Natalya Coyle  competes in the European  Pentathlon Championships last week in Bath, England. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

The years building up to an Olympics are always fascinating ones. Calculations are being done across the board to discover how many medals one country(...)

Kellie Harrington will not fight at the European Championships in Spain due to a hand injury. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Irish lightweight world champion Kellie Harrington has lost her battle to be fit for next month’s European Championships in Spain because of a hand in(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington in action against  Agnes Alexiusson of Sweden in the lightweight semi-final at the European Games in Minsk, Belarus. Photograph: Soenar Chamid/Inpho

Kellie Harrington, Michaela Walsh and Kurt Walker will all fight for gold medals over the weekend at the European Games in Minsk after coming through (...)

Regan Buckley is into the semi-finals in Minsk.

Ireland are assured of at least two bronze medals at the European Olympic Games and once again it has been the country’s boxers who have delivered at (...)

Kellie Harrington will be among the 65 Irish athletes taking part in the European Games in Minsk, Belarus next month. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) has named a squad of 65 athletes from nine sports to compete in the second edition of the European Games in Mi(...)

Roscommon’s Andrew Glennon celebrates with delighted fans after the victory over Mayo in Castlebar. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

You couldn’t but think of that person who opted not to vote for anyone in the local elections, instead writing “MAYO4SAM2019” all down their ballot pa(...)

The Sport Ireland Institute’s High Performance Unit. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Sport is about dreaming. Bertie Ahern understood that. Looking back now his dream of the “Bertie Bowl” was almost given life, but instead became a sym(...)

Michael Conlan lost a highly contentious decision to Vladimir Nikitin at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Michael Conlan will face his Olympic Games nemesis Vladimir Nikitin at Belfast’s Féile an Phobail festival on August 3rd. The Russian boxer was at th(...)

Johnny Watterson: won with in-depth feature on the world champion boxer. Photograph: Frank Miller

Johnny Watterson of The Irish Times is the Investec 20x20 Media Awards winner for March. Johnny’s winning article published in print and online in the(...)

Kellie Harrington: ‘We’re a good community and everyone is pulling together.’ Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

World champion boxer Kellie Harrington has announced she is auctioning her National Elite belt from 2015 and Irish boxing vest to raise money for a ne(...)

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