The Pitch

Taylor will need to keep her guard up

15th August, 2009

Last Thursday’s decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to include women’s boxing in the programme for the 2012 Olympic Games in London is a huge boost for women around the world who have spent years of their lives training and working hard at the sport.

Here in Ireland, of course, we are wrapped up in what the decision means for Katie Taylor, and our now much increased prospects of bringing home...

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