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Rio Olympics 2016: GB's Nicola Adams wins flyweight gold again

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Details about OLYMPIC BADGE PIN 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO BRAZIL MASCOT VINICIUS RUBBER BOXING

OLYMPIC BADGE PIN 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO BRAZIL MASCOT VINICIUS RUBBER BOXING

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Nicola Adams makes history with golden gloves

Effervescent and irrepressible to the last, Nicola Adams won her second Olympic gold medal when she easily outpointed Sarah Ourahmoune of France in the women’s flyweight boxing final. “It feels amazing,” Adams said after successfully defending the title she won in London to national acclaim. “I am the most accomplished British amateur boxer ever.” She can be allowed a little self-promotion since she has brought so much to women’s and indeed Olympic boxing.

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Olympic boxing will be bloodier this summer. But will it be safer?

Male boxers in Rio will fight without headgear. And while that could reduce concussion the increase in cuts may cause problems

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