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.
As the National Kenya Boxing Team readies itself for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, preparations and effects of the coronavirus pandemic has forced the Boxing Federation of Kenya to push the National Boxing League to next year. However, the federation is keen to host Kenya Open Boxing Championships this season that will allow all boxers…
Nick “Commander” Okoth, the 2015 Africa Boxing Championships lightweight (60kg) gold medalist, became the first African boxer to win his bout in the ongoing Konstantin Korotkov Memorial International Boxing Championships at Lenina Regional Sports Complex – Stadium in the city of Khabarovsk, Russia.
After holding their first tournament in more than a year, Zimbabwe Boxing Federation technical director Steven Masiyambumbi says they need to channel their efforts more on grassroots development if they are to produce results at major competitions.
As they prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the national boxing team, Hit Squad’, will take part in the Konstantin Korotkov Memorial Boxers’ Cup International, in Russia, from May 10-18.