Carl Frampton is among the fighters linked to MTK Global. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho

Boxing management company MTK Global, which represents 29 Irish professionals, has announced that it is pulling out of Ireland because Irish media rep(...)

Gary and Paul O’Donovan celebrate winning silver. Photograph: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

The internet has gone mad for two rowing Irish brothers – that’s rowing as in boats, not bickering – and their unpretentious, down-to-earth banter. S(...)

Joe Ward is heading home from the Olympics after he lost his opening bout to Ecuador’s Carlos Andres Mina on a split decision. Photograph: Reuters

Ireland’s Joe Ward was defeated in his first bout of the Rio Olympics after a split decision went against him in the Riocentro Complex. The Irish ligh(...)

David Oliver Joyce (red) in action against Albert Selimov  of Azerbaijan in the men’s lightweight round of 16 bout in Rio. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

He gave it his all and had the bloodied face to prove it, only it wasn’t enough to earn David Oliver Joyce another bout at these Rio Olympics, as he l(...)

Ireland’s Claire Abbott on Euro Prince during the Eventing  Cross Country held at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on the third day of the Rio Olympic Games. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire.

1.10pm - Rowing (all times Irish) Sanita Pušpure, who battled through the worst of “horrendous” conditions in Saturday’s heats, is back on the wate(...)

Ireland’s David Oliver Joyce is declared the winner of his Men’s Boxing Round of 32 Light 60kg preliminary bout at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

After the unexpected lurch into Olympic laboratories, Irish boxing returned to its natural home on Sunday with two wins from two debut fighters. On a (...)

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(...)

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(...)

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