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#Peter Taylor

# peter-taylor - Friday 27 November, 2015

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.

# peter-taylor - Monday 25 February, 2013

Katie delights on her show-stopping night

Olympic champion Katie Taylor launched her “Road to Rio” campaign with a second win in the space of 48 hours last night.

# peter-taylor - Friday 15 February, 2013

Walsh: Door still open for Nevin, Barnes to fight at Euros

Olympic medallists John Joe Nevin and Paddy Barnes could still represent Ireland, despite missing this month’s National Championships.

# peter-taylor - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Katie Taylor lines up first 'Road to Rio' opponents

Have you heard the one about a German, a Ukranian, and Ireland’s Olympic gold medallist?

# peter-taylor - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Road to Rio begins: Taylor set for first fight as Olympic champion in Dublin

The London 2012 gold medalist will take to the ring in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on February 24.

# peter-taylor - 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.

# peter-taylor - Friday 12 October, 2012

De la Hoya's pro offer tempts Katie, but her heart remains an amateur

Katie Taylor says that she has some “great” offers to turn professional, but Ireland’s golden girl looks likely to stay as an amateur instead.

# peter-taylor - Saturday 18 August, 2012

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Poll: Should Katie Taylor become a professional boxer?

Ireland’s Olympic champion is weighing up her options about a professional career – do you think she should take the plunge?

# peter-taylor - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Judges favour 'superstar' Katie, says Russian opponent Ochigava ahead of gold medal showdown

“I’m sure Taylor will come out swinging. She knows the opponent’s score has been preset to minus 10.”

# peter-taylor - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

A nation holds its breath again as Katie strides towards gold

The pride of Ireland, Katie Taylor is four rounds away from achieving the dream of a lifetime in London’s ExCeL Arena tomorrow.

# peter-taylor - Saturday 28 July, 2012

'You've got to beat them all anyway': Taylors unfazed by tough draw

Pete Taylor says that he knows each of Katie’s potential opponents ‘inside out’.

# peter-taylor - Sunday 27 May, 2012

From Varadkar dismisses scathing report on grant for Taylor's boxing club Boxing

Varadkar dismisses scathing report on grant for Taylor's boxing club

The transport minister says a newspaper report about Bray Boxing Club gives the impression that “nothing is being done”.

# peter-taylor - Friday 11 May, 2012

Bye the Gods: Katie Taylor coasts into second round of Olympic qualifiers

The Bray boxer advanced to the second round due to her number one ranking while Ceire Smith and Sinead Kavanagh will fight on Saturday.

# peter-taylor - Friday 21 October, 2011

Familiar foe awaits Taylor in European final

Katie Taylor will fight for gold at the European Women’s Boxing Championships tomorrow after an impressive semi-final win this morning.