Mira Potkonen

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 Katie Taylor at her team hotel ahead of her semi-final bout against China’s Jinhua Yin tomorrow in the  2014 AIBA Elite Women’s World Boxing Championships, Jeju, Korea. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

The world number two Sofya Ochigava pulls out, the world number four Junhua Yin steps in. But Katie Taylor’s world doesn’t change. Her World Ch(...)

Michaela Walsh: “I lost on a split decision when I was clearly the most dominant boxer and knocked her down in the last round. Boxing can be cruel.” Photo: Ian McNicol/Inpho

The Irish team in Korea has now been whittled away to just Katie Taylor, who boxed her quarter-final early this morning against Olympic silver medall(...)

Ireland’s Katie Taylor lands a big right on Finland’s Mira Potkonen during their women’s 60kg last 16 bout at the  2014 AIBA Elite Women’s World Boxing Championships in Jeju, Korea. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Showing her bloody-minded streak in the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju, Katie Taylor decided to go off message. Late in the afternoon session the defending w(...)

So, how many of you vowed never to watch sport on telly again after the All Greens had victory pilfered from them at the death in Lansdowne last week,(...)

 Katie Taylor applauds the crowd at the end of the fight against Mira Potkonen. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Rarely have big ideas like ‘The Road to Rio’ encompassed domestic courtesies such as Saturday. Katie Taylor walked from her house in Bray up to the Ba(...)

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