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Indian boxers make confident start at World Olympic Qualifiers

Indian boxers make confident start at World Olympic Qualifiers

Asian Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) and Commonwealth Games silver-winner Laishram Devendro (49kg) were the only Indians to be seeded.

Laishram Devendro, Vikas Krishan to lead 9-member Indian team at 2016 Rio Olympic qualifier at Baku

Laishram Devendro, Vikas Krishan to lead 9-member Indian team at 2016 Rio Olympic qualifier at Baku

The finalists in the light-flyweight and flyweight divisions will qualify for the Olympics, while the top-five will get Rio berths in the remaining eight weight divisions.

2016 Rio: Shiv Thapa, three others boxers recommended for prestigious Olympics Scholarships

2016 Rio: Shiv Thapa, three others boxers recommended for prestigious Olympics Scholarships

In a major boost to India's chances of sending more boxers to the 2016 Rio Olympics, three pugilists have became eligible for the prestigious Olympics Scholarships.

Boxer Mandeep Jangra receives Arjuna Award from Sports Minister

Boxer Mandeep Jangra receives Arjuna Award from Sports Minister

Boxer Mandeep Jangra on Wednesday received the Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here.

Mandeep Jangra sails into pre-quarters of Asian Boxing Championships

Mandeep Jangra sails into pre-quarters of Asian Boxing Championships

Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra took just over a minute to force his rival out of the contest with a bloodied face and book a prequarterfinal berth in the Asian Boxing Championships here on Friday.

Indian boxers leave for 'toughest ever' Asian Championships

Indian boxers leave for 'toughest ever' Asian Championships

Severely short of international exposure owing to the administrative mess, Indian boxers face the uphill task of ensuring not just medals but also World Championship berths when they take off tonight for what would be the "toughest" Asian Championships ever starting August 26 in Bangkok.

Didn't expect the Arjuna Award so early: Mandeep Jangra

Didn't expect the Arjuna Award so early: Mandeep Jangra

Surprised and elated in equal measure after becoming the only boxer to be picked for the Arjuna Awards this year, the fast-rising Mandeep Jangra says he never expected to come this far given that not many, apart from his mentor Akhil Kumar, had faith in him.

Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh in India's squad for Asian Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh in India's squad for Asian Boxing Championships

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra (69kg) will spearhead a 10-strong Indian challenge in the Asian Championships to be held in Bangkok from August 24 to September 6.

More confident of myself after Oz training stint: Mandeep Jangra

 Back from a month-long training trip to Australia with his mentor Akhil Kumar, Commonwealth Games silver medal-winning Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra said the stint has helped him get over long-standing anxiety as he gears up for the Olympic qualifiers later this year.

Akhil-Dilbagh tussle in defamation suit heats up

Akhil-Dilbagh tussle in defamation suit heats up

The court battle between boxers Akhil Kumar and Dilbagh Singh over a defamation suit filed by the former has become uglier with the Chandigarh District Court issuing warrants against mediapersons in whose presence the "slanderous" comments were made.

Over 50,000 children turn up for Salwan Cross Country Run

Over 50,000 children turn up for Salwan Cross Country Run

More than 50,000 school children, including 2500 visually impaired and differently-abled children, took part in the 20th edition of the Salwan Cross Country Run, here on Sunday.

Top Indian athletes to be volunteers at Salwan Marathon

Indian athletes Khushbir Kaur, Mandeep Jangra and Arpinder Singh will be seen running as volunteers along with visually challenged school children at the 20th edition of the Salwan Cross Country Run at the Army Equestrian Centre in Delhi Cantt, Nov 2.

Khushbir, Arpinder to run in Salwan Marathon as voluntteers

Khushbir, Arpinder to run in Salwan Marathon as voluntteers

Asian Games silver winner Khushbir Kaur, Commonwealth Games medallists Arpinder Singh and Mandeep Jangra will run as volunteers along with visually challenged school children at the 20th Salwan Cross Country Marathon Run here on November 2.

Teacher Akhil Kumar, pupil Mandeep Jangra get set for same exam at Asiad

Teacher Akhil Kumar, pupil Mandeep Jangra get set for same exam at Asiad

Ever heard of a teacher and a student appearing for the same exam? Well, come Asian Games, the boxing ring will present one such instance when the Indian duo of mentor Akhil Kumar and protege Mandeep Jangra fight it out for medals in their respective categories.

Indian boxing team returns from Glasgow

The Indian boxing team returned today from Glasgow, Scotland, after bagging four silver medals and one bronze medal in various boxing events.

Commonwealth Games: Vijender Singh leads India in boxing finals

Led by Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, Indian pugilists stole the limelight on the ninth day of the competitions with four of them storming into the finals of their respective weight categories in the boxing event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

Boxing chiefs to probe headguard scrapping after Commonwealth Games

The International Boxing Association says it will carry out a detailed study of the impact of scrapping headguards for amateur contests following the conclusion of the Commonwealth Games.

Five Indian boxers reach Commonwealth Games semi-finals

Indian boxers Pinki Jangra, L. Sarita Devi, Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh reached the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the SECC Hall here Wednesday.

Mandeep Jangra assures India of first boxing medal at Commonwealth Games 2014

Young Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra assured himself of a medal in his debut Commonwealth Games by advancing to the semifinals of the 69kg division after his opponent failed the medical test ahead of their quarterfinal bout, here on Wednesday.

Commonwealth Games: Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra in quarterfinal

Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra moved into the quarterfinal of the men`s welterweight (69kg) category with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Jamaican Kestna Davis in the Round 16 at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Monday.