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Boxers Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani bag gold at Olympic Test Event

Indian boxers Shiva Thapa and Pooja Rani on Thursday made the country proud as they bagged a gold medal each in their respective weight categories of 63 kg and 75 kg at the Olympic Test Event in Tokyo. 

Oct 31, 2019, 16:51 PM IST

Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani move to finals of Tokyo 2020 boxing test event

In the semi-finals, Shiva Thapa defeated Japan`s Daisuke Narimatsu in a split verdict. Pooja Rani beat Brazil`s Beatriz Soares in a unanimous decision. Rani had won a silver medal at the Asian Championships earlier this year.

Oct 30, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

Amit Panghal becomes 1st Indian boxer to reach World Championships final

Panghal defeated Saken Bibossinov of Kazakhstan 3-2 by split decision in thrilling semi-final clash of the men's 52 kg Flyweight category to book his place in the summit showdown. 

Sep 20, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

Shiva Thapa, Sarita Devi among 5 Indian boxers to reach Asian Championships quarters

Shiva was at his destructive best as he outpunched Kyrgyzstan's Seitbek Uulu 4-1 to march into the quarter-finals.

Apr 21, 2019, 20:05 PM IST

Shiva Thapa makes winning start in Asian Boxing Championships

The Assam pugilist will next take on Kyrgyzstan's Seitbek Uulu for a place in the quarter-finals on Sunday.

Apr 20, 2019, 19:19 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

Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin enter finals of Finland boxing tourney

Signing off with bronze medals after semifinal losses were Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and former youth world champion Sachin Siwach (52kg). 

Mar 10, 2019, 10:17 AM 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

Sonia Lather, Mandeep Jangra in final; Shiva Thapa takes bronze at Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Mongolia

World silver-medallist Sonia Lather (57kg) and Mandeep Jangra were among the finalists but Shiva Thapa (60kg) signed off with a bronze medal in a mixed first semifinal session for India at the Ulaanbaatar Cup boxing tournament in Mongolia Saturday.

Jun 23, 2018, 14:17 PM IST

Shiva Thapa, Gaurav Bhiduri out as Vikas Krishan makes cut in India's Commonwealth Games boxing squad

Three-time Asian medallist and 2015 world championship bronze-winner Shiva made way for national champion and India Open gold-medallist Manish Kaushik in the lightweight 60kg category.

Feb 28, 2018, 19:10 PM IST

India Open Boxing: Mary Kom in final, Shiva upstaged in semis

Mary Kom will face Philippine's Josie Gabuco, who sent second seed and local favourite Monika packing with a dominating performance.

Jan 31, 2018, 18:11 PM IST

India Open Boxing: Shiva Thapa, Sarita Devi enter semifinals

Most of the home favourites had a stellar day and look good to walk away with most of the medals.

Jan 30, 2018, 18:44 PM IST

Sumit Sangwan, Sarjubala Devi assured of medals, Shiva Thapa in India Open boxing quarters

Asian silver-medallist Sumit Sangwan (91kg) and world silver-medallist Sarjubala Devi (51kg) were among the four Indian boxers who assured themselves of medals after facile wins in the inaugural India Open tournament for men and women here on Monday.

Jan 29, 2018, 20:41 PM IST

A year of revival, Indian boxing finds its bearings again

From an unheralded Gaurav Bidhuri and the legendary MC Mary Kom to the well-established Shiva Thapa, and not to forget a bunch of teenaged women boxers – all of them scripted their little piece of history in a fairly successful 2017.

Dec 22, 2017, 15:57 PM IST

Visa issues force cancellation of Indian boxers' US training trip

The squad picked for the trip comprised those who participated at this year's World Championships in Hamburg, Germany.

Nov 26, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

National Boxing Championship: Shiva Thapa, Mandeep, Manoj Kumar storm into finals

India's top boxers Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar and Mandeep Jangra lived up to their billing and breezed into the finals of the second Elite Men's National Boxing Championship here at the Swarna Bharati Indoor Stadium on Sunday.

Oct 30, 2017, 12:01 PM IST

World Boxing Championship: Gaurav Bidhuri in quarters; unwell Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar bow out

Shiva, seeded fifth in the lightweight 60kg category, was to take on Georgia's Otar Eranosyan in his second-round bout after being given a first-round bye.

Aug 28, 2017, 22:32 PM IST

Indian boxers aim for bigger medal haul at World Championships

Placed joint 49th in the all-time medal count, India have a bronze each to show for from the 2009, 2011 and the 2015 World Championships.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:15 PM IST

Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar shine as India strike 5 golds at Czech boxing tourney

World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg), former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (69kg), Amit Phangal (52kg), Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) claimed gold medals after winning their respective summit clashes last night.

Jul 30, 2017, 11:43 AM IST

Shiva Thapa amongst four other Indian pugilists to enter semis of Czech boxing tourney

Shiva defeated local favourite Erik Huleiv in a unanimous verdict to enter the last-four stage last night.

Jul 27, 2017, 12:16 PM IST