Boxing

Moscow the stage as Russia and Cuba square-up in first World Series of Boxing semi-final

By Gary Anderson

April 23 - Artem Chebotarev and Cuban Arlen Lopez are set to do battle in the Moscow Arena ©WSBThe Moscow Arena will be the setting for the first semi-final of this season's Word Series of Boxing (WSB) as hosts the Russian Boxing Team take on the Cuba Domadores, who have impressed in their debut campaign in the competition.

British boxers lead the way with four wins at the Youth World Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 19 - Lee McGregor (left) got the British challenge off to a successful start in Sofia todayBritish boxers had a superb day in Sofia leading the way with four wins from four as the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships continue to excite fans inside the Armeec Arena.

Chinese Taipei women impress on day five of Youth Boxing World Championships in Sofia

By Gary Anderson

April 18 - Chen Nien Chin (right) was one of three Chinese Taipei women to win their bouts in Sofia today ©AIBAWith three impressive wins in the women's competition at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships, Chinese Taipei finished the fifth day of action at the Armeec Arena in Sofia as the team of the moment.

Asenov delights home crowd while Ireland emerge with four wins at Youth Boxing World Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - Bulgarian Daniel Asenov celebrates his win over Pavel Fedorov of Russia at the Youth Boxing World Championships ©AIBABulgaria's Daniel Asenov delighted the Sofia crowd on the fourth day of action at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships with a hard-fought victory, while Ireland emerged as the top nation with four of its boxers claiming wins.

Welsh Boxing defends decision not to include Evans in Glasgow 2014 squad

By Paul Osborne

Welsh boxing has defended it's decision not to include Kevin Evans in it's squad for the 2014 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesApril 17 - Welsh Boxing has defended its decision not to include veteran Kevin Evans in its squad for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Olympic boxing silver medallist Evans admits assault at lap-dancing club

By Gary Anderson

April 17 - Fred Evans has admitted assault in a Birmingham court and has been fined £435 ©Getty Images Welsh Olympic boxing silver medallist Fred Evans has been fined £435 ($735/€529) by Birmingham Magistrates' Court after admitting assaulting a man in his 20s at a lap-dancing club, leaving him unconscious after a row over a reality television show.

Perfect day for Sweden at Youth Boxing World Championships with three wins from three

By Gary Anderson

April 16 - Oliver Flodin (left) was one of three Swedish boxers to emerge with wins at the Youth World Boxing Championships in Sofia ©AIBASweden emerged as the team of the day in Sofia as they won three-from-three at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships with Agnes Alexiusson, Oliver Flodin and Aluje Araik Ismail all winning their bouts at the Armeec Arena.

Powerhouses Cuba open up with two wins at Youth World Boxing Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 15 - Javier Ibanez Diaz impressed on his debut at the Youth World Boxing Championships in Sofia ©AIBACuba recorded two wins from two on the second day of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships, with defending champion Alayn Limonta and Javier Ibanez Diaz impressing on their first outings at the Armeec Arena in Sofia.

Mongolian duo impress on day one of Youth World Boxing Championships

By Gary Anderson

April 14 - Tumurkhuyag Bat-Ochir of Mongolia (right) looked impressive on his first outing in Sofia ©AIBAMongolians Battamir Ganbold and Tumurkhuyag Bat-Ochir impressed in their first outings in the men's light flyweight and flyweight divisions on the first day of action at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Youth World Championships in Sofia.
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