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 ‘Fat’ Freddie Thompson and Daniel Kinahan  at the funeral of David Byrne who was shot dead in the Regency Hotel attack. Photogtaph: Collins Dublin.

Boxing has always been the wild west of sport. Its dark underbelly, the guaranteed blood and the questionable morality has always been a bestseller. (...)

Andy Lee: the former WBO middleweight champion. ‘I asked him how retirement was going but for some reason I was too awkward to tell him how much I loved his book.’ Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Even when it comes to training we need that competitive edge. I’ve been tipping away on my own but Conor Murray has a Wattbike as well, as does Rory S(...)

Racing 92’s Donnacha Ryan and Simon Zebo after the Heineken Champions Cup game against Munster at Thomond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

‘Ordinary Joe’ can be used by publishers to convince athletes and coaches of the need to hire a professional writer to work alongside them. Ironicall(...)

Ireland’s Katie Taylor after winning the WBO world super-lightweight championship against Christina Linardatou at Manchester Arena. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Proof, if it were needed, of how Katie Taylor has been a game-changer for women’s boxing came via Sky Sport’s extravagant production of Fight Night fr(...)

‘The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee with Paul D. Gibson was announced as the eir sport Sports Book of the Year 2018 winner. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A book that was rejected by 13 different publishers – with many of them praising it to the hilt but passing on it nonetheless – has won the Eir Irish (...)

‘Between you and me and the post’ – Like sentry guards, Jack McCaffrey and umpire Tom O’Kane watch the ball squirm away from the goal, one of the few moments of danger for Dublin in a relatively straight-forward semi-final win over Galway. Photo: “A Season of Sundays 2018”/Sportsfile

The Best Tony 10 by Declan Lynch and Tony O’Reilly – Gill Books, €16.99 The story of Tony O’Reilly, the Carlow postmaster who stole €1.75m(...)

Andy Lee: “Every decision you make in the ring is potentially career-altering.” Photograph: Myles Shelly

To know all you need to know about Andy Lee, you need two things above all. First you need the cover of his book, Fighter. In the foreground of the co(...)

The basement where boxers trained in the Kronk boxing gym. The Kronk was a place that welcomed any kid searching for a purpose or an outlet. Photograph: Getty Images

Paul Dubé was a promising if troubled cruiserweight from Montreal. He’d been knocking around the Kronk Gym for six months, getting used to being calle(...)

Andy Lee celebrates after winning the WBO middleweight world title  in Las Vegas in December 2014. Photograph: Raymond Spencer/Inpho

Former world middleweight champion Andy Lee has announced his retirement from professional boxing at the age of 33, citing family reasons having recen(...)

 Canelo Alvarez will fight Gennady Golovkin in September after he outpointed compatriot Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Las Vegas. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty

Finally boxing has the fight the industry badly needed and the fans have loudly craved for the past couple of years: Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez against Gen(...)

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