Thu, 03 Nov, 2016
Only five medallists from Beijing have survived as the Olympic boxing tournament in London reaches the semi-finals and two of those will face each other today (1.30pm) when the defending light flyweight champion Shiming Zou will face Ireland’s Paddy Barnes for a third time.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2012
Michael Conlan watched Paddy Barnes win the bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Beijing four years ago and, last night, he heaped pressure on his fellow Belfast man by claiming a bronze medal for himself at London 2012, Barnes boxing for his second bronze tonight.
Wed, 08 Aug, 2012
CUBAN heavyweight Jose Larduet Gomez, issued a warning to Ireland’s Olympic silver medallist, Kenny Egan, when he stopped Lubos Valecky (Czech Republic) two minutes and 20 seconds into the first round of his preliminary bout at the World boxing championships in Baku yesterday.
Tue, 27 Sep, 2011
AS THE official anthem of Kazakhstan began to fade, the unofficial anthem of Ireland began to pound out from a corner of the Workers’ Gymnasium in the minutes before Kenny Egan took the ring for yesterday’s Olympic Light Heavyweight gold medal bout.
Mon, 25 Aug, 2008