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Sport Ireland halts funding to FAI

Sport Ireland halts funding to FAI

The decision came after an acknowledgement from the association that it did not comply with one of Sport Ireland’s terms and conditions for the approval of grants

Delaney will appear at Oireachtas committee

Delaney will appear at Oireachtas committee

A statement from FAI president Donal Conway has said recent comments made by the association 'did not accurately reflect the board’s level of awareness of the existence of the €100,000 issue in 2017'

Upping the Ante: British and Germans set a good example for sporting accountability

Upping the Ante: British and Germans set a good example for sporting accountability

Senior sporting figures in other countries have been forced into swift exits after financial questions arose. That wouldn’t happen here

For me, basketballers in the GAA have always been the best decision-makers. You look at Liam McHale, Jason Sherlock, or Stephen O’Hanlon with Monaghan this year

For me, basketballers in the GAA have always been the best decision-makers. You look at Liam McHale, Jason Sherlock, or Stephen O’Hanlon with Monaghan this year

Four-time Kerry All-Ireland football winner Kieran Donaghy has turned his hand to helping the county’s hurlers, but in an entirely different code he plays basketball for Tralee Warriors, and is determined to see the sport on national television before long

What the Oireachtas Committee should ask the FAI

What the Oireachtas Committee should ask the FAI

There will be ‘tough questions, but due process’, says Fergus O’Dowd, ahead of the FAI’s appearance on Wednesday

FAI controversy raises wider questions for Sport Ireland

FAI controversy raises wider questions for Sport Ireland

It is not unreasonable to expect that Sport Ireland might analyse the annual accounts of all the large sporting bodies it funds and query any obvious unusual payments

Upping The Ante: Fear not, mass defences won’t cramp hurling’s style

Upping The Ante: Fear not, mass defences won’t cramp hurling’s style

Despite some recent pessimism being voiced, the small-ball code remains a terrific spectacle where true artistry can flourish

161 chances left to matter

161 chances left to matter

Baseball still struggles to find an audience on this side of the pond, but the decision to bring the two biggest names in the sport to London is a strong statement

Upping the Ante: A grisly week at Cheltenham in more ways than one

Upping the Ante: A grisly week at Cheltenham in more ways than one

Festival nightmare was a reminder that when things go bad, they can and will go further downhill – culminating in the sad death of Sir Erec

Upping the Ante: Saddle up for yet another punishing tour of duty in ’Nam

Upping the Ante: Saddle up for yet another punishing tour of duty in ’Nam

The bookies hold the aces for the four-day extravaganza that is Cheltenham, but the festival remains the highlight of the year for many punters

The exsanguination of a god

The exsanguination of a god

The comparisons to the Ajax teams of the 1970s and 1990s flowed freely, but this week's result against Real Madrid stands above the great comebacks both those sides can account for

Profile Lisa Fallon: Rebel with a cause

Profile Lisa Fallon: Rebel with a cause

Upping the Ante : Blue skies mean racecourses resort to winter watering

Upping the Ante : Blue skies mean racecourses resort to winter watering

At least Cheltenham should temporarily take our minds off global warming

Hulkamania looks to end on a high

Hulkamania looks to end on a high

As it stands, Pat Burke is the only Irish-born NBA player in history. Aidan Harris Igiehon is a Clondalkin lad who has a ceiling way higher than anything Burke achieved

Upping the Ante : Scales tell the tale as female jockeys are ready to take over

Upping the Ante : Scales tell the tale as female jockeys are ready to take over

Weight advantage is starting to tip the balance, as racing underlines its commitment to gender equality