I was wronged, hope Korea hosts better World Championship: Sarita
I was wronged, hope Korea hosts better World Championship: Sarita

She has offered unconditional apology for an emotionally-charged protest at the Asian Games but Indian boxer L Sarita Devi on Friday hoped that her outburst would ensure better judging at next month's World Championship in Korea -- the country where she felt "wronged".

Pugilist Satish Kumar settles for bronze
Pugilist Satish Kumar settles for bronze

Indian pugilist Satish Kumar won a bronze in the Super Heavyweight (+91 kg) category to give India its 51st medal on the penultimate day of the 18th Asian Games in Incheon, here on Thursday.

Asian Games: Boxing row prompts `fair play` warning
Asian Games: Boxing row prompts `fair play` warning

Asian Games organisers Thursday urged boxing`s world body to "ensure fair play" after an Indian fighter tearfully refused her bronze medal in a row over judging.

Laishram Sarita Devi matter lands in OCA doorsteps
Laishram Sarita Devi matter lands in OCA doorsteps

The organising committee of Asian Games on Thursday said that Indian boxer Laishram Sarita Devi's refusal to accept her bronze medal during the ceremony was "regretful and against the spirit of sportsmanship" and the matter has now landed in the doorsteps of Olympic Council of Asia.

DNA: Mary Kom wins historic Asian Games gold; Sarita refuses bronze

MC Mary Kom on Wednesday became the first Indian woman boxer to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Games.

That's woman power, says Priyanka Chopra on Mary Kom's Asiad gold
That's woman power, says Priyanka Chopra on Mary Kom's Asiad gold

Priyanka Chopra, the reel life M.C. Mary Kom, is ecstatic about the real life boxing champion's gold winning exploits in the women's flyweight category (48-51kg) at the 17th Asian Games Wednesday. The actress says it symbolises woman power.

Heart-broken Laishram Sarita considers returning bronze medal
Heart-broken Laishram Sarita considers returning bronze medal

Indian boxer Laishram Sarita, who was robbed off a gold medal bout at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea may return the bronze medal. According to reports, her husband C Thoiba said that they will accept the medal at the ceremony but are planning to return it as a mark of protest.

Boxer Manoj Kumar wins court battle to get Arjuna Award
Boxer Manoj Kumar wins court battle to get Arjuna Award

Finally, pugilist Manoj Kumar will be bestowed the Arjuna Award as the Sports Ministry has accepted his nomination for the coveted award.

Boxer Manoj Kumar to be considered again for Arjuna: Centre to HC
Boxer Manoj Kumar to be considered again for Arjuna: Centre to HC

The Centre on Thursday said the case of boxer Manoj Kumar, who challenged the Arjuna Award committee's decision to not consider him for the honour, will be placed before the panel again and irrespective of its decision, the Sports Ministry will consider his eligibility for the award.

Devendro Laishram enters final of lightfly weight category at Glasgow Games

Laishram Devendro Singh played true to his aggressive self as he outclassed Ashley Williams of Wales in a thrilling contest to book a place in the final of the men`s lightfly weight (46-49kg) category at the 20th Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

Solanki misses another shot at Youth Olympic qualification

Indian boxer Gaurav Solanki failed for a second time to qualify for the Youth Olympics after losing in a box-off today, but will have another shot at notching up a quota place on April 24 in the ongoing World Youth Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Shyam Kakara books medal, Youth Olympics berth

Indian boxer Shyam Kakara booked a ticket to this year`s Youth Olympics besides assuring himself of a medal in the ongoing World Youth Championships after advancing to the semifinals with a thrilling quarterfinal win in Sofia, Bulgaria today.

Priyanka Chopra's `Mary Kom` film to release on Gandhi Jayanti

The release date of ‘Mary Kom’, the much-awaited biopic on Olympic medal-winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom, has been locked.

Mary Kom`s autobiography released by Sushmita Sen

Olympic bronze medal-winning boxer M C Mary Kom on Monday said that her struggle was the story of many, particularly women, in the country in their quest to achieve their dreams.

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

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.

No time to celebrate, Shiva aims for World C`ships

He is smiling ear to ear after becoming the youngest Indian boxer to strike gold at the Asian Boxing Championships, but teen sensation Shiva Thapa hardly has any time to rest on the laurels as he has already set his sights on the World Championships to be held in October.

Shiva strikes gold at Asian Championships

Teen sensation Shiva Thapa (56kg) reaffirmed his status as the rising star of Indian boxing as he became the youngest pugilist from the country to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Championships in Amman, Jordan on Monday.

London Olympics setback has motivated boxers: Sandhu

Far from demoralising them, the failure to fetch a medal at the London Olympics has motivated Indian male boxers to improve their performance, insisted national coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu after returning to the country on Tuesday

London Olympics: CAS rejects India`s appeal on Vikas Krishan

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Monday rejected India`s appeal, filed after boxer Vikas Krishan was controversially eliminated from the London Olympics.