Katie Taylor celebrates  winning a  gold medal at the  2015 European Games in  Baku, Azerbaijan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Typically, she let it pass without fuss. Katie Taylor has never been one to pore over the record books for dates or statistics, come up with anniversa(...)

Katie Taylor at the OCI promotion  ‘100 Days to Go’ marking a countdown the European Games. “It’s a huge occasion and I think that in years to come it will be massive for European athletes.” Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Like an oversized hatchling, the European Games will, this summer, heave its competitors aside for elbow room. After that it will start to grow. That(...)