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Jarrell Miller has said he has  never knowingly taken any banned substance. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Promoter Eddie Hearn says Jarrell Miller has failed a second doping test and as such a new opponent for Anthony Joshua will be announced next week. M(...)

 Katie Taylor, the unified lightweight world champion, is a director and sole shareholder of KT Sports Limited

Boxer Katie Taylor’s company has accrued cash reserves of over €1.5 million following another successful year, according to newly filed accounts. The(...)

Katie Taylor in action against Rose Volante at the  Liacouras Center in  Philadelphia back in March. Photograph: Tom Hogan/Inpho

Katie Taylor will face Belgium’s Delfine Persoon for the undisputed world lightweight championship on Saturday, June 1st at Madison Square Garden in N(...)

Dejected Ireland players after the game. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

And so former Irish coach Warren Gatland becomes the first coach ever to win three Grand Slams. This is St Patrick’s Weekend. We own it, right? The B(...)

Katie Taylor: barring defeat at the hands of Rose Volante, she will meet Belgium’s WBC champion Delfine Persoon in  a unification bout.   Photograph: Emily Harney/Inpho

There is an additional imperative for Katie Taylor beyond claiming her third world title belt in Philadelphia on Friday night (Saturday morning Irish (...)

The old town.

Philadelphia. The City of Brotherly Love. The US’s first and only world heritage city. The city founded by British Quaker William Penn in 1682. The ci(...)

Katie Taylor: trailblazer.  Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

I mentioned in passing here recently the short, violent life of “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn, who is widely believed to have helped organise the St Valen(...)

Senegalese light-heavyweight world champion boxer Battlin’ Siki (Louis Phail) mock-boxing with two boys in Dublin. (Photo by Walshe/Getty Images)

Boxing promoters are no mugs. When it comes to putting punters’ bums on seats, they know what works. And few things help grease demand for ringside s(...)

Rachael Blackmore: doffed her cap to the likes of Katie Walsh and Nina Carberry who paved the way for other women jockeys with their remarkable careers. Photograph:  Healy Racing.

Quiz time. Who said: “Women are stronger people than men mentally. And men arse-lick a bit, and women don’t. The real strong women say ‘go **** yourse(...)

Katie Taylor lifts the WBA lightweight title belt aloft after defeating Anahi Esther Sanchez at the  Principality Stadium, Cardiff in 2017.  Photograph: Lawrence Lustig/Inpho

Rose Volante is the fifth-ranked lightweight boxer in the world, holder of the WBO version of the belt in that division, and somebody with a professio(...)

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