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The Lions will face world champions South Africa in three Tests on their tour next summer. Photograph:  Duif du Toit/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Ghosting through the year like a slow-moving glacier before calving a sanitised form of soccer, rugby and GAA, sport leaves 2020 for a vaccinated 2021(...)

The 2018 world champion Kellie Harrington is one of the Irish boxers due to compete. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Chapter two of the widely criticised Olympic boxing qualification tournament, which began in the Copper Box Arena in London’s Olympic Park in March be(...)

Paddy Barnes leads Team Ireland out at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the golfers to be added, the boxing team to resume their qualification process, judo and badminton to ratify names, swimmers to swim and the rugb(...)

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(...)

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