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  • Indian boxer faces action after refusing medal

    By Julian Linden INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Indian boxer L Sarita Devi could face disciplinary action after being reported to Asian Olympic officials for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games on Wednesday. Sarita refused to wear the medal when it was presented to her on…

    Reuters
  • Rashad Evans wants Alexander Gustafsson upon UFC return

    Former champ Rashad Evans wants to fight contender Alexander Gustafsson.

    Cagewriter
  • What does boxing need? Sugar Ray Leonard has some answers

    The six-time world champion gives his take on the chances of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. finally meeting in the ring.

    Boxing
  • Beltran will fight Crawford for lightweight title

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Ray Beltran knows he'll be facing a monumental task when he steps into the ring at CenturyLink Center on Thanksgiving weekend.

    The Associated Press
  • Magnificent Mary wins boxing gold for India at Asian Games

    By Julian Linden INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - M.C. Mary Kom gave India's battered boxing team something to celebrate when she won the women's flyweight gold medal at the Asian Games on Wednesday. Kom came from behind to beat Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova on a split decision in the 51-kilogram…

    Reuters
  • India boxing team protest rejected at Asian Games

    INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — India's protest against the outcome of an Asian Games boxing semifinal that was awarded to South Korea's Park Ji-na over L.Sarita Devi in the women's 60-kilogram division was rejected on Tuesday.

    Associated Press
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  • Games-India fumes at "robbery in the ring" in Korea

    NEW DELHI, Oct 1 (Reuters) - India's media and the country's boxing community both believe that L Sarita Devi was "robbed in the ring" by biased judges in her lightweight semi-final bout at the Asian Games in South Korea. Local favourite Park Ji-na was declared a unanimous 3-0 winner of Tuesday's…

    Reuters
  • Scuffles, protest over Asian Games boxing decisions

    Incheon (South Korea) (AFP) - Scuffles broke out and Mongolia lodged an official protest as controversial decisions in favour of home boxers caused chaotic scenes at the Asian Games in South Korea on Tuesday.

    AFP
  • Asian Games marred by track, medal and doping rows

    All three top finishers in the men's 800 metres final were disqualified and an aggrieved Indian boxer turned down her bronze medal as disputes flared at the Asian Games Wednesday.

    AFP
  • Drama and controversy reign at Asian Games

    By Julian Linden INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Cries of foul play took over the Asian Games on Wednesday when an Indian female boxer refused to accept her medal and Malaysia lodged a formal complaint after one of its competitors failed a drugs test. An Iraqi runner was also awarded a gold after a…

    Reuters