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Boxer Shiva Thapa assured of medal at Worlds, eyes 2016 Rio Olympics berth next

Boxer Shiva Thapa assured of medal at Worlds, eyes 2016 Rio Olympics berth next

Shiva Thapa on Saturday became only the third Indian boxer ever to assure himself of a World Championships medal besides inching closer to an Olympic berth as he advanced to the semifinals with a dominating triumph here.

Shiva Thapa, Vikas Krishan advance to quarters in World Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa, Vikas Krishan advance to quarters in World Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa came from behind to notch up a stunning knockout victory, while Vikas Krishan out-witted his more fancied rival in an exhausting triumph to enter the quarterfinals on an all-win day for Indian boxers at the World Championships here on Thursday.

Manny Pacquiao heading to Doha for World Championships

Manny Pacquiao heading to Doha for World Championships

Manny Pacquiao is to attend the World Boxing Championships in Doha later this week, following a personal invitation from the head of the tournament's governing body, it was announced today.

Vikas Krishan goes down fighting, settles for silver in Asian Boxing Championships

Vikas Krishan goes down fighting, settles for silver in Asian Boxing Championships

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) fought his heart out but still fell short as he settled for the silver medal after going down to Uzbekistan's Bektemir Melikuziev in a brutal summit clash of the Asian Championships here on Saturday.

Satish Kumar in Asian boxing semis, books World Championship berth

Satish Kumar in Asian boxing semis, books World Championship berth

Satish Kumar (+91kg) entered the semifinals to book himself a medal and a World Championship berth even as two other Indians fell by the wayside on a bitter-sweet day for the country's boxers in the Asian Championships here on Wednesday.

BI plans Indian Series of Boxing, new ranking system

BI plans Indian Series of Boxing, new ranking system

Keen to revolutionise the sport, Boxing India is planning to launch a professional-style Indian Series of Boxing, which would double up as a qualifying event for the World Series of Boxing.

Sarjubala Devi, Saweety enter finals of World Boxing Championships

Sarjubala Devi, Saweety enter finals of World Boxing Championships

 Indian boxers Sarjubala Devi (48kg) and Saweety (81kg) continued their prolific form to enter the Women's World Boxing Championships with thumping wins and assure themselves of at least a silver each, here on Sunday.

India aim high at World Women's Boxing Championships

India aim high at World Women's Boxing Championships

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.

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.

Sarita Devi will be severely punished, says AIBA

Sarita Devi will be severely punished, says AIBA

Indian boxer Sarita Devi will be severely punished for refusing to accept her medal at the 2014 Asian Games, head of the sport's governing body AIBA said on Wednesday.

Pinki replaces Mary Kom, Priyanka in for Sarita Devi for Worlds

Pinki replaces Mary Kom, Priyanka in for Sarita Devi for Worlds

Pinki Rani replaced an injured M C Mary Kom, while Priyanka Choudhary came in for the suspended Sarita Dev in the Indian squad announced on Saturday for the Women's World Boxing Championships to be held at Jeju, South Korea from November 13 to 25.

No violation of rules in pregnancy tests: Boxing India

No violation of rules in pregnancy tests: Boxing India

Boxing India on Thursday refuted allegations that junior women pugilists were subjected to pregnancy tests ahead of the upcoming World Championships, stating that only the eligible senior girls went through the tests as required by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

AIBA suspends boxer Sarita Devi, coaches and chef-de-mission

AIBA suspends boxer Sarita Devi, coaches and chef-de-mission

AIBA has suspended India boxer L Sarita Devi and her coaches for an indefinite period because of her Asian Games protest. Her coach GS Sandhu and Indian chef-de-mission AJ Sumariwalla also faced the brunt. AIBA will not allow any of them to participate at all levels of various competitions, events and meetings until further notice.

Indian boxers to return empty-handed from World Boxing Championships

Indian boxers will return empty-handed from the World Championships for the first time in four years after none of the five quarterfinalists managed to make the semifinal of the biennial mega-event, here on Wednesday.

World Boxing: Shiva, Manoj lose in QFs; Satish out injured

It was a disappointing first session for Indian boxers in the World Championship quarterfinals as the Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Manoj Kumar (64kg) lost their bouts.

Record five Indians reach World Boxing quarters

India created history at the AIBA World Boxing Championships here Tuesday when five of its boxers reaching the quarterfinals of their respective weight categories.

World Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar in quarters

Rising Indian boxer Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) endured draining contests but came out triumphant to enter the quarterfinals on a bitter-sweet day for India in the World Boxing Championships, on Monday.

World Boxing Championships: Sumit, Vikash in pre-quarters, Mandeep bows out

Olympian Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Vikash Malik (60kg) fought through intense bouts to enter the pre-quarterfinals but Mandeep Jangra (69kg) bowed out after a stiff second-round contest on a mixed day for India in the World Boxing Championships here on Sunday.

Sumit, Vikash in pre-quarters of World Boxing C`ships

Olympian Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Vikash Malik (60kg) fought through tough contests to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the World Boxing Championships here on Sunday.

Shiva, Nanao in last-16; Vijender bows out of World C`ships

Rising star Shiva Thapa and comeback-man Thokchom Nanao Singh entered the pre-quarters but it was curtains for the experienced Vijender Singh.