Jason Smyth celebrates  wining the 200m T13  final during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. He received €40,000 from the Irish Sports Council. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Gone are the days when our elite athletes greeted the announcement of the International Carding Scheme with applause, surprise or else total horror –(...)

 Jason Quigley will take on Lanny Dardar in Los Angeles on Friday night. Photograph: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

Donegal’s Jason Quigley faces Lanny Dardar on Friday night in Los Angeles hoping to secure the fourth win of his professional career. The Quigley bout(...)

Jason Quigley has won his first three fights as a  professional and will be in action next on March 6th in Los Angeles. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland amateur World Championship silver medallist, Jason Quigley, will know who he fights in his fourth professional bout next week. Quigley is to m(...)

Darren O’Neill: “That lad I’m fighting Friday night is very, very big for a heavyweight. He’s very muscular. I’ve a big task ahead of me.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

London 2012 Olympic captain Darren O’Neill hopes his gamble to move from middleweight to heavyweight will pay off tonight. The two-stone shift has n(...)

Ireland’s Jason Quigley: said “becoming a world champion, that’s the ultimate dream”.     Photograph: Inpho

Irish super-middleweight Jason Quigley is expected to have his next fight on the Macklin Macklin versus Jorge Heiland undercard at the 3Arena in Du(...)

 Middleweight Jason Quigley (left)  against Zanibek Alimkhanulyin the World Championship final last year. Quigley will face Howard Reece in his first professional fight on Saturday. Photograph: Cahal Noonan/INPHO

Jason Quigley will face Florida’s Howard Reece in his debut professional fight on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas. The former Irish (...)

Irish middleweight Jason Quigley has  turned professional  with US based Golden Boy Promotions.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Irish middleweight Jason Quigley has decided to turn professional and has signed up with US based Golden Boy Promotions. The Irish middl(...)

Katie Taylor will finally get a chance to win an Irish title in the ring when she faces Alanna Murphy from Belfast in the women’s lightweight final at this year’s national championships. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have become an unlikely aid to Katie Taylor in her preparation for this year’s European Championships. The Ol(...)

Irish middleweight Jason Quigley has yet to reveal if he will try to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Irish boxers will find it much harder to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games than they did for London. With the changing landscape in amateur box(...)

 Ireland’s Jason Quigley on his way to defeat  against Zanibek Alimkhanuly  of Kazakhstan during their middleweight final clash. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It was a leaden Jason Quigley who took to his 3.50am flight from Almaty on Sunday morning. Several hours after his World Championships final defeat, t(...)