Oscar De La Hoya says has decided against making comeback
Oscar De La Hoya says has decided against making comeback

Boxing Hall of Famer and former Olympic champion Oscar De La Hoya, after pondering a return to the ring, said on Monday that he would remain retired.

It was the right time to turn pro: Vijender Singh
It was the right time to turn pro: Vijender Singh

All set for the tougher but more lucrative professional circuit, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh today said he has no regrets about quitting amateur boxing just one year before the Olympics as it was the "right time" to do so.

Should Vijender Singh have waited till 2016 Rio Olympics to turn pro?
Should Vijender Singh have waited till 2016 Rio Olympics to turn pro?

The first Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal, Vijender Singh, turned professional on Monday as he signed a multi-year promotional agreement with Queensberry Promotions. 

I am shocked, National coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu on Vijender Singh's pro plunge
I am shocked, National coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu on Vijender Singh's pro plunge

Taken aback by star boxer Vijender Singh's decision to turn professional, national coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu on Monday said the Olympic bronze-medallist's services would be sorely missed at the amateur level.

Vijender Singh brings down curtains on India career, turns professional
Vijender Singh brings down curtains on India career, turns professional

Ending all the speculations, India's 2008 Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh took a big step going forward on Monday as he turned professional.

Vijender Singh eyes lucrative career in London, to hang up India gloves: Report
Vijender Singh eyes lucrative career in London, to hang up India gloves: Report

2008 Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Kumar looks set to end his India career by joining the professional ranks.

Two Olympic medals in women's boxing possible: Sarita Devi
Two Olympic medals in women's boxing possible: Sarita Devi

Satisfied with her rehab programme post a wrist surgery, boxer L Sarita Devi said that India can win two medals in women's boxing with her and her state-mate Mary Kom having a great chance in next year's Rio Olympics.

European Games: Russian boxer taken to hospital with head injuries
European Games: Russian boxer taken to hospital with head injuries

Russian boxer Gasan Gimbatov was taken to hospital on Friday after suffering head injuries during his gold medal bout against Britain`s Joe Joyce at the inaugural European Games.

Champion Joe Joyce, portrait of the artist as young boxer
Champion Joe Joyce, portrait of the artist as young boxer

Fine arts graduate and newly-crowned European Games super heavyweight boxing champion Joe Joyce says painting must take a backseat as he pursues his goal of winning Olympic gold next year in Rio.

Dogged triumph for Adams at European Games
Dogged triumph for Adams at European Games

 British women`s boxing great Nicola Adams created more history on Thursday by becoming the inaugural European Games flyweight champion.

AIBA keeps dealings with Boxing India on hold, asks to wait for review
AIBA keeps dealings with Boxing India on hold, asks to wait for review

 World boxing body, the AIBA on Tuesday kept on hold any dealings with Boxing India till the time the recently-formed Ad Hoc Committee makes an evaluation of the BI and submits a report.

De la Hoya 50-50 on comeback at age 42: Report
De la Hoya 50-50 on comeback at age 42: Report

Oscar de la Hoya, boxing`s former "Golden Boy" who retired in 2008, is considering a comeback at age 42, telling ESPN Monday he is 50-50 on a ring return.

Former world champion boxer Juan Jose Estrada stabbed to death in Mexico
Former world champion boxer Juan Jose Estrada stabbed to death in Mexico

Former world champion boxer Juan Jose Estrada was stabbed to death over the weekend in what was believed to be a family quarrel in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, authorities said Monday.

Hurdles can be overcome by dedication: Mary Kom
Hurdles can be overcome by dedication: Mary Kom

Any hurdles, including financial, can be overcome in life with utmost dedication and hard work, boxing icon MC Mary Kom said Friday.

David Lemieux vows to `destroy` Hassan N`Dam in title clash
David Lemieux vows to `destroy` Hassan N`Dam in title clash

David Lemieux and Hassan N`Dam clash Saturday for the vacant International Boxing Federation middleweight world title, both eyeing elite status in one of boxing`s hottest divisions.

BI claims ignorance about AIBA's ad-hoc committee
BI claims ignorance about AIBA's ad-hoc committee

State units affiliated to Boxing India on Wednesday claimed ignorance about the International Boxing Association's decision to constitute an ad-hoc committee for administrating the sport in India, even as it planned to write to AIBA about proposing a date for conducting its elections.

Mary Kom rubbishes media report, says she belongs to Manipur
Mary Kom rubbishes media report, says she belongs to Manipur

Olympic medallist woman boxer MC Mary Mom on Friday rubbished reports that she was contemplating leaving Manipur in the wake of rise in insurgency in her home state.

Deontay Wilder wants big KO in heavyweight title defense
Deontay Wilder wants big KO in heavyweight title defense

Deontay Wilder vowed to deliver the kind of savage knockout that helped forge his name when he makes his first defense of his World Boxing Council heavyweight world title Saturday against Eric Molina.

Jay Kowli nominated by AIBA for IOC athletes' forum
Jay Kowli nominated by AIBA for IOC athletes' forum

Maharashtra boxing official Jay Kowli has been nominated by world boxing body AIBA to attend the 7th IOC International Athletes' and Youth Forum in Lausanne in October.

Floyd Mayweather rains USD 35k on Strippers in Huston
Floyd Mayweather rains USD 35k on Strippers in Huston

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. sprayed a whopping 35,000 dollars on strippers in just one night at a club in Huston.