newsboxing14 hours ago

World Boxing Championships| Kavinder Bisht advances to pre-quarters

Kavinder Singh Bisht advanced to the pre-quarterfinals in the 57kg category with a hard-fought win over China’s Chena Zhihao in the World Men’s Boxing Championships. Asian champion Amit Panghal and Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Manish Kaushik advanced to their respective pre-quarters as well.
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newsboxing8 days ago

World Boxing Ch’ships | India look to better record with Olympic qualifiers status stripped

With the International Olympic Committee (IOC) stripping off the Olympic qualifier status from the World Championships, India would be aiming to win something more than bronze medals in the tournament. The tournament would see 450 boxers from 87 countries fighting across 12 days.
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newsboxing10 days ago

BFI announces Olympic qualifier berths for medal winners at World Championships

The Boxing Federation of India has finally announced, in their recently conducted meeting, that all the medal winners from the upcoming World Championships would be handed Olympic qualifier berths. In case no one wins, separate trials would be held among the top four boxers based on their ratings.
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newsboxing15 days ago

Boxing Federation allows pro boxers to compete in amateur tournaments

The Boxing Federation of India has decided to allow professional boxers to compete in amateur tournaments sanctioned by it, bringing itself in sync with the stand taken by world body AIBA. The decision, taken at a BFI Executive Committee meeting on Thursday, is applicable with immediate effect.
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newsboxing17 days ago

BFI opens door for pro-boxers to take part in amateur events

BFI, on Friday, announced that it will allow those currently competing in the pro-circuit to participate in domestic amateur tournaments, following in AIBA’s footsteps. However, it stated that the same won’t be applicable for pro-boxers presently competing in events organized by unauthorized bodies.
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newsboxing25 days ago

Vikash Krishan leaves pro-boxing to represent India in Tokyo Olympics

Nine months after he had turned pro, Commonwealth Games champion Vikash Krishan has returned to India aiming to find a place in Indian contingent at the Tokyo Olympics. It was in 2016 that AIBA had changed rules making pro boxers eligible to qualify in Olympics through WSB and APB tournaments.
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newsboxinga month ago

Mary Kim questions boxing trials process practiced by BFI

Mary Kom has suggested that Boxing Federation of India (BFI) should do away with boxing trials for international tournaments, especially in the case of proven performers. Mary and Nikhat Zareen were part of a very public spat where the latter accused BFI of favouring the six-time world champion.
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newsboxinga month ago

Alfiya Khan Pathan continues to impress, wins bronze in Serbia

Nagpur’s Alfiya Khan Pathan continued to be a good find on the Indian boxing circuit as she clinched a bronze medal in the ongoing 3rd Nations Cup International Boxing Championship in Vrbas, Serbia, on Sunday night. India finished the tournament with four gold, four silver, and four bronze medals.
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newsboxinga month ago

Junior women's boxers bag four gold medals in Serbia

India bagged a total of 12 medals at the recently concluded third Nation's Cup which was held in Serbia. Tamanna (48kg), Ambeshori Devi (57kg), Preeti Dahiya (60kg), and Priyanka (66kg) secured gold medals as India won four silver and four bronze medals to claim the runners-up trophy.
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featureboxinga month ago

The chink in God's armour

“If you could make God bleed, people would cease to believe in Him.” A bleeding Ivan Vanko had uttered these words, as he was taken away by the police, after showing the whole world that he could beat Tony Stark. While he stated them in celestial proportions, the humane realm isn’t different.
Subhayan Dutta