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

3 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian

Boxing coach Groarke leading the way

The 44-year-old is currently in Bulgaria for the prestigious Amateur International Boxing Association Youth World Championships as a coach with the Great Britain amateur squad.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nicola Adams, Natasha Jonas, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Savannah Marshall

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newsday

NI announces first Games competitors

Belfast boxer Paddy Barnes will defend his Commonwealth Games title in Glasgow this summer after his selection was announced on Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Paddy Barnes, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Michael Conlan, Boxing, More Sports, Women's Boxing

Boxing Scene

Hearn's Matchroom To Launch Streaming, Loyalty Service

Time is infinite, matter is finite, you are going to run out of one during the course of the other.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Luke Campbell, Summer Olympic

Sky Sports

English ABA Championships: Anthony Joshua inspires Frazer Clarke

Super-heavyweight Frazer Clarke hopes to take inspiration from the exploits of close friend Anthony Joshua as he prepares for a potentially make-or-break period in his own amateur career.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Anthony Joshua, Summer Olympic

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Boxing Scene

Chris Van Heerden: Can Narh Handle What I Can Bring?

Over a span of many years, welterweight Chris Van Heerden became a big fish in the small pond that is his native South Africa.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Terrell Gausha, Summer Olympics, Jose Ramirez

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Island Packet

TV mogul Michael King moves into boxing promotion

Michael King, president of King Sports, watches the weigh-in for Wednesday's inaugural "Boxing at Baker" at the Baker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Dominic Breazeale

Congleton Guardian

Campbell takes break from boxing

Olympic champion Luke Campbell has announced he is taking a break from boxing after his father was diagnosed with cancer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Luke Campbell, Anthony Joshua, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Boxing, More Sports, Super Bantamweight Boxing, Bantamweight Boxing

Sherdog

Boxing News: Mike Tyson Aiming for Gold on Other Side of Ropes

Mike Tyson has a new outlet to sink his teeth into. Only 20 years old when he sparked Trevor Berbick in the second round on Nov. 22, 1986 to become the youngest world heavyweight boxing champion of all time, the sports world's most polarizing figure has returned to the stage at the age of 47. Tyson, alongside the guidance of Acquinity Sports, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Boxing, More Sports, Mike Tyson's, Mike Tyson, Heavyweight Boxing

SportsNewsIreland

Boxing: Donoghue wins in Sofia, next up is Kristina Oa Hara

The current AIBA World Junior champion beat Iraq's Kadhim Al-Saedi over three rounds with all three judges scoring it 29-28 for Donoghue who now meets Domenik Hirsch, the champion of Germany on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Johnny Joyce, Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Women's Boxing, Mohamed Hikal, Nicola Adams, Natasha Jonas, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

BOXING: The search for next great heavyweight continues in Santa Monica

Heavyweight prizefighters carry an aura of respect that traces back to the 19th century when the first gloved heavyweight champion John L. Sullivan crowed in various drinking establishments "I can lick any man in the house."

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Heavyweight Boxing, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Dominic Breazeale

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Independent.ie

'It's like my life came crashing down on me in the last week'

John Joe Nevin at home last week after he was released from hospital. 'I don't want people to see me this way.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, John Joe Nevin, Summer Olympic

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Independent.ie

Nevin 'struggling to get his head around' vicious attack

Olympic hero John Joe Nevin has spoken about the golf club and cudgel attack that left him with two broken legs and set back his fledgling professional career by at least six months.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, John Joe Nevin, Summer Olympic

IcNetwork

Commonwealth Games 2014: Welsh boxer Sean McGoldrick aiming to create ...

Our video montage shows the dramatic difference four months of repair works have made to the seafront ravaged by some of the worst storms in living memory As she prepares to host a brand-new TV series about our musical heritage, Cerys Matthews assures Karen Price that it is far from a staid history lesson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Luke Campbell, Anthony Joshua, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming

The Age

Upsets in Commonwealth Games boxing trials

Queensland boxer Joseph Goodall caused a stunning upset at the Commonwealth Games trials in Perth on Saturday night, beating the highly-rated Willis Meehan for the super heavyweight gold medal.

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Related Topix: Sports, Johan Linde, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Boxing Scene

Hauser, Gerbasi, Greisman Snag BWAA Writing Awards

Three writers for BoxingScene.com - Thomas Hauser, Thomas Gerbasi and David P. Greisman - have been recognized in this year's 'Bernies' competition, which awards the best boxing writing among members of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Zou Shiming, Sports, Shiming Zou, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Boxing, More Sports, Floyd Mayweather Jr

Boxing Scene

Photo: Pacquiao, Cotto, Provodnikov and Shiming

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach is multi-tasking with his fearsome four - eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao, former three division world champion Miguel Cotto, WBO junior welterweight champion Ruslan Provodnikov and two-time Olympic gold medal winner Zou Shiming.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Manny Pacquiao, Summer Olympic, Zou Shiming, Shiming Zou, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Suria

Arum targets Chinese fight fans with new...

Promoter Bob Arum is continuing his push to build pro boxing's profile in China with a weekly television program devoted to the Sweet Science that will begin airing there in May. Arum, founder of Top Rank Boxing, has already moved to tap into the potentially massive -- and lucrative -- Chinese audience for a sport that was banned under Mao Zedong ... (more)

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Zou Shiming, Sports, Shiming Zou, Manny Pacquiao, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Boxing, More Sports

The Sweet Science

News on: Lemieux-Guerrero and DeGale-Gonzalez

Groupe Yvon Michel is presenting an evening of thunder, "Collision: Stevenson vs. Fonfara," May 24 at Bell Centre in Montreal.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Middleweight Boxing, Heavyweight Boxing, Light Heavyweight Boxing, Artur Beterbiev, Oscar Rivas, Summer Olympic, Olympics, James Degale, Summer Olympics

The Sweet Science

Bernie Buzz! Bwaa Writing Awards Are Out

Repeat winners Springs Toledo, of thesweetscience.com , and Chris Mannix, of Sports Illustrated, head the list of honorees in the 13th annual Boxing Writers Association of America writing contest.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Fernandez, Zou Shiming, Sports, Shiming Zou, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Boxing, More Sports

Rediff.com

Both boxing and doing films are equally tough: Vijender

'Boxing is all about being aggressive and maintaining a tempo while you are in the ring.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Vijender, Kumar

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Olympic Medal Count

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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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