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World Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar in quarters

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 09:12

Rising Indian boxer Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) endured draining contests but came out triumphant to enter the quarterfinals on a bitter-sweet day for India in the World Boxing Championships, on Monday.

Shiva, Nanao in last-16; Vijender bows out of World C`ships

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 17:44

Rising star Shiva Thapa and comeback-man Thokchom Nanao Singh entered the pre-quarters but it was curtains for the experienced Vijender Singh.

`Pac-Man` conquerors Bradley, Marquez to meet

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 09:36

Timothy Bradley and Juan Manuel Marquez, who handed Manny Pacquiao back-to-back defeats in his last two bouts, will turn their attention to each other in Las Vegas on Saturday.

We missed official support at World C`ship: boxing coach

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 15:09

A silver and a couple of bronze medals is no small feat for a suspended country but India`s junior and youth women`s team coach I V Rao says the medal count could have been much higher.

Zareen settles for silver in Youth World Boxing Championships

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 00:24

Reigning junior world champion Nikhat Zareen (54kg) settled for a silver medal after her winning run was finally halted at the AIBA Women`s Youth World Boxing Championships in Albena, Bulgaria on Sunday.

Former heavyweight boxing champ Ken Norton dies at 70

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 09:38

Ken Norton, the former heavyweight boxing champion who broke Muhammad Ali`s jaw in a 1973 bout, died on Wednesday at an Arizona hospital at age 70, his manager said.

Amit Kumar secures first medal for India at World Wrestling Championship

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 09:23

Asian Champion Amit Kumar assured India of at least a silver by storming into the finals of the 55kg category on the opening day of World Wrestling Championships here on Monday.

Injured elbow slows down boxing king Floyd Mayweather

Last Updated: Monday, September 16, 2013, 08:30

Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather said he dislocated his left elbow in the middle of his majority decision over previously unbeaten Saul Alvarez.

Floyd Mayweather beats Saul Alvarez by majority decision

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 13:17

Floyd Mayweather unified the super welterweight world titles with a majority decision over Mexico`s Saul Alvarez on Saturday at the MGM Grand Hotel.

Two Indian boxers in Jr World C`ship quarters

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 17:41

Indian boxers Aditya Maan (66kg) and Ashish (63kg) made their way into the quarterfinals of the AIBA Junior World Boxing Championships with contrasting wins in the last-16 stage of the event in Kiev, Ukraine.

Indian boxers land in Kiev for World Junior C`ships

Last Updated: Sunday, September 08, 2013, 17:03

The Indian junior boxing team has reached Kiev, Ukraine for the AIBA World Championships after a 20-day training stint in Cyprus with Ankush Dahiya (46kg) and Puskar Singh (54kg) set to open the country`s campaign in the mega-event.

IBF disciplinary committee meets, to call boxers next

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 03, 2013, 21:19

The three Indian boxers, who alleged manipulation in the trials for the World Championship, will be called to present their case before the Indian Boxing Federation`s disciplinary committee which sat for its first meeting here on Tuesday.