newsboxing9 days ago

IOC ends ties with AIBA putting boxing in doubt for Tokyo Olympics

International Olympics Committee has dissolved all relations with International Boxing Association (AIBA) and didn't accredit interim president Gafur Rakhimov for the Youth Olympics. IOC issued a statement during their meeting in Buenos Aires and revealed that they are freezing all relations.
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newsboxing11 days ago

Boxing | It has been a dream come true year for me, Says Amit Panghal

Boxer Amit Panghal has admitted that 2018 has been a wonderful year for him so far as he has won a silver medal in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and a Gold medal at the Asian Games, Indonesia. Amit won the Gold medal by beating the reigning Olympic Champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan.
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newsboxing16 days ago

10-member boxing contingent to represent India at AIBA Women World Championships

As many as 10 boxers, led by Olympic Bronze medallist MC Mary Kom, will represent India in the AIBA Women World Championships to be held in New Delhi this year. India had topped the medals tally with four gold, three silvers and one bronze medal last time when it hosted the event 12 years before.
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newsboxinga month ago

Boxing | Simranjit Kaur wins gold as Pinki Jangra settles for bronze in Turkey

Indian women boxers had a good outing in Turkey’s Ahmet Comert Tournament with Simranjit Kaur clinching the gold, Pinki Jangar winning silver medal, and Sonia Lather settling for a bronze. Apart from then, Bhagyabati was declared the most scientific boxer of the tournament.
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newsboxinga month ago

Silesian Open | Mary Kom secures Gold medal in 48kg category

MC Mary Kom has clinched the gold medal in the 48kg category at the 13th Silesian Open Boxing tournament in Poland while Manisha had to settle for a silver in the 54kg category. L Sarita Devi (60kg), Ritu Grewal (51kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Pooja Rani (81kg) won four bronze medals as well.
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newsboxinga month ago

Sarita Devi bags bronze at the Silesian Open Boxing Tournament for women in Poland

Sarita Devi secured a bronze medal at the 13th Silesian Open Boxing Tournament for women being held in Poland. Meanwhile, M C Mary Kom (48kg) and Manisha (54kg) are the only senior Indian boxers to reach the finals, while former youth world champion Jyoti Gulia (51kg) is in the youth finals.
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newsboxinga month ago

Indian boxers assured of seven medals at International Silesian Championship in Poland

MC Mary Kom, Sarita Devi are amongst the seven Indian women who are assured of a podium finish at the ongoing 13th International Silesian Championship for women in Gliwice, Poland. MaryKom has advanced to the final in the 48kg category, while Sarita Devi reached the semi-final in the 60kg category.
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newsboxinga month ago

Amit Panghal becomes nominee for Arjuna Award

Following Indian boxer Amit Phangal's gold feat in the Asian Games Jakarta/Palembang last month, he has been nominated for the Arjuna Award among the other nominees. His nomination was made by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Tuesday after his past doping case became a hurdle in the process.
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newsboxinga month ago

Lovlina Borgohain proceeds with win in Polish boxing tournament

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain has started her campaign with a victory in the 13th International Silesian Championship for women, which is currently taking place in Gliwice, Poland. She overwhelmed Elmira Azizova from Russia by 4-1 in the welterweight (69kg) category on September 10, Monday.
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newsboxinga month ago

Reports | Asiad gold medalist Amit Panghal might not receive Arjuna Award due to 2012 doping ban

Indian boxer Amit Panghal might not be considered for the prestigious Arjuna Award because of a doping ban for anabolic steroids back in 2012, after which he was banned for a period of two years. Phangal beat Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov to clinch the gold in Men’s 49 kg category in Jakarta.
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