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Benson Gicharu poses with his gold medal at the end of the Olympic qualification in Venezuela.(Photo:AIBA)

Boxer Gicharu wins gold in olympic qualifier

09/07/16 - Kenyan boxer Benson Gicharu won the gold bantamweight gold in Venezuela at the APB/WSB Olympic qualification event....  read more »

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

04/06/16 - Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said. The former world heavyweight boxing champion,...  read more »

Raymond Okwiri won gold in the welter weight category of the African Olympic qualifiers in Cameroon.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Okwiri crowned African welter weight champion

20/03/16 - Rayton Okwiri sealed his qualification for Rio with a gold medal in the final against Egypt’s Walid Sedik...  read more »

Benson Gicharu in a past training session. He beat a world champion from Azerbaijan.(Photo:SNA File)

Gicharu sensationally beats AIBA world champion

13/07/15 - Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Kenyan Benson Gicharu sensationally defeated reigning AIBA World Champion Javid...  read more »

Mayweather beats Pacquiao on points,Manny blames injury for defeat

03/05/15 - Floyd Mayweather emerged victorious from the most lucrative fight in history, beating Manny Pacquiao via a wide...  read more »

Rayton Okwiri knocked out the Austrian in his pre-ranking bout in Baku.(Photo:AIBA)

Okwiri knocks out fancied Austrian in APB bout in Baku

26/10/14 - All Africa games bronze medalist Rayton Okwiri kicked off his chase for Rio Olympic ticket in resounding style...  read more »

Ochieng 'The Eagle' loses bid for British light-middleweight title

22/09/13 - Liam Smith outpointed Erick Ochieng “the Eagle” over 12 rounds to claim the vacant British light-middleweight...  read more »

kenyan Olympiad Benson Gicharu at a past training session.(Photo:SNA File)

Kenya Boxing sets out roadmap to Rio 2016

17/06/13 - Kenya fielded only two boxers during the 2012 London Olympics but in a move geared to see that there is more representation...  read more »

Kenya’s Gicharu faces Walsh in international Masters bout

21/03/13 - Kenyan professional boxer John Gicharu will take on Michael Walsh in an International Masters super bantamweight...  read more »

Eric Ochineg directs a punch at his opponent Frenchman Frederic Serre at the Wembley Arena London (Photo:Courtesy)

British based Kenyan 'the Eagle' claws Frenchman

14/03/13 - Erick "The Eagle" Ochieng continued with another successful flight again after defeating the Frenchman...  read more »

Anthony Napunyi(Right) during their weigh in for the Mid American feather weight title bout against Ismael Muwendo(left).(Photo:Courtesy)

Napunyi miss out on USA Mid American title

06/01/13 - Kenyan boxer Anthony Napunyi lost an eight round bout to Ugandan Ismail Muwendo who USA Mid American featherweight...  read more »

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Napunyi challenges Ugandan for ABO Mid-America title

04/01/13 - Kenya’s Anthony Napunyi will take on Ugandan professional boxer Ismail ‘Sharp shooter’ Muwendo...  read more »

Training boost for Zarika ahead of regional title defense

27/09/12 - Fatima Zarika has been boosted by a five year free training sponsorship deal with a local gym ahead of her Saturday...  read more »

The late Joshua Ndere.(Photo Courtesy)

Kenyan boxer Joshua Ndere dies in car crash

18/11/11 - Commonwealth and All Africa Games Bronze medalist Joshua Mokonjio Ndere was killed in a motor accident on Friday...  read more »

Kenyan officials hail AIBA’s plan to turn Pro

01/08/11 - Kenyan officials have lauded AIBA’s historic announcement that signals the International Boxing Association's...  read more »

Kenyan boxer Nick Otieno fails to capture WBC title

19/12/10 - Kenyan boxer Nick Otieno “Kanyankole” failed in his bid to recupture the WBC International bantamweight...  read more »

Police retain Kenya Open title

21/11/10 - Police retained the Kenya Open Championships for the fourth consecutive year enhancing their chances of forming...  read more »

ABA to use Kenya Open championships to pick olympics squad

17/11/10 - Kenya Open Championships will be used to select the national team for the 2012 London Olympic Games. The event...  read more »