Vikas Krishan

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
Rio Olympics LIVE, Day 10 updates: Vikas Krishan crashes out; PV Sindhu enters quarter-final

Rio Olympics LIVE, Day 10 updates: Vikas Krishan crashes out; PV Sindhu enters quarter-final

PV Sindhu kept India's medal hopes alive.

Aug 15, 2016, 16:42 PM IST
Rio 2016 Olympics: India's schedule for Day 10; Lalita Babda, Kidambi Srikanth, Vikas Krishan in action

Rio 2016 Olympics: India's schedule for Day 10; Lalita Babda, Kidambi Srikanth, Vikas Krishan in action

On Day 10, boxing could be the source of India's first medal at the ongoing Rio Olympics.

Aug 15, 2016, 04:26 AM IST
India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 8: Preview — Focus on Sania-Bopanna pair as hunt for first medal continues

India at Rio Olympics 2016, Day 8: Preview — Focus on Sania-Bopanna pair as hunt for first medal continues

One more victory tonight, over US star Venus and her Indian-origin partner Rajeev in the semis will ensure India a silver medal while a defeat would give Sania and Bopanna a chance to fight for the bronze.

Aug 13, 2016, 13:15 PM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: I want nothing less than a gold, says Vikas Krishan

Rio Olympics 2016: I want nothing less than a gold, says Vikas Krishan

Vikas stormed into the quarterfinals with a one-sided 3-0 win by unanimous decision against Onder Sipal of Turkey in the men's 75kg middleweight bout.

Aug 13, 2016, 11:49 AM IST
Rio Olympics 2016: Boxer Vikas Krishan a win away from medal, enters quarterfinals

Rio Olympics 2016: Boxer Vikas Krishan a win away from medal, enters quarterfinals

Vikas buried the ghosts of London 2012 where he was eliminated in the preliminary round, despite initially being declared the winner.

Aug 13, 2016, 05:01 AM IST
New kits available for Indian boxers, no threat of Olympics disqualification

New kits available for Indian boxers, no threat of Olympics disqualification

So far, Vikas Krishan (75kg) and Manoj (64kg) have won their opening bouts to enter the pre-quarters of their respective categories.

Aug 11, 2016, 16:37 PM IST
Rio 2016: Formidable draw set to challenge Indian grit in boxing

Rio 2016: Formidable draw set to challenge Indian grit in boxing

Of the three, Vikas is the only one to get a seeding -- 7th -- but none of them managed to secure a first-round bye.

Aug 05, 2016, 11:05 AM IST
Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar can win gold at Rio Olympics: Vikas Krishan

Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar can win gold at Rio Olympics: Vikas Krishan

Vikas also hinted that Rio could be his last Olympics.

Jun 27, 2016, 20:27 PM IST
Vijender Singh out of Olympic contention, wishes best for Vikas Krishan

Vijender Singh out of Olympic contention, wishes best for Vikas Krishan

Vikas entered the semifinals of the AIBA World Qualifying Tournament in Baku to book a Rio berth. 

Jun 23, 2016, 22:27 PM IST