DNA: Boxer Sarita Devi in trouble after AIBA's suspension

AIBA has suspended India boxer L Sarita Devi and her coaches for an indefinite period because of her Asian Games protest.

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Indian boxer Sarita Devi suspended by AIBA for Asian Games protest

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.

Sarbananda Sonowal instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Laishram Sarita
Sarbananda Sonowal instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Laishram Sarita

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that he has instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer.

Ajay Maken terms AIBA's suspension on Sarita Devi as unfortunate
Ajay Maken terms AIBA's suspension on Sarita Devi as unfortunate

 Former Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Wednesday termed AIBA's decision to suspend Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi for refusing to accept bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony as "unfortunate" and asked the Centre to take up the matter at the highest international level.

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.

Asian Games boxing competition was concussion-free: AIBA
Asian Games boxing competition was concussion-free: AIBA

The boxers are divided on whether headguards should be reintroduced but the International Boxing Association on Tuesday said abolishing them has helped immensely in reducing cases of concussion with the recent Asian Games recording no instance of trauma injuries.

I was wronged, hope Korea hosts better World Championship: Sarita
I was wronged, hope Korea hosts better World Championship: Sarita

She has offered unconditional apology for an emotionally-charged protest at the Asian Games but Indian boxer L Sarita Devi on Friday hoped that her outburst would ensure better judging at next month's World Championship in Korea -- the country where she felt "wronged".

BI wants IOA to resolve Sarita Devi controversy with AIBA
BI wants IOA to resolve Sarita Devi controversy with AIBA

 Seeking to distance itself from the controversy surrounding L Sarita Devi's semifinal loss in the Asian Games, recently-elected Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Friday said the matter is for the IOA to resolve with world governing body AIBA.

Sarita Devi has offered 'unconditional apology': AIBA
Sarita Devi has offered 'unconditional apology': AIBA

Facing the prospect of a ban, Indian boxer L Sarita Devi on Friday offered an "unconditional apology" for refusing to accept her bronze medal during the Asian Games presentation ceremony, the International Boxing Association has said.

Asian Games: Boxing row prompts `fair play` warning
Asian Games: Boxing row prompts `fair play` warning

Asian Games organisers Thursday urged boxing`s world body to "ensure fair play" after an Indian fighter tearfully refused her bronze medal in a row over judging.

Laishram Sarita Devi matter lands in OCA doorsteps
Laishram Sarita Devi matter lands in OCA doorsteps

The organising committee of Asian Games on Thursday said that Indian boxer Laishram Sarita Devi's refusal to accept her bronze medal during the ceremony was "regretful and against the spirit of sportsmanship" and the matter has now landed in the doorsteps of Olympic Council of Asia.

With officials in pocket, South Korean boxers have an edge at Asiad 2014
With officials in pocket, South Korean boxers have an edge at Asiad 2014

Home advantage has always been considered as big bonus for a sportsperson. And as the on-going Asian Games are taking place at Incheon (South Korea), one can expect their athletes to get that benefit.

Sarita Devi fiasco: Who's responsible for it?

A huge controversy erupted at the Asian Games 2014 on Tuesday when ace Indian boxer Sarita Devi, had to settle for a bronze medal despite dominating her semifinal bout against local favourite Jina Park in the 60kg category.

Sarita Devi fiasco: Who's responsible for it?- Part II

A huge controversy erupted at the Asian Games 2014 on Tuesday when ace Indian boxer Sarita Devi, had to settle for a bronze medal despite dominating her semifinal bout against local favourite Jina Park in the 60kg category.

17th Asian Games: Sarita Devi faces AIBA probe for returning medal
17th Asian Games: Sarita Devi faces AIBA probe for returning medal

International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Wednesday opened disciplinary action against Indian boxer Sarita Devi after she showed her dissent during the medal ceremony.

Asian Games: Tearful Laishram Sarita refuses bronze medal
Asian Games: Tearful Laishram Sarita refuses bronze medal

The victory ceremony of women's boxing light-weight category at the Incheon Asian Games witnessed a tearful Laishram Sarita attending the function only to refuse the bronze medal.

Heart-broken Laishram Sarita considers returning bronze medal
Heart-broken Laishram Sarita considers returning bronze medal

Indian boxer Laishram Sarita, who was robbed off a gold medal bout at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea may return the bronze medal. According to reports, her husband C Thoiba said that they will accept the medal at the ceremony but are planning to return it as a mark of protest.

Asian Games 2014, Day 11: Mary Kom in final, Sarita Devi robbed of gold medal chance
Asian Games 2014, Day 11: Mary Kom in final, Sarita Devi robbed of gold medal chance

India's L Sarita Devi (60kg) was robbed of a sure place in the women's 60kg boxing final when the verdict went in favour of her South Korean rival Jina Park in a bout the Indian dominated, after her senior teammate M C Mary Kom stormed into the gold medal round in the 51kg class at the Asian Games here.

Indian boxers look to regain lost pride in Incheon
Indian boxers look to regain lost pride in Incheon

 With a new federation in place, Indian boxers will be looking to regain some pride at the 2014 Asian Games starting Friday in the South Korean city of Incheon.

International Boxing Association tells Boxing India to take IOA membership
International Boxing Association tells Boxing India to take IOA membership

After granting provisional recognition to Boxing India, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has now asked the newly-elected body to apply for IOA membership while making it clear that it would no longer deal with the ad-hoc committee which had been appointed for the sport.