Mary Kom

Mary Kom thanks Delhi Police for celebrating her son's birthday

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) had in March qualified for the Olympic Games, which has now been rescheduled to July 23, 2021 to August 8, 2021.

May 15, 2020, 12:21 PM IST

Coronavirus: Mary Kom breaks quarantine protocol by attending breakfast hosted by President

Mary Kom, who had competed in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Amman, Jordan, had returned home March 13.

Mar 22, 2020, 09:48 AM IST

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal qualify for Tokyo Olympics

Second-seeded Mary Kom notched up a comfortable 5-0 win over Philippines' Irish Magno in her quarterfinal bout for a ticket to her second Olympic Games and top seed Amit Panghal edged out familiar foe Carlo Paalam of Philippines in a 4-1 split verdict to be assured of his maiden Olympic appearance.

Mar 09, 2020, 23:36 PM IST

Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, PV Sindhu awarded Padma Bhushan

Sindhu became the only Indian woman to win an Olympic silver when she reached the final of the women's singles event at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Jan 26, 2020, 09:57 AM IST

India is proud of both Mary Kom, Nikhat Zareen, tweets Kiren Rijiju

Mary, who is the only women boxer to have clinched eight World Championship medals, has made it to the Indian team for 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifiers.

Dec 30, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

Didn't like how Mary Kom behaved with me after bout: Nikhat Zareen

Six-time world champion Mary won the bout by a split decision with the final score being 9-1.

Dec 28, 2019, 17:45 PM IST

Mary Kom snubs Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands after bout

Mary Kom defeated Zareen 9-1 in the 51kg category of Women's Boxing Olympic qualifiers trials.

Dec 28, 2019, 16:47 PM IST

Women's Boxing Olympic trials: Mary Kom thrashes Nikhat Zareen in final

Indian star boxer Mary Kom thrashed fellow countrywoman Nikhat Zareen in the summit showdown of the 51-kg weight category event of the ongoing Women's Boxing Olympic trails at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday.

Dec 28, 2019, 14:54 PM IST

Day-Night Test: Bangladesh's maiden Test centurion Aminul Islam to miss felicitation

The CAB will also felicitate sports stars including Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra, tennis star Sania Mirza, world badminton champion P.V. Sindhu and six-time boxing world champion MC Mary Kom among others.

Nov 21, 2019, 12:46 PM IST

Women's World Boxing Championship: Kiren Rijiju felicitates medal winner

Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju on Saturday felicitated all the boxers who made the country proud by bagging medals at the recently-concluded Women's World Boxing Championships in Ulan-Ude, Russia.

Oct 19, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

Mary Kom caught in Olympic qualification row in India

The 36-year-old competition for Tokyo 2020 by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI).

Oct 18, 2019, 17:03 PM IST

World Boxing Championships: Manju Rani settles for silver in 48 kg category

Indian boxer Manju Rani on Sunday settled for a silver medal at the Women's World Boxing Championships after going down against Ekaterina Paltceva of Russia in the summit showdown of the 48 kg category in Ulan-Ude, Russia.

Oct 13, 2019, 15:27 PM IST

World Boxing Championships: India's Manju Rani enters final, Jamuna Boro settles for bronze

Manju, who is making her maiden appearance in the event, defeated Chuthamat by a 4-1 verdict in a thrilling semi-final bout of the tournament. 

Oct 12, 2019, 17:05 PM IST

World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom loses in 51 kg semi-final, settles for bronze

Kom, who had earlier scripted history by becoming the only women boxer to have clinched eight world championship medals, slumped to a 1-4 defeat against European champion Cakiroglu by split verdict.

Oct 12, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

World Boxing Championships: India's Jamuna Boro, Lovlina Borgohain reach semi-finals

Jamuna  Boro assured herself of maiden medal at the Championship by defeating Ursula Gottlob of Germany 4-1 in the quarter-final bout of the 54kg category event on Thurday. 

Oct 11, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

World Boxing Championships: India's Manju Rani reaches semi-final of 48kg category

Manju will now lock horns with the winner of another quarter-final bout between Bulgaria's Sevda Asenova and Thailand's Chuthamat Raksat.

Oct 10, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Mary Kom reaches 51kg semi-final, becomes 1st boxer to win 8th World Championships medal

Kom will now square off with Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey on Saturday for a place in the summit showdown of the tournament.


Oct 10, 2019, 12:16 PM IST

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