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Mary Kom, Amit Panghal among 10 boxers in TOPS scheme

India has so far won two Olympic medals in boxing -- Vijender Singh won the bronze in 2008 Beijing Games while Mary Kom won the bronze in 2012 London Games.
 

Sep 11, 2019, 21:59 PM IST

Mary Kom named best female athlete by Asian Sportswriters Union

Kom is the only woman boxer to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times and only woman to clinch a medal in each one of the seven world championships.

Aug 30, 2019, 13:55 PM IST

BFI should do away with selection trials: Mary Kom

Earlier, it had emerged that the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) cancelled trials in Mary Kom's 51kg category for the World Boxing Championships and had sent her name for it based on her past performances. 

Aug 21, 2019, 17:39 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

She was people's leader: Condolences from sports fraternity continue to pour in for Sushma Swaraj

Leaving a strong legacy behind, the BJP stalwart breathed her last at the All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the national capital on Tuesday.

Aug 07, 2019, 11:45 AM 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

Country needs to do a lot more for women empowerment in sports: Sania Mirza

Sania, the first Indian woman tennis player to win a Grand Slam title in doubles and mixed doubles, said the likes of Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu have done the country proud but there is still "discrimination in sports".

Apr 13, 2019, 16:30 PM 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

Cheteshwar Pujara, Mary Kom, PV Sindhu among star sportspersons nominated for Indian Sports Honours

Pujara, his national team-mates Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah were nominated for the Sportsman of the Year (Team Sport) award, along with Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri.

Feb 15, 2019, 20:21 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

Yearender 2018: Asian Games glory, PV Sindhu's victory highlights of Indian sports

A number of women athletes also waved the tri-colour high in 2018, showing that the sporting future of the country is in the right hands.

Dec 28, 2018, 14:39 PM IST

Shubhangi wants to play Mary Kom on small screen

TV actress Shubhangi Atre is a huge fan of ace boxer MC Mary Kom, and wants to play the athlete on the small screen.

Nov 28, 2018, 00:34 AM IST

Indian film industry hails 'magnificent' Mary Kom

M.C. Mary Kom's latest victory, which has led her to become the first woman boxer to claim six World Championship gold medals, is a testimony to women power and an example of how age and motherhood have not stopped her from chasing her dreams, said Indian film fraternity members, hailing the "magnificent" athlete's feat.

Nov 25, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

Mary Kom still chasing elusive Olympic gold

Mary, however, rued the fact that her weight category is still isn`t in the Olympics and wants to get over from the disappointment of not being able to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Nov 24, 2018, 19:13 PM IST

Twitter reacts as Mary Kom clinches record 6th World Championship gold

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other sports personalities have gathered in unison to congratulate Mary Kom on becoming the first female boxer to clinch six World Championship titles. 

Nov 24, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

Mary Kom becomes first woman boxer to bag 6 World Championship titles

Mary Kom has become the only female boxer to have won six World Championship titles, surpassing Ireland's Katie Taylor--who has five titles in her tally. 

Nov 24, 2018, 17:06 PM IST

'Magnificent Mary' in quarters, Sarita bows out

Five-time champion MC Mary Kom punched her way into the 48kg quarterfinals while another veteran Sarita Devi made an early exit after losing a hard-fought 60kg bout in the AIBA Women's World Championships on Sunday.

Nov 18, 2018, 23:19 PM IST

Mary Kom picks younger boxers as bigger threat, says ready for them

The 35-year-old Mary Kom will be competing in her seventh World Boxing Championship beginning on Wednesday. 

Nov 12, 2018, 21:34 PM IST

Mary Kom trades punches with Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in 'fun session'

The 48-year-old Rathore had a smile on his face as he successfully dodged the attacks launched by the Manipuri, at the end of which the two shared an embrace.

Nov 01, 2018, 18:35 PM IST