Ciarán Ó Lionáird has hit out at Sport Ireland’s approach to anti-doping after they attempted to test him at his home in Portland, Oregon, yesterday, despite the Cork athlete being retired from the sport.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
Performances in the ring will ultimately dictate whether Bernard Dunne’s remit as Irish amateur boxing’s high performance director is a success but the former world champion has already recorded a pair of notable successes outside the ropes.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
Sat, 24 Oct, 2015
One week on from Michael Conlan’s world championship final win, officials from the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) were last night preparing a defence for the increasing criticism launched at them following the resignation of Billy Walsh.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Tue, 20 Oct, 2015
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association should act ‘quickly and decisively ‘ to resolve Billy Walsh’s future as head coach of Irish boxing’s High Performance Unity, according to Kieran Mulvey, chairman of the Irish Sports Council.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association were last night maintaining a silent stance on Billy Walsh’s future as Irish head coach following speculation that the Wexford man is set to take up a coaching role with the United States’ boxing team.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
Given his rounded experience in the game as player, administrator, legend of Irish football and, in his current role as media personality, someone who can usually be relied upon to offer a thoughtful opinion on the issues of the day, it’s hardly a surprise Niall Quinn is periodically touted as a future chief executive of the FAI.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
With two spectacular cock-ups seeing drugs temporally legalised, and heterosexual marriage nearly outlawed, it was perhaps not the best day for this unlucky and unloved Government to celebrate its fourth anniversary in power, writesy.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
Equestrian: US-based riders get the chance to show off their horsepower to Ireland manager Robert Splaine in today’s $200,000 Furusiyya Nations Cup opener in Ocala, Florida, though Kevin Babington got in early last night when winning the 1.50m grand prix qualifier on Mark Q.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2015
This morning, the chairman of the national hurling review forum will be out coaching Portroe’s Under 16 Camogie team, encouraging each and every player — his daughter included. "In this country, we knock too much," says Tipperary’s All-Ireland-winning coach Liam Sheedy.
Sat, 03 May, 2014