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#Michael O'Reilly

# michael-oreilly - Monday 26 February, 2018

Irish boxer Michael O'Reilly handed four-year ban for doping violation

The ban is backdated to when he failed the test, which means he will be eligible to box again after 10 July 2020.

# michael-oreilly - Friday 19 August, 2016

From Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Ireland had a good Olympics?

Irish stories emanating from Rio have ranged in extremes – from the truly uplifting to the downright disheartening.

# michael-oreilly - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

'I've a calendar with every date he was in camp': John Conlan fights back in O'Reilly row

Conlan insists that disgraced O’Reilly only spent 16 days with camp in the immediate run-up to Rio.

# michael-oreilly - Monday 15 August, 2016

IABA clarify whereabouts of Michael O'Reilly in lead up to Rio Olympics

The Irish boxer was sent home from Brazil after failing a drugs test.

# michael-oreilly - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From "It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games Olympic Games

"It comes back to him at the end of the day" - Boxing community reacts after Michael O'Reilly leaves Olympic Games

Michael O’Reilly is due back in Ireland by Friday after he was sent home from the Olympics.

Irish coaches 'kept in the dark' as Michael O'Reilly sent home in shame

Boxer becomes first Irish athlete to be sent home from the Games for doping violation.

# michael-oreilly - Monday 8 August, 2016

'The fact some of you idiots are on here giving Paddy Barnes stick is f*****g disgraceful'

Michael Conlan and others react to Paddy Barnes’ shock defeat earlier.

'Zero tolerance' for doping, insists Zaur, as Irish boxing team break their silence

Confusion continues as Michael O’Reilly’s drugs appeal expected to be heard early this week.

# michael-oreilly - Sunday 7 August, 2016

'It's old news for us now': O'Reilly drug scandal hasn't affected Ireland's boxers

Strong Irish team won’t be affected, insists Steven Donnelly after registering opening win.

# michael-oreilly - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Michael O'Reilly lodges appeal against provisional suspension for failed doping test

The boxer is due to open his Olympic campaign on Friday.

# michael-oreilly - Friday 5 August, 2016

We'll Leave it There So: Dundalk discover Champions League opponents and today's news

Meanwhile, tomorrow’s All-Ireland double-header at Croke Park is a sell-out.

From 'It’s a chance of a lifetime for them': Shock at Irish boxer's failed drug test Rio 2016

'It’s a chance of a lifetime for them': Shock at Irish boxer's failed drug test

It emerged yesterday that Michael O’Reilly failed a drug test and he is reportedly planning to appeal the results.

'He's effortless in the ring. He has the talent. It's just a problem with his discipline'

Ireland’s boxers can keep their focus as O’Reilly controversy develops, says Kenneth Egan.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Ireland’s Olympic scandal: From medal dreams to a failed drugs test

Michael O’Reilly’s road to Rio was never straightforward but Team Ireland didn’t expect to be here.

Michael O'Reilly doping controversy: what happens next?

Irish boxer indicates that he expects to fight at Rio Olympics as planned.

We'll Leave it There So: Irish boxer fails drug test, Dundalk at the Aviva and all today's sport

Meanwhile, it was a sad day for handball as Michael ‘Ducksy’ Walsh passed away at age of 50.

Mick Dowling on Michael O'Reilly: 'You are responsible for whatever you put into your mouth'

The Portlaoise boxer has been provisionally suspended.

Irish Olympic boxer Michael O'Reilly has failed a doping test

Portlaoise middleweight provisionally suspended but indicates that he still expects to compete in Rio.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Michael O'Reilly

The Portlaoise native is part of a strong Irish boxing team.

# michael-oreilly - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

O'Reilly one win away from Olympic qualification as Gardiner also remains on track for Rio

Both boxers were victorious today in Azerbaijan.

# michael-oreilly - Monday 20 June, 2016

Olympic heartbreak for Darren O'Neill as he crashes out in Baku qualifier

Better news for Michael O’Reilly who moved to within two wins of qualification.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Darren O'Neill braced for 'huge task' as he leads Irish quartet in last-chance Olympic qualifying event

Dean Walsh, Dean Gardiner and Michael O’Reilly are also in Baku hoping it leads to Rio.

# michael-oreilly - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Shock as Ireland's Michael O'Reilly crashes out in Olympic boxing qualifier

David Oliver Joyce into the lightwieght quarter-finals in Turkey as O’Reilly suffers defeat.

# michael-oreilly - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Third national title in a row keeps Olympic dream alive

O’Reilly puts controversial box-off loss behind him at National Stadium.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 15 October, 2015

'You can't explain it!' - Michael O'Reilly must accept 'really unbelievable decision'

The Irish boxer suffered a controversial loss to African champion Hosam Abdin yesterday.

# michael-oreilly - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

'Disgraceful!' - People were NOT happy with how Ireland's Michael O'Reilly was judged today

The fighter lost his box-off at the World Championships in Doha today and must now wait for an Olympic place.

In a busy week of sport, don't forget Michael Conlan is on the brink of history

Conlan could become the first Irishman ever to claim gold at a senior World Championship tonight.

# michael-oreilly - Sunday 11 October, 2015

Irish boxer Michael Conlan is one win away from World Championship gold

Conlan claimed a comprehensive win over Dzmitry Asanau.

# michael-oreilly - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Irish boxers secure a record medals haul at the World Championships

Michael Conlan, Michael O’Reilly and Joe Ward are all guaranteed medals in Doha.

# michael-oreilly - Friday 9 October, 2015

Michael O'Reilly completes great day for Ireland at World Championships

Irish team captain Michael Conlan and teenager Brendan Irvine also recorded wins.

# michael-oreilly - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Mixed fortunes for Ireland's boxers as the World Championships begin in Qatar

Irvine and O’Reilly march on in pursuit of medals.

Ireland's boxers set off on the medal trail with Olympic qualification up for grabs

Billy Walsh has brought a seven-strong team to Doha for the AIBA World Championships, which begin today.

# michael-oreilly - 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.

# michael-oreilly - Monday 29 June, 2015

Ireland's triumphant boxers given a hero's welcome home

Badminton Men’s and Mixed Doubles bronze medal winners Sam Magee, Chloe Magee and Joshua Magee also arrived back in Dublin today.

# michael-oreilly - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Superstar Katie Taylor loathe to take idol Sonia O'Sullivan's mantle

The 28-year-old Olympic lightweight champion eased to victory over promising young French boxer Estelle Mossely

Michael O'Reilly has won Ireland's second gold of the day

The 22-year-old defeated Azerbaijani Xaybula Musalov in the middleweight final.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 18 June, 2015

More success for Irish boxing, disappointment for Behan in Baku

Meanwhile, Caroline Ryan was 15th in the women’s road cycling individual time trial.

# michael-oreilly - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Two of Ireland's top boxers progress at European Games

Meanwhile, Longford native Derek Burnett finished joint-eighth out of 32 in Men’s Trap.

# michael-oreilly - Thursday 9 October, 2014

From Prison officers say they're told to "cover their arses" Inspector Of Prisons

Prison officers say they're told to "cover their arses"

The Inspector of Prisons has criticised the lack of accountability among prison officers.

# michael-oreilly - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Ready to rumble: how Darren O'Neill fell back in love with boxing

Kilkenny middleweight is gunning for his fifth national title when he meets Michael O’Reilly on Friday night.

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