Natasha Jonas

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Ireland’s Kellie Harrington celebrates after winning gold at the European Boxing Road To Tokyo Qualifier at Le Grand Dome in Paris at the start of June. Photograph: Dave Winter/Inpho

With 55 Irish women qualifying for the Olympic Games we’re hoping that we’ll have so many contenders for our July and August awards, the deliberations(...)

Katie Taylor in action against Natasha Jonas on Saturday night. Photograph: Inpho

Katie Taylor retained her WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO lightweight titles after a wafer-thin points victory over Natasha Jonas in a thriller at the Mancheste(...)

Katie Taylor  celebrating her victory over Natasha Jonas at the London Olympics in 2012. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

The last time Katie Taylor fought a southpaw professionally was 2017 in a world title eliminator in Wembley Stadium on the under card of Anthony Joshu(...)

Katie Taylor in action against  Natasha Jonas in the quarter-finals of the women’s 60kg lightweight at the 2012 Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena in London. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A reference to RTÉ’s 30-minute nostalgia slot, Reeling in the Years, last Sunday night and the familiar, well worn footage of Katie Taylor reminded pe(...)

Ireland’s Katie Taylor drops to her knees after being announced as the winner of the women’s lightweight final against Russia’s Sofya Ochigava at the ExCel Arena during the 2012 London Olympics. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

Day one. It was her dad Pete who suggested using a private room at the back of the building. Being Katie Taylor had started to kick in. Already it was(...)

 Katie Taylor   celebrates winning her gold  medal at the  London 2012 Olympic Games. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

August 9th, 2012: Women’s Olympic Lightweight final In the summer of 2012 Katie Taylor seemed to find her rightful place. Finally just that. It was (...)

 Katie Taylor takes on Victoria Bustos, at the Barclays Centre, Brooklyn, New York, US. Photograph: ©INPHO/Matt Heasley

“I want all the belts before the end of this year. For sure,” said Katie Taylor in Brooklyn, New York. Still winning, still in a hurry and continuin(...)

Katie Taylor lands a left hand on Milena Koleva at the Manchester Arena. Photograph: Lawrence Lustig/Inpho

Once more the bling of her golden gloves and trim braid on black trunks gave way to a Katie Taylor in a tunnel-eyed, menacing mood at the Manchester A(...)

 Katie Taylor during the weigh-in ahead of her fight against Viviane Obenauf in Manchester. Photograph: Steve Welsh/PA Wire

Tonight in Manchester Katie Taylor reaches a pinnacle of sorts. Sharing the bill with IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua at the Manchester Arena (...)

Katie Taylor exchanges blows with Natasha Jonas during their bout at the London Olympics last year. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Amateur boxing officials have accepted defeat in their bid to increase the number of women’s weight categories for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The wor(...)

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