Liam Jegou was the first Irish athlete to be officially selected for the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Canoe Ireland

Every Olympic journey is marked by a beginning, middle and end, only for Liam Jegou it feels like there’s been a lot more in between. The first Irish (...)

Hannah Craig  during a morning training session close to her home in Portavogie, Co Down. “I’ll keep training but, to be honest with you, every article I read I don’t think the Olympics are going to go ahead.” Photograph: Liam McBurney

In life, not just sport, Hannah Craig embraces a Japanese philosophy that seems particularly apposite for these chaotic times. She often murmurs ‘wab(...)

Only 12 days in, it’s a bit early yet to be breaking those new year’s resolutions about becoming finely tuned athletes by early summer, so what better(...)

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(...)