The recent signings of top Rio Olympians to professional boxing contracts offers a glimpse of how promoters view the money-making prospects of medalists and non-medalists.
Just because some.. L.A. Times
Greg Louganis says that hitting his head on the springboard at the 1988 Olympics wasn't the most memorable moment, it was pulling himself together and doing his next dive. Source: The Hollywood Reporter Studio -
More than 13 years in the making, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is getting ready to open, featuring more than 3,000 artifacts, including pieces of a.. Source: Associated Press -
Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Saturday met former Olympic medalist and now a professional boxer Vijender Singh to discuss the way forward for Indian boxing, which has been severely hampered by the.. Source: nnis Sports English -
In little more than four years Anthony Joshua has won an Olympic gold medal, turned professional, won 17 out of 17 fights by knock-out and been crowned heavyweight champion of the world.
Yet he.. City A.M.
Researchers investigated elite British athletes from both swimming and boxing and their research suggests asthma related breathing problems should not be a barrier to sporting success, as long as they.. Science Daily
This is not the column I thought I'd be writing about Paul Kroll. I thought I'd write a kind of "he did Philly proud" piece applauding Kroll, a gifted welterweight boxer, for his relentless, years-long.. philly.com