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#Katie Taylor

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

'No-one will ever come close to him': How Ali's philosophy still guides Katie Taylor

Taylor’s confidence unshaken as she sets her sights on a second Olympic gold medal.

# katie-taylor - Monday 6 June, 2016

The Irish boxing club where a young Conor McGregor learned to fight

Damien Murphy chats to The42 about the prestigious Crumlin Boxing Club.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 26 May, 2016

World's End! Katie Taylor suffers shock defeat in world championship semis

Bronze for Taylor as her bid for a sixth straight world title falls short.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Rio, here I come! Katie Taylor has qualified for the Olympic Games

“Dream come true” as Taylor beats Victoria Torres by unanimous decision.

Kellie Harrington secures AT LEAST a bronze medal with quarter-final win at World Champs

Katie Taylor is the only other Irish woman to have won a World Championship medal.

# katie-taylor - Monday 23 May, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: United sack van Gaal, Connacht mind games and all today's sport

Also, Marc Wilson has been ruled out of this summer’s European Championship due to injury.

Katie Taylor is now just one win away from Olympic qualification

The 2012 gold medallist cruised through her last-16 bout at the World Boxing Championships this afternoon.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Grainne Walsh is one win away from a World Boxing Championship medal

Offaly fighter scored unanimous decision win against Hanna Solecka.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Katie Taylor 2 wins away from Rio after convincing start to World Championships

The Bray boxer must reach the semi-finals in Astana.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Will Katie qualify for the Olympics? All eyes on Taylor as World Championships begin

Cavan’s Ceire Smith lost on the opening day in Astana.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 14 May, 2016

‘Female athletes are having to take pay cuts to go professional’

Sarah Shephard speaks to The42 about the challenges facing women in sport.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Katie Taylor bounces back from shock defeat with typically dominant performance

Attention now turns to next month’s world championships.

# katie-taylor - Friday 15 April, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Katie slumps to shock defeat, Man City draw Real and today's sport

Elsewhere, Connacht, Munster and Ulster name their teams for this weekend’s Pro12 games.

'It wasn't my day,' admits disappointed Katie Taylor

The Bray native was stunned after suffering her first defeat since 2011 earlier this afternoon.

Katie Taylor suffers first loss since 2011 and will have to wait to secure Olympic place

The Bray boxer must now compete at the World Championships in Astana to qualify for this summer’s Games.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Katie Taylor on the brink of Olympic qualification, Darren O'Neill goes out at the quarter-finals

The 2012 gold medallist came through her European Olympic qualifying quarter-final in Turkey and there were mixed fortunes for the rest of Team Ireland.

# katie-taylor - Monday 11 April, 2016

Katie Taylor wins on a good day for Ireland at the Olympic boxing qualifiers

Four Irish fighters took a step closer to Rio today.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

These 9 Irish boxers will be fighting for Olympic qualification next month

Irish squad training in Italy ahead of European Olympic qualifier in Turkey.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Billy Walsh sets USA on their way as all three of his team are fancied to qualify for Rio

Lightweight Mikaela Mayer has emerged as a credible Olympic rival to Katie Taylor, while old foe Adriana Araujo will represent the host country.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

42 of the most talented current Irish female athletes

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most accomplished current stars of Irish sport.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 25 February, 2016

‘You haven’t seen the best of me yet’ – Katie’s burning desire for success still alive

The five-time world champion wants to make more history and add to her legacy in 2016.

‘I’d love to box for a world professional title but I don’t know if that’s going to be after Rio’

The Bray boxer hasn’t ruled out the possibility of turning pro.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Katie Taylor claims second win in as many nights against old foe Underwood

The world number one faced the former Pan American champion in Tralee.

# katie-taylor - Friday 19 February, 2016

Katie Taylor claims victory in first fight of 2016 ahead of Underwood bout

The Olympic champion won by unanimous decision against Serbia’s Jelina Jelic in Cork tonight.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 31 January, 2016

‘Choosing to represent Ireland at the Olympics was a no-brainer for me’

Tori Pena chats to The42 on dual nationality, ‘cracking under pressure’ and her hopes for Rio 2016.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

One of Katie Taylor’s biggest rivals is coming to fight her in Tralee next month Road To Rio This post contains videos

One of Katie Taylor’s biggest rivals is coming to fight her in Tralee next month

Queen Underwood confirmed as part of Taylor’s preparations for Olympic qualifiers.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

# katie-taylor - Friday 27 November, 2015

Katie Taylor makes no mistake to win her first national final

She defeated Shauna O’Keeffe tonight at the National Stadium.

Katie Taylor will have a new coach in her corner during Irish title fight

However, her father Pete will return in time for the Olympics.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

O’Neill piles on the pounds in heavyweight mission to reach Rio

Olympian has put on two stone of ‘good weight’ ahead of Irish title defence.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Katie Taylor managing hand injury ahead of first-ever Irish title fight

The Bray woman is set to take on Clonmel’s Shauna O’Keeffe at the National Stadium.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Andy Lee’s fight is set for Manchester in October now, according to Frank Warren

It’s Manchester in October, he says.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Katie Taylor has pulled out of fighting at Thomond Park next month

An agreement between the fight promoters and the Bray boxer couldn’t be reached.

# katie-taylor - Friday 31 July, 2015

Katie Taylor added to the undercard for Andy Lee’s title fight at Thomond Park

The top female boxer in the world will fight at the home of Munster rugby on 19 September.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 26 July, 2015

# katie-taylor - Saturday 25 July, 2015

‘It’s only a joke – Katie Taylor’s a very, very good fighter’: Billy Joe Saunders says sorry

Andy Lee’s opponent in the upcoming bout for the WBO middleweight title made sexist comments earlier this week.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Billy Joe Saunders: ‘Women are for cooking, cleaning and sex…They shouldn’t box’

Andy Lee’s upcoming opponent has made some outrageous comments about Katie Taylor and women’s boxing.

Andy Lee still hopeful Katie Taylor will appear on Thomond undercard

The decision is out of the Olympic gold medallist’s hands.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 5 July, 2015

‘Ireland can be the number one boxing nation in the world’

Michael O’Reilly’s coach, Pat Ryan, chats to The42 about Irish boxers’ success at the European Games and running for the IABA Presidency.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Where could McGregor vs. Mendes rank among the greatest Irish fights of all time?

McGregor headlines the UFC 189 in Las Vegas next weekend.

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