Pinki, Monica lose in World Women's Boxing Championships
Pinki, Monica lose in World Women's Boxing Championships

On a thoroughly disappointing day for Indian boxers at the World Women's Championships, Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Pinki Rani (51kg) and Monica Saun (75kg) crashed out after losing their respective bouts here Wednesday.

India aim high at World Women's Boxing Championships
India aim high at World Women's Boxing Championships

Short on experience and missing the services of veterans such as M C Mary Kom, who would skip the World Championships for the first time, India's women boxers would nonetheless look to make a mark when they compete in the mega-event's eighth edition starting here Sunday.

Mary Kom hopes to be back in 2 months time
Mary Kom hopes to be back in 2 months time

 Olympic medallist MC Mary Kom on Tuesday said she would take around two months time to recover from the hamstring injury, that has kept her out of the Women's World Boxing Championship at Jeju, South Korea, to be held from November 13 to 25.

Pinki replaces Mary Kom, Priyanka in for Sarita Devi for Worlds
Pinki replaces Mary Kom, Priyanka in for Sarita Devi for Worlds

Pinki Rani replaced an injured M C Mary Kom, while Priyanka Choudhary came in for the suspended Sarita Dev in the Indian squad announced on Saturday for the Women's World Boxing Championships to be held at Jeju, South Korea from November 13 to 25.

CWG 2014: Pinki brings India`s first boxing medal

Pinki Rani brought home India`s first boxing medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games though she lost her women`s 48-51 kg semi-final bout and had to settle for the bronze at the SECC Hall here Friday.

India`s schedule on Day 9 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

After a rewarding Day 8, India will look to improve on the overall standing in the medal tally. Day 9 at the Games will see Indians in action in boxing, as many as six puglists featuring in their respectibve semi-final bouts.