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IOA chief overruled secretary on observer for boxing elections

IOA chief overruled secretary on observer for boxing elections

Ramachandran sent a mail to Mehta on September 24 saying there was no need to send an observer.

Boxing reforms: AIBA appoints its VP as observer for BFI elections

Boxing reforms: AIBA appoints its VP as observer for BFI elections

Indian boxing is aiming an administrative revival with the elections, which would put together BFI, a second governing body to take shape in the last four years.

Call for boxing elections on September 25 in Mumbai

Call for boxing elections on September 25 in Mumbai

The sport is currently being administered by an ad-hoc committee of the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

No pulling punches: After poor run at Rio Olympics, Vijender Singh, Mary Kom demand complete revamp

No pulling punches: After poor run at Rio Olympics, Vijender Singh, Mary Kom demand complete revamp

They are appalled, they are angry and they want accountability to be fixed.

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.

Rio Games 2016: Olympic pro at 22, Shiva Thapa banks on improved strength at mega event

Rio Games 2016: Olympic pro at 22, Shiva Thapa banks on improved strength at mega event

Shiva was barely 18 when he qualified for the 2012 Games, which was a forgettable campaign ending in an opening-round loss.

Three more Indian boxers eye place in Rio Olympics, qualifiers in Venezuela

Three more Indian boxers eye place in Rio Olympics, qualifiers in Venezuela

The tournament will feature boxers from AIBA's own professional events -- the World Series of Boxing (WSB) and AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) -- besides pro boxers from all over the world.

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. 

Rio Olympics: IOC denies wild card entry to Mary Kom for quadrennial event

Rio Olympics: IOC denies wild card entry to Mary Kom for quadrennial event

Mary (51kg), who was a bronze-medallist at the 2012 London Olympics, lost 0-2 to Germany’s Azize Nimani in second round bouts of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Astana recently.

Sumit Sangwan enters last-16 of AIBA Olympic Qualifiers

Sumit Sangwan enters last-16 of AIBA Olympic Qualifiers

Sangwan triumphed 2-1 in round of 32 contest against the world No.16, who is a former Youth Olympics silver-medallist.

Vikas Krishan wins AIBA Pro bout, assured of extra Olympic shot

Vikas Krishan wins AIBA Pro bout, assured of extra Olympic shot

The Indian pulled off the result just a night before heading to the Olympic Qualifiers in Baku, Azerbaijan, which start on June 16.

Olympics 2016: Vijender Singh eager to represent India in Rio Games

Olympics 2016: Vijender Singh eager to represent India in Rio Games

At present, Shiva Thapa is the lone Indian boxer to have qualified for the Rio Games.

Vijender Singh in no mood for Olympics, but Amir Khan keen to represent Pakistan in 2016 Rio Games

Vijender Singh in no mood for Olympics, but Amir Khan keen to represent Pakistan in 2016 Rio Games

Professional boxers who are willing to compete in Rio will have to first qualify in a tournament to be held in Venezuela in early July.

Pro boxers allowed in Olympics but Vijender Singh won't be there in Rio Games – Find out why!

Pro boxers allowed in Olympics but Vijender Singh won't be there in Rio Games – Find out why!

In a landmark decision, AIBA threw the Olympic doors open for professional boxers.

Women's World Boxing Championship: Sonia Lather settles for silver, loses to Italian Alessia Mesiano in 57kg final

Women's World Boxing Championship: Sonia Lather settles for silver, loses to Italian Alessia Mesiano in 57kg final

India have not won a gold at this event since 2010 when Mary Kom had finished on top in the 48kg category to clinch her fifth world title.

Clinical Mary Kom sails into second round of World Championships

Clinical Mary Kom sails into second round of World Championships

While Mary Kom was all precision in her punches, especially the right jabs, Soderstrom's swings were mostly off-target.

With May 14 deadline for new body, Boxing Federation of India begins to take shape

With May 14 deadline for new body, Boxing Federation of India begins to take shape

Indian boxing has been in administrative turmoil since 2012 when the erstwhile Indian Amateur Boxing Federation was terminated for manipulation in elections.

'Road to Rio' certainly toughest of my career so far, says Shiva Thapa

'Road to Rio' certainly toughest of my career so far, says Shiva Thapa

From a greenhorn to a potential spearhead this time, Shiva said he is ready for the new responsibilities.

Concerned Vijender Singh talks 'boxing' with PM Narendra Modi

Concerned Vijender Singh talks 'boxing' with PM Narendra Modi

The Indian boxing administration has been in a mess since 2012 when the federation was first suspended due to manipulation in elections.