Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

 Runners cross the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge at the start of the  New York City Marathon in  Brooklyn. Photograph:  Alex Goodlett/Getty Images

Don’t feel bad. Ease yourself into it. It’s only the first Saturday of the New Year. Your heart is pure and your intentions remain true and unsulli(...)