Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
The expectations of Ireland’s sailors have been raised by Annalise Murphy’s fourth-place finish at the 2012 Olympics but the Irish Sailing Association’s performance director has described medal hopes at Rio next month as an outside shot.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016
VISITORS to modern day Waterloo may struggle to follow the topography of one of the most important military encounters in European history. In particular, an enormous earthwork, the Lion’s Mound, erected 1820, has significantly altered the perspective, writes
Sat, 17 Jan, 2015
Just over a year after Dun Laoghaire’s Annalise Murphy spectacularly missed winning a medal at the London 2012 Olympics, she sailed in from her home waters to rapturous applause at the National Yacht Club as the new European champion for her Laser Radial class.
Sat, 07 Sep, 2013
Olympic Games chiefs insisted that they had no regrets over dubbing London 2012 the “social media Olympics”, despite two athletes being expelled over remarks made on Twitter, a British teenager being arrested for abusing an athlete, and winning athletes warning that using social media would have disrupted their preparations.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012