Ludovic Morlot here offers an unusual coupling which illustrates the impact of the aesthetic earthquake that redrew the boundaries of musical exper(...)

The Battleborn crew on arrival in Hawaii yesterday. Photograph: greatpacificrace.com

There was a feted arrival and an unfortunate departure for Irish rowers yesterday. The ocean rowing crew Battleborn, skippered by Dubliner Philip Cav(...)

 Paul O’Donovan won his heat in the lightweight men’s single sculls at the World Under-23 Championships in Varese, Italy, yesterday to qualify for the quarter-finals. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ireland qualified their first boat for the semi-finals of the World Under-23 Championships in Varese in Italy yesterday. The men’s four of Richie Benn(...)

Stewart Davis and Teresita O’Callaghan of the Lee Rowing Club receive their cheque from Simon McBeth of eFlow at the National Rowing Centre in Farran, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The spotlight will be on the stars of the future at the first Ireland trial in two weeks’ time, but the older rowers showed the way at the World Maste(...)