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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Boxing

2016 Rio Olympic Games: Boxing

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Aug 21, 2016

Zaccardi: My 16 Favorite Highlights of the Olympics

Zaccardi: My 16 Favorite Highlights of the Olympics

In chronological order, NBCOlympics.com editor Nick Zaccardi's 16 favorite highlights from the Olympics.

Aug 21, 2016

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In China, a Forgiving Public Embraces Fewer Gold Medals

In a country long focused on bringing home as many Olympic gold medals as possible, this year's haul isn't what China expected.

Aug 21, 2016

4 to Watch: 2016 Summer Olympics Come to a Close

4 to Watch: 2016 Summer Olympics Come to a Close

Sunday evening features the closing ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, but before that, there is more gold for Team USA to claim. The events Americans will contend in include basketball, boxing...

Aug 20, 2016

'I'm Hurt': Shakur Stevenson Sobs After Taking Silver

'I'm Hurt': Shakur Stevenson Sobs After Taking Silver

Cuban boxer Robeisy Ramirez used a strong third round to finish off top American boxing prospect Shakur Stevenson and win Olympic gold in the bantamweight final Saturday. In an emotional interview after...

Aug 18, 2016

Boxer Stevenson Advances to Gold Medal Match After Forfeit

Boxer Stevenson Advances to Gold Medal Match After Forfeit

U.S. boxer Shakur Stevenson has reached the Olympic bantamweight final after Russian semifinal opponent Vladimir Nikitin was ruled out with an injury. The International Boxing Association (AIBA) confirmed...

Aug 19, 2016

Boxer Shields Dominates Semifinal to Reach Gold Medal Match

Boxer Shields Dominates Semifinal to Reach Gold Medal Match

The reigning champion of women's middleweight boxing in 2012 is one win away from another gold medal. Claressa Shields, the top seed of the division and reigning London Olympic champion, defeated Kazakhstan's...

Aug 17, 2016

AIBA Removes Judges From Rio Following Criticism

AIBA Removes Judges From Rio Following Criticism

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has removed an undisclosed number of referees and judges from the Olympics after determining they had not met the organization's standards of competence.

Aug 17, 2016

Boxer Claressa Shields Wins Debut Fight in Rio

Boxer Claressa Shields Wins Debut Fight in Rio

Top American boxer Claressa Shields has won her first round in the ring at the Rio Olympics.

Aug 17, 2016

4 to Watch: Can Usain Bolt Break Another Record?

4 to Watch: Can Usain Bolt Break Another Record?

On Day 12 of the Olympic Games, Usain Bolt will run in the men's 200m semifinals; a women's beach volleyball team will win gold; Team USA's men's basketball team will play in the quarterfinals and Tori...

Aug 16, 2016

Heavyweight Final May Be Catalyst for AIBA Changes

Heavyweight Final May Be Catalyst for AIBA Changes

Heavyweight Evgeny Tishchenko's gold-medal victory over Vassiliy Levit in a widely criticized decision is likely to be a catalyst for change during the International Boxing Association's next evaluation of...

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