Embattled BI Prez Sandeep Jajodia sends letter to AIBA
Embattled BI Prez Sandeep Jajodia sends letter to AIBA

Faced with a revolt ahead of a much-anticipated Special General Meeting, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Friday wrote to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) apprising the world governing body of the crisis in BI.

Boxing India's state units demand SGM to discuss Games fiasco
Boxing India's state units demand SGM to discuss Games fiasco

Miffed with Boxing India's threat to ban boxers who participated in the ongoing National Games, the state units that defied the diktat, have demanded that a special general body meeting be called to discuss the matter even as BI remained steadfast on its stand.

Fernandez's departure won't affect Indian boxing: Akhil Kumar
Fernandez's departure won't affect Indian boxing: Akhil Kumar

The two-year AIBA ban on coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez and his subsequent departure for home will not affect Indian boxing much as the sport will move on, Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning pugilist Akhil Kumar asserted Tuesday.

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.

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.

I will use the ban period to rectify my technique: Laishram Sarita Devi
I will use the ban period to rectify my technique: Laishram Sarita Devi

Banned from competition for a year, Asian Games bronze medallist Laishram Sarita Devi on Saturday said she would utilise the period by taking corrective measures in her technique so that she can be ready for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Boxing India gets name clearance from Sports Ministry
Boxing India gets name clearance from Sports Ministry

The Sports Ministry on Friday cleared the National Boxing Federation of India's name as 'Boxing India', a body recognised as a permanent member of the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response
Laishram Sarita Devi's suspension: Delhi High Court seeks Boxing India's response

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought a response from Boxing India on a plea challenging International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to suspend boxer Laishram Sarita Devi for refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Asian Games in South Korea.

International Boxing Association urges IOA to recognise Boxing India
International Boxing Association urges IOA to recognise Boxing India

Calling on the IOA to recognise Boxing India, International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Dr Ching Kuo-Wu has said that refusing affiliation to BI amounts to going against the Olympic Charter.

Sarita Devi to face one-year-ban, will qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) banned Indian boxer, Sarita Devi for one year, along with imposing a fine of 1000 CHF (Swiss Frank) for not accepting her 2014 Asian Games bronze medal.

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.

Sarita Devi banned for a year but career saved
Sarita Devi banned for a year but career saved

 Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi was on Wednesday handed a one-year ban by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games but the punishment is unlikely to hurt her career too badly as she would be available to compete in the 2016 Olympic qualifiers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ching-Kuo Wu elected AIBA President for third term
Ching-Kuo Wu elected AIBA President for third term

Incumbent Dr Ching-Kuo Wu was on Friday re-elected the International Boxing Association (AIBA) President for a third consecutive term.

Pregnancy tests on unmarried boxers: Was it necessary?

Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, were subjected to pregnancy tests by Sports Authority of India under the new requirements of world body AIBA though the move was criticised by experts.

Pregnancy tests on unmarried boxers: Was it necessary?- Part II

Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, were subjected to pregnancy tests by Sports Authority of India under the new requirements of world body AIBA though the move was criticised by experts.

No violation of rules in pregnancy tests: Boxing India
No violation of rules in pregnancy tests: Boxing India

Boxing India on Thursday refuted allegations that junior women pugilists were subjected to pregnancy tests ahead of the upcoming World Championships, stating that only the eligible senior girls went through the tests as required by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).