South Africa Boxing news: Three amateur boxers from eMbalenhle will represent Mpumalanga at the national championship in Cape Town next month.
With his Olympic bronze medal dangling around his neck, a beaming Samuel Takyi was given a heroic welcome on Friday when he landed in native Accra.
All Kenyan boxers are now out of contention at the Tokyo Olympic Games after two more boxers lost their matches at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo on Tuesday.
Ramla Ali made history by the time she stepped through the ropes to compete in the Tokyo Olympics.
Kenya’s battle-hardened heavyweight Elly Ajowi and Uganda’s polished welter Shadir Bwogi have made it to the second round without throwing a punch, courtesy of byes following Thursday’s draws in Tokyo.
The 2015 Africa Boxing Championships lightweight gold medalist Nick Okoth was the first Kenyan boxer to bow out of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after losing his featherweight bout (57kg) to Erdenebatyn Tsendbaatar of Mongolia in Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday.
Tactician Musa Benjamin has described the Tokyo Olympics boxing draw as one of the toughest in his coaching career, but the tactician has noted that the outcome of the drawing of lots in Tokyo will call for determination and focus. Despite the tough bouts expected, Musa says his boxers will give it their best…
Somalia has sent two athletes to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, including the country’s first non-runner – female boxer Ramla Ali.
2015 Africa Boxing Championships lightweight gold medalist Nick Okoth and Commonwealth Games flyweight bronze medalist Christine Ongare are confident of winning medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Recent trials and tribulations have done little to dampen Jonas Junias Jonas’ spirit or ambition. The decorated amateur boxer remains positive that he will get that elusive Olympic Games gold in Tokyo.