Boxing

Tendulkar goes into bat for disgraced Indian women's boxer

By Paul Osborne

Sachin Tendulkar has urged the Indian Sports Minister to support boxer Sarita Devil ©FacebookCricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has met with Indian Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi to discuss the future of Sarita Devi and urge the nation to support the boxer fighting for her future. 

Taylor takes fifth straight Women's World Boxing Championships title as Bylon earns shock gold for Panama

By Paul Osborne

Katie Taylor won her fifth consecutive world title with victory in Jeju ©Getty ImagesOlympic gold medallist Katie Taylor made history in South Korea today as she secured a fifth straight Women's World Boxing Championships title at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City.

Olympic gold medallists make for star studded Women's World Boxing Championships finals

By Emily Goddard

Katie Taylor is through to the 60kg final at the Women's World Boxing Championships ©Getty ImagesOlympic gold medallists Katie Taylor and Claressa Shields are both through to their respective finals of the Women's World Boxing Championships at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City.

Panama secures first ever medal at Women's World Boxing Championships

By Paul Osborne

Semi-finallists have been decided for the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships ©AIBAAtheyna Bylon has secured Panama's first ever medal in an International Boxing Association (AIBA) competition after she progressed to the semi-final of the Women's World Championships with victory over Guluzar Kazar at at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City.

"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 ImagesCricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, India'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.
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