Claressa Shields, Katie Taylor, MC Mary Kom and Ren Cancan among the stars of women’s boxing ready to go for gold at Women’s World Boxing Championships 326 boxers from 73 countries are beginning their final preparations for the 2016 Women’s World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. The world’s top women boxers are once again getting ready to take to the ring in pursuit of...
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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