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Sulem Urbina Triumphs in Pro Debut


By Raquel Ruiz Since a little girl she has conversations with God. Doesn’t remember exactly what she said to him, but on Saturday, July 30th, before her professional debut, Sulem Urbina, 26, asked for protection, to leave unscathed from the war and thanked him for giving her the opportunity to fulfill her childhood dream. In […]

Sulem Urbina Triunfa en Debut Profesional


  Por Raquel Ruiz Desde niña tiene conversaciones con Dios. No recuerda exactamente que le decía, pero el sábado 30 de julio, antes de su debut profesional, Sulem Urbina, de 26 años, le pidió protección para salir ilesa de la contienda y le dio las gracias por darle la oportunidad de cumplir su sueño. En […]

Future Olympians Keep Their Focus on The Prize

Fortin & Bujold to Olympics

By Raquel Ruiz for Boxing Canada They are two very hard working athletes who in 2012 had their Olympic dreams ripped out of their hands. After all, to participate in the Games is the dream of every serious athlete. Mandy Bujold (51kg) and Ariane Fortin (75kg) have dreamed and worked many extra hours for many […]

Tripartite Commission Named Boxers for Olympic Games

Jennifer Chieng,

Early yesterday, AIBA released the names of the 3 female boxers that the Tripartite Commission selected to compete in Rio 2016. This now completes  the list 36 women that will compete at the 2916 Rio Olympic Games. We already knew the 75kg boxer since last week, when the Panamanian Olympic Committe anounced that police officer […]