Mary Kom

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

Great to see films on women sports stars: Richa Chadha

Omung Kumar`s 'Mary Kom' on boxer M.C. Mary Kom brought the spotlight on women sportspersons, and now films are being made on icons like Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza. 

Oct 16, 2018, 15:36 PM IST

Priyanka Chopra welcomes Unicef chief in India

Bollywood actress and global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights Priyanka Chopra has welcomed Unicef Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore on her maiden trip in India.

Oct 03, 2018, 23:40 PM IST

Boxers Sarita Devi, Mary Kom storm into semis, assured of medals in Polish tourney

Indian pugilist Sarita Devi stormed into the semifinal round, assuring a podium finish at the 13th International Silesian Women’s Boxing Championship in Gliwice, Poland. MC Mary Kom was awarded direct entry into the semis. 

Sep 13, 2018, 15:53 PM IST

Priyanka Chopra thanks all for wishes, blessings

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who has solemnised her relationship with American pop singer Nick Jonas, has thanked everyone for all the well wishes and blessings.

Aug 19, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Indians offered cliched roles abroad: Priyanka Chopra

Chopra said that people from Asia, especially from India, are offered more cliched roles, which includes anything from a shopkeeper to the member of a big fat Punjabi family.

Aug 07, 2018, 06:45 AM IST

Mithali Raj picks Priyanka Chopra to play her in biopic

Priyanka will be seen in Salman Khan starrer 'Bharat'. 

Jul 09, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

People think I'm a serious guy: Omung Kumar

Art director and filmmaker Omung Kumar gave the audience and contestants of "Indias Best Dramebaaz" a dekko into his quirky side by doing a 'naagin' dance. He says people have a perception that he is a very serious person in real life.

Jul 07, 2018, 21:01 PM IST

Commonwealth games 2018: Mary Kom to be India's flagbearer at closing ceremony

The five-time Asian champion has claimed three gold medals in the last five months, starting with the Asian Championships in Vietnam.

Apr 15, 2018, 11:15 AM IST