Super Euro silver medal for red-hot Rhys

Rhys Deehan just missed out on Euro glory – but there was a silver lining for the gifted teenager.

Pat McCormack hammers a punch to the head of Yasniel Toledo

Olympics: Wearside boxer Pat McCormack beaten in Rio by split decision

Pat McCormack’s Olympic dream is over after suffering an agonising points defeat to Yasniel Toledo.

Josh Kelly (red) battles against Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov last night

Rio defeat only makes Josh Kelly more determined to win medals in the future

Josh Kelly insists his party days are over – until the day he turns his talent into medals.

Pat McCormack celebrates winning last night

Glorious victory in Rio, but Pat McCormack faces a massive challenge against Cuban star next

Pat McCormack produced one of the displays of the Olympics by a British boxer – now he must do it again on Sunday.

Olympic boxer Josh Kelly

Olympics: Josh Kelly goes out at Rio to No2 seed Daniyar Yeleussinov

Josh Kelly’s debut Olympic Games are over after losing to number two seed, Daniyar Yeleussinov.

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Pat McCormack

Olympics: Pat McCormack on his way in Rio with win over Ablaikhan Zhussupov

Pat McCormack is on his way in Rio after a brilliant Olympic debut.

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Birtley boxer Pat McCormack handed hardest draw for Olympic debut in Rio

Pat McCormack has been handed one of the hardest draws imaginable for his Olympic debut.

Josh Kellys arm is held aloft after his win over Walid Mohamed

Olympics: Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly to up his game to face No 2 seed in Rio

Josh Kelly says he must step up his form if he is to extend his stay at the Olympics.

Wearside boxers Josh Kelly (right) and Pat McCormack (left)

Olympics: Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly reaches last 16 in Rio after brilliant win

Josh Kelly produced a boxing masterclass on his Olympic debut to reach the last 16 in Rio.

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Pat McCormack (left) and Josh Kelly. Picture by RUI VIEIRA/PA Wire

Olympic boxers Josh Kelly and Pat McCormack handed hard draws in Rio

If Wearside’s Olympic boxers are to bring medals back from Rio, they are going to have to do it the hard way.

Tommy Ward (left) with his brother Martin.

Ward brothers face more frustration on super-bantamweight scene

Hopes that the Ward brothers may end 2016 as super-bantamweight champions are beginning to fade, writes Roy Kelly.

Jordan Ellison.

Jordan Ellison set for an Evans almighty test

Jordan Ellison faces another serious test of his skill and durability when he takes on his toughest professional challenge, writes Roy Kelly.

Glenn Foot takes on Lee Connelly

Coach happy to see Sunderland boxing hero Glenn Foot in right division

David Binns did not quite say “I told you so” but feels a certain degree of vidication after seeing Glenn Foot close in on another major title shot.

Summer Rumble Boxing show at Sunderland's Stadium of Light - Jordan King v Christian Hoskin-Gomez

Jordan King enjoys big win at Summer Rumble

Jordan King made a triumphant Stadium of Light debut and moved his career forward in the process.

Summer Rumble Boxing show at Sunderland's Stadium of Light - Martin Ward v Renaldo Cajina

Boxing brothers Ward both win at Summer Rumble

The Wards enjoyed their Summer – now the brothers can’t wait for winter.

Summer Rumble Boxing show at Sunderland's Stadium of Light - Glenn Foot v Lee Connelly

Sunderland’s Glenn Foot wins Summer Rumble and targets shot at a title

Glenn Foot has delivered a statement.

Glenn Foot

Summer Rumble: Sunderland fighter Glenn Foot entertains Stadium of Light with win

Glenn Foot made a triumphant light-welterweight debut when he outpointed Lee Connelly at the Stadium of Light.

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Boxing Promoter Phil Jeffries.

Phil Jeffries: There’s no show like the sixth Summer Rumble boxing event

Phil Jeffries was today putting the final preparations to his sixth Summer Rumble and declared “there’s nothing else like this”.


European ambition burns bright for Summer Rumble boxer Martin Ward

Martin Ward has suffered more than his fair share of blows – but he loves boxing as much as ever.

Joseph Miller

Sunderland boxer Joseph Miller celebrating after winning a gold medal at Monkstown International Box Cup

Young boxer Joseph Miller is celebrating after winning a gold medal at the Monkstown International Box Cup in Dublin.

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