Injured Vijender Singh pulls out of National Games
Injured Vijender Singh pulls out of National Games

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh has pulled out of the 35th National Games starting after failing to recover from a nagging nose injury.

Have to earn awards and not hanker after them: Pankaj Advani
Have to earn awards and not hanker after them: Pankaj Advani

 Criticising the recent furore over Padma Bhushan, ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani on Monday said one must let the performance do the talking and not hanker after such government awards.

Senior Men's Boxing Nationals to start tomorrow
Senior Men's Boxing Nationals to start tomorrow

The big names would be missing in action but more than 300 boxers would be vying for the top honours when the 60th National Championships are held here from Thursday after a gap of more than two years.

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Did not stake claim for Padma Bhushan award, says Vijender Singh
Did not stake claim for Padma Bhushan award, says Vijender Singh

Rubbishing media reports that boxer Vijender Singh, akin to shuttler Saina Nehwal, had staked claim to the Padma Bhushan, the Olympic bronze medallist on Tuesday said he had only spoken to Boxing India (BI) officials seeking information about the award criteria.

After Saina Nehwal, boxer Vijender Singh too wants Padma Bhushan recommendation
After Saina Nehwal, boxer Vijender Singh too wants Padma Bhushan recommendation

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Tuesday stated that he also wanted the Indian boxing Federation (IBF) to recommend his name for the Padma Bhushan award.

I'm a big fan of Raghu, Rajiv of 'Roadies': Vijender Singh
I'm a big fan of Raghu, Rajiv of 'Roadies': Vijender Singh

Indian boxer Vijender Singh, who has taken on the role of a judge on ‘MTV Roadies’ this season, says he is a big fan of Raghu Ram and Rajiv Lakshman, who were judges and mentors on the hugely popular youth reality show in the past editions.

Esha Deol to host 'Roadies'?
Esha Deol to host 'Roadies'?

The popular biking reality show 'Roadies' is losing Raghu Ram and Rajiv Laxman and instead is getting Bollywood beauty Esha Deol as the host.

Vijender backs Sarita, wants AIBA to review referees, judges
Vijender backs Sarita, wants AIBA to review referees, judges

As L Sarita Devi awaits "strict punishment" for refusing to accept her Asian Games medal after a controversial loss, the veteran has found support from the biggest name in Indian boxing, Vijender Singh, who feels the world body should review its officials' conduct instead of banning her.

Asian Games boxing competition was concussion-free: AIBA
Asian Games boxing competition was concussion-free: AIBA

The boxers are divided on whether headguards should be reintroduced but the International Boxing Association on Tuesday said abolishing them has helped immensely in reducing cases of concussion with the recent Asian Games recording no instance of trauma injuries.

Sachin Tendulkar flags off CRPF half marathon
Sachin Tendulkar flags off CRPF half marathon

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, flagged off a marathon here on Sunday, hosted by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) as part of 75th raising day celebrations.

Akhil Kumar back in men's team, Mary Kom in women's boxing squad for Asian Games
Akhil Kumar back in men's team, Mary Kom in women's boxing squad for Asian Games

All but written off after a string of injuries wrecked havoc on his career four years ago, enigmatic boxer Akhil Kumar Wednesday staged a remarkable comeback to make the 10-member Indian men's team for the Asian Games scheduled to be held from September 19 in Incheon, Korea.

Evelyn Sharma  finds Vijender Singh  'sweet'
Evelyn Sharma finds Vijender Singh 'sweet'

Actress Evelyn Sharma recently met Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh and she got knocked out by his sweetness.

Injury forces Vijender Singh to take a break, out of Asiad

 A hand injury sustained during the Commonwealth Games has forced star Indian boxer Vijender Singh out of action for an indefinite period, which includes the upcoming Asian Games where he was the defending champion.

Sachin Tendulkar attends SAI felicitation function amidst controversy

Even as a controversy raged in the Rajya Sabha over his low attendance, batting great Sachin Tendulkar today attended a function at Vigyan Bhawan here to give away awards to the medal winners of the recent Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

CWG medal a birthday present for son, says doting dad Vijender

A swollen face, a ligament injury in the left hand and a terribly groggy throat courtesy a bout of flu -- Vijender Singh fought through all this to get a near-perfect birthday present for his son -- a Commonwealth Games silver medal.

Indian boxer Vijender Singh settles for silver at Commonwealth Games

Indian boxer Vijender Singh had to settle for the silver medal losing 1-2 to England`s Anthony Fowler in the final of the men`s 75 kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SSE Hydro.

Commonwealth Games, Day 9: Indian boxers assure 5 medals, Sharath-Amalraj win silver

Led by Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, Indian pugilists stole the limelight on the ninth day of the competitions with four of them assuring silver medals for India while paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj bagged a silver in the men`s doubles event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here.

Commonwealth Games: Vijender Singh leads India in boxing finals

Led by Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, Indian pugilists stole the limelight on the ninth day of the competitions with four of them storming into the finals of their respective weight categories in the boxing event of the 20th Commonwealth Games here Saturday.

India`s schedule on Day 9 at 2014 Commonwealth Games

After a rewarding Day 8, India will look to improve on the overall standing in the medal tally. Day 9 at the Games will see Indians in action in boxing, as many as six puglists featuring in their respectibve semi-final bouts.