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Olympic24: Hong Kong Sevens setback but Brownlee wins

Quarter-final loss for England at Hong Kong Sevens but a victory for Jonathan Brownlee at World Series Triathlon in Auckland. Here's our review ...

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Olympic24: Brownlee ready to rise to hilly challenge

Jonathan Brownlee looks for an improvement in New Zealand, Olympic champion Nicola Adams faces tough home challenge and Simon Amor is excited ab...

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Olympic24: Cavendish in for RideLondon as Lionhearts gear up

Mark Cavendish will compete in the RideLondon-Surrey Classic as three Commonwealth Games medallists are name in the British Lionhearts team for ...

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Olympic24: Murray makes history, Joyce edges closer to Rio

Andy Murray surpasses Tim Henman for most Open-era wins by a British man en route to Indian Wells semi-finals, while Joe Joyce boosts his Olympi...

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Olympic24: Watson bows out but no end in sight for Pavey

Heather Watson couldn't make find enough in the tank to see off Carla Suarez Navarro at Indian Wells while Jo Pavey has set her sights on compet...

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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