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Irish figher TJ Doheny's shot at attention

Irish figher TJ Doheny's shot at attention

Having started his pro career in Australia - TJ Doheny has never fought professionally in Europe, let alone Ireland - he largely went unnoticed as he ground his way into world title contention

Upping the Ante: Crazy weather, horseracing’s at the end of its tether

Upping the Ante: Crazy weather, horseracing’s at the end of its tether

The unseasonally warm January has resulted in absurdly quick ground at a number of racecourses, harming the chances of many horses

A Starry night in store on Leeside

A Starry night in store on Leeside

While the men’s basketball cup semis promise ample drama this weekend, the women’s really could take that up a notch

Upping the Ante : The perils of too much Christmas spirit at the racecourse

Upping the Ante : The perils of too much Christmas spirit at the racecourse

It may be having a few tipples too many, or panicking from missing out on a couple of days’ action, but punters tend to bet a little less wisely over the festive season

Strewth, the first big one is nearly here

Strewth, the first big one is nearly here

Melbourne has always been the odd fish amongst the four grand slam tennis tournaments

A Year In Sport: Big scalps, big prizes and big-name exits

A Year In Sport: Big scalps, big prizes and big-name exits

It was a turbulent year in sport, with some extraordinary highs – Ireland beating the All Blacks, a World Cup final in hockey, extraordinary underage athletics success – balanced by some disheartening lows. We take you through it, month by month

Upping the Ante : Racing’s share of the pie shrinks while in-play goes large

Upping the Ante : Racing’s share of the pie shrinks while in-play goes large

Our racecourses now rely on media-rights cash, while Horse Racing Ireland keeps its eye on the prize money

Every single time we’ve set ourselves a mountain to climb, we’ve climbed it Now it’s about making cricket mainstream

Every single time we’ve set ourselves a mountain to climb, we’ve climbed it Now it’s about making cricket mainstream

From small beginnings, Warren Deutrom has built Cricket Ireland into a €10 million business as the national team goes from strength to strength

Whyte and Chisora will be a glorious war

Whyte and Chisora will be a glorious war

The winner is the de facto number four fighter in the biggest division on the planet, with a fight against Anthony Joshua a near certainty

Mourinho pays price for United's fear of missing out

Mourinho pays price for United's fear of missing out

A failure to qualify for the Champions League would have significant implications for the club's revenue growth in the 2020 financial year, with the cumulative value of broadcasting rights set to jump by more than half for the 2019 to 2021 seasons

Upping the Ante: Snooker’s dark horse could come in under the radar

Upping the Ante: Snooker’s dark horse could come in under the radar

Mark Allen, the Northern Irish snooker player, has had a hell of a year, and is in similar form to other contenders on much shorter odds

Eleven Sports and the rocky road for streaming

Eleven Sports and the rocky road for streaming

The online-only subscription service that promised to be the Netflix of sport is already losing content and on the verge of terminating operations just four months after launching

Racing watches with interest as TV landscape changes

Racing watches with interest as TV landscape changes

The relaunch of the satellite channels will hit us in the pocket, but there are advantages

The 2018 Friday column sports awards

The 2018 Friday column sports awards

As ever, any omission of a team or athlete you like is a deliberate act on the part of this corner that exists solely to enrage you

Upping the Ante : Ireland’s odds for Six Nations glory too short to be worth it

Upping the Ante : Ireland’s odds for Six Nations glory too short to be worth it

The win over New Zealand has seen Joe Schmidt’s team installed as even-money favourites for the competition, but Wales are far better priced