Indian boxers make confident start at World Olympic Qualifiers

Indian boxers make confident start at World Olympic Qualifiers

Asian Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) and Commonwealth Games silver-winner Laishram Devendro (49kg) were the only Indians to be seeded.

2016 Rio Olympics: Nine-member Indian boxing team leaves for qualifiers in Baku

2016 Rio Olympics: Nine-member Indian boxing team leaves for qualifiers in Baku

Only one Indian boxer — Shiva Thapa (56kg) — has qualified for the Olympics so far.

Laishram Devendro, Vikas Krishan to lead 9-member Indian team at 2016 Rio Olympic qualifier at Baku

Laishram Devendro, Vikas Krishan to lead 9-member Indian team at 2016 Rio Olympic qualifier at Baku

The finalists in the light-flyweight and flyweight divisions will qualify for the Olympics, while the top-five will get Rio berths in the remaining eight weight divisions.

'Gold-finger' Chain Singh stars as India continues to lord at 12th South Asian Games

'Gold-finger' Chain Singh stars as India continues to lord at 12th South Asian Games

For the ninth successive day of competitions, India stood atop the medals table with 275 overall (160 gold, 88 silver and 21 bronze).

12th South Asian Games: Dominant India adds to medals tally on Day 8 of competition

12th South Asian Games: Dominant India adds to medals tally on Day 8 of competition

India stood atop with 268 medals (156 gold, 85 silver and 27 bronze), way ahead of second placed Sri Lanka 163 (25, 55, 83).

India finishes 4th at Asian Boxing Championships

India finishes 4th at Asian Boxing Championships

India signed off a creditable fourth among the record 28 countries which participated in the Asian Boxing Championships after grabbing one silver and three bronze medals on the whole.

Vikas Krishan goes down fighting, settles for silver in Asian Boxing Championships

Vikas Krishan goes down fighting, settles for silver in Asian Boxing Championships

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) fought his heart out but still fell short as he settled for the silver medal after going down to Uzbekistan's Bektemir Melikuziev in a brutal summit clash of the Asian Championships here on Saturday.

Satish Kumar in Asian boxing semis, books World Championship berth

Satish Kumar in Asian boxing semis, books World Championship berth

Satish Kumar (+91kg) entered the semifinals to book himself a medal and a World Championship berth even as two other Indians fell by the wayside on a bitter-sweet day for the country's boxers in the Asian Championships here on Wednesday.

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.

Heart-broken Laishram Sarita considers returning bronze medal

Heart-broken Laishram Sarita considers returning bronze medal

Indian boxer Laishram Sarita, who was robbed off a gold medal bout at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea may return the bronze medal. According to reports, her husband C Thoiba said that they will accept the medal at the ceremony but are planning to return it as a mark of protest.

2014 Commonwealth Games, Day 10: As it happened...

Welcome to our live coverage of the Day 10 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

India`s schedule on Day 10 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

The penultimate day of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games will have Indian fighting for more medals in athletics, boxing, diving, table tennis and squash; and some important outings in badminton and hockey.

Commonwealth Games, Day 9: Indian boxers assure 5 medals, Sharath-Amalraj win silver

Led by Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, Indian pugilists stole the limelight on the ninth day of the competitions with four of them assuring silver medals for India while paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj bagged a silver in the men`s doubles event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here.

Commonwealth Games: Vijender Singh leads India in boxing finals

Led by Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, Indian pugilists stole the limelight on the ninth day of the competitions with four of them storming into the finals of their respective weight categories in the boxing event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Saturday.