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OGQ to support boxer Sarita, rifle shooter Apurvi

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:19

Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) is to support woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi and rising rifle shooter Apurvi Chandela in the run up to their participation in the July 23-August 3 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland and the September-October Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Gyllenhaal, McAdams spotted together again at boxing match

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 08:35

Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams have sparked romance rumours after they were spotted attending a boxing match between Miguel Cotto and Sergio Martinez in New York City.

I want to win a medal at 2016 Rio Olympics, says Pinki Jangra

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 20:58

Haryana boxer Pinki Jangra recently caused a major upset at the selection trials in Patiala for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, when she stunned Olympic bronze-medallist Mary Kom. Many don’t know, but it wasn’t Pinki’s first win over the five-time World Champion. As a 19-year-old, she had defeated Mary in the quarters of the Nationals.

Honey Singh to bring boxing league to India in October

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 19:54

Super rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh is on to another league, literally. After starting his Global Fighting Championship (GFC), a boxing league in Dubai, the singer has plans to bring the "mother of all boxing events" to India.

Three booked for attempt to murder ex-AP Olympic Ass. Prez`s son

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 00:44

In a curious case of conspiracy, city police on Thursday arrested three persons for allegedly trying to kill the son of former AP Olympic Association president, by leaving a box containing a king cobra at his doorstep at Narayanguda here

Former heavyweight boxing champion, Vitali Klitschko elected Mayor of Kiev

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 07:19

For many, the mixture of sports and politics often proved to be a heady cocktail. But for the former world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko, it is matter of pride and responsibility. After ruling the ring for many years, Dr. Ironfist announced his arrival in politics with a knock-out.

Mary Kom dropped from Indian boxing squad for CWG

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 23:10

In a stunning turn of events, five-time World Champion and Olympic bronze-medalist M C Mary Kom was today left out of the three-member Indian women`s boxing squad for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3.

Marquez survies knockdown to beat Alvarado

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 12:52

Mexican veteran Juan Manuel Marquez rallied from a ninth-round knockdown to win a unanimous decision over Mike Alvarado in a 12-round non-title welterweight fight Saturday.

Undefeated Mayweather finishes strongly to edge out Maidana in Las Vegas

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 13:17

Undefeated welterweight Floyd Mayweather did all his hard work in the second half of the bout to overcome a stiff challenge from the fast-starting Marcos Maidana and unify two world titles in Las Vegas on Saturday.

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.

Ukraine boxing champ urges Putin to avoid `mistakes of history`

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 09:57

Heavyweight boxing champion Vladimir Klitschko urged Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday not to "repeat the mistakes of history" in his confrontation with Ukraine, the boxer`s homeland.