Emma Twigg

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Ireland’s Sanita  Puspure in action during her heat of the women’s single sculls at  Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

There was a ‘so what’ attitude from Sanita Puspure when she came off the saltwater lake at Tokyo’s Olympic track at Sea Forest Waterway on Friday. ‘So(...)

Sanita Puspure of Team Ireland competes during the Women’s Single Sculls Heat 2 at Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Twice world champion Sanita Puspure dominated the first race in her Olympic quest to win the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics single sculls. The 39-(...)

Sanita Puspure displays the gold medal she won at the World Championships. She is now favourite to win Olympic gold in Tokyo. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“I actually didn’t have any injuries,” says Sanita Puspure. The rims of her eyes reddening, a second World Championship gold medal is thrown on the ta(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure celebrates after defending her title at the World Rowing Championships in  Ottensheim, Austria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sanita Puspure punched the air as she won gold for Ireland at the World Rowing Championships, adding it to the silver of the Ireland double scull of P(...)

Polish-born Monika Dukarska will assess her participation with the Irish high-performance programme. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

What may have been the busiest ever October for Irish rowers – the new Irish Open elegantly finding a place in the programme of international and loc(...)

Ireland’s Paul and Gary O’Donovan celebrate winning a silver medal in the men’s lightweight double sculls at the Rio Olympics. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

If you want to become excellent, be around excellence. Olympic medallists Paul and Gary O’Donovan and double Olympian Sanita Puspure are the headline(...)

Paul O’Donovan, who intends to compete in the lightweight single sculls at the World Championships. Photograph: Kaspars Puspurs.

The Ireland trials this weekend give junior and under-23 crews a chance to stake their claim for World Championship places. A number of crews impress(...)

Sanita Puspure on her way to a second placed finish during the women’s Single Sculls Final race at the Rowing Olympic Qualification on Lake Rotsee in Lucerne. Photo: EPA

Ireland’s tally of rowing crews for Rio notched up to three as Sanita Puspure produced a confident performance to take second place in the single scul(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure has made it through to the final  of the women’s single sculls at the Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne. Photograph:  Urs Flueeler/ EPA

Ireland’s chances of taking a third rowing crew to the Olympic Games rocketed in Switzerland on Monday afternoon as Sanita Puspure moved confidently i(...)

Sanita Puspure won her heat of the single sculls at the Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho/Photosport

Sanita Puspure made an excellent start to her campaign to book a place in Rio de Janeiro as she won her heat of the single sculls at the Olympic Quali(...)

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