Qatar World Cup 2022: 3 Women appointed as referees for FIFA World Cup Qatar for first time ever

Three female referees and three female assistant referees will make World Cup history this year by working games at a major men’s tournament for the first time in Qatar  The FIFA Referees Committee today announced the lists with the names of the selected match officials for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.  36 referees, 69 assistant … Read more

India tour to Ireland-VVS Laxman to coach Team India on Ireland tour

Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman will take the role of Team India’s coach in the upcoming limited-overs tour of Ireland in the month of June. India plays two T20 Internationals in Ireland on June 26 and 28, while Rahul Dravid will be in England to oversee preparations for one Test and 5 T20Is. The Indian … Read more

Penalty shootout match by Kerala House on June 18 at Lucan

Kerala House Irish Malayalee Club is organising a Penalty shootout match on June 18, 2022, as part of ‘Carnival 2022’. The Penalty shootout match organized by Kerala House will be held on June 18. The competition will take place at the Lucan Youth Center in Primrose Lane, Lucan from 10 am to 1 pm for … Read more

Indian hockey player PR Sreejesh becomes first Indian man to win World Games Athlete of the Year Award

Veteran Indian hockey goalkeeper PR Srejeesh, who was part of the men’s team that claimed a bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics, won the prestigious World Games Athlete of the Year for his 2021 performances, becoming only the second Indian to receive the accolade. Indian women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal became the first Indian to … Read more

Manchester United player Mason Greenwood Arrested on Suspicion of Rape and Assault

Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood has been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault after a woman posted visual and audio allegations on social media of an incident. Manchester police said they had arrested a man on suspicion of rape and assault on Sunday after Manchester United suspended Mason Greenwood following allegations on social media. … Read more

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal makes history with 21st grand slam victory by defeating Daniil Medvedev

Rafael Nadal won a record 21st Grand Slam men’s title in the most spectacular fashion, fighting back from two sets down to defeat Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in a classic Australian Open final. With this victory, Nadal surpassed Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in the list of most men’s singles Majors and became the first-ever male … Read more

Government plans, sporting events can return to full capacity from tomorrow

The government is planning  to declare the sporting grounds to reopen to full it’s capacity.  And the cabinet  will take a decision regarding the removal of restrictions on today’s meeting. There are a host of sporting events happening around the country over the coming days, and this shift would provide a major boost to both … Read more

“I’m not a politician I’m a golfer”, Irish golfer Shane Lowry says

Former British Open champion Shane Lowry is happy to honour his contract to compete in the Saudi International, despite the ongoing controversy surrounding the event. Shane Lowry said “I’m not a politician I’m a golfer”, as he safeguarded his decision to play in next month’s Saudi International.  While addressing the media in advance of the … Read more

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Chelsea’s Sam Kerr nominated for FIFA’s The Best award

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah and Chelsea striker Sam Kerr have been shortlisted for The Best FIFA Men’s and Women’s Player awards respectively. Egypt international Salah is currently with his national team preparing for the Africa Cup of Nations but has been nominated after a blistering start to the season at club level. He is the … Read more

Six women in RTE’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2021 nominees; Meet the national heroes

The six proud women of Ireland made it to the final list of RTE’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2021 which comprises of eight nominees in total. Rachael Blackmore, Kellie Harrington, Ellen Keane, Cian Lynch, Leona Maguire, Jason Smyth, Katie Taylor and Vikki Wall are the nominees for the award and the winner will be … Read more

Irish rugby legend Rob Kearney announces retirement; Match at Twickenham will be ‘last game of rugby’

Irish rugby legend Rob Kearney has announced his retirement after Saturday’s game for the Barbarians against Samoa. The 35-year-old rugby giant said that the match at Twickenham will be his ‘last game of rugby.’ Kearney has won four Six Nations titles throughout a career spanning over three decades. That include the Grand Slams in 2009 … Read more