Mary Kom

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Unanimous winner: Katie Taylor (red) lands a blow on Victoria Torres  in Tuesday’s bout. Photograph: Inpho

Katie Taylor did not realise she had qualified for the Rio Olympics after claiming her third power- and speed-driven win at the Women’s Boxing World C(...)

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 in action against Estelle Mossely at the European Championships earlier this year in Bucharest. Photograph: Octavian Cocolos/Inpho

Among the records in the possession of Katie Taylor, there is one she still doesn’t have. It belongs to an Indian fighter called Mary Kom. This mornin(...)

Katie Taylor arrived on Jeju Island in South Korea two weeks before the start of the Women’s World Boxing Championships. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jeju. A sub tropical, volcanic island in the East China Sea. Okinawa is one way, Japan another and South Korea 64 kilometres to the north. A World Her(...)