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News on Olympic Boxing continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Boxing Scene

Ryota Murata Will Face Adrian Luna on September 5th

Olympic middleweight gold medalist Ryota Murata of Japan will take on Adrian Luna, a Mexican middleweight champion, at the Yoyogi Daini Gymnasium on September 5. Teiken Promotions made the announcement today.

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5 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Commonwealth Games 2014: Andrew Selby to start Team Wales boxing...

Double European champion Andrew Selby will kick off the campaign of the Team Wales boxing who lost Olympic silver medallist Fred Evans after his accreditation was controversially refused.

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6 hrs ago | The United States Army

Female boxers excel in World Class Athlete Program

Two female Soldiers recently won national Golden Gloves championships, bringing the number of female amateur boxing national champions in the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program to four.

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10 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

Mark Smith: Why the Commonwealth Games are about more than just a medal

The Commonwealth Games may be dismissed by some as a poor man's Olympics, but Mark Smith asks us to dig a little deeper in our understanding Every Commonwealth Games I can remember has been preceded by warnings that this will be the last - that its place in our consciousness is slipping and that an outdated legacy of empire is about to be put out ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | DNA India

Boxers' grit set to be tested as tough Common Wealth Games challenge begins

Left isolated internationally due to the administrative mess at home, Indian boxers' proven track record of excelling in extreme adversity will be put through a severe test when they start their campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games here tomorrow.

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17 hrs ago | India.com

5 things to know about the real Mary Kom

Mry Kom's achievements are endless, as she has made India proud and taught every Indian that girls can make names in never thought of unknown territories - she is a boxing champion.

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18 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Pinki Jangra steps into spotlight

Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, watches women boxing coach Hemlata train with Pinki Jangra, during a visit to the Commonwealth Arena and Velodrome in Glasgow on Wednesday The cavernous underbelly of the imposing Emirates Arena near the centre of Glasgow, turned into a massive practice area for boxers reverberates with the sound of punching bags being ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Newkerala.com

If Hollywood has Hillary Swank, we have Priyanka: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali compares Priyanka Chopra with "Million Dollar Baby" star Hilary Swank insisting that only "Barfi" star could pull of the title role in "Mary Kom", a biopic on Olympic bronze medallist and five-time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom.

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The Mercury

Flashy champ is all business

Gennady Golovkin thumps the pads during a workout session before his upcoming fight against Daniel Geale at Madison Square Garden.

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Sporting Life

Natasha Jonas: Kitted out and ready to go

After the incredible success of the London Olympics two years ago, women's boxing will make it's debut in the Glasgow Games with Jonas part of a three-strong England ladies team along with Nicola Adams and Savannah Marshall.

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Sporting News

Daniel Geale vs. Gennady Golovkin next big boxing event on schedule

Australia's Daniel Geale will fight reigning WBA and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.

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DNA India

My biopic will inspire youth, especially women: Mary Kom

Though hesitant to speak about her biopic, woman boxer Mary Kom is hoping that the film does not create instability in her home state of Manipur.

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The Mercury

'He swings all right for a big fella'

LONDON Olympic boxing captain Luke Jackson believes Carlton tough-nut Mitch Robinson has all the attributes to succeed in the ring once his AFL career is finished.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Indian Express

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Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom', based on boxer M.C Mary Kom, will have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival .

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IcNetwork

Commonwealth Games: Mark Cavendish withdrawal boosts Geraint Thomas hopes of Glasgow golden glory

Former world champion Mark Cavendish, who won last year's British title on the same Glasgow circuit, has revealed he has withdrawn from the Isle of Man team for the event Wales might have suffered another blow with boxing medal hope Fred Evans being ruled out of the Commonwealth Games but its chances of striking gold in the men's cycling road race ... (more)

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Fermanagh Today

Team Ni Boxing: Michael Conlan aims to learn from Delhi disappointment

Michael Conlan is looking to put the disappointment of Delhi 2010 behind him as he heads to this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Yahoo!

English talent hopes to punch his way to Commonwealth glory

Joyce, who boxes out of Earlsfield ABC, will compete in the 91kg category after securing his place in England's squad by winning the ABA National English Final in April.

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UTV

Barnes in Twitter rage after drug tests

An angry Paddy Barnes took to Twitter to criticise the way in which anti-doping measures were carried out against Northern Ireland's boxers at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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India.com

Commonwealth Games 2014: 9 reasons why India will retain the second spot at Glasgow

This will be the largest multisport event ever held in Scotland with more than 4,000 competing athletes.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Boxing Scene

Carmona vs. Rodriguez Headlines This Week On Telemundo

With Jonathan Vidal doing his part last weekend, David Carmona and Ricardo Rodriguez square off this Friday to see if a strong candidate can emerge to face the Puerto Rican contender later this fall.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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