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#Katie Taylor

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Poll: Has Michael Conlan's boxing defeat affected how you view the Olympics? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Michael Conlan's boxing defeat affected how you view the Olympics?

Conlan lost to Russian Vladimir Nikitin in the bantamweight quarter-final in controversial circumstances after appearing to dominate the bout.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave it There So: Redemption for Annalise, Conlan outrage and all today's sport Tuesday

We'll Leave it There So: Redemption for Annalise, Conlan outrage and all today's sport

Plus, Ireland’s Oliver Dingley makes history as he qualifies for the final of the men’s springboard.

From The42 'You can't win better' - Resigned Zaur Antia baffled by judges' verdicts Going Home

'You can't win better' - Resigned Zaur Antia baffled by judges' verdicts

The Team Ireland coach reckons Irish boxers have been victims of bad decisions.

From The42 Hotline Rings Ep. 8: Heartbreak for Katie Taylor, Rio's own Jesse Owens Hotline Rings

Hotline Rings Ep. 8: Heartbreak for Katie Taylor, Rio's own Jesse Owens

Sinead O’Carroll joins us with the latest news and analysis from Rio.

From The42 What happened to Katie Taylor? Post-mortem

What happened to Katie Taylor?

Ireland’s nightmare week in the ring goes from bad to worse as champion crashes out.

# katie-taylor - Monday 15 August, 2016

From The42 'This is a surprise but not a total surprise' - We got the view from Finland on Katie Taylor's defeat Finnish Line

'This is a surprise but not a total surprise' - We got the view from Finland on Katie Taylor's defeat

The42′s Niall Kelly caught up with journalist Esa Lilja to get a bit more insight into the woman who shattered the Bray fighter’s Olympic dreams.

'She's still number one to us': Katie will get a warm welcome home in Bray, locals say

Hopes were high as some 5,000 people gathered in Taylor’s home town today. She’s still a hero in Bray.

From The42 'Beating Taylor is not my greatest moment - that's still to come' Shock

'Beating Taylor is not my greatest moment - that's still to come'

‘Awesome’ to finally turn the tables on Taylor, says Mira Potkonen.

From The42 'It wasn't close. It was a shocking decision' - Katie Taylor's camp are absolutely raging Reaction

'It wasn't close. It was a shocking decision' - Katie Taylor's camp are absolutely raging

Katie’s Olympic reign comes to an end in shock defeat.

From The42 Heartbroken Katie Taylor: I should be beating those girls, I don't know what to say about it Rio 2016 This post contains videos

Heartbroken Katie Taylor: I should be beating those girls, I don't know what to say about it

The Bray boxer’s Olympic campaign is over after just one fight.

From The Daily Edge 11 tweets that simply say 'Katie will always be a legend' Still A Hero
From The42 Bitter disappointment for Ireland as Katie Taylor crashes out of Rio Olympics Heartbreak

Bitter disappointment for Ireland as Katie Taylor crashes out of Rio Olympics

The London gold medallist lost on split decision to Finland’s Mira Potkonen.

From The42 Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 10 Team Ireland

Rio Olympics liveblog: Day 10

There’s plenty of Irish interest to keep up-to-date with in Brazil today.

From The42 The life of Katie: Four years on from London, Ireland's golden girl faces her greatest challenge Feature

The life of Katie: Four years on from London, Ireland's golden girl faces her greatest challenge

Katie Taylor begins her Olympic campaign later with questions over the air of invincibility she’s held for so long.

From The42 'Class is permanent' - No doubts in Irish camp as Katie opens her Olympic defence The CHamp

'Class is permanent' - No doubts in Irish camp as Katie opens her Olympic defence

Taylor ready to draw a line under shock defeats as she goes for gold again.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From The42 Olympic medal predictions, the return of Caster Semenya and the week's best sportswriting Essential Reading

Olympic medal predictions, the return of Caster Semenya and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, how Kurt Angle won an Olympic gold medal ‘with a broken freakin’ neck’.

# katie-taylor - Monday 1 August, 2016

From The42 Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Katie Taylor The Jerries

Meet Ireland's Olympic team: Katie Taylor

Ireland’s only defending gold medallist will look to repeat her success in Rio.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From The42 'No-one will ever come close to him': How Ali's philosophy still guides Katie Taylor Road To Rio

'No-one will ever come close to him': How Ali's philosophy still guides Katie Taylor

Taylor’s confidence unshaken as she sets her sights on a second Olympic gold medal.

# katie-taylor - Monday 6 June, 2016

From The42 The Irish boxing club where a young Conor McGregor learned to fight Feature

The Irish boxing club where a young Conor McGregor learned to fight

Damien Murphy chats to The42 about the prestigious Crumlin Boxing Club.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 26 May, 2016

From The42 World's End! Katie Taylor suffers shock defeat in world championship semis Katie

World's End! Katie Taylor suffers shock defeat in world championship semis

Bronze for Taylor as her bid for a sixth straight world title falls short.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From The42 Rio, here I come! Katie Taylor has qualified for the Olympic Games Road To Rio

Rio, here I come! Katie Taylor has qualified for the Olympic Games

“Dream come true” as Taylor beats Victoria Torres by unanimous decision.

