Ghana's Emmanuel Tagoe wins WBA Intercontinental Lightweight title
Ghana's Emmanuel Tagoe wins WBA Intercontinental Lightweight title

Ghanaian boxer Emmanuel Tagoe secured a knockout victory over his Tanzanian opponent Sadiki Momba to take the WBA Intercontinental Lightweight title at the Accra Sports Stadium Saturday.

Sarita Devi determined to win an Olympic medal
Sarita Devi determined to win an Olympic medal

Overwhelmed by the support she received from Boxing India and her fellow countrymen including cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar while facing the prospect of a life ban, boxer L Sarita Devi hopes to make it count by winning a medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Indian boxers pack a punch but administrative mess continues in 2014
Indian boxers pack a punch but administrative mess continues in 2014

Inside the ring, the men and women who mattered gave their blood, sweat and tears to conquer adversity with elan but outside, sparring for power continued to cast a shadow on Indian boxing in a year which was sparkling in parts but also blighted by some unsavoury controversies.

Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response
Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from Boxing India on a plea challenging International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to suspend boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea.

Amir Khan offers Pakistan help in fighting terror, rebuilding school
Amir Khan offers Pakistan help in fighting terror, rebuilding school

British boxer Amir Khan Wednesday promised help to rebuild a Pakistani school where 150 people were massacred by the Taliban in the country`s deadliest ever terror attack.

Legendary boxing coach Fritz Sdunekc passes away
Legendary boxing coach Fritz Sdunekc passes away

Legendary trainer Fritz Sdunek, who coached Ukrainian heavyweight boxer Vitali Klitschko among others, has passed away at the age of 67 in Hamburg.

International Boxing Association urges IOA to recognise Boxing India
International Boxing Association urges IOA to recognise Boxing India

Calling on the IOA to recognise Boxing India, International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Dr Ching Kuo-Wu has said that refusing affiliation to BI amounts to going against the Olympic Charter.

Condition of Muhammad Ali ''vastly improved''
Condition of Muhammad Ali ''vastly improved''

The condition of Muhammad Ali has "vastly improved" since he was admitted to the hospital over the weekend with a mild case of pneumonia and doctors hope to discharge the boxing legend soon, a spokesman said on Monday.

Boxing great Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia
Boxing great Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been hospitalized with pneumonia and is expected to recover because the illness was caught early, a spokesman said on Saturday.

Stevenson KOs challenger Sukhotsky for WBC light heavyweight title
Stevenson KOs challenger Sukhotsky for WBC light heavyweight title

Canada`s Adonis Stevenson easily retained his World Boxing Council light heavyweight title Friday, knocking out challenger Dmitry Sukhotsky in the fifth round at the Colisee arena.

IOA refuses to recognise Boxing India, its prez slams AIBA
IOA refuses to recognise Boxing India, its prez slams AIBA

Indian Olympic Association rejected Boxing India's application for recognition as the national federation, with its president N Ramachandran saying that BI was "imposed" by the world body AIBA against the wishes of the IOA.

Adonis Stevenson puts title on line against Dmitry Sukhotsky
Adonis Stevenson puts title on line against Dmitry Sukhotsky

Hard-hitting Adonis Stevenson puts his World Boxing Council light heavyweight title on the line on Friday for a third time when he faces tough Russian challenger Dmitry Sukhotsky in Quebec City.

Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita Devi's career: Sachin Tendulkar
Wrote letter to AIBA to save Sarita Devi's career: Sachin Tendulkar

Retired batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar said on Wednesday the whole idea behind his writing a letter to world boxing body AIBA was to save woman boxer L Sarita Devi's career from ending abruptly after the Asian Games controversy in Incheon.

I'm baffled why IOA won't recognise us: Boxing India President
I'm baffled why IOA won't recognise us: Boxing India President

 Frustrated by Indian Olympic Association's refusal to grant them recognition, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Wednesday said he was "baffled" by IOA's logic of trying to keep an ad-hoc committee relevant even when an elected body is in place to run the sport.

AIBA bans Sarita Devi for one year,  foreign coach BI Fernandez for two
AIBA bans Sarita Devi for one year, foreign coach BI Fernandez for two

Boxer Sarita Devi on Wednesday was handed a one-year ban by International Boxing Federation (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the 2014 Asian Games.

Manny Pacquiao prods Floyd Mayweather with another tweet
Manny Pacquiao prods Floyd Mayweather with another tweet

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao wants to give faithful fight fans a Christmas present -- the promise of a blockbuster world title face-off with Floyd Mayweather.

Denying Arjuna to boxer Manoj Kumar initially was mistake: Govt
Denying Arjuna to boxer Manoj Kumar initially was mistake: Govt

 Indian government on Tuesday admitted that it was a mistake to deny Arjuna Award, in recognition of outstanding achievement in National sports, to Commonwealth Games gold-medalist boxer Manoj Kumar initially and said it happened because of "mistaken identity".

Manny Pacquiao says money no object in Floyd Mayweather showdown
Manny Pacquiao says money no object in Floyd Mayweather showdown

Manny Pacquiao took up Floyd Mayweather Jr`s shout-out that the boxers finally book a long-awaited clash on May 2, the Filipino insisting money was no object and that they owed it to the sport to fight each other.

Amir Khan outclasses Devon Alexander to win Vegas fight
Amir Khan outclasses Devon Alexander to win Vegas fight

British boxer Amir Khan defeated Devon Alexander by a unanimous decision in a welterweight fight Saturday, using his superior hand speed and strength to dominate the American southpaw for 12 rounds.

Manny Pacquiao says Floyd  Mayweather has `nowhere to run`
Manny Pacquiao says Floyd Mayweather has `nowhere to run`

Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao vowed to chase Floyd Mayweather into ring submission after his US rival offered to fight him next year in a blockbuster world title face-off.