Thanks to Katie Taylor, things are looking up for Ireland at the Olympics.   Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

“It’s like déjà vu all over again” is a quote attributed to the famous American baseball player and coach Yogi Berra and, for everyone looking back wi(...)

Michael O’Reilly in action during the box-off at the World Championships in Doha. The middleweight faces Conor Wallace in tonight’s final. Photograph: Faisal Al Tamimi/AFP/Getty )

The annual boxing showpiece is set for the National Stadium tonight but perhaps without the glamour it might have otherwise had leading into an Olymp(...)

Adam Nolan, red shorts, in action during his win over  Michael Bustard during the National Elite Men’s semi-final at the National Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

London 2012 Olympians Adam Nolan and Darren O’Neill cruised through to the finals of the 2016 men’s National Elite Championships after their respecti(...)

 Sean McComb defeated Mexico’s Lindolfo Delgado Garca on a split decision in Doha. Photograph: Inpho

Team Ireland are 3-2 at the World Championships following victory for Seán McComb and a controversial points defeat for Adam Nolan in Doha on Wedne(...)

Brendan Irvine claimed a 3-0 unanimous points win over Nico Hernandez of the USA on the first day of the World Championships in Doha. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Brendan Irvine and Michael O’Reilly have progressed through to the last 16 of the World Championships in Doha, but there was disappointment for Dean W(...)

Ireland head coach Billy Walsh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

His future remains uncertain, but Billy Walsh maintains that the focus should be on his seven-strong squad at the World Championships in Doha. (...)

Andy Lee’s WBO World Middleweight title fight against Billy Joe Saunders has been moved from Thomod Park to Manchester Arena, with a new date of October 10th. Photograph:   Ed Mulholland/Inpho

Andy Lee’s WBO World Middleweight title fight against Billy Joe Saunders has been moved from Thomond Park to Manchester after a statement released (...)

Pedro scored the winner for Barcelona in the Super Cup final just hours after it was announced he had asked to leave the club. Photograph: Getty
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Golf
  • August 12, 2015, 08:28

Harrington and Clarke back Lowry for Major The US PGA Championship begins at Whistling Strait tomorrow with Shane Lowry looking to pick up where he le(...)

Adam Nolan produced an impressive performance to beat Russia’s number one seed Radzhab Butaev and reach the quarter-finals of the Elite European Championships. Photograph: Inpho

Irish southpaws Adam Nolan and Joe Ward advanced to the quarter-finals of the European Elite Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria on Tuesday. London 201(...)

Ireland’s Michael Conlan is through to the quarter-finals of the  European Elite Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Michael Conlan and Dean Walsh advanced to the quarter-finals of the European Elite Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria today. Ireland captain Darren (...)