Tag Archives: AIBA Women’s World Championships

Bad hair days

A bad hair day took on a whole new meaning for Omeo based 75kg boxer Cassy Lear in her Victorian state title bout on Sunday (December 16) against Warrnambool based ¬†Gabrielle Brown. Your hair can lose you a fight, so … Continue reading

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Show me the way

Ever since I started boxing back in the mid 1990s, people have said that women make better students. And while it sounds good at first, it’s a bit of a double edged sword. I always wondered if it was because … Continue reading

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Boxing birds of a feather

I don’t want to go on too much about Lauryn Eagle’s public and high-priced boxing lesson on Main Event. But a few more things have struck me about it. In case anyone thinks I wish Lauryn ill, let me say … Continue reading

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The Eagle will not fly very far

Currently the whole of Australia is under the misguided impression that it’s possible for a champion waterskier to become a headlining boxer virtually overnight, since she herself can’t see much difference between the sports. So there’s your problem right there. … Continue reading

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Trouble in Paradise

A new level: Katie Taylor v Queen Underwood. Picture: Adriana Gonzalez The Queen v The Champ Women’s boxing just hit a whole new level here in Barbados in the 60kg semi final between Queen Underwood and the force of nature … Continue reading

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The wild frontier

The Barbados boxing tent was a wild place today, both inside and out. The action just keeps getting more intense as each girl is eliminated from the tournament and joins the mix in the sparring. Outside there was a tropical … Continue reading

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The heat is on

The competition is hotting up in Barbados and so is the weather. The rain has stopped and the sun is out making the 24-hour training centre, a massive tent with three big rings, feel like a sauna. You could also … Continue reading

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