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Boxing Canada Nominates Seven Boxers to 2018 Commonwealth Games Team

Montreal – December 12th, 2017.  Boxing Canada is proud to nominate the seven boxers who will represent Canada as they step into the ring at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia April 4-15, 2018. The dynamic group composed of three men and four women will set their sight on the podium come April. […]


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Olympian Arthur Biyarslanov moves on to professional career

After dedicating more than a decade to boxing, Arthur Biyarslanov has decided to bow out of Olympic boxing to transition into professional boxing. With a record of 98 amateur bouts (85-13), Arthur had been thinking about making the jump to the professional ranks since 2014, but had decided to persevere in order to gain more […]


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5 medals for Team Canada at the International Boxing Tournament “Balkan”

The third edition of the International Boxing Tournament “Balkan” came to an end on Sunday and the Canadian delegation left its mark, claiming a total of five medals! Indeed, it’s a great improvement compared to last year performance as Bianca Paquin (51Kg) was the sole Canadian to step onto the podium. This year, Caroline Veyre (60Kg) […]


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Caroline Veyre and Marija Curran reach the finals of the International Boxing Tournament “Balkan”

On the third day of competition, it was already time for the semifinal of the International Boxing Tournament “Balkan” where 5 Canadians were scheduled to compete for a chance to reach the finals. Here are the scores from the day in case you missed it: YOUTH 48Kg Christian Zelenco (CAN)  lost 0 – 5 Emi-Mari […]


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Ups and Downs for Team Canada during quarterfinals of the International Boxing Tournament “Balkan”

Six Canadians were featured on today’s card for the quarterfinals of the International Boxing Tournament “Balkan”, including two boxers (51Ks Sara Haghighat-Joo and 60Kg Caroline Veyre) who had advanced in their respective category after convincing wins on the first day. Unfortunately, only two out of these six will move on to semifinals. Here’s a recap […]


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Two victories for Team Canada on the 1st day of the International Boxing Tournament “Balkan”

The 3rd edition of the International Boxing Tournament “Balkan” officially kicked off today in Sofia, Bulagaria and nine Canadians made the trip to represent their country. Following the draw, two boxers from the Elite National Team were on the card on the first day of competition: Caroline Veyre and Sara Haghighat-Joo. Caroline Veyre was the first […]


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10 female boxers will participate in the 3rd edition of the International Boxing Tournament “Balkan”

For the third edition of the International Boxing Tournament ”Balkan”, Boxing Canada is proud to announce the female boxers who will participate in the competition that will take place October 18th – 22nd in Sofia, Bulgaria. Organized by the Bulgarian Boxing Federation, this women boxing tournament regroups Youth and Elite boxers. Here are the ten […]


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Edmonton to host the 2018 Canadian Championships

Following the success of the past two consecutive editions in Quebec City, Boxing Canada is proud to announce that the 2018 Canadian Championships will be presented in Edmonton, Alberta. After a long-awaited return to Western Canada, the organization of this major competition has been entrusted to Boxing Alberta and will regroup for the third time […]


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Success for the Canadian delegation at the 5th edition of the Celtic Box Cup

Hosted in the seaside town of Dungarvan, County Waterford, the Celtic Box Cup, was held from September 29th until October 1st, 2017.  The fifth edition of Ireland’ premier Olympic boxing event regrouped competitors from across the globe to compete for the prestigious trophy. It was the first time that Team Canada took part in the competition and […]


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Boxing clubs across Canada celebrated ParticipAction’s National Boxing Day

For Canada’s 150th anniversary, ParticipAction created the 150 Play List, the ultimate list of physical activities that define Canadians, and boxing is one of the featured activities. Throughout the year, the goal is to encourage Canadians to be active and try as many activities as possible. For the occasion, boxing clubs from coasts to coasts […]


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