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# Volvo Ocean Race

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British sailor 'presumed lost at sea' after going overboard in the Volvo Ocean Race
John Fisher was swept overboard Monday afternoon.
Shelving the 2020 dream for an around the world 'once in a lifetime opportunity'
We spoke to Ireland’s Olympic silver medalist Annalise Murphy as she prepares to set sail on the Volvo Ocean Race.
Galway Volvo Ocean Race worth €60.5 million to Irish economy
Over 500,000 people visited Galway city for the festival with 16% of those coming from outside of Ireland.
Volvo Ocean Race brings €100 million into Galway
More than 900,000 people have been in Galway for the festivities.
Taoiseach: "Galway went global this week" with Volvo Ocean Race
Enda Kenny said that the race finale had brought the kind of audience and publicity “that no marketing budget could ever buy”.
VIDEO: Groupama take Volvo Ocean Race in Galway
The French boat, with Kerryman Damian Foxall on board, ended the eight month race with victory in the west.
Fáilte Ireland: Get out of bed and welcome Volvo Ocean Race
Kerryman Damian Foxall is the watch leader on French entry Groupama, and says that “anything but overall victory” would be a disaster for them.
Unhappy Campers: Volvo Ocean Race team encounters massive wave
Check out this footage from the Volvo Ocean Race.
Twitter buoy to transmit Volvo Ocean Race info
Want to track the Volvo Ocean Race in real time – no matter where you are? Now you can thanks to a dedicated Twitter account.
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Five sporting stories that will thrill, enthrall, shock, excite and inform in equal measure.
VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race
“It’s on the left, ON THE LEFT!”
Unoccupied: Gardaí remove protesters from Eyre Square
Local councillors had been putting pressure on Gardaí to remove the Galway camp ahead of the Volvo Ocean Race next month.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
In tonight’s fix: Irish people’s biggest worry for 2012, a rise in the number of tourists visiting Ireland (finally!) – and time travel exists. Kind of.
Armed ship called in to protect Volvo Ocean Race from pirates
Director Jack Lloyd declares the race’s anti-piracy plan a success following delicate eight-hour operation.