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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Boxing

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Boxing

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Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

By the Numbers Day 16: 1 US Boxing Gold; Volleyball Comeback

By the Numbers Day 16: 1 US Boxing Gold; Volleyball Comeback

First gold for U.S. boxers in Rio, first medal for the U.S. in marathon since 2004 and an epic volleyball comeback. Click though for some notable numbers from the final day of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016

Claressa's Coronation: Shields Wins Middleweight Gold

Claressa's Coronation: Shields Wins Middleweight Gold

Claressa Shields has become the first American boxer of either gender to win two Olympic boxing gold medals. Shields on Sunday beat Netherlands fighter Nouchka Fontijn by unanimous decision to win her...

Saturday, Aug 20, 2016

'I'm Hurt': Shakur Stevenson Sobs After Taking Silver

'I'm Hurt': Shakur Stevenson Sobs After Taking Silver

Cuban boxer Robeisy Ramirez used a strong third round to finish off top American boxing prospect Shakur Stevenson and win Olympic gold in the bantamweight final Saturday. In an emotional interview after...

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

Boxer Stevenson Advances to Gold Medal Match After Forfeit

Boxer Stevenson Advances to Gold Medal Match After Forfeit

U.S. boxer Shakur Stevenson has reached the Olympic bantamweight final after Russian semifinal opponent Vladimir Nikitin was ruled out with an injury. The International Boxing Association (AIBA) confirmed...

Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Boxer Shields Dominates Semifinal to Reach Gold Medal Match

Boxer Shields Dominates Semifinal to Reach Gold Medal Match

The reigning champion of women's middleweight boxing in 2012 is one win away from another gold medal. Claressa Shields, the top seed of the division and reigning London Olympic champion, defeated Kazakhstan's...

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Boxing Association Removes Several Olympic Judges and Refs

Boxing Association Removes Several Olympic Judges and Refs

The International Boxing Association has removed an undisclosed number of referees and judges from the Olympics after determining they had not met the organization's standards of competence. AIBA announced the...

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

AIBA Removes Judges From Rio Following Criticism

AIBA Removes Judges From Rio Following Criticism

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has removed an undisclosed number of referees and judges from the Olympics after determining they had not met the organization's standards of competence.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016

Boxer Claressa Shields Wins Debut Fight in Rio

Boxer Claressa Shields Wins Debut Fight in Rio

Top American boxer Claressa Shields has won her first round in the ring at the Rio Olympics.

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