Indian boxer Manoj Kumar caused a stir recently when he lashed out at former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev, who led the committee that refused to give the coveted Arjuna award to the 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist.
After creating ripples on the big screen, the story of boxing champ M.C. Mary Kom seems to be headed to the small screen. The makers of "Halla Bol 2" have taken cue from her story for it's pilot episode.
After clinching an elusive gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon, star woman boxer M C Mary Kom is confident of getting back into the ring next year by recovering from her current injuries and qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
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.
Short on experience and missing the services of veterans such as M C Mary Kom, who would skip the World Championships for the first time, India's women boxers would nonetheless look to make a mark when they compete in the mega-event's eighth edition starting here Sunday.
Champion pugilist M.C. Mary Kom has expressed her delight over the decision taken by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) approving Boxing India (BI) as a permanent member of the world body, terming this recognition as a 'big achievement' on Friday.
After the success of Mary Kom, former India hockey captain Sandeep Singh is the latest sportsperson on whom a biopic has been planned and the ace dragflicker wants Ranbir Kapoor to portray his role in the movie.
While the champion boxer of India, MC Mary Kom , became the first Indian woman boxer to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Games this year, the biopic based on her life `Mary Kom` has entered the coveted club of 100 crore.