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Sleepless night in Seattle  awaits as Seahawks gear up

Sleepless night in Seattle awaits as Seahawks gear up

Irishman Greg Slattery, a resident of Seattle, reports on how the city is getting ready for its second consecutive Super Bowl Sunday

Nobody in rugby wants to admit that this year’s Six Nations is just a World Cup warm-up

Nobody in rugby wants to admit that this year’s Six Nations is just a World Cup warm-up

There was one piece of insight in the lead-up to the Six Nations that stood tall above all others. Wasps and England back-row James Haskell was talking about an element of the Welsh approach those getting whirled up in the immediate hype don’t want t

Bowled over by the hype and hoopla

Bowled over by the hype and hoopla

Roughly one-third of the US population will watch tonight’s Super Bowl, but for many of those viewers, the actual game is merely an afterthought

Sport’s digital reach is growing

Sport’s digital reach is growing

Digital campaigns offer a greater return on investment in the world of sport than any other, writes Francine Higham

The Spread

The Spread

On the Spot

On the Spot

Ronan Ó Coisdealbha head of sport at TG4 Television since 1999

Reaching for the stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship

Reaching for the stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship

Conor McGregor may be reaching for the stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but his antics and crude trash-talking demean his talents

Leinster aim high with new home

Leinster aim high with new home

With the design chosen, redevelopment of the RDS Arena now comes down to finding a sponsor and taking a gamble on ticket sales, writes Cian Murtagh

KamaGames nets partnership deal with Man Utd

KamaGames nets partnership deal with Man Utd

Firm will become club’s official social games partner - Dublin-headquartered Kama Games is set to double its headcount in Ireland after signing a partnership deal with Manchester United.

Ewan MacKenna Burnout of body and mind has already pulled in at the station for Gaelic football

Ewan MacKenna Burnout of body and mind has already pulled in at the station for Gaelic football

In a league of     their own

In a league of their own

Behind every professional footballer is an agent and an increasing number of football’s middle men are Irish, writes John Fallon

Patriots look ready to roll

Patriots look ready to roll

Why ice would be nice

Why ice would be nice

The only dedicated ice rink in the country closed in 2000, and as far as the government is concerned, Ireland has no ice skaters and needs no rink, writes Catherine O’Mahony

Bruce Mansour, managing director, Make It Happen Inc. (MIH) Ireland & Canada

Bruce Mansour, managing director, Make It Happen Inc. (MIH) Ireland & Canada

Meet the moneymen

Meet the moneymen