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Pepe reveals Juventus' post-Champions League final Whatsapp conversation
The striker, who is leaving the club this summer, said the club’s players shared their European disappointment in a group texting session
Amazing Jockey Cam shows you exactly how Frankie Dettori won the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Ascot
The closest you’ll get to actually riding the horse.
Expert view: Where has it all gone wrong for Pep Guardiola?
The Bayern manager is under pressure but are rumours of his demise greatly exaggerated?
'Rooney insults us in Spanish' - Herrera lifts the lid on Man United dressing room
The former Athletic Bilbao midfielder revealed there is no hierarchy among the players at Old Trafford.
Spot pics of Dublin in the rare aul' times popping up on the streets
Fifteen images showing the part the Guinness factory played in the city’s history will be on show.
Kobe Bryant's 11-year-old daughter explains the secret to being clutch
It’s about maths tests. Or something like that.
Sexton and Cluxton talking pressure kicks and sporting motivation is absolutely brilliant
Those two know the feeling of standing over a kick that can define your career.
Silvio Berlusconi is a bona fide tactical genius
The former Italian Prime Minister gave astute advice to his AC Milan team.
11 sports stars who have made successful transitions to TV
Brian O’Driscoll may look to these figures for inspiration ahead of his own move to BT Sport.
What goes into being a professional fullback? Munster's Felix Jones explains...
Kick chase, counter-attacking, one-on-one tackling and painting pictures to the opposition out-half are on the agenda.
Scotland looking to ‘steel’ of pack for Six Nations opener in Dublin
Scottish rugby expert David Ferguson gave us some insight into Scott Johnson’s squad ahead of the Ireland clash.
'Their back three is a deadly mix' - Les Kiss on Scotland's threats
The Ireland coach expects Stuart Hogg to offer danger, while he says the breakdown battle will be key.
Column: Building a bigger Cork prison with doubled-up cells is completely senseless
The new prison in Cork is being built to hold more prisoners, even though our crime rate is decreasing, and cells are being planned for doubled-occupancy. This goes against internationally-supported standards, writes Fiona Ní Chinneide.
Column: Five things I swore I'd never do if I had kids...
(… and guess how that worked out)
Video column: Is there a viable solution to ivory poaching?
There were approximately 10 million elephants in Africa at the turn of the 20th century. Today, thanks to widespread poaching, that number has dropped to 500,000.
Column: John Mitchel was hailed as a totem for Irish liberty... but he was a white supremacist.
John Mitchel was a leading member of nationalist groups that demanded freedom for the Irish. But his sympathies didn’t stretch beyond his own countrymen: he was also vocal and passionate supporter of slavery.
Column: 'The plans we made together are gone now, Alzheimer’s is a most horrifying illness'
Shortly after Derek and I married, I began to notice something was amiss. I spent a lot of time in denial… but then he got his diagnosis.
Column: ‘I was a regular teen who has unfortunately dealt a harder life than most’
Niamh n Ruarí was diagnosed with a disease that affects one in every 200,000 people, but is determined to re-educate society on the perceptions they have of those who are physically less fortunate.
Column: Losing our religion – what thirtysomethings believe in now
If we haven’t got God to fall back on what does this generation believe in now? Kate Bellamy takes a lighthearted look at what people follow today.
Aaron McKenna: Jealousy of the successful is not a viable economic policy
There are many reasons why a Swiss-like pay proposal is a bad one. For one, the top one per cent of income earners in Ireland pay 20 per cent of the income tax, writes Aaron McKenna.
Here are the thoughts of Sid Lowe ahead of the Barca-Real clash
The Guardian contributor feels both sides have looked vulnerable at times this season.
VIDEO: Neville and Carragher analyse the Suarez and Sturridge partnership
The duo offered their expertise on Liverpool’s dynamic forwards.
A smartphone will soon help you do physio exercises
Research at CLARITY project in UCD shows how smartphone can be used as a sensor to advise if you’re doing it right… or wrong.
11 questions for Cork hurling legend Donal Óg Cusack
The former Rebels goalkeeper on Anthony Nash, Davy Fitzgerald and watching on in Croke Park on Sunday week.
Paul Scholes gives a rare interview with Gary Neville
The retiring Manchester United midfielder hinted at a move into management and revealed why he’s not a fan of social media.
Why do children end up in care in Ireland?
A new website looks at cases from Irish courts where children ended up in care. Here are some of the stories.
Formula One: Hamilton reveals team switch torment
The British driver has said he did not arrive at his recent decision easily.
Ulster Bank League: Quinlan joins commentary team for new season's kick-off
The former Munster back-row will offer his insight at the ‘Friday Night Lights’ opener between Young Munster and Shannon.
WATCH: Isa Nacewa explains what makes Joe Schmidt a great coach
The back says “everyone was scared” of the Leinster coach when he first arrived at the province.