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newsboxing3 days ago

Tokyo-bound Indian boxers, including Mary Kom to train in Pune

Three Tokyo-bound women’s boxers, including Olympic medallist Mary Kom, will be training at the Army Sports Institute, in Pune, after the national camp was suspended owing to the rise in Covid-19 cases in Delhi. So far, nine pugilists have qualified for the Games, which is set to kick-start in July.
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newsboxing7 days ago

BFI reconsidering their decision to send boxers for Asian Boxing Championships

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) are reconsidering their decision to send its players for the upcoming Asian Championships in Dubai, which starts from May 21, owing to rising Covid-19 cases. Two of the qualified pugilists - Simranjit Kaur and Ashish Kumar have tested positive for Covid-19.
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newsboxing16 days ago

Feels proud to be the first Assamese woman Olympian, states Lovlina Borgohain

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain stated that she is proud to become the first Assamese woman to qualify for the Olympics, with her set to feature in the 2021 Tokyo Games. The 23-year old was infected with Covid-19 and was out of action for months, but she stayed positive and recovered from the same.
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newsboxing24 days ago

21 campers including boxers, coaches and support staff test positive for COVID-19

21 campers at the Indira Gandhi sports complex, New Delhi, have been tested positive for COVID-19 that includes Indian women’s boxing’s high-performance coach Raffale Bergamasco and head coach Ali Qamar. None of the Tokyo-bound pugilists have been tested positive, but the training has been halted.
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newsboxinga month ago

Mary Kom, along with other Tokyo-bound pugilists to take part in the 2021 Asian Boxing Championships

Mary Kom, along with three other Tokyo-bound boxers, are set to take part in the upcoming Asian Boxing Championships, in New Delhi. The entire Indian contingent set to take part in the event are currently attending a national camp in a bio-bubble at the Indira Gandhi Stadium, in New Delhi.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Boxam International 2021 | Manish Kaushik claim gold medal, others settle for silver

Indian boxer Manish Kaushik claimed a gold medal in the 63 kg event at the ongoing 35th Boxam International Tournament, in Castellon, Spain. Meanwhile, all the other five Indians who featured in the meet last Sunday walked away with individual silver medals in their respective categories.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Boxam International 2021 | MC Mary Kom bows out in semi-final, rest nine make it to summit clash

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom was defeated by Virginia Fuchs in the semi-final of the ongoing Boxam International tournament, in Castellon, Spain. On the other hand, nine of the other boxers from India have made a cut to the finals in their respective categories in the tourney.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Boxam International 2021 | Satish Kumar, Ashish Kumar and Sumit Sangwan enter medal rounds

Indian boxers Satish Kumar and Ashish Kumar entered the semi-finals of the 35th Boxam International Tournament in their respective categories in Castellon, Spain. Meanwhile, Sumit Sangwan also qualified for the medal rounds with a 4-1 win over Belgium’s Mohor El Ziad in the 81 kg category.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Once parents asked what I was going to gain from the sport, recalls Deepak Kumar

Indian boxer Deepak Kumar recalled when his parents asked what he was going to gain from the sport, with him now a national champion and a medal winner at the 2019 Asian Championships. The pugilist recently claimed the Silver medal in the 52kg event at the Srandja Memorial, in Bulgaria.
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newsboxing2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Certainly want India to be in top-5 countries in boxing, asserts Ajay Singh

Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh asserted that he wants India to see as one of the top-5 nations in the sport soon. So far, nine pugilists have qualified for the postponed 2021 Tokyo Olympics beginning the July - India’s biggest ever Boxing contingent at the mega-event.
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