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Magnificent Mary wins boxing gold for India at Asian Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – M.C. Mary Kom gave India’s battered boxing team something to celebrate when she won the women’s flyweight gold medal at the Asian Games on Wednesday. Kom came from behind to beat Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova on a split decision in the 51-kilogram division. Her win provided India with its first […]

2014 Youth Olympics: Kadiru wins Gold in Boxing

In the superheavy weights, the big American Daramni Rock just ran out of steam, as Peter Kadiru (GER) wins the Gold, avenging a loss to Rock at the Young Championship.

2014 Youth Olympics: Stevenson wins Gold in Boxing

Not since 2004 has any American male won Gold in boxing, by Shakur Stevenson (USA) gets it done today in the 2kg Final against Lyu Ping (CHN). Stevenson remains undefeated in international competition.

2014 Youth Olympics: Gonzalez wins Boxing Gold

Jajaira Gonzalez (USA) defeats Ciara Ginty (IRL) for the Gold medal in the Woman’s Boxing 57-60k Final. Gonzalez’s international winning streak increases now to 14.

2013 World Combat Games: Men’s 75kg Low kick Kickboxing final

Khasan Khaliev (RUS) won In low kick kickboxing over opponent Tadeu Da San Martino (BRA), taking all 3 rounds with a score of 3-0. The Russian men have won 3 out of the 4 low kick kickboxing golds.

2013 World Combat Games: Men’s 67kg Low kick Kickboxing final

In low kick kickboxing, Shamil Abdulmedzhidov (RUS) beat fighter Seyyedmasoud Derekeh (IRI) with a final score of 2-1. Things looked even thoughout the match until Abdulmedzhidov put together a powerful 3rd round for the win.

2013 World Combat Games: Women’s 52kg Low kick Kickboxing final

In low kick kickboxing, Anna Poskrebysheva (RUS) defeated fighter Zehra Gulgen (TUR) with a score of 3-0. Poskrebysheva did not lose a single round throughout the tournament.

2013 World Combat Games: Men’s 91kg Kickboxing final

Aleksandr Dmitrienko (RUS) beat fighter Eugen Waigel (GER) with a score of 3-0. Fellow countrymen Selyanskiy also won gold for Russia in the 71kg division.

2013 World Combat Games: Men’s 71kg Kickboxing final

Nikita Selyanskiy (RUS) defeated fighter Ahmad Ali Khalaf Hasan (JOR) 3-0 in front of his home crowd. Selyanskiy adds another title to his collection as he is already the 2013 World Cup champ and the 2013 European champ.

2013 World Combat Games: Men’s 63.5kg Kickboxing final

Gabor Gorbics (HUN) defeated fighter Sergei Lipinetc (RUS) in a close match that was scored 2-1. Gorbics had never lost a round at this year’s combat games going into this final match.

2013 World Combat Games: Women’s 56kg Kickboxing final

Tonje Sorlie (NOR) defeated fighter Thi Tuyet Mai Nguyen (VIE) with an official score of 2-1. Sorlie was a gold medalist in kickboxing in the 2010 world combat games.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Perea wins Super Heavy Weight Gold

In a stunning 3rd, Perea (ECU) defeats Dominic Breazeale (USA) with his heavy left taking gold in the Super Heavy Weight, 14-10.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Hunter wins Heavy Weight Gold

In a seesaw battle, Hunter’s (USA) speed in the first round carries him to victory in the Heavy Weight final over Yamil Peralta (ARG) 12-10.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Browne wins Light Heavy Weight Gold

Michael Browne (USA) barely gives Yamaguchi Falcao (BRA) a target to take the Light Heavy Weight gold, 14-6.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Gausha wins Middle Weight Gold

In a low action Middle Weight Final, Terell Gausha (USA) did enough to defeat Junior Castillo (DOM) 5-2.

