Michael Conlan

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Ireland coach Zaur Antia intends to become more involved in coaching the women boxers. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The appointment of Zaur Antia as Head Coach to the Irish boxing team until after the next Olympic Games in Tokyo has been broadly welcomed and arrives(...)

Katie Taylor in London during the weigh in ahead  of her fight with Karina Kopinska. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Reuters.

Eddie Hearn’s infectious enthusiasm is all part of the professional boxing soap opera. This time, though, he is taking a punt, talking of new markets,(...)

Katie Taylor: “It’s a new journey, an exciting journey and I am lucky to have a platform on Sky.” Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Katie Taylor is not for slowing down. She speaks like a conquistador ready to plant her standard on all five continents. This, she says, is not the e(...)

Stefan Slavchev was disqualified for lifting up Paddy Barnes during their bout in Belfast, handing Barnes victory on his professional debut. Photograph: Getty

Paddy Barnes was victorious on his professional debut on Saturday night, albeit in very bizarre circumstances in Belfast. Three-time Olympian Barne(...)

Michael Conlan protests his controversial loss to Russian Vladimir Nikitin in the bantamweight quarter-final bout at the Olympic Games in Rio in August. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Sweeping down the Falls Road, Riddell’s field, now Beechmount Leisure Centre, curves around the bend past where the Broadway cinema used to stand. The(...)

David Simon, creator of HBO series The Wire, called John Banville “f**knuts” on Twitter. Photograph: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Are you familiar with the word “f**knuts” ? Let the Urban Dictionary enlighten you: “A person so annoying and dumb that they can no longer be classed (...)

Paddy Barnes has been added to the St Patrick’s Day card at Madison Square Garden next year. Photograph: Getty

Three times Olympian Paddy Barnes has been added to the bill on St Patrick’s Day next year in New York where bantamweight amateur world champion Micha(...)

Ireland’s Michael Conlon (red) in action against Vladimir Nikitin of Russia at the Olympic Games in Rio on August 16th. Photograph: Reuters.

It seems now manifestly too late but the suspension by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) of all 36 referees and judges who officiated at th(...)

Ireland’s Michael Conlan shouts at the judges following his defeat to Vladimir Nikitin of Russia during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) have sidelined all 36 referees and judges used at the Rio Olympics until an investigation has been(...)

Michael Conlan in action against Aram Avagyan during the Olumpic Games in Rio. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Irish boxers Michael Conlan and Steven Donnelly have both been sanctioned with “a severe reprimand” by the IOC for placing bets on fights at the Rio O(...)

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