newsboxing2 months 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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newsboxing2 months 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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newsboxing3 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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newsboxing3 months ago

India Open boxing | Sumit Sangwan, Sarjubala Devi assured medals; Shiva Thapa reaches quarters

Sumit Sangwan, in 91 kg category, and Sarjubala Devi, in 51 kg category, ensured that India will win medals at the inaugural India Open boxing tournament. Shiva Thapa produced a brilliant performance against Dorji Wangdi in his opening clash to win the bout and book a place in the quarterfinals.
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newsboxing6 months 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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newsboxing6 months 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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reportboxing8 months ago

World Boxing Championships | Gaurav Bidhuri assures India's first medal by making the semis

Gaurav Bidhuri beat Bilel Mhamdi in the quarter finals of the ongoing World Boxing Championships to assure India its first medal at the event.  On the other hand, Kavinder Singh Bisht and Amit Panghal both bowed out of the tournament on Monday after losing their respective quarterfinals.
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newsboxing9 months ago

Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar clinch Gold at Czech Boxing Tournament

Asian Games silver-medalist Shiva Thapa and Commonwealth Games gold-medalist Manoj Kumar won gold after winning their respective bouts in the 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem boxing tournament in the Czech Republic. In total, India claimed five golds, two silvers and one bronze at the event.
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newsboxing9 months ago

Shiva Thapa and three other boxers enter semifinals of Czech boxing tournament

Indian boxing sensation Shiva Thapa has assured himself of winning at least a bronze medal at the ongoing Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem boxing tournament in the Czech Republic. Thapa entered the semifinals, while other three Indians were also given assurance of bronze medals after getting byes.
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newsboxing2 years ago

Boxing is dying : Manoj Kumar calls for PM Modi’s intervention in Indian boxing mess

Light welterweight boxer Manoj Kumar has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clean up the administrative mess in Indian boxing. The 29-year-old, who bowed out in the pre-quarters at Rio, also believes that he would have won a medal for the country if there was a boxing federation.
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