newsboxing9 hours ago

Mary Kom to be AIBA representative at IOC athletes' forum

Olympic bronze-medallist MC Mary Kom has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes' Forum, scheduled to be hosted in November. The 33-year-old will attend the 8th IOC Athletes' Forum in Lausanne from November 11 to 13.
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newsboxing9 days ago

Boxing coach Stephane Cottalorda steps down after salary delay

Stephane Cottalorda, the first foreign coach for Indian women boxers, has resigned after his wages for August were delayed. Cottalorda, who has been in charge for one month, has sent an email to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) and mentioned his disappointment over lack of professionalism.
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newsboxing23 days ago

World Boxing Championship| Gaurav Bidhuri’s remarkable run ends against Duke Ragan

Gaurav Bidhuri’s inspiring streak at the World championships ended in the semi final against America’s Duke Ragan as the Delhi boy lost in the bantamweight category (56kg) by a unanimous 0-5 decision. The bronze makes Bidhuri only the fourth Indian pugilist to win a medal at the championships.
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newsboxinga month ago

World Boxing Championship | Amit Phangal and Gaurav Bhiduri get India off to a victorious start

Amit Phangal(49kg) and Gaurav Bhiduri(56kg) defeated Federico Serra and Sam Goodman respectively to advance to the second round on day 1 in Hamburg. Amit will next face seventh seed Carlos Quipo of Ecuador while Gaurav will take on sixth seed Mauritius' Jean-Jordy Vadamootoo on Saturday.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Vijender Singh dedicates his win over Zulpikar Maimaitiali to India-China friendship

Vijender Singh has dedicated his hard-fought win over Zulpikar Maimaitia to friendship between India and China. The 31-year-old Indian also added that he is willing to give back his newly acquired WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title in exchange for peace at the India-China border.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Battleground Asia | Vijender Singh defeats Zulpikar Maimaitiali to become double-title holder

Vijender Singh managed to get the better of Zulpikar Maimaitiali 96-93, 95-94, 95-94 in a fiercely contested bout at the Sardar Patel Indoor Stadium in Mumbai. The win saw the 31-year-old Indian extend his unbeaten record a pro boxer to 9-0 in front of a packed house at in Mumbai.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Zulpikar Maimaitiali trains in Mumbai for the first time ahead of ‘Battleground Asia’

WBO Oriental Super Middleweight Champion Zulpikar Maimaitiali, arrived in Mumbai late on Wednesday evening and had his first training session in India today, with the media looking on at the Sea Princess Gym in Mumbai. Maimaitiali takes on Vijender Singh on Saturday.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Vijender Singh on his opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali : I don’t think he’ll be a challenge

Vijender Singh has branded his Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali as inexperienced and error prone and stated that he wouldn’t be a tough challenge for him. The Indian professional boxer also expressed that the ongoing Indo-China standoff increases his responsibility going into the game.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar clinch Gold at Czech Boxing Tournament

Asian Games silver-medalist Shiva Thapa and Commonwealth Games gold-medalist Manoj Kumar won gold after winning their respective bouts in the 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem boxing tournament in the Czech Republic. In total, India claimed five golds, two silvers and one bronze at the event.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Shiva Thapa and three other boxers enter semifinals of Czech boxing tournament

Indian boxing sensation Shiva Thapa has assured himself of winning at least a bronze medal at the ongoing Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem boxing tournament in the Czech Republic. Thapa entered the semifinals, while other three Indians were also given assurance of bronze medals after getting byes.
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