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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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newsboxing11 days 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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newsboxinga month 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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newsboxinga month 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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newsboxinga month 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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newsboxing2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Trying my best to avoid Covid-19 virus, asserts Mary Kom

Indian boxing sensation Mary Kom revealed that she is trying her best to avoid contacting the Covid-19 virus ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The six-time world champion is set to make her return inside the ring at the Boxam International tournament, in Castellon, Spain from March 1 to 7.
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newsboxing2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Cancellation of boxing qualifiers is disastrous for India, claims Santiago Nieva

Indian boxing high-performance coach Santiago Nieva feels that the cancelation of world qualifiers is a disaster for the Indian contingent, as they were expecting to book berths in each of the remaining four events. Nine Indians have already qualified for the Games at last year’s Asian qualifiers.
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newsboxing2 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian boxing contingent unlikely to increase as qualifiers get canelled

India’s tally of 9 boxers is unlikely to increase as the IOC (International Olympic Association) scraped the world qualifiers citing ‘challenges’ due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But, Indian Boxing’s high-performance director is still hopeful that India will get a few more entries to the mega-event.
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