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The Olympics’ Super Heavyweight (+91kg) stars
August 2, 2016
The super heavyweight boxers are the biggest of the Olympic pugilists, and several suitably sizeable reputations have been hard-earned in the rings since the category was introduced for the Los…
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The true Olympic boxing heavyweights
August 2, 2016
The history of the Olympic heavyweight (91kg) boxing category has been one of the most interesting in the 112-years of the competition. Argentina was the first country to dominate, winning…
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‘The Greatest’ and the Olympic light heavyweights (81kg)
August 2, 2016
No single boxer has ever achieved an Olympic double at light heavyweight, but in 1960, a young American named Cassius Clay travelled with the USA team to Italy to represent…
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The Olympic Games’ mighty middleweights (75kg)
August 1, 2016
As London steadied itself to host the first post-war Games in 1948, a Hungarian boxer named Laszlo Papp was quietly preparing a piece of Olympic history at his gym in…
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AIBA President delighted with preparations during visit to Olympic boxing venue ahead of the start of Rio 2016
August 1, 2016
The AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu made his latest visit to Riocentro Pavilion 6 at the weekend where, in the company of AIBA officials and Rio 2016 LOC representatives, he…
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Kazakhstan become the team to beat at welterweight (69kg)
August 1, 2016
The Olympic welterweight title was traditionally one of the more democratic weight categories, the first ten titles shared between nine nations before Cuba and East Germany traded podium-topping duties between…