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Indian boxers will improve medals tally at Asian Games: Vikas Krishan

Indian boxers will improve medals tally at Asian Games: Vikas Krishan

Praising his fellow boxers for their performance at the recently concluded Commonwealth Games, star pugilist and gold medal winner Vikas Krishan Yadav asserted that the Indian squad will improve their medal haul at the Asian Games later this year.

Apr 21, 2018, 13:10 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 10

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 10

India had a field day on Day 10 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday, winning 17 medals in all - their biggest haul in a day so far at the event. 

Apr 14, 2018, 18:32 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxer Vikas Krishan enters middleweight quarters

Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxer Vikas Krishan enters middleweight quarters

Vikas dominated the opening round before the Australian tried to make a strong comeback in the next two. 

Apr 08, 2018, 10:36 AM IST
MC Mary Kom needs one win to clinch medal on CWG debut

MC Mary Kom needs one win to clinch medal on CWG debut

The celebrated MC Mary Kom needs to win just one bout to secure herself a medal, while Vikas Krishan got a bye into the men's pre-quarterfinals as Indian boxers were handed reasonably good draws in the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

Apr 03, 2018, 19:59 PM IST
Shiva Thapa, Gaurav Bhiduri out as Vikas Krishan makes cut in India's Commonwealth Games boxing squad

Shiva Thapa, Gaurav Bhiduri out as Vikas Krishan makes cut in India's Commonwealth Games boxing squad

Three-time Asian medallist and 2015 world championship bronze-winner Shiva made way for national champion and India Open gold-medallist Manish Kaushik in the lightweight 60kg category.

Feb 28, 2018, 19:10 PM IST
Comeback man Vikas Krishan adjudged 'Best Boxer' at Strandja Memorial

Comeback man Vikas Krishan adjudged 'Best Boxer' at Strandja Memorial

It was a double delight for Indian boxer Vikas Krishan at the Strandja Memorial Tournament as he didn't just claim a gold medal but was also adjudged the best boxer of the event in the Bulgarian capital Sofia -- a first for an Indian.

Feb 26, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
Indian boxers Vikas Krishan, Amit Panghal strike gold as Mary Kom settles for silver at Strandja Memorial

Indian boxers Vikas Krishan, Amit Panghal strike gold as Mary Kom settles for silver at Strandja Memorial

India ended the tournament with a whopping 11 medals -- five from men and six from women boxers.

Feb 26, 2018, 10:26 AM IST
Boxing: Vikas Krishan, Gaurav Solanki enter semifinals of Strandja Memorial

Boxing: Vikas Krishan, Gaurav Solanki enter semifinals of Strandja Memorial

While Gaurav pummelled Kyrgyzstan's Azat Usenaliev, Vikas edged past Kazakhstan's Tursynbay Kulakhmet in a split verdict late last night to make the last-four stage.

Feb 23, 2018, 19:59 PM IST
Vikas Krishan, Amit Panghal in quarters of Strandja Memorial boxing

Vikas Krishan, Amit Panghal in quarters of Strandja Memorial boxing

The seasoned Vikas Krishan and the fast-rising Amit Panghal advanced to the quarterfinals of the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament for men and women on Wednesday.

Feb 21, 2018, 22:15 PM IST
Indian boxers aim for bigger medal haul at World Championships

Indian boxers aim for bigger medal haul at World Championships

Placed joint 49th in the all-time medal count, India have a bronze each to show for from the 2009, 2011 and the 2015 World Championships.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
Asian Boxing Championship: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan in final; Vikas Krishan ends with bronze

Asian Boxing Championship: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Sangwan in final; Vikas Krishan ends with bronze

"Vikas Krishan was not there in the weigh-in today morning, therefore his South Korean opponent walked over to the final," an Asian Boxing Confederation official told.

May 05, 2017, 17:35 PM IST
Four get seeding, byes for all Indians in Asian Boxing Championship

Four get seeding, byes for all Indians in Asian Boxing Championship

The tournament, featuring 179 boxers from 28 countries, is a qualifier for the August-September World Championships in Hamburg, Germany.

Apr 29, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Manoj Kumar, Vikas Krishan, Shiva Thapa among 7 Indian boxers for Thailand International boxing tournament

Manoj Kumar, Vikas Krishan, Shiva Thapa among 7 Indian boxers for Thailand International boxing tournament

The former Asian Games gold-medallist had been training there for the last three months. He has also dropped hints of turning professional by the end of this year.

Mar 12, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
Mary Kom, Vikas Krishan honoured at 70th anniversary of International Boxing Association gala

Mary Kom, Vikas Krishan honoured at 70th anniversary of International Boxing Association gala

Mary Kom was presented the AIBA Legends award for her trailblazing boxing career, Vikas was handed the APB (AIBA Pro Boxing) Best Boxer trophy.

Dec 21, 2016, 14:26 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
I take responsibility for Rio boxing campaign: Coach Sandhu

I take responsibility for Rio boxing campaign: Coach Sandhu

In Rio, at least one medal was expected from the three who made the cut.

Aug 27, 2016, 17:44 PM IST
Shiva Thapa lone boxer to be selected for Arjuna Award this year

Shiva Thapa lone boxer to be selected for Arjuna Award this year

His medal at the world event was only the third ever that India had won after Vijender Singh (2009) and Vikas Krishan (2011).

Aug 17, 2016, 20:41 PM IST
Rio Olympics, Day 10: Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu advance to quarter-finals, Vikas Krishan ousted

Rio Olympics, Day 10: Kidambi Srikanth, PV Sindhu advance to quarter-finals, Vikas Krishan ousted

Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu were two Indian shuttlers who put some smile back on the faces of Indian fans on Day 10 of the biggest sporting extravaganza.

Aug 16, 2016, 08:37 AM IST
India at Rio Olympics: I'm sorry but I couldn't have done better, says Vikas Krishan Yadav

India at Rio Olympics: I'm sorry but I couldn't have done better, says Vikas Krishan Yadav

"I always hoped to earn India a medal on the Independence Day but I failed. I'm sorry," he said.

Aug 16, 2016, 05:56 AM IST
Vikas Krishan ousted, Indian boxers sign off without medal at Rio Olympics

Vikas Krishan ousted, Indian boxers sign off without medal at Rio Olympics

In the end it was a stroll for the 20-year-old Melikuziev, who was hitting at will against a near stationary Vikas.

Aug 16, 2016, 04:25 AM IST