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(...)

Jackie Neville, aunt of Olympic rowing brothers Gary and Paul O'Donovan  pictured in Skiberreen, west Cork watching the live broadcast as they qualified for the final of the Rio Olympics men's lightweight double sculls.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

By tea-time you’d nearly have been blasé about the unrelenting good news, Sinead, Claire, Gary, Paul and Steven leaving us hoarse from the Ole-ing. A(...)

Ireland’s David Oliver Joyce is declared the winner of his Men’s Boxing Round of 32 Light 60kg preliminary bout at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

After the unexpected lurch into Olympic laboratories, Irish boxing returned to its natural home on Sunday with two wins from two debut fighters. On a (...)

Michael O’Reilly will compete in the Rio Olympics after a quarter-final win in Baku on Thursday. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s Michael O’Reilly has joined Ireland’s team of seven boxers on the plane to Rio in August. The Portlaoise middleweight made the Olympic qua(...)

Ireland’s Brendan Irvine in action against Daniel Asenov of Bulgaria in the Olympic qualifying event. Photo: Inpho

Though back to winning ways Katie Taylor will nonetheless be stung by her defeat at the Rio Olympic qualifying event in Turkey. Her win over Svetland (...)

David Oliver Joyce has qualified for thr Rio Olympics. Photograph: Inpho

David Oliver Joyce has become the sixth Irish boxer to book his place at the Rio Olympics after he beat home favourite Volkan Gockek on points in Turk(...)

Ireland’s Brendan Irvine celebrates after winning his box-off against Bulgaria’s   Daniel Asenov in Turkey and qualify for the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph:  Ilyas Gun/Inpho

Ireland’s Brendan Irvine has qualified for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after a unanimous decision win over Bulgaria’s Daniel Asenov at the Eur(...)

Michael O’Reilly on his way to beating Athy’s John Joyce to book his place in national final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Michael O’Reilly will not allow his international success to distract him from his domestic duties as he chases a third Irish middleweight title in a(...)

Steven Donnelly has qualified for the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Getty

Welterweight Steven Donnelly is on his way to Brazil next summer after it was announced he has achieved a quota place for the Rio Olympics. The Bally(...)