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Olympics: Medal-deprived India battles poor facilities

 In an old ring on a dusty field India`s elite boxers are hard at work, hoping to one day end the country`s dismal Olympic medal record, despite the sub-standard training facilities.

Olympics 2016: I will be in Rio to support Indian boxers, says Vijender Singh

Olympics 2016: I will be in Rio to support Indian boxers, says Vijender Singh

Only three Indian boxes have made the cut for Rio Olympics.

Three more Indian boxers eye place in Rio Olympics, qualifiers in Venezuela

Three more Indian boxers eye place in Rio Olympics, qualifiers in Venezuela

The tournament will feature boxers from AIBA's own professional events -- the World Series of Boxing (WSB) and AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) -- besides pro boxers from all over the world.

Indian boxers make disappointing start at Asian Olympic Qualifiers

Indian boxers make disappointing start at Asian Olympic Qualifiers

Manoj Kumar, Sumit Sangwan and Pooja Rani were beaten today.

12th South Asian Games: Boxers, shooters, judokas' golden sweep keeps India on top

12th South Asian Games: Boxers, shooters, judokas' golden sweep keeps India on top

Indian contingent continued to be perched at the top with 299 medals (181 gold, 88 silver and 30 bronze).

Mary Kom: With no motivation, competition, future of Indian boxers is dark

Mary Kom: With no motivation, competition, future of Indian boxers is dark

Concerned about the administrative logjam in Indian boxing, Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom on Monday said future seems dark for the country's pugilists, who are losing motivation to train.

India eyeing four 2016 Rio Olympic berths in boxing: Coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu

India eyeing four 2016 Rio Olympic berths in boxing: Coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu

So far, no Indian has qualified for the Olympics with world No.2 Shiva Thapa (56kg) coming close to it last year before losing in a box-off in the World Championship.

Shiva Thapa, Vikas Krishan advance to quarters in World Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa, Vikas Krishan advance to quarters in World Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa came from behind to notch up a stunning knockout victory, while Vikas Krishan out-witted his more fancied rival in an exhausting triumph to enter the quarterfinals on an all-win day for Indian boxers at the World Championships here on Thursday.

Don't compare me with Pinky Jangra: Mary Kom

Don't compare me with Pinky Jangra: Mary Kom

Ace Indian pugilist Mary Kom urged everyone to stop comparing her with the Haryana boxer Pinky Jangra.

3 Indian boxers enter Asian C'ship semis, book World berths

3 Indian boxers enter Asian C'ship semis, book World berths

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa, second seed Vikas Krishan and the fast-rising L Devendro Singh booked medals and World Championship berths by advancing to the semifinals on a mixed day for India at the Asian Championships here on Tuesday.

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Laishram Devendro enter quarters; Mandeep ​Jangra bows out

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Laishram Devendro enter quarters; Mandeep ​Jangra bows out

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) and previous edition's silver-medallist Laishram Devendro (49kg) notched up contrasting victories as they advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asian Boxing Championships here on Sunday.

Six Indians boxers get byes at Asian Championships​, Vikas ​Krishan seeded 2nd

Six Indians boxers get byes at Asian Championships​, Vikas ​Krishan seeded 2nd

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) was among the six Indians who were handed first-round byes while Asian Games bronze-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) was the only one to be seeded at second as the country made a winning start at the Asian Championships here on Wednesday.

Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh in India's squad for Asian Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh in India's squad for Asian Boxing Championships

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra (69kg) will spearhead a 10-strong Indian challenge in the Asian Championships to be held in Bangkok from August 24 to September 6.

Indians sign off with 3 gold at World Jr Women's boxing

Indians sign off with 3 gold at World Jr Women's boxing

 Indian boxers rounded off a thoroughly commendable performance at the AIBA Women's Junior World Championships, clinching three gold and two silver medals on the final day of the event here on Saturday.

Five Indians in World Jr. Women's boxing semis

Five Indians in World Jr. Women's boxing semis

 Indian boxers continued to pack a punch at the AIBA Women's Junior World Championships with three more assuring themselves of medals by advancing to the semifinals here on Wednesday.

Pinki, Monica lose in World Women's Boxing Championships

Pinki, Monica lose in World Women's Boxing Championships

On a thoroughly disappointing day for Indian boxers at the World Women's Championships, Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Pinki Rani (51kg) and Monica Saun (75kg) crashed out after losing their respective bouts here Wednesday.

CWG 2014: In times of turmoil, silver as good as gold, says Gurbax Singh Sandhu

A boxing gold eluded India at the Commonwealth Games for the first time since 2002 but national coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu said given the tough circumstances his boys braved in the run up to the event, the three silver medals are no less than gold.

Indian boxing team returns from Glasgow

The Indian boxing team returned today from Glasgow, Scotland, after bagging four silver medals and one bronze medal in various boxing events.

Indian boxers off to good start at Youth World C`ships

The Indian boxers were off to a flier in the World Youth Championships with Shyam Kakara (49kg) pummelling UAE`s Abdulla Almulla in his opening bout in Sofia, Bulgaria.

More than 100 countries to participate in boxing World C`ships

Indian boxers would be the only ones competing under the International Boxing Association`s flag among over 500 pugilists from a record 116 countries, which have confirmed participation for next month`s World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan.