Asian Games: Boxer Vikas Krishnan slams new scoring system
Asian Games: Boxer Vikas Krishnan slams new scoring system

Indian middleweight boxer Vikas Krishan reached the last eight Monday at the Asian Games and then aimed a knockout blow at the controversial new scoring system.

Youth boxers aim for medals, Olympic quota places at worlds

It`s an event where India`s medal count has only gone up with each edition and even though the current circumstances are the worst for Indian boxing, a group of seven boys and three girls is confident of delivering the nation`s best-ever show in the AIBA World Youth Championships.

London Olympics: CAS rejects India`s appeal on Vikas Krishan

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Monday rejected India`s appeal, filed after boxer Vikas Krishan was controversially eliminated from the London 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 Boxing controversy: India appeals to CAS against AIBA`s decision on Vikas

India filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports after the country`s protest against the controversial ouster of Vikas Krishan from the Olympics was rejected.

India`s counter-protest on Vikas Krishan decision rejected by AIBA

India`s bid to overturn the controversial ouster of 69kg boxing medal hope Vikas Krishan from the Olympics came to a nought today when the world governing body for the game rejected their appeal here.

London Olympics: India protest against Vikas Krishan's 'defeat'

India has lodged a counter appeal in the boxer Vikas Krishan controversy.

London Olympics 2012: India roundup

Army shooter Vijay Kumar made India proud by winning a welcome silver medal at the London Olympics here Friday, hours before boxer Vikas Krishan was controversially eliminated from the competition.

London Olympics 2012 Boxing: Vikas Krishan loses a bout he won five hours earlier

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan who was earlier declared winner in his 69 kg category has crashed out of the games after the decision was reversed in the favour of his American opponent Errol Spence.

2012 London Olympics: Day 7 Highlights

Highlights from Day 7 at the London Olympics.

Olympics boxing: Vikas Krishan enters quarterfinals

Another good news for the Indian fans. Vikas Krishan made it to the quarter-finals with a 13-11 victory over his American opponent Errol Spence.

London Olympics: Tricky draw for Indian boxers, Vikas gets a bye

India`s star boxer Vijender Singh, a bronze medallist in the Beijing Games, will start his 2012 Olympic campaign against Kazakhstan`s Danabek Suzhanov in the first round of the men`s 75kg

It`s better to be unknown: Vikas

He is one of India`s best bets for an Olympic medal in boxing, but world number six Vikas Krishan does not quite like the spotlight on him as he feels it is better to be "unknown" to lead a normal life.

Indian boxers get acclimatisation lessons in Ireland

London-bound Vijender Singh on Sunday said the experience has done a world of good to the Indian boxers ahead of the mega-event this month.

Shiva, Vikas make winning starts in Kazakh tourney

Shiva Thapa and Vikas Krishan have entered the second round of the third International Republic of Kazakhstan President`s Cup in Almaty.

Indian teen boxers in Olympics but youth coach is unheralded

The Olympic-bound trio of teen Indian boxers spent their formative years under his guidance but national youth coach G Manoharan remains an unsung hero and has been consistently ignored for the Dronacharya award despite being recommended five times by the federation.

Indian boxers told to let the guard down at Olympic qualifiers

Drop the guard and punch the living daylights out of rivals -- this would be the Indian boxing team`s mantra for success during the Asian Olympic Qualifiers as national coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu feels the new system of scoring encourages pugilists to be more aggressive.

Shiva sails into finals, Vikas settles for bronze

Shiva Thapa (56kg) was the lone Indian boxer to make the final after Olympic-bound Vikas Krishan (69kg) settled for a bronze medal following his loss in the semifinal of the 43rd men`s and women`s Grand Prix in Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic.

Vikas, Shiva enter Czech Grand Prix semis

Olympic-qualified Vikas Krishan (69kg) and Shiva Thapa (56kg) assured India of at least two bronze medals at the 43rd men`s and women`s Boxing Grand Prix after reaching the semifinals of the event in Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic.

Indian boxers confident of finishing on podium in London

Four Indian boxers – Manoj Kumar, L Devendro Singh, Jai Bhagwan and Vikas Krishan – who have already qualified for the London Olympics, expressed confidence of bagging medals at the forthcoming sporting extravaganza.