Friday Sep 12
The China Post
Bollywood queen Mary comes out fighting in bid for Asian Games win
Boxing queen Mary Kom, who has inspired a Bollywood movie on her life, hopes to overcome Olympic heartbreak by proving at the Asian Games that she still packs a mean punch. The 31-year-old mother-of-three from India's north-eastern state of Manipur wants to reproduce the form that won her an incredible five world titles in the 46-48kg category between 2002 and 2010.
Some of the cast of No Guts, No Heart, No Glory
BRADFORD'S Huggy's Gym, where 2012 Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams trained, is staging a play about Asian female boxers that won a Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival. Based on interviews with young Muslim female boxers No Guts, No Heart, No Glory explores assumptions and expectations held of young Muslim women.
Nicola Adams is due to have a shoulder operation in the next two weeks
Nicola Adams has been forced to withdraw from the Women's World Boxing Championships in South Korea in November due to injury.
Girls! Come and join our fight club
FARAH JAMIL may have trained for a year before her first fight, but she is still ready for the hard slog to become one of Scotland's next Commonwealth boxing stars.
Britain's first female Muslim boxer Ambreen Sadiq on the fight for her family's approval
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