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July 2, 2016 - 0 Comments

WHEN England amateur boxing team coach Mick Driscoll was attached to drill the Zambia boxing squad in March ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games qualifiers, he said the boxers were not far from qualifying...

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June 29, 2016 - 0 Comments

By HARBGUY MWAMBAZI – ZAMBIAN World Boxing Council (WBC) female bantamweight champion Catherine Phiri has been named the first Zambian female United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (Unicef) brand ambassador. This was announced at the...

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June 26, 2016 - 0 Comments

BY GODFREY DUBE – THE Zambia Boxing Federation (ZBF) has named 2015 All-Africa Games (AAG) quarterfinalists Julian Kasonka into a provisional national under-20 team that will fight the Zambia under-20 B side at the Trade...

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June 25, 2016 - 0 Comments

THIS PAST week Mxolisa Gumede manager of South African Gabisile Tshabalala fired a warning shot at World Boxing Council (WBC) gold female bantamweight champion Catherine Phiri ahead of their scheduled August 27 title fight in...

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June 22, 2016 - 0 Comments

By ADRIAN MWANZA – BOXER Ben Muziyo sneaked in a wild card entry to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games despite his elimination at the ongoing World Boxing Championship in Baku, Azerbaijan. Muziyo, a Commonwealth bronze...

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June 11, 2016 - 0 Comments

By SAMUEL LUKHANDA – WORLD Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight champion Catherine Phiri has been offered a scholarship to study sports management in Italy after she completes her secondary education. Catherine along with 24 other academically...

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June 10, 2016 - 0 Comments

I WAS watching a BBC documentary when suddenly the presenter interrupted the programme to announce breaking news – the passing of the icon Muhammad Ali. Unbelieving, I tuned to CNN and then Aljazeera to check...

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May 28, 2016 - 0 Comments

By ADRIAN MWANZA – THE National Olympics Committee (NOC) has called on Zambian boxers in Baku, Azerbaijan, to take preparations for the Olympics qualifier seriously as the nation was expecting a lot from them. Two...

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May 27, 2016 - 0 Comments

THERE comes a time when two super stars have to collide because it is inevitable. Retired greats Floyd Mayweather Jr and Manny Pacquiao kept the boxing fraternity in suspense for years before their mega fight...

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May 9, 2016 - 0 Comments

By GWEN CHIPASULA – ZIMBABWEAN World Boxing Council (WBC) welterweight Silver champion Charles Manyuchi pocketed US$35, 000 from beating Russian Dmitry “Mechanic” Mikhaylenko at DVS Arena in Yekaterinburg at the weekend. Oriental Quarries Boxing Promotion...

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