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.

Manny Pacquiao underwhelms in winning pro ball debut
Manny Pacquiao underwhelms in winning pro ball debut

World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his pro basketball career in the Philippines on Sunday in a scoreless debut spent mostly as a cheerleader.

Gennady Golovkin KOs ​Marco Antonio Rubio to keep middleweight crown
Gennady Golovkin KOs ​Marco Antonio Rubio to keep middleweight crown

World Boxing Association middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin stopped Mexico`s Marco Antonio Rubio in the second round Saturday to keep his title, taking his 18th consecutive knockout triumph in emphatic fashion.

Unbeaten Nicholas Walters KOs Nonito Donaire for title
Unbeaten Nicholas Walters KOs Nonito Donaire for title

Undefeated Jamaican Nicholas Walters knocked out Filipino star Nonito Donaire with one second remaining in the sixth round Saturday to win the World Boxing Association featherweight title.

Rahman brothers sue Floyd Mayweather
Rahman brothers sue Floyd Mayweather

Unbeaten world champion Floyd Mayweather is being sued by two boxing brothers involved in sparring sessions shown in a television reality show, according to court documents.

`He`s sick but alive` says daughter Laila on Muhammad Ali
`He`s sick but alive` says daughter Laila on Muhammad Ali

Laila Ali has admitted that her boxing legend father Muhammad Ali may be sick, but he's very much alive and fine.

Fighting for Philadelphia`s boxing legacy
Fighting for Philadelphia`s boxing legacy

They are buried in unmarked graves, unloved and unknown. Philadelphia may be the setting of the "Rocky" films, but the fighters who made it once one of the most famous cities in the boxing world are in many cases dead and in danger of being forgotten.

Muhammad Ali slayer Leon Spinks critically ill in hospital
Muhammad Ali slayer Leon Spinks critically ill in hospital

American boxing legend Leon Spinks, who famously beat Muhammad Ali in 1978, is reportedly hospitalized in Las Vegas and his friends have said that the situation is very serious.

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.

Muhammad Ali's brother reveals boxing legend so ill he can barely speak
Muhammad Ali's brother reveals boxing legend so ill he can barely speak

American boxing legend Muhammad Ali's brother has revealed that the boxer who was once famous for his lightning speed and even faster tongue is now so ill that he can barely speak.

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.

I would have protested differently: Mary Kom
I would have protested differently: Mary Kom

She understands the emotion behind L Sarita Devi's tearful protest on the Asian Games podium but M C Mary Kom, who became the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold at the mega-event, said faced with a similar crisis, she would have shown dissent differently.

Asian Games: Happy to answer critics, says Mary Kom
Asian Games: Happy to answer critics, says Mary Kom

Smiling ear to ear after becoming the first Indian woman boxer to clinch an Asian Games gold, M C Mary Kom on Saturday hoped that her historic feat would silence detractors who have questioned her ability to remain at the top.

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.

Asian Games: Shin Jong-Hun claims first boxing gold for South Korea
Asian Games: Shin Jong-Hun claims first boxing gold for South Korea

Light flyweight Shin Jong-Hun gave hosts South Korea a flying start to finals day today by taking the first boxing gold of the Asian Games.

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.

OCA reinstates Sarita Devi's bronze after a hearing
OCA reinstates Sarita Devi's bronze after a hearing

Putting an end to the status of the bronze medal won by Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi, the Olympic Council of Asia today re-instated her medal in the 60kg category after a hearing with the India's Asian Games contingent officials here.

Pugilist Satish Kumar settles for bronze
Pugilist Satish Kumar settles for bronze

Indian pugilist Satish Kumar won a bronze in the Super Heavyweight (+91 kg) category to give India its 51st medal on the penultimate day of the 18th Asian Games in Incheon, here on Thursday.