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Annalise Murphy gives her take on the decision to postpone her Laser Radial Medal Race

Ireland's Annalise Murphy believes she and her rivals for a medal in the Women's Laser Radial would have been "fine" to compete tonight in Rio but has backed the organisers' decision to push the event back to tomorrow.

After a lengthy delay held back the staging of the Medal Race due to a lack of wind earlier in the day, the wind later picked up to a point where postponement was decided.

Murphy enters the final medal race in third overall and in with a strong chance of a bronze medal at least.

Dublin and Galway listed among the world's top 10 most friendly cities

In the land of 100,000 welcomes, two Irish cities have been voted among the world’s friendliest, according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

Dublin came in third place, with Galway polling sixth. More than 100,000 readers responded to the famous travel magazine’s annual take on the best cities, hotels, airlines, cruise lines, and, for the fourth year, friendliest cities.

Kenneth Egan: Absence of Katie Taylor's father from corner is "elephant in the room"

Kenneth Egan believes Katie Taylor has not been a "happy camper" in the lead up to her surprise defeat in Rio 2016.

The London 2012 gold medal winner was beaten by Mira Potkonen in the women's lightweight quarter-finals to miss out on a medal.

On Taylor, Beijing 2008 silver medallist Egan examined two issues on Off The Ball.

"There have been so many changes over the last number of years with Katie Taylor, with the High Performance, with the coaching and there's so many factors to this loss," he began.

Ten years since "Snakes On A Plane", aka the moment the Internet changed Hollywood forever

On August 18th 2006, Snakes On A Plane was released in cinemas around the world, and despite it being the focus of one of the most rapid and anticipatory online fan-bases in cinema history, it went on to become something of a dud, and Hollywood had just received it's first glimpse at the Emperor's New Clothes that is internet attention.

It all started in 1992, when writer David Dalessandro began work on his then-titled screenplay Venom, which was inspired about a true story of World War II pilots getting into trouble in the Pacific when snakes would climb on board their vessels.

OCI ticket scandal: Here's what we know so far

News emerged last week that an Irish man had been arrested in possession of hundreds of tickets for Olympic events. Police in Brazil claim that they were being sold for more than face value.

Since then a number of different parties have been involved regarding his arrest including the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Shane Ross and the sports group that the man arrested was representing.

Here's what we know so far.