Brendan Irvine

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Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy believes the Tokyo Olympics should be pushed back to the autumn at the earliest over the outbreak of coronavirus. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Four-time Olympian and 1984 marathon silver medallist John Treacy believes the IOC need to look at postponing the Tokyo Games beyond this summer, desc(...)

Ireland’s Brendan Irvine lands a straight right to Hungary’s Istvan Szaka during their flyweight bout at the Tokyo European Boxing Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena in London. Photograph: James Chance/Getty Images

Irish flyweight Brendan Irvine became the first Irish boxer to qualify for Tokyo 2020 on a chaotic day in the Copper Box Arena in London. As the Eur(...)

 Lasha Guruli (blue) of Georgia punches Gabil Mamedov (red) of Russia during the men’s lightweight (63kg) preliminary round bout on day two of the European Boxing Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena in London. Photograph: James Chance/Getty Images

Whatever about the sense and especially the risk of the European Olympic boxing qualifiers happening in London over the coming nine days there is incr(...)

Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

Joe Ward recorded a 5-0 unanimous decision victory over Iago Kiziria on Monday night. Photograph: Inpho

Joe Ward is the last Irishman standing at the World Championships after the Westmeath southpaw emerged victorious on an otherwise disappointing day fo(...)

Joe Ward: will represent Ireland at next month’s World Elite Championships in Hamburg. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Three-time European light-heavyweight champion Joe Ward has admitted that a vacant space on his mantelpiece helped convince him to remain in the amate(...)

Joe Ward: chalked up a third European Championship gold medal by defating the Russian champion in the final in the Ukraine. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Fast becoming the most decorated athlete in Irish sport, Moate’s Joe Ward skilfully bought boxing back to the ring at the European Championships in Kh(...)

Joseph Ward won his third European title on Saturday. Photograph: Getty Images

Joe Ward helped maintain Ireland’s proud tradition of a top five finish in the medals table at the last five European Championships in Kharkiv, Ukrain(...)

RIO 2016 Olympian Joe Ward is on course for his third European title in the Kharkiv, Ukraine, but Antrim’s Brendan Irvine and Kurt Walker had to settl(...)

Sean McComb: edged a split decision over Russia’s World Elite light-welter champion Vitaly Dunaystev at the European Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine yesterday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Irish light-welter Sean McComb is putting his trust in Irish head coach Zaur Antia after sensationally doing the double over Russia’s World Elite ligh(...)

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