Michael Conlan reacts to the judges’ decision after his defeat to Vladimir Nikitin in Rio. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

An investigation into possible corruption during the Olympic boxing competition at Rio 2016 is to be led by Professor Richard McLaren, the man who unc(...)

Ireland’s Michael Conlon (red) in action against Vladimir Nikitin of Russia at the Olympic Games in Rio on August 16th. Photograph: Reuters.

It seems now manifestly too late but the suspension by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) of all 36 referees and judges who officiated at th(...)

IABA president Pat Ryan said he had been “appalled” at the gambling allegations because the authority had enough matters to concern itself with in relation to the Rio Olympics. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) has said it is awaiting the outcome of an investigation into allegations that two Irish boxers at the Ri(...)

The Irish Olympic team arrived back in to Dublin airport on Wednesday from Rio. Boxers Paddy Barnes (far right) and Michael Conlon. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

An unrepentant Michael Conlan defended his expletive-laden outburst following his controversial Olympic boxing defeat as Team Ireland arrived home on (...)

Irish Olympic boxer Michael O’Reilly was due to compete on August 12th, having received a bye in the first round. Photograph: Tommy Dickinson/Inpho

Irish middleweight boxer Michael O’Reilly has been notified of an alleged violation of a doping rule. The boxer, who was included in the Olympic dra(...)

IOC review panel have cleared 11 Russian boxers. Photograph: Patrick Semansky/PA

The 11 Russian boxers qualified for the Rio Olympics have been cleared to compete in the Games by an International Olympic Committee review panel, the(...)

AIBA would not comment on accusations of corruption. Photograph:   Gabriel Rossi/LatinContent/Getty Images

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has dismissed allegations of corruption within the organisation and demanded proof after a British newspap(...)

Paddy Barnes has no issue with the decision to include professionals in Rio. Photograph: Ian McNicol/Inpho

Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan have welcomed the decision to allow professional boxers to compete at the Rio 2016 Games, but both Irish Olympians hav(...)

Katie Taylor in action against  Yana Allekseevana of Azerbaijan in the AIBA 60kg Elite Women’s World Boxing Championships final last November. Photograph: Inpho

Pete Taylor, coach and dad to Olympic champion Katie Taylor, has described the decision to not seed female boxers at next month’s inaugural European G(...)