Ignore the criticism, Sports Minister has told me: Vijender Singh
Ignore the criticism, Sports Minister has told me: Vijender Singh

Drawing flak from some quarters after turning professional, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Friday got the backing of Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who met him here and asked him to ignore the criticism.

Undefeated boxer Yang Lian Hui out to stop Cesar Cuenca`s record quest
Undefeated boxer Yang Lian Hui out to stop Cesar Cuenca`s record quest

Undefeated "Ik" Yang Lian Hui will on Saturday seek to become only the second Chinese fighter to win a professional world title but to do it will need to prevent Cesar Cuenca`s march into the record books.

It's my wish to turn pro, says Vijender Singh
It's my wish to turn pro, says Vijender Singh

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Wednesday shot back at his detractors and reiterated that it was not money that prompted him to leave amateur boxing but his "wish" to become a professional.

Difficult tasks give me pleasure: Vijender Singh
Difficult tasks give me pleasure: Vijender Singh

He knows it won't be a stroll in the park but Indian boxing star Vijender Singh on Tuesday said he can't wait for his professional debut in September as taking on difficult tasks is what makes him happy.

Vijender Singh to do live training session
Vijender Singh to do live training session

As he gears up for the professional boxing arena, Indian star Vijender Singh will perform a live training session with his British trainer Lee Beard here on Wednesday.

New body for professional boxing launched
New body for professional boxing launched

Aiming to tap the unexplored potential of professional boxing in India, the Indian Boxing Council (IBC) was launched on Wednesday with the promise of lucrative financial deals for the pugilists wanting to take the plunge after exhausting their amateur options.

Vijender Singh eyes lucrative career in London, to hang up India gloves: Report
Vijender Singh eyes lucrative career in London, to hang up India gloves: Report

2008 Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Kumar looks set to end his India career by joining the professional ranks.

Andrew Flintoff to make professional boxing debut today

Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff is set to make his professional boxing debut today against American Richard Dawson at Manchester Arena.