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Boxing

Boxers Amit Panghal, Gaurav Bidhuri nominated for Arjuna award

Other boxers who will be in contention but have not been recommended by BFI are former world silver-medallist Sonia Lather and former CWG bronze-winner Pinki Rani. 

Apr 30, 2019, 18:42 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

Boxing: Sadaf Khadem to break a barrier for Iranian women

The bout will take place in western France on Saturday after the 24-year-old met with Frenchman Mahyar Monshipour, an Iranian-born former super bantamweight world champion.

Apr 12, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

Vijender Singh injured during training session, US pro debut delayed

Vijender, India's first Olympic and world championships medallist in boxing, was to make his US debut at the Staples Center on the Vasiliy Lomachenko-Anthony Crolla undercard.

Mar 25, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Skipping Asian Championships part of plan to qualify for Olympics: Mary Kom

Mary Kom, who claimed her sixth world title last year in Delhi, will be looking to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the World Championships in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Mar 18, 2019, 15:21 PM IST

Mary Kom targeting boxing gold as she prepares for 2020 Olympics

Even though the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is more than 15 months away, Mary Kom is already planning for the biggest event in sporting history.
 

Mar 18, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

Asian Women's Championship: Mary Kom opts out, Sonia Chahal to lead Indian boxing team

Six-time world champion Mary Kom, who won India's solitary gold medal at the 2017 edition in Vietnam, wants to focus on the World Championships to be held later this year.

Mar 16, 2019, 21:52 PM IST

Yearning for Olympic gold, 'Magnificent Mary' keeps punching

`Magnificent Mary,' as she is known in India, was a bronze medallist at the 2012 Olympics in London and won a record sixth gold medal at the World Amateur Boxing Championships last year.

Mar 14, 2019, 17:16 PM IST

Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin enter finals of Finland boxing tourney

Signing off with bronze medals after semifinal losses were Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and former youth world champion Sachin Siwach (52kg). 

Mar 10, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

Rematch between Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder will have to wait: WBC

Wilder and Fury fought to a thrilling split decision draw on December 1 in Los Angeles, the fight had both talking up a rematch as soon as it was over, but the WBC said fans would have to wait for the matchup.

Feb 27, 2019, 11:22 AM IST

Boxing great Mary Kom named brand ambassador of PUMA

 A bronze medallist at the 2012 Olympics, Kom is a role model to millions of women in India. 

Feb 18, 2019, 16:38 PM IST

Gaurav Solanki, Nikhat Zareen advance in Strandja Memorial Boxing

Solanki, also a gold-winner at India Open and the Chemistry Cup last year, will next be up against Kazakhstan's Anvar Muzaparov in the last-16 stage.

Feb 16, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

Boxers Sonia Lather, Lovlina Borgohain enter quarters of Strandja Memorial

India's best ever medal haul at the competition stands at 11, which was fetched last year. 

Feb 15, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

Undefeated heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua to fight Jarrell Miller in New York on June 1

Joshua had been due to defend his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight belts at London's Wembley Stadium on April 13 against an unnamed opponent, but that seemed unlikely for some time.

Feb 14, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

Maiden simultaneous competitions for men, women in Asian Boxing Championship

India won two silver, an equal number of bronze medals in the 2017 men's edition and one gold in the women's edition.

Feb 13, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Boxing: Dominic Breazeale to fight Dillian Whyte for interim heavyweight title

The winner of the match, will challenge Deontay Wilder for the World Heavyweight Champion title.

Feb 13, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

Indian boxing's 1st CWG gold-medallist Mohd Ali Qamar named women's chief coach

Ali Qamar, who turns 38 in a couple of months' time, was appointed to the position on Monday night, replacing veteran Shiv Singh. 

Jan 15, 2019, 13:51 PM IST

Mary Kom rises World No.1 spot in AIBA rankings

India's star boxer MC Mary Kom's unprecedented sixth world title triumph has propelled her to the number one position in the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) latest world rankings.

Jan 10, 2019, 20:10 PM IST

This is 40: Manny Pacquiao taking it one fight at a time

The WBA welterweight champion knows he will have his hands full when he battles the hard-hitting Broner in Las Vegas on January 19 and is not lining up fighters down the road. 

Jan 10, 2019, 15:46 PM IST