Stark Jr. Knocked Out By Escalante Brooklyn’s Gary Stark Jr., once considered a junior featherweight contender, suffered a third-round TKO at the hands of Antonio Escalante at the UIC Pavillion in Chicago last Friday night.
Winners Crowned in Golden Gloves Finals The two night championship round, held at the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden, pitted boxers from across the tri-state area against each other for one of amateur boxing's most storied prizes.
By Richard Balmforth and Gareth Jones KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich gave no ground on Tuesday to protesters who want Kiev to move closer to the European Union, insisting his government needs to deepen trade ties with Russia instead. In his first public appearance since meeting Russia's President Vladimir Putin last Friday, Yanukovich ignored the demands of pro-Europe protesters, hundreds of thousands of whom have taken to the streets in the past two weeks, including thousands camped out round-the-clock in freezing temperatures.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's best-known diplomat said Tuesday that a constitution drafted by a 50-member panel he chaired offered unprecedented guarantees for democracy, individual freedoms and gender equality.