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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

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