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# aiba - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Katie Taylor opens defence of World title with convincing win in South Korea

The Bray woman overpowered and outclassed Valerian Spicer in Jeju.

# aiba - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Quigley advances as Conlan and McCarthy bow out of World Championships

After stepping up in weight, Belfast fighter Conlan was philosophical about his exit in Almaty.

# aiba - Friday 12 April, 2013

WATCH LIVE: Donegal’s Willie McLaughlin fights in the WSB semi-finals

McLaughlin takes on Ukranian middleweight Ievgenii Barabanov later this evening — and you can watch it here.

# aiba - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Katie Taylor named ‘Women’s Boxing Ambassador’ by governing body

The honour caps a remarkable year for the 26-year-old boxer from Bray.

# aiba - Thursday 6 December, 2012

World Youth Championships: Walker forced to settle for bronze

The Lisburn flyweight was beaten 14-12 in his semi-final by England’s Oliver Simpson.

# aiba - Monday 5 November, 2012

Ward breaks back into world top 10

Katie Taylor remains the undisputed world number one in the latest AIBA boxing rankings for October.

# aiba - Friday 19 October, 2012

Joy as ‘iconic’ Taylor commits to Olympic defence

The Irish Sports Council are “delighted” that Katie Taylor has agreed to remain as an amateur in the hope of further Olympic glory at Rio 2016.

# aiba - Thursday 18 October, 2012

Rio, here we come! Katie Taylor confirms that she will stay amateur

Katie Taylor hopes to defend her Olympic gold medal in Rio after confirming this morning that she will not turn professional.

# aiba - Monday 15 October, 2012

John Joe still in talks with amateur boxing bosses

Olympic silver medallist John Joe Nevin is considering all options, despite announcing his decision to turn professional with Amir Khan’s stable.

# aiba - Saturday 11 August, 2012

BBC sued over boxing ‘cash for medals’ allegation

The broadcaster last night repeated claims that the AIBA accepted a $10M bribe to arrange gold medals for Azerbaijan.

# aiba - Saturday 5 May, 2012

2012 Olympics: O’Neill relaxed and ready for the challenge ahead

Irish Olympic boxer Darren O’Neill talks to about his preparations for London and how he very nearly gave it all up four years ago.

# aiba - Thursday 19 April, 2012

O’Neill: Ward will be back in 2016, but the clock is ticking for Joyce

Olympic boxing hopeful Darren O’Neill has been keeping a close eye on his fellow countrymen at this week’s final qualifying tournament in Trabzon, Turkey.

# aiba - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Joyce, Barnes move one fight closer to London 2012

David Oliver Joyce and Paddy Barnes are just one bout away from Olympic qualification after wins in Trabzon today.

# aiba - Thursday 24 November, 2011

Boxing bosses row back on Olympic skirt proposals

The AIBA have said that female fighters will not be forced to wear skirts in the ring at next summer’s Olympic Games.

# aiba - Friday 28 October, 2011

Female boxers should wear skirts, says Federation

Dr. Ching-Kuo Wu, president of the International Boxing Association, says people “can’t tell the difference between the men and women” in the ring.

# aiba - Friday 23 September, 2011

Azerbaijan accused of splashing $9m to buy boxing gold at 2012 Olympics

Olympic boxing once again in the spotlight over corruption allegations, as the International Amateur Boxing Association deny any wrongdoing.

The Morning Score: Friday

TGIF – here’s all the sports news you need to know as we head into the weekend.

# aiba - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Boxing “a corrupt sport at times,” says Taylor

Three-time World Amateur Champion talks about her recent defeat in Bulgaria and her Olympic ambitions.

# aiba - Friday 11 February, 2011

Fight Night: Irish boxing elite ready to defend crowns

Egan, Joyce, Nevin and Taylor all in action as the National Boxing Championships kick off this weekend.