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#Sofya Ochigava

# sofya-ochigava - Friday 21 November, 2014

Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals of World Championships without throwing a punch

The Bray native will now face Jinhua Yin of China on Sunday for a spot in the final.

# sofya-ochigava - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Katie Taylor on collision course* for London 2012 foe after first round win

*We are getting wildly ahead of ourselves here.

# sofya-ochigava - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Katie Taylor looking forward to taking part in 'big competitions' again

The Irish boxer is set to compete in the Europeans later this month.

# sofya-ochigava - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Katie's golden moment voted highlight of 2012

75% of respondents in Pembroke Communications’ Sports Sentiment Index (SSI) picked Katie Taylor’s Olympic gold as the most iconic moment of 2012.

# sofya-ochigava - 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.

# sofya-ochigava - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

From Katie's tears: 'Unbelievable' Bray homecoming overwhelms Olympic star In Pictures This post contains images

Katie's tears: 'Unbelievable' Bray homecoming overwhelms Olympic star

Olympic boxers Adam Nolan and Katie Taylor were given a rousing welcome home in Bray yesterday evening.

# sofya-ochigava - Sunday 12 August, 2012

From National Wax Museum hopes to immortalise Katie Taylor after historic win Wax On

National Wax Museum hopes to immortalise Katie Taylor after historic win

We just can’t get enough of her: Katie Fever hits the National Wax Museum.

# sofya-ochigava - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Here's how Twitter reacted to Katie Taylor's triumph Reflected Glory This post contains images

Here's how Twitter reacted to Katie Taylor's triumph

The Twitterati went through a range of emotions while watching the boxer’s moment of glory this afternoon.

Golden girl: Katie Taylor is Olympic champion

The Bray boxer beat Sofya Ochigava of Russia 10-8 at the ExCel Arena today.

From The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

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Between us and our dreams: Who is Sofya Ochigava?

Only one woman can stop Katie Taylor from winning gold in London this afternoon, and she’s a familiar foe. Here’s what you need to know about Sofya Ochigava of Russia.

Katie Taylor out to inspire next generation of women boxers

“Hopefully there are a lot of young girls sitting at home watching this, and they will realise this is what they can work towards.”

# sofya-ochigava - 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.

# sofya-ochigava - Sunday 29 July, 2012

The opponents standing between Katie and greatness

We take a look at the main contenders looking to deny Katie Taylor Olympic gold in the London 2012 women’s lightweight category.

# sofya-ochigava - Monday 21 May, 2012

Back to work for Katie Taylor after golden homecoming

Bray boxer will take a short rest before focusing on London Olympics, according to her father.

# sofya-ochigava - Monday 24 October, 2011

Poll: Is Katie Taylor the greatest Irish sportsperson ever? Have Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Katie Taylor the greatest Irish sportsperson ever?

It seems that she wins a gold medal every time she steps into the ring, but is Katie Taylor our best ever?

# sofya-ochigava - Sunday 23 October, 2011

'Thrilled' Taylor due back on Sunday evening

Ireland’s wonder woman will fly back into Dublin Airport late this evening after collecting another gold medal.

# sofya-ochigava - 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.