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The USA basketball team and Mohammed ALI, who got back the Tokyo 1964 gold medal that he once lost.
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Taylor wins gold
London 2012 - After a close, hard fought gold medal match and an agonizing wait to tally the scores, Katie Taylor of Ireland is declared winner by a score of 10-8 over Russia’s Sofya Ochigava in the light 60kg category of women’s boxing.
Nicola Adams fan club
London 2012 - Supporters cheer for British women’s boxing gold medalist, Nicola Adams, inside ExCel South Arena 2 on 9 August, 2012.
London 2012 - Women’s boxers enter for the medal presentation. From right to left: Ren Cancan (CHN, silver), Nicola Adams (GBR, gold), Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte (IND, bronze), and Marlen Esparza (USA, bronze).
Women’s boxing medalists
London 2012 - Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte (IND), Nicola Adams (GBR), and Ren Cancan (CHN) enter ExCel arena to receive their medals on August 9, 2012.
First podium for women’s boxing
London 2012 - Women’s boxing debuts at the London games, and the first podium consists of the fly division (51kg). From left to right, Ren Cancan (CHN, silver), Nicola Adams (GBR, gold), Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte (IND, bronze), and Marlen Esparza (USA, bronze).
Women’s boxing Fly (51kg) podium
London 2012 - From left to right, Ren Cancan (CHN, silver), Nicola Adams (GBR, gold), Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte (IND, bronze), and Marlen Esparza (USA, bronze).
Adams eyes Hmangte
London 2012 - Nicola Adams of Great Britain swings at opponent Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte of India during semifinal action of women’s boxing fly 51kg category.
London 2012 - Nicola Adams (in blue) jabs Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte of India during their 51kg fly women’s boxing match.
Spritz for Adams
London 2012 - Great Britain’s Nicola Adams receives a quick mist between rounds in her flyweight (51kg) women’s boxing match.
London 2012 - Flyweight (51kg) women’s boxers Nicola Adams (GBR, in blue) and Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte of India tangle during semifinal action.
Adams’ long reach
London 2012 - Nicola Adams (GBR) uses her longer reach to outscore India’s Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte 11-6 in their semifinal flyweight bout.
Nicola Adams focuses
London 2012 - Nicola Adams focuses on delivering scoring blows to opponent Ren Cancan of China during the gold medal match in women’s boxing fly division.
Adams celebrates gold
London 2012 - Great Britain’s Nicola Adams celebrates winning the first ever Olympic gold medal offered in women’s boxing, beating Ren Cancan of China in the 51kg flyweight division.
Portrait of a winner
London 2012 - Posing with a strong fist and a victor’s smile, Nicola Adams of Great Britain wins gold in women’s boxing 51kg fly division.
Adams wins fly gold
London 2012 - A dominant performance by Nicola Adams results in Great Britain earning the first ever gold medal offered in women’s boxing. Adams defeats Ren Cancan of China by a score of 16-7 in fly (51kg) competition on 9 August, 2012 at ExCel South Arena 2.
London 2012 - Ren Cancan of China does her best to defend a flurry of punches from Britain’s Nicola Adams during the gold medal match of women’s boxing 51kg fly division.
British fighter takes first ever women’s boxing gold
London 2012 - Nicola Adams pleases the local British fans by winning the first Olympic medal ever offered to a woman boxer, in the 51kg flyweight division over China’s Ren Cancan.
Adams poses with gold
London 2012 - Great Britain’s Nicola Adams holds the first gold medal ever awarded for women’s boxing after winning the 51kg flyweight divison on 9 August, 2012.
Historic gold for Adams
London 2012 - Nicola Adams of Great Britain makes history by winning the first Olympic gold medal ever offered in women’s boxing, after her win in the 51kg fly competition.
Profile of fighter
London 2012 - Nicola Adams (GBR) on top of the podium for women’s boxing 51kg fly division at ExCel South Arena 2 on 9 August, 2012.
Adams (GBR) advances to gold bout
London 2012 - Nicola Adams of Great Britain defeats Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte of India in the women’s fly 51kg category, and advances to contend for the first ever women’s boxing gold medal.
Ochigava (RUS) versus Araujo (BRA)
London 2012 - Sofya Ochigava of Russia lands a punch on the chin of Brazil’s Adriana Araujo during semifinal action in women’s boxing light (60kg) division.
Pep talk and rub down
London 2012 - Nadezda Torlopova of Russia gets advice and a rubdown between rounds during her middleweight (75kg) semifinal bout with Jinzi Li of China on 8 August, 2012 at ExCel South Arena 2.
Good advice for Torlopova
London 2012 - Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova gets good advice from her trainer which she employs to a 12-10 win over Jinzi Li of China during semifinal action in women’s boxing 75kg middleweight division.
Jinzi Li concentrates
Lodnon 2012 - China’s Jinzi Li concentrates before taking the ring to fight Nadezda Torlopova of Russia in the women’s boxing middleweight (75kg) semifinal bout at ExCel South Arena 2 on 8 August, 2012.
Women’s middle (75kg) semifinal bout
London 2012 - Nadezda Torlopova of Russia and China’s Jinzi Li square off in the semifinal round of women’s boxing middleweight (75kg) division on 8 August, 2012 at ExCel Arena.
London 2012 - Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova (in blue) swings at Jinzi Li of China in women’s boxing 75kg middleweight division.
Tangle of gloves
London 2012 - Nadezda Torlopova gets the better of Jinzi Li and advances to the the silver medal bout in women’s boxing 75kg weight division on 8 August, 2012.
Left for left
London 2012 - Jinzi Li of China (in red) and Nadezda Torlopova trade jabs during a semifinal bout in women’s boxing middle (75kg) division.
London 2012 - Nadezda Torlopova jabs as the Russian boxer defeats Jinzi Li of China to advance to the silver medal bout in women’s middle (75kg) division on August 8, 2012.
Torlopova’s right connects
London 2012 - The right cross from Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova finds its mark on the chin of Jinzi Li of China during semifinal action in women’s boxing 75kg division on 8 August, 2012.
Women’s boxing debuts with a bang
London 2012 - Nadezda Torlopova of Russia smashes a left into the jaw of China’s Jinzi Li on during semifinal action in women’s boxing middle (75kg) division on 8 August, 2012 in ExCel Arena.
Semifinal bout, women’s middle 75kg
London 2012 - Jinzi Li of China faces Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova during a semifinal bout in women’s boxing middle (75kg) division on 8 August, 2012 in ExCel Arena.
Torlopova rocks Li
London 2012 - Torlopova (RUS) connects to the head of Jinzi Li (CHN) in women’s boxing 75kg semifinal action.
Exchange favors Torlopova
London 2012 - Both fighters punch, but Russia’s Nadezda Torlopova lands a blow to the face of Jinzi Li in women’s boxing 75kg action.
Women boxers make history
London 2012 - women's boxing comes to the Olympics. Karlha Magliocco of Venezuela narrowly beat Erica Matos of Brazil in the round of 16.
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