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Annalise Murphy
Annalise goes for gold this evening in the Laser Radial Medal Race
Annalise Murphy makes her medal bid in Rio this afternoon at 5pm and it will be broadcast live on RTE Television. The Dubliner has been here before when she famously finished fourth overall in London 2012. There is no guarantee…
No matter what, a fifth place finish will earn Annalise Murphy at least bronze and she could even win the gold if the Dutch girl finishes in 10th place and the Danish girl is not better than 6th. See table below
After an epic ten race series, Ireland's Annalise Murphy goes into Monday's medal race with no guarantee of a medal but the confidence in knowing she has sailed the most consistent series of her career. Where many have fallen, including…
Annalise Murphy sailed superbly to score a sixth and seventh to put her just two points behind Anne Marie Rindom in the Silver medal position
In the final race of the Laser Radial qualification series, prior to Monday's medal race, Annalise Murphy finished seventh to complete the preliminaries in the bronze medal position. It is an excellent performance in difficult conditions by the National Yacht…
The tricolour spinnaker of Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern is clearly visible at the front of Rio's 49er fleet. The Northern Ireland pair won race four today to lie second overall after four races sailed
It's a sensational Saturday for Irish sailing after a stunning sixth scored in race nine, Annalise Murphy moves back up to second in the overall rankings in the Laser Radial Fleet. Annalise recovered well from the teens in a 12–knot race…
Annalise Murphy – sailed a solid qualifying series in Rio
An extremely well–sailed qualifying series by Annalise Murphy will conclude this evening ahead of Monday's Medal Race climax. The Laser Radials are scheduled for one race on the Pão de Açucar (Sugarloaf Mountain) course and one on Niterói, so it will…
Evi Van Acker is fighting an 'intestinal infection' while competing in Rio
One of Annalise Murphy's main rivals for a medal on Monday has fallen ill. Evi Van Acker, who won a bronze medal in the Laser Radial class of the 2012 London Olympics Sailing Competition, reported 'feeling unwell' after racing on…
Enjoying each race as it comes – Annalise Murphy’s approach to the Olympic challenge has proved successful
With yesterday’s fourth day of sailing for the Women’s Laser Radials at the Rio Olympics bedevilled by light breezes after unusually strong winds earlier in the week, pressure is intensified on Annalise Murphy, who has electrified everyone at home with…
Race eight for the Laser Radials was on the Pia course
Racing further out to sea in a westerly 9–12 knot breeze on Rio's Pia course, Annalise Murphy scored 12th in race eight and is in bronze medal position going into the final two qualifying races tomorrow. Race eight completed a tough…
Laser Radials  are racing in eight to 12 knot winds today
Annalise Murphy has finished 18th in race seven and dropped to third in the overall standings. The race, her worst result of the regatta so far, was a struggle in eight to 12 knots but the Dubliner will be boosted by a…
Sailing in Rio is delayed due to lack of wind
Annalise Murphy faces a wait for wind in Rio today after her Race seven in the Laser Radial Class was abandoned. The light air race was scrubbed due to a major wind shift, which, if it had continued, would have…
Annalise Murphy is in Olympic Gold medal position after six races sailed
In a composed heavy weather performance, Annalise Murphy scored a 5 and 2 today to lead the Olympic regatta overall going into tomorrow's rest day. In a masterful display in races five and six, Murphy produced the same world beating form that saw…
Annalise was fifth in Race five of the Rio Olympics
In an unstoppable performance from Ireland's 'Breeze Queen', Annalise Murphy was again at the top of her Rio Olympic fleet at the half way stage of the Laser Radial regatta today. It puts Annalise (unofficially) third overall, just two points behind Holland…
Ireland's Annalise Murphy is lying second overall at the Rio Games
There's another couple of 12–knot races in prospect for Annalise Murphy in the Olympic Laser Radial class today. But after that all similarities will end for the sailors as today's races five and six are on the Copacabana course which…
Ireland's Annalise Murphy is well placed in the Radial class after a strong second day on Rio waters. She scored a fourth and a seventh in the 12–knot winds on the Ponte course
Annalise Murphy has sailed into second overall after two more tricky Rio races today. After an opening Olympic Radial race win yesterday and a 13th scored in race two, she started today with a well earned fourth in race three…
Annalise Murphy is lying third overall
Annalise Murphy has been promoted to third overall at Rio Olympic Sailing Regatta following the disqualification of regatta leader Lijia Xu from race one of the Laser Radial Class yesterday. Murphy is now on 14 points, alongside Evi Van Acker…
Annalise Murphy was race one winner in the Laser Radial class this afternoon
Irish sailing's medal hopeful Annalise Murphy is lying fourth overall after her first two races in Rio today. The National Yacht Club sailor got her Olympic dreams off to a perfect start in an explosive first race. She provided the world with further evidence of…

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