Boxer Manoj Kumar finally receives Arjuna Award; lashes out at Kapil Dev
Boxer Manoj Kumar finally receives Arjuna Award; lashes out at Kapil Dev

In a startling revelation, Indian boxer Manoj Kumar on Wednesday slammed head of Arjuna Award selection committee Kapil Dev for not supporting him.

Sachin Tendulkar meets Sports Minister; urges countrymen to stand by Sarita Devi
Sachin Tendulkar meets Sports Minister; urges countrymen to stand by Sarita Devi

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday reiterated his support for ace Indian boxer Sarita Devi and also urged the nation to support her.

AIBA should review system to avoid controversies: Vikas Gowda
AIBA should review system to avoid controversies: Vikas Gowda

Throwing his weight behind veteran boxer Sarita Devi, who is currently serving a provisional suspension, India's ace discuss thrower Vikas Gowda said AIBA should review the system to avoid such controversies.

Boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award on Wednesday
Boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award on Wednesday

 Having taken the legal route after being denied the honour initially, boxer Manoj Kumar will be finally receiving the prestigious Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here on Wednesday.

Sachin Tendulkar to discuss Sarita Devi ban with Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday
Sachin Tendulkar to discuss Sarita Devi ban with Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday

 Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar will be meeting Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday to discuss Sarita Devi's possible ban, which could be imposed on the boxer by AIBA for refusing to accept the bronze medal during the Incheon Asian Games medal ceremony.

We will pursue Sarita Devi's case: Sarbanand Sonowal
We will pursue Sarita Devi's case: Sarbanand Sonowal

 Sports Minister Sarbanand Sonowal on Tuesday said that the government is more than keen to pursue Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi's matter with AIBA to get her suspension, which was imposed on her for not accepting the bronze medal at Asian Games medal ceremony, overturned.

Boxing India helping Sarita Devi: Minister tells Parliament
Boxing India helping Sarita Devi: Minister tells Parliament

 Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply to the parliament has stated that Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi is getting all the help from the Boxing India after AIBA suspended her from all competitions for not accepting her bronze medal at Asian Games medal ceremony.

Apologetic Sarita Devi should be pardoned by AIBA: Vijnder Singh
Apologetic Sarita Devi should be pardoned by AIBA: Vijnder Singh

 Suspended boxer L. Sarita Devi should be pardoned after apologising to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for her conduct during the Incheon Asian Games medal ceremony, 2008 Olympic bronze medallist Vijnder Singh said here Sunday.

Floyd Mayweather told `no excuses`, fight Manny Pacquiao
Floyd Mayweather told `no excuses`, fight Manny Pacquiao

Manny Pacquiao, his promoter and his trainer all threw down the gauntlet to Floyd Mayweather after the Filipino boxer comprehensively battered the latest challenger to his world welterweight crown into defeat Sunday.

Filipinos celebrate Manny Pacquiao's unanimous win over American boxer
Filipinos celebrate Manny Pacquiao's unanimous win over American boxer

Filipinos erupted in jubilation as the country`s boxing hero Manny Pacquiao outclassed American challenger Chris Algieri to retain his WBO welterweight title in Macau on Sunday.

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.