Boxing

Introduction to Boxing


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

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 8/16

Follow the action for Team Ireland as the action enters Week 2 in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 6/16

Live Blog, Results and Imagery of Day 6 from Rio 2016 for Team Ireland

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 5/16

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: […]

OCI Statement – Michael O’Reilly

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.

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 4/16

All the Team Ireland action from Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 3/16

The very latest from Team Ireland on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympics

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 2/16

Day for Ireland at the Rio 2016 Olympics was about Olympic debuts and a first look at our boxers. Weather played its part in disrupting the schedule, but there were still plenty of memorable moments for #TeamIreland Boxing: Steven Donnelly was delighted to come away with the win in his first Olympic fight #rterio2016 https://t.co/z8gOExe41u […]

Rio 2016 – Team Ireland Profile

Pictures and Profiles of all 77 athletes competing for Ireland at the Olympic Games Rio 2016

Statement re: Sport Ireland Anti-Doping Finding

04 August 2016 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The Olympic Council of Ireland can confirm that the Sport Ireland Anti-Doping Agency has returned an adverse analytical finding in an A-sample provided to anti-doping officers. The finding relates to a test not conducted at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The athlete has been provisionally suspended from […]

Barnes delighted with New Balance Performance Kit

Paddy Barnes was delighted to get his New Balance Performance gear this afternoon and on twitter he said “Olympic kit- looking well – cant wait to wear it in #rio2016 #teamireland” Barnes, a double Olympic bronze medalist will be Team Ireland’s flag bearer at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony on 5 August.  
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