Katie Taylor exchanges blows with Natasha Jonas during their bout at the London Olympics last year. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Amateur boxing officials have accepted defeat in their bid to increase the number of women’s weight categories for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The wor(...)

Katie Taylor won a fifth straight gold medal at the EU Elite Women’s Championships in Hungary. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

An incredible 54th straight Championship win earned Katie Taylor a fifth consecutive gold medal at the EU Elite Women’s Championships in Hungary on Sa(...)