David Oliver Joyce (red) in action against Albert Selimov  of Azerbaijan in the men’s lightweight round of 16 bout in Rio. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

He gave it his all and had the bloodied face to prove it, only it wasn’t enough to earn David Oliver Joyce another bout at these Rio Olympics, as he l(...)

Ireland’s Claire Abbott on Euro Prince during the Eventing  Cross Country held at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on the third day of the Rio Olympic Games. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire.

1.10pm - Rowing (all times Irish) Sanita Pušpure, who battled through the worst of “horrendous” conditions in Saturday’s heats, is back on the wate(...)

Joe Ward won his opening bout in the World Championships in Doha, moving him within two wins of Olympic qualification. Photograph: Inpho

Joe Ward is two victories away from Olympic qualification after winning his opening bout at the World Championships in Doha on Friday. The Moate light(...)

Ireland’s Sean McComb is into the semi-finals of the European Games. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

So that’s a European Games bronze medal number two - at the very least - for the Irish boxers in Baku, this one thanks to Sean McComb and his lightwei(...)