Sunday, December 17, 2017

BC's Golden Gloves

The Golden Gloves Story: by Brian Zelley To understand the history of boxing in British Columbia, one needs to understand the Golden Gloves tournamnts. beginning in 1939 called the "Sun Golden Glove". The key person behind the tournament was Billy Finlay of The Vancouver Sun newspaper. )
(Image of 1948 Golden Gloves Champions.)
Over the years, there has been many great boxers, some of which earned the special golden boy award including the first double winner for 1966 and 1967 being Dick Findlay. Jamie Ollenbergerwould also be a double golden boy 1980 and 1981. Links

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Friday, September 19, 2014

BC Boxing Names

BC Boxing Names: Amateur boxing in the Province of British Columbia has stretched over many decades and took a new turn in 1939 with the introduction of the Sun Golden Gloves.  The names represent the many boxers and builders over the many decades.

Thursday, July 10, 2014