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24 min ago | Daily Times

Boxers target two golds at Asian Games : August 30, 2014,

Thailand are optimistic of collecting at least two Asian Games boxing gold medals next month and believe the decision by the sport's governing body to ditch head guards will give them an edge in South Korea.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Sky Sports

Quigg craves big bouts

Scott Quigg has shrugged off another change of opponent but remains determined to face the big names in the super-bantamweight division.

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

Boxing Scene

Hearn Books Joshua-Bakhtov For WBC Regional, 10/11

Anthony Joshua will have his first title fight when he takes on Denis Bakhtov for the WBC International Heavyweight belt at the O2 in London on October 11. Joshua's big night comes on a packed card, live on Sky Sports, which also includes Lee Selby taking on Joel Brunker in a final eliminator for the IBF World Featherweight crown.

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Hindustan Times

Controversymarred Arjuna awards bestowed by President

The most prestigious trophy for sporting excellence - Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna - remained in the closet.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Shooting, Summer Olympics, Heena Sidhu, Manoj Kumar, Jai Bhagwan, Tintu Luka, Olympic Athletics

Newkerala.com

'Mary Kom' is tax free in Maharashtra

National Award winning actress Priyanka Chopra's much-awaited movie "Mary Kom", the story of a determined girl who makes it big in the world of boxing, has been declared tax free in Maharashtra a week before its scheduled release date.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Mc Mary Kom, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Boxing Scene

McCumby, Mosley Jr, Kavaliauskas Back on 9/20, UniMas

On the heels of its sell-out July event, Iron Boy Promotions teams up with Top Rank Boxing once again to present Iron Boy 15 live at Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, and televised on Unimas' Solo Boxeo Tecate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, Summer Olympics, Egidijus Kavaliauskas

Brandon Sun

Pascal twitter campaign overshawdows Beterbiev-Cloud light heavywight bout

A Twitter spat involving local boxing stars Jean Pascal and Adonis Stevenson hogged the attention Thursday even as promoters announced a bout between Montreal-based Russian Artur Beterbiev and American veteran Tavoris Cloud.

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Indian Television

Ready to train like MC Mary Kom?

MUMBAI: Everybody is envying Priyanka Chopra's toned body and all credit goes to the training same as that of MC Mary Kom! People obsessed about health and good physique are going crazy trying to achieve this new benchmark, and makers of the movie Mary Kom have just made it easy! In a brand new on-ground campaign launched recently and continuing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Mc Mary Kom, Summer Olympics, Kumar

This is Hull

Hull fighter Tommy Coyle faces tough Katsidis test

Coyle will defend his IBF International title against the 34-year-old Australian in what will be the toughest test of the lightweight's career.

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

Newkerala.com

Mary Kom, Akhil Kumar back in boxing squad for Asian Games

In a stunning reversal, Olympic bronze medallist and five-time world champion M.C.Mary Kom defeated Pinki Jhangra, a Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, to make the 13-member Indian boxing contingent for the Asian Games slated for Sep 19-Oct 4 in the South Korean city of Incheon.

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Related Topix: Kumar, Summer Olympic, Akhil Kumar, Sports, Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Boxing Scene

Kell Brook To Headline Massive 12/6 Bill In Sheffield

Kell Brook 33-0 will headline a card featuring some of the biggest names in British boxing on December 6 at the Motorpoint Arena in his hometown of The show will be a homecoming for Brook as he makes the first defence of the IBF welterweight title he captured against Shawn Porter over in With U.S premium cable networks HBO and Showtime both ... (more)

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Rediff.com

Mary Kom stuns CWG medallist Jangra to qualify for Asian Games

After failing to qualify for the Commonwealth Games, India's boxing ace M C Mary Kom bounced back in style, beating Pinki Jangra in the selection trials in Patiala, on Wednesday, to qualify for the Asian Games.

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Nerve News

Parineeti Chopra is a fan of Shakti Mohan

" Mr. Bachchan was seen in a playful mood with the adorable soft toy during the KBC shoot, said a source."

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Boxing Scene

Zou Shiming is Full Steam Ahead on Championship Goal

ZOU Shiming will focus on stamina during training as the two-time Olympic champion prepares for his maiden 12-round bout in November, which, if he wins, will earn him a shot at the very first professional boxing title for China.

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

ESPN

Jamoye steps in, will fight Quigg on Sept. 13

Quigg was due to defend his 122-pound belt against former bantamweight titleholder Paulus Ambunda on Sept.

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Outlook

Mary Kom Lends Support to PETA Campaign for Elephants

Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist boxer M C Mary Kom has lent her support to the cause of animal welfare, calling for an end to circuses where elephants are kept chained in a new ad shot for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals .

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Boxing Scene

Stephane Jamoye Named New Opponent For Scott Quigg

A replacement opponent has been found for Scott Quigg atop the September 13 bill in Manchester, England.

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Sky Sports

Marshall: I'll peak at Worlds

Savannah Marshall is aiming to peak in time for the World Championships in November after admitting she was a long way from her best despite winning Commonwealth boxing gold.

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National Public Radio

China's 'Great Wall' Takes A Hit At U.S. Heavyweight Boxing

Taishan Dong works with coach John Bray at the Glendale Fighting Club, north of Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Zhang Zhilei, Sports, Olympics, Zhilei Zhang, Summer Olympics, Yao Ming (2008 Beijing Olympics)

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Telegraph

Injured Vijender to miss Games

New Delhi: In a big setback to India's aspirations in the Asian Games, star middleweight boxer Vijender Singh has been ruled out of the Incheon Games because of an injury.

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

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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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