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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(...)

Olympic silver medalists Gary and Paul O’Donovan with coach Dominic Casey at Skibbereen Rowing Club. Photo: Michael MacSweeney.

Two Irish rowers will light up the Late Late Show tonight. Just hours before, the Irish rowing team will have drawn crowds to a special celebration at(...)

Ireland’s Thomas Barr performed admirably in Rio, coming fourth in the 400m hurdles. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Con Houlihan always said he missed most of Italia 90 because he was away at the World Cup. Something feels similarly removed about being in Rio these (...)

Gary and Paul O’Donovan  celebrate victory in the men’s lightweight double scull  win at the European Rowing Championships. Photo: Soren Stache/EPA

Paul and Gary O’Donovan started their season by taking silver at the first World Cup Regatta in Varese in Italy; they will begin their campaign in th(...)

 Ben Johnson   prior to the start of the men’s 100m Final at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph:  Tony Duffy/Allsport

So the dirtiest race in history just keeps getting dirtier, at least if Ben Johnson is to be believed. Which is not easy, when the truth about that in(...)

Trinity made history at the Colours races on the Liffey last year, taking all four titles on offer for the first time, matching UCD’s achievement of 2(...)

Sinéad Jennings competing on a Wattbike at the Irish Indoor Championships last year. Photograph: Marie-Therese Garvey

Success breeds success. Just four years in being, the Irish Indoor Championships has drawn its biggest entry ever. When entries closed on Wednesday(...)