India eyeing four 2016 Rio Olympic berths in boxing: Coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu

India eyeing four 2016 Rio Olympic berths in boxing: Coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu

So far, no Indian has qualified for the Olympics with world No.2 Shiva Thapa (56kg) coming close to it last year before losing in a box-off in the World Championship.

Mary Kom: SAG gold-medallist to help five-time world champion qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

Mary Kom: SAG gold-medallist to help five-time world champion qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

Yadav, who won the gold medal at Dhaka Games in 57kg category, joined Kom's camp July last year through Olympic Gold Quest.

South Asian Games: I'm really glad to return to the ring in my Northeast region, says Sarita Devi

South Asian Games: I'm really glad to return to the ring in my Northeast region, says Sarita Devi

Sarita Devi states that it's a new start for her and that she is confident.

Vijender Singh's 4th professional bout rescheduled to March

Vijender Singh's 4th professional bout rescheduled to March

Vijender seems a bit disappointed with the rescheduling.

Manny Pacquiao hopes farewell fight helps bolster Philippines Senate bid

Manny Pacquiao hopes farewell fight helps bolster Philippines Senate bid

Pacquiao is a congressman in the Philippines but is hoping to secure a Senate seat in the May 9 election.

Vijender Singh set to make pro boxing debut on Indian soil in July

Vijender Singh set to make pro boxing debut on Indian soil in July

Vijender will be fighting his next bout in Liverpool on February 13 against a yet to be named opponent.

1976 Olympic boxing champion Howard Davis Jr. dies

1976 Olympic boxing champion Howard Davis Jr. dies

Davis competed in the Olympics just days after learning that his mother had died of a heart attack.

Vijender Singh enjoys knocking out big-talking rivals

Vijender Singh enjoys knocking out big-talking rivals

Sounding out a warning to future opponents after completing a hat-trick of Knockout wins, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Sunday said his rivals should think twice before making tall claims as it gives him immense pleasure to demolish their threats with his punches.

Vijender Singh records third consecutive pro win

Vijender Singh records third consecutive pro win

Vijender asserted that he was looking forward to appear in a professional bout in India next year.

Vijender Singh continues his impressive pro-form, knocks out trash-talking Samet Hyuseinov

Vijender Singh continues his impressive pro-form, knocks out trash-talking Samet Hyuseinov

Vijender, 30, took little time to finish the contest as the six-round bout was over inside the first two gongs with a Technical Knock Out at at Manchester Arena.

Pro boxing: Vijender Singh vs Samet Hyuseinov - Preview

Pro boxing: Vijender Singh vs Samet Hyuseinov - Preview

Hyuseinov has vowed to send Vijender back to India "beaten and broken".

Vijender Singh's first pro boxing bout in India likely in May

Vijender Singh's first pro boxing bout in India likely in May

Vijender turned pro in July and has won both his bouts so far.

I don't need extra rounds to finish off Samet Hyuseinov: Vijender Singh

I don't need extra rounds to finish off Samet Hyuseinov: Vijender Singh

Vijender doesn't see it going beyond three rounds against Hyuseinov.

I'm sorry India but your man Vijender Singh is losing: Samet Hyuseinov

I'm sorry India but your man Vijender Singh is losing: Samet Hyuseinov

Vijender has so far competed in two bouts since turning pro in July.

 

Vijender Singh laughs off Samet Hyuseinov's threats of a thrashing​

Vijender Singh laughs off Samet Hyuseinov's threats of a thrashing​

Bulgaria's Hyuseinov is the most experienced rival of Vijender's nascent pro career so far.

Police drop probe into 'homophobic' Tyson Fury comments

Police drop probe into 'homophobic' Tyson Fury comments

A member of the public had reported Fury to the police on Tuesday for allegedly committing a "hate crime".

`Repugnant` Tyson Fury not welcome at awards ceremony

`Repugnant` Tyson Fury not welcome at awards ceremony

Fury has come under fire over his views on women and homosexuality.

Pro-boxing: Vijender Singh to face experienced Bulgarian Samet Hyuseinov next

Pro-boxing: Vijender Singh to face experienced Bulgarian Samet Hyuseinov next

Hyuseinov has threatened to stop the Indian in his tracks and inflict the first loss on his record.

Sarita Devi, Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh win in China

Sarita Devi, Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh win in China

Also winning their opening bouts were Kuldeep Singh (81kg), Amritpreet Singh (91kg), Narender (+91kg).

Mary Kom loses in semis of Olympic Test event

Mary Kom loses in semis of Olympic Test event

In other fights, Parveen Kumar (91kg) was beaten by local favourite Gidelson De Oliveira.