newsboxing2 years 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 years 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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newsboxing3 years ago

World Boxing Championships | Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik secure medals, create history

Amit Panghal and Manish Kaushik have secured at least a bronze medal by winning their respective quarter-final bouts on Wednesday in Ekaterinberg, Russia, at the World Boxing Championships. This is the first time in the Indian history that more than one boxer is medalled at the World Championships.
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newsboxing4 years ago

Vikas Krishnan, Neeraj Goyat register easy victories on pro-circuit

Indian boxers Vikas Krishnan and Neeraj Goyat have won their respective bouts on the professional circuit. Krishnan remained unbeaten on the circuit by winning his bout against Noah Kidd while Goyat also managed to win against Carlos Lopez Marmolejo in another bout in professional boxing.
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newsboxing4 years ago

Vikas Krishan to face Noah Kidd at Madison Square Garden in second pro bout

Vikas Krishnan will take on America’s Noah Kidd in New York o Saturday night as the Indian aim to extend his winning streak after he defeat Steven Andrade by virtue of a technical knockout in January. His bout would be in line as a buildup to the much-anticipated Terence Crawford versus Amir Khan.
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newsboxing4 years ago

Boxing | Vikas Krishnan planning to turn professional

After bowing out of the Asian Games semifinal due to an eye injury, boxer Vikas Krishnan has mentioned that he is thinking about turning professional soon so as to become a better boxer. The Hisar man also said that there is no point in wasting money if he is not able to win an Olympic medal.
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newsboxing4 years ago

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan not to play semi-final as eye injury aggravates: Reports

In a major setback to Indian boxing, reports suggest that leading middleweight Vikas Krishnan has pulled out of the semi-final clash after his eye injury has worsened. A source from the boxing team informed that Krishnan, who suffered a nasty cut just above his left eye, will not play semis.
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newsboxing5 years ago

CWG 2018 | Vikas Krishnan wins Gold in 75 kg category

After Mary Kom and Gaurav Solanki won gold medals in their respective categories, Vikas Krishnan won the third gold of the day for India as he beat Cameroon’s Dieudonne Wilfried 5-0 in the final of the 75 kg category. This was India’s first CWG gold in the middleweight boxing category.
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newsboxing5 years ago

Mary Kom just needs one win to secure a medal at CWG

Boxing star Mary Kom is just one win away from ensuring herself a medal as she will compete against Megan Gordon in the quarterfinals of 48kg category. On the other hand, Vikas Krishnan (75kg) has made it to pre-quarterfinals as he got a bye along with debutant Manish Kaushik.
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reportboxing5 years 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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