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UK boxing star Nicola Adams fights sexist stereotypes

nicola adams boxeurLONDON, Dec 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British Olympic boxer Nicola Adams has always faced two fights: one in the ring and another against those who argue women have no place in one of the most male-dominated of sports.  --  Adams, who is Black and a lesbian, said sexism had been the biggest barrier she had to overcome in her 25-year career, as a new documentary traces her journey as a trailblazer in the battle by female boxers to be treated as equals.  --  "We've just been put in a box for so long that whenever a woman does anything that's outside the box it always seems really extreme, but it shouldn't be," Adams told the Thomson Reuters Foundation in a video call from her London home.

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