Boxing

From one champ to another: Neeraj Chopra tells Nikhat Zareen, ‘lath gaad diya Istanbul mein’

Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen thrashed Thailand’s Jitpong Jutamas without breaking a sweat in the 52kg final with judges scoring the bout 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, 29-28 in the Indian’s favour.

May 20, 2022, 11:35 AM IST

India's Nikhat Zareen clinches gold in Women's World Boxing Championships

Capping off a stupendous campaign that saw her dominate all her rivals, Zareen out-punched her Thai opponent to win via unanimous verdict 

May 19, 2022, 21:08 PM IST

WATCH: German Boxer Musa Yamak dies mid-fight due to THIS reason

The German Boxer Musa Yamak had an undefeated record of 8-0. The 38-year-old died in the middle of a fight, a Turkish official announced on Twitter to confirm the news which came as a shock to the whole boxing world.

May 19, 2022, 17:19 PM IST

India's Nikhat Zareen beats Brazil's Caroline De Almeida to enter finals of Women's World Boxing Championships

Zareen, who is a former junior world champion, stayed calm and completely dominated her rival for a 5-0 win by unanimous decision in the last-four bout of the 52kg competition.

May 18, 2022, 17:31 PM IST

World Women’s Boxing Championships: Nikhat Zareen, Manisha and Parveen assure India of 3 medals

Nikhat Zareen will now take on Caroline De Almeida of Brazil in the semi-finals. De Almeida thrashed the 2018 Commonwealth Games silver Ireland’s Carly McNaul of Ireland by unanimous decision.

May 17, 2022, 10:59 AM IST

WATCH: Passenger harasses Mike Tyson on flight, boxer does THIS to him

The 55-year-old boxing legend Mike Tyson reportedly punched a fellow passenger on a flight from San Francisco to Florida on Wednesday evening (April 20). 

Apr 22, 2022, 07:40 AM IST

Tokyo Olympics medallist Lovlina Borgohain wants sports to become a regular subject in schools

Tokyo Olympics 2020 medallist boxer Lovlina Borgohain believes sports should be a regular feature in the syllabus of Indian students right from the early days till they are graduated and teaching sports science should be a priority. 

Mar 31, 2022, 16:16 PM IST

Here's how Boxing Federation of India is planning to develop skills in junior boxers

India secured the second and third spots respectively in the medals table of the ASBC Asian Youth and Junior Boxing Championships, where 352 boxers from 21 countries including India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan participated.

Mar 16, 2022, 21:37 PM IST

Tokyo Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain in squad for World Boxing Championships

The tournament was eventually postponed in view of the COVID-19 pandemic and is being held from May 6 to 21 as per the revised schedule.

Mar 09, 2022, 22:42 PM IST

Boxing: Six-time World Champion Mary Kom to skip World Championship, Asian Games

Having already tasted numerous successes at the international stage, six-time World Champion MC Mary Kom has decided against participating in the trials for the upcoming IBA Elite Women`s World Boxing Championships and 2022 Asian Games, that is scheduled to start on Monday.

Mar 06, 2022, 16:19 PM IST

Boxer Neeraj Goyat lends helping hand to students stuck in Ukraine amid Russian attack

 Moved by the plight of Indian students scrambling to get out of Ukraine after the Russian invasion, Indian professional boxer Neeraj Goyat is using his contacts in the war-hit country's boxing circuit to assist those in distress.

Mar 02, 2022, 20:41 PM IST

Russia-Ukraine War: Know all about Vitali Klitschko, boxing legend turned Kyiv Mayor, in pics

Boxing legend and multiple World Heavyweight Championships winner Vitali Klitschko is currently the mayor of embattled Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine which is under attack from Russia. Klitschko became mayor for the first time back in 2014 and has now decided to take up arms to fight against the Russians. Vitali, who has a PhD in Sports medicine, has current net worth of around $80 million. Here is all you need to know about Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko. 

Mar 01, 2022, 10:12 AM IST

Nikhat Zareen, Nitu clinch gold for India at Strandja Memorial Boxing

 Indian boxers Nikhat Zareen (52kg) and Nitu (48kg) struck gold at the 73rd Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria by notching up thoroughly comprehensive victories in their respective finals on Sunday.

Feb 27, 2022, 19:15 PM IST

Strandja Memorial Boxing: Nandini claims bronze medal after semi-final defeat

India boxer Nandini lost to former world champion Lazzat Kungeibayeva by 0-5 to end up with a bronze medal.

Feb 26, 2022, 17:28 PM IST

Strandja Memorial Boxing: Nikhat Zareen beats Tokyo Olympic silver medalist

In an intensely fought women`s 52kg semi-final battle, the 2019 edition`s champion Nikhat put up a solid resistance against the Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Cakiroglu as both the boxers exchanged heavy blows and fought from a close distance.

Feb 25, 2022, 21:41 PM IST

Boxing legends Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko brothers to take up arms for Ukraine against Russia

Vitali Klitschko, who has been the mayor of Ukraine’s capital Kyiv since 2014, said he was ready to fight. Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko enlisted in Ukraine’s reserve army earlier this month.

Feb 25, 2022, 09:55 AM IST

Nandini secures India's first medal at 73rd Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament

Nandini will face former world champion Kazakh Lazzat Kungeibayeva in the semi-finals.

Feb 23, 2022, 16:21 PM IST

Martin Malik sets world record in boxing punch

Eight-year-old child Martin Malik has so far held 8 world records and two national and two Asian records. Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has also praised Martin for making a world record.

Jan 24, 2022, 11:38 AM IST

THIS 12-year-old Russian boxer knocks down a tree with her punches — WATCH

Have you ever seen someone punch down a tree with their boxing skills? Do you think it is even possible?

Jan 12, 2022, 14:28 PM IST

WATCH: THIS boxer thrashed with 236 punches by a 7-time world champion and left unrecognizable after bout

Boxer Miriam Gutierrez was left unrecognizable after her fight with 7-time world champion Amanda Serrano.

Dec 21, 2021, 11:46 AM IST