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Tag: Boxing

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Pakistani boxers go missing from Birmingham airport

The Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) is searching for the pugilists with the help of local authorities. Nazeer and Suleman's travel documents are still in possession of PBF, Samaa TV reported.

Thailand Open Boxing: Govind Sahani Strikes Gold For India
Thailand Open Boxing: Govind Sahani Strikes Gold For India

India's tally now stands at six medals including one gold, two silver and three bronze.

ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships 2022
Indian Boxers Punch To Gold At Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships 2022

Several Indian junior boxers, including Vini, Yakshika and Vidhi, put up brilliant performances to claim gold medals in their respective weight categories at the 2022 ASBC Asian Youth and Junior Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan. The Indian junior team finished their campaign in second position at the prestigious continental tournament bagging eight gold, seven silver and six bronze medals.

DSP Lovlina Reacts
Tokyo Olympics Medalist Lovlina Borgohain Reacts Following Appointment As Assam DSP

Tokyo Olympics Medalist Lovlina Borgohain Reacts Following Appointment As Assam DSP

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Lovlina Borgohain
Lovlina Ends With Bronze Medal At Olympics; Goes Down To Turkish Marauder Surmeneli In Semis

Borgohain goes home a history-maker as the 23-year-old has become only the third Indian boxer to ensure a podium finish at the showpiece after Vijender Singh (2008) and M C Mary Kom (2012).

Lovlina Assures Another Olympic Medal
Lovlina Assures India Of First Boxing Medal At Tokyo Olympics

The 23-year-old Assam boxer will square off against reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey, who hammered Anna Lysenko in her quarterfinal bout.

Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom Wins 2 Out Of 3 Rounds But Still Loses Bout, Bows Out Of Game
Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom Wins 2 Out Of 3 Rounds But Still Loses Bout, Bows Out Of Game

The 38-year-old, who is a multiple-time Asian champion and a bronze-winner from the 2012 London olympics, lost 2-3 to the Colombian, giving it her all in what would now be her final Olympic bout.

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Satish Kumar Sails Into Olympic Boxing Quarterfinals

Boxer Satish Kumar is through to the QFs of the +91kg event after beating Ricardo Brown of Jamaica.

Lovlina Borgohain
Lovlina Borgohain Makes QFs Of Olympic Boxing

Lovlina Borgohain is a two-time World and Asian Championships bronze-medallist.

Pooja Rani
Pooja Rani Strikes Gold At Asian Boxing Championships

Defending champion Pooja Rani (75kg) notched up a second successive gold with a comprehensive victory at the Asian Boxing Championships here on Sunday.

Mary Kom Won Silver
Mary Kom Signs Off With Silver Medal At Asian Boxing Championships

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) signed off with a silver medal in the Asian Boxing Championships after going down in an intense final against Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan here on Sunday.

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Asian Boxing Championship: 5 Indians Enter Gold Medal Round

Five Indian women, including six-time world champion MC Mary Kom, entered the gold medal round of the Asian Boxing Championship here. The national team has already won five bronze medals.

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India Assured Of Four More Medals At Asian Boxing Championships

Four Indian boxers, including three women, advanced to the semifinals with impressive victories as India's assured medal tally swelled to 12 in the Asian Championships here.

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India Assured Of Seven Medals At Asian Championships As Women Face Depleted Competition

A crucial test of preparations for Olympic-bound boxers, the Asian Championships get underway here on Monday with India already assured of podium finishes after seven women boxers entered the semifinals due to small size of their respective draws.

