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TOKYO (Reuters) -Boxers from Britain and Ireland powered into the semi-finals at the 2020 Olympics on Friday, securing bronze medals at the very least, as their pugilist siblings roared them on from the stands at a spectator-less arena.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Boxing world champion Kellie Ann Harrington said Ireland was punching above its weight at the Tokyo Games and hailed the performance of the country's rowers after they won a first Olympic gold medal in the sport.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Filipino Eumir Marcial advanced to the quarter-finals of the Tokyo Games middleweight boxing tournament on Thursday after an accidental headbutt opened up a gash above his opponent's eye and forced the referee to stop the bout.
TOKYO (Reuters) -World middleweight boxing champion Lauren Price dominated in her opening bout at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, saying she was "massively" inspired by Britain's performance in taekwondo, a sport in which she has also competed.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Uzbek flyweight Shakhobidin Zoirov kicked off his Olympic title defence with a comfortable unanimous points victory on Monday while Venezuelan Yoel Finol's bid to improve on his silver medal showing from Rio de Janeiro ended in disappointment.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Five years before Simone Biles was born, Oksana Chusovitina was already an Olympic gold medallist in a sport whose brightest stars often fade early, their bodies battered by years of gruelling training.
CHIBA, Japan (Reuters) - Top-ranked taekwondo champion Lee Dae-hoon lost in the first match of his final Olympics on Sunday, dashing South Korea's best hope for a gold medal in the national sport it once dominated.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Reigning world champion Nesthy Petecio of the Philippines took a first step towards maiden Olympic gold in women's featherweight boxing on Saturday, with a unanimous decision over Marcelat Sakobi Matshu of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
PETALING JAYA: One is excited to compete in her first Olympics. The other has not lost her zeal despite it being her eighth Games.
PETALING JAYA: Different goals but nevertheless one that brings pride and joy to Asia.