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 (...)

Joe Ward got off to the perfect start at the European Amateur Boxing Championships.

Joe Ward is through to the last 16 of the European Elite Championships in Samokov, Bulgaria, but Dean Gardiner is out of the tournament. Ward, the 201(...)

Ireland’s Darren O’Neill, who fights in the  Men’s Heavy 91kg class. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

So, and in no particular order, that’s Darren O’Neill, Brendan Irvine, Dean Gardiner, Ceire Smith, Dean Walsh, Adam Nolan, Sean McComb, Michael O’Rei(...)

Ireland’s super-heavyweight Dean Gardiner beat Italy’s Guido Vianello at the Crystla Hall in Baku to make the quarter-finals of the European Games. Photo:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A long and tiring day for the Irish boxers down at Baku’s Crystal Hall has ended on the perfect winning note for both Dean Gardiner and Adam Nolan – w(...)

Katie Taylor in action against  Yana Allekseevana of Azerbaijan in the AIBA 60kg Elite Women’s World Boxing Championships final last November. Photograph: Inpho

Pete Taylor, coach and dad to Olympic champion Katie Taylor, has described the decision to not seed female boxers at next month’s inaugural European G(...)

Katie Taylor has her arm raised by the referee after the judges declared her the winner of  AIBA Elite Women’s World Championships final in  Jeju, South Korea, last November. Photograph: Inpho

Katie Taylor will be testing a niggling wrist injury this weekend when she returns for her first competitive fights this year ahead of next month’s in(...)

Adam Nolan lands with a left in his welterweight title fight against John Joe Joyce during the   National Senior Elite Championships at the  National Stadium. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Darren O’Neill gave away just about everything to Ken Okungbowa in last night’s heavyweight title fight in the National Stadium. O’Neill, the Irish(...)