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Pooja Rani ousted, no 2016 Rio Olympic quota for Indian women boxers

Pooja Rani ousted, no 2016 Rio Olympic quota for Indian women boxers

However, in the non-Olympic categories, Nikhat Zareen (54kg), Sonia Lather (57kg) and Saweety (81kg) advanced to the quarterfinals with contrasting victories.

Mary Kom's 2016 Rio dream over, loses in World Championship 2nd round

Mary Kom's 2016 Rio dream over, loses in World Championship 2nd round

In an exciting contest, Mary Kom took off aggressively but Nimani managed to keep her at bay by fighting from a distance

 

 

 

Pooja Rani advances to last-16 of Women's World Boxing Championships

Pooja Rani advances to last-16 of Women's World Boxing Championships

Eyeing a medal as well as an Olympic berth, Asian Games bronze-medallist Pooja Rani (75kg) entered the pre-quarterfinal of the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships with a hard-fought triumph over Ukraine's Mariya Borutsa here today.

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.

Mary Kom, Shiva Thapa get top seeding at Asian Olympic Qualifiers

Mary Kom, Shiva Thapa get top seeding at Asian Olympic Qualifiers

Other Indians to be seeded were Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (4th in 49kg division) and Asian silver-medallist Vikas Krishan (2nd in 75kg category).

12th South Asian Games: Gold rush, Rio Olympic berth for Kavita Raut but India lose hockey final

12th South Asian Games: Gold rush, Rio Olympic berth for Kavita Raut but India lose hockey final

Holding on firmly to the top spot in the overall standings, India increased their tally to 248 -- including 146 gold, 79 silver and 23 bronze medals.

Mary Kom loses in semis of Olympic Test event

Mary Kom loses in semis of Olympic Test event

In other fights, Parveen Kumar (91kg) was beaten by local favourite Gidelson De Oliveira.

Mary Kom picked for AIBA's Olympic Test event

Mary Kom picked for AIBA's Olympic Test event

Six Indian Boxers have been selected to participate in the Test Event to be held at Rio De Janeiro.