Laishram Sarita controversy: Boxing India to set-up disciplinary committee
Laishram Sarita controversy: Boxing India to set-up disciplinary committee

Despite all the clamouring for help and recent open support from Sachin Tendulkar, Laishram Sarita Devi's plight is becoming hopeless, and thus reducing the pride of Indian boxers, their dignity and the right to protest.

Sarjubala, Saweety assured of medals at World Championships
Sarjubala, Saweety assured of medals at World Championships

Indian boxers Shamjetsabam Sarjubala and Saweety notched up contrasting victories today to reach the semifinals and assure themselves of a medal each at the AIBA Women's World Championships, here.

Boxer Manoj Kumar to receive Arjuna Award on Nov 26 from Sports Minister
Boxer Manoj Kumar to receive Arjuna Award on Nov 26 from Sports Minister

Forced to take the legal route after being denied the honour initially, boxer Manoj Kumar will be bestowed the Arjuna Award by sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on November 26.

Pacquiao-Mayweather showdon doubtful: Freddie Roach
Pacquiao-Mayweather showdon doubtful: Freddie Roach

Trainer Freddie Roach played down hopes of a Manny Pacquiao showdown with Floyd Mayweather and said unbeaten two-belt world champion Danny Garcia could be next for "Pacman" after he fights Chris Algieri on Sunday.

Mary Kom hints at retirement after Rio Olympics
Mary Kom hints at retirement after Rio Olympics

Celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom on Thursday hinted that the Rio Olympics may be her swan song. The Manipuri pugilists admitted that it will be difficult for her to continue boxing after the 2016 Summer Games.

Main aim is to qualify for Rio Games: Mary Kom
Main aim is to qualify for Rio Games: Mary Kom

After clinching an elusive gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, star woman boxer M C Mary Kom is confident of getting back into the ring next year by recovering from her current injuries and qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Sarjubala, Pavitra in quarters of World Boxing Championships
Sarjubala, Pavitra in quarters of World Boxing Championships

 Indian boxers endured a mixed day in the World Women's Boxing Championships with two of the four in action advancing to the quarterfinals after notching up contrasting wins here on Thursday.

Mary Kom receives Rs 5 lakh for boxing academy
Mary Kom receives Rs 5 lakh for boxing academy

 Star Indian woman boxer M C Mary Kom on Thursday received Rs 5 lakh for setting up a boxing academy in her native state of Manipur from a private insurance company through its initiative "Need for Champions".

''Real-life Rocky'' Chris Algieri faces daunting reality in Manny Pacquiao
''Real-life Rocky'' Chris Algieri faces daunting reality in Manny Pacquiao

Nine months ago, American Chris Algieri was fighting in a venue holding less than 2,000 spectators, but on Sunday he enters the big time when he challenges eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao for the WBO welterweight title at the Venetian Macao.

Sachin Tendulkar writes letter to Sports Ministry, urges government to support Sarita Devi
Sachin Tendulkar writes letter to Sports Ministry, urges government to support Sarita Devi

Veteran boxer Sarita Devi, who is currently serving a provisional suspension, has found support from batting lengend Sachin Tendulkar who has written a letter to the Sports Minister urging him to support her and ensure that her career is not terminated prematurely.

Pinki, Monica lose in World Women's Boxing Championships
Pinki, Monica lose in World Women's Boxing Championships

On a thoroughly disappointing day for Indian boxers at the World Women's Championships, Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Pinki Rani (51kg) and Monica Saun (75kg) crashed out after losing their respective bouts here Wednesday.

`Unbeatable` Wladimir Klitschko improving with age, says brother
`Unbeatable` Wladimir Klitschko improving with age, says brother

Undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is currently unbeatable and improving with age, according to his brother Vitali, after knocking-out Kubrat Pulev to earn the 17th defence of his world titles. 

India aim high at World Women's Boxing Championships
India aim high at World Women's Boxing Championships

Short on experience and missing the services of veterans such as M C Mary Kom, who would skip the World Championships for the first time, India's women boxers would nonetheless look to make a mark when they compete in the mega-event's eighth edition starting here Sunday.

Ching-Kuo Wu elected AIBA President for third term
Ching-Kuo Wu elected AIBA President for third term

Incumbent Dr Ching-Kuo Wu was on Friday re-elected the International Boxing Association (AIBA) President for a third consecutive term.

Boxing India granted permanent membership in AIBA
Boxing India granted permanent membership in AIBA

Completing India's rehabilitation into the international boxing fold, AIBA on Friday unanimously gave permanent membership to the recently-elected Boxing India during its quadrennial congress in Jeju Islands, Korea.

Vijender backs Sarita, wants AIBA to review referees, judges
Vijender backs Sarita, wants AIBA to review referees, judges

As L Sarita Devi awaits "strict punishment" for refusing to accept her Asian Games medal after a controversial loss, the veteran has found support from the biggest name in Indian boxing, Vijender Singh, who feels the world body should review its officials' conduct instead of banning her.

Fighters safer without headgear - AIBA chief Ching-Kuo Wu
Fighters safer without headgear - AIBA chief Ching-Kuo Wu

The decision to remove protective headgear in men`s amateur boxing has made the sport safer by reducing concussions and forcing fighters to protect their heads more, Ching-Kuo Wu, the president of the governing AIBA, told Reuters on Wednesday.

Bernard Hopkins says not ready to hang up gloves
Bernard Hopkins says not ready to hang up gloves

Bernard Hopkins will return to the ring despite suffering a crushing defeat over the weekend to Russian Sergey Kovalev, the 49-year-old former champion told Reuters on Tuesday.

Mary Kom hopes to be back in 2 months time
Mary Kom hopes to be back in 2 months time

 Olympic medallist MC Mary Kom on Tuesday said she would take around two months time to recover from the hamstring injury, that has kept her out of the Women's World Boxing Championship at Jeju, South Korea, to be held from November 13 to 25.

Kubrat Pulev misses news conference, accuses Vladimir Klitschko of ''sneaky tricks''
Kubrat Pulev misses news conference, accuses Vladimir Klitschko of ''sneaky tricks''

Kubrat Pulev failed to turn up at the news conference on Monday before his IBF title bout against Vladimir Klitschko after being informed that only three people from his camp could be present.