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  1. Ching-Kuo Wu re-elected as president of International Boxing Asso...

    C.K. Wu was re-elected unopposed as president of the International Boxing Association for a third consecutive four-year term on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2014
  2. Congressional resolution again urges Jack Johnson pardon

    Sen. John McCain and Rep. Peter King, who lost their last attempt to win a presidential pardon for the first black heavyweight champion, Jack Johnson, are looking for a rematch.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2011
  3. Manny Pacquiao finds time for singing

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao fights. He gets elected to congress in the Philippines. He plays basketball. He shoots pool. He lifts the spirits of millions of his people. And, of course, he sings. One of the best parts of the promotion for an...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  4. C.K. Wu re-elected to head amateur boxing governing body

    C.K. Wu has been re-elected president of amateur boxing's governing body.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  5. International Amateur Boxing Association wins court fight to hold...

    The governing body of Olympic boxing has defeated 13 national members in court, clearing the way for it to hold its congress in Kazakhstan next week.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2010
  6. Manny Pacquiao gives first speech as Philippine congressman

    Manny Pacquiao has taken the seat as a newly elected Philippine congressman and quoted American poet Robert Frost -- and famed ring announcer Michael Buffer -- in his first House speech.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2010
  7. Manny Pacquiao sworn in to Congress in Philippines

    Manny Pacquiao was sworn in to the Philippines' House of Representatives on Monday in the southern province of Sarangani.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2010
  8. Manny Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach thinks fight vs. Floyd Maywe...

    Manny Pacquiao may soon turn his attention from campaigning for Congress to negotiating the details on the richest fight in boxing history.

    Story | Conversation | May 10, 2010
  9. After election, who's next for Manny?

    Dan Rafael

    Now that pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao has easily outpointed Joshua Clottey in a stunningly one-sided decision win on Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium, he's headed back to the Philippines to run for congress. The reason he insisted on fig...

    Blog | March 18, 2010
  10. Former NFL player Ted Johnson, ex-boxer Thomas Hearns to testify ...

    The House Judiciary Committee says retired boxing champion Thomas Hearns, former NFL players Ted Johnson, Kyle Turley and Bernie Parrish, and the Rev. Al Sharpton are among witnesses who will appear at next week's hearing on head injuries in football.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2009
  11. Manny Pacquiao making second run for elected office in Philippine...

    Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao submitted his candidacy for the 2010 elections Tuesday, his second attempt at a congressional seat.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2009
  12. Congress urges pardon for Jack Johnson, first black boxing champi...

    Congress urged a presidential pardon for Jack Johnson, the late black heavyweight champion.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2009
  13. Blog 30

    Kieran Mulvaney

    Thursday, 1:40 p.m. ET -- Former President and future President? There has been much talk that when his fighting career is over, Manny Pacquiao has political aspirations in the Philippines. He has already run once, unsuccessfully, for Congress. Ma...

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2009
  14. Pacquiao planning next fight

    Dan Rafael

    Now that Manny Pacquiao has lost his bid for a seat in the Philippines Congress to incumbent Darlene Custodio, the junior lightweight star is turning his attention back to his boxing career. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum, who spent time on the campaign...

    Blog | May 29, 2007
  15. Pacquiao concedes defeat in bid for Philippines Congress

    Manny Pacquiao conceded defeat Sunday in his candidacy for a seat in the Philippines Congress, failing to transform his boxing ring stardom into political power.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2007
  16. Delegate to amateur boxing congress found dead

    A delegate from Mali was found dead in a hotel elevator shaft during the International Amateur Boxing Association's congress this month.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2006