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Muralidharan Raja-led faction submits vision for Indian boxing to AIBA

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 15:18

After staking its claim to form the new Indian Boxing Federation, the faction led by former Secretary General P K Muralidharan Raja has now submitted its vision document to the International Boxing Association, promising to implement AIBA proposals on various issues within six months of taking over.

International Boxing Association terminates India, says office-bearers damaging sport

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 08:21

Furious with the current logjam in the suspended Indian Boxing Federation, the International Boxing Association has terminated the IBF from its fold stating that the current set of office-bearers are "damaging the image, reputation and interest" of the sport.

What next for terminated Indian Boxing Federation?

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 11:52

The International Boxing Association`s decision to terminate India from its fold is set to be a blessing in disguise for the IBF which would now be forced to conduct fresh elections, something that the present set of office-bearers had been adamantly resisting.

Boxing champion Mary Kom could be CRPF role model

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 18:17

Five-time world boxing champion and Olympic bronze medalist M C Mary Kom could soon be donning a new role -- endorsing country`s largest paramilitary force CRPF as its brand ambassador.

IBF set for SGM to plan breakthrough in suspension logjam

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 21:11

In a desperate bid to get its international suspension lifted in the next couple of months, the Indian Boxing Federation is planning to call a Special General Meeting to work out the date for an AGM where the schedule for a fresh election would be finalised.

Puglist Mary Kom encourages women to up sports to fight crime

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 13:14

Concerned at the alarming rise of violence against women, five-time world boxing champion and Olympic medallist Mary Kom on Thursday urged women to take up sports for self-defence and to stay fit.

Ian Healy douses rumours of Brad Haddin`s retirement after Ashes

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 06:54

Australian wicketkeeping legend Ian Healy has doused the rumours of an imminent retirement of Ashes hero Brad Haddin, saying that he has confirmed from Haddin that the player is not going anywhere at the moment.

Evander Holyfield says can cope without food in `Celebrity Big Brother`

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 23:01

Evander Holyfield has said that he can survive without food in ` Celebrity Big Brother `, should the housemates lose out on their shopping budget.

Greg Mathews tips Lyon to become Oz`s `greatest off-spinner` with 400 wickets

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 18:46

Former Australian all-rounder Greg Mathews has tipped Ashes hero Nathan Lyon to become the country`s greatest wicket-taking off-spinner, and said that he has the potential to reach 400 wickets by the end of his career.

Indian boxers Shiva, Sumit bag WSB contracts

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 21:01

In what would come as a massive shot in the arm for Indian boxing, the promising duo of Shiva Thapa and Sumit Sangwan has signed up for Team USA in the World Series of Boxing, making them the first from the country to compete for a foreign outfit in the semi-professional event.

Mayweather taunts `leftover` Pacquiao, `con man` Amir Khan on social media

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 18:47

Undefeated American boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr. has reportedly taken to the social media to taunt potential opponents Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan, calling them `con artist` and `leftover` respectively.

After early Boxing Day rush, UK shopper numbers flat on last year

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 15:30

After an initial rush to British retail stores for the Boxing Day sales on Thursday, only 0.5 percent more shoppers showed up than last year, final figures from retail data company Springboard showed.