Billy Walsh consoles Kurt Walker after his defeat in Tokyo. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Every Olympic boxing bout ends in emotional overflow, depending on which arm is raised, this one ending in some bittersweet symphony too. Kurt Walker(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington celebrates after winning gold at the European Boxing Road To Tokyo Qualifier at Le Grand Dome in Paris at the start of June. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

With 55 Irish women qualifying for the Olympic Games we’re hoping that we’ll have so many contenders for our July and August awards, the deliberations(...)

The 2018 World champion Kellie Harrington is part of Ireland’s seven-strong boxing team for the upcoming Olympic Games. File photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

Boxing will start with a clean slate for the Tokyo Olympics following an acrimonious contest at the 2016 Games, with the sport’s troubled governing bo(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington celebrates her win over Maiva Hamadouche of France. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

Kellie Harrington has sealed her place at the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo after defeating French professional Maiva Hamadouche at the European qua(...)

Ireland’s Kurt Walker reacts after Germany’s Hamsat Shadalov gets the decision during the Road To Tokyo Boxing Qualifying Event at the  Copper Box Arena in  London last March. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Lisburn featherweight Kurt Walker will join Brendan Irvine on the plane to the Tokyo Olympics without even throwing a punch following a major qualific(...)

Kellie Harrington will box for gold in Bulgaria on Saturday. Photograph: Soenar Chamid/Inpho

Kellie Harrington has the chance to mark her return to the ring with a gold medal after she progressed to the lightweight final of the Strandja multi-(...)

Kellie Harrington is guaranteed a medal in Bulgaria. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Kellie Harrington is guaranteed a medal on her return to the ring after she progressed to the last four of the Strandja Multi-National boxing tourname(...)

Regan Buckley is into the semi-finals in Minsk.

Ireland are assured of at least two bronze medals at the European Olympic Games and once again it has been the country’s boxers who have delivered at (...)

Kellie Harrington is through to the last eight at the Aiba World Elite Championships in India. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington is through to the last eight of the Aiba World Elite Championships after stunning home favourite Sarita Devi on a 3-2 spli(...)