An Australian boxer who wore a T-shirt emblazoned with an Aboriginal flag at the arena has been warned by team officials for violating a policy barring athletes from making political statements.
Damien Hooper won his opening light heavyweight bout Monday against Marcus Browne of the United States.
Hooper says he's Aboriginal and was representing his culture and people. He says...
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Damien Hooper lights up ExCeL Arena
The third day of boxing at the London 2012 Olympic Games continued at the ExCeL with the first preliminary bouts of the Flyweight (52kg) and Light Heavyweight (81kg) categories in an exciting afternoon session. The most notable bout was Damien Hooper's win over American Marcus Browne.
In the first Flyweight (52kg) contest, Australia's Darren...
In day 3 of Olympic boxing action, American Marcus Browne lost to Australian Damien Hooper, becoming the first member from Team USA Boxing to be sent home from the competition. Browne went into the third round with a points lead, however, Hooper came on strong. Browne received a standing 8 count as Hooper piled on the pressure and landed a series of clean shots. His aggressiveness...