newsboxinga month ago

President’s Cup | Shiva Thapa clinches gold after getting walkover in final

Shiva Thapa opened India’s gold medal account in the ongoing President's Cup in Kazakhstan after his opponent sustained an injury and could not compete in the final. This was the boxer’s international debut in the 63 kg category and he stated that he has able to adapt easily to the same.
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newsboxinga month ago

World Boxing Championship | Shiva Thapa fails to make it to Indian squad

Shiva Thapa failed to get selected in the Indian boxing squad for the upcoming World Boxing Championships as he was beaten by Manish Kaushik in the 63kg category. Amit Panghal will lead the Indian challenge in the global event to be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia from September 7 to 21.
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newsboxing3 months ago

I’m very surprised and shocked at the same time, says Shiva Thapa after IOC’s recommendation on AIBA

After IOC recommended to strip the AIBA from organising the boxing matches at the upcoming Olympics next year, Shiva Thapa has stated that he is shocked and surprised with the recommendation. Thapa has said that he is working hard to ensure that he represents India in the Tokyo Olympics.
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newsboxing3 months ago

India Open Boxing | Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa register easy wins, Gaurav Solanki stunned by Sachin Siwach

23-year-old Amit Panghal and 25-year-old Shiva Thapa breezed through into the finals of the 52 kg and 60 kg categories respectively. However, Commonwealth Games flyweight champion Gaurav Solanki suffered a shock defeat to 20-year-old Sachin Siwach to crash out in the semi-finals.
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reportboxing3 months ago

India Open Boxing | Shiva Thapa and Amit Panghal storm into semi-finals

Indian boxers Shiva Thapa and Amit Panghal have made it to the semi-finals of the ongoing India Open Boxing tournament in Guwahati. Thapa won the 60kg category bout against Hellene Damien of Mauritius while in the 52kg category, Panghal got the better of Thai boxer against Chakapong Chanpirom.
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newsboxing3 months ago

More punches I give, more chances of winning I have, says Shiva Thapa

Ace Indian boxer Shiva Thapa has assured that he would go all aggressive in the upcoming India Open boxing tournament that is scheduled to start from Monday. The second of the tournament in India would be seeing as many as 35 men and 37 women pugilists, including some huge names, vying for glory.
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newsboxing3 months ago

India Open Boxing | There are a lot of expectations from me for gold, says Shiva Thapa

Shiva Thapa has said that there are a lot of expectations from him for a gold medal at the India Open boxing tournament which is scheduled to begin from May 20 in Guwahati. Thapa also said that he is “hungry to change the colour of the medal” in the upcoming edition to be held in his home town.
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newsboxing3 months ago

I have been preparing well for 51 kg category, says Mary Kom

Mary Kom, who will play in the India Open boxing tournament scheduled between May 20 and May 24, has said that he has been preparing well for the 51 kg category. This will also serve her in preparation for the upcoming World Championships which will be a major tournament for Olympic qualification.
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newsboxing4 months ago

BFI to launch India Boxing league in July-August

The Boxing Federation of India has finally announced that their 2 year long project of introducing a franchise-based league could launch in July-August this year, although tentatively. The tournament, expected to run three weeks, would be in a caravan format where teams will visit from city to city.
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newsboxing4 months ago

Asian Boxing Championships | Seven men and six women assured of medals

Seven male and six female Indian boxers have qualified for the semi-finals of the Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok and are assured of at least bronze medals at the event. The men have equalled their best medal haul in the Championship with the likes of Amit Panghal and Shiva Thapa in top four.
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