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Former Asian Games gold medallist boxer Dingko Singh passes away

Former Indian boxer Dingko Singh passed away on Thursday at his residence in Sekta Mayai Leikai, in Imphal after a prolonged battle with liver cancer. The 1998 Asian Games gold medallist in the men’s bantamweight category, had also tested positive for Covid-19 last year, but he recovered.
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newsboxing2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian boxers to travel abroad for three-week training camp ahead of Games

Olympic-bound Indian boxers will travel abroad to undergo a three-week training camp before heading for the 2021 Tokyo Games. A total of nine boxers, including five men and four women, have qualified for the mega event, which is India’s biggest ever contingent at the quadrennial event so far.
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newsboxing2 months ago

2021 Asian Boxing Championships | Sanjeet secures gold; India finish with record 15 medals

Sanjeet registered a convincing 4-1 victory over Vassiliy Levit in the final of the 91kg event to hand India’s second gold medal at the 2021 Asian Boxing Championship. The Indian boxing contingent finished with their best-ever medals tally at the continental meet, with 15 medals.
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newsboxing2 months ago

2021 Asian Boxing Championships | Pooja Rani claim consecutive gold, Mary Kom and Lalbuatsaihi settle for silver

Pooja Rani successfully defended her gold medal at the 2021 Asian Boxing Championships, in Dubai, while Mary Kom and Lalbuatsaihi claimed silver medals in their respective categories. Three Indian boxers - Amit Panghal (52kg), Shiva Thapa (64kg) and Sanjeet (91kg) will be in action on Monday.
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newsboxing2 months ago

2021 Asian Boxing Championships | Amit Panghal and Shiva Thapa enter summit clash

Amit Panghal (52kg) and Shiva Thapa (64kg) entered the gold medal match of their respective categories in the ongoing Asian Boxing Championships, in Dubai, on Friday. Meanwhile, Sanjeet (91kg) also overcame over last year’s silver medallist Sanjar Tursunov on Uzbekistan to set up a title clash.
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newsboxing2 months ago

2021 Asian Boxing Championships | Five Indian women, including Mary Kom, enter gold medal match

Six-time world champion and Tokyo-bound boxer Mary Kom reached the final of the women’s 51kg event at the Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai. Sakshi also fought her way to the title bout in her 54kg, while Lalbuatsaihi (64kg), Pooja Rani (75kg) and Anupama also entered gold medal matches.
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newsboxing2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Asian Championship results will show where we stand ahead of Games, asserts Santiago Nieva

Indian men’s high-performance director Santiago Neiva feels that the results in the upcoming Asian Championships will give them a sign as to where they stand before the Olympics. A total of 19 boxers, including seven Tokyo-bound, will be a part of the event which begins on Monday in Dubai.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Indian boxing contingent granted travel clearance for Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai

The Indian boxing contingent has been granted travel clearances for the upcoming Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai. Several Tokyo-bound athletes, including the likes of Asian games gold medallist Amit Phangal and former Olympic medallist Mary Kom, would be a part of the meet.
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newsboxing3 months 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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newsboxing3 months 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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