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(...)

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 (...)