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Published: 12:15 | 1/6/16

Professional boxers to fight in Rio

Professional boxers have been cleared to compete at the Rio Olympics after the AIBA voted to change the sport's constitutional.

Member federations voted in favour of the rule change which will allow professional boxes fight at the Olympic Games in Brazil later this year, with 26 places set to be made available at a qualifying event in Venezuela next month.

The plans have been widely criticised, with Northern Ireland's Carl Frampton claiming the decision is ridiculous

"They're two different sports. It's like a badminton player playing tennis," Frampton wrote on Twitter.

Harzand retired to stud

12:36 | 24/10/16

Dual Derby winner Harzand has run his last race, trainer Dermot Weld has confirmed.

Harrington wins Portugal Masters

15:23 | 23/10/16

Ireland's Padraig Harrington carded a final-round 65 to win the Portugal Masters ahead of England's Andy Sullivan.

Taylor back training at father's gym

10:29 | 23/10/16

Former Olympic boxing champion Katie Taylor has returned to training at her father's gym in Bray.

Munster name side to face Glasgow

15:07 | 21/10/16

Keith Earls has been named on the left wing for Munster's Champions Cup encounter with Glasgow Warriors at Thomond Park.

Moscow Flyer dies aged 22

14:02 | 21/10/16

Former Champion Chase winner Moscow Flyer has died aged 22, the National Stud has announced.

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