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Mohammed Hussamuddin, Madan Lal and Narender reach semi-finals of Chemistry Cup

Mohammed Hussamuddin, Madan Lal, and Narender were the three Indian boxers who made it to the semi-finals and have assured themselves a bronze at least in the Chemistry Cup in Halle, Germany. Other Indian boxers, Manoj Kumar and Manish Panwar were knocked out in the quarter-finals of the tournament.
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Amit Panghal, Gaurav Solanki enters semi-finals; assure medals at German boxing tournament

Commonwealth silver medallist Amit Panghal and gold medallist Gaurav Solanki have assured India of medals as they managed to reach the semi-finals at the Chemistry Cup boxing tournament in Germany. Manish Kaushik, Naman Tanwar and Ankush Dahiya bowed out of the tournament after opening round losses.
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Shiva Thapa and Salman Sheikh pave their way into quarter-finals of Ulaanbaatar Cup

Indian Boxers Shiva Thapa and Salman Sheikh have showcased their talent to qualify themselves in the quarter-final rounds of the Ulaanbaatar Cup. Their comprehensive wins in the tournament in Mongolia on Wednesday has established them as the prime contenders to win in the quarter-finals.
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newsboxing14 days ago

Paying 33% of the income to Haryana government helped Vijender Singh get the permission to turn pro

Vijender Singh, who won a bronze medal in 2008 Olympic Games, was the first sportsperson who had a job in Haryana government and was seeking permission to turn pro in 2015. A new policy to pay 33 percent of the income earned by the sportsperson was framed by the government after Vijender’s case.
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newsboxing16 days ago

Sachin Siwach, Devanshu Jaiswal make it to the quarter-finals of President’s Cup

Indian boxing duo of Sachin Siwach (49kg) and Devanshu Jaiswal (81kg) reached the quarter-finals of their respective categories in the President’s Cup in Kazakhstan. Siwach edged past local favorite O Bayniyazov 3-2 in his match while Jaiswal defeated Belarus’ Pavel Brazovskiy to progress further.
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newsboxing23 days ago

Mary Kom to skip Asian Games to focus on World Championships

Mary Kom, who won gold at previous Asian games, has withdrawn from this year’s Asian Games at Jakarta to prepare for the World Championship later this year. Women team coach, Raffaele Bergamasco, believes it would not be in her best interest to go up from 48kg to 51kg category at this stage.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Indian boxers Sumit Sangwan and Nikhat Zareen reach finals of Belgrade International boxing

Sumit Sangwan and woman boxer Nikhat Zareen managed to punch their way into the finals of the Belgrade International boxing tournament in the men’s 91 kg and the women’s 51 kg category respectively. Eight other Indian boxers reached the finals while five others settled for bronze in Serbia.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Five Indian women boxers qualify for semis in Asian Youth Championships

Five Indian women boxers have been assured of a medal at the Asian Youth Championship as they qualified for the semi-finals of their respective events. However, in a massive blow to India’s medal hopes, Sakshi Choudhary lost her bout against Thailand's Panpatchara Somnuek.
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newsboxing2 months ago

We could have won more medals at CWG, says Vikas Krishnan

The gold medal winner at the Commonwealth games, Vikas Krishnan, was high on praises for the Indian boxing squad but felt that they could have added more medals to their tally. He asserted that the boxing squad will improve their medal tally in the Asian games to be played later this year.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Indian boxers’ training in US cancelled again due to visa problems

Indian national boxers’ training in the USA doesn’t seem to be happening, owing to their visa applications, which has been rejected for the second time now. This would have been the first training camp in the United States for Indian boxers, who mostly had their training camps in Europe and Cuba.
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