James DeGale: 'Carl Froch did the right thing'

James DeGale: 'Carl Froch did the right thing'

Don’t miss any action. Sign up for the free BN newsletter(s) here JAMES DEGALE hasn’t made a habit of praising Carl Froch. Before Froch retired DeGale was his mandatory challenger, calling for the fight. But DeGale has to admit that Froch retired at the top. “I think that’s just the way […]

Indian boxing hits purple patch ahead of Asian Games

Indian boxing hits purple patch ahead of Asian Games

Indian boxing has hit a purple patch lately, if the results in key tournaments this year and the collective strength of the Indian contingent for the Asian Games were to be the two major yardsticks. The country’s pugilists bagged nine medals — including three gold — from the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG), the best ever […]

Japan Amateur Boxing Federation President resigns as allegations of misconduct mount

Japan Amateur Boxing Federation President resigns as allegations of misconduct mount

Akira Yamane has announced his resignation as President of the Japan Amateur Boxing Federation (JABF) following misconduct allegations, including misuse and funds and pressuring referees to fix matches. The 78-year-old, a former Board member of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), has denied wrongdoing but came under pressure to step down from key officials including Japan Sports […]

Abbott headlines Aug. 18 boxing card

Abbott headlines Aug. 18 boxing card

Nikita (The Sniper) Abbott will headline the Brantford Black Eye Boxing Club’s Summers Slam on Aug. 18. Submitted Photo The Brantford Black Eye Boxing Club is ready to end summer with a special card. Summers Smash, on Aug. 18 at the Brant Curling Club, 34 Morrell St., will include about a dozen Black Eye boxers. […]