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China moves Olympic qualifiers from the coronavirus epicentre

ALL OUR CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE Boxing and women’s football qualifying for the 2020 Olympics will be moved from the Chinese city at the centre of a...

AJ vs Ruiz: Searching for nuance

The Clash of the Dunes is one of the most anticipated bouts in recent memory but something feels off about the whole affair

Lerena doesn’t care what you think

One of South Africa's best boxers can’t stop winning and has grand ambitions in his sights

Slice of life: The fight in me

In the 11 years since I watched that MMA video, my life has been centred around fitness, boxing and mixed martial arts

Ruiz stuns Joshua in boxing upset

Andy Ruiz beat Anthony Joshua by KO to cause one of the biggest surprises boxing heavyweight's division has ever seen

Former boxer’s vision is now for deprived children on the ropes

Forced to abandon his world title dreams, Jorge Pina devotes his time to helping troubled youngsters from rough neighbourhoods

IOC weighs boxing Olympic KO

The IOC has been losing patience with boxing since a judging scandal at the Rio Games in 2016

Pacquiao teases Mayweather rematch after January bout

Speculation about a possible rematch between the two welterweights has flickered, with Mayweather saying in September he was ready to fight Pacquiao

Boxing body vote could see sport thrown out of Olympics

The IOC has been losing patience with boxing since a judging scandal at the 2016 Rio Games

Blood spills outside the ring

Promising boxers have been killed in recent years, with reasons ranging from settling scores to choosing the wrong hangout

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

Mexican star Alvarez produced a performance of guts and resilience to inflict the first defeat of Golovkin's career with a majority decision.

India’s ‘Magnificent Mary’ driven by Ali in bid for more boxing gold

Five-time world champion, mother of three and MP, Indian boxer Mary Kom believes that at 35, there is plenty more glory in the ring to come.

You can’t knock the hustle in the battle for survival

Michael Mokoena has his eye on taking the South African Junior Welterweight title

Slice of Life: ‘Irish Terrier’ breaks ‘Hitman’s’ jaw

A boxer recalls his harrowing defeat at the gloved hands of Cassius Baloyi

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