Boxing

I’m not retiring any time soon, says Ajowi

Ajowi said he would continue to punch furiously on the bag and possibly take a stab at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth ...

Champion of Auschwitz—the boxer who brought hope

Severely emaciated, Prisoner Number 77 was up against a much heavier German inmate—a "kapo" who oversaw other prisoners.

Karanja: Lean man keen on towering over boxing like a colossus

Since his primary school days, the Africa Zone 3 flyweight silver medalist had ambitions of becoming a top professional ...

We are phasing out aging Hit Squad boxers, says Ombok

The BFK honcho stressed the need to reactivate all the activities that stuttered into an abrupt halt in the damning ...

Hit Squad shift focus to World Championship after Tokyo heartbreak

Musa also trashed claims suggesting Okoth was more physical in the bout as opposed to his opponent who employed more ...

Muhammad Ali’s grandson Ali Walsh wins first pro bout

The 21-year-old made easy work of the fight, knocking down Jordan Weeks after 70 seconds.

Okwiri knocks out Munoz in Portland

With that deserved victory, Okwiri is now unbeaten in seven fights with five KO's and one draw while Munoz drops to ...

Okwiri back in the saddle against veteran Colombian

Okwiri will slug it out with Munoz in a scheduled eight-round non-title-fight

Nadal withdraws from Toronto Masters with persistent foot injury

The injury kept the 20-time Grand Slam champion out of Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics this year

Lopez wins gold to put powerhouse Cuba in medals lead

Top seeds Buse Naz Cakiroglu and Busenaz Surmeneli won their semi-final bouts to give Turkey a shot at its first-ever ...

Medal drought persists as Hit Squad fumble in Tokyo

Team registered the all-too-familiar pattern of losing in the preliminaries.

Boxing-67 seconds - Sella's dream ends in a flash

Representing the Refugee Olympic Team, the Venezuelan-born was facing Dominican Republic's Euri Cedeno  but found ...

Ajowi confident despite tough Cuban challenge in Tokyo

Of the two Kenyans, Ajowi has the toughest task given that La Cruz (born 11 August 1989) is an accomplished boxer.

Transparency key for sport’s turnaround after chequered past

“I know I’m not the only athlete that feels that they’ve been on the receiving end of unfair judging,” New Zealander ...

Hit Squad out to reclaim lost glory at Tokyo Olympics

The boxing tournaments at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will take place from  July 24 to August 8 at the Ryōgoku ...

Shujaa's gaffer Simiyu bullish ahead of USA acid test

Simiyu reckons Simbas have acclimatised well enough from the time they set foot in Kurume City a week ago.

Hit squad set for action as boxing draw for Olympics is released

Ongare will lock horns with Irish Magno of the Philippines at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan.