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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 10: Drama in the men’s pole vault and the women’s beam!

    Relive the competitions of Monday 15 August 2016 in Rio on The athletics in the evening was marked by David Rudisha’s double in the 800m, Shaunae Miller’s dive at the finish of the 400m, and the incredible win by Thiago Braz Da Silva in the pole vault. Simone Biles came to grief on the beam and handed the title to Sanne Wevers. Charlotte Dujardin’s dazzling display secured her a second consecutive dressage title; and Cuban Greco-Roman wrestler Mijain Lopez won his third.
    15 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 men’s boxing competition produces a 10-star spectacle

    Day after day, crowds filled the stands and lapped up the high quality content on offer at Riocentro Pavilion 6, as boxers from Uzbekistan, Cuba and France shone in the men’s boxing competitions.
    03 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Boxing
  • News | RIO 2016

    Yeleussinov extends Kazakhstan’s welterweight streak

    Kazakhstan’s Daniyar Yeleussinov outpointed Uzbekistan’s Shakhram Giyasov to win welterweight gold in Rio and make it four Olympic titles in a row for his country in his boxing division.
    17 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Boxing, Kazakhstan
  • News | RIO 2016

    Tishchenko takes heavyweight boxing gold

    Evgeny Tishchenko added the Olympic crown to his world championship title with a unanimous points victory over Vassiliy Levit.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Boxing, Russian Federation
  • News | RIO 2016

    Inside Cuba’s premier school of boxing

    Cuba has had a huge impact on Olympic boxing, thanks in no small part to the La Finca gym in the capital Havana, which has trained all the country’s greats, including Teofilo Stevenson and Felix Savon, and will be hoping to welcome back more Olympic champions from Rio.
    31 Jul 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Boxing
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Olympic flame ignites a Games to remember

    Following a lengthy journey by land, sea and air across the whole of the Oceania region, the Olympic flame finally arrived in Sydney’s Olympic Stadium on Friday 15 September 2000.  
    15 Sep 2014 | Sydney 2000, Olympic News, BALLANGER, Felicia
  • News | Olympic News

    Teófilo Stevenson: a Heavyweight worth his Weight in Gold

    Teófilo Stevenson stood out both for the record that he set - he was the first boxer to win three Olympic gold medals in the same category at three consecutive editions of the Games – and for his indefectible loyalty to his country. The Cuban boxer was one of the best athletes of the 20th century. Today he celebrates his 55th birthday - a chance to look back on the brilliant career of this athlete.
    29 Mar 2007 | Olympic News, Boxing, Heavy (up to 91kg), Men, Cuba, STEVENSON, Teófilo
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