Boxing

A fight for women’s boxing rights in Cuba

By Celia Balf Feb 1, 2017

In 2012 at the London Olympic Games, women were allowed to box for the first time. The history of boxing…

Great Britain’s two-time Olympic boxing champion, Nicola Adams turns pro

By Celia Balf Jan 23, 2017

On Monday, two-time Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams announced that she has turned professional. The 34-year old will no longer…

Irish boxer Katie Taylor wins pro debut by knockout

By Lauren Green Nov 26, 2016

Irish boxer Katie Taylor won her professional debut by a third round knockout. The 2012 Olympic champion topped Polish fighter…

On eve of pro debut, Irish boxer Katie Taylor hopes to be next Ronda Rousey

By Simon Maguire Nov 25, 2016

This Saturday, the most decorated amateur boxer of all time will make her professional debut in London when she steps…

Claressa Shields wins by unanimous decision in pro debut

By Lauren Green Nov 19, 2016

Claressa Shields won her first professional fight by unanimous decision on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Shields, a two-time Olympic…

Rio Reflections with boxer and two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields

By Celia Balf Oct 18, 2016

Every Olympic year is emotional. The visions, goals and sacrifices day in and day out together accumulate to one moment…

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