Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal in the  single sculls final at the 2018 World Rowing Championships in  Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Rowers who wish to compete for Ireland in 2019 are holding off on the mince pies. They must submit ergometer (rowing machine) scores this weekend. The(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal at the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The year 2018 was brilliant – bring on the 2019 season. The All-Ireland Youth and Open Regatta is just over a week away. The event, on Saturday, Septe(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal in Plovdiv. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Along with the O’Donovan brothers and the Ireland team, Sanita Puspure is set to be given a public welcome this weekend in Cork. But behind the 36-yea(...)

 Minister for Sport  Shane Ross. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

A press release from Minister for Transport and Sport Shane Ross congratulating ‘Dominant Puspure’ rather than Sanita Puspure for her women’s rowing g(...)

Denise Walsh and Aoife Casey took third in their repechage in Bulgaria on Tuesday. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland’s Denise Walsh and Aoife Casey took third in their repechage at the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria - but just two lightweight doubles (...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure on the way to winning her heat. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sanita Puspure has not competed since the final World Cup Regatta at Lucerne in July. The Ireland single sculler chose to miss the European Championsh(...)

Sanita Puspure sweeps into the Championships on a wave of good will and will be seeking a medal. Photograph: Inpho

The World Rowing Championships, which start in blazing-hot Plovdiv in Bulgaria on Sunday, will answer two big questions: can Sanita Puspure get the me(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure  will be a medal contender at the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria. Photograph: Inpho

The Ireland team for the World Rowing Championships flies out to Bulgaria today (Tuesday). The team of 18 athletes in eight crews is one of the bigges(...)

Single sculler Sanita Puspure is a member of the Ireland team for the World Rowing Championships. Photograph: Inpho

European silver medallists Paul and Gary O’Donovan and single sculler Sanita Puspure will lead the Ireland team for the World Rowing Championships in (...)

Thomas Barr is among the podium dozen - considered a medal prospect for events this year. Photograph: Inpho

Just 12 of Ireland’s sporting elite have received the maximum ‘podium’ amount of funding for 2018, four less than last year. Each will receive €40,00(...)

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