'Gold medal-winning' national boxer now cleans 'garbage' for a living
'Gold medal-winning' national boxer now cleans 'garbage' for a living

A national-level Gold medal-winning boxer, Kamal Kumar now collects garbage from door to door for a living here.

Movie-man Floyd Mayweather lashes critics
Movie-man Floyd Mayweather lashes critics

Floyd Mayweather said Wednesday that he is more likely to end up in movies than keep boxing, as he rounded on his critics ahead of what he insists will be his last fight.

India among strong boxing nations: AIBA President
India among strong boxing nations: AIBA President

 India's boxing administration might be in shambles but International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Dr Ching Kuo Wu says the country still counts among the best in Asia and efforts would be made to bring it back into the semi-professional World Series of Boxing (WSB).

Devendro Singh in Asian semis, qualifies for World Championships
Devendro Singh in Asian semis, qualifies for World Championships

Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) assured himself of a medal and a place in the upcoming World Championships by storming into the Asian Championships semifinal here on Tuesday.

Jr World Boxing Championship: AIBA says minor boxer not best
Jr World Boxing Championship: AIBA says minor boxer not best

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Monday informed Delhi High Court that 16- year-old boxer Harshpreet Sehrawat cannot be considered for participating in the junior world boxing championship as he cannot be said to be the 'best' in his category.

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Laishram Devendro enter quarters; Mandeep ​Jangra bows out
Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Laishram Devendro enter quarters; Mandeep ​Jangra bows out

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) and previous edition's silver-medallist Laishram Devendro (49kg) notched up contrasting victories as they advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asian Boxing Championships here on Sunday.

Mandeep Jangra sails into pre-quarters of Asian Boxing Championships
Mandeep Jangra sails into pre-quarters of Asian Boxing Championships

Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra took just over a minute to force his rival out of the contest with a bloodied face and book a prequarterfinal berth in the Asian Boxing Championships here on Friday.

'Money' Floyd Mayweather jabs back at Ronda Rousey
'Money' Floyd Mayweather jabs back at Ronda Rousey

Verbal sparring between Floyd "Money" Mayweather and Ronda Rousey continued Thursday as the unbeaten welterweight champ laughed off the mixed martial arts star`s dig at his earning power.

Indian boxers leave for 'toughest ever' Asian Championships
Indian boxers leave for 'toughest ever' Asian Championships

Severely short of international exposure owing to the administrative mess, Indian boxers face the uphill task of ensuring not just medals but also World Championship berths when they take off tonight for what would be the "toughest" Asian Championships ever starting August 26 in Bangkok.

Determined to win gold at Rio Olympics: Mary Kom
Determined to win gold at Rio Olympics: Mary Kom

Five-time World boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom claims she is physically and mentally determined to win gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics, fulfilling the expectations of her country.

US boxer Roy Jones Jr applies for Russian passport after meeting Vladimir Putin

Legendary U.S. boxer Roy Jones Jr. has filed for Russian citizenship, state TV reported on Thursday, a day after the multiple champion met President Vladimir Putin and said he wanted to build bridges between Russia and the United States.

Vladimir Putin says `glad` to give US boxing star Roy Jones Jr Russian passport
Vladimir Putin says `glad` to give US boxing star Roy Jones Jr Russian passport

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he would be glad to grant a request for Russian citizenship from US boxer Roy Jones Jr as the multiple world champion visited Russian-annexed Crimea.

Qualifying for Rio Olympics would be tough, winning medal tougher: Mary Kom
Qualifying for Rio Olympics would be tough, winning medal tougher: Mary Kom

Five-time world boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom on Wednesday said it would be an uphill task to achieve a podium-finish at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next year.

Didn't expect the Arjuna Award so early: Mandeep Jangra
Didn't expect the Arjuna Award so early: Mandeep Jangra

Surprised and elated in equal measure after becoming the only boxer to be picked for the Arjuna Awards this year, the fast-rising Mandeep Jangra says he never expected to come this far given that not many, apart from his mentor Akhil Kumar, had faith in him.

Pugilist Vijender Singh moves High Court to retain Haryana police job: Reports
Pugilist Vijender Singh moves High Court to retain Haryana police job: Reports

India's 2008 Olympics Games bronze medallist Vijender Singh on Thursday approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court urging it to direct the Haryana government to grant him permission to participate in the professional boxing league in England.

Saweety Boora settles for silver in Asian Women's Boxing

India's Saweety Boora settled for a silver medal as she lost her light heavyweight (81 kg) category final bout against home China's Yang Xiaoli in the Asian Women's Boxing Championships in Wulanchabu, China today.

Sarbananda Sonowal may call meeting to end boxing impasse
Sarbananda Sonowal may call meeting to end boxing impasse

The long-dragging administrative logjam in Indian boxing will soon have intervention from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who might call a meeting of all the "stakeholders" to end the impasse, a delegation of state units who met him here has claimed.

Saweety lone Indian in final of Asian C'ships final

 World Championships silver-medallist Saweety Boora (81kg) was the lone Indian to make the finals as five others settled for bronze medals after losing in the semifinals of the Asian Women's Boxing Championships in Wulanchabu, China.

Boxer Krishan back from UK training stint; awaits Asian meet

 Gearing up to step into the slot vacated by Vijender Singh, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan underwent a two weeks long foreign exposure trip with the British team ahead of this month's Asian Championships. 

Floyd Mayweather defends opponent for 49th bout
Floyd Mayweather defends opponent for 49th bout

Floyd Mayweather on Thursday hit back at critics of his choice of opponent Andre Berto for next month`s Las Vegas title bout which is expected to see him equal Rocky Marciano`s legendary record of 49-0.