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Boxing India's state units demand SGM to discuss Games fiasco
Boxing India's state units demand SGM to discuss Games fiasco

Miffed with Boxing India's threat to ban boxers who participated in the ongoing National Games, the state units that defied the diktat, have demanded that a special general body meeting be called to discuss the matter even as BI remained steadfast on its stand.

Fernandez's departure won't affect Indian boxing: Akhil Kumar
Fernandez's departure won't affect Indian boxing: Akhil Kumar

The two-year AIBA ban on coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez and his subsequent departure for home will not affect Indian boxing much as the sport will move on, Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning pugilist Akhil Kumar asserted Tuesday.

Withdrew because of health not due to BI-IOA standoff: Sumit Sangwan
Withdrew because of health not due to BI-IOA standoff: Sumit Sangwan

Unwilling to be caught in the tug of war between the Indian Olympic Association and Boxing India, rising Indian pugilist Sumit Sangwan on Saturday asserted that his pullout from the National Games here was caused by fitness issues and not the threat of a ban from BI.

Boxing India decides to boycott National Games
Boxing India decides to boycott National Games

The boxing competition at the National Games starting on Saturday was thrown into jeopardy today after Boxing India (BI) directed all state units to boycott the event owing to the IOA's refusal to grant recognition to BI, prompting top names such as former Asian and Commonwealth medallist Manoj Kumar to pull out.

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.

I didn't support Sarita Devi's refusal to accept medal: Rahul Dravid
I didn't support Sarita Devi's refusal to accept medal: Rahul Dravid

Former cricket captain Rahul Dravid feels that Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi didn't do the right thing by refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games in October, last year.

Laisram Sarita Devi suspension: Delhi High Court seeks responses of IOA, Boxing India
Laisram Sarita Devi suspension: Delhi High Court seeks responses of IOA, Boxing India

Delhi High Court has sought the response of Boxing India, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and boxer Laisram Sarita Devi on a plea challenging her suspension by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea.

Sachin Tendulkar meets Sarita Devi, presents her autographed jersey
Sachin Tendulkar meets Sarita Devi, presents her autographed jersey

After lending strong support to her cause, Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar met Commonwealth Games silver-medallist woman boxer L Sarita Devi, who is serving a one-year ban for her emotionally-charged protest at the Asiad.

Senior Men's Boxing Nationals to start tomorrow
Senior Men's Boxing Nationals to start tomorrow

The big names would be missing in action but more than 300 boxers would be vying for the top honours when the 60th National Championships are held here from Thursday after a gap of more than two years.

Delhi High Court refuses to interfere in Sarita Devi's ban
Delhi High Court refuses to interfere in Sarita Devi's ban

The Delhi High Court on Monday declined to interfere in the one-year ban imposed on boxer L. Sarita Devi by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the refusal of Boxing India (BI) to appeal against it.

HC seeks Boxing India’s response on Sarita Devi’s suspension today
HC seeks Boxing India’s response on Sarita Devi’s suspension today

The Delhi High Court (HC) on Monday will seek a response from Boxing India on a plea challenging International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) decision to suspend boxer L Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games in South Korea.

I will use the ban period to rectify my technique: Laishram Sarita Devi
I will use the ban period to rectify my technique: Laishram Sarita Devi

Banned from competition for a year, Asian Games bronze medallist Laishram Sarita Devi on Saturday said she would utilise the period by taking corrective measures in her technique so that she can be ready for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Boxing India gets name clearance from Sports Ministry
Boxing India gets name clearance from Sports Ministry

The Sports Ministry on Friday cleared the National Boxing Federation of India's name as 'Boxing India', a body recognised as a permanent member of the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

Indian boxers pack a punch but administrative mess continues in 2014
Indian boxers pack a punch but administrative mess continues in 2014

Inside the ring, the men and women who mattered gave their blood, sweat and tears to conquer adversity with elan but outside, sparring for power continued to cast a shadow on Indian boxing in a year which was sparkling in parts but also blighted by some unsavoury controversies.

Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response
Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from Boxing India on a plea challenging International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to suspend boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea.

International Boxing Association urges IOA to recognise Boxing India
International Boxing Association urges IOA to recognise Boxing India

Calling on the IOA to recognise Boxing India, International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Dr Ching Kuo-Wu has said that refusing affiliation to BI amounts to going against the Olympic Charter.

IOA refuses to recognise Boxing India, its prez slams AIBA
IOA refuses to recognise Boxing India, its prez slams AIBA

Indian Olympic Association rejected Boxing India's application for recognition as the national federation, with its president N Ramachandran saying that BI was "imposed" by the world body AIBA against the wishes of the IOA.

Sarita Devi to face one-year-ban, will qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) banned Indian boxer, Sarita Devi for one year, along with imposing a fine of 1000 CHF (Swiss Frank) for not accepting her 2014 Asian Games bronze medal.

AIBA urged to take lenient view on Sarita Devi: Centre to HC
AIBA urged to take lenient view on Sarita Devi: Centre to HC

The Centre on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has written to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) requesting it to revoke the provisional suspension of boxer Laisram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea.

Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita Devi's career: Sachin Tendulkar
Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita Devi's career: Sachin Tendulkar

Retired batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Wednesday the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save woman boxer L Sarita Devi's career from ending abruptly after the Asian Games controversy in Incheon.