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Dinesh, 2 other boxers allege bias in World C`ship trials

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 19:35

The selection of the Indian team for the World Boxing Championships has run into a controversy with three pugilists, including Arjuna awardee Dinesh Kumar, threatening to take the panel to court even as Olympian Akhil Kumar vowed to sue one of them for dragging his name into the furore.

Athletes welcome DA credit to bank accounts

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 16:11

Athletes who have often suffered from administrative high-handedness in Indian sports have welcomed the government`s move to credit their daily allowances to their bank accounts.

Once locked in room for boxing, Mandeep finds key to success

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 16:22

The first time Mandeep Jangra tried his hand in boxing, that too by chance rather than choice, he ended up being thrashed by none other than his own father.

Akhil Kumar`s boxing club runs into controversy

Last Updated: Monday, February 06, 2012, 20:19

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist and Olympian Akhil Kumar`s Boxing Club and Fitness Society has run into trouble after the residents of the area, where the club is situated, filed complain against running commercial activities in the residential complex.

Vijender aims London qualification first, medal hopes later

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 21:23

Left with just one chance to qualify for the Olympics, top Indian boxer Vijender Singh says he is not thinking beyond making a berth in London Games.

Akhil inaugurates own boxing club

Last Updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 21:45

Akhil Kumar realised his dream of nurturing young talent in the country with the inauguration of a boxing club at Rohtak.

Boxer Akhil Kumar suffers muscle tear

Last Updated: Monday, December 05, 2011, 22:13

Ace pugilist Akhil Kumar is likely to miss Mumbai Fighters` crucial bout against Los Angeles Matadors here on December 9 due to a muscle tear.

Mumbai Fighters brace up for Russian challenge in WSB

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 15:44

After putting up a strong fight against Italy`s Milano Thunder during its World Series Boxing (WSB) debut bout last week, Mumbai Fighters will next face Russian side Dynamo Moscow in their second Group A match on Friday in Perm, Russia.

Mumbai Fighters matches to be telecast `live`

Last Updated: Saturday, November 05, 2011, 15:55

All 10 home and away matches of India`s lone franchise -- Mumbai Fighters -- in the World Series Boxing league commencing on November 11, would be telecast `live` on ESPN Star Sports channel.

Akhil eyeing Olympic berth in Kazakhstan

Last Updated: Friday, November 04, 2011, 18:42

Having missed the opportunity to make the cut for the 2012 London Olympics at last month`s World Championship, Akhil Kumar is eyeing the second and final qualifying tournament in Kazakhstan next year.

Akhil, Jitender, Diwakar for World Series of Boxing

Last Updated: Friday, November 04, 2011, 18:07

India`s lone boxing franchise Mumbai Fighters is ready with its line-up of Indian and international pugilists in a 17-strong squad for the USD five million World Series of Boxing.

Mumbai Fighters sign up Akhil Kumar for World Series Boxing

Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2011, 19:22

Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Akhil Kumar will now be seen in action in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) after he was signed by the Mumbai Fighters, the only Indian team in the mega-event, on Thursday.