The curious case of Jakob Ingebrigtsen

Sam Curtin, Deputy Sports Editor  While most Irish eyes were set on the green contingent in Torun, Poland, most of the European athletics community were glued to the sport’s latest prodigy in Jakob Ingebrigtsen of Norway. The 20-year-old Norwegian completed an historic 1500 and 3000m double two weeks ago and did so with relative ease…

We Need to Talk About Boxing

Writes Sam Curtin, Deputy Sports Editor Welcome to the biggest story in sport right now. This might be an unusual way to start an article as for many, boxing and Daniel Kinahan are not topics discussed over the dinner table or Zoom. This story however is bigger than boxing. Who is Daniel Kinahan? He is a…

A History Of Dominant Teams

Dublin’s recent dominance in the Leinster and All-Ireland football championships have opened up conversations on funding, viability of provincial structures and a potential split of the county to make the competition more competitive. Dublin, however, are not the first team to monopolise their sport. Compared to their professional counterparts across the world, it is actually…

Future Bright for Taylor after Dismissal of Gutierrez

Katie Taylor cemented her place at the top of the pound for pound female rankings after a dominant performance over previously undefeated Spaniard Miriam Gutierrez at Wembley Arena. The unanimous decision victory for the Bray superstar ensured that she retained her status as undisputed lightweight champion and enhanced her status as one of the greatest…

20X20: Are We On The Right Track?

The last eighteen months have seen significant change in how we view women’s sport, be it at an elite or participatory level; and this includes its coverage in the media. As with any initiative, there must be a spark or an idea to kick things off the ground. With the 20×20 project, it has been…