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Michael O’Reilly will compete in the Rio Olympics after a quarter-final win in Baku on Thursday. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s Michael O’Reilly has joined Ireland’s team of seven boxers on the plane to Rio in August. The Portlaoise middleweight made the Olympic qua(...)

Paul Pollock’s place at the Rio Olympics is in doubt after the Olympic Council of Ireland withheld his selection. Photograph: Inpho

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has withheld the selection of the three men’s marathon qualifiers for Rio after the controversy which marred last(...)

Ireland’s Brendan Irvine in action against Daniel Asenov of Bulgaria in the Olympic qualifying event. Photo: Inpho

Though back to winning ways Katie Taylor will nonetheless be stung by her defeat at the Rio Olympic qualifying event in Turkey. Her win over Svetland (...)

David Oliver Joyce has qualified for thr Rio Olympics. Photograph: Inpho

David Oliver Joyce has become the sixth Irish boxer to book his place at the Rio Olympics after he beat home favourite Volkan Gockek on points in Turk(...)

Ireland’s Brendan Irvine celebrates after winning his box-off against Bulgaria’s   Daniel Asenov in Turkey and qualify for the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph:  Ilyas Gun/Inpho

Ireland’s Brendan Irvine has qualified for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after a unanimous decision win over Bulgaria’s Daniel Asenov at the Eur(...)

Katie Taylor reacts as Yana Alekseevna of Azerbaijan celebrates victory in their European Olympics qualifier semi-final in Samsun, Turkey. Photograph: Ilyas Gun/Anadolu Agency

It’s is not the end of the road to Rio for Katie Taylor, with another qualifying event available in the world championships next month. But her defeat(...)

Ireland flyweight Brendan Irvine lost to Armenia’s  Narek Abgarayan in the semi-finals of the European Olympic Qualifiers in Turkey. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland’s boxers failed to grab their first chances at qualification for this summer’s Olympic Games after both flyweight Brendan Irvine and lightweig(...)

Darren O’Neill is into the last eight in Samsun.

Darren O’Neill and David Oliver Joyce are the latest Irish boxers to advance to the quarter-finals of the European Olympic qualifiers in Turkey, but (...)

David Oliver Joyce is still on course for  a place in the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

David Oliver Joyce is the latest Irish fighter to advance to the last-eight of the European Olympic qualifiers in Samsun, Turkey. The three-time EU c(...)

Katie Taylor is among the boxers competing in Samsun, Turkey. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Irish boxing’s bid to improve the numbers of the team to travel to Rio in August begins on Saturday in Samsun, Turkey. Six male and three female box(...)

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