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Manju Rani settles for silver at World Boxing Championships

Ulan-Ude: Manju Rani (48 kg) settled for a silver as she went down by a scoreline of 1-4 to Russia’s Ekaterina Paltceva in the summit clash of the World Boxing Championships 2019, here on Sunday. The judges points went in favour of the Russian pugilist as it read 29-28, 29-28, 29-28, 28-29, 29-28. With Manju’s […]

Mary Kom settles for bronze in World Championships

Ulan-Ude (Russia): Six-time champion MC Mary Kom will have to settle for a bronze medal in the ongoing Women’s World Boxing Championships after losing her semi-final bout of the 51-kg flyweight category to second-seed Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in a split 1:4 verdict on Saturday. In a fiercely contested bout, third-seed Mary Kom delivered timely […]

After Mary Kom, Manju Rani assures another medal at Worlds

Ulan-Ude (Russia): Manju Rani on Thursday assured India of their second medal at the ongoing World Boxing Championships after stunning top seed Kim Hyang Mi of North Korea to make it to the semi-finals in 48kg division. Sixth-seeded Manju, playing her first World Championships, defeated Kim by a 4-1 verdict in their last-eight match. Kim […]

Boxing World C'ships: Manju Rani through, Manju Bamboriya out

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 […]

Sarita Devi knocked out boxing World Championships

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 […]

Panghal loses to Zoirov in final of World C'ships, bags silver

Ekaterinburg (Russia): Uzbekistan’s Shakhobidin Zoirov beat India’s Amit Panghal 5:0 by unanimous decision in the final of the 52-kg category of the World Championships on Saturday. Panghal had to be satisfied with a silver for what was undoubtedly an impressive show at the Worlds. The first round did see Zoirov have the upperhand for a […]

Panghal, Kaushik Assure India Of Medals At Boxing Worlds

Yekaterinburg (Russia): India’s Manish Kaushik (63kg) and Amit Panghal (52kg) on Wednesday reached the semi-finals in their respective weight categories and thus assured themselves of a medal each at the ongoing men’s World Boxing Championships in Yekaterinburg, Russia. India have won only four medals in the history of the Worlds thus far and this will […]

Amit Panghal seeded 2nd, gets bye along with three others at World Boxing C'ships

Ekaterinburg (Russia): Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) was seeded second and got a bye into the pre-quarterfinals along with three others as Indian boxers aimed for a medal haul of more than a bronze in the men’s World Boxing Championships, starting here on Monday. Amit was joined in the last-16 by Asian silver-winning duo of […]

Sonia, Pinki, Simranjeet in quarters; Saweety knocked out of boxing Worlds

New Delhi: The giant-killing Sonia and experienced Pinki Jingra along with Simranjeet Kaur entered the quarter-finals of their respective weight categories in the 10th AIBA women’s World Boxing Championships at the KD Jhadav Hall here on Monday. The three Indians joined the five other Indians — M.C. Mary Kom, Manisha Moun, Lovlina Borgohain, Bhagbati Kachari and […]

Amit, Gaurav give India winning start at World Boxing Championships

Hamburg:  Amit Phangal and Gaurav Bidhuri gave India a good start by advancing to the pre-quarterfinals of their respective weight categories at the 19th World Boxing Championships here. Amit got the better of Italy’s Federico Serra in a split verdict to enter the second round of the men’s 49 kg category on Friday night. Gaurav […]