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St Mary’s launches new Triathlon Academy

A Derry school has become the first in Ireland to form its own swim and triathlon academy.

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Irish Olympian, Katie Taylor, has turned professional.

BOXING: Ireland’s Katie Taylor turns pro

Amateur sensation Katie Taylor has signed with Matchroom Boxing and will make her professional debut at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London on November 26, live on Sky Sports.

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The worlds first airbag for cyclists

VIDEO - Check out the world’s first airbag for cyclists

A Swedish firm has designed the world’s first airbag for cyclists.

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ON YOUR MARKS -  At the launch of the 2017 SSE Airtricity Walled City Marathon Eimear Lenehan, SSE Airtricity, Kenyan runner Freddy Sittuk , Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA and Tommy McCallion, local runner. (Photo: Matt Mackey  - Press Eye)

Walled City Marathon 2017 officially launched

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has officially launched the fifth running of the SSE Airtricity Walled City Marathon, which will take place next year on Sunday, June 4th.

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Thomas McLaughlin from Foyle Cycle Club leading the early stages of  this year's Maiden City Criterium Cycle A4 Race, just one of the many popular events promoted by the local club. DER2316GS014

CYCLING: Derry cycling club nominated for All-Ireland award

Foyle Cycling Club has been shortlisted for ‘Club of the Year’ in Cycling Ireland’s 2016 awards list.

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Carl Frampton on the attack against Leo Santa Cruz

BOXING: Carl Frampton confirms he will have rematch with Leo Santa Cruz

Carl Frampton has confirmed he will defend his WBA Featherweight World title against Leo Santa Cruz.

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Tyrone McCullagh (Derry) lands a telling blow on Edwin Tellez on his way to a fourth round TKO.

BOXING: Tyrone talks titles as he takes career to ‘Another Level’

TYRONE McCullagh has set his sights on his first professional title fight after the slick southpaw registered his fifth straight win on the ‘Another Level’ card at the Europa Hotel on Saturday night.

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Connor Coyle made easy work of his professional debut in the States last night with a first round stoppage.

BOXING: Coyle gets Pro career off to impressive start with first round KO in US

Big punching Derry middleweight, Connor Coyle got his professional career off to an impressive start with a swift, no-nonsense first round stoppage of Euris Silverio in the USA last night.

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Derry man Connor Coyle (right), who makes his professional boxing debut in Florida tonight against Euris Silverio (on left).

BOXING: Connor Coyle can’t contain his excitement ahead of Pro debut in Florida tonight

DERRY middleweight, Connor Coyle can barely contain his excitement as he prepares to step into the ring to make his debut in the professional ranks in the USA tonight.

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Tyrone McCullagh is in top shape ahead of his fifth professional fight in Belfast on Saturday.

BOXING: Tyrone’s on the diet of champions ahead of Belfast bout

TYRONE McCullagh insists he’s in the best shape of his career as he bids to take his professional record to 5-0 at the Europa Hotel, Belfast on Saturday night.

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Callum Devine in his Opel Adam.

Claudy driver wins Irish Tarmac Championship

Claudy man Callum Devine and co-driver Keith Moriarty wrapped up the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Championship R2 title at the weekend.

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Barry McGuigan (left) and professional boxer, Tyson Fury.

Barry McGuigan calls for boxing to help fighters with mental health problems

Former Irish professional boxer, Barry McGuigan, has called for authorities within the sport to help fighters battling mental illness by paying for a mental health fund.

Tony O'Doherty.

Attacks could have ‘serious implications’ for Derry’s future

Derry City FC board member Tony O’Doherty has warned that any repeat of the gang attacks witnessed after last night’s match against Dundalk could have serious implications for the future of the club.

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Lord Mayor of Belfast, Cllr Brian Kingston launches the 36th Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon with the help of Miss Northern Ireland (Emma Carswell) and Kerry O'Flaherty (Olympic Athlete) Entries are open now at (
Photograph: Darren KIdd / Press Eye )

BELFAST MARATHON: 16,000 expected to compete on May Day

Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

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Ronan McLaughlin riding for the An Post team at the  2012 An Post R�s in Westport - Bundoran. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

After Wiggins, Froome and Armstrong, McLaughlin wants Foyle CC in the Rás!

He’s lined up alongside Bradley Wiggins, Chris Froome, Fabian Cancellara and Lance Armstrong in the peloton so when Foyle Cycling star Ronan McLaughlin says he’s aiming to see the Derry club compete in An Post Rás, you tend to listen.

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City of Derry hero Neil Burns sends this last ditch drop goal attempt agonisingly wide of the Thomond upright after securing his team a draw with a late penalty. DER4016-101KM

AIL RUGBY: City of Derry secure Thomond draw with late Burns penalty

City of Derry 13, Thomond 13

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The Ocean Feed Greyhound plus tri distance final is at Lifford on Staurday.

GREYHOUNDS: Ocean Feed Final at Lifford

There will be a 12 race card at Lifford Greyhound Stadium tomorrow night and the feature race on the card will be the final of the Ocean Feed Greyhound plus tri distance over 575 yards.

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There was a try-scoring return for Kellie Holmes as City of Derry defeated reigning champions Enniskillen at Judges Road.

LADIES RUGBY: City of Derry defeat champions Enniskillen

City of Derry Ladies 31, Enniskillen Ladies 13

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Armaghs Neil Faloon

AIL RUGBY: Armagh climb to top after home win over City of Derry


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Paralympic champ Jason’s joyous Eglinton homecoming

The village of Eglinton ground to a halt today as it welcomed home Paralympic star Jason Smyth.

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