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Indian boxers dominate in Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament

Indian boxers dominate in Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament

The Indian team finished the competitive tournament which had 154 boxers in the fray which included five international teams and 15 local teams, with three gold, a silver and a bronze.

Dec 24, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
A year of revival, Indian boxing finds its bearings again

A year of revival, Indian boxing finds its bearings again

From an unheralded Gaurav Bidhuri and the legendary MC Mary Kom to the well-established Shiva Thapa, and not to forget a bunch of teenaged women boxers – all of them scripted their little piece of history in a fairly successful 2017.

Dec 22, 2017, 15:57 PM IST
I like bit of dictatorship but in a positive way, says Arjuna Awardee boxer Akhil Kumar

I like bit of dictatorship but in a positive way, says Arjuna Awardee boxer Akhil Kumar

Indian boxing's national observer will again take to the ring as a pro-boxer in a tournament hosted by Hope and Glory Boxing in association with WBC and Boxing Premier League in New Delhi on February 10.

Dec 20, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Issued quick passport, boxer Jhalak Tomar delivers on Sushma Swaraj's medal demand

Issued quick passport, boxer Jhalak Tomar delivers on Sushma Swaraj's medal demand

The 15-year old, who competes in the 54kg category, was among the seven medallists, four of them gold, at the tournament which concluded in the Ukrainian city of Nadvirna today. Indian boxers claimed four gold, three silver and a bronze medal in all.

Dec 16, 2017, 19:49 PM IST
Boxing: Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a new buddy in Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov

Boxing: Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a new buddy in Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov

The pair met during Mayweather`s recent visit to Grozny and the boxer has urged his fans to follow Ramzan on Instagram before revealing that Ramzan is a part of the Money Team.

Dec 14, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Four golds for India at AIBA World Women's Youth Championships

Four golds for India at AIBA World Women's Youth Championships

The country had won just one bronze medal at the previous edition of the event and had not won a gold since 2011 when Sarjubala Devi secured the yellow metal.

Nov 26, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
If I am fit, nobody can beat me: Mary Kom

If I am fit, nobody can beat me: Mary Kom

Fresh from her fifth Asian Championships gold medal, Indian boxing star M C Mary Kom on Thursday said her fit body helps her feel invincible despite close to two decades in a contact sport.

Nov 09, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
World Boxing Championship: Gaurav Bidhuri in quarters; unwell Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar bow out

World Boxing Championship: Gaurav Bidhuri in quarters; unwell Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar bow out

Shiva, seeded fifth in the lightweight 60kg category, was to take on Georgia's Otar Eranosyan in his second-round bout after being given a first-round bye.

Aug 28, 2017, 22:32 PM IST

Amit Phangal, Gaurav Bidhuri enter quarters of World Boxing Championships

Amit, a bronze-medallist from this year's Asian Championships, opened the proceedings for India and prevailed in a unanimous verdict at the Sporthalle.

Aug 28, 2017, 14:41 PM IST
WATCH: Floyd Mayweather's punches that knocked out Conor McGregor

WATCH: Floyd Mayweather's punches that knocked out Conor McGregor

Former welterweight boxing champion Mayweather, who had emerged from a two-year retirement to take on the Irish mixed martial arts star, took his time to get going before dominating fourth round onwards.

Aug 28, 2017, 12:52 PM IST
Floyd Mayweather earned at least ₹37 Lakhs per second in Conor McGregor fight

Floyd Mayweather earned at least ₹37 Lakhs per second in Conor McGregor fight

Mayweather was slated to earn $100 million (₹640 crore) for the Sunday's Superfight against McGregor. The final amount after the match would also include revenue picked up from pay-per-view receipts, foreign sales and others.

Aug 27, 2017, 19:43 PM IST
WATCH: Conor McGregor taunts Floyd Mayweather during weigh-in

WATCH: Conor McGregor taunts Floyd Mayweather during weigh-in

The build-up to the T-Mobile Arena bout has at times resembled a soap opera but finally, at around 09:30 AM IST on Sunday, they will at last fight.

Aug 26, 2017, 10:46 AM IST
Conor McGregor has edge in weight and support over Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor has edge in weight and support over Floyd Mayweather

McGregor, who will be making his professional boxing debut, appeared out of the tunnel wrapped in an Irish flag, an Irish ballad playing as he slowly made his way to the stage.

Aug 26, 2017, 08:49 AM IST
Flawed Floyd Mayweather seeks perfect ending to career

Flawed Floyd Mayweather seeks perfect ending to career

What Mayweather does understand is boxing and with a victory on Saturday would move ahead of former heavyweight great Rocky Marciano, who retired with a perfect 49-0 career record.

Aug 25, 2017, 08:42 AM IST
Virender Sehwag enjoys 'Hakka Noodles' as Vijender Singh defeats Zulpikar Maimaitiali

Virender Sehwag enjoys 'Hakka Noodles' as Vijender Singh defeats Zulpikar Maimaitiali

Vijender's stature grew a few notches as he outslugged his Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali in a close bout to annex the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title.

Aug 05, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Vijender Singh defeats China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali by unanimous decision in Battleground Asia

Vijender Singh defeats China's Zulpikar Maimaitiali by unanimous decision in Battleground Asia

Vijender won the tiles with the scoreline 96-96, 95-94, 95-94 in his favour. The docked points seem to have cost Zulpikar.

Aug 05, 2017, 22:38 PM IST
Battleground Aisa: Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar start pro-careers with technical knock-outs

Battleground Aisa: Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar start pro-careers with technical knock-outs

It was a night to remember for the 'Class of 2008' as another Beijing quarter-finalist Jitender Kumar also marked his debut with a technical knock-out of Thanet Likhitkamporn in the lightweight category.

Aug 05, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali: A sneak-peak into Indian boxer's all previous eight wins

Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali: A sneak-peak into Indian boxer's all previous eight wins

Both boxers will put their respective WBO titles at stake, and whoever wins the bout takes home, not just his title, but the opponent's as well. 

Aug 05, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
Battleground Asia: Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali - As it happened...

Battleground Asia: Vijender Singh vs Zulpikar Maimaitiali - As it happened...

While Vijender puts his WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title, his opponent puts his WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title on stake. 

Aug 04, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
Former World Heavyweight champions Wladimir Klitschko hangs up his gloves, will not fight Anthony Joshua

Former World Heavyweight champions Wladimir Klitschko hangs up his gloves, will not fight Anthony Joshua

Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as heavyweight champion, which was ended in 2015.

Aug 03, 2017, 15:28 PM IST