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Former boxer’s vision is now for deprived children on the ropes
Former boxer’s vision is now for deprived children on the ropes
In some ways, says Portuguese ex-boxer Jorge Pina, the loss of most of his sight was the making of him. “I didn’t lose my sight, I just see...
IOC weighs boxing Olympic KO
IOC weighs boxing Olympic KO
Top IOC officials will from Friday weigh the future of boxing as an Olympic event at a meeting in Tokyo expected to be dominated by concerns over...
Pacquiao teases Mayweather rematch after January bout
Pacquiao teases Mayweather rematch after January bout
Filipino veteran Manny Pacquiao revealed Monday he has spoken with Floyd Mayweather about a possible sequel to their 2015 superfight, but said no...
Boxing body vote could see sport thrown out of Olympics
Boxing body vote could see sport thrown out of Olympics
The congress of the scandal-hit International Amateur Boxing Federation (AIBA) that begins in Moscow on Friday may be a turning point for the sport...
Blood spills outside the ring
Blood spills outside the ring
Boxing is a blood-heavy sport, but lately there have been more boxers bleeding to death outside the ring than drawing blood in it.
[Video]Blood outside of the ring
[Video]Blood outside of the ring
Several South African boxers have died violently outside of the boxing ring. Mayisela has asked that boxers focus on the sport over partying.
Alvarez ready for rematch after Golovkin dethroned
Alvarez ready for rematch after Golovkin dethroned
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is eyeing a trilogy with Gennady Golovkin after ending the middleweight champion's unbeaten reign on Saturday.
India's 'Magnificent Mary' driven by Ali in bid for more boxing gold
India's 'Magnificent Mary' driven by Ali in bid for more boxing gold
She is a five-time world champion, mother of three and member of parliament, but Indian boxer Mary Kom believes that at 35 there is plenty more...
You can’t knock the hustle in the battle for survival
You can’t knock the hustle in the battle for survival
At the Box Office Gym, on the edge of Rosettenville in Johannesburg, Michael Mokoena is pushing through the last few laps on the adjacent field....
Slice of Life: ‘Irish Terrier’ breaks ‘Hitman’s’ jaw
Slice of Life: ‘Irish Terrier’ breaks ‘Hitman’s’ jaw
It’s 1997 and 27-year-old boxer Anton Gilmore is staring at the punch bag. He hasn’t trained in six months after opting for retirement.
​King Kong rises to fight again
​King Kong rises to fight again
Cape Town in the dismal apartheid Fifties was even whiter than it is now. And not very cool. Which is why King Kong — the tragic...
Slice Of Life: ​A humble champion rises
Slice Of Life: ​A humble champion rises
The defending champ talked shit and taunted nonstop in the build-up to the title bout. That’s the last thing you want to do to my fighter!

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