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Amir Khan signs deal with Mayweather`s promoter

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 15:18

British boxer Amir Khan has reportedly signed a deal with American boxing adviser Al Haymon, who is also the promoter of undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Sugar Ray Leonard reveals `biggest battle of life` was outside ring

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 23:42

Legendary American boxer Sugar Ray Leonard has revealed that the biggest battle of his life was outside the ring, with alcohol and drugs.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Autobiography of Mary Kom released in Manipur

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 14:36

Olympic bronze-medallist and five-time world champion woman boxer M C Mary Kom`s autobiography "Unbreakable" was released here at the premises of Imphal College.

I am not retiring, says Mary Kom

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 22:14

Tired of answering constant queries about her retirement plans, Olympic bronze-medallist and five-time world champion boxer M C Mary Kom on friday pleaded to be left alone, saying she does not wish to call it quits.