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Thursday 9 July, 2020

'I intend to leave no doubt' - Taylor and Persoon confirmed for rematch of controversial 2019 classic

The Irish icon and Belgian great will meet again in an eagerly anticipated repeat-or-revenge clash on 22 August.

Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Katie Taylor set for surprise rematch versus rival Persoon in Eddie Hearn's garden

A sequel to their June 2019 classic at Madison Square Garden, during which Taylor emerged as a controversial winner, is in the works.

Saturday 4 July, 2020

Those who choose to cover their eyes will have no excuse when they're on the wrong side of boxing history

So many boxing figures performatively take the moral high ground when it comes to the sanctity of human life – until doing so might inconvenience them personally.

Tuesday 30 June, 2020

All-Ireland champions to clash as draw is made for Galway SFC group stage

Senior champions Corofin and Intermediate champions Oughterard will meet during the preliminary stage of their county championship.

Katie Taylor demands 'no more excuses', which is all she usually gets from Amanda Serrano

A tweet from Taylor sparked an online war of words between Serrano, Eddie Hearn and Lou DiBella, and female boxing’s biggest fight now looks unlikely.

Monday 29 June, 2020

MTK Global CEO Vaughan steps down to be replaced by company president Yalen

Sandra Vaughan, who purchased the company in 2017, has stepped away during what she described as ‘transitional phase in the business’.

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Daniel Kinahan to step away from boxing, claims MTK president

Bob Yalen has alleged that the backlash against Kinahan stems from ‘the hearsay testimony of biased parties’.

Sunday 28 June, 2020

Local rivals kept apart in FA Cup semi-final draw

Manchester United will face Chelsea, while Arsenal will square off with either Manchester City or Newcastle.

Heavyweight contender Jarrell 'Big Baby' Miller fails yet another drug test

Miller also failed three tests ahead of his subsequently cancelled bout with Anthony Joshua last year.

Friday 26 June, 2020

Donovan gets the chance he has craved as he lands big fight on Sky Sports

Ireland’s James Tennyson will also fight on one of Matchroom’s ‘Fight Camp’ shows, while there may be room yet for Jason Quigley to feature.

Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Kinahan slips back into boxing's shadows but questions remain for key players in the sport

Daniel Kinahan will remain a highly influential figure in boxing but for now, his real dream seems to be over.

Friday 19 June, 2020

'Say, if one of us has a bad result, you don't want to talk about football until you're ready'

Arsenal’s Katie McCabe and former West Ham striker Ruesha Littlejohn discuss life as a football-playing couple before and during lockdown.

Saturday 13 June, 2020

Kinahan's attempt to take centre stage goes wrong with Fury-Joshua announcement

With his ongoing PR campaign, Daniel Kinahan has managed to attract more of exactly the type of attention he was hoping to avoid.

Thursday 4 June, 2020

Cricket gets provisional go-ahead for club training to resume in Phase 2 of government roadmap

Cricket Ireland have been granted provisional approval for a return to group training pending the implementation of two key requirements.

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Monday 1 June, 2020

German FA forced to investigate player protests despite words of support from 'proud' president

DFB president Fritz Keller expressed his admiration for the players, but the association’s hand will be forced due to its adherence to IFAB rules.

Friday 29 May, 2020

Adeolokun, Leader and McKeon among 12 departures confirmed by Connacht

The trio represented the province over 320 times between them, with Adeolokun earning an Irish cap in 2016.

Wednesday 27 May, 2020

GAA putting together roadmap towards reopening pitches 'in a safe way', says director general

Tom Ryan also confirmed that the GAA still intend to stage Cúl Camps this summer, pending advice from relevant authorities.

Dundalk assistant among the new faces as Kenny makes three additions to Ireland backroom team

Dundalk assistant head coach Ruaidhri Higgins will leave the League of Ireland champions and is among three appointments confirmed by the FAI this evening.

Thursday 21 May, 2020

Kildare world-title challenger Hogan appoints Irish boxing legend McCullough as new trainer

The Brisbane-based Kilcullen native will train from McCullough’s American quarters ahead of significant potential fights on US soil.

Wednesday 20 May, 2020

'Who'd have thought two guys from Smithborough would have Freddie Roach standing in their corner?'

Three ‘ordinary human beings’ from Monaghan have added a boxing legend to their arsenal as they try to do something extraordinary halfway across the world.

Monday 11 May, 2020

Serrano preparing to face four people - 'the three judges and Katie Taylor' - in women's superfight

‘Whatever she brings, I’ll be able to bring it harder,’ said the seven-time world champion from Puerto Rico.

