Kellie Harrington will not fight at the European Championships in Spain due to a hand injury. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Irish lightweight world champion Kellie Harrington has lost her battle to be fit for next month’s European Championships in Spain because of a hand in(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington in action against  Agnes Alexiusson of Sweden in the lightweight semi-final at the European Games in Minsk, Belarus. Photograph: Soenar Chamid/Inpho

Kellie Harrington, Michaela Walsh and Kurt Walker will all fight for gold medals over the weekend at the European Games in Minsk after coming through (...)

 Katie Taylor dominated Swede Agnes Alexiusson. Photograph: Eric Luke

Katie Taylor more than anyone in the Barys Arena knows this was just the first step in a grand plan that goes beyond the World Championships and quali(...)

European Games 2015: Women’s 57-60kg semi-finals  where Ireland’s Katie Taylor (Blue) lands a blow on Yana Alekseevna of Azerbaija

If Katie Taylor had to pick the strangest city to defend her world title and look towards a record sixth consecutive championship, she may have chosen(...)

Kelly Harrington was the first of Ireland’s boxers to progress at the Womens’ World Boxing Championships in Kazakhstan. Photograph: Inpho

Kelly Harrington was the first of Ireland’s team of eight athletes at the Womens’ World Boxing Championships in Kazakhstan to make it through to round(...)

Katie Taylor has her arm raised by the referee after the judges declared her the winner of  AIBA Elite Women’s World Championships final in  Jeju, South Korea, last November. Photograph: Inpho

Katie Taylor will be testing a niggling wrist injury this weekend when she returns for her first competitive fights this year ahead of next month’s in(...)