Middleweight boxer Michael O’Reilly burst into the wider public consciousness last summer when, at the inaugural European Games in Baku, he won the gold medal.
Michael O’Reilly (born 30 March 1993) is an Irish amateur boxer from Portlaoise. Career. O’Reilly is part of Portlaoise Boxing Club. He competes at middleweight. O’Reilly’s first major international tournament was the 2015 European Games in Baku, where he won the gold medal by beating local favourite Xaybula Musalov in the final.
Michael O’Reilly ruled out of Olympics after Irish boxer failed drugs test Irish boxer Michael O’Reilly failed a drugs test before flying to Rio O’Reilly hoped a B sample might clear his name
Michael O’Reilly has been no stranger to controversy in the build-up to the Rio Olympics. Michael O’Reilly in action against Hosam Abdin during the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Qatar last
Newry middleweight Conor Wallace has recalled the harrowing experience of watching on as Michael O’Reilly secured his place at the Rio Games during the World Olympic qualifiers in Baku.
Aug 11, 2016 · For a boxer who came into Rio as a European Games champion and a medallist at World Championship level, O’Reilly could have expected to turn professional after Rio as …
Irish boxer Michael O’Reilly becomes first athlete to test positive for drugs at the Rio Olympics Irish boxer Michael O’Reilly has failed a drugs test at the Olympics He was caught by a random
Michael O’Reilly is the boxer at the centre of reports of an alleged violation of anti-doping rules ahead of the Olympic Games.
Michael O’Reilly in action at the World Championships in 2015 After starring at youth levels, the Portlaoise man claimed a national title when he beat Darren O’Neill in the 75kg decider in 2014.
Following Michael’s controversial defeat to the Russian boxer, John Conlan returned to the subject of O’Reilly’s attendance at Irish camps suggesting that the boxer’s coach Pat Ryan should
Irish Boxer Michael O’Reilly Banned from Olympics for a Recreational Drug Not Steroids Michael O’Reilly, a 23-year old middleweight boxer representing his home country of Ireland in his very first Olympics Games, was chilling in the Athlete’s Village with his teammates in Rio de Janeiro when news broke that the he tested positive for a prohibited drug.