Women Boxers Make History

Boxing was the last all-male Olympic sport, but no longer. On Sunday night, twelve boxing matches made history as women competed in the event for the first time. The International Boxing Association approved of women's boxing as a Olympic sport in 2009, and 36 female boxers are now competing in this year’s Games. “Women have been waiting, waiting, waiting, for the day women’s boxing will be included in the Olympics,” said Indian boxer Mary Kom.