Olympic boxing gold medal results: Luke Campbell, Shiming Zou amongst the winners

Zou, Campbell, Iglesias , Murata and Usyk claim Olympic gold medals On day fifteen of competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, four boxers became Olympic Champions for the very first time whilst one made history by defending his title. The atmosphere at the packed ExCeL arena was once again fantastic for five contest of the very highest quality. Right here, find the full men...
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August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Campbell wins bantamweight gold

Luke Campbell and John Joe Nevin scrapped through 21/2 remarkably even rounds, their British and Irish fans getting more uneasy with every blow. And then Nevin walked into a big right hand from his British opponent. Nevin ended up on his back. Campbell ended up with a gold medal, largely on the strength of that one spectacular punch. The British bantamweight fought back tears...
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August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Britain's Campbell leads 1st night of boxing golds

Bantamweight Luke Campbell won Britain's first Olympic boxing gold medal in his division since 1908, dramatically knocking down rival John Joe Nevin of Ireland midway through the third round of a 14-11 victory Saturday night. Zou Shiming of China defended his light flyweight gold medal from Beijing with a 13-10 victory over Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon, who angrily protested...
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August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Britain's Campbell edges Nevin for boxing gold

Luke Campbell of Britain won the bantamweight gold medal in the Olympic boxing tournament Saturday night, knocking down John Joe Nevin of Ireland midway through the third round of a 14-11 victory. Campbell thrilled the roaring home crowd before bursting into tears in the ring. Campbell won the rubber match with Nevin, his friendly local rival. Nevin beat Campbell soundly in their...
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August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic Men's Boxing Finals Results: Gold For China, Great Britain, Cuba, Japan, Ukraine

Ladies and gentleman, meet your first batch of 2012 Olympic gold medalists in men's boxing: Shiming Zou of China, Luke Campbell of Great Britain, Roniel Iglesias Solotongo of Cuba, Ryota Murata of Japan and Oleksandr Usyk of the Ukraine. Two of the five get to the top of the medal stand a bit controversially, as you might expect of this tawdry event.(Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo...
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August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing bantam & heavyweight quarterfinals: Luke Campbell, Lazaro Alvarez, Clemente Russo win

Day nine of competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games and the evening session at the ExCeL Arena hosted the action once again with the Men's Bantamweight (56kg) and Heavyweight (91kg) quarter-finals taking place before a capacity crowd. Cuban southpaw Lazaro Alvarez Estrada, the top seed in the Bantamweight (56kg) draw, faced Robenilson Vieira de Jesus of Brazil in the first...
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August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Campbell sets off British boxing's medal rush

Bantamweight Luke Campbell clinched the dominant British team's first boxing medal of the London Olympics on Sunday night in a session marred by a series of unsightly heavyweight fights that probably will be decided outside the ring. Heavyweights Teymur Mammadov of Azerbaijan and Clemente Russo of Italy both clutched, grabbed and held their way through their quarterfinal bouts...
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August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Controversial rapper Luke Campbell is granted a license to coach high school football

Luther Campbell has written some of the most offensive lyrics in the history of pop culture as part of the Miami bass group 2 Live Crew. For the most part most listeners never took them seriously as they were intended to be and were used as the soundtrack of clubs and frat parties everywhere in the early 90’s. Who thought the author “I Wanna Rock” would end up spending his...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Pickens Named to 2012 All-Star Team

From the NWL MADISON, Wis. (July 19, 2012) -- Alexandria Beetles outfielder Jimmy Pickens (Michigan State) has been named to the North Division All-Star team for 2012 following an injury to Duluth's Luke Campbell who will be unable to participate. Pickens, a native of West Bloomfield, Mich., is currently fourth in the league in hitting with a batting average of .372...
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July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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