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Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - Day Nine Review

Peter McGrail and Muhammad Ali weren’t about to let a second Youth Olympic Games medal slip through their grasps as the boxing duo collected bro...

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Surgery rules Adams out of Women's World Boxing Champs

Nicola Adams admitted it was with a heavy heart that she made the decision to withdraw from this year’s Women’s World Boxing Championships, with...

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Boxer Ali on a revenge mission at Youth Olympic Games

Boxer Muhammad Ali insists revenge on his mind as he eyes up gold at the Youth Olympic Games.

Ali has already enjoyed a year to remember ...

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Countdown to Rio: Boxing's Antony Fowler

Home nations enjoyed their most successful Commonwealth Games ever in Glasgow. But who were the stars of the Games, whose targets have now been ...

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Countdown to Rio: Commonwealth Games special

Home nation athletes excelled at the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow with England topping the medal table for the first time since 1986 while h...

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Biography

Khalid Yafai made his Olympic debut at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. He competed in the mens boxing Fly Weight (51kg) catagory and lost to Andris Affita Hernandes of Cuba in the round of 16. At the 2009 World Championships Yafai made it to the quarter-final but lost 9-3 points to Germany’s Ronny Beblik. In February 2008 in an Olympic qualifying tournament in Pescara, Italy Yafai beat Igor Samoilenco at to secure his Olympic Games quota place, before losing final to Norbert Kalucza (HUN). In 2007 he won the Donbus Cup and won bronze in Strandja Tournament BUL 2008. Yafai was previously known as Khalid Said, his brother, Gamal Yafai, is a promising young boxer with London 2012 potential