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Texas Twins Jordan & Josh Jenkins on Special Mission to Write American Boxing History

Texas twins Josh and Jordan Jenkins are on a mission to become the first twins ever to be on a Team USA Olympic Boxing Team. They will both be competing in the elite division at the 2020 USA Boxing National Championships, postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic from last December to March 25 – April […]

Texas middleweight John Vera headlines 2021 RJJ Boxing opener in Biloxi

Texas middleweight John “The Phenom” Vera returns to the ring March 4th to headline the first 2021 show presented by Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions, streaming on UFC FIGHT PASS® from Biloxi Civic Center in Biloxi, Mississippi. The first 2021 installment of RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS® will be streamed live and exclusively […]

Washington Spirit star Julia Roddar Called Up to Swedish National Team for Matches Against Austria and Malta

Sweden Women’s National Soccer Team Head Coach Peter Gerhardsson has named Spirit midfielder Julia Roddar to the 27-player roster for Sweden’s upcoming matches set to be held February 19 and 23 in Malta.   The Swedish National Team will play two friendlies, facing Austria on February 19 (9 a.m. ET) and squaring off against Malta on February […]

U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Draw And Preliminary Round Schedule Announced

FIBA (International Basketball Federation) conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Men’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside 2019 FIBA World Cup bronze medalist France, 2017 Asia Cup runner-up Iran, and the winner of the FIBA Olympic […]

USA Women Draw Japan, France, Nigeria for Olympic Preliminary Round Play

FIBA conducted the draw for the Tokyo Olympics Women’s Basketball competition virtually Tuesday from its headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, and the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team has been drawn into Group A alongside host Japan, France and Nigeria for the July 26-Aug. 2 preliminary round. Rounding out the 12-team field are Canada, Serbia, South Korea […]

USA Boxing Converts Abandoned Department Store Into National Training Gym for Preparations for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

When the boxers of the USA Boxing Olympic Qualification Team arrived in Colorado Springs, Colorado. this week they walked into a new training facility with just over six months left until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and even less time to their qualification tournaments. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, USA Boxing athletes have not […]

Star Boxing 2020 Rewind: Fighting through an Improbable Year

When the ball dropped and we wrang in the new year of 2020, there was much promise and anticipation for what the new decade would bring for boxing fans. Another year of big fights and earth-shattering knockouts was upon us. Wasting no time, just eleven days into the new year, Long Island’s hero and current […]