World Boxing Championship

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

India's Duryodhan Singh makes winning start at World Boxing Championship

With the win, Negi has now set up a clash against sixth seed Zeyad Eashash of Jordan in the second round.

Sep 14, 2019, 12:01 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

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

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

In a historic move, India to host World Boxing Championship for the first time in 2021

India has never conducted the men's World Championship but has played host to the 2006 women's mega-event.

Jul 25, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Mary Kom hopes to be back in 2 months time

 Olympic medallist MC Mary Kom on Tuesday said she would take around two months time to recover from the hamstring injury, that has kept her out of the Women's World Boxing Championship at Jeju, South Korea, to be held from November 13 to 25.

Nov 11, 2014, 17:59 PM IST

I was wronged, hope Korea hosts better World Championship: Sarita

She has offered unconditional apology for an emotionally-charged protest at the Asian Games but Indian boxer L Sarita Devi on Friday hoped that her outburst would ensure better judging at next month's World Championship in Korea -- the country where she felt "wronged".

Oct 03, 2014, 17:00 PM IST

World Boxing C`ships: Vikash Malik enters 2nd round

Vikash Malik (60kg) notched up India`s first win at the ongoing World Boxing Championships as he beat Kyrgyzstan`s Meder Mamakeev to enter the second round of the mega-even here on Tuesday.

Oct 15, 2013, 16:36 PM IST

World Boxing Championships: Madan goes down in 1st round

India`s campaign at the World Boxing Championships got off to a disappointing start as Madan Lal (52kg) went down in the first round itself here on Monday.

Oct 14, 2013, 15:35 PM IST

The momentum is certainly lost: Vijender on Indian boxing

"The momentum is certainly lost and an opportunity seems to have been missed", said the poster boy of Indian boxing Vijender Singh as he lamented the sport`s rather poor growth despite the euphoria that was generated by his historic bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics.

Oct 11, 2013, 14:58 PM IST

Vijender Singh back from leave, to participate in trials tomorrow

Brushing aside speculations about his availability for the upcoming World Championship trials, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Monday returned to Patiala from a short leave.

Aug 26, 2013, 11:03 AM IST

Vijender to debut in 81kg category in World C`ship next year

The London Olympics disappointment behind him, Indian boxing star Vijender Singh is all set to pack a heavier punch from next year when he goes up a division to light heavyweight (81kg) for the World Championships.

Oct 10, 2012, 13:36 PM IST

Mary Kom loses in quarters, Olympic berth in fate`s hands

Indian woman boxer M C Mary Kom`s Olympic ticket will be decided by fate now after she lost in the quarterfinals to world number two Nicola Adams in the World Championships on Wednesday.

May 16, 2012, 19:53 PM IST

‘Magnificent Mary’ wins World Boxing Championship

MC Mary Kom defeated Steluta Duta of Romania in the 48kg weight category final.

Sep 19, 2010, 00:34 AM IST

‘Magnificent Mary’ wins World Boxing Championship

MC Mary Kom defeated Steluta Duta of Romania in the 48kg weight category final.

Sep 19, 2010, 00:34 AM IST

Cricket is a lazy game: Vijender Singh

The cricketers have only one World Cup to boast of but we have the Olympic medals, says the world No 1 boxer from Haryana.

Oct 04, 2009, 00:39 AM IST

Cricket is a lazy game: Vijender Singh

The cricketers have only one World Cup to boast of but we have the Olympic medals, says the world No 1 boxer from Haryana.

Oct 04, 2009, 00:39 AM IST

Vijender signs historic multi-crore deal with Percept

Indian boxer Vijender Singh made history when he signed a multi-crore sponsorship deal with Percept Sports Magazine Company on Friday.

Sep 11, 2009, 17:52 PM IST

Vijender signs historic multi-crore deal with Percept

Indian boxer Vijender Singh made history when he signed a multi-crore sponsorship deal with Percept Sports Magazine Company on Friday.

Sep 11, 2009, 17:52 PM IST