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SA boxing medallist Bongco aims for the Olympics

SA's latest boxing medallist Simnikiwe Bongco finally landed at King Phalo Airport to a disappointingly lukewarm reception on Thursday.

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Lusizi determined to make his mark despite shock defeat

Olympian Siphiwe Lusizi's stunning loss in his comeback fight last year has not forced him into throwing in the towel as he believes that he still ...

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‘Bongco medal win signals SA boxing revival’

The SA amateur boxing structure (now open boxing) has described Simnikiwe Bongco's qualification into the medal stage at the Commonwealth Games in ...

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Mnguni makes SA history as she secures a women’s ...

Phiwokuhle Mnguni has clinched Team SA’s first-ever women’s boxing medal at the Commonwealth Games.
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World title-bound Cafu is new darling of Xaba ...

The failure of Nhlanhla Tyirha to sign a contract with the conglomerate of Xaba promotions has prompted them to elevate Phumelela Cafu to the being the face of the promotional group.
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Ring death of namesake convinces Buthelezi to give up the fight

Memories of the death of Simiso Buthelezi tormented his namesake Gideon Buthelezi so much while taking the count of ...

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Shock as Eastern Cape loses Mandela boxing tournament

The Eastern Cape is set to lose one of the major boxing events in the provincial sporting calendar after organisers ...

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Baleni gutted by Ndulani world title withdrawal

Siphamandla Baleni cut a lonely, sad figure at Wednesday's premedical at East London's International Convention Centre ...

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Nomeva looking to become a world title contender again

Xolisani Ndongeni is looking to climb back up the world rankings after his fight against Filipino Raymond Yanong at the ...

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Shock as Ndulani world title bout withdrawn

The frosty relationship between IBO world mini-flyweight champion Ayanda Ndulani and a conglomerate of promoters under ...

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Chauke declares war on Eastern Cape boxers

SA flyweight champion Jackson Chauke has a scheduled fight against a Tanzanian opponent on Thursday but his mind is ...

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Buthelezi primed for history-making feat

Gideon Buthelezi has promised to make history by winning a third world title in as many divisions as he battles ...

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Dejected Cafu ventures internationally after BSA disappointment

Phumelela Cafu's battle with Boxing SA has forced him to venture into the international scene where he will take on ...

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Nkebe leads the return of provincial title bouts

Silondokuhle Boxing Promotions expressed delight in leading the way in the revival of provincial title tournaments when ...

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Stunned Sonjica guns for Mahlangu rematch

Veteran boxer Bongani Mahlangu's stern warning to his vanquished opponent Ayabonga Sonjica after their fight appears to ...

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How Tete plotted Cunningham KO win

The strategy of using amateur boxers to help Zolani Tete during sparring sessions worked like a charm in his ...

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World title plans still on course for Sigqibo

Plans to steer Duncan Village boxer Yanga Sigqibo to a world title shot are still on track despite the below par ...

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World title shot beckons for Tete after brutal knockout win in UK

Zolani Tete's next fight could be a world title bout or at least an eliminator after he boosted his chances by ...

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Warm welcome home for Tete

Scores of people gathered at the King Phalo Airport on Monday to welcome former world boxing champion Zolani a Tete ...

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Fuzile stops Malawian in lightweight debut

Former world title challenger Azinga Fuzile made a successful lightweight debut when he dropped out-gunned late ...