newsboxing14 hours ago

Neeraj Goyat pulls out of fight against Amir Khan after fatal accident

After being hospitalised following a road accident, Indian pro-boxer Neeraj Goyat has now been ruled out of the WBC Pearl World Championship bout against Amir Khan, scheduled for July 12. The organisers are now looking for a replacement of the Indian boxer for the fight against Amir.
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newsboxing7 days ago

IOC adds two more weight categories in women boxing for Tokyo Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the addition of two more weight categories for the women boxers in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics to be held in 2020. The Olympic Committee is itself going to organise the boxing events in Tokyo Olympics after the controversy with the AIBA.
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reportboxing13 days ago

Services become Best Team in Youth Boxing Nationals, Haryana finish second

Services collected a total of 69 points at the ongoing Third Youth Boxing Nationals and were declared as the Best Team at the competition. Services bagged nine gold and one bronze medal in the competition while with five gold medals and 46 points while Haryana topped in the girls’ category.
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reportboxing14 days ago

Services’ boxers dominate proceedings in semi-finals of Youth Nationals

As many as nine Services’ boxers have made it to the finals of the ongoing Third Youth Boxing Nationals being held at Rudrapur in Uttarakhand on Wednesday. The pugilists from Rajasthan had a great day in the ring and five of them managed to get an entry in the final round of the tournament.
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reportboxing15 days ago

Services' boxers continue to shine in Youth Nationals

As many as four boxers from Services, including world youth bronze medallist Bhavesh Kattimani, have qualified for the semi-finals of the Youth Nationals in Uttarakhand. Three boxers from Haryana, two from UP and one each from MP, Chandigarh and Assam have also made it to the last four round.
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newsboxing18 days ago

Manoj Kumar returns to national camp after returning from groin injury

31-year-old boxer Manoj Kumar, who has three Commonwealth Games medals and a bronze medal in the Asian Championships in the 69kg category, has rejoined the national camp in Patiala. This comes after a rift with the Sports Authority of India who were indifferent to Kumar’s injury expenses in Mumbai.
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newsboxing20 days ago

I want to retire after 2020, reveals MC Mary Kom

India’s star female boxer MC Mary Kom has revealed that she wants to hang up her boots after the Tokyo Olympics which will be held next year. Mary Kom has also stated that her mission now is to win a gold medal for the country in the next Olympics in Japan’s capital city Tokyo next year.
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newsboxinga month ago

Tried to fight Vijender Singh, but he is scared of me, says Amir Khan

Star Pakistan origin boxer Amir Khan has claimed that Vijender Singh is scared to face him as a fight didn’t take place even after Amir expressed his desire numerous times. The 32-year-old two-time World Champion would be facing India’s Neeraj Goyat in a Super Boxing League exhibition.
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newsboxinga month ago

India Open Boxing | Winning gold medal in front of family was special, says Jamuna Boro

Jamuna Boro, who clinched the gold in the women’s 54kg category at the India Open, revealed that she was thrilled that her family was able to witness such an important milestone in her career. Boro’s mother, a vegetable vendor, traveled almost 130 km from Dhekiajuli to Guwahati to see her daughter.
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reportboxinga month ago

India Open Boxing | MC Mary Kom, Sarita Devi and Amit Panghal clinch gold on final day

Mary Kom (51kg), Sarita Devi (60kg) and Amit Panghal (52kg) all bagged gold medals in their respective weight categories on the final day of the India Open Boxing tournament on Friday. Overall, India won a total of 12 gold medals from a possible 18 that were up for grabs at the international event.
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