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Muslim teenager wins right to wear hijab in boxing competitions

By Adele Jackson-Gibson Apr 21, 2017

Teenager Amaiya Zafar has won a major battle for Muslim women in boxing earlier this month. Sixteen-year-old Zafar, who hopes to box at…

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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…

Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields offered full college scholarship

By Kayla Lombardo Sep 23, 2016

Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields was offered a full college scholarship to attend Central State University in Ohio,…

WATCH: Hometown hero, Olympic champion Claressa Shields tosses first pitch at Tigers game

By Kayla Lombardo Sep 13, 2016

Hometown hero and two-time Olympic middleweight boxing champion Claressa Shields threw out the first pitch for Monday’s Detroit Tigers game…