Sunday 10 May, 2020

Horan: GAA resumption unlikely while social distancing remains in place

‘I would hate to think as an organisation that we would have made a decision that would have cost any family a member of their family,’ the GAA president told The Sunday Game.

Thursday 7 May, 2020

Sunday Game to return this weekend with guests including GAA president John Horan

A classic game from both hurling and football will be among the topics of conversation this Sunday night.

Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Carlow footballer confirms he has received 4-year ban for anti-doping violation

‘I did not intentionally take any banned substance,’ said Carlow footballer Ray Walker in a statement released on Tuesday evening.

Monday 27 April, 2020

'Here I am at the Olympics, halfway through the 1st round, and I'm thinking: 'What the 'f*** is going on?''

Ireland’s only boxer at the 2000 Olympics, Cork’s Michael Roche, reveals why his 16-year dream turned into a nightmare, and how it followed him home from Sydney.

Saturday 25 April, 2020

'Do It For Dan' organisers believe they have reached their €2.1m goal to fund treatment for Laois boy

The gigantic sum has been raised within just 50 days and, if the target has indeed been met, it will allow one-year-old Laois boy Dan Donoher to receive potentially life-saving treatment.

Tuesday 14 April, 2020

A friend recommends: Andy Lee on reading 'Infinite Jest' and what he's watching on TV

The former middleweight world champ is finally getting stuck into a ‘behemoth’ of a novel, and is watching Ozark on Netflix with his wife, Maud.

Officially postponed: Inter-county championships unlikely before July 'at the earliest', confirm GAA

The GAA also confirmed that there remains an intention to finish the 2020 Allianz Leagues, or at the very least fixtures that pertain to promotion and relegation ahead of 2021.

Tuesday 7 April, 2020

'I can't even describe it, really, the sh** I've been dealt over the past year and a half'

Brendan Irvine sheds light on his fightback, Kevin McManamon’s quick thinking in London, and John Conlan being a dark horse on Call of Duty.

Monday 6 April, 2020

Shields believes Serrano's 'god-given power' will see her past Taylor in superfight

Claressa Shields predicts Amanda Serrano v Katie Taylor will work out 60:40 in the Puerto Rican’s favour.

Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'I feel like my whole life has been in quarantine' - Taylor working from home ahead of new fight date

‘I said to my family: ‘You realise you’ve already been in isolation so much when you have to go into quarantine and nothing about your personal life changes.”

Monday 30 March, 2020

Saunders has licence suspended while his promoter Hearn admits he was 'appalled' by video

Eddie Hearn slammed his fighter’s video which made light of domestic violence, saying: ‘It’s one step forward, four steps back with Billy Joe Saunders.’

Saturday 28 March, 2020

The Dagenham Yanks, Christy Ring's role in Charlton Athletic's history, and 100 years of London's McCurtains

Founded in the wake of Cork Lord Mayor Tomás Mac Curtain’s murder at the hands of the RIC, the club once played Christy Ring and Cork’s three-in-a-row winners in front of 10,000 fans, including the mayor and mayoress of Dagenham.

Hearn to donate 200 tickets for every boxing show to UK's NHS workers

For a year after boxing resumes, 200 tickets for every Matchroom show will be reserved for NHS staff, who will be able to attend for free.

Former Roscommon footballer Conor Connelly passes away aged 44 RIP

Former Roscommon footballer Conor Connelly passes away aged 44

A scorer for the Rossies during their 2001 Connacht final triumph against Mayo, Connelly leaves behind his wife and three children.

Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Katie Taylor's showdown with Amanda Serrano set to be postponed

Confirmation will be made this week, with promoter Eddie Hearn set to hit pause on all boxing events until the summer at least.

Thursday 19 March, 2020

Sport Ireland to scale back athlete drug-testing but not 'ruling it out completely by any means'

Dr Una May says the organisation will follow statutory guidelines while continuing to test athletes in certain cases despite the restrictive circumstances.

Irish internationals donate €25,000 to League of Ireland players affected by coronavirus shutdown

James McClean, Enda Stevens and Kevin Long were among the clients of Graham Barrett’s company, Integrity Sports, to make the gesture.

Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Tractors, hypnotists, and 'what are we doing in a cowshed?' - Sky Sports in Millstreet, 25 years on

Sky Sports’ head of boxing recalls Steve Collins’ 1995 upset win over Chris Eubank, and the local businessman who became ‘the star of the show’.

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