Women's boxing

March 23, 2018 - 3:12 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Dennis Waszak Jr. at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP...
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March 08, 2018 - 8:03 pm
March 9 At Costa Mesa, Calif. (ESPN2), Ronny Rios vs. Azat Hovhannisyan, 10, junior featherweights. At Deadwood (S.D.) Mountain Grand (SHO), Regis Prograis vs. Julius Indongo, 12, for vacant interim WBC super lightweight title; Ivan Baranchyk vs. Anthony Yigit, 12, junior welterweight eliminator...
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March 04, 2018 - 10:04 pm
March 6 At Chonburi, Thailand, Knockout CP Freshmart vs. Toto Landero, 12, for CP Freshmart's WBA strawweight title. March 9 At Costa Mesa, Calif. (ESPN2), Ronny Rios vs. Azat Hovhannisyan, 10, junior featherweights. At Deadwood (S.D.) Mountain Grand (SHO), Regis Prograis vs. Julius Indongo, 12,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, Russian athletes Anastasia Bryzgalova, left, and Alexander Krushelnitsky smile as they win bronze medal during the venue ceremony for the mixed doubles curling match at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Russian curlers say a coach on their team told them that Krushelnitsky tested positive for a banned substance at the Pyeongchang Olympics. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
February 19, 2018 - 4:12 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has been charged with a doping offense at the Pyeongchang Olympics. Krushelnitsky, who won bronze in mixed doubles with his wife Anastasia Bryzgalova, tested positive for meldonium, Russian officials said Monday. Here are some...
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February 14, 2018 - 9:07 am
Feb. 15 1932 — Eddie Eagen, as a member of the four-man U.S. bobsled team, wins a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. He previously won a gold medal in boxing light heavyweight division at the 1920 Summer Games in Antwerp, Belgium. 1936 — Sonja Henie of Norway, wins her...
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February 10, 2018 - 9:16 am
Feb. 11 1878 — The Boston Bicycle Club, the first bicycle club in the United States, is formed. 1949 — Willie Pep becomes the first boxer in the history of the 126-pound class to regain a lost championship with a 15-round unanimous decision over Sandy Saddler at Madison Square Garden. 1957 — The...
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February 10, 2018 - 3:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Feb. 11 1878 — The Boston Bicycle Club, the first bicycle club in the United States, is formed. 1949 — Willie Pep becomes the first boxer in the history of the 126-pound class to regain a lost championship with a 15-round unanimous decision over Sandy Saddler at Madison...
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February 09, 2018 - 8:44 am
Feb. 10 1908 — Tommy Burns knocks out Jack Palmer in the fourth round to defend his world heavyweight title in London. 1949 — Joe Fulks of Philadelphia scores 63 points in a 108-87 win over Indianapolis to set an NBA scoring record which would last for nearly a decade. 1952 — The Baltimore Bullets...
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FILE - In this 1932 file photo, boxer Jack Johnson, the first black world heavyweight champion, poses in New York City. Black athletes have been finding a way to fight for social change for more than 100 years, from Jack Johnson, to Muhammad Ali to Kaepernick. (AP Photo/File)
February 08, 2018 - 8:22 pm
In Jim Crow America, it's no wonder that Jack Johnson was the most despised African-American of his generation. The first black boxing heavyweight champion of the world, Johnson humiliated white fighters and flaunted his affection for white women, even fleeing the country after an all-white jury...
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February 04, 2018 - 9:04 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Feb. 5 1913 — The New York State Athletic Commission bans boxing matches between fighters of different races. 1919 — Charges against Cincinnati's Hal Chase of throwing games and betting against his team are dismissed by National League president John Heydler. Two weeks...
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