Manipur to give Rs.75 lakh to Mary Kom

The Manipur government has increased the cash reward and other benefits for Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom, Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh said Wednesday

Manipur govt. Enhances reward for Mary Kom

Manipur government has increased the cash reward of London Olympics bronze-winning boxer Mary Kom from Rs 50 lakhs to Rs 75 lakhs besides promoting her to the rank of Superintendent of Police (Sports).

London Olympics: I had a tough time in 51kg, says Mary Kom

Olympic bronze medal winning boxer M.C. Mary Kom admitted she was not comfortable fighting in the 51kg section in London and she will not hesitate to shift back to 48kg if the weight category is included in Rio de Janeiro.

London Olympics setback has motivated boxers: Sandhu

Far from demoralising them, the failure to fetch a medal at the London Olympics has motivated Indian male boxers to improve their performance, insisted national coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu after returning to the country on Tuesday

Olympics 2012 boxing: Britain`s Joshua wins super heavyweight gold

Anthony Joshua of Britain won a thrilling super heavyweight (+91kg) final against Italy`s defending champion Roberto Cammarelle to take Olympic gold here at the ExCel Arena Sunday.

Olympics 2012 boxing: Kazakhstan`s Sapiyev wins welterweight gold

Kazakhstani boxer Serik Sapiyev won gold in the men`s welterweight (69 kg) category Sunday, dominating Britain`s local hero Freddie Evans 17-9 in front of the home crowd.

London Olympics boxing: Light heavyweight gold for Russia`s Mekhontsev

Russia`s Yegor Mekhontsev won his country`s first boxing gold medal of the Olympics beating Kazakhstan`s Adilbek Niyazymbetov on a tie-break in the final here at the ExCel Arena Sunday.

London Olympics boxing: Lightweight Lomachenko wins gold for Ukraine

Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko outclassed his South Korean opponent Han Soonchul in the Olympic final of the men`s lightweight (60 kg) category to take the gold medal here at the ExCel Arena Sunday.

Olympics 2012: Kerala offers international training for athletes

The Kerala government Saturday offered to bear the expenses for providing international training to the state`s three star athletes, after their promising performances in the London Olympics.

London Olympics boxing: Mary Kom secures historic bronze

India`s M.C. Mary Kom created history Wednesday by becoming the country`s first woman boxer to win a medal at the Olympics

Olympics 2012 boxing: Tajikistan and Brazil women bag bronze

Boxer Mavzuna Chorieva became the first woman from Tajikistan to win an Olympic medal after she and Brazil`s Adriana Araujo settled for the bronze in the 60kg category at the ExCel Arena here Wednesday.

Olympics 2012: State govt to fulfill promises made to Mary long back

Diminutive police woman M C Mary Kom is to be feted by the Manipur state government and also given a piece of land for setting up a boxing academy for her feat of ensuring a medal at the Olympic Games in London

Olympics 2012: Manipuris pray for success of Mary Kom, Devendro Singh

With boxer M C Mary Kom poised to fight for silver medal in the London Olympics this evening, a large number of people in Manipur on Wednesday prayed for her success in temples and churches all over the state

Spotlight on boxers Mary Kom and Devendro Singh

The spotlight will be on the diminutive M C Mary Kom as she attempts to create history by becoming the first Indian to reach the final of the boxing event of Olympic Games when she takes on Nicola Adams of Great Britain in what promises to be a high-voltage contest on Wednesday

Olympics 2012: Spence tasked with saving US from boxing shutout

The British boxers already know they`re amassing a big medal collection at their home Olympics

London 2012: Indians gear up to counter-protest AIBA decision at Olympics

The Indian boxing team is set to counter-attack after Vikas Krishan`s controversial ouster from the Olympics with the contingent planning to file a protest of its own against the International Boxing Association`s decision to overturn his pre-quarterfinal win

Olympics 2012: If you look good you fight good, says US Olympic boxer Marlen Esparza

U.S. Olympic boxer Marlen Esparza, who is known as tough, lightning-speed jabber, wants to make a decidedly feminine debut Monday at the London Games

London Olympics boxing: India`s Mary Kom in quarters

India`s M.C. Mary Kom punched her way into the quarterfinals of women`s boxing in the 51kg category at the 2012 London Olympics here Sunday.

Olympics Boxing: Devendro Singh storms into quarterfinals

Devendro Singh of India defeated Serdamba Purevdorj of Mongolia 16-11 in the pre-quarter finals of the Men's Light Fly (49kg) category boxing event of the London Olympics on Saturday.

Olympics 2012: Magnificent Mary` takes to ring in women`s boxing`s Oly debut

Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) would be India`s lone flagbearer and a gold medal hope when women`s boxing makes its historic Olympic debut in three weight categories here tomorrow.