Asian Championships

BFI should do away with selection trials: Mary Kom

Earlier, it had emerged that the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) cancelled trials in Mary Kom's 51kg category for the World Boxing Championships and had sent her name for it based on her past performances. 

Aug 21, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

Bajrang Punia bags gold at Ali Aliev wrestling tournament

Bajrang, who won the Asian Championships in China last week, came through stiff resistance from a host of local favourites over two days to prove his credentials as the world`s best wrestler in his category. 

May 03, 2019, 16:27 PM IST

Shiva Thapa, Sarita Devi among 5 Indian boxers to reach Asian Championships quarters

Shiva was at his destructive best as he outpunched Kyrgyzstan's Seitbek Uulu 4-1 to march into the quarter-finals.

Apr 21, 2019, 20:05 PM IST

Shiva Thapa makes winning start in Asian Boxing Championships

The Assam pugilist will next take on Kyrgyzstan's Seitbek Uulu for a place in the quarter-finals on Sunday.

Apr 20, 2019, 19:19 PM IST

Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa in Indian men's boxing team for Asian Championships

The Asian Championships are scheduled to be held in the Thai capital of Bangkok from April 19 to 28.

Mar 20, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

Wrestler Ritu Phogat dropped from Target Olympic Podium Scheme

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) decided to axe Ritu from the TOPS programme after the young wrestler made herself unavailable for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and decided to try her luck in MMA in Singapore.

Mar 19, 2019, 18:47 PM IST

Top stars to feature in 57th National Inter-State Athletics

The four-day Championships, which will see a newly-laid blue synthetic track, will be the last chance for those athletes who are yet to attain the qualifying mark for the IAAF World Championships scheduled for August 4-13 in London.

Jul 14, 2017, 22:34 PM IST

Out of action since Rio Olympics, Dipa Karmakar set to miss World Championship as well

As she is not competing, Karmakar said she is using the time to work on fitness and completing her studies.

Jun 22, 2017, 15:16 PM IST

Tintu Luka has done well despite limitations, claims PT Usha

The 28-year-old Tintu, mentored by Usha, has enjoyed success at the Continental level, winning a bronze and a silver at the Asian Games - 2010 Guangzhou (2:01.36) and 2014 Incheon (1:59.19) apart from six medals at the Asian Championships.

May 11, 2017, 18:33 PM IST

Boxer Kavinder Singh Bisht qualifies for World Championship

Bisht was up against Malaysia's Salam Abdul Kasim but got a walkover this morning.

May 07, 2017, 16:33 PM IST

Asian Championships: Vikas Krishnan, Shiva Thapa enter semis; among 4 Indian boxers to qualify for World Championships

Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and Amit Phangal (49kg) were the other two Indian boxers to book medals as well as World Championship slots in the prestigious continental event.

May 03, 2017, 18:20 PM IST

Akhil, Jitender Kumar target pro circuit through Vijender Singh's IOS

Vijender, unbeaten in the circuit with 7 wins, is currently based in Manchester but made a smash-hit homecoming in July by winning the WBO title.

Oct 25, 2016, 16:29 PM IST

Confident archers Deepika Kumari, Abhishek Verma eye Asian Championships

Deepika Kumari is currently going through fitness issues including a stiff upper back and shoulder pain.

Oct 29, 2015, 18:33 PM IST

Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan suspended by Haryana police for taking bribe

Jai Bhagwan has been suspended by Haryana Police after an internal inquiry found him to have taken a bribe of Rs one lakh from a trader in Adampur, Hisar.

Oct 07, 2015, 10:12 AM IST

Gritty Indian boxers eye medals, Olympic quotas at World meet

Their oft-seen ability to triumph over adversity will be put through its toughest test this year when Indian boxers aim for the twin rewards of medals and Olympic quota places in the World Championships starting here tomorrow.

Oct 05, 2015, 17:28 PM IST

Overconfidence cost me and it won't happen again: Vikas Krishan

His was the best performance by an Indian boxer at the recent Asian Championships in Thailand but Vikas Krishan is hardly satisfied with his silver as he feels it would have surely been a gold if not for "overconfidence".

Sep 07, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

We desperately need more exposure, plead Indian boxers

They are delivering the medals despite the absence of a national body but desperation is setting in for the Indian boxers, who concede that lack of international exposure because of the current administrative mess is hurting them badly.

Sep 07, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

India among strong boxing nations: AIBA President

 India's boxing administration might be in shambles but International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Dr Ching Kuo Wu says the country still counts among the best in Asia and efforts would be made to bring it back into the semi-professional World Series of Boxing (WSB).

Sep 02, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

3 Indian boxers enter Asian C'ship semis, book World berths

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa, second seed Vikas Krishan and the fast-rising L Devendro Singh booked medals and World Championship berths by advancing to the semifinals on a mixed day for India at the Asian Championships here on Tuesday.

Sep 01, 2015, 20:06 PM IST

Devendro Singh in Asian semis, qualifies for World Championships

Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) assured himself of a medal and a place in the upcoming World Championships by storming into the Asian Championships semifinal here on Tuesday.

Sep 01, 2015, 13:45 PM IST