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Lionhearts taste World Series of Boxing defeat in Ukraine

The British Lionhearts lost their first away fixture of the World Series of Boxing season, going down 3-2 to the Ukraine Otamans in Kiev.

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Olympian Selby returns for Lionhearts' Ukraine trip

As the British Lionhearts get set for a daunting trip to the Ukraine for their second World Series of Boxing (WSB) match, head coach Rob Cracken...

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THE OLYMPIC ROUND UP: A WEEK IN REVIEW

British skeleton head coach Eric Bernotas praised his sliders for once again rising to the challenge at the fourth World Cup event of the season...

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British Lionhearts win on World Series of Boxing return

British Lionhearts coach Dave Alloway insisted he was a satisfied man as his boxers took their first step on the road to Rio qualification with ...

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British Lionhearts ready for return as Rio 2016 race hots up

GB Boxing performance director Rob McCracken is looking forward to seeing his charges embrace the battle to make Rio 2016 when the British Lionh...

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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