Sara McFadden is rallying on

Sara McFadden is Ireland’s first visually-impaired navigator for tarmac rallying and speaks of her experiences in the sport

When a doctor told Sara McFadden at 12 years of age that she would never be able to drive, it was a crushing blow to her dreams. Growing up with an intense passion for rally car racing, Sara had aspired …

The best running apps on the market

A beginner’s perspective on the best running apps to help you out with taking up the sport during the pandemic

Running is something I took up at the beginning of the first lockdown and it’s almost become a meditative practice for me in the past year. No matter what happens, running calms me down and clears my mind. I started …

All to play for in the Six Nations

Red cards, questionable tries; it’s all to play for in the Six Nations this year

Following on from Wales’ controversial 40-24 home triumph over England and Italy’s extension of their 30 match losing streak by losing to Ireland last weekend, a look back over the Guinness Six Nations tournament shows a competition that is defying …

Trinity commits to the Cara Sport Disability Inclusion Charter

In order to be more inclusive of those who have experienced exclusion in sport, the role of Sport and Physical Activity Inclusion Officer was created to foster this atmosphere in Trinity

Trinity recently became one of the first Universities in Ireland to sign the Cara Sport Disability Charter and commit to its mission. By signing this charter, Trinity Sport is making promises to reevaluate its programmes and facilities so as to …

Sunday Longread: Just keep swimming

How my experience as a semi-professional swimmer has helped me during the pandemic

I was a competitive swimmer in the Chicagoland area for 10 years. Some of my earliest memories are swimming and doing laps in the pool. My mom always told me that I was a “water baby” and was happiest when …

The power of the Olympics

With rising uncertainty regarding the viability of the Olympics taking place in 2021, James Mahon looks back at era defining moments that have happened thanks to its existence

The Olympics has consistently been a source of unencumbered joy, inspiration, and athletic skill. Watching athletes from an eclectic range of sports has transfixed generations spanning centuries. The postponement of the Olympics in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and …

The NBA rookies to look out for this season

Number 1 draft pick Anthony Edwards has fallen out of the top 5 rookies of the year, giving room for others to take his spot

While most sporting events have been canceled in Ireland, the National Basketball Association (NBA) in America has been playing since the beginning of the pandemic, when they instituted the “bubble”. This season’s draft was watched by millions to see the …

Kabaddi: a most extreme form of tag

The sport is ingrained in the cultural fabric of the Indian subcontinent

It is quarter past nine on a dull Sunday night in March. After a 4-course feast of football, rugby, Formula 1 and whatever else in between, there is officially nothing to watch. You flick through the standard off-peak programming that …