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Tag: Bfi

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 […]

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Don't want award for myself, but please honour my coach: Amit Panghal

New Delhi: Ignored for the Arjuna award due to an “inadvertent” doping violation in 2012, trailblazing Indian boxing ace Amit Panghal (52kg) said he does not care for personal honours but pleaded for a Dronacharya award for his formative coach Anil Dhankar. Panghal became the first Indian boxer to claim a silver medal at the […]

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Sub-Junior National Basketball Championship Begins In Cuttack

Cuttack: The 46th Sub-Junior (U-13) National Basketball Championship kicked off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Cuttack on Tuesday. As many as 25 boys teams and 24 girls teams are taking part in the seven-day-long tournament which will conclude on September 9. The Championship played on a league-cum-knock out format has been hosted by […]

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BFI Should Do Away With Selection Trials: Mary Kom

New Delhi: Veteran boxer Mary Kom on Wednesday indicated that the system of boxers having to go through trials ahead of big tournaments needs to be relooked at. 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 […]

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Indian Boxing League to be launched soon

New Delhi: The franchise-based league for Indian boxers that has been in the works since 2017 will finally the see the light of the day tentatively in July-August this year, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) announced Tuesday. The BFI had floated a tender for the commercial and organising rights for the pro-style league in […]

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Boxers given warm send-off for Asiad

New Delhi: The 10-member boxing squad along with its support staff were given a warm send-off by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) here on Tuesday. The dignitaries present on the occasion included DG Sports Authority of India (SAI) Neelam Kapoor, BFI President Ajay Singh, Cdr. Rajgopalan, CO, TOPS and India’s team manager and veteran […]

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