Asiad boxing: Satish in semis, Thapa bows out
Asiad boxing: Satish in semis, Thapa bows out

Boxer Satish Kumar Tuesday reached the semi-finals, assuring India a medal in the superheavy weight category (+91kg), after winning his quarter-final bout in the 17th Asian Games at the Seonhak Gymnasium here.

Asian Games: Mary Kom in final, Sarita Devi robbed off win
Asian Games: Mary Kom in final, Sarita Devi robbed off win

Controversy hit the Asian Games boxing competition after India's L Sarita Devi (60kg) had to settle for a bronze medal despite dominating her semifinal bout even as M C Mary Kom (51kg) continued her winning run to enter the summit clash of the mega-event here on Tuesday.

Asian Games: Boxer Vikas Krishnan slams new scoring system
Asian Games: Boxer Vikas Krishnan slams new scoring system

Indian middleweight boxer Vikas Krishan reached the last eight Monday at the Asian Games and then aimed a knockout blow at the controversial new scoring system.

Asian Games: Jubilation as emotional Jordanian claims shock medal
Asian Games: Jubilation as emotional Jordanian claims shock medal

Lightweight boxer Obada Alkasbeh was carried shoulder-high from the ring Monday crying tears of joy after upsetting South Korea`s Olympic silver medallist Han Soon-Chul in the Asian Games quarter-finals.

Mary Kom leads women boxers charge into Asiad medal round
Mary Kom leads women boxers charge into Asiad medal round

Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom led the charge as Indian women boxers packed a powerful punch by assuring themselves of medals in each of the three weight categories at the 17th Asian Games, here on Sunday.

Mary Kom shows her might, enters Asian Games quarters
Mary Kom shows her might, enters Asian Games quarters

Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom set her Asian Games campaign rolling in style as she out-punched Korea's Kim Yeji to enter the quarterfinals along with two other Indian women boxers here on Saturday.

Akhil Kumar dominates, Shiva Thapa walks into 2nd round of Asiad boxing
Akhil Kumar dominates, Shiva Thapa walks into 2nd round of Asiad boxing

Comeback-man Akhil Kumar (60kg) pummelled his Nepalese rival Purna Bahadur Lama before notching up a Technical Knockout triumph while Shiva Thapa (56kg) merely had to show up to enter the second round as Indian boxers began their Asian Games campaign on a winning note here on Wednesday.

Floyd Mayweather asked to appear before boxing officials
Floyd Mayweather asked to appear before boxing officials

Boxer-promoter Floyd Mayweather has been ordered to appear before Nevada boxing officials who want to question him about events in his gym that were aired recently on the Showtime sports network.

Boxer Manoj Kumar wins court battle to get Arjuna Award
Boxer Manoj Kumar wins court battle to get Arjuna Award

Finally, pugilist Manoj Kumar will be bestowed the Arjuna Award as the Sports Ministry has accepted his nomination for the coveted award.

Indian boxers look to regain lost pride in Incheon
Indian boxers look to regain lost pride in Incheon

 With a new federation in place, Indian boxers will be looking to regain some pride at the 2014 Asian Games starting Friday in the South Korean city of Incheon.

International Boxing Association tells Boxing India to take IOA membership
International Boxing Association tells Boxing India to take IOA membership

After granting provisional recognition to Boxing India, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has now asked the newly-elected body to apply for IOA membership while making it clear that it would no longer deal with the ad-hoc committee which had been appointed for the sport.

Mayweather says he isn`t evading Pacquiao
Mayweather says he isn`t evading Pacquiao

Boxer Floyd Mayweather, fresh off his lopsided victory over Marcos Maidana, denied he is trying to safeguard his undefeated record by avoiding Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao.

Manny Pacquiao fight, ''let's make it happen'' says Floyd Mayweather
Manny Pacquiao fight, ''let's make it happen'' says Floyd Mayweather

It took just minutes after Floyd Mayweather Jr had scored a dominant win over Argentine Marcos Maidana on Saturday before the undefeated welterweight champion faced the inevitable question.

Floyd Mayweather Jr tweaks game plan to beat Marcos Maidana
Floyd Mayweather Jr tweaks game plan to beat Marcos Maidana

Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather scoffed at claims he is showing signs of aging, saying he`s kept his perfect record intact because of his ability to make mid-fight adjustments.

Teacher Akhil Kumar, pupil Mandeep Jangra get set for same exam at Asiad
Teacher Akhil Kumar, pupil Mandeep Jangra get set for same exam at Asiad

Ever heard of a teacher and a student appearing for the same exam? Well, come Asian Games, the boxing ring will present one such instance when the Indian duo of mentor Akhil Kumar and protege Mandeep Jangra fight it out for medals in their respective categories.

Mickey Bey upsets Miguel Vazquez to win lightweight title
Mickey Bey upsets Miguel Vazquez to win lightweight title

American Mickey Bey won the IBF lightweight title Saturday with a 12-round split-decision victory over former champion Miguel Vazquez of Mexico.

Bey improved to 21-1-1 as two judges scored the fight in his favour, 115-113, 119-109, while the other had it 115-113 for Vazquez.

Floyd Mayweather wins rematch over Marcos Maidana
Floyd Mayweather wins rematch over Marcos Maidana

Champion boxer Floyd Mayweather ran his unbeaten streak to 47 straight fights by beating Argentine slugger Marcos Maidana by a unanimous decision in their 12-round rematch on Saturday.

Mary Kom will settle for nothing less than gold at Asian Games
Mary Kom will settle for nothing less than gold at Asian Games

Five time World Boxing Champion Mary Kom is eyeing a gold medal at the upcoming Incheon Asian Games after settling for bronze four years ago.

Kell Brook vows to fight on after stabbing incident
Kell Brook vows to fight on after stabbing incident

Britain`s IBF world welterweight champion Kell Brook has told a British newspaper he is determined to resurrect his career after being stabbed in the leg while on holiday.

Floyd Mayweather Jr looking more vulnerable than ever
Floyd Mayweather Jr looking more vulnerable than ever

Known for his stingy defence, boxer Floyd Mayweather is looking more vulnerable than any other time in his career ahead of Saturday`s world title rematch with Marcos Maidana.