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History-maker Nicola Adams set to turn pro

Britain's double Olympic champion Nicola Adams appears poised to turn professional after officials said Monday she had been released from her GB Boxing contract to pursue "other career opportunities".

Punching hard to keep boxing alive

Jan Bergman used to take his fists to a knife fight when he was growing up in the tough streets of Toekomsrus, a township in Gauteng's West Rand.

The KO Kid, Beast Master and Hexecutioner line up

Kevin "KO Kid" Lerena ascribes his "movie star good looks" to his good defence.

Boxer Kevin Lerena parades his chiselled good looks at public workout

Boxers have never been afraid to blow their own trumpets and perhaps it was hardly surprising when Kevin “Ko Kid” Lerena said he owes his "movie star good looks" to protecting himself in the ring.

Wayde van Niekerk nominated for Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award

South African sprinting sensation Wayde van Niekerk has been nominated for the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award.