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. (...)

Billy Walsh: has overseen spectacular success for Irish boxers in his years as head coach. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Given how cheaply and meekly the Irish State surrendered its sovereign status in recent years, it really should be no surprise that this sorry mess of(...)

 Ireland head coach Billy Walsh has led his teams to unprecedented succes on the world stage in recent years.

Michael Ring, Minister of State for Sport has expressed his surprise at the prospect of Irish boxing head coach Billy Walsh accepting an offer to leav(...)

Ireland’s former olympic medallist John Joe Nevin returned to the ring with a win in the US. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

After a troubled year, all of it outside the ring, Irish Olympic medallist John Joe Nevin finally got back to work in the ring in the US, stopping his(...)

John Joe Nevin arriving at Mullingar District Court on Thursday. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Olympic silver medallist John Joe Nevin is facing a trial by judge and jury after he was charged yesterday with the offence of violent disorder. Nevin(...)

Katie Taylor celebrates her gold medal win in the European Games in Baku with her coaches Pete Taylor, Zaur Anita and Billy Walsh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Get Billy Walsh to prepare, prepare to succeed. If the last two weeks in Baku confirmed one thing it’s the increasingly reducing odds that as long as (...)

A drunken John Joe Nevin challenged a garda in a melee outside a pub by asking “do you know who I am?”, a court has heard.When the 25-year-old Olympic(...)

Judge Hughes said was noting John Joe Nevin’s non-appearance in court. Photograph: Inpho

Olympic boxing silver medallist, John Joe Nevin has been told by a judge that he will receive “no extra privileges” from his court.The Irish boxer, wh(...)

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(...)