newsboxing3 days ago

Asian Boxing Championships | Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal, Sonia Chahal to lead Indian challenge

Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa and Sonia Chahal are going to lead the Indian challenge at the Asian Boxing Championships to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from today. The 20-member Indian contingent for the 10-day continental event also has the experienced Sarita Devi and Satish Kumar in it.
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newsboxinga month ago

Asian Championships | Amit Panghal to debut in 52kg category

India’s boxing contingent for the Asian Championships next month would see Asian gold medalist Amit Panghal making his debut in the 52kg category instead of his preferred 49kg. While the likes of Shiva Thapa, Satish Kumar, and others feature alongside Panghal, Mary Kom has pulled out of the event.
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newsboxinga month ago

Kavinder Singh Bisht wins gold at GeeBee Boxing Tournament, Shiva Thapa settles for silver

Kavinder Singh Bisht has clinched a gold medal at the GeeBee Boxing Tournament by defeating compatriot Mohammed Hussamuddin. On the other hand, Shiva Thapa, Dinesh Dagar, and Govind Sahani lost their respective final bouts to bag silver medals at the 38th edition of the tournament in Finland.
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newsboxinga month ago

Six Indians reach finals of GeeBee Boxing Tournament in different weight categories

Indian boxers Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin, Kavinder Singh Bisht, Dinesh Dagar, Naveen Kumar, and Govind Sahani have qualified for the finals of the ongoing GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland. Sumit Sangwan and Sachin Siwach bowed out of the tournament with bronze medals.
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newsboxinga month ago

Shiva Thapa, Sachin Siwach qualify for semi-finals in GeeBee Boxing Tournament

Shiva Thapa and Sachin Siwach have won their respective bouts to make it to the semi-finals of the ongoing GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland. Apart from the duo, Mohammed Hussamuddin, Kavinder Singh Bisht, Dinesh Dagar, Naveen Kumar, and Sumit Sangwan will also play the semi-finals.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Reports : Indian boxers without medical personnel in Iran’s Makran Cup

The Indian boxers, who are currently participating in the Makran Cup held in Iran, are reportedly without any medical personnel very important for a contact sport like boxing. BFI has admitted to it stating that they opted to send a video analyst with the team in place of a doctor.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Asian Boxing Championships to have men & women’s competition simultaneously

The Asian Boxing Championship would be held simultaneously for men and women for the first time since the first edition was held in Bangkok back in 1963. The 30th edition of Asia's premier Amateur boxing competition will be held later this year in the city of Bangkok from April 19 onwards.
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newsboxing8 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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newsboxing10 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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newsboxing10 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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