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Olympic24: Scott on course and Joyce wins in Mexico

Giles Scott is well positioned to extend his unbeaten run and Joe Joyce takes victory in Mexico as Lionhearts fall. Here's our review of the las...

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Olympic24: Better fortunes for sailors, divers set for Kazan

Great Britain claim yellow jerseys in two disciplines on day two of ISAF Sailing World Cup in Hyeres, while British divers prepare for Kazan Wor...

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Baku 2015 Meet the Team: Women's Boxing

With world and Olympic champions on show, Team GB's women's boxers will be ones to watch at Baku 2015.

 

Nicola Adams

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Baku 2015: Meet Team GB

Today we’re delighted to announce the 153 athletes selected to represent Team GB at the

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Olympic24: Sailors set for Hyeres World Cup, Adams returns

British sailing crews gear up for start of ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres while boxer Nicola Adams also set for busy few days with a return to th...

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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