newsboxing4 days 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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featureboxing16 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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newsboxing17 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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newsboxing17 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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newsboxing23 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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newsboxinga month ago

President’s Cup | Mary Kom, Simranjit Kaur win gold, Gaurav Bidhuri settles for silver

India ended the President’s Cup in Indonesia with the “Best Team” award with the women pugilists dominating the ring with a gold medal in every event on the final day. The men, however, faltered in few of the events as they only got two silvers alongside three gold medals from the five up for grab.
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newsboxinga month ago

Indian Boxing round-up | Mary Kom, Gaurav Bidhuri make President's Cup finals; Ashish Kumar bags gold in Thailand

MC Mary Kom and Gaurav Bidhuri made their way to the finals of the ongoing President's Cup in Indonesia after winning against Anh vo Thi Kim and Ogayre Junmilardo respectively. Meanwhile, Ashish Kumar has clinched his first international gold medal at Thailand Open International tournament.
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newsboxing3 months 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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reportboxing3 months 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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newsboxing3 months ago

India Open Boxing | First prove in the ring then speak out against me, Mary Kom tells Nikhat Zareen

MC Mary Kom has hit out at former World Junior Boxing Champion Nikhat Zareen whom the former beat in the 51kg semi-finals of the India Open on Thursday. The six-time World Amateur Boxing Champion had earlier defeated Zareen at the Strandja Memorial in Bulgaria by 4-1 in a split decision.
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