World champion canoeist Jenny Egan was one of the speakers at the Sport Ireland event. Photograph: ©INPHO/James Crombie

Recent Wimbledon finalist (and seven-time champion) Serena Williams’ frank comments about the perception of women in sports sum up what many female at(...)

Mona McSharry warned mistakes with her food intake last year led to a six kilogram weight-loss. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Avoid taking sports nutrition advice from people wearing no clothes on social media was the message for young female athletes at the WePlay conference(...)

Amateur sports people often take supplements without independent advice. Photograph: Getty Images

Both professional and amateur sports people should examine their diets rather than turning to supplements, according to Dr Sharon Madigan, head of per(...)