The 21-year-old Akash, who is a reigning national champion, prevailed 5-0 in a fabulous performance during which his punching and showmanship were simply outstanding.
India protested against the RSC loss of Lakshya Chahar (86kg) on Wednesday evening but it was rejected by the tournament jury.
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 […]
Ulan-Ude (Russia): Manju Rani (48kg) on Monday advanced to the quarter-finals of the ongoing women’s World Boxing Championships here. Manju Bomboriya (64kg), on the other hand, lost to Italian fourth seed Angela Carini via split verdict of 4-1 in her first round match. Sixth seed Rani, who got a bye in the first round, beat […]
Ulan-Ude (Russia): Former world champion Sarita Devi (60kg) and Nandini (81kg) were both knocked out of the ongoing women’s World Boxing Championships in their first round bouts. Sarita and Nandini lost by unanimous decisions to their Russian and German opponents, respectively, in what has been a disappointing day for Indian boxers in Ulan-Ude, Russia. Twenty-year-old […]
Ulan-Ude (Russia): 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. Fourth seed Sarita got off to a strong start but Shadrina, who is […]
New Delhi: Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom and Lovlina Borgohain have been selected for the upcoming women’s world boxing championships based on their recent performances, a decision that has been lambasted by former junior world champion Nikhat Zareen. The 36-year-old Mary Kom, who has already claimed two gold medals this year (India Open […]
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 […]