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Thursday, 1 March 2018

Remembering Aboriginal boxing champion Lionel Rose

Remembering Aboriginal boxing champion Lionel Rose
- Fifty years ago today, Lionel Rose defeated Fighting Harada in Tokyo to become Australia's first Aboriginal world champion. For a time in 1968 and 1969, he was the most famous Indigenous person in Australia, and perhaps the most famous Australian athlete in the world. It's hard to overstate the impact ...