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Vijender leads Indian boxing contingent at CWG

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 16:25

Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh will lead the Indian boxing contingent at the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to Aug 3.

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.

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.

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.

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.