Boxing

"Every effort should be made" to ensure boxer Devi is pardoned, claims cricket superstar

By Paul Osborne

Sachin Tendulkar has come out in support of disgraced Indian boxer Sarita Devi ©Getty ImagesIndian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, his country's best known sportsman, has come out in support of disgraced boxer Sarita Devi and urged Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to ensure her career is not terminated prematurely.

Russia continues domination at Women's World Boxing Championships

By Emily Goddard

Sofya Ochigava is gearing up to face London 2012 Olympic champion Katie Taylor in the Women's World Boxing Championships quarterfinals ©Getty ImagesRussia will have 10 boxers fighting in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Boxing Championships after the nation continued its domination at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City.

Shields progresses in just 11 seconds as US dominate fourth day of Women's World Boxing Championships

By Paul Osborne

Clarissa Shields spent just 11 seconds in the ring en route to an opening victory at the Women's World Boxing Championships ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 Olympic gold medallist Claressa Shields spent just 11 seconds in the ring in her opening bout of the Women's World Boxing Championships at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City as she began her pursuit for a first senior world title.

Taylor moves step closer to fifth consecutive women's world boxing title with victory in Jeju

By Paul Osborne

Katie Taylor has moved a step closer to a fifth Women's World Boxing Championships title in Jeju ©Getty ImagesLondon 2012 Olympic champion Katie Taylor has moved a step closer to her fifth consecutive title at the Women's World Boxing Championships after victory over Dominica's Valerian Spicer.

Russia dominate on day two of Women's World Boxing Championships

By Emily Goddard

Sofya Ochigava was one of three Russians to secure victory at the Women's World Boxing Championships today ©Getty ImagesRussia sent out a strong message to their challengers at the Women's World Boxing Championships as each of the nation's athletes defeated their rivals on day two in Jeju City.

Exclusive: Cuba "can see potential of women's boxing" claims Wu as he opens World Championships in Jeju

By Duncan Mackay at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City

AIBA President, who tonight opened the Women's World Championships in Jeju City, hopes Cuba will soon take part in female events ©ITGCuba could soon consider lifting its ban on women's boxing, International Boxing Association (AIBA) President C K Wu claimed here tonight.

Exclusive: India will back whatever action we take against Devi, AIBA President Wu claims

By Duncan Mackay at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City

Indian will support any punishment given to Sarita Devi after he protest on the medal podium at the Asian Games in Incheon, it has been claimed ©Getty ImagesIndian officials will accept whatever punishment is given to Sarita Devi, the fighter who refused to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, International Boxing Association (AIBA) President C K Wu revealed here today.

C K Wu re-elected President of AIBA

By Duncan Mackay at the International Convention Centre Jeju in Seogwipo

C K Wu has been re-elected for a third four-year term as President of AIBA ©AIBAC K Wu was today officially re-elected as the President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for a third four-year term here today and vowed to continue his radical overhaul of the sport.

Devi warned "boxing career is finished" by AIBA President Wu following medal protest

By Duncan Mackay at the International Convention Centre Jeju in Seogwipo

The boxing career of Sarita Devi (left) is over, according to AIBA President C K Wu ©Getty ImagesSarita Devi, the Indian boxer who refused to accept her Asian Games bronze medal in Incheon, has jeopardised her whole career, International Boxing Association President C K Wu warned here today.
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