Boxing

I'm fully healed and ready for Tokyo, says Olympics-bound Akinyi

The welterweight boxer suffered a nasty scratch in her gums on the opening day of the invitational Konstantin Korotkov ...

Akoth backs fellow boxers Akinyi, Ongare for a podium finish in Tokyo

The featherweight boxer, who trains at the Eddy Papa Musi Gym in Kariobangi, cited the length the two fighters have ...

'I want to be a great boxer like my mum, Conjestina Achieng'

Despite his mother's tribulations and fruitless sacrifices in boxing, Charltone Otieno is determined to an insatiable ...

Musa bullish as Hit Squad take Covid-19 tests

Musa said Hit Squad captain Nick Okoth now looked better in the ring against south pole opponents.

Okwiri targets world title after unsuccessful Olympic campaign

Okwiri boxed at the 2016 Rio Games but could not go past the continental qualifiers in Senegal last year and has ...

Ajowi, Okoth gold hunt in Russia ends in heartbreak

Okoth said he thought for a moment he had won the bout, adding he has nonetheless conceded defeat honourably.

Okoth leads from the front to reach semis

Commander beat Ukrainian Sergey Kisko to book a place in the semi-finals

Boxer Verdejo charged with killing woman pregnant with his child

Verdejo was taken into custody in Puerto Rico on Sunday for the murder of Keishla Rodríguez Ortiz, 27.

Hit Squad to flex muscles with Europe's best in Russia

The Tokyo Olympics-bound pugilists have been punching their bags furiously with eyes firmly trained on the medals ...

Bakari rules out return to light-flyweight

"I feel good in my current weight division even though slots for Tokyo proved elusive. I was really psyched up for ...

We are sharpening our teeth for Tokyo, says coach Musa

Asked to explain why he called up 12 boxers into camp when only four are required to travel to Tokyo, Musa said the ...

Hit Squad resume training after government nod

According to a letter written on April 16 by the Acting Commissioner for Sports, Gerald Gitonga, the Hit Squad are now ...

Lightweight boxer pulls out of upcoming fight to ‘manage mental

The 22-year-old Mexican-American lightweight beat Britain’s Luke Campbell in Dallas earlier this year for his 21st win ...

BFK, coach raise the red flag on Hit Squad's inactivity

Kuria told the Star that the Hit Squad's blade was increasingly becoming blunt due to lack of competitive bouts, adding ...

ADAK conducts virtual training for athletes

ADAK Education and Research team confirmed they had a fruitful anti-doping education session with the various athletes ...

US-bound Okwiri ready for duty

Despite the government's ban on sports activities in a move aimed at containing the spread of Covid-19, Okwiri revealed ...

BFK thank LG/SJAK for honouring Kenyan boxers

Kuria's sentiments come at a time the federation is celebrating the achievements of a former boxing coach Eddie Musi ...