Boxing is one of the most illustrious and historic sports in the Olympic Games. Men have sparred in competition since 5000BC in the Middle East, while boxing was one of the key events in the original Olympic Games in ancient Greece. For contact details of Irish Athletic Boxing Association please click Full story
The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) today announced that Bernard Dunne has been appointed High-Performance Director with the IABA. The former WBA World super-bantamweight and three-time Irish Elite champion will work with head coach Zaur Antia and the Irish coaching staff at the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown, Dublin. “My vision is to take the very […]
Please click here for qualification criterion for the AIBA World Elite Championships in Hamburg, Germany in August/September. Following the completion of the qualification process through Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania, 280 boxers will compete at the 19th edition of the tournament in Hamburg. 260 of those places will be earned in the ring, with the […]
Zaur Antia has agreed a new contract with the Irish Amateur Boxing Association, keeping him with Irish boxing until at least 2021. The highly rated coach has agreed to extend his stay with the IABA until 2021 and is already targetting the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. “I am delighted on both a personal and professional […]
Live Blog and Recaps of Team Ireland's Day 11 at Rio 2016 including Annalise Murphy's Medal Race
A Recap of Team Ireland's Day 10 at Rio 2016 featuring Athletics, Boxing, Equestrian, Badminton and Diving.
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Follow the action for Team Ireland as the action enters Week 2 in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Live Blog, Results and Imagery of Day 6 from Rio 2016 for Team Ireland
Wednesday August 10th, 2016 – Day 5/16 13:00: LWT Women’s Double Sculls Claire Lambe & Sinead Lynch Semi A/B 2 13:10: LWT Men’s Double Sculls Gary O’Donovan & Paul O’Donovan Semi A/B 1 15:40: Women’s Single Sculls Sanita Puspure Semi C/D 2 17:05: Men’s Laser Class – Finn Lynch: Races 5 (18th)& 6 (27th) 17:15: […]
The OCI can today confirm that Michael O'Reilly is no longer contesting the provisional suspension imposed on him on the 4 August 2016 and will not compete for Team Ireland at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.