Boxing

Indian boxers bag 6 gold medals at Sweden boxing meet

Indian boxers claim 6 gold medals at Golden Girl Championship in Sweden.

Feb 03, 2020, 18:11 PM IST

Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan gets one-year ban for dope test failure

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) on Thursday handed former Asian silver medallist boxer Sumit Sangwan a one-year suspension for failing a dope test.

Dec 27, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

Eye on Olympics but can't fulfil formalities anymore: Vijender Singh

Boxer Vijender Singh, who became the first Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, has expressed his desire to represent India in the Olympics again after the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) relaxation of rules pertaining to professionals competing at the Olympics. Vijender had turned professional in June 2015.

Dec 11, 2019, 00:11 AM IST

Boxers Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani bag gold at Olympic Test Event

Indian boxers Shiva Thapa and Pooja Rani on Thursday made the country proud as they bagged a gold medal each in their respective weight categories of 63 kg and 75 kg at the Olympic Test Event in Tokyo. 

Oct 31, 2019, 16:51 PM IST

American boxer Patrick Day dies following brutal knockout

Day had been in a coma for four days following his defeat and, despite having emergency brain surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, doctors were unable to save the junior middleweight.

Oct 17, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Early exit for Sarita Devi at World Boxing Championships

Former world champion Sarita Devi`s campaign came to an early end at the ongoing women`s World Boxing Championships here on Sunday after she was overpowered in the 60 kg category by Russia`s Natalia Shadrina in the Round of 32 bout.

Oct 06, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Boxing: Tyson Fury overcomes wound and Otto Wallin for points victory

Fury was expected to cruise against his underdog challenger, but was forced to battle through the bloody cut and a relentless Wallin to maintain his unbeaten record.

Sep 15, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

'Pehlwaan' villain Kabir Duhan Singh sheds 8 kilos in three months

Coming out of a violent character like this took time, revealed the actor, who is known for his perfect portrayal of negative characters in South films. 

Aug 26, 2019, 19:19 PM IST

Mary Kom recuses herself from sports awards meeting to avoid conflict

According to sources, Mary had in fact wanted to resign from the committee when media reports appeared pointing at a case of conflict of interest against her.

Aug 17, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Easy for the country to expect Olympic gold, difficult to implement: Mary Kom

Kom recently won a gold medal in the 23rd President`s Cup in the 51Kg category.

Aug 01, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

Boxing great Mary Kom strikes gold at President's Cup in Indonesia

Ace Indian boxer Mary Kom on Sunday made the country proud by clinching a gold medal in the women's 51kg bout of the 23rd President's Cup in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia.

 

Jul 28, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

Argentina's Hugo Santillan becomes second boxer to die this week from injuries

Santillan passed away at a Buenos Aires hospital where he was being treated for injuries suffered in his Saturday fight against Uruguayan Eduardo Abreu

Jul 27, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev dies after suffering head injuries during bout

The Russian Boxing Federation has announced that they have opened an investigation into the matter. 

Jul 24, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

Boxing great Pernell Whitaker dies after being hit by car

Popularly knock as Sweet Pea, Whitaker was a four-time world boxing champion--having won titles at the lightweight, light welterweight, welterweight and light middleweight during his 20-year-long illustrious boxing career.

Jul 15, 2019, 20:48 PM IST

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