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It is hard to imagine. You train and train in relative anonymity, hoping for a spot on the team that takes you to the Olympics. And when you finally make the team, you become the topic of terrible news. 295 more words
The Olympic Council of Ireland have named their first 14 athletes for the Rio Games.
The rest of the team will be named in the run-up to the Games. 96 more words
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Boxing great Manny Pacquiao told reporters he was still thinking whether to participate in the Olympics in August after he was proclaimed Thursday a winner of a Philippine Senate seat, bringing him closer to a possible crack at the presidency. 128 more words
Showtime and HBO seem to continue to swing wildly back and forth in the boxing world. A couple of years ago, the pendulum seemed to be swinging Showtime’s way, as they signed Floyd Mayweather, Canelo Alvarez and even, albeit for just one fight, Manny Pacquiao. 2,834 more words
Fluid balance and hydration assessment during the weight-stable preparation phase in elite youth boxers.
This study investigated (i) the prevalence of hypohydration and (ii) association between urinary indices of hydration status and confounding factors (e.g., urine protein content, water intake) in elite youth boxers during their weight-stable phase before competition. 253 more words