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Womens Boxing Olympics

U.S. Women's Boxers Notch Historic Wins

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Katie Taylor stepped through the ropes and into the madness, beaming at thousands of flag-waving, face-painted Irish fans raucously cel...

Women's Boxing Traveled Long Road To Olympics

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

-- When Lucia Rijker dropped in at the European Championships of women's boxing in her native Netherlands last year, the greatest fighter in the hist...

Women's Boxing American Continental Championships -- Day 4

Sarah Deming | Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports
Sarah Deming

Before every night of boxing in the Continental Championships, a certain rousing theme has been broadcast throughout the NAV Center's auditorium. "...

Women's Boxing American Continental Championships -- Day 2

Sarah Deming | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports
Sarah Deming

The next bout was the fight of the night and had the sparse crowd screaming. U.S. Olympic candidate Queen Underwood faced Canada's Sandra Bizier. It took me a while to realize that I'd actually fought Sandra 10 years ago in Quebec City.

Women's Boxing American Continental Championships -- Day One

Sarah Deming | Posted 06.05.2012 | Sports
Sarah Deming

Fifty three women boxers in 10 weight classes are here in Cornwall, Ontario, competing for the right to call themselves the best in the Americas. Twelve countries are here, and it would have been 13 but Venezuela bought tickets to Ontario, California by mistake.

U.S. Women's Boxing Olympic Trials Day 6 -- The Kalispel Tribe

Sarah Deming | Posted 04.22.2012 | Sports
Sarah Deming

Boxing has always been a sport for the underdog - women's boxing doubly so - and nobody appreciates underdogs more than the Kalispel Tribe.

U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women's Boxing -- Day 1: The Draw

Sarah Deming | Posted 04.14.2012 | Sports
Sarah Deming

This year marks the debut of women's boxing in the Olympic Games. To make it there, the three winners of this week's trials will also need to place in the top eight in the Women's World Championships this May.