Word Series of Boxing: Devendro Singh, Gaurav Bhiduri bag contracts
Word Series of Boxing: Devendro Singh, Gaurav Bhiduri bag contracts

Two of India's rising boxers -- Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) and Gaurav Bhiduri (52kg) -- would be seen in action in the professional-style World Series of Boxing after grabbing two-year contracts with the franchises of Poland and Italy on Wednesday.

Devendro through to last-16, Manoj loses in boxing at Asian Games 2014
Devendro through to last-16, Manoj loses in boxing at Asian Games 2014

Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) entered the prequarters after getting a walkover but Manoj Kumar (64kg) bowed out with an opening round loss on a mixed day for Indian boxers at the Asian Games here today.

Vijender, Devendro enter quarters, Shiva ousted from 20th Commonwealth Games

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) continued his sublime form to enter the quarterfinals along with gritty youngster L Devendro Singh (49kg) in the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Monday.

Devendro rises to 2nd, Manoj 6th in AIBA rankings

Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar was the biggest mover as he broke into the top-10 at sixth but rising star L Devendro Singh was the best-placed Indian at second in the latest International Boxing Association (AIBA) rankings here.

3 Indians in Asian Boxing Championships finals

The young Indian troika of L Devendro Singh (49kg), Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Mandeep Jangra (69kg) continued their fine form to enter the finals of the Asian Boxing Championships.

Devendro, Manoj in boxing team for Cyprus

Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar and rising star L Devendro Singh are the prominent faces in an inexperienced 10-member Indian boxing team which left Tuesday to compete in the FXTM International Limassol Boxing Cup in Cyprus from May 16 to 19.

Another felicitation for Mary, men boxers also share dais

Medals eluded them but not the spotlight as the Indian men`s boxing team shared the dais with London Olympics bronze-winning woman pugilist M C Mary Kom at a felicitation function organised by sponsors Monnet Group here today.

Indian boxers get acclimatisation lessons in Ireland

London-bound Vijender Singh on Sunday said the experience has done a world of good to the Indian boxers ahead of the mega-event this month.

No gold, but target achieved for Indian boxers in Kazakhstan

They didn`t strike gold but it was mission accomplished for India`s Olympics-bound male boxers during the training-cum-competition trip to Kazakhstan as national coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu said the primary task of identifying weaknesses was completed ahead of the big event.

Devendro settles for silver in Kazakhstan President`s Cup

L Devendro Singh had to be content with a silver medal finish at the International Republic of Kazakhstan President`s Cup.

Coach Sandhu realistic about Indian boxers chances in London

India`s long-serving boxing coach Gurbux Singh Sandhu is realistic about his wards chances in this year`s London Olympics.

Tyson-loving Devendro tempers aggression for gold dreams

Having modelled the aggressive style of former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to claim an Olympic berth, Indian boxer L Devendro Singh knows curbing those attacking instincts is the only way to achieve his dream of a medal at the London Games.

Indian boxers confident of finishing on podium in London

Four Indian boxers – Manoj Kumar, L Devendro Singh, Jai Bhagwan and Vikas Krishan – who have already qualified for the London Olympics, expressed confidence of bagging medals at the forthcoming sporting extravaganza.

Three Indian boxers qualify for London Olympics

Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Jai Bhagwan (60kg), along with rookie teen sensation L Devendro Singh, qualified for the London Olympics by advancing to the World Championships' quarter-finals

Rookie Devendro gives India winning start in World C`ships

Rookie teen L Devendro Singh gave a perfect start to India`s campaign at the World Boxing Championships, sailing into the second round of the light flyweight 49kg division.