At the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Blanchardstown, Dublin.
Ireland’s greatest ever running athlete Sonia O’Sullivan, who turns 50 today, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Irish Life Health Athletics Awards.
Chairman and CEO of Savvy Sports Management and former Ireland international race walker Pierce O’Callaghan has usefully tweeted every race, medal, international cap won by Sonia between 1985 and 2015 here.
Pic: Inpho Photography
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (above, in Cleveland, Ohio) has announced its nominees for 2017.
The full ballot of those in consideration this year are: Pearl Jam, Jane’s Addiction, Bad Brains, MC5, Journey, Yes, Tupac Shakur, Depeche Mode, Electric Light Orchestra, Janet Jackson, the Cars, the Zombies, Chaka Khan, Chic, J. Geils Band, Joan Baez, Joe Tex, Kraftwerk and Steppenwolf (any excuse)
Pearl Jam and 2Pac are in their first year of eligibility for the HoF, and this is the first nomination for either Jane’s Addiction or Bad Brains.
Meanwhile, Yes are hoping to be third time lucky.
Next induction happens at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn in April 2017.