Thais shine in boxing semis as Cuban record hopes go begging – Daily Times

Thai News Agency MCOT Thais shine in boxing semis as Cuban record hopes go beggingDaily Times, Pakistan –4 hours agoBEIJING: Thailand’s boxing gold medal hopes Manus Boonjumnong and Somjit Jongjohor both kept their Olympic dreams alive in the semi-finals here on Friday. …Asians shine in boxing semisNEWS.com.auBoxing – Thai Manus nears golden doubleReuters IndiaOlympics-Boxing: Two Thais still in hunt for boxing gold, …

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Beijing boxing marred by series of allegations – Bangkok Post

Setanta Sports Beijing boxing marred by series of allegationsBangkok Post, Thailand –31 minutes agoAmid several disputable decisions in the semi-finals, a senior International Amateur Boxing Association (Aiba) official claimed the selection of the match …International Boxing Association determines to "clean house …XinhuaBoxing official suspended at Beijing Olympic GamesNEWS.com.auBoxing chiefs forced into action over 'dodgy ref' allegationsIrish IndependentAZ Central.com – Washington Postall 22 news …

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DeGale spurred on by atmosphere – Scotsman

Times Online DeGale spurred on by atmosphereScotsman, United Kingdom –3 hours agoThe only people he does have to fear, it seems, is the Amateur Boxing Association (ABA), whose announcement on Thursday that one of Edwards' boxers, …Olympics: The three British boxers defending their team's bruised …guardian.co.ukCan 'Chunky' DeGale save British boxing pride with gold on Sunday?First PostOlympic Boxing: Great Britain’s David Price …

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US boxing team had little punch – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times US boxing team had little punchLos Angeles Times, CA –50 minutes agoHeavyweight Clemente Russo of Italy, left, easily beat Deontay Wilder of the US in an Olympic boxing semifinal match at Beijing's Worker's Gymnasium. …Something has gone very wrong with American boxingKansas City StarRound by Round: Weekly Boxing NotesSportingNews.comWilder earns bronze, USA's only boxing medalUSA TodayAFP – Bangkok Postall 81 …

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International Boxing Association determines to "clean house … – Xinhua

International Boxing Association determines to "clean house …Xinhua, China –42 minutes ago22 (Xinhua) — The International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Wu Ching-Kuo said here on Friday that the association will "clean the house" after the …Boxing official suspended at Beijing Olympic GamesNEWS.com.auScandal Surrounds Beijing BoxingPrensa LatinaWanting women in LondonEdmonton SunInternational Herald Tribune – Reuters South Africaall 14 news articles More: continued here

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BOXING: DeGale’s advance from outsider to finalist continues – Taipei Times

RTE.ie BOXING: DeGale’s advance from outsider to finalist continuesTaipei Times, Taiwan –2 hours agoGlazkov, who was already assured of a bronze medal, had an elbow injury and withdrew, the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) said in a …Boxer Vijender exits, assured of bronzeReuters IndiaBeijing Olympics – as it happened, Aug 22Telegraph.co.ukDegale has big upset to advance in boxing at OlympicsSports NetworkInternational Herald …

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Down, but not out: Cuban boxing survives defections – Bangkok Post

NDTV.com Down, but not out: Cuban boxing survives defectionsBangkok Post, Thailand –7 hours agoBy Sebastian Fest Beijing (dpa) – The number and the colour of the medals were still uncertain, but Cuban boxing knew by Friday that it would leave the …World catches up with CubaSydney Morning HeraldCuba excels in boxing despite defectionsNDTV.comRP boxers set to train in four top countriesInquirer.netall 34 …

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Chinese and Cuban boxers move into semifinals – International Herald Tribune

PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) Chinese and Cuban boxers move into semifinalsInternational Herald Tribune, France –37 minutes agoAP Chinese light flyweight Zou Shiming, featherweight Vasyl Lomachenko of Ukraine and Cuban welterweight Carlos Banteaux were the stars of Olympic boxing…Asians shine in boxing semisNEWS.com.auOlympics-Boxing: Two Thais still in hunt for boxing gold, last …Bangkok PostBoxing Day 14 Preview: Heavyweights Russo and Chakhkiev to bash …Beijing 2008Sports …

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Wilder earns bronze, USA’s only boxing medal (USA Today)

Mark his words, Deontay Wilder said. He’ll rock boxing’s world someday. “You’re going to see greatness of me. That’s a guarantee right here,” the 22-year-old Alabaman said inside Beijing’s Worker’s Gymnasium. “I’m telling you (that) one day, you’re looking at the heavyweight champion of the world.” More: continued here

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Something has gone very wrong with American boxing – Kansas City Star

AFP Something has gone very wrong with American boxingKansas City Star, MO –38 minutes agoBy JOE POSNANSKI BEIJING – The United States used to be really good at boxing. There was something oddly comforting about that, something solid about …Americans will settle for only one bronze in boxingLos Angeles TimesWilder disappointed by US boxing flopAFPUS boxing team sets worst-ever record for OlympicsBangkok …

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Asians shine in boxing semi-finals (The West Australian)

Asia demonstrated itself to be the emerging power in Olympic boxing as eight fighters from the continent reached finals. Cuba still led the way despite a disappointing return from their eight semi-finalists, with only half reaching gold medal bouts. More: continued here

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DeGale sparkles on way to final

Britain’s James DeGale secures a silver by reaching the middleweight final but Tony Jeffries and David Price take bronze after losing their semi-finals. More: continued here

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DEGALE RISES ABOVE BOXING ROW (Sporting Life)

Brilliant James Degale made a mockery of the civil war continuing to grip domestic amateur boxing by skating all the way to an Olympic final and sealing the British team’s finest performance at the Games for over half a century. More: continued here

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