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Indian boxers' US training trip off due to visa troubles again

The Indian boxers' much-delayed training trip to the acclaimed Michael Johnson Centre in the USA has been cancelled for a second time owing to visa problems.

Apr 20, 2018, 22:09 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Boxers Amit Panghal, Naman Tanwar enter quarter-finals

Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Naman Tanwar on Friday advanced to the quarter-finals after notching up comprehensive wins in their opening bouts of the Commonwealth Games here.

Apr 06, 2018, 15:33 PM IST

Indian boxers cleared of doping charges at Commonwealth Games but face sanctions for breaching 'no needle policy'

In a huge relief for India's Commonwealth Games contingent, its boxers were cleared of any doping violation but they remained under the scanner for breaching the Games' strict 'no needle policy'.

Apr 02, 2018, 21:25 PM IST

Delay in visas make Indian boxers miss Chemistry Cup in Germany

The boxers who were sent back from the national capital today, will soon be sent to compete in another tournament.

Mar 12, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

Manoj Kumar among three Indian boxers to advance in Strandja Memorial boxing

Manoj, who got a first-round bye, defeated local favourite Robert Chamasanyan in his maiden international bout since jumping weight divisions from light welterweight (64kg) to welterweight (69kg).

Feb 23, 2017, 11:27 AM IST

Olympics: Medal-deprived India battles poor facilities

 In an old ring on a dusty field India`s elite boxers are hard at work, hoping to one day end the country`s dismal Olympic medal record, despite the sub-standard training facilities.

Jul 24, 2016, 07:19 AM IST

Olympics 2016: I will be in Rio to support Indian boxers, says Vijender Singh

Only three Indian boxes have made the cut for Rio Olympics.

Jul 12, 2016, 18:22 PM IST

Three more Indian boxers eye place in Rio Olympics, qualifiers in Venezuela

The tournament will feature boxers from AIBA's own professional events -- the World Series of Boxing (WSB) and AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) -- besides pro boxers from all over the world.

Jul 03, 2016, 11:53 AM IST

Indian boxers make disappointing start at Asian Olympic Qualifiers

Manoj Kumar, Sumit Sangwan and Pooja Rani were beaten today.

Mar 26, 2016, 19:00 PM IST

12th South Asian Games: Boxers, shooters, judokas' golden sweep keeps India on top

Indian contingent continued to be perched at the top with 299 medals (181 gold, 88 silver and 30 bronze).

Feb 15, 2016, 22:48 PM IST

Mary Kom: With no motivation, competition, future of Indian boxers is dark

Concerned about the administrative logjam in Indian boxing, Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom on Monday said future seems dark for the country's pugilists, who are losing motivation to train.

Feb 15, 2016, 16:16 PM IST

India eyeing four 2016 Rio Olympic berths in boxing: Coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu

So far, no Indian has qualified for the Olympics with world No.2 Shiva Thapa (56kg) coming close to it last year before losing in a box-off in the World Championship.

Feb 12, 2016, 19:52 PM IST

Shiva Thapa, Vikas Krishan advance to quarters in World Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa came from behind to notch up a stunning knockout victory, while Vikas Krishan out-witted his more fancied rival in an exhausting triumph to enter the quarterfinals on an all-win day for Indian boxers at the World Championships here on Thursday.

Oct 08, 2015, 22:25 PM IST

Don't compare me with Pinky Jangra: Mary Kom

Ace Indian pugilist Mary Kom urged everyone to stop comparing her with the Haryana boxer Pinky Jangra.

Sep 30, 2015, 11:26 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

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Laishram Devendro enter quarters; Mandeep ​Jangra bows out

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) and previous edition's silver-medallist Laishram Devendro (49kg) notched up contrasting victories as they advanced to the quarterfinals of the Asian Boxing Championships here on Sunday.

Aug 30, 2015, 19:55 PM IST

Six Indians boxers get byes at Asian Championships​, Vikas ​Krishan seeded 2nd

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) was among the six Indians who were handed first-round byes while Asian Games bronze-medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) was the only one to be seeded at second as the country made a winning start at the Asian Championships here on Wednesday.

Aug 26, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh in India's squad for Asian Boxing Championships

 Defending champion Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra (69kg) will spearhead a 10-strong Indian challenge in the Asian Championships to be held in Bangkok from August 24 to September 6.

Jul 21, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

Indians sign off with 3 gold at World Jr Women's boxing

 Indian boxers rounded off a thoroughly commendable performance at the AIBA Women's Junior World Championships, clinching three gold and two silver medals on the final day of the event here on Saturday.

May 23, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

Five Indians in World Jr. Women's boxing semis

 Indian boxers continued to pack a punch at the AIBA Women's Junior World Championships with three more assuring themselves of medals by advancing to the semifinals here on Wednesday.

May 20, 2015, 19:05 PM IST