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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.

Leo Powell: ‘We have to make Ireland a centre of racing excellence’

Leo Powell: ‘We have to make Ireland a centre of racing excellence’

Steeped in Irish horseracing since childhood, Powell has been managing editor of the Irish Field since 2004. As the equine world gears up for Cheltenham this week, he discusses the state of Irish racing

Joe Brolly: Gael provocateur

Joe Brolly: Gael provocateur

He’s been a prolific corner-forward for Derry, a successful barrister and a controversy-courting pundit on The Sunday Game. But Joe Brolly’s perspective on the modern world is a dark and surprisingly angry one

The Lions’ mouth: Warren Gatland

The Lions’ mouth: Warren Gatland

The New Zealander is about to coach the British & Irish Lions against his home country

Conor McGregor firm made modest profit in 2015

Conor McGregor firm made modest profit in 2015

Dubliner will be fighting his first New York UFC fight in in November

Just the ticket: TDs and senators get in free at GAA games

Just the ticket: TDs and senators get in free at GAA games

Tickets distributed upon request to TDs and senators who apply to the GAA

Cork brothers win silver in Rio rowing

Cork brothers win silver in Rio rowing

O'Donovan brothers take silver in men's lightweight double sculls

Golf back at the Olympics after 112 years

Golf back at the Olympics after 112 years

Tournament has been weakened by stars' withdrawals

Sports giants hit by swing away from golf

Sports giants hit by swing away from golf

Nike to exit market, while Golfsmith retail chain struggles

Group format plan for GAA football championship

Group format plan for GAA football championship

All-Ireland quarter-finals to go under director general's proposal