Boxer Salman Khan in 'Sultan'?
Boxer Salman Khan in 'Sultan'?

'Dabangg' Salman Khan is known for his action films, where he reinvented himself as a new-age 'hero'—who can romance the heroine and kick the butt at the same time. The 49-year-old actor has all the buzz going around him, these days.

Muhammad Ali in hospital for follow-up after infection: Spokesman
Muhammad Ali in hospital for follow-up after infection: Spokesman

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized for follow-up care for a urinary tract infection for which he received treatment in recent weeks, and he is expected to be released in a day, a spokesman said on Thursday.

Ghana's Emmanuel Tagoe wins WBA Intercontinental Lightweight title
Ghana's Emmanuel Tagoe wins WBA Intercontinental Lightweight title

Ghanaian boxer Emmanuel Tagoe secured a knockout victory over his Tanzanian opponent Sadiki Momba to take the WBA Intercontinental Lightweight title at the Accra Sports Stadium Saturday.

Ex-boxer arrested for bid to smuggle people to Syria

A former British boxer has been arrested in London for allegedly trying to smuggle jihadis to Syria out of Britain in the back of a lorry, media reported.

Jake Gyllenhaal transforms himself into boxer
Jake Gyllenhaal transforms himself into boxer

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal has bulged muscles to play a middleweight boxer struggling to make a comeback for his upcoming movie.

`Halla Bol 2` first episode inspired by Mary Kom?
`Halla Bol 2` first episode inspired by Mary Kom?

After creating ripples on the big screen, the story of boxing champ M.C. Mary Kom seems to be headed to the small screen. The makers of "Halla Bol 2" have taken cue from her story for it's pilot episode.

Boxer Manoj Kumar to receive Arjuna Award on Nov 26 from Sports Minister
Boxer Manoj Kumar to receive Arjuna Award on Nov 26 from Sports Minister

Forced to take the legal route after being denied the honour initially, boxer Manoj Kumar will be bestowed the Arjuna Award by sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on November 26.

Mary Kom hints at retirement after Rio Olympics
Mary Kom hints at retirement after Rio Olympics

Celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom on Thursday hinted that the Rio Olympics may be her swan song. The Manipuri pugilists admitted that it will be difficult for her to continue boxing after the 2016 Summer Games.

Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA Secretary Mehta
Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA Secretary Mehta

Slamming AIBA's decision to not only hand provisional suspension to boxer Laishram Sarita Devi but also India's Asiad chef-de-mission Adille J. Sumariwalla, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajeev Mehta has said that the move is an insult to the nation.

Manny Pacquiao claims he changed after hearing 'the voice of God'
Manny Pacquiao claims he changed after hearing 'the voice of God'

Filipino boxer and politician Manny Pacquiao has revealed that he changed when he heard the voice of God.

'Mary Kom' got my life almost right: Mary Kom
'Mary Kom' got my life almost right: Mary Kom

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Mumbai: Some find it over the top, others feel Priyanka Chopra was not the right choice to play the title role. But boxing champ M.C. Mary Kom is happy with Omung Kumar's directorial venture "Mary Kom" and says that the biopic has captured the true essence of his life.

Here is how Warren Buffett bailed on Floyd Mayweather
Here is how Warren Buffett bailed on Floyd Mayweather

American tycoon Warren Buffett insulted Floyd Mayweather before the undefeated boxer's fight on Saturday night, because the billionaire and his company had issues with the champion, weed and women.

Floyd Mayweather apologizes for Ray Rice comments
Floyd Mayweather apologizes for Ray Rice comments

Floyd Mayweather apologized Wednesday for his comments on the Ray Rice fiasco, adding he doesn`t agree with comparisons between his domestic problems and those of the suspended NFL player.

`Mary Kom` is close to reality: Omung Kumar

Director Omung Kumar, who is looking forward to the release of `Mary Kom`, says he has tried to keep the story real despite taking creative liberty to depict the boxing champion`s life story on celluloid.

Five Indian boxers reach Commonwealth Games semi-finals

Indian boxers Pinki Jangra, L. Sarita Devi, Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh reached the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the SECC Hall here Wednesday.

Priyanka has captured the soul of Mary Kom: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

`Mary Kom` co-producer Sanjay Leela Bhansali is overwhelmed by the impact of the trailer of the film. He agrees that Priyanka Chopra, who plays M.C. Mary Kom onscreen, doesn`t resemble the Olympic bronze medallist boxer but says the actress has captured the star athlete`s "soul" for the role.

Bollywood excited to see Priyanka Chopra as `Mary Kom`!

As soon as actress Priyanka Chopra`s first look poster of `Mary Kom` was out, the netizens including our super busy celebrities went gaga over how PeeCee rocks the look.

R Madhavan loses 15 kg for boxer`s role

Actor R. Madhavan, who turned 44 recently, is stationed in Los Angeles for the last six months preparing for a new film `Laal` in which he`ll be seen as a boxer. He has lost 15 kg to look like a boxer.

Amir Khan says Floyd Mayweather will never be a global star unless he fights him

British professional boxer Amir Khan has reportedly told America`s Floyd Mayweather that he will never be a global star unless he fights him.

Pacquiao could get fifth fight with Marquez

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and Mexican star Juan Manuel Marquez would fight each other for a fifth time if both men win their next fight, promoters said.