If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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'That's what you get for trying to show off!'...Boxer taunts his opponent then gets brutally knocked out in the final round, with 10 seconds remaining.
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao hopes to unearth the next Chinese world champion and help grow the sport with an academy in the largely untapped country.
It’s rare to have two left-handed boxers matched against each other, as the norm is to have pugilists with contrasting stances facing off.
After months of uncertainty, Zolani “Last Born” Tete’s much-awaited voluntary defence of his WBO title against fellow South African Siboniso Gonya is finally back on track.
Tsiko “Cruel Junior” Mulovhedzi has been stripped of his IBO welterweight title, and the boxer claims the decision has left him R500 000 poorer.
Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has urged the WBO to review the "unfair decision and officiating" after losing his welterweight title to Jeff Horn.
Zolani Tete will have to be paid a substantial amount if his proposed voluntary WBO bantamweight title defence against Siboniso Gonya is to get off the ground.
The departure from former champions Osborne Machimana and Kevin Lerena to greener pastures herald exciting times for local boxing.
All 19 of the British fighter’s opponents have failed to go the full distance in the ring, but it seems as if Anthony Joshua's victory over Wladimir Klitschko has sparked a debate.
Gideon “Hardcore” Buthelezi’s breathtaking ring exploits have earned him the status of being SA's first southpaw to conquer the super flyweight division on the global stage.
Vasyl Lomachenko who many already call the greatest fighter ever takes on Guillermo Rigondeaux to be crowned the best pound-for-pound boxer.
Zolani “Last Born” Tete believes his newfound fame of recording the quickest knockout win in world championship history has put him in a class of his own.
Zolani “Last Born” Tete has vowed to not allow the misfortune of being a victim of housebreaking cloud his mind ahead of his crucial world title defence.
Manny Pacquiao has pulled out of a rematch with world champion Jeff Horn, leaving the Australian looking for another challenger in his title defence.
The WBO will re-score the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight title fight because of the contentious unanimous decision awarded to the Australian challenger.
Thompson Mokwana has been smiling from ear to ear after bringing Mzonke Fana’s reign as SA lightweight champion to an end.
Boxing fans will be on the edge of their seats when the much awaited clash between Johnny Muller and Thabiso Mchunu takes place.
The streets of SA hold abundant boxing talent with the potential to win international bouts and poses a challenge for promoters to work harder.
New Zealander Joseph Parker has retained his World Boxing Organisation (WBO) world heavyweight crown in Auckland.
Zolani “Last Born” Tete usually prefers to go through his training sessions in secrecy and away from the prying eyes of the media.
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