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1970 – 2018: Canada’s last Olympic boxing medalist, David Defiagbon, passed away at the age of 48

David Defiagbon was born in Nigeria on June 12, 1970 and died on November 24, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV of heart complications at the age of 48. David proudly represented Canada at the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympic Games where he […]

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International Olympic Committee ensures boxing will remain in the 2020 Olympic Games

In a statement released earlier today, the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ensured that all efforts will be deployed to protect the athletes and a boxing tournament can take place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games regardless […]

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An overview of Team Canada’s performances at the 2018 AIBA Women’s World Championships (recap)

On the sixth day of competition at the 2018 Women’s World Championships, Caroline Veyre, Myriam Da Silva and Tammara Thibeault were the last Canadian representatives in the tournament and only one victory was separating them from a medal. Determined to step […]

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Three Canadians reach the quarterfinals at the 2018 Women’s World Championships

At the conclusion of the 5th day at the 2018 Women’s World Championships, Caroline Veyre, Myriam Da Silva and Tammara Thibeault have secured their spot in quarterfinals and have reached the Top 8 in the world. Midway through the competition, these […]

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A successful debut for Team Canada at the 2018 Women’s World Championships

Organized by AIBA, the 2018 Women’s World Championships have officially kicked off in New Delhi, India on November 15, featuring the 277 best boxers from 62 nations. After two intense training camps in Montreal and Doha, Qatar prior to the […]

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2018 AIBA Women’s World Championships: Meet Team Canada

With only 2 more days before the official draw, Team Canada is getting ready to step into the ring against the best boxers in the world at the 2018 AIBA Women’s World Championships. Organized by AIBA, the #WWCHs2018 are taking […]

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Boxing Canada’s President, Pat Fiacco, has been appointed to AIBA’s Executive Committee for a second mandate

Boxing Canada is pleased to announce that its President, Pat Fiacco, has been appointed to AIBA’s Executive Committee for a second four-year mandate. The election took place this past weekend during the AIBA Congress in Moscow where Gafur Rakhimov was […]

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Six boxers to represent Team Canada at the 2018 AIBA Elite Women’s World Championships

With less than a month to go, Boxing Canada unveils the team that will represent Canada at the 2018 Elite Women’s World Championships. Organized by AIBA, the competition is set to take place from November 15th– 24thin New Delhi, India. […]

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2018 Youth Olympic Games: a lifetime experience for the Canadian boxing team

Regrouping the best 82 Youth boxers in the world, the 2018 Youth Olympic Games have come to an end for the two Canadian boxers, Spencer Wilcox and Tethluach Chuol, after four days of intense competition. Here is an overview of […]

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Team Canada’s boxers made their historical debut at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

The boxing competition finally started on day 8 of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games and both Canadian boxers were set to make their historic debut during the first day of the competition. Indeed, Spencer Wilcox and Tethluach Chuol are the […]

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