Jenny Egan endured more frustration when she was just two seconds off a medal at the World Sprint Championships in Milan, only 11 seconds separating the top six. Photograph:  Inpho

After missing out on qualifying for London 2012 by a single place Jenny Egan might have been forgiven for concluding sport was far too cruel and life(...)

Britain’s Lani Belcher, left, and Hungary’s Renata Csay, centre, pull ahead of Jenny Egan, right, as they approach the line in the the Kayak Single 5000m Women final at the 2015 European Games in Baku. Photo: Kirill Kudryavtse/Getty Images

Jenny Egan came within four hundreths of a second of taking a medal for Ireland at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan today. The 28-year-old, who(...)

Baku 2015 European Games, National Gymnastics Arena, Baku, Azerbaijan 15/6/2015Gymnastics ArtisticIreland's Kieran Behan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The difficulty with any winning streak is that the longer it lasts the more likely it is to end. No athlete has come to these European Games with a lo(...)

Pat O’Leary: made the final cut at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg.

Pat O’Leary got Ireland’s campaign in the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg off to a good start. The paracanoeist finished second in his seven-boat h(...)

Ireland’s Jenny Egan (right) on the podium with her bronze medal at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. Photograph: Rene Volfik/EPA

Jenny Egan took a bronze medal for Ireland at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic on Sunday. The 27-year-old was w(...)

Jerry Kiernan has always confessed his discomfort at this perception that Irish athletes are somehow all spectacularly well funded.

A lot of people think Jerry Kiernan is mad. Or hard to ignore, but worth the effort, as Con Houlihan liked to say whenever someone drove him ma(...)

In a busy month for canoeing, Ireland’s paddlers will be hoping for some good results at the Canoe Marathon World Championships in Copenhagen in Denma(...)

Gordon Reid is to become the club and coach development officer for rowing in Northern Ireland. The new full-time position is being funded by Sport No(...)