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Converting skills from the rugby pitch to the boardroom

Converting skills from the rugby pitch to the boardroom

Ireland rugby star Peter O’Mahony’s insights from years at the top tier of sport can be applied to high-performing entrepreneurs, writes Pete Smyth

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

Profile Lisa Fallon: Rebel with a cause

Profile Lisa Fallon: Rebel with a cause

Sport is a bubble. When you come out of it, life is different. I tell athletes to look ten years forward and work back

Sport is a bubble. When you come out of it, life is different. I tell athletes to look ten years forward and work back

Former professional sailor David McHugh has used his sporting experience to chart out a new career as a sports agent

State rejects claims of inappropriate state aid for Horse Sport Ireland

State rejects claims of inappropriate state aid for Horse Sport Ireland

HSI is currently the subject of two complaints to the European Commission from the operators of two studbooks

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

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

Carlsen triumphed, but he has lost the fire of a champion

Carlsen triumphed, but he has lost the fire of a champion

Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen was slated by a disappointed chess world for the ‘cowardly’ way he offered a draw in his world title decider against Fabiano Caruana

Profile Tiger Woods : Out of the Woods?

Profile Tiger Woods : Out of the Woods?

Upping the Ante: Varadkar beware: sure things don’t always deliver

Upping the Ante: Varadkar beware: sure things don’t always deliver

Backing the hot favourite can backfire, as this column discovered last week, and Micheál Martin is better value than Leo Varadkar to be next Taoiseach

Tour de farce

Tour de farce

Floyd Landis feels he was thrown to the wolves when he was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France after testing positive for testosterone. And he believes cycling has a long way to go to restore its reputation

Profile Super 8s :Baptism of ire

Profile Super 8s :Baptism of ire

Profile Joachim ‘Jogi’ Löw : Löw, actually

Profile Joachim ‘Jogi’ Löw : Löw, actually

Joachim Löw is the great survivor of international football

Riyal to the rescue? Galway United consider a possible Saudi investment

Riyal to the rescue? Galway United consider a possible Saudi investment

Members of the co-operatively owned League of Ireland club are set to vote on a potentially transformative takeover

Profile Jürgen Klopp: The romance of the Klopp

Profile Jürgen Klopp: The romance of the Klopp

Hugh O'Connell profiles the Liverpool manager ahead of his Champions League final against Spanish giants Real Madrid this Saturday.