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Nanziri eliminated but still makes Ugandan Olympic history

Tokyo, Japan | THE INDEPENDENT | Flyweight boxer Catherine Nanziri has been eliminated from the ongoing Tokyo Olympic games following her unanimous points loss to Japan’s Tsukimi Namiki. Nanziri 21, who was in the blue corner lost the fight on unanimous decision by the judges. According to the scorers, Nanziri never …

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UPDF yet to arrest Zebra’s December 30 killers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Wednesday marked six months since Bwaise based boxer, Isaac Ssenyange alias Zebra Mando, was shot dead by soldiers under the Joint Ant-Terrorism Task Force –JATT. Zebra met his death on December 30, 2020, at St Francis Zone, Bwaise III Parish, Kawempe division. His death …

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Global boxing body promises to uplift standards in Africa

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Umar Kremlev has lined up his ambitious plans to uplift boxing standards in Africa when he led the AIBA leadership and the national federations of the continent to discuss key boxing issues in a virtual forum here on Sunday. The Kremlev’s …

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Mayweather to stage “entertainment” spectacle in Japan

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Boxer Floyd Mayweather says his New Year’s Eve bout with Japanese kick boxer Tenshin Nasukawa will be “all about the entertainment”. The nine-minute exhibition in Japan will have no official winner or loser if it goes the distance, and Mayweather said at a …

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