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Positive thinking key for Marshall at World Championships

Savannah Marshall believes a more relaxed approach is paying dividends as she prepares to retain her middleweight title at next month’s World Bo...

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Whiteside hoping to make an impression on Adams and co

Lisa Whiteside is determined to make the most of Nicola Adams’ injury and leave her mark at next month’s Women’s World Boxing Championship in So...

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COUNTDOWN TO RIO: SUMMER SPORTS WEEK IN REVIEW

Laura Trott admitted she needed to stop letting things go down to the wire as she defended her European omnium title by a single point in Guadel...

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Team GB Confirm Competing Sports for European Games 2015

The British Olympic Association (BOA) can today announce the 14 sports/20 disciplines chasing qualification to represent Team GB in next year’s ...

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Adams relishing having target on her back leading into Rio

Currently sidelined following shoulder surgery, Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams has warned her rivals there is room for even more improveme...

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Biography

Bradley Saunders made his Olympic debut at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. He competed in the boxing in the Light-welterweight category. Saunders beat Alexis Vastine of France 30-13 in the quarter-final but lost out 16-8 to Gennady Kovalev RUS in the semi-final. At the 2009 European Union Championships in Odense, Saunders won gold, beating former World Championships bronze medallist Gyula Kate of Hungary along the way. Prior to the 2009 World Championships in Milan, Saunders broke his left thumb and was left unable to compete. Saunders began boxing at Durham Boxing Club when he was seven years old. In 2007, Saunders claimed a bronze medal at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Chicago to qualify for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. At the first AIBA Presidents Cup in May 2008 in Taiwan, Saunders beat 2007 All-African Games Champion Bwalya Hastings (ZAM) 11-9 on points in the final to take the title