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mikesilvia
07-28-2012, 04:40 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic boxing's governing body hopes more women will box at the Games in four years time and will press the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to increase its quota of competitors to help achieve that goal, its top official said on Saturday. Women's boxing, rejected in the past because of a limited global appeal that saw them only sanctioned to box in Britain 15 years ago, will make its Olympic debut in London with three gold medals at stake. Its debut brings to an end the last all-male sport at the summer games. ...

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