Michael Conlan lost a highly contentious decision to Vladimir Nikitin at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Michael Conlan will face his Olympic Games nemesis Vladimir Nikitin at Belfast’s Féile an Phobail festival on August 3rd. The Russian boxer was at th(...)

French newspaper Le Monde has claimed further evidence of corruption in the Rio 2016 boxing tournament. Photograph: Getty Images

As the international boxing association (AIBA) continues to struggle with controversy and convincing the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of its (...)

Michael Conlan celebrates his victory over Ruben Garcia Hernandez at Madison Square Garden. Photograph: Emily Harney/Inpho

Former amateur world champion Michael Conlan comfortably defeated Mexico City’s Ruben Garcia Hernandez at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theatre on Sund(...)

Katie Taylor: barring defeat at the hands of Rose Volante, she will meet Belgium’s WBC champion Delfine Persoon in  a unification bout.   Photograph: Emily Harney/Inpho

There is an additional imperative for Katie Taylor beyond claiming her third world title belt in Philadelphia on Friday night (Saturday morning Irish (...)

Michael Conlan cekebrates his win over Tim Ibarra at Madison Square Garden on St Patrick’s Day 2017. Photograph: Tom Hogan/Inpho

Not far from Epsom Downs Racecourse, Irish featherweight boxer Michael Conlan sits in his rented accommodation and reflects on his transient lifestyle(...)

Michael Conlan talks at a press conference ahead of his fight against Brazilian Adeilson Dos Santos in Belfast on Saturday night. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho/Presseye

The Olympic Games continue to play on the mind of Ireland’s only male amateur world champion Michael Conlan. The Belfast featherweight’s homecoming (...)

AIBA president Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, left, with Katie Taylor and former OCI president Pat Hickey. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

The president of amateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, is set to be ousted from his position with instability and financial turmoil growing at the or(...)

Michael  Conlan: “AIBA cheats, they’re f**king cheats. That’s me, I’ll never box for AIBA again, they’re cheating b****rds, they’re paying everybody. I don’t give a f**k for cursing on TV.” Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Riocentro, Rio, August 16th Michael Conlan’s Olympic dream dies in Rio Rio seemed like a chain reaction of disappointments with two sharp encouragi(...)

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(...)

The Irish Olympic team arrived back in to Dublin airport on Wednesday from Rio. Boxers Paddy Barnes (far right) and Michael Conlon. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

An unrepentant Michael Conlan defended his expletive-laden outburst following his controversial Olympic boxing defeat as Team Ireland arrived home on (...)

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