At the closing ceremony, Mary Kom led the Indian contingent which had over the past two weeks won 66 medals - for third best showing at a Commonwealth Games. It was the ideal tonic the boxer needed to do the one thing she hasn't done yet - win a medal at the Commonwealth Games. Who are these people to stop me? "I will continue to play as long as I want", she said.
She recently made India proud by winning a gold medal in Boxing Light Flyweight (48kg) category at the Commonwealth Games as she defeated Kristina O'Hara of Northern Ireland in the final bout, winning via unanimous decision.
Losing to Smith in what was only her third fight as a senior boxer led O'Hara a period of introspection and rebuilding, but these Commonwealth Games have seen the 22-year-old announce her arrival on the global stage in emphatic fashion.
Mary Kom struck her at will, her right hooks being especially telling. This did not go down too well with Mary, she still managed to sportingly give a hilarious reply to him and handled the question really well.
It is Kom's first Commonwealth medal of any colour and burnishes a trophy cabinet that already includes an Olympic bronze from London 2012 and five amateur world championship titles. By the second round, Mary Kom seemed to be thoroughly enjoying herself in the ring against her timid rival. However, this did not stop Mary from coming back to the sport.
After her triumph in the Gold Coast Games, Kom dedicated her medal to her children and thanked her coaches and support staff for believing in her.
"If I am still super-fit in another year I will try", she added of another tilt at a maiden Olympic gold. Today was just a wee bit of a slower pace for me so it was out of my comfort zone, but I thought I had done enough to win. Mary Kom is truly an inspiration and teaches us to never let the child die in us and always give your 100 percent.
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Sims, widely regarded as the "father of modern gynecology", established the first hospital for women in New York City in 1855. According to the New York Daily News , the statue "will now be installed on a low base next to Sims' grave at Green-Wood".
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Andie Dominick of The Des Moines Register for editorials on damaging consequences of the state's privatization of Medicaid. The winners of the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts were announced Monday at New York's Columbia University.
Bon-Ton operates 13 stores in Wisconsin and employs 2,255 people, including more than 700 at its Milwaukee headquarters. The liquidators bid as early as January, but investors interested in keeping the company alive proved harder to find.
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In fact, about 25 percent of patients said that coffee triggered episodes of atrial fibrillation, the researchers found. Still, Kistler said that people who develop heart palpitations after drinking caffeine should still avoid it.
JD Sports announces 33% surge in revenue
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Irate Mourinho ready to wield the axe
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Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) Surges to All-Time High
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In many cases, the volunteer centers can find themselves with packed waiting rooms and long wait times. Brooks says he filed for an extension with hopes of giving his accountant more time to finish the job.
Mark Hamill to guest star in Big Bang Theory season finale
Veteran actors Kathy Bates and Mark Hamill have been roped in to guest star in the 11th and final season of The Big Bang Theory . It's season finale time and your favorite shows are bringing out the big guns to ensure maximum viewership.