More than 20,000 runners return to streets for Dublin’s VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

Over 20,000 runners from around the country returned to Dublin’s streets for the first time since 2019 to take part in VHI Women’s Mini Marathon. The annual 10km run is one of Ireland’s biggest charity sporting events and started at Dublin’s Merrion Square. The mini marathon, which is now in its 40th year, is the … Read more

Additional €6.14m govt. funding for Sports Capital & Equipment Programme

The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, and the Minister of State for Sport and the Gaeltacht, Jack Chambers, announced that €6.14 million has been allocated to 108 different applicants following the conclusion of the appeals process for the 2020 round of the Sports Capital and Equipment Programme. Some €143.86 … 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

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