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US women boxers see both sides of skirt issue

Updated: February 13, 2012, 6:10 PM ET
Associated Press

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By GREG BEACHAM

AP Sports Writer

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. -- Tyrieshia Douglas would love to box in the Olympics wearing a short skirt.

Not because she has to, but because she wants to.

"We're women, and women should be wearing a woman's uniform," said Douglas, the 23-year-old flyweight from Baltimore who survived a rough childhood in foster care to win silver medals at the last two national championships.

Douglas realizes ...

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