Akhil Kumar suggests he would not have behaved like Sarita Devi
Akhil Kumar suggests he would not have behaved like Sarita Devi

Comeback man Akhil Kumar did not say it in so many words but suggested that he would not have behaved the way fellow boxer Sarita Devi did at the Incheon Asian Games medal ceremony.

South African female boxer dies after two weeks in coma

A South African female professional boxer has died following a knockout punch two weeks ago that put her in a coma, the sports and recreation department said on Tuesday.

Manny Pacquiao roughs up sparring partners before Algieri fight
Manny Pacquiao roughs up sparring partners before Algieri fight

Manny Pacquiao is more than three weeks out from his next title defence against unbeaten American Chris Algieri but the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) welterweight champion is already in devastating form, trainer Freddie Roach says.

Hopeful Sarita Devi to file plea to revoke ban
Hopeful Sarita Devi to file plea to revoke ban

In her bid to revoke the provisional suspension before the World Women Boxing Championships to be held Nov 14-23, boxer L. Sarita Devi will file her plea to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Monday night.

Sarita Devi apologizes; BI requests AIBA to be lenient
Sarita Devi apologizes; BI requests AIBA to be lenient

Requesting the International Boxing Association to revoke the provisional suspension on L Sarita Devi, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Monday said her unconditional apology and her impeccable past disciplinary record would form the crux of her defence in front of the world body.

Manny Pacquiao `crossing fingers` for Floyd​ Mayweather next year
Manny Pacquiao `crossing fingers` for Floyd​ Mayweather next year

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao said he hoped to finally step in the ring with arch-rival Floyd Mayweather next year as he denied he was taking his upcoming opponent Chris Algieri lightly.

Sarita Devi remains hopeful of World Championships participation
Sarita Devi remains hopeful of World Championships participation

Provisionally suspended she might be but Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has not given up hopes of participating in next month's World Championships, saying that she has written to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) presenting her case.

Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA Secretary Mehta
Suspending chef-de-mission was nation's insult: IOA Secretary Mehta

Slamming AIBA's decision to not only hand provisional suspension to boxer Laishram Sarita Devi but also India's Asiad chef-de-mission Adille J. Sumariwalla, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary General Rajeev Mehta has said that the move is an insult to the nation.

MC Mary Kom joins PM Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
MC Mary Kom joins PM Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Ace boxer MC Mary Kom joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on Friday in Imphal.

IOA to discuss Sarita Devi ban with Ministry officials on Oct 28
IOA to discuss Sarita Devi ban with Ministry officials on Oct 28

Rattled by the International Boxing Association's decision to provisionally suspend boxer L Sarita Devi for her protest at the Asian Games, the IOA will hold a meeting with Sports Ministry officials on October 28 to discuss the way forward.

Sarbananda Sonowal instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Laishram Sarita
Sarbananda Sonowal instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Laishram Sarita

Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that he has instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer.

Ajay Maken terms AIBA's suspension on Sarita Devi as unfortunate
Ajay Maken terms AIBA's suspension on Sarita Devi as unfortunate

 Former Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Wednesday termed AIBA's decision to suspend Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi for refusing to accept bronze medal at the Asian Games podium ceremony as "unfortunate" and asked the Centre to take up the matter at the highest international level.

AIBA suspends boxer Sarita Devi, coaches and chef-de-mission
AIBA suspends boxer Sarita Devi, coaches and chef-de-mission

AIBA has suspended India boxer L Sarita Devi and her coaches for an indefinite period because of her Asian Games protest. Her coach GS Sandhu and Indian chef-de-mission AJ Sumariwalla also faced the brunt. AIBA will not allow any of them to participate at all levels of various competitions, events and meetings until further notice.

Manny Pacquiao underwhelms in winning pro ball debut
Manny Pacquiao underwhelms in winning pro ball debut

World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao launched his pro basketball career in the Philippines on Sunday in a scoreless debut spent mostly as a cheerleader.

Gennady Golovkin KOs ​Marco Antonio Rubio to keep middleweight crown
Gennady Golovkin KOs ​Marco Antonio Rubio to keep middleweight crown

World Boxing Association middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin stopped Mexico`s Marco Antonio Rubio in the second round Saturday to keep his title, taking his 18th consecutive knockout triumph in emphatic fashion.

Unbeaten Nicholas Walters KOs Nonito Donaire for title
Unbeaten Nicholas Walters KOs Nonito Donaire for title

Undefeated Jamaican Nicholas Walters knocked out Filipino star Nonito Donaire with one second remaining in the sixth round Saturday to win the World Boxing Association featherweight title.

Rahman brothers sue Floyd Mayweather
Rahman brothers sue Floyd Mayweather

Unbeaten world champion Floyd Mayweather is being sued by two boxing brothers involved in sparring sessions shown in a television reality show, according to court documents.

`He`s sick but alive` says daughter Laila on Muhammad Ali
`He`s sick but alive` says daughter Laila on Muhammad Ali

Laila Ali has admitted that her boxing legend father Muhammad Ali may be sick, but he's very much alive and fine.

Fighting for Philadelphia`s boxing legacy
Fighting for Philadelphia`s boxing legacy

They are buried in unmarked graves, unloved and unknown. Philadelphia may be the setting of the "Rocky" films, but the fighters who made it once one of the most famous cities in the boxing world are in many cases dead and in danger of being forgotten.

Muhammad Ali slayer Leon Spinks critically ill in hospital
Muhammad Ali slayer Leon Spinks critically ill in hospital

American boxing legend Leon Spinks, who famously beat Muhammad Ali in 1978, is reportedly hospitalized in Las Vegas and his friends have said that the situation is very serious.