World Boxing Championships

Tashkent to host 2023 AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships

The city of Tashkent is awarded the 2023 AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships after the successful bid presentation by the Boxing Federation of Uzbekistan. The AIBA Board of Directors voted in favor of the major event candidate city.

Apr 03, 2021, 00:06 AM IST

Vikas Krishan qualifiers for Olympic qualifiers after boxing return

The two-time Olympian recovered from a back injury after a short unbeaten stint in professional boxing in the run-up to the trials. He had earlier beaten Ashush Kulheria on Sunday.

Dec 30, 2019, 17:48 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

Early exit for Sarita Devi at World Boxing Championships

Former world champion Sarita Devi`s campaign came to an early end at the ongoing women`s World Boxing Championships here on Sunday after she was overpowered in the 60 kg category by Russia`s Natalia Shadrina in the Round of 32 bout.

Oct 06, 2019, 18:04 PM IST

Will not get satisfied unless I clinch gold at Olympics: Boxer Amit Panghal

On Saturday, Panghal settled for a silver medal in the World Boxing Championships as he lost the final match to Uzbekistan`s Shakhobidin Zoirov. 

Sep 23, 2019, 17:52 PM IST

World Boxing Championships: India's Amit Panghal loses in final, settles for silver

This is the first time that more than one Indian boxer finished on the podium at a single edition of the World Championships. 

Sep 21, 2019, 20:10 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

World Boxing Championships: India's Kavinder Singh Bisht, Sanjeet reach pre-quarterfinals

With the win, Bisht has now set up a clash against Arslan Khataev of Finland for a place in the quarter-final of the prestigious championship. 

Sep 16, 2019, 09:27 AM IST

World Boxing Championships: Amit Panghal among three Indians to get bye into pre-quarterfinals

Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) was among the three other Indian boxers who have received a bye into the pre-quarterfinals of the World Boxing Championships, which began on Monday. 

Sep 10, 2019, 15:41 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

Gaurav Bidhuri settles for bronze in World Boxing Championships

India thus ended the tournament with a bronze medal, equalling the performance of 2009 (Vijender Singh), 2011 (Vikas Krishan) and 2015 (Shiva Thapa).

Aug 31, 2017, 23:04 PM IST

Gaurav Bidhuri assures India of medal at World Boxing Championships

Besides Vikas, Vijender Singh (2009) and Shiva Thapa (2015) have been the country's other medallists at the marquee event of the sport. But they have all settled for bronze medals and it remains to be seen if Gaurav can better them on that.

Aug 29, 2017, 20:29 PM IST

Amit Phangal, Gaurav Bidhuri enter quarters of World Boxing Championships

Amit, a bronze-medallist from this year's Asian Championships, opened the proceedings for India and prevailed in a unanimous verdict at the Sporthalle.

Aug 28, 2017, 14:41 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

Asian Boxing Championships: Manoj, Satish qualify for World Championships

The top six boxers from each weight category in the Asian event qualified for the World Championships in Germany scheduled from August 25.

May 07, 2017, 20:51 PM IST