Taylor made in Britain?
Published 09/08/2012 | 05:00
BRITAIN's 'Daily Telegraph' newspaper was forced to apologise yesterday after it referred to boxer Katie Taylor as British.
The mistake comes just a week after the newspaper twice described the late author Maeve Binchy as "one of Britain's richest women" in an obituary.
The Bray boxer beat Tajik fighter Mavzuna Chorieva yesterday, securing at least a silver medal in the Games.
'The Daily Telegraph' tweeted an apology after the remark: "We're sorry for mistakenly describing the fantastic boxer Katie Taylor as British in our London 2012 section today. She is Irish, of course."