Ireland’s Kellie Harrington celebrates winning her gold medal with coach John Conlan at the European Boxing Road To Tokyo Qualifier at  Le Grand Dome in  Villebon-sur-Yvette, Paris. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

Kellie Harrington’s trip to Paris for the Olympic qualifier had already proved fruitful when, last Saturday, she booked her place on the Irish team he(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington celebrates her win over Maiva Hamadouche of France. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

Kellie Harrington has sealed her place at the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo after defeating French professional Maiva Hamadouche at the European qua(...)

Bernard Dunne and the high-performance unit at the IABA have been heavily criticised by an anonymous document. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Three months out from the Tokyo Olympic Games, a damaging document has emerged in boxing that deeply undermines high-performance director Bernard Dunn(...)

 Paul and Gary O’Donovan with their medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics. Photograph: Getty Images

Predicting Olympic medal winners can be a futile business at the best at times; during pandemic times, when there’s still no predicting how exactly th(...)

Ireland’s Kurt Walker reacts after Germany’s Hamsat Shadalov gets the decision during the Road To Tokyo Boxing Qualifying Event at the  Copper Box Arena in  London last March. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Lisburn featherweight Kurt Walker will join Brendan Irvine on the plane to the Tokyo Olympics without even throwing a punch following a major qualific(...)

Sanita Puspure in rowing has a great chance of going for gold at the Olympics in Tokyo. File photograph: Inpho

Lee Keegan (Mayo footballer) Who is Ireland’s best gold medal prospect at the Olympics in Tokyo? How many medals in total will Ireland claim? Golf is(...)

The Lions will face world champions South Africa in three Tests on their tour next summer. Photograph:  Duif du Toit/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Ghosting through the year like a slow-moving glacier before calving a sanitised form of soccer, rugby and GAA, sport leaves 2020 for a vaccinated 2021(...)

 Ciara Mageean knocked three and a half seconds off Sonia O’Sullivan’s 27-year-old 1,000m mark in 2020. File photograph: Inpho

“This year has just been a rollercoaster for absolutely everybody, and it’s no different for us athletes,” said Ciara Mageean, speaking to us at Dubli(...)

Katie Taylor enjoyed a highly successful 2020, defending her titles against Belgian rival Delfine Persoon and Miriam Gutierrez from Spain. File photograph: Inpho

Virtually unprecedented, some performances defying reality, and in the end providing an undisputed winner, maybe the first and lasting live impression(...)

Sanita Puspure was last year's winner of the award. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So there we were, in the Shelbourne hotel in December 2019, listening to our monthly award winners talk about how much they were looking forward to 20(...)

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