We’re missing out when we ignore AFCON

The continental clash doesn’t get the respect and admiration it richly deserves

In December, Sebastian Haller (this season’s Champions League top scorer) was asked by his club Ajax to turn down the opportunity to represent his nation, Côte D’Ivoire, in order to play just two league games. This brought attention to an

Robot Wars for billionaires

The high-speed hypocrisy of Formula 1

Widely considered to be the pinnacle of motorsport, the globetrotting circus that is Formula 1 (F1) has always been about money as much as it is about racing. With revenues of well over a billion dollars annually, ten teams pouring …

Matthew Simons elected chairperson of DUCAC

Simons was uncontested for the position at this evening’s AGM

Update, October 10: Anna Grace Ulses was elected secretary of DUCAC and the constitutional amendment was passed.

Matthew Simons has been elected chairperson of the Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC).

DUCAC, which oversees sports clubs in Trinity, held its …

Cliff divers make a splash at Downpatrick Head

The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series made its fifth visit to Ireland last week

Downpatrick Head juts out of the Mayo coastline about 27km northwest of Ballina, not far from the Céide Fields. Though the Cliffs of Moher are the international superstars of Ireland’s Atlantic coast, their northern Mayo cousins are no less dramatic.

Fans’ embrace of Ronaldo is part of a worrying trend in football

I support Manchester United as much as anyone, but I’m not celebrating the striker’s return to Old Trafford

This article contains discussion and brief descriptions of sexual violence.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United in recent weeks has been treated as a biblical event among the club’s fans, given his history at the team previously as well as