2012 AIBA Boxing Olympic Qualifying: Finals (REPLAY)

The AIBA American Olympic Qualifying Event Rio de Janeiro 2012 starts this Saturday 5 May with athletes battling it out until 12 May for the 38 quota places for the London 2012 Olympic Games still up for grabs. (FULL EVENT REPLAY)

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Wellington Arias wins Light Weight Semi-Final

Despite an impressive looking 3rd round, Arias (DOM) defeats Jose Ramirez (USA) 13-10.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Breaszeale wins Super Heavy Weight Semi-Final

Dominic Breazeale (USA) comes back after losing the first round in the Super Heavy Weights to beat Greardo Bisbal (PUR) 15-12.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Ytalo Perea OK’s Simon Kean

In the Super Heavy Weight Semi-Final, Kean’s (CAN) point advantage turned to dust by Perea (ECU) in the 3rd.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Browne wins Light Heavy Weight Semi-Final

Marcus Browne (USA) wins a 12-8 match against Carlos Gongora (ECU) as he moves on to the final and the London Olympics.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Vargas wins Light Welter Weight Semi-Final

Francisco Vargas (PUR) beats Jamel Herring (USA) 11-6.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Gausha wins Middle Weight Semi-Final

Terrell Gausha (USA) moves on to the final match, defeating Marlo Delgado (ECU) 15-10 in the Middle Weight Division.

Olympic Boxing Qualifying: Hunter wins Heavy Weight Semi-Final

Michael Hunter (USA) punches his ticket to the London Games with this win over Julio Castillo (ECU), 14-8 in the Heavy Weight.

AIBA Boxing Olympic Qualifying: Semi-finals Sessions #1 & #2 (REPLAY)

The AIBA American Olympic Qualifying Event Rio de Janeiro 2012 starts this Saturday 5 May with athletes battling it out until 12 May for the 38 quota places for the London 2012 Olympic Games still up for grabs. (FULL EVENT REPLAY)

Tatyana McFadden Named USOC’s Female Athlete of the Month

Tatyana McFadden (Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Top performances throughout November earned Paralympic track and field athlete Tatyana McFadden (Clarksville, Maryland) and wheelchair tennis player David Wagner (San Diego, California) Athlete of the Month recognition, while the U.S. women’s saber team received Team of the Month honors, the United States Olympic […]

Drama and Controversy Reign at Asian Games

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KIM KYUNG-HOON (Reuters) – Cries of foul play took over the Asian Games on Wednesday when an Indian female boxer refused to accept her medal and Malaysia lodged a formal complaint after one of its competitors failed a drugs test. An Iraqi runner was also awarded a gold after a bizarre end to one […]

Afghan beach volleyball grows with the Games, says coach

(Reuters) – Afghanistan’s beach volleyball teams have missed out on the reward of a new car after finishing out of the medals at the Asian Games, but they are happy with the experience, media exposure and ill-fitting sunglasses they found in South Korea. While a loss to Indonesia confirmed their exit from the tournament on […]

BMC beat holders Omega Pharma to claim team time trial gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/JEROME PREVOST/POOL (Reuters) – BMC Racing beat pre-race favorites and holders Omega Pharma-Quick Step to claim gold in the team time trial at the road cycling world championships on Sunday. BMC, with American Tejay van Garderen, Italians Manuel Quinziato and Daniel Oss, Slovak Peter Velits, Swiss Silvan Dallier and Australian Johan Dennis, set a […]

Team USA Wins 22 Medals at Youth Olympics

By Seth Rubinroit Team USA won 22 overall medals at the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games to finish third behind China and Russia. Below are highlights of all 10 U.S. gold medals: Women’s 3×3 Basketball Jajaira Gonzalez: Boxing Shakur Stevenson: Boxing Sabrina Massialas: Fencing (Foil) Kendall Yount: Judo Hannah Moore: Swimming (200m backstroke) Hannah Moore: […]

2014 Vuelta a Espana: Stage 5: Sprint Break Down

Steve Schlanger and Todd Gogulski go over the sprint finish to see if Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ) has a leg to stand on, over his protest of John Degenkolb (GIANT) boxing him out.

