Junhua Yin

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 Estelle Mossely of France: She  has replaced Katie Taylor as light middleweight Olympic champion after a split-decision win over Junhua Yin of China. Photograph: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

Four years on, there is still a tricolour paraded around the boxing arena after gold medal fight of the women’s light middleweight division. But this (...)

 Katie Taylor pictured  with  gymnast Ellis O’Reilly and runner  Thomas Barr at the launch of the New Balance Irish Olympic gear  in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Defending Olympic lightweight champion Katie Taylor has said that her last few months have been a significant challenge for her in the lead up to Rio.(...)

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 exchanges punches with Yana Allekseevna, Azerbaijan, during their 60kg lightweight final at the  Women’s World Boxing Championships in  Jeju, Korea. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

After her hand was raised, she was nudged into position, the sponsor’s brands on the backdrop framing the old and the new world title-holder. “(...)

After only facing three rounds in her last two bouts Katie Taylor is fresh heading into her World Championship final against Azerbaijan’s Yana Allekseevna

With some amusement among those who cover the high octane world of Katie Taylor’s career, no one has ever had the experience of asking her how it felt(...)

 Ireland’s Katie Taylor is declared the winner after a fourth round stoppage of Jinhua Yin of China in Jeju, South Korea.  Photograph: Doug McDermott / Inpho

Ireland’s Olypic champion, Katie Taylor, earned a place in her fifth World Championship final when Chinese opponent Junhua Yin threw in the towel at t(...)

 Katie Taylor at her team hotel ahead of her semi-final bout against China’s Jinhua Yin tomorrow in the  2014 AIBA Elite Women’s World Boxing Championships, Jeju, Korea. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

The world number two Sofya Ochigava pulls out, the world number four Junhua Yin steps in. But Katie Taylor’s world doesn’t change. Her World Ch(...)