Annalise Murphy: “Being new into the class means there won’t be any pressure on me, so I can enjoy the racing and that’s when I’m at my best”

After 15 years of campaigning leading up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Ireland’s silver medallist Annalise Murphy has ended her single-handed sailing(...)

Ireland’s Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey on their way to 12th place in Rio.  Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty

As the new Olympic quadrennial gets under way, Irish veteran Saskia Tidey has started training with Team GBR, with the goal of representing Britain in(...)

Annalise Murphy in action during Saturday’s Laser Radial races  on  Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph:  Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The stage is set for Monday’s medal race final in the Women’s Single-handed event where Annalise Murphy goes into action in third overall and assured (...)

Ireland’s Claire Lambe and Sinead Lynch are going for gold in Rio.

12.52pm - Golf After a round of level par 71 yesterday, Seamus Power kicks off the Irish action today alongside SSP Chawrasia and Lin Weng-tang. Ju(...)

Ireland have their first two serious medal chances in the rowing finals on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images

12.52pm - Golf After a round of level par 71 yesterday, Seamus Power kicks off the Irish action today alongside SSP Chawrasia and Lin Weng-tang. Ju(...)

Saskia Tidey of the Ireland 49erFX Olympic sailing team. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

In the distance the outstretched arms of Christ the Redeemer and Corcovado mountain dominate the sweep of an achingly beautiful coastline. Looking out(...)

A total of eight Irish titles will be decided by the expected 80-boat fleet competing at the ICRA National Championships 2016 at Howth Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

Light airs look set to dominate at least the opening day of the annual Irish Cruiser Racing Association annual championships at Howth Yacht Club. The(...)

Paul Pollock’s place at the Rio Olympics is in doubt after the Olympic Council of Ireland withheld his selection. Photograph: Inpho

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has withheld the selection of the three men’s marathon qualifiers for Rio after the controversy which marred last(...)

The first ISORA coastal race of 2016 was won by J/109 Ruth (Liam Shanahan). Photograph: David O’Brien.

The only Irish berth undecided for Rio will be finalised next week at the Laser World Championships while at youth level Ireland continue to perform (...)

Providence Team Ireland’s Matt McGovern and Ryan Seaton competing in the 49er skiff in Palma. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport.

In a late evening twist on the final day of fleet racing at the Palma Olympic classes regatta, Ireland’s Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern (pictured above(...)

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