Sanita Puspure

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Kellie Harrington with coaches John Conlan and Zaur Antia after her semi-final win over Thailand’s  Sudaporn Seesondee. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The last weekend of the Olympic Games and people are coming up for air after more than two weeks below the surface. From the steamer of the golf cours(...)

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 is one of Ireland’s best medal hopes. She competes in the Women’s Singles Sculls Rowing Heats at 1.40am. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Team Ireland swing straight into action on Friday at the Olympics with rowing taking centre stage before the opening ceremony in the evening. Rowing (...)

Sanita Puspure will be one of Ireland’s leading hopes in Tokyo. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

One evening Sanita Puspure was standing outside the grocery store near her home in Cork. She was waiting for her husband Kaspar. It was a humdrum week(...)

  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: will be looking to defend the title she won at last year’s European Championships in Lucerne when she competes for Ireland in Poznan this weekend. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It doesn’t seem that long since Sanita Puspure was part of the campaign to reopen elite rowing facilities in the face of decreasing cases of Covid-19.(...)

Philip Doyle  after setting a new Irish record on the ergometer for 2,000 metres at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships in Limerick. Photograph: Liam Gorman

The Ireland team’s programme for this Olympic year will be hectic: there is no place for the European Championships. Yesterday, a forecast of troubl(...)

Sanita Puspure: will be among the participants  at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships in Limerick on Saturday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It is the one event of the year when a man who had no background in the sport but rowed the Atlantic – Damian Browne – rubs shoulders with Sanita Pus(...)

Overall winner Sanita Puspure alongside Outstanding Achievement winner Mary Geaney and golfer Leona Maguire at the awards in the Shelbourne Hotel. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It’s another familiar sign of the times when an end-of-year sportswoman awards end up being less about the women and all about the awards and what the(...)

It has been a remarkable year for women’s sport, domestically and internationally. Here we recount 20 highlights from 2019.   March 15th, (...)

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