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Olympic24: Murray goes out; British Lionhearts beaten

Andy Murray sent packing from Dubai Championships by Borna Coric while British Lionhearts suffer third successive defeat. Here's our review of t...

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Olympic24: Fowler returns from injury, Murray up to third

Commonwealth Games champion Anthony Fowler ready and raring for return to the ring for British Lionhearts in World Series of Boxing while Andy M...

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Olympic24: Muirhead's national title; Proud's double success

Sochi bronze medallist Eve Muirhead wins the right to represent Scotland at the curling World Championships but there is disappointment for Olym...

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Olympic24: Murray claims opening World Cup gold while Whelan

Two-time Olympian Hannah Whelan announced her retirement from gymnastics on a day where modern pentathlon world champion Samantha Murray claimed...

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Olympic24: Cyclists set for Worlds, boxers head to Cuba

Great Britain cyclists target a strong start to the 2015 World Track Cycling Championships in Paris, while British Lionhearts name team ...

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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