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Ireland’s Alison Miller in action against France. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

They are selling a dream of Rio. Neatly packaged, lavishly funded, hard work required but no experience necessary, the IRFU has moved from thei(...)

Ireland’s Paddy Barnes (Red) in action against France’s Dylan Beccu in Cork. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

John Joe Nevin, Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan fired Ireland into a 4-0 lead in the ten-bout Elite international against France in Cork on Friday (...)

Boston police stand near the scene of a twin bombing at the Boston Marathon yesterday. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The only Irish person to have ever won the Boston Marathon almost 40 years ago said he would consider running the event again in memory of thos(...)

According to several survivors, the fire, which engulfed the Kiss nightclub in the university town of Santa Maria, started when the band on stage lit flares as part of their act.

Prosecutors have charged four people with manslaughter for their roles in a nightclub fire that killed 241 people in southern Brazil in Januar(...)

A subway in Shanghai yesterday where a TV  screen shows   China's newly elected president  Xi Jinping. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters

In the months leading up to the National People’s Congress, which yesterday appointed Xi Jinping as president, the Xinhua n(...)

 Billy Walsh, head of the High Performance Unit of the IABA.

The official report on Ireland’s performance at the London Olympics has delivered a strong rebuke to the Irish Amateur Boxing Association and h(...)

Not for the first time in her career Katie Taylor has become the victim of a sexist decision by the International Boxing Assoc(...)

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