Vijender Singh To Return To Ring Next Month, Opponent Not Announced

New Delhi: Unbeaten Indian pro boxer Vijender Singh will return to the ring for the first time in over a year. While the bout is confirmed to be set to take place in India, its dates or Vijender’s opponent is yet to be revealed. This will be the 2008 Olympics bronze medallist’s 13th professional bout […]

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 […]

Olympic-bound Vikas, Simranjit enter final of Asian Qualifiers; Mary Kom, Amit end with bronze

Amman (Jordan): A resolute Vikas Krishan (69kg) and Simranjit Kaur (60kg) advanced to the finals with impressive victories but the legendary M C Mary Kom (51kg) and world number one Amit Panghal (52kg) signed off with bronze medals at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers here on Tuesday. Also ending with bronze medals were Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) […]

Mary Kom, Panghal Among 3 To Qualify For Olympics; India Dominates Boxing's Asian Qualifiers

Amman (Jordan): Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) and world number one Amit Panghal (52kg) were among three Indian boxers who secured Olympic berths by advancing to semifinals of the Asian Qualifiers here on Monday, taking the total number of the country’s Tokyo-bound pugilists to eight. Second-seeded Mary Kom notched up a comfortable […]

Mary Kom Beats Nikhat Zareen To Make It To Indian Team For Olympic Qualifiers

New Delhi: Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) defeated Nikhat Zareen in a split verdict trial bout to make the Indian team for next year’s Olympic qualifiers in China. In a bout which had very few clear punches, Mary Kom prevailed 9-1 to make the squad. In other results, two-time world silver-medallist Sonia […]

Shiva Thapa, Hussamuddin win gold at boxing nationals

Baddi (Himachal Pradesh): Services continued their domination and defended the national title while Shiva Thapa (63kg), Mohammad Hussamuddin (57kg) and P.L. Prasad (52kg) won gold in their respective categories on the concluding day of 4th Elite Men’s National Boxing Championships at the Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technology here on Thursday. Services won nine […]

Jamuna Boro Gives India Winning Start In Women's World Boxing Championships

Ulan-Ude (Russia): Jamuna Boro on Friday got India’s Women’s World Boxing Championships off to a good start by beating Mongolia’s Michidmaa Erdenedalai 5-0 in her 54 kg first round bout. Boro recovered from a slow start to take the bout by a unanimous decision. “I am happy that I was able to give us a […]

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 […]

Mary Kom, Simranjit win gold as Indian boxers grab nine medals in President's Cup

New Delhi: Six-time world champion Mary Kom (51kg) and 2018 World Championships bronze winner Simranjit Kaur (60kg) grabbed a gold each as Indian boxers finished their campaign at the 23rd President’s Cup in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia with nine medals on Sunday. The rich haul comprised seven gold and two silver. While the women had a […]

Indian medallists at world boxing c'ships will get direct entry into Olympic qualifiers

New Delhi: Indian boxers who win medals at the upcoming World Championships for men in Russia will get direct entry into the national squad for next year’s Olympic qualifiers, the sport’s High Performance Director Santiago Nieva told PTI on Thursday. The world championships in Russia no longer have Olympic qualifier status after the International Olympic […]

Indian Boxing
7 Indian boxers reach quarterfinals of Thailand Open

New Delhi: Asian Championships silver medallist Deepak (49kg) and bronze medallist Manisha Moun (57kg) put up flawless performances as a total of seven Indian boxers reached the quarterfinals of the Thailand Open international boxing meet in Bangkok on Monday. Joining Deepak and Manisha were Strandja Cup gold medallist Nikhat Zareen (51kg), Asian Championships silver medallist […]

Shiva Thapa Wins Gold At President's Cup Boxing Meet

Astana (Kazakhstan): Shiva Thapa on Saturday became the first gold medallist for India at the President’s Cup boxing meet after getting a walkover in the final here on Saturday. Four-time Asian medallist Thapa marked his debut in the 63-kg category and was slated to take on Kazakhstan’s Zakir Safiullin in the summit clash. However, his […]

Accident rules Neeraj out of bout against Amir Khan

New Delhi: Boxer Neeraj Goyat, who has met with a car accident, was on Wednesday ruled out of his key clash against Pakistani-origin British boxer Amir Khan at next month’s WBC Pearl World Championship bout in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. “We are very sad to inform that our star Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat, who was preparing […]

