Nicola Adams’ pursuit of a first World Championship title continues on Day 5 as all Quarter-Final places are confirmed A strong Monday afternoon session at the 2016 AIBA Women’s World Championships for the North American teams, and an impressive performance by the Philippine’s 2012 World Champion Josie Gabuco, helped guarantee fourteen nations qualified at least one boxer to...
Katie Taylor gets sixth title defense off to a bold start as some of the biggest names in women’s boxing dazzle on Day Three in Astana Saturday’s afternoon session saw the talented young German flyweight Azize Nimani put in a huge performance to beat India’s five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom in the biggest surprise of Day Three, while Nicola Adams began her pursuit of a...
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 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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