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Taking a knockout punch

Taking a Knockout Punch

I haven’t been knocked out yet, but I’ve been rocked hard plenty of times in the boxing ring. The only reason they haven’t been knockouts is because when you get hit hard enough to stumble dizzily around or hang off the ropes with a head full of stars, a sparring session will pause until you […]

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Afghan Women to Train for Olympic Boxing

Twenty-five women from Afghanistan are training to box at the 2012 Olympics; the International Boxing Association has approved the wearing of hijabs beneath their headgear and clothes that cover their bodies in order to meet Islamic religious requirements. “We want to be as inclusive as we can,” an IBA spokesperson said in a recent article […]

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