newsboxing4 months ago

Asian Games | We are going in with a good frame of mind, says Santiago Nieva

Boxing Federation of India's (BFI) chief executive Santiago Nieva believes that the Indian boxing squad will be heading to the Asian Games with a good frame of mind after their vigorous training. Earlier this year, Indian boxers had accounted for nine medals in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
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newsboxing5 months ago

Motivated for Asian Games, Shiva Thapa reappears as an improved version

After clearing the trials for the 60 kg lightweight category, Shiva Thapa has secured himself a place in the Indian boxing team for the Asian Games with an improved technique. According to him, even the CWG miss couldn't deviate him from the path of reviving his position in the boxing arena.
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newsboxing5 months ago

Asian Games 2018 | Shiva Thapa and Sarjubala Devi secure spot in Asian Games squad

Indian boxing duo of Shiva Thapa (60kg) and Sarjubala Devi(51kg) have made it to the Indian boxing squad to travel to Indonesia for the upcoming edition of the Asian Games which begins in August. Devi made the squad after an injury to legendary boxer Mary Kom ruled the latter out of the tournament.
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newsboxing6 months ago

Sonia Lather, Mandeep Jangra in final of Mongolian Boxing Tourney; Shiva Thapa settles for bronze

Shiva Thapa settled for bronze as he went down in semi-finals to Battumur Misheelt while Sonia Lather and Mandeep Jangra will fight for gold in Ulaanbaatar Cup. Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Himanshu Sharma (49kg), and Muhammed Etash Khan (56kg) will also feature in the gold medal bout on Sunday.
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newsboxing6 months ago

Shiva Thapa and Salman Sheikh pave their way into quarter-finals of Ulaanbaatar Cup

Indian Boxers Shiva Thapa and Salman Sheikh have showcased their talent to qualify themselves in the quarter-final rounds of the Ulaanbaatar Cup. Their comprehensive wins in the tournament in Mongolia on Wednesday has established them as the prime contenders to win in the quarter-finals.
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newsboxing9 months ago

Former boxers questions selection policy for Commonwealth Games

Vijender Singh and Commonwealth bronze medallist Jitender Kumar have questioned the Boxing Federation of India’s (BFI) decision to use the points system as the criteria for selection for the 2018 CWG. BFI have moved away from the conventional trials method that is used all around the world.
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newsboxing9 months ago

Bidhuri, Shiva Thapa excluded from CWG squad as Mary Kom, Vikas Krishan get the nod

In quite a surprising move, both World Championship medalists Gaurav Bidhuri and Shiva Thapa were omitted from the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games without the conventional trials. However, Mary Kom and L Sarita Devi were expectantly selected in the 48kg and 60kg categories respectively.
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newsboxing10 months 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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newsboxing10 months 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.
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newsboxinga year ago

Manoj Kumar earns gold at National Championships while Shiva Thapa settles for silver

Manoj Kumar overcame the challenge of Duryodhan Singh to secure his second successive gold in the 69kg category at the National Championships yesterday. Shiva Thapa, on the other hand, had to contend with second place as he lost to Manish Kaushik on a split decision in the 60 kg event.
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