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Vikash Krishan leaves pro-boxing to represent India in Tokyo Olympics

Nine months after he had turned pro, Commonwealth Games champion Vikash Krishan has returned to India aiming to find a place in Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics. It was in 2016 that AIBA had changed rules making pro boxers eligible to qualify in Olympics through WSB and APB tournaments.
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newsboxing20 hours ago

Mary Kim questions boxing trials process practiced by BFI

Mary Kom has suggested that Boxing Federation of India (BFI) should do away with boxing trials for international tournaments, especially in the case of proven performers. Mary and Nikhat Zareen were part of a very public spat where the latter accused BFI of favouring the six-time world champion.
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newsboxinga day ago

Alfiya Khan Pathan continues to impress, wins bronze in Serbia

Nagpur’s Alfiya Khan Pathan continued to be a good find on the Indian boxing circuit as she clinched a bronze medal in the ongoing 3rd Nations Cup International Boxing Championship in Vrbas, Serbia, on Sunday night. India finished the tournament with four gold, four silver, and four bronze medals.
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newsboxing3 days ago

Junior women's boxers bag four gold medals in Serbia

India bagged a total of 12 medals at the recently concluded third Nation's Cup which was held in Serbia. Tamanna (48kg), Ambeshori Devi (57kg), Preeti Dahiya (60kg), and Priyanka (66kg) secured gold medals as India won four silver and four bronze medals to claim the runners-up trophy.
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featureboxing13 days ago

The chink in God's armour

“If you could make God bleed, people would cease to believe in Him.” A bleeding Ivan Vanko had uttered these words, as he was taken away by the police, after showing the whole world that he could beat Tony Stark. While he stated them in celestial proportions, the humane realm isn’t different.
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newsboxing14 days ago

Mary Kom is our strongest bet in 51kg category, claims BFI chairman of selectors

The chairman of selectors for Boxing Federation of India - Rajesh Bhandari - reckons that MC Mary Kom is India's best shot at a medal in the 51kg category. Nikhat Zareen had lashed out at BFI officials who overlooked her in favour of Mary for the upcoming women's Boxing World Championships.
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newsboxing15 days ago

Mary Kom, Lovlina Borgohain included in Indian Boxing World Championship squad

Mary Kom and Lovlina Borgohain have been named in India's squad for the upcoming women’s world boxing championships. Former junior world champion Nikhat Zareen, who competes with Kom in the 51kg category, has criticized this decision by writing a letter to Boxing Federation of India (BFI).
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newsboxing18 days ago

Magomed Salam Umakhanov Memorial | India win two gold, one silver and three bronze medals

India finished the Magomed Salam Umakhanov Memorial at the sixth place with Lovlina Borgohain and Neeraj winning gold medals and Gaurav Solanki clinching a silver in Russia. Apart from them, Pooja Rani, Govind Sahani, and Jony had to settle for bronze medals in their respective categories.
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newsboxing21 days ago

Feel proud that the country expects gold from me but it isn’t so easy, states Mary Kom

Mary Kom has stated that she is honoured to be placed in high regard by her countrymen and will do her best to fulfill their ambition but doing so it is not as easy as it seems from the outside. She further talked about the qualifications process and how she has adapted to the change in weights.
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newsboxing21 days ago

Boxing | Four Indian male and female boxers advance in Kaspiysk

Indian women boxers continued their good vein of form as four of them booked their place in the penultimate round of a tournament in Kaspiysk with good chances of bringing home a medal. Meanwhile, four of their male compatriots reached the last-eight stage in what has been a successful outing.
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