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# Verdict

Last month
April 2024
Man found guilty of murder of Tony McDermott, son of Mother and Baby Home campaigner, after trial in England
What it was like in the room when the Stardust verdict was announced
A member of staff discreetly slid packets of tissues onto the tables where some of the family members were sitting.
This year
Former Brazil international Dani Alves sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for rape
Northampton hooker Langdon banned for 4 weeks after Munster red card
Last year
Football Leaks hacker avoids jail at court in Portugal
Runner Caster Semenya was discriminated against, European rights court rules
Stephen Silver found guilty of the capital murder of Garda Colm Horkan in June 2020
Man ordered to pay compensation to Arsenal's Aaron Ramsdale after assault
All time
'Australia made it an absolute dogfight... we're delighted with the win'
Joey Barton cleared of assaulting his wife after judge rules on fair trial
Former boxing champion David Haye cleared of assault charge
Former Man City star David Silva fined for injuring a woman during 'brawl' at festival
Jury awards $31 million in damages over Kobe Bryant helicopter crash photos
Russian court jails US basketball star for 9 years over drug smuggling
Dean Kerrie found guilty of manslaughter of Waterford fisherman
Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini acquitted in Fifa trial
Men convicted of involvement in 2015 terror attacks in Paris
Tyrone set for major boost as McKenna red card rescinded before Ulster quarter-final
Boris Becker found guilty of four charges related to bankruptcy
Transgender cyclist declared ineligible to race at women's event this weekend
Connacht's Tom Daly receives ban after Leinster red card
Du Plessis banned for three games, with two backdated, after sending off against Munster
Man found guilty of murdering 71-year-old woman at her home in Kilkenny
Italy's Faiva hit with four-week suspension over high tackle on Ireland's Sheehan
Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit officially stripped of 2021 title
Chelsea settle historical racist abuse case brought by four former youth players
Attention focuses on civil sex case against Prince Andrew following Maxwell conviction
Thorbjorn Olesen cleared of sexual assault and now ‘wants to focus on golf’
Real Madrid star Benzema handed one-year suspended term in sex tape case
Kyle Rittenhouse cleared on all counts in shooting trial, as Biden warns against 'violence'
Rassie Erasmus hit with two-month ban as misconduct charges upheld
Missing Tyrone teenager Arlene Arkinson was killed by convicted child killer, coroner finds
'If Sterling doesn’t go down, he gets absolutely slaughtered by his manager and team-mates'
Police officer jailed for eight years for manslaughter of ex-Aston Villa player Dalian Atkinson
'We don't know if this is second gear for England or if this is their top gear'
Former Australian rugby player and San Francisco 49er found guilty of rape
Trainer Charles Byrnes fails with appeal against six-month suspension
Castlebawn defies top weight for Leopardstown glory
'Emotional distress' - Court orders compensation for Cristiano Ronaldo no-show
Wexford FC to forfeit 4 matches after being found in breach of fielding ineligible player