Emmet Brennan

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Kellie Harrington with coaches John Conlan and Zaur Antia after her semi-final win over Thailand’s  Sudaporn Seesondee. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The last weekend of the Olympic Games and people are coming up for air after more than two weeks below the surface. From the steamer of the golf cours(...)

Billy Walsh consoles Kurt Walker after his defeat in Tokyo. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Every Olympic boxing bout ends in emotional overflow, depending on which arm is raised, this one ending in some bittersweet symphony too. Kurt Walker(...)

Ireland’s Emmet Brennan after losing his men’s light heavyweight round of 32 fight against Dilshodbek Ruzmetov. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

How badly the senses are dimming. Day six and the thorium rods have plunged and the coolant isn’t working. It’s a partial core melt. I thought the pi(...)

Emmet Brennan:  the 30-year-old light-heavyweight from inner-city Dublin shows the pain of defeat after his defeat to    Uzbeck fighter Dilshodbek Ruzmetov.  Photographer: James Crombie/Inpho

All the Olympics is a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances. Only three days in, and Shakespeare(...)

Yuto Horigome of Japan in action during the skateboarding men’s street event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Ariake Urban Sports Park in Tokyo. Photograph: Fazry Ismail

Paul O’Donovan was probably right when he told Jacqui Hurley that we should all to go to bed and not be sitting up through the night “watching us fool(...)

Kellie Harrington’s  parents Yvonne and Christy  at their home in Portland Row, Dublin on Thursday  evening. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

After a “hard Covid” for Dublin’s north inner city, Irish flags are flying, bunting is fluttering and the sun is out as Portland Row gets ready to che(...)

Kurt Walker will be the first Irish boxer in action at the Olympic Games in Tokyo when he takes on Spain’s Jose Quiles Brotons on Saturday. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Three members of the Irish boxing team including 2018 World Champion Kellie Harrington have received byes in the first round of the Olympic event in T(...)

Boxer Emmet Brennan pictured with his mother Bernie, father Christy, and sisters Christine (right) and Caoimhe. Photograph: Tom Honan

Ireland’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes are headed for Japan, but without their families After all the doubt, the will-it-won’t-it anxiety, Ir(...)

The 2018 World champion Kellie Harrington is part of Ireland’s seven-strong boxing team for the upcoming Olympic Games. File photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

Boxing will start with a clean slate for the Tokyo Olympics following an acrimonious contest at the 2016 Games, with the sport’s troubled governing bo(...)

Ireland’s Emmet Brennan celebrates qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics after winning his  box-off against Sweden’s Liridon Nuha in Paris. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

Dublin light-heavyweight Emmet Brennan became the seventh Irish boxer to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics after coming through a bruising box-off agains(...)

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