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Indian Boxing
New Delhi loses hosting rights for 2021 boxing World Championships

New Delhi: New Delhi on Tuesday lost hosting rights for the 2021 men’s boxing World Championships after the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) failed to pay the host fee. The International Boxing Association (AIBA) said that additionally, the BFI will now have to pay a cancellation fee of $500. “After New Delhi didn’t fulfill its […]

India wins 5 gold medals at Youth Women Boxing Worlds

Guwahati: India topped the medals’ tally after winning five gold medals on the final day of the AIBA World Women’s Youth Boxing Championships here on Sunday. Nitu, Jyoti, Sakshi, Shashi Chopra and Ankushita Boro clinched the yellow metals. India earlier had also won two bronze medals. It was the biggest medal haul in the championship, […]

GlovesUp programme launched to produce top quality boxers: AIBA

Guwahati: The International Boxing Federation (AIBA) launched its ‘GlovesUp’ famed legacy programme aiming to produce a new generation of world-class boxers in the years to come on Wednesday. A joint collaboration between the AIBA, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) and the Government of Assam, GlovesUp India started with a three-day camp at the Sports […]

Three Indian boxers in top-10 of AIBA rankings

New Delhi: World Championship bronze- medallist Gaurav Bidhuri attained a career-high 11th position but Vikas Krishan was the best-placed Indian at seventh in the latest rankings of the International Boxing Association (AIBA). Updated after the 19th edition of the World Championship in Hamburg earlier this month, the new rankings feature three Indians in the top-10. […]

AIBA chief to visit India

Hamburg: International Boxing Association (AIBA) President Ching Kuo Wo has promised to witness the Women’s Youth World Boxing Championship to be held in Guwahati in November. “This is a huge boost for us. This shows that the world fraternity has accepted us back into the fold. We can only go higher from here,” BFI President […]

Boxers pack a punch but administrative mess continues in 2014

Inside the ring, the men and women who mattered gave their blood, sweat and tears to conquer adversity with elan but outside, sparring for power continued to cast a shadow on Indian boxing in a year which was sparkling in parts but also blighted by some unsavoury controversies

World body AIBA bans boxer Sarita for one year

Boxer Sarita Devi, who had refused to accept her Asian Games bronze medal, was on Wednesday banned for one year by the world body AIBA, putting an end to the prolonged suspense over her fate following the controversial protest