Gráinne Walsh and the new wave of women boxers

A top soccer prospect in her early days, Gráinne Walsh turned to boxing at 16 and never looked back.

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Obituary: Gabriel Howard, legendary figure in Irish cycling

‘Everybody knew Gaybo the length and breadth of the country and beyond’ - Gabriel Howard, a legendary figure in Irish cycling, passed away earlier this month following a farm accident, writes Paul Fitzpatrick

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Mark Scannell urges Glanmire to grasp opportunity at Celtics

Ambassador UCC Glanmire will have an opportunity to regain outright leadership in the Women’s Super League when they travel to play reigning champions Liffey Celtics tomorrow.

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PaperTalk Extra: Why is the Wales threat underrated and is Mourinho the new Wenger?

Mikie Sheehan and Peter McNamara join Stephen Barry for a packed show previewing a bumper sporting weekend.

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Bandon continue treble pursuit in cup semi-final

Bandon’s drive for a treble continues with their men hot favourites to overcome Ashton in a Munster Senior Cup semi-final.

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Jack Anderson: Did sabotage put Russian curler out in the cold at the Olympics?

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) first began to conduct doping tests on athletes at the 1968 Mexico Olympics.

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Andy Lee hangs up gloves after satisfying title hunger

Andy Lee has announced his retirement from boxing after a much-admired career in both the amateur and pro ranks.

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Ireland equestrian team fall short in Florida

“You don’t win nations cups without jumping clear rounds and we didn’t jump enough of them,” said Michael Blake after he had seen the Irish show jumping team he managed fall short of repeating last year’s success in Ocala, Florida on Sunday evening.

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Katie Taylor vows to unite titles in New York

Katie Taylor has vowed to unify the titles versus Argentina’s Victoria La Leona (The Lioness) Bustos in New York next month

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Jigsaw pieces falling into place for in-form English

For Mark English the 800m is like a jigsaw, and it’s one he’s been trying to piece together for several years, often with varying results.

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Christie ‘desperate’ to keep Olympic dream alive

Elise Christie is “desperate” to overcome an ankle injury to make a final bid for Winter Olympics glory in Pyeongchang.

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