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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(...)

Sean McComb: “It was a tough and tricky fight having boxed each other just a few months ago, but I listened to Zaur in the corner. He had a plan and it worked very well.”

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(...)

The vote was cast and the result announced with surprising serenity. And so began a quiet revolution within the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI). An(...)

“Data is an extremely under-leveraged asset within most organisations, and a company’s capability to access the right data at the right time can make or break the bottom line”

Companies are turning to machines to help them make decisions as they try to gain a competitive advantage in business, according to a new survey. Pw(...)

Ireland’s Jason Quigley celebrates after his first-round knockout of  Puerto Rico ’s  Jorge Melendez  in their middleweight fight at The Forum in Los Angeles. Photograph: Jayne Kamin-Oncea/USA Today Sports

The last time we saw Jason Quigley as an amateur it was contesting the World Championships final in Kazakhstan in 2013. Darren O’Neill had finally mov(...)

Pat Hickey at the Rio Games. The Deloitte report on the Olympic Council of Ireland is due to be presented to the council’s emergency general meeting on Thursday night. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

It seems like impeccable timing that two Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) executives, John Delaney and Kevin Kilty, have left just as the Deloitte rep(...)

Former Olympic Council of Ireland president  Pat Hickey  during an interview at the 2015 European Games in Baku. File photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

A number of Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) committee members staged a walkout in late August prior to a committee meeting in Dublin because Pat Hick(...)

John Delaney and Pat Hickey at an Olympic Council of Ireland extraordinary meeting in 2008: the FAI chief executive has been touted as a possible successor at the head of the OCI. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Patrick Hickey Mr Hickey has temporarily stepped aside as OCI president and other Olympic roles as he is currently in Rio de Janeiro’s Bangu Prison a(...)

Boxer Michael Conlan (right) shows his disgust as Vladimir Nikitin of Russia is declared the winner in their  bantamweight  quarter-final in  Rio. Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The stench of a sporting injustice stank all the way from Rio to the RTÉ studios and beyond. Yet, in a Games that have been rotten in so many ways, th(...)

Rory McIlroy watches Northern Ireland in action at Euro 2016 in Paris - the night before announcing he will not compete in the Olympics. Photograph: Getty Images

Rory McIlroy withdrew from the upcoming Rio Olympics on Wednesday morning due to the risk of the Zika virus - irking some of his fellow Irish athletes(...)

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