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Amateur careers aren’t as prevalent or long in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) as they are in boxing, but every now and then you’ll find a newcomer who took their time before stepping into the pros. . In this edition of “New Blood”, the series where I am increasingly frustrated with the search issues of Fight …

More than a century after the Olympic Games were introduced in their modern form in 1896, the landscape of the sports world has been radically altered by the introduction and popularization of various spectacle sports. And in that time frame, the Olympics have been adjusted accordingly. Keep up to date with countries’ performances at the …

Boxer turned truck driver turned boxer Cheavon Clarke to fight for gold in Tokyo As the man who survived two near-death experiences, Cheavon Clarke laughs at the label “the comeback kid” – but only because he’s just turned 30, writes James Toney. Clarke’s trip from Montego Bay in Jamaica to Tokyo took the long, winding …

Less than two years after the establishment of Boston’s Chinatown, there was a Chinese herbalist in the community. In the early newspapers, the importance of these herbalists was very evident, and they are still vital in Chinatown today. One of the earliest detailed references to an unnamed Chinese herbalist was in the Boston Post, April …

The Newfane Alumni Association’s “Brian Irr Challenge” lit up the Olympian’s hometown in red, white and blue in the weeks leading up to the games. BUFFALO, NY – Drive or stroll down Main Street in Newfane, New York these days and you’ll notice a little more wit in town. Everywhere you go there are flags, …

Sincere tributes have been paid to one of Lancashire’s ‘future world champion’ boxers Frank Varey after his death this week at just 16 years old. Varey, who had been a member of Sharpstyle ABC in Blackpool, is believed to have died on Thursday 22 July. The 16-year-old was one of the brightest talents in British …

A member of the Refugee Olympic team will take on an Iranian opponent in the taekwondo qualifying round in Tokyo. Kimia Alizadeh, who left Iran in 2020, will face Nahid Kiyani Chandeh in the 57 kilogram event on Sunday. His announcement came a day after Iranian officials admitted to shooting down a Ukrainian airliner, killing …

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Boxing is known as soft science. A man from Lexington used it to change lives and in some cases save lives. He has been making a difference for a long time, and with the increase in youth violence, his coup de grace is needed more than ever. “I decided that I …

JADE JONES prepares for a historic THIRD taekwondo gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Although the Welsh superstar – named ‘The Headhunter’ for his top-level kicking – isn’t even the only taekwondo ace in his own home. 2 Jade Jones with boyfriend and former taekwondo star Jordan GayleCredit: instagram.com/jadejonestkd Who is Jordan Gayle, Jade Jones’ …

Five new sports will debut at the Tokyo Olympics. The Games will feature a record 33 sports with 339 medals up for grabs. Team GB’s Sky Brown will seek fame in skateboarding while Shauna Coxsey will have high hopes in rock climbing. Sportsmail Riath Al-Samarrai introduces you to the five new sports presented in Japan. …