World Boxing Championships

Gaurav Bidhuri settles for bronze in World Boxing Championships

Gaurav Bidhuri settles for bronze in World Boxing Championships

India thus ended the tournament with a bronze medal, equalling the performance of 2009 (Vijender Singh), 2011 (Vikas Krishan) and 2015 (Shiva Thapa).

Aug 31, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Gaurav Bidhuri assures India of medal at World Boxing Championships

Gaurav Bidhuri assures India of medal at World Boxing Championships

Besides Vikas, Vijender Singh (2009) and Shiva Thapa (2015) have been the country's other medallists at the marquee event of the sport. But they have all settled for bronze medals and it remains to be seen if Gaurav can better them on that.

Aug 29, 2017, 20:29 PM IST

Amit Phangal, Gaurav Bidhuri enter quarters of World Boxing Championships

Amit, a bronze-medallist from this year's Asian Championships, opened the proceedings for India and prevailed in a unanimous verdict at the Sporthalle.

Aug 28, 2017, 14:41 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 Championships: Manoj, Satish qualify for World Championships

Asian Boxing Championships: Manoj, Satish qualify for World Championships

The top six boxers from each weight category in the Asian event qualified for the World Championships in Germany scheduled from August 25.

May 07, 2017, 20:51 PM IST
Boxer Shiva Thapa assured of medal at Worlds, eyes 2016 Rio Olympics berth next

Boxer Shiva Thapa assured of medal at Worlds, eyes 2016 Rio Olympics berth next

Shiva Thapa on Saturday became only the third Indian boxer ever to assure himself of a World Championships medal besides inching closer to an Olympic berth as he advanced to the semifinals with a dominating triumph here.

Oct 10, 2015, 22:07 PM IST
Shiva Thapa, Vikas Krishan advance to quarters in World Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa, Vikas Krishan advance to quarters in World Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa came from behind to notch up a stunning knockout victory, while Vikas Krishan out-witted his more fancied rival in an exhausting triumph to enter the quarterfinals on an all-win day for Indian boxers at the World Championships here on Thursday.

Oct 08, 2015, 22:25 PM IST
Manny Pacquiao heading to Doha for World Championships

Manny Pacquiao heading to Doha for World Championships

Manny Pacquiao is to attend the World Boxing Championships in Doha later this week, following a personal invitation from the head of the tournament's governing body, it was announced today.

Oct 06, 2015, 23:35 PM IST
Vikas Krishan goes down fighting, settles for silver in Asian Boxing Championships

Vikas Krishan goes down fighting, settles for silver in Asian Boxing Championships

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) fought his heart out but still fell short as he settled for the silver medal after going down to Uzbekistan's Bektemir Melikuziev in a brutal summit clash of the Asian Championships here on Saturday.

Sep 05, 2015, 18:18 PM IST
Satish Kumar in Asian boxing semis, books World Championship berth

Satish Kumar in Asian boxing semis, books World Championship berth

Satish Kumar (+91kg) entered the semifinals to book himself a medal and a World Championship berth even as two other Indians fell by the wayside on a bitter-sweet day for the country's boxers in the Asian Championships here on Wednesday.

Sep 02, 2015, 19:43 PM IST
BI plans Indian Series of Boxing, new ranking system

BI plans Indian Series of Boxing, new ranking system

Keen to revolutionise the sport, Boxing India is planning to launch a professional-style Indian Series of Boxing, which would double up as a qualifying event for the World Series of Boxing.

Jan 28, 2015, 18:20 PM IST
Sarjubala Devi, Saweety enter finals of World Boxing Championships

Sarjubala Devi, Saweety enter finals of World Boxing Championships

 Indian boxers Sarjubala Devi (48kg) and Saweety (81kg) continued their prolific form to enter the Women's World Boxing Championships with thumping wins and assure themselves of at least a silver each, here on Sunday.

Nov 23, 2014, 14:58 PM IST
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.

Nov 15, 2014, 17:47 PM IST
Vijender backs Sarita, wants AIBA to review referees, judges

Vijender backs Sarita, wants AIBA to review referees, judges

As L Sarita Devi awaits "strict punishment" for refusing to accept her Asian Games medal after a controversial loss, the veteran has found support from the biggest name in Indian boxing, Vijender Singh, who feels the world body should review its officials' conduct instead of banning her.

Nov 14, 2014, 11:57 AM IST
Sarita Devi will be severely punished, says AIBA

Sarita Devi will be severely punished, says AIBA

Indian boxer Sarita Devi will be severely punished for refusing to accept her medal at the 2014 Asian Games, head of the sport's governing body AIBA said on Wednesday.

Nov 12, 2014, 12:37 PM IST
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.

Nov 08, 2014, 21:25 PM IST
No violation of rules in pregnancy tests: Boxing India

No violation of rules in pregnancy tests: Boxing India

Boxing India on Thursday refuted allegations that junior women pugilists were subjected to pregnancy tests ahead of the upcoming World Championships, stating that only the eligible senior girls went through the tests as required by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

Nov 06, 2014, 19:30 PM IST
AIBA suspends boxer Sarita Devi, coaches and chef-de-mission

AIBA suspends boxer Sarita Devi, coaches and chef-de-mission

AIBA has suspended India boxer L Sarita Devi and her coaches for an indefinite period because of her Asian Games protest. Her coach GS Sandhu and Indian chef-de-mission AJ Sumariwalla also faced the brunt. AIBA will not allow any of them to participate at all levels of various competitions, events and meetings until further notice.

Oct 22, 2014, 11:49 AM IST

Indian boxers to return empty-handed from World Boxing Championships

Indian boxers will return empty-handed from the World Championships for the first time in four years after none of the five quarterfinalists managed to make the semifinal of the biennial mega-event, here on Wednesday.

Oct 23, 2013, 21:09 PM IST

World Boxing: Shiva, Manoj lose in QFs; Satish out injured

It was a disappointing first session for Indian boxers in the World Championship quarterfinals as the Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Manoj Kumar (64kg) lost their bouts.

Oct 23, 2013, 16:58 PM IST