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Anthony Joshua, Wladimir Klitschko – return of exciting heavyweight boxing
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Anthony Joshua, Wladimir Klitschko – return of exciting heavyweight boxing

Staff Reporter - Apr 21, 2017

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga HEAVYWEIGHT boxing is the real deal. It is this weight category that has captivated sport lovers over the past century. Other weight categories…

Preserving integrity in sport: pure competition
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Preserving integrity in sport: pure competition

Staff Reporter - Apr 07, 2017

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga SPORT is defined and characterized usually as a physical competition between two individuals or teams governed by particular set of rules. Pure sport…

Nam’s independence boxing tournament a success: Samir
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Nam’s independence boxing tournament a success: Samir

Staff Reporter - Apr 07, 2017

WINDHOEK - The MTC Nestor Sunshine Tobias Boxing and Fitness Academy’s 2017 Independence Boxing Bonanza under the theme ‘Defending Namibia’s Pride’ has been described as a success.…

The Road to Shame
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The Road to Shame

Staff Reporter - Mar 31, 2017

> Robson Sharuko HARARE - He was the Golden Boy of Zimbabwean sport, a boxer whom the country believed could even become its first world champion, but…

Manyuchi landmark battle
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Manyuchi landmark battle

Staff Reporter - Mar 17, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE - Zimbabwean boxer Charles Manyuchi returns to the ring next Saturday with his first South East Asia battle being billed as a landmark…

Manyuchi’s dance with destiny as a legend watches ringside
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Manyuchi’s dance with destiny as a legend watches ringside

Staff Reporter - Feb 03, 2017

By Robson Sharuko Harare – With a boxing legend expected ringside, a world watching every jab and hook he lands and dreams of a show in the…

Boxing in crisis: Where’s the ambition?
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Boxing in crisis: Where’s the ambition?

Staff Reporter - Oct 21, 2016

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga PROFESSIONAL Boxing in Southern Africa is threatening to get out of its long self-imposed slumber. Charles Manyuchi of Zimbabwe, the World Boxing Council…

Manyuchi eyes bigger purse in US
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Manyuchi eyes bigger purse in US

Staff Reporter - Oct 21, 2016

By Robson Sharuko HARARE - RISING Zimbabwe boxing star Charles Manyuchi’s sensational first round demolition of Colombian Jose Augustin Julio Feria, in a World Boxing Council-sanctioned non-title bout…

Diplomatic passport for Zim boxing star
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Diplomatic passport for Zim boxing star

Staff Reporter - Sep 02, 2016

By Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE has shown its appreciation for boxer Charles Manyuchi’s international achievements by awarding him a diplomatic passport. He will also receive US$5,000 from the Zimbabwe…

Ambunda loses IBO ranking
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Ambunda loses IBO ranking

Staff Reporter - Aug 12, 2016

WINDHOEK - The International Boxing Organisation (IBO) has removed Namibian boxer Paulus ‘The Rock’ Ambunda from its rankings after his stable, the Nestor Sunshine Boxing and Fitness…

Pacquiao itching for world title
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Pacquiao itching for world title

Staff Reporter - Jul 22, 2016

According to promoter Bob Arum, Manny Pacquiao wants to fight for a world title straightaway when he returns to the ring on November 5 this year. Arum…

Namibian boxing trainers receive coaching certificates
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Namibian boxing trainers receive coaching certificates

Staff Reporter - Jul 08, 2016

Windhoek – Nineteen Namibian coaches have received International Boxing Association (AIBA) boxing coaching licences after attending a one-week course in the capital. The coaching course was held…

Future of Namibian boxing remains bright, despite Ambunda’s defeat
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Future of Namibian boxing remains bright, despite Ambunda’s defeat

Staff Reporter - Jun 29, 2016

By Andreas Thomas Windhoek - Boxing fans in Namibia have been left disappointed after their hometown hero, Paulus “The Rock” Ambunda, lost his IBO Super Bantamweight world title…

When Ali died, a big part of Africa died too
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When Ali died, a big part of Africa died too

Staff Reporter - Jun 14, 2016

By Robson Sharuko Harare - When boxing superstar Muhammad Ali, the man who called himself ‘The Greatest’ of all-time - whose influence on sport and politics will live…

With Mayweather, Pacquiao gone boxing needs to find fresh faces of the sport
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With Mayweather, Pacquiao gone boxing needs to find fresh faces of the sport

Staff Reporter - Apr 21, 2016

Las Vegas - Manny Pacquiao waved goodbye to boxing Saturday night the way he said hello 15 years ago: Fists flying and with that trademark ear-to-ear smile.…

Boxing is one of Namibia’s top sports – Ekandjo
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Boxing is one of Namibia’s top sports – Ekandjo

Staff Reporter - Oct 05, 2015

> Kaipaherue Kandjii Windhoek - Boxing has cemented its place, as one of Namibia’s top sporting codes, producing three world titles, 15 African champions and four international…