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.

Sarita Devi apologizes; BI requests AIBA to be lenient
Sarita Devi apologizes; BI requests AIBA to be lenient

Requesting the International Boxing Association to revoke the provisional suspension on L Sarita Devi, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Monday said her unconditional apology and her impeccable past disciplinary record would form the crux of her defence in front of the world body.

Women's National Boxing Championship commences in Raipur
Women's National Boxing Championship commences in Raipur

The Women's National Boxing Championship 2014-15 commenced here on Saturday with as many as 217 boxers from 30 states and two boards competing for top honours.

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.

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.