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Female Boxing

Forced to Wear a Skirt?

Elizabeth Plank | Posted 03.19.2012 | UK
Elizabeth Plank

With the London 2012 Olympics rapidly approaching, I am eagerly awaiting the inauguration of female boxing as an official discipline. Despite this being a long overdue development, as a beginner to the sport, I am thrilled to see female boxers finally gracing the ring at the most important sporting event of the year. In preparation, the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) met yesterday to discuss the games and draw up recommendations, including suitable dress requirements. One of the items up for discussion was whether female boxers should have to wear skirts.

WATCH: Afghan Sisters Box For Their Country

Posted 01.03.2012 | World

She's not just boxing for herself, but for her country, Shabnam Rahimi told MSNBC. Shabnam and her sister Sadaf are the stars of Afghanistan's fir...

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Len Berman | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York
Len Berman

I have to admit I'm rooting for Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow to succeed. I guess that's because all the "experts" say he's a crummy quarterback. But of course all he does is win.

Boxing Moves For Beginners

Posted 11.29.2011 | Healthy Living

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Soledad O'Brien Talks About Being Latina (And Black, And Irish, And More) | Cristina Costantini | Posted 11.21.2011 | Latino Voices

Soledad O’Brien believes America has changed radically in terms of race during her lifetime and she's devoted her most recent project to documenting...

Choi Hyun-mi Defeats Claudia Andrea Lopez (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Two female boxers battled for the World Boxing Association female featherweight championship yesterday, and defending champ Choi Hyun-mi successfully ...

Hit Me With Your Best Shot, Santa Cruz: One on One With Boxer Carina Moreno

Greg Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

It's safe to say Carina Moreno one of the best female boxers in the world. (I dare anybody not to.) She now boasts a whopping 21-1 record and has seven knockouts to her name.

Afghan Female Boxers Challenge Gender Roles

San Francisco Chronicle | Nick Meo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Concord resident Tareq Shawl Azim says he always knew he would one day return to his parents' country to make it a better place. Azim, whose parents ...