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Reports | BFI hints Mary Kom might not give trials for Olympics Qualifiers

The Boxing Federation of India might repeat what they did early this year concerning Mary Kom’s selection criteria in the Olympics qualifiers as well after president hinted at “no trial” for medal winners in World Championships. The rule has been similar for the men’s selection criteria as well.
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Women's World Boxing Ch’ships | Manju Rani gets beaten in final, settles for silver

The only Indian in the final of the Women’s World Boxing Championships Manju Rani was beaten in the final and had to settle for a silver medal. Rani lost the light flyweight (48kg) final against Russia’s Ekaterina Paltceva on Monday by a split verdict of 1-4 at Ulan-Ude in Russia.
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Women's World Boxing Ch’ships | Certainly unhappy with judging, says MC Mary Kom

MC Mary Kom has expressed her disappointment on the judges after she lost the semi-final bout of the Women’s World Boxing Championships to Busenaz Cakiroglu from Turkey. However, Mary Kom has also mentioned that she found the right balance for the 51 kg weight category in this event.
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newsboxing5 days ago

Women’s World Boxing Championships | Manju Rani enters final, Jamuna Boro and Lovlina Borgohain settle for bronze

Manju Rani entered the finals of the 48 kg category while Jamuna Boro (54 kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69 kg) settled for bronze medals at the Women's World Boxing Championship in Ulan-Ude, Russia. Rani stormed into the finals by defeating Thailand’s Chuthamat Raksat 4-1 in her semi-final bout.
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Women's World Boxing Ch’ships | MC Mary Kom settles for bronze after losing semi-final bout

MC Mary Kom had to be satisfied with a bronze medal as she lost her semi-final bout against Turkey’s Busenaz Cakiroglu in the 51kg weight category at the ongoing Women’s World Boxing Championships. After a dream run till the semi-finals, Mary Kom lost the semi-final by a split verdict.
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Women's World Boxing Ch’ships | Compared to last round, quarter-final was easy, says Mary Kom

After getting the better of Colombia’s Valencia Victoria at the Women’s World Championship quarterfinals on Thursday, MC Mary Kom has said that the quarter-final bout was easier than the pre-quarters for her. The 36-year-old Indian also stated that he had figured out her opponent early in the bout.
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Women's World Boxing Ch’ships | Mary Kom advances into semis, becomes best in tournament’s history

Ace Indian women boxer Mary Kom bested her previous record in the Women's World Boxing Championships on Thursday as she defeated Colombia's Valencia Victoria to enter the semi-finals. The win has secured Mary Kom her eighth medal in the world championships, which is an unprecedented feat.
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newsboxing9 days ago

Women's World Boxing C'ships | Manju Rani enters quarters, one win away from medal

India had a mixed day in the Women’s World Boxing Championships on Monday as while Manju Rani advanced into the round of 16 with a comprehensive win over Venezuela’s Tayonis Rojas 5-0, her compatriot Manju Bamboriya lost her bout. India’s biggest hope Mary Kom would start her campaign on Tuesday.
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newsboxing19 days ago

Mary Kom aims for seventh World Championship title to silence critics

Indian Boxing icon Mary Kom, who has been under criticism for certain events of late, is all set to claim a record seventh World Championship title. The 2012 London Olympics Bronze medallist admitted that she still had to answer the people who doubted her abilities after her marriage.
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newsboxing19 days ago

Five to six India boxers should qualify for Olympics, opines Santiago Nieva

India boxing team’s high-performance director Santiago Nieva has stated that he is seeing around five to six boxers qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics next year, if thought realistically. He also lamented the lack of infrastructure in India for boxing despite them being in an envious position.
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