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 celebrates winning a gold medal in the Women’s Single Sculls at the 2020 European Rowing Championships, in Poznan, Poland. Photograph:   Detlev Seyb/Inpho

It was last December, when she was crowned our Sportswoman of the Year for 2019, that Sanita Puspure spoke about how much she was looking forward to 2(...)

  Sanita Puspure finished second with a time of 07:35.510, behind German’s Pia Greiten, who clocked an impressive 7:33.540. Photograph:  Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Sanita Puspure safely negotiated her opening heat at the 2020 European Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland, on Friday morning but will clearly face(...)

Sanita Puspure is into the finals in Switzerland. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Two Ireland crews qualified for A Finals at the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne, Switzerland, on Saturday. Sanita Puspure took second in her(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates after securing gold in Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sanita Puspure punched the air as she crossed the line to win gold at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. At 36-years-old, this was t(...)

Sanita Puspure took silver in Belgrade. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sport is unpredictable. Single sculler Sanita Puspure and the lightweight double of Paul and Gary O’Donovan lined up for A Finals at the World Cup Reg(...)

Paul And Gary O’Donovan team up again to compete in the men’s championship doubles in Boston, along with their friends and rivals Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It is huge sporting occasion, with 11,000 competitors and tens of thousands of spectators. The Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston this Saturday and(...)

Sanita Puspure after finishing fourth at the World Championships. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Sanita Puspure is a two-time Olympian and has medals from the European Championships and World Cup regattas. She had what looked like her best ever c(...)

Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll claimed their fourth gold medal of the season by winning the lightweight pair at the World Cup in Lucerne. Photograph: Srdjan Stevanovic/Inpho

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan won the A Final of the lightweight pair at the World Cup in Lucerne to take their fourth consecutive gold medal th(...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan in action at the Rio Olympics in 2016. Photograph: Inpho

Paul and Gary O’Donovan take to the water in Lucerne in Switzerland this weekend as World Cup leaders. If they win in this final regatta of the series(...)

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