Klitschko reveals escape from boat fire

Former world champion is fine, as are his family and friends.

More

Bolger looks to scupper Walsh’s European dream

Germany head coach Eddie Bolger won’t have any divided loyalties as he looks to put one over his native Ireland at the European Games boxing tournament in Minsk.

MORE

Three out of five not bad for Ireland’s boxers in Minsk

Ireland enjoyed seeing three boxing medal hopes progress on Day 4 of the European Games in Minsk – but Dean Gardiner and Kieran Molloy have bowed out at the hands of experienced Eastern European hard men.

MORE

Nevin, McGivern and Buckley continue Ireland’s positive boxing run at European Games

Unanimous points victories for Michael Nevin, James McGivern and Regan Buckley have continued Ireland’s positive boxing run at the European Games in Minsk – but heavyweight Tony Browne is out.

MORE

Irish boxers to enter the ring at European Games today

Boxing, cycling, judo and shooting are occupying Irish thoughts on day two of the European Games in Minsk.

MORE

Andy Lee says protege Paddy Donovan ‘can go all the way’

Andy Lee says a return to boxing’s frontline was too hard to turn down because he believes new protege Paddy Donovan has all the ingredients to win a world title.

MORE

Boxing: Eric Donovan leads Irish invasion of York Hall

Eric Donovan is hoping to take the home of British boxing by storm when he faces Nicaraguan knock-out specialist Moise Mojica in an ‘The Irish Invasion’ event in London’s York Hall on Saturday night.

MORE

Frank Warren set for talks with Tyson Fury over Deontay Wilder rematch

The 30-year-old stopped the previously-undefeated Tom Schwarz inside two rounds in Las Vegas.

MORE

In Pictures: Tyson Fury v Tom Schwarz

The Gypsy King fulfilled a lifelong ambition to fight in Sin City.

MORE

Tyson Fury eases to victory over Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas

Germany’s Schwarz was stopped in the second round.

MORE

Fury hints at ring rust ahead of Las Vegas debut

The 30-year-old has not fought since his draw with Deontay Wilder last December.

MORE

Tyson Fury claims Anthony Joshua is ‘finished’

Joshua suffered a shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr on June 1.

MORE

Amanda Serrano preferred option for Katie Taylor ‘super fight’

Not lost in the folly of the Shane Ross airport pageantry was that Katie Taylor’s lust for the limelight could scarcely compare less.

MORE

Khan ‘stupid’ not to take £7million purse for fighting in changing Saudi Arabia

Pakistani Khan will fight Indian Neeraj Goyat in a country Amnesty International claims has an “abysmal” human rights record.

MORE

Serrano super-fight could come before Persoon rematch for Taylor

Katie Taylor and her team say a rematch with Delfine Persoon is very much in their plans, though a deal is preliminarily in place for a fight with Amanda Serrano later this year.

MORE

Bray homecoming organised for Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor will be honoured with a homecoming event in Bray on Friday.

MORE

Returning champ Taylor says Persoon rematch ‘inevitable’

Belt-laden Katie Taylor believes that a rematch with Belgium’s Delfine Persoon is inevitable

MORE

Anthony Joshua to fight Andy Ruiz Jr in rematch later this year

The Briton suffered a shock first defeat of his career in New York on Saturday.

MORE

Katie Taylor: Rematch 'inevitable' after close call against Delfine Persoon

Ireland’s undisputed lightweight world champion Katie Taylor says a rematch with her beaten opponent is “inevitable” given the close nature of her victory last weekend.

MORE

Katie Taylor homecoming: Twitter reacts to undisputed champion of the political photobomb, Shane Ross

Just as Katie Taylor dodged and weaved her way to becoming an undisputed world champion, Shane Ross has dodged and weaved his way to becoming the undisputed champion of the political photobomb.

MORE

Watch: Undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor returns triumphantly to Ireland

Katie Taylor, the undisputed lightweight world champion, has returned home to Ireland.

MORE

Close call but Katie merited verdict, says dad Pete

Pete Taylor believes his daughter deserved to have her hand raised in victory against Delfine Persoon in New York last Saturday night, but he admitted it was a close call.

MORE

How boxing’s heavyweight division looks in wake of Joshua defeat

Anthony Joshua suffered a surprise defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr on Saturday night.

MORE

Anthony Joshua becomes latest victim of so-called Drake curse after defeat

Athletes pictured with the musician have fallen foul of defeat shortly after.

MORE

Promoter Eddie Hearn plans to lure Andy Ruiz Jr to UK for Anthony Joshua rematch

The new IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight champion caused one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight history on Saturday night.

