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Resource ID: #21145
Subject: Sports
Source: Detroit News
Date: May 18, 22, June 17,18, 29, July 1, August 12, 2003



This set of stories from the Detroit News reveals disturbing statistics of the number of amateur boxers killed during the popular amateur boxing events. 12 men have died in the span of four months in this poorly regulated sport. Many of the contestants also suffers from brain damage. As the report reveals most of these incidents are due to negligence by the referees or the lack of immediate medical attention.

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