Ireland at the Olympics: Women Making History

After the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Ireland at the Olympics was associated with rowing following the success of Skibbereen brothers Gary and Paul O’ Donovan. The Irish rowers are still making waves this time around. However, other Irish athletes are coming to the fore in Tokyo. On Day two, Cork teenager Meg Ryan made history

Covid-19 Still A Threat For Professional Sport

The European Championships gave us all a glimpse of what it will be like to get back to normal after the Covid-19 pandemic. Cities like London and Budepest were able to host full, or near-full crowds of fans. On Tuesday, the climax of the NBA Finals in Milwaukee saw 17,000 fans attend. However, recent events

Arsenal Going Back To Their Roots With Young Signings

Say it quietly, but it looks like Arsenal are starting to learn their lessons when it comes to incoming transfers. Since failing to qualify for the Champions League in 2016, Arsenal have opted for ‘win now’ signings. They haven’t been back in the Champions League since. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, Sokratis, Lichsteiner and more have

Hope In Euro 2020 Final Penalty Defeat For England

If England were going to lose the Euro 2020 Final, it was always going to be on penalties and so it was.  Gareth Southgate’s England is a different England. An inclusive England that can win. They did not deserve the cold, familiar embrace of failure. Because for all the progress this England team has made,

Euro 2020 Semi Finals Preview: Narratives Collide

It’s Spain VS Italy and England VS Denmark in the Euro 2020 Semi Finals on Tuesday and Wednesday night. Spain outplayed the world-champion-slayers Switzerland in the quarterfinal. Although, they still needed penalties to get through. The increasingly impressive Italy beat No.1 ranked Belgium with minimum fuss to advance England easily dispatched Ukraine 4 – 0