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China’s Women Boxing Going for Golds in London

December 2nd, 2008 · No Comments · Boxing, Sports Regime

“The only one I need to get now is the Olympic gold medal – I’ve done everything else in amateur boxing,” Katie Taylor, 22, told the Irish Times after returning home from the 5th AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Ningbo, China’s Zhejiang Province. “It is my dream to be an Olympic champion so hopefully [...]

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Will Zou Shiming Be Set Free to Go Into Pro Boxing?

November 6th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Boxing, Sports Regime

Today we noticed an interesting piece from Reuters via Universal Sports about Zou Shiming, China’s first-ever Olympic boxing champion. From the article it seems the 27-year-old boxer is pretty determined to turn pro next year. “I want a professional golden belt for my country. I think I am capable,” said the boxer, “The professional contests are easier and more attractive to watch.”

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