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It is time we got serious about boxing. Former rugby players in New Zealand are being asked to donate their brains when they die to research teams a(...)

Katie Taylor celebrates her victory over Christina Linardatou after the super-lightweight championship fight at the  Manchester Arena. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

  Following her unanimous win over Christina Linardatou in the Manchester Arena last weekend to become a two-weight world champion, Katie Taylor,(...)

Katie Taylor after her victory over Christina Linardatou at the Manchester Arena. Photograph:  Gary Carr/Inpho

Amid the rancour of a defeated opponent, Katie Taylor’s collection of a super lightweight belt to add to the four she owns at lightweight marked her o(...)

Katie Taylor celebrates victory against Christina Lindardatou in their WBO Super-Lightweight World Title bout at Manchester Arena. Photograph: PA

Katie Taylor made it 15 professional wins when she beat Christina Linardatou on a unanimous decision (KT won 96-94, 97-93, 97-93) at the Manchester Ar(...)

Katie Taylor: bidding to add another title belt to her already impressive  collection. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The “Bray Bomber” slips under the ropes and back into the ring at Manchester Arena on November 2nd, where Katie Taylor will attempt to become a two-we(...)

Galway’s Niamh Kilkenny in action against Kilkenny in the Camogie All-Ireland final. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

You couldn’t get a greater contrast in the stories of this year’s camogie and football All-Ireland winners, Galway collecting their first senior camog(...)

Katie Taylor during her win over Delfine Persoon in New York in June. Photograph: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom/Inpho

Still on the fast track to what has been continued success since turning professional after the Rio Olympics in 2016, the undisputed world lightweight(...)