Indian boxing

Indian boxing's weight-loss: No 64kg, 81kg male boxers at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Indian boxing's weight-loss: No 64kg, 81kg male boxers at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

India will not be fielding male boxers in the 64kg and 81kg categories, along with a couple of women's divisions, in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, the trials for which would be held by the end of this month.

Feb 21, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
India Open Boxing: Mary Kom in final, Shiva upstaged in semis

India Open Boxing: Mary Kom in final, Shiva upstaged in semis

Mary Kom will face Philippine's Josie Gabuco, who sent second seed and local favourite Monika packing with a dominating performance.

Jan 31, 2018, 18:11 PM IST
India Open Boxing: Shiva Thapa, Sarita Devi enter semifinals

India Open Boxing: Shiva Thapa, Sarita Devi enter semifinals

Most of the home favourites had a stellar day and look good to walk away with most of the medals.

Jan 30, 2018, 18:44 PM IST
A year of revival, Indian boxing finds its bearings again

A year of revival, Indian boxing finds its bearings again

From an unheralded Gaurav Bidhuri and the legendary MC Mary Kom to the well-established Shiva Thapa, and not to forget a bunch of teenaged women boxers – all of them scripted their little piece of history in a fairly successful 2017.

Dec 22, 2017, 15:57 PM IST
Undefeated Vijender Singh aims 10-0 against Ernest Amuzu

Undefeated Vijender Singh aims 10-0 against Ernest Amuzu

This will be Vijender`s last fight of 2017 and the Indian wishes to end the year on a winning note that too with a knockout win.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
India's first foreign coach for women boxers resigns

India's first foreign coach for women boxers resigns

Cottalorda alleged that he repeatedly communicated his concerns to the federation, which did not act on them.

Sep 14, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
Indian boxers Laishram Sarita, Pinki Jangra return to amateur fold after brief pro stint

Indian boxers Laishram Sarita, Pinki Jangra return to amateur fold after brief pro stint

The two boxers, who had signed up with the Indian Boxing Council (IBC), will be re-joining the national camp after submitting letters of apology to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) for abruptly leaving the amateur circuit not too long back.

May 29, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
Three-star Stephane Cottalorda ropes in by AIBA; Indian women boxers get foreign coach for the first time

Three-star Stephane Cottalorda ropes in by AIBA; Indian women boxers get foreign coach for the first time

The 41-year-old, who is a member of the European Boxing Confederation's coaches commission, will be joining the boxers in the first week of June.

May 24, 2017, 19:36 PM IST
No possibility of Vijender Singh fighting Amir Khan in Super Boxing League: Promoters

No possibility of Vijender Singh fighting Amir Khan in Super Boxing League: Promoters

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will not compete in the Amir Khan-backed Super Boxing League, which will roll out from July 7.

Apr 24, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
Indian Olympic Association grants affiliation to boxing federation

Indian Olympic Association grants affiliation to boxing federation

Indian boxing has been facing an administrative impasse for the past several years.

Apr 08, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Vikas Krishan to get 'Best Boxer' award at AIBA 70th anniversary gala

Vikas Krishan to get 'Best Boxer' award at AIBA 70th anniversary gala

The 24-year-old Vikas is currently in New Jersey, USA. He he has been training there for more than a fortnight to prepare for the season ahead.

Nov 27, 2016, 16:48 PM IST
No pulling punches: After poor run at Rio Olympics, Vijender Singh, Mary Kom demand complete revamp

No pulling punches: After poor run at Rio Olympics, Vijender Singh, Mary Kom demand complete revamp

They are appalled, they are angry and they want accountability to be fixed.

Aug 31, 2016, 15:39 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: No-medal show reflects rot in Indian boxing

Rio Olympics 2016: No-medal show reflects rot in Indian boxing

Country’s last hope in sport vanishes as Krishan goes down to Uzbek World No. 1 in quarters

Aug 17, 2016, 11:13 AM IST
Rio Olympics Round-up: How India performed on Day 5 of biggest sporting extravaganza

Rio Olympics Round-up: How India performed on Day 5 of biggest sporting extravaganza

Another bright spot for India on Day 5 was boxer Manoj Kumar's qualification in men's light welter (64kg) pre-quarters.

Aug 11, 2016, 05:12 AM IST
WBO Ranking: Unbeaten Vijender Singh breaks into top-10; likely to fight Commonwealth champion Luke Blackledge next

WBO Ranking: Unbeaten Vijender Singh breaks into top-10; likely to fight Commonwealth champion Luke Blackledge next

The Indian might face Commonwealth champion Luke Blackledge in his next fight, his promoters had hinted after the triumph title triumph here.

Aug 03, 2016, 21:54 PM IST
Be careful what you wish for, Amir Khan warns Vijender Singh on showdown proposal

Be careful what you wish for, Amir Khan warns Vijender Singh on showdown proposal

The 30-year-old Vijender clinched his seventh straight win and the Super Middleweight title

Jul 18, 2016, 18:11 PM IST
The untold story of Kaur Singh – A forgotten Indian boxer who fought Muhammad Ali

The untold story of Kaur Singh – A forgotten Indian boxer who fought Muhammad Ali

Kaur Singh has been waiting to get the INR I Lac reward money he earned 34 years ago.

Jul 17, 2016, 18:27 PM IST
Vijender Singh vs Kerry Hope: Everything you need to know — TV listing, time, venue, et al​

Vijender Singh vs Kerry Hope: Everything you need to know — TV listing, time, venue, et al​

Kerry Hope is a former World No. 3 but Vijender has firmly stood his ground and is not intimidated by the high-pressure match.

Jul 16, 2016, 13:03 PM IST
Vijender Singh concerned with the state of Indian boxing despite meeting with PM Modi

Vijender Singh concerned with the state of Indian boxing despite meeting with PM Modi

Shiva Thapa (56kg), Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Vikas Krishan (75kg) are the three to have qualified for the Olympics this time.

Jul 13, 2016, 22:51 PM IST
The 'big' WBO Asia title is no big deal for me, declares confident Vijender Singh

The 'big' WBO Asia title is no big deal for me, declares confident Vijender Singh

Vijender is up against Hope, who brings with him an experience bank of 30 bouts, of which he has won 23, two of them knockouts.

Jul 11, 2016, 19:04 PM IST