Ireland’s Jason Quigley throws a right hand during yesterday’s middleweight semi-final against Russia’s Artem Chebotarev at the World Boxing Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Jason Quigley stands poised to become the only Irish boxer after Katie Taylor to win a World Championship gold medal. The 22-year-old from Donegal mee(...)

Jason Quigley celebrates beating Artem Chebotarev of Russia in their World Championships middleweight semi-final bout in Almaty, Kazakhstan as coaches Zuar Antia, left and Billy Walsh, second left, are interviewed. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Even the austere Kazak guards permitted a small security breach yesterday. Conor Quigley, Jason’s father, was ushered through to meet his son as he wa(...)

Joe Ward (left)  exchanges punches with Julio Peraza of Cuba in their AIBA World Boxing Championships Almaty 2013. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Ireland’s Joe Ward bowed out of the World Championships in Almaty to a slick Cuban, Julio Peraza. A World champion from Baku 2011, Peraza was almost u(...)