A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Light-heavyweight Joe Ward found out about boxing injustice the hard way when he missed out on the London games but his focus now in only on Rio.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
As a member of An Garda Síochána, perhaps it is in Adam Nolan’s nature to remain circumspect when faced with allegations of a robbery, but his magnanimous approach to the questionable split decision awarded against him at the World Championships last night was admirable nonetheless.
Thu, 08 Oct, 2015
Irish plans for the Olympic Games in Rio have been ongoing since early this year, according to the Irish Sports Council’s performance director Finbarr Kirwan.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2012
It was generally accepted that boxing took a step backwards in Trabzon when teenage sensation, Joe Ward, was dumped out of the Olympic qualifying tournament on the back of what was a dreadful decision that robbed the 2012 Olympic Games of one of the best boxers in the world.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2012
Katie Taylor arrives in London today — well in advance of her bid for Olympic glory, which begins on August 5 when she will enter the inaugural women’s boxing tournament at the quarter-final stages, with a guaranteed bronze medal for the winner.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2012
Twitter and Facebook are out of bounds for the Irish Olympic boxing squad during the Olympic Games.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2012
HIGH performance coach Billy Walsh has underscored his belief that all six of Ireland’s boxing team can come home with medals from the Olympics in London.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2012
Goodness gracious, great squalls of friar... holy man Alessandro Brustenghi has become the first friar in the world to land a major record deal.
Tue, 22 May, 2012
Spanish rider Joaquin Rodriguez triumphed in Assisi at the climax to stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia as he moved into the pink jersey position.
Tue, 15 May, 2012
WHEN the high octane meeting of the IABA’s Boxing Council ended on Saturday at the National Stadium one was left wondering how the paranoia had been allowed to fester during the previous week’s tournament in Dublin.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2011
THE Boxing Council of the IABA will meet at 11am today to select a team for the World Championships while the boxers settle into their training camp in Assisi alongside Olympic hopefuls from Italy, Ukraine and Azerbaijan.
Sat, 20 Aug, 2011
HIGH Performance Coach Billy Walsh will travel to a training camp in Assisi, Italy tomorrow with 16 boxers after failing in his bid to have Saturday’s meeting of the IABA’s Central Council brought forward to select the team for the World Championships.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2011
THE IABA last night admitted there are no plans to bring forward a Central Council meeting to ratify the team for the world boxing championships.
Tue, 16 Aug, 2011
KENNY EGAN booked his place on Irish team for the World Championships in Baku with a 13-5 victory over Antrim heavyweight Stephen Ward, in the finals of the box-off on Saturday.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2011
THE Central Council meeting to select the team for the World Championships, scheduled for next Saturday, could be brought forward after the IABA issued a statement responding to the selection controversy.
Sat, 13 Aug, 2011
THE reputed head of a 14th-century Italian saint was sold for €3,500 at an auction in Co Meath yesterday.
Mon, 30 May, 2011
The record speed of Pope John Paul II’s beatification has raised questions, even from some supporters, about whether the Vatican should first answer lingering concerns about the flaws of his papacy.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
CALLING homes after the names of saints, places of pilgrimage and even honeymoon destinations is so 1960s — and, for the most part the names have stuck, up on house pillars and walls, proudly displayed in marble, brass or wood.
Sat, 05 Mar, 2011
AMANDA KNOX has been given a large bag of Christmas presents by shopkeepers from a town near her prison, her mother said yesterday.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2009
A powerful earthquake struck central Italy this morning, killing at least 20 people, collapsing buildings and leaving thousands of people homeless, officials and news reports said.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2009
A group of pilgrims will follow in the footsteps of martyrs and saints during a 10 day trip to Rome and Assisi.
Sat, 12 Aug, 2006
Italian authorities arrested a priest today and accused him of repeatedly abusing about 20 children from his parish south of Rome over more than a decade.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2006
Brothers and sisters, do not be afraid to welcome Christ and accept his power ... Open wide the doors for Christ. To his saving power open the boundaries of states, economic and political systems, the vast fields of culture, civilisation and development.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2005
Pope John Paul II was responding well to treatment after being taken to a Rome hospital with breathing problems brought on by the flu, the Vatican said.
Thu, 03 Feb, 2005
IF you had a spare €200,000 lying around the bank account and thought it could make a handy little earner with a bit of prudent investment, what would you do with it?
Fri, 06 Feb, 2004
Pope John Paul today described his great relief over the end of the 39-day siege and the resumption of religious services at Bethlehem’s Nativity church.
Sun, 12 May, 2002
Religious leaders from around the world have joined the pope to pray for peace and proclaim that religion must never be used to justify violence.
Thu, 24 Jan, 2002