MORE

History achieved but Taylor fails to silence doubters in New York

As Katie Taylor sat on her stool before the start of the 10th and final round of this historic encounter with fellow champion Delfine Persoon, her eyes appeared to stare straight through Ross Enamait.

MORE

Joshua pledges to ‘beat up’ Ruiz in rematch after shock defeat

The British heavyweight lost his world titles in a stunning upset in New York.

MORE

Anthony Joshua loses world heavyweight titles in shock defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr

It is being deemed one of the biggest shocks in the history of heavyweight boxing.

MORE

Katie Taylor becomes undisputed lightweight champion after all-action classic against Delfine Persoon

Katie Taylor became undisputed lightweight champion after receiving a razor-thin majority decision against Delfine Persoon in a contest which will go down as a genuine watershed moment for women's boxing.

MORE

Wilder suggests Fury rematch is ‘officially on’

The pair’s December clash in Los Angeles finished in a draw.

MORE

Another giant leap on Katie’s journey to boxing immortality

Katie Taylor has never been one for braggadocio but things have felt a little bit different during this, her fourth straight fight week on America’s east coast.

MORE

Delfine Persoon: ‘I had to take my holiday for this fight’

She may be about to compete in one of the most significant women’s boxing matches in history, but Delfine Persoon had to take annual leave just to be here.

MORE

Taylor: I didn’t expect to be making this much money

Not long after she had dropped and stopped the previously undefeated Rose Volante in Philadelphia, dispossessing her of the WBO lightweight title in the process, Katie Taylor received a message from the 36-year-old Brazilian.

MORE

Katie Taylor believes victory in New York will be ‘pinnacle’ of her career

Taylor has won five world titles, six European titles and Olympic gold.

MORE

Andy Ruiz Jr inspired by Mexican greats ahead of Anthony Joshua showdown

The 29-year-old is motivated by the success of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez.

MORE

Deontay Wilder announces Luis Ortiz rematch

Wilder beat Cuban fighter Ortiz by knockout in March 2018.

MORE

Katie Taylor ready to banish Rio regrets but admits it 'will always hurt'

The slight figure of Katie Taylor, running up and down the snow-covered streets, has become a fixture in the obscure Connecticut town of Vernon.

MORE

Andy Ruiz Jr ready “to make history” with shock defeat of Anthony Joshua

The Mexican feels he has learned from the only loss on his 33-fight record when he was beaten on points by Joseph Parker

MORE

IOC to safeguard boxing at Tokyo Olympics - but suspend governing body

The International Olympic Committee announced the safeguarding of boxing at next year's Tokyo Games but its executive board has recommended the suspension of the International Boxing Association.

MORE

Fury predicts Wilder rematch will take place next spring

The heavyweights fought out a controversial draw in Los Angeles in December.

MORE

Deontay Wilder targets Anthony Joshua after knockout win over Dominic Breazeale

The American sent Breazeale crashing to the canvas just two minutes and 17 seconds into the first rounds.

MORE

Billy Joe Saunders wins WBO title with impressive points win

Billy Joe Saunders became a two-weight world champion after he defeated Shefat Isufi last night.

MORE

Fury and Whyte insist fight is on

The World Boxing Council last week ordered they fight in a final eliminator to challenge WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.

MORE

Carl Frampton coming to America in August

The 32-year-old had considered retirement following December’s shock defeat by Josh Warrington but he will return to the ring later this year.

MORE

Anthony Joshua to face Andy Ruiz Jr in United States debut

Joshua was set to face Jarrell Miller before the American reportedly failed multiple drug tests.

MORE

Ortiz will not be Joshua’s next opponent, says promoter

Joshua is looking for a new challenger to replace Jarrell Miller following his reported failed drugs test.

MORE

Barry McGuigan: You cannot question the courage of Amir Khan

Khan’s corner indicated he could not continue following a low blow in the sixth round.

MORE

Khan insists he is not a quitter after controversial TKO against Terence Crawford

He was stopped in the sixth round after a low blow by Crawford.

MORE

Big profits for Katie Taylor's sports company

Boxing sensation Katie Taylor is sitting on a cash surplus of over €1.5m following another successful year for her company.

MORE

Six contenders to replace Jarrell Miller as Anthony Joshua’s next opponent

Miller was due to fight Joshua in New York on June 1.

MORE

Hearn claims Joshua’s opponent Miller has failed second doping test

Miller said on Thursday he had “never knowingly taken any banned substance”.

MORE

Khan has a fighting chance against Crawford, says trainer Roach

The world’s leading trainer believes Amir Khan can succeed in upsetting Terence Crawford — even though he considers the American the finest fighter in the world.

MORE

Joshua keeps focus despite adverse Miller finding

Business as usual for Anthony as he prepares to make his debut in the United States.

MORE