Glasgow revels in Bolt buzz and warm glow

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ANDREW WINNING   (Reuters) – The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just ‘Friendly’ as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event. The success of the Games was assured with the golden seal of approval from Bolt, the world’s most recognisable athlete, […]

Ideal Food Intake and Nutrition Planning

  Your fitness questions answered (Courtesy of Cycling News) Food intake, nutrition planning Hi All, Could you please advise best food intake regime prior and post exercise, I’m about to hopefully start shedding approximately 50kgs through both cycling and boxing. I’m currently working nightshift from midnight until around 8:30am and I plan to train after work then […]

Mixed martial arts will be an Olympic sport, says UFC

Aug 28, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Carlos Condit (left) fights Martin Kampmann during UFC Fight Night 27 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Credit: Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) managing director Asia Pacific Mark Fischer told Reuters that an Olympic place might only be 20 years away thanks to the work of his organization in growing the sport and the introduction […]

2012 Full Event Replays

(Photo by Friedemann Vogel/Bongarts/Getty Images) Looking for the link to a full event replay? Find it below by month … Note: BendBroadband, DIRECTV, DISH and Hawaiian Telcom subscribers can log in and view all of these full event replays for free by accessing the (SIGN-IN WITH CABLE/SAT PROVIDER) button above. Authentication, or verification, is the […]

French centenarian wins 100 km cycling challenge

French centenarian Robert Marchand cycles in an attempt to establish a record for the fastest 100-year-old to cover 100 km (62 miles) at the outdoor Tete-d’Or Velodrome track in Lyon September 28, 2012. Marchand, who turns 101 on November 26, has been training every day for months in hopes of crossing the finish line in […]

2012 Tour of Britain: Stage 6: Crazy Fan

Matt Rowe cheered on the racers in his boxing gear. But this crazy fan is the brother of Luke Rowe, a rider in the race for Sky Procycling, who led for a short time after stage one.

Twenty golden moments of the 2012 Games

Usain Bolt (JAM) wins the gold in the men’s 200m final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports) By Alan Baldwin LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – The London Olympics were packed with sporting highlights, personal dramas and emotional highs and lows. Here are 20 golden moments from the Games. […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #1

Gender equality is breaking out all over the Olympic movement. The Games’ authorities have been introducing new sports every four years to level the numbers. With three Middle East nations entering female participants, every country in the Olympic family is represented by both sexes.  (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/REUTERS) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports […]

30 Reasons To Watch: #25

How many people will say that the newest Olympic sport – Women’s Boxing – has no place in the Olympic Games?   (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images) By Mike Tierney, Special to Universal Sports For female fighters, the good fight is over. Or is it? The Summer Olympics is finally devoid of guys-only sports with […]

Tracking The Trials: June 14, 2012

Team USA begins to take shape for London as we check in on the Trials to date, including highlights from the Marathon, Boxing and Wrestling Olympic Trials.

“Ticket fatigue” slows London sales

By Avril Ormsby LONDON, June 8 (Reuters) – London Olympic organizers were warned against embarking on a quick fire-sale of tickets ahead of next month’s Games after the latest batch unusually failed to fly off the shelves, amid fears the British public had become weary of a controversial process. The London Olympic organizing committee (LOCOG), […]

Countdown To London: Esparza Makes History

History has been made; Marlen Esparza has become the first American woman to qualify for Olympic Boxing, ever.

Road To London: A Knock-Out Team

Count them; nine! USA Boxing will be well represented in London, with more nominations than boxing powerhouses Cuba and Russia.

Phelps still stands between Cseh and gold

Hungarian swimmer Laszlo Cseh swims underwater during a training session in Budapest April 12, 2012. As Hungarian swimmer Laszlo Cseh trains in four-hour, early-morning sessions, his mind is on the man who could once again spoil his Olympic dream: Michael Phelps. Cseh won his only world championship gold in an event Phelps decided to skip […]

Countdown To London: Claressa Shields Fights Like A Girl

Claressa Shields, a 17-year-old woman from Flint, Michigan, is the sensation of the first U.S. women’s boxing team trials, tearing up the middleweight division with three straight victories.

Road to London presented by Hilton HHonors 8/10/11

This week’s episode features Track, Boxing, Swimming and Beach Volleyball highlights from Team USA.


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