Sanita Puspure

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Sanita Puspure displays the gold medal she won at the World Championships. She is now favourite to win Olympic gold in Tokyo. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“I actually didn’t have any injuries,” says Sanita Puspure. The rims of her eyes reddening, a second World Championship gold medal is thrown on the ta(...)

Reigning world champion Sanita Puspure won her quarter-final at the World Championships in Linz, Austria by more than 15 seconds. Photograph:  Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Ireland seriously boosted their chances of qualifying five boats for the Olympic Games with another fine set of performances in quarter-finals here at(...)

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy  cross the line to win the Ireland trial. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Rowing might be unique in Irish sport in having two teams that are reigning world champions. And on Friday Ireland go into the final World Cup in Rott(...)

Single sculls world champion  Sanita Puspure will be in action at the Skibbereen regatta next week. File photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Faced with the imminent arrival of Storm Hannah, the organisers of Limerick Regatta have been pushing hard to move the event from Saturday to Sunday. (...)

 Sanita Puspure won gold at the Memorial Paolo d’Aloja in Piediluco, Italy on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It was a weekend of contrasts for Irish rowing. The international team had a good outing in an early season regatta in Italy, but the hundreds of rowe(...)

Sanita Puspure in action at the Ireland trials in Cork. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Choppy water and a changeable wind did not dull the sparkle of Paul O’Donovan and Sanita Puspure at the Ireland trials at the National Rowing Centre i(...)

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan: they  have been vocal in their criticism of not being funded. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

The Irish rowing season holds the promise of two bumper weekends in quick succession. The Ireland trial this weekend at the National Rowing Centre is (...)

Sanita Puspure after setting a new Irish record at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships at  the University of Limerick on Saturday. Photograph: Liam Gorman

World champions Sanita Puspure and Paul O’Donovan both set new Irish records at the Irish Indoor Rowing Championships in the University of Limerick on(...)

Joe Schmidt  was made an honorary Corkman. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two young science students beat stiff competition from leading figures in sport, the arts and business to be named Cork Persons of the Year 2018 at a (...)

Paul O’Donovan celebrates winning gold in the Men’s Lightweight Sculls Final at the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam in August 2016. Photograph: Herman Dingler/Inpho

If you want to see a cross-section of Irish rowing in 2019, the chance is fast approaching. The Irish Indoor Championships features world champions Pa(...)

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