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Other sports: Jenny Egan wins Spanish Classic. Record numbers at 97th Liffey Swim

Jenny Egan of Salmon Leap in Leixlip has won the prestigious Sella Descent in Spain. Egan, who narrowly missed out on qualifying for the sprint canoeing events at the Rio Olympics, was part of a large group of Irish paddlers who travelled to the 80th version of this historic race in Asturias, first held in […]

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Other Sports: rowing, canoeing, swimming, horse-riding, pitch and putt

ROWING:  Cork-based Sanita Puspure booked her place at  the Rio Olympics when she finished second place in the women’s single sculls  at the final qualifying regatta in Lucerne. Puspure, a veteran of the London Olympics, showed her class when she powered her way into the placings after lying fifth at  the half way point. New […]

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Minority Round-Up: Badminton, Canoeing, Hockey, Equestrian

  Irish involvement in the World Badminton Championships in Guangzhou ended on Tuesday when Irish No 1 Chloe Magee lost in the opening round of the women’s singles to Hsaio Ma Pei of Chinese Taipei. Although Magee was no pushover and pulled off a number of good points in the 36 minute match,  Pei had […]

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