'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path
Des McAleenan has travelled the world as a goalkeeping coach but his current role has helped him rebuild both his life and love of the game.
Diego and Jimmy: trailing the self-destruction and tragic comedy of an extraordinary, wild genius
Asif Kapadia’s documentary has been rightly acclaimed but author Jimmy Burns took on the same complex subject in the mid-90s, with similar results.
The woman in the photograph: the mystery and tragedy of Mabel Cahill, a forgotten Irish star
The Kilkenny native won five US Open tennis championships – across multiple disciplines – in just two years. And then she vanished.
Gay, opinionated, female and bullet-proof, Megan Rapinoe is Donald Trump's worst nightmare
The US women’s team winger is a person of resolute character and motivated by morals.
Olympic ice-dance champions Virtue and Moir: 'We’re so proud of our relationship'
The Canadian gold medallists talk to Eoin O’Callaghan about winning gold, maintaining a professional relationship and ignoring fan fiction.
Nick Nurse: the NBA champion coach who learned his trade in ... Britain?
Before he coached the Raptors to an improbable NBA title, Nurse honed his craft in the British Basketball League
'At the time I was devastated. It was the biggest moment of my career, my life. I was in shock'
Jimmy Holmes suffered a traumatic injury while on Ireland duty in 1979 and everything changed for him at the age of just 25.
'To have that taken away...I was annoyed and probably a little bitter': Richie Ryan on MLS anger and a new start
The former Sligo Rovers midfielder seemed set to feature in Major League Soccer with FC Cincinnati.
'My Mum passed away and it made me look at life differently': Jay Tabb on his jockey dreams
The former Ireland U-21 midfielder has enjoyed an inexplicably varied retirement but is now dedicating himself to horse racing.
An inexplicable sports story: How big decisions and a genuine superstar have made magic in Toronto
The unlikely Raptors, led by the incredible Kawhi Leonard, face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals tonight.
'Lives have been destroyed. It has taken away soccer careers. People are in therapy because of it'
Former Republic of Ireland international Ciara McCormack and a litany of her former club team-mates have made extensive allegations against an ex-coach.
'I was absolutely distraught when Rivaldo scored that bicycle kick because I lost my win bonus'
John Curtis was a Manchester United youngster back in 1998 when the side played out a Champions League classic against Barcelona at the Camp Nou.
Espionage, glory and an Irish past: the absorbing, thrilling but forgotten tale of a sporting legend
Cork-born Duncan Hamilton was a key figure during a glorious era of motorsport and even won the iconic Le Mans race in 1953.
Always dreamed of owning a football team? The story of the latest club trying to shake up the system
Chattanooga FC have already raised $650,000 from 2000 investors in 20 countries around the world, including Ireland.
Retelling of Anne O'Brien's incredible story takes inaugural 20x20 award
The42's Eoin O’Callaghan has won the inaugural Investec 20×20 Media Award for his piece on Anne O’Brien.