From The42 Kellie Harrington secures AT LEAST a bronze medal with quarter-final win at World Champs Medal Mettle

Kellie Harrington secures AT LEAST a bronze medal with quarter-final win at World Champs

Katie Taylor is the only other Irish woman to have won a World Championship medal.

# katie-taylor - Monday 23 May, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: United sack van Gaal, Connacht mind games and all today's sport Monday

We'll Leave It There So: United sack van Gaal, Connacht mind games and all today's sport

Also, Marc Wilson has been ruled out of this summer’s European Championship due to injury.

From The42 Katie Taylor is now just one win away from Olympic qualification On Course

Katie Taylor is now just one win away from Olympic qualification

The 2012 gold medallist cruised through her last-16 bout at the World Boxing Championships this afternoon.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 22 May, 2016

From The42 Grainne Walsh is one win away from a World Boxing Championship medal Medal Hunt

Grainne Walsh is one win away from a World Boxing Championship medal

Offaly fighter scored unanimous decision win against Hanna Solecka.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 21 May, 2016

From The42 Katie Taylor 2 wins away from Rio after convincing start to World Championships Road To Rio

Katie Taylor 2 wins away from Rio after convincing start to World Championships

The Bray boxer must reach the semi-finals in Astana.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 19 May, 2016

From The42 Will Katie qualify for the Olympics? All eyes on Taylor as World Championships begin Road To Rio

Will Katie qualify for the Olympics? All eyes on Taylor as World Championships begin

Cavan’s Ceire Smith lost on the opening day in Astana.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From The42 ‘Female athletes are having to take pay cuts to go professional’ Interview

‘Female athletes are having to take pay cuts to go professional’

Sarah Shephard speaks to The42 about the challenges facing women in sport.

# katie-taylor - Sunday 17 April, 2016

From The42 Katie Taylor bounces back from shock defeat with typically dominant performance Bouncebackability

Katie Taylor bounces back from shock defeat with typically dominant performance

Attention now turns to next month’s world championships.

# katie-taylor - Friday 15 April, 2016

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Katie slumps to shock defeat, Man City draw Real and today's sport Friday

We'll Leave It There So: Katie slumps to shock defeat, Man City draw Real and today's sport

Elsewhere, Connacht, Munster and Ulster name their teams for this weekend’s Pro12 games.

From The42 'It wasn't my day,' admits disappointed Katie Taylor Reaction

'It wasn't my day,' admits disappointed Katie Taylor

The Bray native was stunned after suffering her first defeat since 2011 earlier this afternoon.

From The42 Katie Taylor suffers first loss since 2011 and will have to wait to secure Olympic place Upset

Katie Taylor suffers first loss since 2011 and will have to wait to secure Olympic place

The Bray boxer must now compete at the World Championships in Astana to qualify for this summer’s Games.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From The42 Katie Taylor on the brink of Olympic qualification, Darren O'Neill goes out at the quarter-finals Road To Rio

Katie Taylor on the brink of Olympic qualification, Darren O'Neill goes out at the quarter-finals

The 2012 gold medallist came through her European Olympic qualifying quarter-final in Turkey and there were mixed fortunes for the rest of Team Ireland.

# katie-taylor - Monday 11 April, 2016

From The42 Katie Taylor wins on a good day for Ireland at the Olympic boxing qualifiers Road To Rio

Katie Taylor wins on a good day for Ireland at the Olympic boxing qualifiers

Four Irish fighters took a step closer to Rio today.

# katie-taylor - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From The42 These 9 Irish boxers will be fighting for Olympic qualification next month Road To Rio

These 9 Irish boxers will be fighting for Olympic qualification next month

Irish squad training in Italy ahead of European Olympic qualifier in Turkey.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 17 March, 2016

From The42 Billy Walsh sets USA on their way as all three of his team are fancied to qualify for Rio American Dream

Billy Walsh sets USA on their way as all three of his team are fancied to qualify for Rio

Lightweight Mikaela Mayer has emerged as a credible Olympic rival to Katie Taylor, while old foe Adriana Araujo will represent the host country.

# katie-taylor - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

From The42 42 of the most talented current Irish female athletes Standing Out

42 of the most talented current Irish female athletes

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most accomplished current stars of Irish sport.

# katie-taylor - Thursday 25 February, 2016

From The42 ‘You haven’t seen the best of me yet’ – Katie’s burning desire for success still alive Road To Rio

‘You haven’t seen the best of me yet’ – Katie’s burning desire for success still alive

The five-time world champion wants to make more history and add to her legacy in 2016.

From The42 ‘I’d love to box for a world professional title but I don’t know if that’s going to be after Rio’ Road To Rio

‘I’d love to box for a world professional title but I don’t know if that’s going to be after Rio’

The Bray boxer hasn’t ruled out the possibility of turning pro.

# katie-taylor - Saturday 20 February, 2016

From The42 Katie Taylor claims second win in as many nights against old foe Underwood Reaquainted

Katie Taylor claims second win in as many nights against old foe Underwood

The world number one faced the former Pan American champion in Tralee.

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