- Published on Sunday, 29 July 2012 00:54
Several AIBA Road to London boxers took to the ring at the ExCeL during the first day of competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games and there were some scintillating performances that showcased once again why this initiative is so highly regarded.
- Published on Friday, 27 July 2012 17:34
China will have six men and three women flying the colours of the country during the boxing event at the London 2012 Olympic Games and amongst these is the reigning Light Flyweight (46-49kg) Olympic Champion Zou Shiming. At 31, this is probably Zou’s last appearance on the biggest stage of all and he has been really focused on creating history and joining the select few legendary boxers to have defended their Olympic title.
- Published on Thursday, 26 July 2012 21:03
Brazil’s boxing is still in its developing stage but exceeded expectations after ten athletes secured their participation at the 30th Summer Olympic Games in London. The South American country set a new record for itself with its boxers’ performances in the qualification events and these results are not only a good omen for London but bode well for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as well.
- Published on Thursday, 26 July 2012 09:27
Boxing powerhouse Cuba brings to the London 2012 Olympic Games eight supremely gifted boxers all seeking to claim gold medals. The impressive squad has amongst others two current AIBA World Champions, an Olympic bronze medallist and a Youth Olympic Games winner, enough to rival the best of the best. It promises to be a spectacular tournament with the Cubans involved.
- Published on Thursday, 26 July 2012 09:23
The Cincinnati native, a 2007 AIBA World Champion, will make history in London when he becomes the first ever American boxer to compete in three Olympic Games. A gold medal contender in the Flyweight (52kg) category, Raushee Warren has also been handed the team captaincy and his experience could be vital in leading such a young group into competition on the biggest stage of all.
- Published on Thursday, 26 July 2012 09:11
New Zealand's Oceania Champion and London 2012 Olympic Games medal hopeful, Alexis Pritchard, 28, is one of the big personalities on the women's tour and has been in confident mood of late, which bodes well for when she takes to the ring at the ExCeL in the tough Lightweight category.
- Published on Wednesday, 25 July 2012 07:47
With just a few days to go until the biggest show on Earth gets underway in the British capital, we look at the men and women in each of the weight categories. Throughout history, the Olympic Games has brought the best of the best of our sport to the wider public, showcasing boxing in all its glory. This year, with women's boxing making its debut, the spectacle will be even more phenomenal. We will be here to give you continued and in-depth coverage of all things boxing in the build-up and when the competition begins on 28 July at the ExCeL London.