Boxing

Hit Squad coach Musa wants more sparring partners in camp

The gaffer decried the frequent intermissions granted to the squad members by the National Olympics Committee of Kenya ...

Fury says he will ‘100 per cent’ return to boxing ring at some point

The 33-year-old suggested he would retire after knocking out Dillian Whyte in front of 94,000 fans at Wembley in April ...

Hit Squad coaches change tack ahead of Commonwealth Games

The hard-battling Kenya Defence Forces officer — arguably the most experienced in the squad — said that a burning urge ...

Meja promises vintage performance at Commonwealth Games

Meja said his bush-league performance at the Africa Zone 3 Boxing Championship in Kinshasa, Congo left him heartbroken ...

Coach Musa tips Hit Squad to dazzle opponents in Birmingham

Speaking on Friday, Musa threw down the gauntlet to the star-studded eight-member provisional squad enlisted for duty, ...

Locked Mugunde yearns for a windfall at Commonwealth Games

“I thank God for the chance and my aim is a podium finish,"—Mugunde

Can Cuba’s fighters rule in pro game after end of 60-year ban?

In 1962, Cuban boxers were banned from cashing in on prize fights.

Bakari targets podium finish in Birmingham after Congo feat

The hard-hitting pugilist says he is elated to have made it to the list of eight boxers summoned by head coach Benjamin ...

It's either gold or silver, vows Okoth ahead of Club Games

Okoth has vowed to jut out his full tallons as he eyes one last vintage performance in Birmingham on his way to ...

Hit Squad coach Musa appeals for more Commonwealth Games slots

“In case our options are restricted, we will use experience and recent history in the ring to identify our team for the ...

Algeria's Khelif romps into WBC finals

She will now face Ireland's southpaw battler Sara Amy Broadhurst in the finals slated for Friday.

Former unified world champion, Olympic medallist Khan retires

The Briton, 35, is a former unified light-welterweight world champion and won silver at the 2004 Athens Olympics.

I'm leaving Turkey a proud woman, says Wanjiru

Wanjiru conceded that she lost to a more technically adept opponent who left a big impression in her fledgling career.

Hit Squad dealt blow in Turkey as Kusa crushes out

Kusa's exit is considered a big blow to the country, given she had been touted as a strong contender due to her ...

Hit Squad kick off medal hunt in Turkey

Undoubtedly, it won't be a walk in the park for the ten Hit Squad members whose plane touched down at the Istanbul ...

Gallant Kenyan women ready to rumble

•Ongare will look to shake off the setback she suffered at the Africa Zone 3 Championship in Kinshasa Congo, where she ...

Taylor punches her way to Irish sporting immortality

There appears to be no hyperbole unworthy of the undefeated, undisputed lightweight world champion, who slugged through ...