Indian boxers finish with six medals at Warsaw meet

New Delhi: Gaurav Solanki (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (60kg) delivered a gold medal each as Indian boxers collected a rich haul of two gold, one silver and three bronze to finish their campaign on a high at the XXXVI Feliks Stamm International Boxing Tournament in Warsaw on Saturday. The 22-year-old Solanki showed glimpses of the […]

2nd Junior boxing Nationals from Wednesday

Chandigarh: Over 750 boxers, including 300 in the womens section, will participate in the second BFI Junior National Championships, starting at the Chandigarh University, Mohali, from Wednesday. The event organised by the Punjab Boxing Association gives an opportunity to the young pugilists, representing 30 states in 13 weight categories, to come up through the ranks […]

Kohli, Chanu conferred Khel Ratna; Neeraj, Hima get Arjuna award

New Delhi: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and world champion weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu were conferred with the country’s highest sporting honour — Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award — by President Ram Nath Kovind at the annual National Sports Awards ceremony here on Tuesday. This year’s award ceremony was postponed to September 25 from the […]

Asiad 2018: Amit bags gold in men's boxing

Jakarta: Indian boxer Amit Panghal edged out reigning Olympic and continental champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in a bitterly fought final to win gold in the men’s light flyweight (49 kilogram) category at the 2018 Asian Games here on Saturday. The 22-year-old earned a split decision to earn India’s only boxing gold from this year’s […]

Asiad 2018: Boxers Amit, Vikas enter semis

Jakarta: Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Vikas Krishan notched up contrasting victories to enter the semi-finals of their respective weight categories at the 18th Asian Games here on Wednesday. Both of them thus ensured a spot on the podium for themselves as the losers in the last four stage are awarded bronze medals. In the […]

CWG 2018: Gold rush for India on penultimate day

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian athletes clinched as many as eight gold medals on the penultimate day of the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) being held in Gold Coast in Australia. India has 59 medals in total with 25 gold medals in the games so far. India has won 16 silver and 18 bronze medals till now […]

CWG 2018: Boxer Amit enters semis

Gold Coast (Australia): Indian boxer Amit Panghal entered the semi-finals of the men’s light flyweight (49 kilogram) category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Tuesday. Amit defeated Aqeel Ahmed of Scotland 4:1 in the quarter-finals. Amit has now ensured a medal for India as those in the last fourth stage are assured of […]

All-Indian undercard for Vijender's fight night announced

New Delhi: Former Commonwealth Championships medallists Amandeep Singh and Sunil Siwach will be among the competitors in the six all-Indian undercard bouts of Vijender Singh’s showdown against Ghana’s Ernest Amuzu on December 23 in Jaipur. The undefeated Vijender will take on Amuzu in a double title fight in which his WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental […]

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, […]

Sakshi, Nitu enters finals of Youth Boxing Worlds

Guwahati: Sakshi (bantam-weight) and Nitu (light-fly) storms into the finals of the AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships here on Saturday. Their victories mean India has as many as five finalists in this elite championships for the first time. The third Indian in the fray Anupama somehow fell short when she came up against Russia’s Anastasiia […]

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 […]

Mary Kom enters semi-finals of Asian women's Boxing meet

Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam): Indian boxer MC Mary Kom led the charge by assuring herself a medal at the Asian women’s Boxing Championships as three Indian boxers entered the semi-finals of the continental showpiece here on Saturday. Advancing to the medal round, along with Mary Kom, were Shiksha (54kg) and Priyanka Chaudhary (60kg). Mary […]

Nine-medal haul for Indian women pugilists; Soniya clinches gold

Istanbul: India’s young women pugilists returned with a rich haul of nine medals, including a gold medal, in the Ahmed Comert International Boxing Championship that ended here on Sunday. Soniya of Bhiwandi emerged the star of the contingent, clinching the gold medal after beating Zhazira Urakabeva from Kazakhstan 4-1 in the 48kg category. The Indian […]