Aug 5, 2012
The Japan Times
Jordanian boxer Almatbouli remembers humble roots
You'll be hard-pressed to find a more inspiring Olympic athlete right now than light-heavyweight boxer Ihab Almatbouli of Jordan.
The Kansas City Star
Zou opens Olympic boxing title defense with win
Light flyweight Zou Shiming of China opened defense of his Beijing gold medal with a 14-11 victory over Yosbany Veitia of Cuba on Saturday in the Olympic boxing tournament.Cuba's Roniel Iglesias upset top-seeded Brazilian light welterweight Everton Dos Santos, while top-seeded light heavyweight Julio La Cruz of Cuba trounced Jordan's Ihab ... (more)
Australian ends USA's unbeaten Olympic boxing run
LONDON -- Damien Hooper of Australia rallied from a third-round deficit for a 13-11 victory over light heavyweight Marcus Browne on Monday, handing the U.S. boxing team its first loss of the London Olympics.
What's wrong with Nigeria?
The aura he radiated was infectious. The respect paid to him made this reporter momentarily feel good as a Nigerian.
Boxing: Showboating Almatbouli puts Jordan on the map
Ihab Almatbouli became the first fighter to represent Jordan at an Olympic Games on Monday and did so in style, dancing around the ring and delivering a flurry of stinging shots to record his country's first boxing victory.