Katie Taylor at the OCI promotion  ‘100 Days to Go’ marking a countdown the European Games. “It’s a huge occasion and I think that in years to come it will be massive for European athletes.” Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Like an oversized hatchling, the European Games will, this summer, heave its competitors aside for elbow room. After that it will start to grow. That(...)

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(...)

Michaela Walsh: “I lost on a split decision when I was clearly the most dominant boxer and knocked her down in the last round. Boxing can be cruel.” Photo: Ian McNicol/Inpho

The Irish team in Korea has now been whittled away to just Katie Taylor, who boxed her quarter-final early this morning against Olympic silver medall(...)

Matthew Macklin and  Jorge Sebastien Heiland at close quarters during their WBC middleweight title eliminator at the 3 Arena in Dublin. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Matthew Macklin was hearty and brave, but there was no escaping the deep sense of disappointment at the 3Arena on Saturday night.This was supposed to (...)

Ireland’s John Joe Nevin has won on his comeback from two broken legs. Photograph: PA Wire.

London 2012 silver medalist John Joe Nevin believes Floyd Mayweather wouldn’t have got off the floor from the punch that sealed his comeback win at th(...)

Brenda Power: accused Travellers of continuing to “milk the State for all they’re worth”. Photograph: Collins Courts

A column in the Irish Daily Mail which claimed feuding wa(...)

John Joe Nevin made his professional debut on St Patrick’s Day when he beat    Puerto Rican Alberto Candelaria on St Patrick’s Day in Boston. Photograph: Emily Harney/Inpho

Doctors at the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore hospital have informed Olympic silver medal winner John Joe Nevin that both his legs were(...)

John Joe Nevin in Boston on St Patrick’s Day where he defeated Puerto Rican Alberto Candelaria in his first professional fight.  Photograph: Emily Harney/Inpho

Irish Olympic silver medallist John Joe Nevin has suffered a setback to his professional (...)

Olympic boxing silver medallist John Joe Nevin, seen here during his homecoming in Mullingar, Co Westmeath after the Olympics, was injured in an incident in the town overnight. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A man is in custody following an incident in Mullingar last night in which Olympic boxer John Joe Nevin sustained a broken leg. Gardaí we(...)

Ireland’s John Joe Nevin in action on his professional debut against Puerto Rico’s  Albert Candalaria at the  House of Blues in  Boston on St Patrick’s Day. Photograph:   Emily Harney/Inpho

Olympic silver medallist John Joe Nevin claimed a unanimous decision in his debut as a professional as he beat Puerto Rico’s Alberto Candelaria(...)