BI plans Indian Series of Boxing, new ranking system
BI plans Indian Series of Boxing, new ranking system

Keen to revolutionise the sport, Boxing India is planning to launch a professional-style Indian Series of Boxing, which would double up as a qualifying event for the World Series of Boxing.

Mary Kom meets PM, invites him for academy's inauguration
Mary Kom meets PM, invites him for academy's inauguration

Celebrated Indian woman boxer M C Mary Kom on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today and invited him for the inauguration of her academy in Manipur in April.

Thankful to Barack Obama for acknowledging me: Mary Kom
Thankful to Barack Obama for acknowledging me: Mary Kom

 Pleasantly surprised after Barack Obama took her name while talking about Indian achievers, celebrated Indian woman boxer M C Mary Kom on Tuesday said it felt proud to be acknowledged by the US President.

Mexican Vargas becomes WBC super bantamweight silver champion
Mexican Vargas becomes WBC super bantamweight silver champion

Mexican boxer Giovanni "Rey" Vargas has become World Boxing Council (WBC) super bantamweight silver champion after defeating Argentine Nestor Paniaguain in two rounds.

Gloves from infamous Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston rematch on auction
Gloves from infamous Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston rematch on auction

Just months before the 50th anniversary of the heavyweight rematch between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston, boxing fans are getting a chance to own a piece of one of the most hotly debated title fights of all time.

Boxing champ Jermain Taylor pleads not guilty to Arkansas assault charges
Boxing champ Jermain Taylor pleads not guilty to Arkansas assault charges

Boxing champion Jermain Taylor pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple criminal charges related to allegations of threatening a family at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Little Rock, and was ordered held pending $50,000 bond.

Wladimir Klitschko aims to face Shannon Briggs after Bryant Jennings bout
Wladimir Klitschko aims to face Shannon Briggs after Bryant Jennings bout

World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has said he wants to finally meet taunter Shannon Briggs of the United States in the ring after facing Bryant Jennings in April.

Wladimir Klitschko set to fight Bryant Jennings in New York
Wladimir Klitschko set to fight Bryant Jennings in New York

 World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko is set to defend his titles against undefeated USA boxer Bryant Jennings at New York`s Madison Square Gardens on April 25, his management said Monday.

Deontay Wilder dethrones Bermane Stiverne in heavyweight clash
Deontay Wilder dethrones Bermane Stiverne in heavyweight clash

Deontay Wilder claimed the World Boxing Council heavyweight title with a dominating 12-round decision over Bermane Stiverne, becoming the first American to hold a major heavyweight crown since 2006.

Muhammad Ali released from hospital
Muhammad Ali released from hospital

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been released from a hospital where he received follow-up care for a severe urinary tract infection.

Sarita Devi's Asiad incident brought bad name to country: Milkha Singh
Sarita Devi's Asiad incident brought bad name to country: Milkha Singh

New Delhi; Legendary sprinter Milkha Singh on Friday criticised boxer Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal during the Asian Games victory ceremony last year, saying that her act had brought bad name to the country.

Sachin Tendulkar meets Sarita Devi, presents her autographed jersey
Sachin Tendulkar meets Sarita Devi, presents her autographed jersey

After lending strong support to her cause, Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar met Commonwealth Games silver-medallist woman boxer L Sarita Devi, who is serving a one-year ban for her emotionally-charged protest at the Asiad.

Manny Pacquiao ready to fight Floyd Mayweather: Reports
Manny Pacquiao ready to fight Floyd Mayweather: Reports

Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao has laid out the terms under which he would fight Floyd Mayweather, although a deal for the long awaited mega-fight isn`t done, US media reported Tuesday.

Mary Kom hints at retirement after 2016 Olympics
Mary Kom hints at retirement after 2016 Olympics

Olympic Bronze medallist boxer M C Mary Kom on Monday said she may retire after 2016 Olympics in Brazil though she's yet to take a final decision.

Muhammad Ali released from the hospital: Spokesman
Muhammad Ali released from the hospital: Spokesman

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has been released from the hospital after being admitted last month with a severe urinary tract infection, a family spokesman said on Wednesday.

Olympic champs to drive Cuba's WSB title defence
Olympic champs to drive Cuba's WSB title defence

 Cuba aim to defend World Boxing Series (WSB) title with a 32-man team led by their Olympic champions.

Senior Men's Boxing Nationals to start tomorrow
Senior Men's Boxing Nationals to start tomorrow

The big names would be missing in action but more than 300 boxers would be vying for the top honours when the 60th National Championships are held here from Thursday after a gap of more than two years.

Did not stake claim for Padma Bhushan award, says Vijender Singh
Did not stake claim for Padma Bhushan award, says Vijender Singh

Rubbishing media reports that boxer Vijender Singh, akin to shuttler Saina Nehwal, had staked claim to the Padma Bhushan, the Olympic bronze medallist on Tuesday said he had only spoken to Boxing India (BI) officials seeking information about the award criteria.

After Saina Nehwal, boxer Vijender Singh too wants Padma Bhushan recommendation
After Saina Nehwal, boxer Vijender Singh too wants Padma Bhushan recommendation

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Tuesday stated that he also wanted the Indian boxing Federation (IBF) to recommend his name for the Padma Bhushan award.

HC seeks Boxing India’s response on Sarita Devi’s suspension today
HC seeks Boxing India’s response on Sarita Devi’s suspension today

The Delhi High Court (HC) on Monday will seek a response from Boxing India on a plea challenging International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) decision to suspend boxer L Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games in South Korea.