IOA likely to take decision on SAF Games, 2018 National Games
IOA likely to take decision on SAF Games, 2018 National Games

A decision on the venue and date of South Asian Federation Games to be hosted by the country and a host state for the 2018 National Games could be taken in the Annual General Body Meeting of the Indian Olympic Association here on Friday.

Sarita Devi banned for a year but career saved
Sarita Devi banned for a year but career saved

 Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi was on Wednesday handed a one-year ban by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games but the punishment is unlikely to hurt her career too badly as she would be available to compete in the 2016 Olympic qualifiers.

IOA sitting on our application for recognition: BI
IOA sitting on our application for recognition: BI

A new body is in place to run boxing in India but the turmoil in the sport seems far from over with the Indian Olympic Association sitting on Boxing India's request for recognition even as its ad-hoc committee invited entries for next year's National Games despite having no validity.

Boxing India hints Laishram Sarita may get some punishment
Boxing India hints Laishram Sarita may get some punishment

Boxing India on Tuesday hinted that Sarita Devi may get some sort of punishment from AIBA but said that it was hoping for her to escape a long-term ban from the international federation so that her career is not affected much and she can compete in 2016 Olympics.

We will pursue Sarita Devi's case: Sarbanand Sonowal
We will pursue Sarita Devi's case: Sarbanand Sonowal

 Sports Minister Sarbanand Sonowal on Tuesday said that the government is more than keen to pursue Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi's matter with AIBA to get her suspension, which was imposed on her for not accepting the bronze medal at Asian Games medal ceremony, overturned.

Boxing India helping Sarita Devi: Minister tells Parliament
Boxing India helping Sarita Devi: Minister tells Parliament

 Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply to the parliament has stated that Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi is getting all the help from the Boxing India after AIBA suspended her from all competitions for not accepting her bronze medal at Asian Games medal ceremony.

Sarita Devi controversy: Boxing India to issue showcause notice to coach, husband
Sarita Devi controversy: Boxing India to issue showcause notice to coach, husband

In the latest development to the controversy which triggered after ace Indian boxer Sarita Devi refused to accept a bronze medal at the Asian Games 2014, Boxing India on Friday said it will issue a showcause notice to Sarita's coach and husband for their unauthorised presence at the ringside.

Mary Kom delighted over Boxing India getting permanent membership in AIBA
Mary Kom delighted over Boxing India getting permanent membership in AIBA

Champion pugilist M.C. Mary Kom has expressed her delight over the decision taken by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) approving Boxing India (BI) as a permanent member of the world body, terming this recognition as a 'big achievement' on Friday.

Boxing India granted permanent membership in AIBA
Boxing India granted permanent membership in AIBA

Completing India's rehabilitation into the international boxing fold, AIBA on Friday unanimously gave permanent membership to the recently-elected Boxing India during its quadrennial congress in Jeju Islands, Korea.

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.

Pregnancy test on boxers was unjustified, says Chandran

Sacked he might have been by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) but Dr P S M Chandran still maintains that the pregnancy test conducted on the World Championships-bound boxers was "unjustified".

SAI dismisses reports of pregnancy tests on minors as baseless

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Friday dismissed reports of minor boxers being subjected to pregnancy tests as baseless saying the World Women Boxing championship squad does not have a single boxer under the age of 18.

DNA: Robert Vadra shuts down 4 companies in Rajasthan, Haryana

DNA: Soon after the BJP government in Haryana announced that Robert Vadra's land deals will be probed, it has come to light that the son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi is now winding down his businesses.

DNA: Woman sells 'mangalsutra' to build toilet inside her home

A woman in Nagpur sold her gold 'mangalsutra'- a chain along with a pendant, to raise money for building a toilet in her home so that she and her daughter need not go outside to attend the nature's call. Sangita Awhale, from Saikkhed village in Washim district of Vidarsbha, who took this radical step was applauded by all and sundry.

Pregnancy tests on unmarried boxers: Was it necessary?

Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, were subjected to pregnancy tests by Sports Authority of India under the new requirements of world body AIBA though the move was criticised by experts.

Pregnancy tests on unmarried boxers: Was it necessary?- Part II

Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, were subjected to pregnancy tests by Sports Authority of India under the new requirements of world body AIBA though the move was criticised by experts.

Boxing India conducts pregnancy tests even on unmarried boxers

Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, have been subjected to pregnancy tests by Boxing India (BI), according to SAI consultant Dr. PSM Chandran.

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Boxing India conducts pregnancy tests even on unmarried boxers

 Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, have been subjected to pregnancy tests by Boxing India (BI), according to SAI consultant Dr. PSM Chandran.

Ministry asks Boxing India to take charge of Sarita Devi issue
Ministry asks Boxing India to take charge of Sarita Devi issue

The Sports Ministry on Monday asked the newly formed Boxing India (BI) to work towards revocation of provisional suspension imposed by AIBA on L Sarita Devi and three ringside coaches by helping them in filing their replies to the world body.