British boxing gold medallist Nicola Adams is likely to turn down offers to turn professional in order to defend her Olympic flyweight title at the 2016 Games in Rio.  The 29-year-old became the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal when she outclassed China's Ren Cancan.

Nicola Adams wants to defend Olympics boxing title in Rio

Olympic gold medal-winning boxer Nicola Adams has topped this year’s Independent on Sunday Pink List of the 101 most influential LGBT figures in Britain.

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.

Nicola Adams wins historic boxing gold for Great Britain

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.

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Katie Taylor, Irish lightweight boxer, European, World, and Olympic champion.This Gal Knows The Ropes In A Man's Sports.Maybe The Sport IS For Girls After All!

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

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

New rules on pros fighting at Olympics set for vote

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Olympics 2012 in infographics: other sports

The Graphic News guide to each sport in the Olympics, from Archery to Wrestling

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For Adams, one of the stars of London 2012, has enjoyed a remarkable 12 months since she became the first winner of a  women’s Olympic boxing gold medal.   No one has embraced the Olympic spirit more than the 30-year-old flyweight, whose bubbly personality, ready smile and rich Leeds accent captured the public’s imagination to such an extent that thousands of women have been inspired to take up boxing.

She was the first ever women's Olympic boxing champion, topped the Pink List and turned down I'm A Celebrity. But Nicola Adams insists: I'm nothing special

A visit to the frozen food aisle of her local supermarket was where Nicola Adams realised her life had changed. She has enjoyed a remarkable 12 months since winning Olympic gold.

I met a member of the Team GB Olympic Boxing team.

I met a member of the Team GB Olympic Boxing team.

Serafim Todorov does not resent Mayweather’s success since defeating him in the 1996 Olympic boxing semifinals. Rather, his bitterness stems from what happened in the final.

He’s the Last Boxer to Beat Floyd Mayweather Jr., and He So Regrets It

Serafim Todorov does not resent Mayweather’s success since defeating him in the 1996 Olympic boxing semifinals. Rather, his bitterness stems from what happened in the final.

Rio 2016 Olympic Boxing: 7 Fighters With Potential To Become Stars As Pros - Forbes

Rio 2016 Olympic Boxing: 7 Fighters With Potential To Become Stars As Pros

Rio Olympic Boxing Judges Booted Amid Match Fixing Allegations

The boxing judges at the 2016 Rio Olympics have been booted by international boxing’s governing body, AIBA.

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