Rounding off a reasonably successful campaign for India, Shamjetsabam Sarjubala (48kg) and Pinki Jangra (51kg) clinched god medals at the 22nd President's Cup Open International Boxing Tournament at Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia.
While world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather prepares for his May 2 bout against Manny Pacquiao, women`s advocates believe his history of domestic violence is merely a footnote to the biggest fight in years.
Next week`s fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao is expected to be the most lucrative ever in boxing but that does not necessarily make it the biggest of all time, veteran promoter Bob Arum told Reuters.
Tickets for the megafight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao finally hit the market on Thursday and unless your name is Warren Buffet or Madonna you will probably have to watch the May 2 bout on pay-per-view.
With the rebels refusing to back down, Boxing India's Executive Committee meeting was today adjourned for "lack of quorum" even as disgruntled EC members vowed to bring in a 'No Confidence Motion' against BI President Sandeep Jajodia at General Body meeting on May 3.
With tickets to his May 2 mega-fight with Manny Pacquiao set to fetch jaw-dropping prices, Floyd Mayweather felt no need to add to the hype on Wednesday, avoiding controversy with the same ease with which he evades punches.
Indian boxing could be thrown into turmoil with speculation rife that the sport's governing body, Boxing India, is on the verge of disintegration and its President Sandeep Jajodia might even resign at its Executive Committee meeting here tomorrow.
Manny Pacquiao`s face is on shirts, dolls and postage stamps, his life story is playing in movie houses and millions are getting ready to party as the Philippine boxing hero`s "fight of the century" nears.
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Monday offered to sponsor a one-year diploma course in coaching at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) for financially-challenged national level boxer Mrunal Bhosale.
Rubbishing reports that Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom could be barred from the trials for the Olympic qualifiers, Boxing India on Thursday said the veteran is not under any compulsion to attend the national camp and has been granted permission to train individually.
Appearing relaxed and confident, Manny Pacquaio embraced suggestions he was "a reckless fighter" when he held a workout for the media on Wednesday ahead of his heavily anticipated fight against Floyd Mayweather.