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.

Floyd Mayweather says he wants Pacman on May 2
Floyd Mayweather says he wants Pacman on May 2

US boxer Floyd Mayweather says he is willing to fight Manny Pacquiao next May in a blockbuster world title fight but only if he receives a much bigger share of the purse.

IOA sitting on our application for recognition: BI
IOA sitting on our application for recognition: BI

A new body is in place to run boxing in India but the turmoil in the sport seems far from over with the Indian Olympic Association sitting on Boxing India's request for recognition even as its ad-hoc committee invited entries for next year's National Games despite having no validity.

Sarita Devi finally gets her Asian Games bronze medal
Sarita Devi finally gets her Asian Games bronze medal

Boxer Sarita Devi on Wednesday finally received her Asian Games bronze medal which she had refused at the victory ceremony in Incheon under controversial circumstances with the Indian Olympic Association Secretary General Rajeev Mehta presenting it to her here.

PIL in HC challenging boxer Sarita Devi's suspension by AIBA
PIL in HC challenging boxer Sarita Devi's suspension by AIBA

 A PIL on Wednesday came up for hearing in the Delhi High Court challenging the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to suspend boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony in South Korea.

Boxing India hints Laishram Sarita may get some punishment
Boxing India hints Laishram Sarita may get some punishment

Boxing India on Tuesday hinted that Sarita Devi may get some sort of punishment from AIBA but said that it was hoping for her to escape a long-term ban from the international federation so that her career is not affected much and she can compete in 2016 Olympics.

Floyd Mayweather witnessed murder-suicide on FaceTime
Floyd Mayweather witnessed murder-suicide on FaceTime

Floyd Mayweather witnessed a guy killing his wife before committing suicide, it has been revealed.

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urges AIBA to take sympathetic view of Sarita Devi
Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urges AIBA to take sympathetic view of Sarita Devi

Pleading with the International Boxing Association to revoke the suspension imposed on boxer L Sarita Devi, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has written a letter to AIBA President Dr Ching Kuo Wu requesting him to take a sympathetic view given her humble background.

Tyson Fury has Wladimir Klitschko in sights after Dereck Chisora rout
Tyson Fury has Wladimir Klitschko in sights after Dereck Chisora rout

 Tyson Fury has WBA, IBF and WBO champion Wladimir Klitschko in his sights after beating Dereck Chisora in their world title eliminator to become the new European and British heavyweight champion on Saturday.