Olympic boxing results: Russia’s Tischchenko wins heavyweight gold, Katie Taylor upset in opening bout
Monday at Riocentro Pavilion 6 saw the second Olympic Boxing Final of Rio 2016, with Russian World Champion Evgeny Tishchenko and Kazakhstan’s Vassily Levit going for gold. It was Levit who started the brightest, edging the first round with some superb attacking combinations, but Tishchenko’s longer reach always looked a threat. A strong final round from the Russian proved decisive...
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August 16, 2016
Katie Taylor struggles with her interview following a difficult preliminary loss.
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August 15, 2016
Ireland's Katie Taylor, the reigning champion from the 2012 London Olympics, lost her debut match in an upset.
Top-seeded Katie Taylor (IRL), the reigning Olympic champion and 5-time world champion in womens lightweight (57-60kg), goes down to Mira Potkonen (FIN) in the quarterfinals in a split decision. Taylor, who has been the face of womens boxing for nearly a decade and the flag bearer for Ireland in the London opening ceremony, will go home without a medal after winning gold in London...
Video: Kansas Fans Chant “Rock Chalk, Jayhawk” The Final Few Minutes Of KU’s Big 12 Tournament Title Win
The Kansas Jayhawks are the Big 12 Tournament champions – and likely the NCAA Tournament’s overall No. 1 seed. KU, led by Devonte’ Graham’s 27 points, held off West Virginia, 81-71, to take home the trophy. While the contest was close throughout, the Jayhawks were able to pull away in the game’s final few minutes. KU fans made themselves known. Once the game seemed in hand...
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has named Ireland’s Katie Taylor as its Boxer of the Month for June. Taylor is the current Olympic Champion, AIBA Women’s World Champion, EUBC European Women’s Continental Champion, and European Union Champion, and added a gold medal from the Baku 2015 European Games to her glistening trophy cabinet on Saturday night. AIBA President...
Women’s World Championships Final results: Team USA Esparza & Shields win; Katie Taylor continues domination
The ten gold medal bouts of the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Jeju were held in the front of the local boxing fans, as Ireland’s legendary Katie Taylor secured her fifth title in a row, US London 2012 Olympic Champion Claressa Shields won her first AIBA Women’s Championships gold, while Atheyna Bylon of Panama became one of the greatest sportswomen in the history...
Women’s world championships Day 3 results: Katie Taylor wins, American Christina Cruz drops surprising decision
Day 3 in Jeju full of surprises, as Champions compete again Forty-eight preliminary bouts were held on the third competition day of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Jeju, and Day 3 delivered some huge surprises, including a shock defeat for titleholder Josie Gabuco who was eliminated by Chinese Taipei’s Pin Meng Chieh. Elsewhere, Katie Taylor successfully negotiated...
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