€4 million boxing centre‘not being used’

Extra costs make training at state-of-the-art Abbotstown centre prohibitive, IABA says

28th August, 2016
The National Sports Campus in Abbotstown, Co Dublin Pic: RollingNews.ie

The country’s best boxers did not make full use of their world-class training centre in the run-up to the Rio Olympics.

The €4 million facility in the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown, Co Dublin, contained a purpose-built boxing centre with five boxing rings, boxing bags and a kit room as well as other advanced gym and running facilities used by all Olympic athletes.

But The Sunday Business Post has learned that the Irish...

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