Great Britain's Nicola Adams made history by beating China's Ren Cancan to become the first woman to win an Olympic boxing gold medal.    Leeds fighter Adams produced a stunning performance to overcome the three-time world champion 16-7 in the final of the flyweight competition.

Great Britain's Nicola Adams made history by beating China's Ren Cancan to become the first woman to win an Olympic boxing gold medal. Leeds fighter Adams produced a stunning performance to overcome the three-time world champion 16-7 in the final of the flyweight competition.

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Olympic boxing can bring about changes in brain fluids after bouts, reveals study published on PLoS ONE.

Olympic boxing can bring about changes in brain fluids after bouts, reveals study published on PLoS ONE.

OLYMPIC BOXING 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Poster by Ernie Barnes (LE /300) - available at www.sportsposterwarehouse.com

OLYMPIC BOXING 1984 Los Angeles Olympics Poster by Ernie Barnes (LE /300) - available at www.sportsposterwarehouse.com

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Muhammad Ali checks on Howard Cossell's hair while covering the 1972 US Olympic Boxing Trials for ABC Sports.

Muhammad Ali checks on Howard Cossell's hair while covering the 1972 US Olympic Boxing Trials for ABC Sports.

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LeRoy Neiman Olympic Boxing Moscow 1980 ltd ed serigraph print signed 52x31in #Expressionism

LeRoy Neiman Olympic Boxing Moscow 1980 ltd ed serigraph print signed 52x31in #Expressionism

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Blue Moon Philatelic Stamp Store - Canada B8 Stamp Olympic Boxing Stamp NA C B8-1 MNH, $0.45 (http://www.bmastamps2.com/stamps/north-america/canada/canada-b8-stamp-olympic-boxing-stamp-na-c-b8-1-mnh/)

Blue Moon Philatelic Stamp Store - Canada B8 Stamp Olympic Boxing Stamp NA C B8-1 MNH, $0.45 (http://www.bmastamps2.com/stamps/north-america/canada/canada-b8-stamp-olympic-boxing-stamp-na-c-b8-1-mnh/)

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