalty

Now the World Anti-Doping Agency is clapping itself on the back for a report it was pushed into doing

Sports people who discuss their battles with depression are doing us all a service

Sports people who discuss their battles with depression are doing us all a service

At 51, Kieren Fallon going public about his illness is hugely important

A rough old game is getting even rougher

A rough old game is getting even rougher

Luke Fitzgerald has just retired from rugby at the age of 28. Is the strain of the professional game too much?

Profile: The FAI and John Delaney

Profile: The FAI and John Delaney

Political football

Blame it on Rio: the Rory story heads for the rough

Blame it on Rio: the Rory story heads for the rough

McIlroy could have given any number of excuses - but Zika fear doesn’t make sense

Football fails to hide the malaise at the heart of Europe

Football fails to hide the malaise at the heart of Europe

Sport makes the mistake of thinking it can actually transcend life

Heads in the game

Heads in the game

With O’Neill at the helm, Ireland veterans say we have a real shot at making the last 16 at the Euros