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 Katie Taylor dominated Swede Agnes Alexiusson. Photograph: Eric Luke

Katie Taylor more than anyone in the Barys Arena knows this was just the first step in a grand plan that goes beyond the World Championships and quali(...)

European Games 2015: Women’s 57-60kg semi-finals  where Ireland’s Katie Taylor (Blue) lands a blow on Yana Alekseevna of Azerbaija

If Katie Taylor had to pick the strangest city to defend her world title and look towards a record sixth consecutive championship, she may have chosen(...)

Christina Desmond takes a selfie of member of   IABA High Performance squad including Ceire Smith, Grainne Walsh, Michaela Walsh, Kelly Harrington and  Katie Taylor. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The name Nouchka Fontijn will mean nothing to most people. She is the Dutch European champion middleweight boxer and ranked at number two in the worl(...)

Katie Taylor reacts as Yana Alekseevna of Azerbaijan celebrates victory in their European Olympics qualifier semi-final in Samsun, Turkey. Photograph: Ilyas Gun/Anadolu Agency

It’s is not the end of the road to Rio for Katie Taylor, with another qualifying event available in the world championships next month. But her defeat(...)

Katie Taylor is among the boxers competing in Samsun, Turkey. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/INPHO

Irish boxing’s bid to improve the numbers of the team to travel to Rio in August begins on Saturday in Samsun, Turkey. Six male and three female box(...)

Jack Kennedy Horse racing Still only 16, the young Kerry man has been quicker making a name for himself as a jumps jockey than anyone in recent time(...)

David Conway, Director of National Sport Campus, John Treacy, Chief Executive of Sport Ireland, Pascal Donohoe TD, Minster for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Kieran Mulvey, Chair of Sport Ireland and Gary Keegan, Director of the Irish Institute of Sport at the new High Performance Training Centre in Abbotstown. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A phrase of former US president Ronald Reagan – that peace had broken out – seemed apt yesterday for Sport Ireland and the Irish Amateur Boxing Associ(...)

All with their world championship medals, Michael O’Reilly with his son MJ, Michael Conlon with his daughter Luisne and Joe Ward. Photograph: Inpho

It was a year of upheaval; a year of boxing again rising to the ever growing demand for medals and looking at the world as a place it can do business (...)

The Sport and Sponsorship Sentiment Index: the research was carried out between December 10th and 15th. Presumably, this accounts for Conor McGregor’s one-punch knockout of Jose Aldo not making it into the top-five most memorable moments of the year

In the end, the biggest surprise in the annual the PSG Sport and Sponsorship Sentiment Index announced on Thursday was that Shane Long’s goal against (...)

Philips Manager of the Year award winners  Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill with  Philips MD Cel O’Reilly. Photograph: Morgan Treacy

Without it being groundbreaking, there’s some symmetry to the O’Neills sharing the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award. At the 33rd instalment of(...)

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