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India at Rio Olympics: I'm sorry but I couldn't have done better, says Vikas Krishan Yadav

India at Rio Olympics: I'm sorry but I couldn't have done better, says Vikas Krishan Yadav

"I always hoped to earn India a medal on the Independence Day but I failed. I'm sorry," he said.

Vikas Krishan ousted, Indian boxers sign off without medal at Rio Olympics

Vikas Krishan ousted, Indian boxers sign off without medal at Rio Olympics

In the end it was a stroll for the 20-year-old Melikuziev, who was hitting at will against a near stationary Vikas.

Rio Olympics 2016: Boxer Vikas Krishan a win away from medal, enters quarterfinals

Rio Olympics 2016: Boxer Vikas Krishan a win away from medal, enters quarterfinals

Vikas buried the ghosts of London 2012 where he was eliminated in the preliminary round, despite initially being declared the winner.

Rousing Start: Boxer Vikas Krishan enters pre-quarterfinals at Rio Olympics

Rousing Start: Boxer Vikas Krishan enters pre-quarterfinals at Rio Olympics

The Indian outpunched the 18-year-old American by a unanimous decision in the Round of 32 bout with all three judges ruling 29-28, 29-28, 29-28 in favour of the Haryana boxer.

Rio 2016: Formidable draw set to challenge Indian grit in boxing

Rio 2016: Formidable draw set to challenge Indian grit in boxing

Of the three, Vikas is the only one to get a seeding -- 7th -- but none of them managed to secure a first-round bye.

WBO Ranking: Unbeaten Vijender Singh breaks into top-10; likely to fight Commonwealth champion Luke Blackledge next

WBO Ranking: Unbeaten Vijender Singh breaks into top-10; likely to fight Commonwealth champion Luke Blackledge next

The Indian might face Commonwealth champion Luke Blackledge in his next fight, his promoters had hinted after the triumph title triumph here.

Unlike Sachin Tendulkar, Mary Kom raises first issue in Rajya Sabha in just three months

Unlike Sachin Tendulkar, Mary Kom raises first issue in Rajya Sabha in just three months

It took the master blaster nearly three years to ask his first question in the RS.

Rio Games 2016: Olympic pro at 22, Shiva Thapa banks on improved strength at mega event

Rio Games 2016: Olympic pro at 22, Shiva Thapa banks on improved strength at mega event

Shiva was barely 18 when he qualified for the 2012 Games, which was a forgettable campaign ending in an opening-round loss.

Vijender Singh pleads for an end to Indian boxing's administrative mess

Vijender Singh pleads for an end to Indian boxing's administrative mess

This logjam has affected Indian Boxing as only three boxers have qualified for the Rio Olympics as compared to eight in London in 2012.

Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan says he will ruin Vijender Singh's career...

Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan says he will ruin Vijender Singh's career...

Amir was confident that the India-Pakistan connection in the bout will create a huge hype around it.

OUCH! Amir Khan taunts Vijender Singh; says he can destroy Indian's boxing career

OUCH! Amir Khan taunts Vijender Singh; says he can destroy Indian's boxing career

Amir and Vijender are likely to meet next month when the former visits India.

SHOCKING: Vijender Singh accused of disrespecting national flag, police complaint filed

SHOCKING: Vijender Singh accused of disrespecting national flag, police complaint filed

The 30-year-old Vijender clinched his seventh straight win and the Super Middleweight title by outlasting former WBC European champion Kerry Hope in a 10-round contest.

Be careful what you wish for, Amir Khan warns Vijender Singh on showdown proposal

Be careful what you wish for, Amir Khan warns Vijender Singh on showdown proposal

The 30-year-old Vijender clinched his seventh straight win and the Super Middleweight title

REVEALED: Vijender Singh's trainer Lee Beard tells the secret behind his WBO title triumph

REVEALED: Vijender Singh's trainer Lee Beard tells the secret behind his WBO title triumph

On his personal equation with the reticent Haryana-lad, Beard said he has been bowled over by Vijender's humility.

The untold story of Kaur Singh – A forgotten Indian boxer who fought Muhammad Ali

The untold story of Kaur Singh – A forgotten Indian boxer who fought Muhammad Ali

Kaur Singh has been waiting to get the INR I Lac reward money he earned 34 years ago.

Is Vijender Singh willing to accept Pakistan's Amir Khan's challenge for pro bout? Here's the truth!

Is Vijender Singh willing to accept Pakistan's Amir Khan's challenge for pro bout? Here's the truth!

Despite the huge significance of last night's win, Vijender refused to club it alongside or put it above the historic Olympic bronze medal which made him a household name in India.

Vijender Singh thanks well-wishers after beating Kerry Hope to clinch WBO Asia-Pacific title

Vijender Singh thanks well-wishers after beating Kerry Hope to clinch WBO Asia-Pacific title

As wishes poured in from all quarters after his emphatic win, Vijender made sure to thank his fans on Twitter.

 

Vijender Singh 'not feeling the heat' ahead of his first home professional bout against Kerry Hope

Vijender Singh 'not feeling the heat' ahead of his first home professional bout against Kerry Hope

The Welsh-born Hope, who emigrated to Australia, was also a WBC middleweight champion.

Manny Pacquiao to return to the ring in late 2016: Report

Manny Pacquiao to return to the ring in late 2016: Report

Arum had placed a hold on the Mandalay Bay Events Centre in Las Vegas for a possible Pacquiao return on Oct. 15.

Olympics 2016: I will be in Rio to support Indian boxers, says Vijender Singh

Olympics 2016: I will be in Rio to support Indian boxers, says Vijender Singh

Only three Indian boxes have made the cut for Rio Olympics.