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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.

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.

2016 Rio: Shiv Thapa, three others boxers recommended for prestigious Olympics Scholarships

2016 Rio: Shiv Thapa, three others boxers recommended for prestigious Olympics Scholarships

In a major boost to India's chances of sending more boxers to the 2016 Rio Olympics, three pugilists have became eligible for the prestigious Olympics Scholarships.

Boxer Mandeep Jangra receives Arjuna Award from Sports Minister

Boxer Mandeep Jangra receives Arjuna Award from Sports Minister

Boxer Mandeep Jangra on Wednesday received the Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here.