Aug 01, 2012 09:26 EDT
The United States men's boxing team was cleared on Wednesday by amateur boxing chiefs of allegations their fighters had signed contracts with professional promoters prior to the Olympic Games.
Oct 31, 2011 19:51 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 19-year-old U.S. amateur boxing champion was in critical condition on Monday, a day after he was injured in a multiple-car pile-up on a New York City expressway that killed his sister.
May 07, 2011 15:17 EDT
Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach hopes to give American medal hopes a strong boost by helping train US Olympic boxing prospects ahead of the 2012 London Games.
May 07, 2011 14:09 EDT
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach has formed a partnership with the United States Olympic Committee and USA Boxing to help prepare American boxers for the 2012 London Games.
Oct 01, 2010 23:05 EDT
American boxing promoter stands behind Chinese national team in showdown with US amateurs. The idea seems almost traitorous, or at the very least unpatriotic: a well-respected American boxing promoter helping the Chinese Boxing Association while the U.S. amateur team is in shambles following a disastrous Olympics.
Feb 24, 2010 21:28 EST
Okla. athletic commission investigating death of Toughman contestant who suffered head injury. The Oklahoma State Athletic Commission is investigating the death of a Toughman contestant.
Aug 19, 2009 17:23 EDT
Partnership with boxing promoter Dino Duva will help train, market Chinese national team. Boxing promoter Dino Duva sat inside Workers Indoor Arena during last summer's Beijing Olympics and watched the Chinese team win two gold medals, a silver and a bronze in a surprising show of strength.
Feb 23, 2008 17:04 EST
Free-For-All Combat Sports Often Free of Regulations, Which Can Lead to Serious Injuries. One after another they landed on the young fighter's head ? short, punishing blows from an opponent who straddled him on the ground like an animal over injured prey.