Katie Taylor

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I upsized over in London, and now I’m downsizing over here. Photograph: Getty Images

I’m moving into my newly bought Dublin house this morning. As you read this I’ll already be sweaty and grimy, my nerves jangling, my pockets full of e(...)

Jack Woolley: “I’m definitely one of, if not the most, flexible fighters in the world. Definitely among the top three. Everyone knows.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The impulse is to hurl an expletive. You are 5ft 11in tall and you were cutting weight to make 54 kilos? Ah jeez Jack, WTF 54 kilos . . . 54 . . . “Y(...)

Kellie Harrington will box for gold in Bulgaria on Saturday. Photograph: Soenar Chamid/Inpho

Kellie Harrington has the chance to mark her return to the ring with a gold medal after she progressed to the lightweight final of the Strandja multi-(...)

In a Word . . .

It is time we got serious about boxing. Former rugby players in New Zealand are being asked to donate their brains when they die to research teams a(...)

 Claressa Shields: “I’m getting judged because I’m from Flint, Michigan and I’m one of the baddest motherf**kers out there.” Photograph: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Twenty-four hours before they were scheduled to fight for the vacant WBC and WBO junior middleweight belts last October, Claressa Shields and Ivana Ha(...)

The Westport team react after accidentally breaking the Connacht Cup trophy, at the Sportsground, Galway. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A – Asking for trouble Headline on the The42.ie ahead of Ireland’s Six Nations meeting with England back in February: “England adds experienced Josep(...)

It was the evening which gave Kerry the second coming of Kieran Donaghy.

Saturday, August 30th, 2014: Kerry 3-16 Mayo 3-13 Sunday, August 31st, 2014: Donegal 3-14 Dublin 0-17 The incoming traffic to Limerick city was ridi(...)

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean celebrates qualifying for the final of the World Athletics Championship. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Two athletes and one shining day. It’s October 5th, 2019, a date that they’ll both remember long after the peak of their sporting lives has faded. The(...)

 Katie Taylor   celebrates winning her gold  medal at the  London 2012 Olympic Games. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

August 9th, 2012: Women’s Olympic Lightweight final In the summer of 2012 Katie Taylor seemed to find her rightful place. Finally just that. It was (...)

In the marathon, Ireland ranks 23rd overall (average time 4:16:59), men ranked 12th (average time 4:05:17 hours), and women 26th (average time 4:41:10 hours) out of 193 UN countries. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

According to a recent survey, four out of five people believe that drinking a glass of red wine every day is good for their health. What’s up with the(...)

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