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The 2018 edition of the Youth Olympic Games comes to close crowing another five champions in Buenos Aires
October 18, 2018
Thursday’s action saw the last boxing Session of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games at the Oceania Pavilion. The Men’s Bantam (56kg), Light Welter (64kg) and Light Heavy (81kg); and the…
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IOC Sports Director praises boxing event
October 18, 2018
Wednesday witnessed the first boxing finals of the Youth Olympic Games, and, as eight new youth Olympic champions were crowned in the capital city of Buenos Aires, the IOC sports…
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First eight Youth Olympic Champions crowned as the next generation of boxing champions emerges in Buenos Aires
October 18, 2018
Wednesday witnessed twenty-two electrifying bouts at the AIBA Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, including the first eight Finals. The Men’s Fly (52kg), Light Welter (64kg), Welter (69 kg), Middle…
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Italy’s Martina La Piana puts her father through the ringer
October 17, 2018
A father is usually overjoyed when his daughter decides to follow in his footsteps and embrace a career in sport - except when he is a former boxer. But as…
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Watch Buenos Aires 2018 Finals LIVE!!
October 17, 2018
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Final line-ups complete following superb day 3 of boxing action in Buenos Aires
October 17, 2018
Twenty-six boxers now stand just three rounds away from gold after Tuesday saw the Semi-Finals take place in all thirteen women’s and men’s weight categories at the Buenos Aires 2018…
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Brazil’s Luiz Gabriel Chalot de Oliveira is from a family of boxers, but he is winning the fight to be one of a kind
October 16, 2018
Away from the ring, Brazil’s Luiz Gabriel Chalot de Oliveira does not look like the archetypal boxer. The 17-year-old from Sao Paulo does not opt for a shaven head or…
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AIBA Family deepest sympathies to Patrick Baumann’s family
October 16, 2018
The AIBA Family is deeply saddened by the death of Mr Baumann, who passed away on October 14th in Buenos Aires during the Youth Olympic Games. The Swiss-born IOC member,…
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26 countries claim medals at the Youth Olympic Games as day 2 of action reveals the line-ups for the Semi-Finals in Buenos Aires
October 16, 2018
The last two sessions of preliminaries took over the Buenos Aires’ Oceania Pavilion on Monday, leaving 26 teams still chasing the 2018 Youth Olympic titles. A packed arena saw 24…
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Meet Nadia Abdel Hameed the Muslim pioneer coaching Egypt’s men
October 15, 2018
Nadia Abdel Hameed is the lone female coach in a room full of sweaty, hard-bodied young male fighters as she watches her three charges train for the boxing competition at…