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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 (...)

Katie Taylor. “I love the simple life, the boring life. No, the US hasn’t changed me at all. I mean I’m living in a little one-bed apartment in America.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Really it has never been much different than it is now. Katie Taylor has always folded a boxing career into life on her own terms. If she can look aft(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington has her hand raised after getting a split decision to win gold at the  World Women’s Elite Championships in New Delhi, India. Photograph: AIBA

Kellie Harrington has become Ireland’s latest boxing world champion after the 28-year-old Dubliner won the world lightweight final in New Delhi, India(...)

Kellie Harrington impressed in her opening bout at the World Championship in New Delhi. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Ireland’s Kelli Harrington won her first World Championship bout 5-0 in New Delhi, India in the lightweight division that Katie Taylor once called her(...)

Ireland’s Kellie Harrington made her exit from the European Boxing Championships in Sofia on Monday with a bronze medal. Photo: Tommy Dickson

Split decisions went against Ireland, who had to settle for bronze medals in the semi-finals of the Women’s European Boxing Championships in Bulgaria (...)

Kellie Harrington: “Light welterweight was 64kg. I was never actually 64kg. I was always lighter than 64kg but now I look bigger than I did when I was at 64.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It seemed illusionary at the Senior Championships last February. Kellie Harrington, four kilos lighter than she used to be, seemed almost bigger than (...)

Michaela Walsh has won the 54kg gold at the European Union Boxing Championships. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland’s Michaela Walsh has taken 54kg gold at the European Union Boxing Championships in Cascia, Italy. 24-year-old Walsh qualified for the final a(...)

Katie Taylor will not be defending her European Championship gold medal. She beat Estelle Mossley in the final in 2014 to secure her sixth title in a row. Photograph: Getty

Katie Taylor is currently in the USA training and will not be travelling to Sofia in Bulgaria next month with the Irish Women’s boxing team to defend (...)

Michael Conlan’s post-defeat interview was grief in sport at it’s most cruel. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ian O’Riordan -Thomas Barr’s dreams become reality Performances of starry-eyed wonder can come at you from all directions at the Olympics, often when(...)

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