Kellie Harrington: “When the opportunity comes to get back into the ring, I don’t think it will be hard.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Impossible as it is to imagine those dawning moments when being Olympic champion begin to take hold there is one that Kellie Harrington can readily sh(...)

Irish boxer and Olympic gold medallist Kellie Harrington was paraded on an open-top bus through the streets of Dublin’s north inner city on Tuesday as(...)

Future fighters: Scott Molloy (7), Addison Whelan (11), Bobby Molloy (9) and Penny Moore (6) at Corinthians Boxing Club, Buckingham Street, Dublin 1, on Monday. Photograph: Tom Honan

The boxing club where Kellie Harrington began her career has been “inundated” with calls from parents hoping to sign their kids up to join since she c(...)

Kellie Harrington celebrates winning gold in the women’s lightweight final with coaches Zaur Antia and John Conlan at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The first and the last thing Kellie Harrington wants to see herself now is a role model to anyone else except herself. This is her story of becoming t(...)

Kellie Harrington celebrates with her coaches   Zaur Antia and  John Conlan following her gold medal win. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Kellie Harrington is a giver, says John Conlan. Nothing will change the experience of Rio and how disgracefully his son Michael was treated in 2016.(...)

Yvonne , Christopher, Joel and Christy Harrington celebrate Kellie Harrington’s gold medal on Portland Row. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Only three years to Paris, but it might take that long for the nation to regain its composure after events in Tokyo in the early hours of Sunday morni(...)

Kellie Harrington shows her relief and joy after receiving her gold medal. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Fresh from smothering coach John Conlan with a long, teary hug, the rims of her eyes still pink from the medal ceremony, the National Anthem and the s(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington  celebrates after defeating Sudaporn Seesondee of Thailand in the Lightweight semi-final at the Kokugikan Arena in  Tokyo. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Patience, keep your distance, don’t be drawn into a brawl. These might seem like quaint instructions to give a boxer in an Olympic semi-final. But, no(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington celebrates after defeating Sudaporn Seesondee of Thailand. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

“The last mile is never crowded,” said Kellie Harrington after she became only the second female Irish boxer after Katie Taylor in 2012, to reach an O(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Anne Harrington celebrates after winning against Thailand’s Sudaporn Seesondee in the women’s light (57-60kg) semi-final. Photograph: Getty Images

Boxing: Kellie Harrington guarantees herself at least silver with lightweight semi-final win (click here to read full report) against Sudaporn Sees(...)

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