Take 3: Hotels for athletes

Sophia Country Club, Sophia Country Club, Sophia-Antipolis, Biot, France.  Pat Cash, Novak Djokovic, Justine Henin and Caroline Wozniac(...)

Barry Murphy took the bronze medal in Eindhoven

Barry Murphy has won bronze in the 50m Breaststroke at the Fina short-course World Cup in Eindhoven.The 27-year-old Dubliner qualified third fastest t(...)

Sycerika McMahon: travels with Fiona Doyle, Chris Bryan and Barry Murphy for the July Championships. Photograph: Inpho

Sycerika McMahon leads a four-person Irish team to this year’s World Championships in Barcelona, which run from July 20th-August 4th. The European sil(...)

Lance Armstrong looks set to abandon his plans to return to competitive sport this week

Lance Armstrong looks set to abandon his plans to return to competitive sport this week after swimming’s world governing body objected to his (...)