Tag Archives: Claire Ghabrial

News flash! Women can box!

The Herald Sun’s Ron Reed has finally discovered women’s boxing, which is great for him, and for the rest of us too, I suppose, even though he’s about five years behind the times. But while we have been watching the … 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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Raining champions

Barbados is kind if a quirky place; crickets squeak like a bunch of annoying kids with tin whistles at night, everyone has accents like they walked out of a Welsh coal mine and there are really gorgeous beaches that you … Continue reading

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