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Ombok takes over as Africa Zone 3 Chairman

Ombok and his closest rival Nkodia Kynd Gaetan of the Republic of Congo were tied  5-5 after the first round of voting before Ombok emerged victorious in the tie breaking second round.

Hit Squad trio through to African Boxing Championship finals

Three Kenyan boxers led by the vastly experienced Nick Okoth and his compatriots Samuel Njau, and Elizabeth Andiego reached the African Boxing Confederation Championship finals in Maputo, Mozambique after successful semifinal outings on Thursday 15 September 2022.

Usyk defeats Joshua, sets sights on Fury

Oleksandr Usyk turned his sights on rival heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury on Sunday after beating Britain's Anthony Joshua on a split points decision to retain his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts in Jeddah.

Team Kenya boxers intensify training for Commonwealth Games

The tactician says the experience picked over the last two international tournaments the team has been will be massive for them to charge for medals

Kenyan boxers receive more blows down in Kinshasa

Skipper Nick Okoth suffered a unanimous decision defeat to Cameroon’s Sangue Alain.

Boxing, Weightlifting left off Olympics programme

Long-running issues at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF), which led to the former being excluded from running the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 and the latter's place at Paris 2024 being provisional, have led to their omission from the initial Los Angeles 2028 programme.

Crawford stops Porter in Las Vegas

It was a brutal display of Crawford's merit to be known as the best fighter in the world because Porter, a two-time champion, was the toughest and most experienced opponent of his career.

Okwiri too strong for Serunjogi

This result came off the back of another non-title victory against Colombia’s Fidel Munoz in the USA two months ago as he took his professional record to 7 wins (5 knockouts) and 1 draw.

Fury knocks out Wilder to retain WBC title in heavyweight classic

In a brutal, roller coaster fight in front of of 15,820 fans, the 33-year-old Briton regrouped and put Wilder down in the 10th before delivering two enormous right hands to win the bout with a knockout.

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao retires to vie for Philippines presidency

"As I hang up my boxing gloves, I would like to thank the whole world especially the Filipino people for supporting Manny Pacquiao," he said, fighting back tears.