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newsboxing9 days ago

Amit Panghal and Mary Kom join national boxing camps

Six Tokyo Olympians, including MC Mary Kom and Amit Panghal, have joined the ongoing national boxing camps in India. The women’s camp will be held in Delhi while the men will be training at Patiala’s Netaji Subhas National Institute of sports; both the camps will run till March 14.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Report | BFI to conduct trials for women boxers after World Championship gets postponed

After AIBA postponed women's World Championship in Istanbul till March 2022, BFI will hold trials to pick the team, as per a report in PTI. While the tournament was originally slated to be held from December 4, the world body decided to postpone it keeping in mind the increasing Covid-19 cases. 
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newsboxing2 months ago

Head coach Narender Rana wants boxers to stay away from social media during competitions

India's boxing head coach Narender Rana seems to be a hard task-master and wants his wards to completely focus on their game, and does not want the pugilists to get distracted by the outside noise. It was for this very reason, he took away Akash Kumar's phone a day before the semi-final bout.
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newsboxing3 months ago

National youth coach Bhaskar Bhatt to take over the reigns of women's boxing team

Bhaskar Bhatt is likely to take over as the senior women's head coach, right before the World Championship, as per a report in PTI. For the tournament, while the other boxers have gone through a trial, Olympic bronze-medalist Lovlina Borgohain has been given a direct entry into the championship.  
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newsboxing3 months ago

2021 AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships | Akash Kumar wins bronze medal after semi-final loss

India's Akash Kumar settled for a bronze medal after he was convincingly defeated by Kazakhstan's Makhmud Sabyrkhan in the semi-final of men's 54kg category. The pugilist from Bhiwani joined an elite list of boxers, as he became the seventh Indian to have won a medal at the mega event.
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newsboxing3 months ago

AIBA Men's Boxing Championship | Akash Kumar confirms first medal for India

Demonstrating exemplary courage and tactical nous during the right moments, Akash Kumar (54kg) stunned Rio Olympic silver medallist Yoel Finol of Venezuela in the quarter-final to confirm India’s first medal at AIBA Men’s Boxing World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Tuesday.
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newsboxing3 months ago

2021 AIBA Men's Boxing World Championships | Shiva Thapa steps into quarter-finals, Rohit Mor eliminated

Experienced pugilist Shiva Thapa defeated France's Lounes Hamraoui 4-1 in a nail-biting encounter to enter the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2021 AIBA Men's Boxing World Championships. The pugilist, who will lock horns with Turkey's Kerem Oezmen in the quarter-final, is one win away from a medal.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Preparation for the 2024 Paris Olympics has already begun, states Jamuna Boro

Assam’s Jamuna Boro, who recently claimed a bronze medal in the 54kg category at the National Boxing Championships, is now setting her eyes on qualification to the 2024 Paris Olympics. The Assam-based athlete also won a bronze medal at the 2019 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Boxing World Championship | Akash Sangwan and Rohit Mor lose in pre-quarters

Indian boxers Rohit Mor and Akash Sangwan ended their campaigns at the 2021 AIBA Men’s Boxing Championships after suffering defeats in the pre-quarterfinals stage in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday. On the other hand, pugilists Sanjeet and Nishant Dev entered the quarters with emphatic wins.
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newsboxing3 months ago

2021 AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships | Sanjeet, Nishant Dev storm into quarter-finals

Sanjeet, after losing the first round, recovered well against Georgia's Giorgi Tchigladze to win the match 4-1 to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 92kg event. On the other hand, debutant Nishant Dev had the better of Mexico's Alvarez Verde in the 71kg event of the ongoing competition.
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