newsboxing10 days ago

If I could maintain my fitness level, no one could beat me, says Mary Kom

After winning gold in the Asian Boxing Championship, London Olympics medalist Mary Kom has claimed that if she maintains her fitness level, nobody can beat her. The win proved that she has plenty of game left in her tank and now she is aiming for gold in the next year’s Commonwealth Games.
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newsboxing12 days ago

Asian Boxing Championship | Mary Kom beats North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi to win gold

Mary Kom rightly proved that she is the gold standard in Indian women boxing as she defeated Kim Hyang Mi in the Asian Boxing Championship final to claim the gold medal. Kom was considered done by many after she failed to qualify for the Rio Olympics but she has proved her critics wrong yet again.
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newsboxing12 days ago

Asian Boxing Championship | Mary Kom and Sonia Lather advance to the finals

Mary Kom kept her sights on a fifth Asian Championships gold as she overcame the challenge of Japan's Tsubasa Komura by a unanimous 5-0 verdict to reach the final of 48kg category. The other Indian to reach the final is Sonia Lather, who beat Uzbekistan’s Yodgoroy Mirzaeva in the 57kg category.
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newsboxing16 days ago

Asian Boxing Championship | Mary Kom assures medal for India after entering semi-final

MC Mary Kom has assured her sixth medal at the Asian women’s Boxing Championships as she stormed into the semi-finals of the event. Neeraj Kumari and Sonia Lather have also progressed into the quarter-finals of the event after defeating Myanmar’s Nally Nally and Japan’s Kana Kurogi respectively.
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newsboxing18 days ago

Asian Boxing Championship | Mary Kom defeats Diem Thi Trinh Kieu to enter quarters

Mary Kom has advanced into the quarterfinals of the Asian women's Boxing Championships after beating local favourite Diem Thi Trinh Kieu in the opening round of the light flyweight (48kg) category. The Olympic bronze-medalist will face Chinese Taipei's Meng- Chieh Ping in the next round.
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newsboxing20 days ago

Manoj Kumar earns gold at National Championships while Shiva Thapa settles for silver

Manoj Kumar overcame the challenge of Duryodhan Singh to secure his second successive gold in the 69kg category at the National Championships yesterday. Shiva Thapa, on the other hand, had to contend with second place as he lost to Manish Kaushik on a split decision in the 60 kg event.
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newsboxing22 days ago

National Boxing Championship | Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar in semi-finals

Defending champions Shiva Thapa (60Kg) and Manoj Kumar (69 Kg) defeated V Durga Rao and Pawan respectively to advance to the semi-finals of the National Boxing Championship. In the last four stage, Thapa will face Punjab’s Palwinder Singh in the lightweight category.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Mary Kom, L Sarita Devi find places in Asian Boxing Championships squad

MC Mary Kom returned to her preferred 48kg category by passing the challenges posed by younger competitors and will be on the bus with the Indian team for Asian Women's Boxing Championship. The prestigious continental event will be held from November 2 to 11 in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Mary Kom to be AIBA representative at IOC athletes' forum

Olympic bronze-medallist MC Mary Kom has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes' Forum, scheduled to be hosted in November. The 33-year-old will attend the 8th IOC Athletes' Forum in Lausanne from November 11 to 13.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Boxing coach Stephane Cottalorda steps down after salary delay

Stephane Cottalorda, the first foreign coach for Indian women boxers, has resigned after his wages for August were delayed. Cottalorda, who has been in charge for one month, has sent an email to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) and mentioned his disappointment over lack of professionalism.
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