Grainne Murphy may be remembered from London 2012 as the athlete who swam below par in the 400m freestyle heats, almost a full 10 seconds slower than (...)

Barry Murphy get his 100m breaststroke campaign underway at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Having finished 16th in Thursday’s 10km open water swim, Co Clare’s Chris Bryan finished ninth in the 25km final at the European Championships in B(...)

Chris Bryan, with  Gráinne Murphy, faded as Matteo Fulan of Italy took gold in 1:56.12. Photograph: Inpho

Open water swimmer Chris Bryan finished seventh at the World University Games 10km in Kazan, Russia, in one hour, 57 minutes and two seconds. Bryan le(...)