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Dublin: 7 °C Thursday 24 April, 2014

Other - Saturday 5 April, 2014

25/1 shot Pineau De Re wins the Aintree Grand National

Leighton Aspell led his mount to glory this afternoon.

Ravenhill on the shortlist for Frampton title fight – but he’s ready to take his shot in America

Barry McGuigan expects Santa Cruz showdown to be “the best fight in the Super-Bantamweight division.”

Here’s the crazy finish to Carl Frampton’s KO win over Cazares

“The referee counted to 10 and he was still on his knees,” Frampton said. “You’re out of the fight if that happens.”

3 each-way shots you should consider in the Grand National

40 runners go to post but there can only be one winner. Can a big-priced outsider spring a shock in this year’s Grand National?

Katie Walsh gets late Grand National ride

The Irishwoman comes in for the injured Michael Fogarty on outsider Vesper Bell.

These 22 pictures will make you nostalgic for past Wrestlemanias

The Rock, Hulk Hogan and some more of our favourites captured in action.

Vintage Tidal Bay bids to emulate Red Rum in Grand National

The horse has got better with age and this season he has finished third in the Welsh National and a fine second in the Irish Gold Cup.

Other - Friday 4 April, 2014

Unstoppable Frampton strides towards title shot with second-round KO

Carl Frampton has his sights set on a World Super-Bantamweight showdown with Leo Santa Cruz later this year.

SNAPSHOT: Irish cross country legends Britton, O’Sullivan and McKiernan catch up

The trio were at St Brigid’s in Castleknock this afternoon to promote the Spar Great Ireland Run.

Sonia O’Sullivan: ‘People are out there killing themselves and not getting any acknowledgement for it’

The former world champion and Olympic silver medallist feels Ireland’s athletes could do with more support.

VIDEO: Norwegian skydiver claims footage shows he was nearly hit by a meteorite

Norway’s public broadcaster NRK aired the clip of Anders Helstrup’s jump last night.

Michael Schumacher is having ‘moments of consciousness and awakening’

“Michael is making progress,” spokeswoman Sabine Kehm said as F1 legend remains in hospital following ski accident.

Bray Wanderers will not be fighting John Cena at Wrestlemania

If you were planning to stay up on Sunday night to see David Cassidy’s finishing move, we’ve got bad news for you…

Frampton ready to rule the world (and looking like this, who would argue with him?)

Mexican veteran Hugo Cazares will be out to spoil the party in tonight’s world title eliminator.

18 of the best Wrestlemania moments

With the biggest event in the WWE’s calendar set to occur this weekend, we look back at some of the most memorable moments in its history.

Galway native Niamh Ní Chuaig back from Barcelona to take on Connemara marathon record

The 30-year-old runner first started her athletics career with Galway City Harriers.

Other - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Here’s Your ‘Carl Frampton Is In Frightening Nick’ Pic of the Day

Check out pictures of the Belfast fighter at today’s weigh-in.

Baseball fan eats concrete after hopelessly heroic dive for foul ball

Nothing was harmed, bar one man’s pride.

McCoy chooses Double Seven as his Grand National mount on Saturday

The Antrim man won the race in 2010 on Don’t Push It.

VIDEO: Short documentary made about late Olympic boxer Darren Sutherland

Watch the likes of Billy Walsh, Kenny Egan and Paddy Barnes speak glowingly about the former Irish middleweight.

Other - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

President Obama and ‘Big Papi’ had great craic at the Red Sox’ White House reception

Baseball big-hitter David Ortiz grabbed POTUS in for a quick selfie.

Other - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Baseball coach breaks his leg while catching first pitch on opening day

“I’ve never seen anything like that,”Anaheim manager Mike Scioscia said.

Irish UFC hopeful Ais ‘the Bash’ Daly ready to shine at TUF try-outs MMA

Irish UFC hopeful Ais ‘the Bash’ Daly ready to shine at TUF try-outs

“In a year’s time I definitely see myself as being a UFC champion, 100 per cent,” the Dubliner says.

Other - Monday 31 March, 2014

Dennis Rodman appears on court as only Dennis Rodman can

If his hair was any bigger he’d need a stepladder to brush it.

The best March Madness game (so far) was decided by this last-gasp three-pointer

Aaron Harrison was the hero for “Big Blue” last night.

Other - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: 12 O’Clock Boys

Here’s one you should keep an eye out for.

Irishman Craig Breen wins world-renowned Acropolis Rally ERC

Irishman Craig Breen wins world-renowned Acropolis Rally

The Waterford driver picks up the biggest win of his career.

The Irishman competing in the Spartan Death Race to inspire his son

Rory O’Grady is preparing for an event that is likely to last over 70 hours and which only 10% of the elite athletes competing successfully finish.

A deadly own goal, doping at the World Cup and choke tackles; the week’s best sportswriting

There are also pieces on Six Nations ball carrying stats, El Clásico and the kind-hearted Hartlepool manager.

Lookin’ good Doris! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Twittersphere This post contains images

Lookin’ good Doris! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Also featuring the thoughts of Juan Mata, Ross O’Carroll-Kelly and more.

It’s Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite pictures from the past week Snap Happy This post contains images

It’s Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite pictures from the past week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through a lens.

Other - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Interview: The Irishwoman set to be part of the first all-female four to row across the Pacific Ocean

Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin, a doctor from Dublin, is preparing to undertake an intensive 2,400 mile-journey from California to Hawaii.

Other - Friday 28 March, 2014

Did Fellaini spit at Zabaleta? FA to examine Manchester derby footage

Manchester United midfielder could be in trouble as FA confirm investigation into Tuesday’s incident.

This is what it feels like to dunk all over LeBron James

Paul George was mic’d up during Wednesday night’s win against the Heat.

Other - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Johnny Football lives up to the hype at NFL ‘Pro Day’ NFL

Johnny Football lives up to the hype at NFL ‘Pro Day’

The Texas A&M quarterback impressed many scouts in his NFL audition.

Star Wars themed baseball uniforms appear to be the next big thing

The force is strong in these minor league teams.

Sebastian Vettel thinks Formula One is ‘shit’ since the introduction of new engines

‘It’s quieter than in a bar’ says the four-time world champion.

Bosh shoots an airball on the final play as Pacers burn the Heat in a classic NBA

Bosh shoots an airball on the final play as Pacers burn the Heat in a classic

These two really don’t like each other — but that’s fine with us.

Other - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Going to the Carl Frampton fight next week? There are four title fights on the bill as well

Conlan, McCullough, O’Kane and Ormond are all facing a big night in the Odyssey Arena.