newsboxing6 days ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Mary Kom's boxing academy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ‘Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation’ in Imphal on March 16 in the presence of Olympic medallists -- boxer Vijender Kumar and wrestler Sushil Kumar. NSDF, who funded the academy’s construction, expressed their gratitude to the PMO and the government.
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newsboxing9 days ago

Manoj Kumar : I want to make it big in amateur boxing by winning medals at Asia and Olympics

Manoj Kumar has played down the talks of him becoming a professional boxer as he asserted that his aim is to win the medals at Asiad and Olympics by continuing being an amateur boxer. He has also expressed his happiness on Santiago Nieva’s methods of making the Indian boxers rectify their flaws.
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newsboxing15 days ago

World Series of Boxing | Sachin Siwach makes a winning debut as India lose to Russia

Sachin Siwach defeated Russia’s Dorzho Radnaev in his debut match at the World Series of Boxing championship in Kazan, Russia, but his team could not capitalize on his efforts. India were handed their second consecutive defeat by Russia in the tournament as they lost 1-4 to the host nation.
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newsboxing16 days ago

Former boxers questions selection policy for Commonwealth Games

Vijender Singh and Commonwealth bronze medallist Jitender Kumar have questioned the Boxing Federation of India’s (BFI) decision to use the points system as the criteria for selection for the 2018 CWG. BFI have moved away from the conventional trials method that is used all around the world.
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newsboxing17 days ago

Naman Tanwar beats Asian silver-medallist Sumit Sangwan during CWG trials

World youth bronze-medallist Naman Tanwar managed to beat Asian silver-medal awardee Sumit Sangwan in the ongoing heavyweight (91kg) category trials for the CWG competition next month. Tanwar’s selection will only be confirmed after the WSB clash against the Russian team tomorrow.
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newsboxing17 days ago

Bidhuri, Shiva Thapa excluded from CWG squad as Mary Kom, Vikas Krishan get the nod

In quite a surprising move, both World Championship medalists Gaurav Bidhuri and Shiva Thapa were omitted from the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games without the conventional trials. However, Mary Kom and L Sarita Devi were expectantly selected in the 48kg and 60kg categories respectively.
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newsboxing20 days ago

Vikas Krishan, Amit Panghal punch for Gold; Mary Kom get Silver in Bulgaria

Pugilists Vikas Krishan and Amit Phanghal clinched gold medals in the 69th Strandja Memorial boxing tournament as Mary Kom ended up winning a silver in the tournament on Sunday. India managed a total of 11 medals in all the categories including two golds, three silvers, and six bronze medals.
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newsboxing23 days ago

Mary Kom, Sarita Devi enter semis of Strandja memorial boxing tournament

The experienced duo of Mary Kom and Sarita Devi have been assured of their third successive international medal after they entered the semifinals of the 69th Strandja memorial boxing tournament on Thursday. India is assured of six medals so far in the tournament courtesy of women boxers.
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newsboxinga month ago

IOC has threatened AIBA to remove boxing from 2020 Tokyo Games

International Olympic Committee has threatened AIBA to remove boxing from the 2020 Tokyo Games due to its concerns over the functioning of the governing body and also a possible match-fixing at the 2016 Rio Games. Boxing has been contested in every Olympic games apart from 1912 Stockholm Games.
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newsboxing2 months ago

India Open Boxing : Mary Kom advances to final whereas Shiva loses in semis

Indian boxing stars enjoyed a mixed day at the ongoing India Open Boxing Tournament in New Delhi as Mary Kom advanced to the final in the 48 kg category. However, the biggest upset of the day was of Shiva Thapa who had to settle for a bronze medal after losing to Manish Kaushik in the semis.
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