MC Mary Kom

Asian Boxing Championships: Pooja strikes gold, silver for 3 others as India women bag 10 medals

The Olympic-bound Pooja (75 kg), who was competing in her first bout of the tournament after getting a bye and a walkover earlier, dismantled Mavluda Movlonova of Uzbekistan with a clinical performance.

May 31, 2021, 06:26 AM IST

Boxing: Amit Panghal, Vikas Krishan in semis, India assured of 15 medals at Asian Championships

Amit Panghal secured a second successive medal after overcoming a stiff challenge from Mongolia’s Kharkhuu Enkhmandakh in the last-eight stage, while Varinder defeated Filipino Jere Samuel Dela Cruz 5-0. Vikas Krishan then pulled off a hard-fought 4-1 triumph over Iran’s Moslem Maghsoudi Mal Amir as India surpassed its previous best medal haul of 13 that was achieved in the 2019 edition.

May 27, 2021, 10:41 AM IST

That incident made me stronger: Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen on MC Mary Kom controversy

During the 51kg final bout of the womens boxing trials for Olympics 2020 qualifiers, Mary had defeated Nikhat by a split decision with the final score being 9-1.


Nov 19, 2020, 20:37 PM IST

Mary Kom says it's performance which creates legacy, not manipulation and politics

Indian boxing icon Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom pulled no punches as she lambasted critics and challengers after securing her second Olympic appearance, saying those who bring politics into sports should remember that it's the performance that creates a legacy, not big statements.

Mar 11, 2020, 12:58 PM IST

Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa in Indian men's boxing team for Asian Championships

The Asian Championships are scheduled to be held in the Thai capital of Bangkok from April 19 to 28.

Mar 20, 2019, 15:52 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

Maiden simultaneous competitions for men, women in Asian Boxing Championship

India won two silver, an equal number of bronze medals in the 2017 men's edition and one gold in the women's edition.

Feb 13, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Women's Boxing World Championships: Mary Kom beats North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi to reach 48kg category final

Mary Kom beat her North Korean opponent Kim Hyang Mi in the semifinals.

Nov 22, 2018, 17:13 PM IST

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018: Athletes blocked from Closing Ceremony broadcast, organisers apologise

The organisers' decision to have athletes enter the Carrara Stadium before the ceremony began meant television viewers saw little of the people the closing was meant to celebrate.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:09 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails India's success at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Indian contingent's success in the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) made every Indian proud and hoped it would motivate the young to pursue sports as well as create awareness on the importance of fitness.

Apr 15, 2018, 19:04 PM IST

Gold Coast bids memorable farewell to CWG 2018 athletes

If the opening was about history and traditions, the signing off was all about celebration as Gold Coast threw a big party to mark the end of the 21st Commonwealth Games with the legendary boxer MC Mary Kom carrying the flag for India at the closing ceremony.

Apr 15, 2018, 18:21 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018 Closing Ceremony Live updates, Gold Coast

Mary Kom led the Indian contingent holding the tricolour. India finished third on the medals tally with 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze. 

Apr 15, 2018, 15:39 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's medal winners on Day 10

India had a field day on Day 10 of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast on Saturday, winning 17 medals in all - their biggest haul in a day so far at the event. 

Apr 14, 2018, 18:32 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's schedule on Day 7 in Gold Coast

Following is India's schedule on Day 7 of competitions at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.

Apr 10, 2018, 21:06 PM IST

MC Mary Kom needs one win to clinch medal on CWG debut

The celebrated MC Mary Kom needs to win just one bout to secure herself a medal, while Vikas Krishan got a bye into the men's pre-quarterfinals as Indian boxers were handed reasonably good draws in the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

Apr 03, 2018, 19:59 PM IST

MC Mary Kom, Seema Poonia settle for silver at Strandja Memorial boxing in Bulgaria

Five-time world champion M C Mary Kom had to be content with a silver medal after going down in the final of the 69th Strandja Memorial boxing tournament for men and women on Sunday.

Feb 25, 2018, 20:09 PM IST