newsboxing2 days ago

Mary Kom, Sarita Devi enter semis of Strandja memorial boxing tournament

The experienced duo of Mary Kom and Sarita Devi have been assured of their third successive international medal after they entered the semifinals of the 69th Strandja memorial boxing tournament on Thursday. India is assured of six medals so far in the tournament courtesy of women boxers.
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newsboxing20 days ago

IOC has threatened AIBA to remove boxing from 2020 Tokyo Games

International Olympic Committee has threatened AIBA to remove boxing from the 2020 Tokyo Games due to its concerns over the functioning of the governing body and also a possible match-fixing at the 2016 Rio Games. Boxing has been contested in every Olympic games apart from 1912 Stockholm Games.
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newsboxing25 days ago

India Open Boxing : Mary Kom advances to final whereas Shiva loses in semis

Indian boxing stars enjoyed a mixed day at the ongoing India Open Boxing Tournament in New Delhi as Mary Kom advanced to the final in the 48 kg category. However, the biggest upset of the day was of Shiva Thapa who had to settle for a bronze medal after losing to Manish Kaushik in the semis.
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newsboxinga month ago

India Open boxing | Sumit Sangwan, Sarjubala Devi assured medals; Shiva Thapa reaches quarters

Sumit Sangwan, in 91 kg category, and Sarjubala Devi, in 51 kg category, ensured that India will win medals at the inaugural India Open boxing tournament. Shiva Thapa produced a brilliant performance against Dorji Wangdi in his opening clash to win the bout and book a place in the quarterfinals.
SportsCafe Desk
newsboxinga month ago

India Open Boxing | Mary Kom, Manoj Kumar make impressive start

Mary Kom started her campaign on a positive note by defeating fifth-seed Varsha Choudhary to enter into the quarter-final of the India Open Boxing in New Delhi. Along with other Indians, Manoj Kumar has also cleared his first hurdle in the form of Kenya's Kimathi Jacob in the welterweight division.
SportsCafe Desk
newsboxinga month ago

Sarjubala, Sonia and Sarita claim gold in National women’s Boxing Championship

Sarjubala Devi, along with Sarita Devi and Sonia Lather, have claimed gold in their respective categories at the National Women’s Boxing Championship in Rohtak. Railways Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) emerged as overall champions after ending the tournament by winning 5 gold and 2 bronze medals.
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newsboxinga month ago

Sarita Devi and Sonia Lather make their way to Finals of National Boxing Championship

Sarita Devi (60kg) and Asian silver-medallist Sonia Lather (57kg) have advanced to the finals after clinching commanding semi-final wins in the National Women's Boxing Championships in Rohtak on Thursday. However, Junior world Champion Nikhat Zareen (48kg) was knocked out of the tournament.
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newsboxinga month ago

Sarita Devi joins Manoj Kumar as a Boxers’ representative in the executive council

Laishram Sarita Devi has defeated Seema Punia to be elected as the Women Boxers’ Representative in BFIEC. The former Asian and world champion was voted in by 22 of the 31 team captains to beat her opponent Punia at the election conducted during the national championship in Rohtak.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Vijender Singh all set to defend both titles

Vijender Singh, the current WBO Asia Pacific and WBO Oriental Super Middleweight champion, will defend his titles in the Rajasthan Rumble on December 23 against Ernest Amuzu. Vijender has won all of his bouts in his pro boxing career and will be aiming to make it 10-0 with a win against Amuzu.
Press Release
newsboxing2 months ago

I will leave Vijender beaten and broken in front of his home crowd’: Ernest Amuzu

The war of words has already begun ahead of Vijender Singh's 10th fight against Ernest Amuzu on December 23rd. The African champion, who has been working 8-10 hours a day for the fight, has drawn the first blood by stating that he will leave Vijender Singh broken in front of his home crowd.
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