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2021 Men's National Boxing Championship | Mohammed Hussamuddin enters quarter-final with dominating win

Defending champion Mohammed Hussamuddin scripted a dominating win to enter the quarter-final of the ongoing National Boxing Championships at Bellary, Karnataka on Saturday. Haryana’s Sachin also reached the last-eight stage with a win over Manipur's Jobison Yengkokpam with a unanimous decision.
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newsboxing4 days ago

2021 Men's National Boxing Championship | Deepak Kumar, Naveen Bora register wins in their respective bouts

Indian boxers Deepak Kumar and Naveen Bora scripted victories in their respective bouts on Day 2 of the ongoing Men’s National Boxing Championship, on Thursday. The winners at the event will be handed an automatic qualification to the world championships that will be held in Serbia, later this year.
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newsboxing6 days ago

BFI might overhaul coaching staff after world championships

The Indian boxing coaching staff could be completely overhauled after the world championships, later this year, with the federation dissatisfied with the Tokyo Olympics performance. In spite of fielding the strongest ever contingent at the Games, India managed to come back with just one medal.
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newsboxing13 days ago

Not letting the fame get in my way, eyes fixed on Olympic gold, asserts Lovlina Borgohain

Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Lovlona Borgohain is determined not to let the recent fame she acquired distract her, with her eyes now fixed on a gold medal ahead of the 2024 Paris Games. The boxer from Assam never boarded the flight as a favourite but returned from Tokyo as a national hero.
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newsboxing14 days ago

BFI offers three-month contract extension to foreign coaches, to take call after World Championships

The BFI (Boxing Federation of India) has decided to offer a three-month contract extension to the foreign coaches, whose tenures were supposed end this month. As per reports, the future of the coaches would be assessed after the World Championships for men and women, later this year.
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newsboxinga month ago

Tokyo journey was incomplete without gold medal win, admits Lovlina Borgohain

Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain is confident of bettering her performance at the Games, when the Paris edition arrives, in 2024. The athlete from Assam became only the third Indian pugilist from India to claim a medal at the Olympics, after Vijender Singh and Mary Kom.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Twitter reacts to Lovlina Borgohain confirming India's second medal at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

After Mirabai Chanu won India their first medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Lovlina Borgohain confirmed the second one for the country following her win in the quarter final in the Welterweight category. The boxer won via split decision against Taiwan's Nien-Chin Chen in a dominant performance.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Former Asian Games gold medallist boxer Dingko Singh passes away

Former Indian boxer Dingko Singh passed away on Thursday at his residence in Sekta Mayai Leikai, in Imphal after a prolonged battle with liver cancer. The 1998 Asian Games gold medallist in the men’s bantamweight category, had also tested positive for Covid-19 last year, but he recovered.
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newsboxing4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian boxers to travel abroad for three-week training camp ahead of Games

Olympic-bound Indian boxers will travel abroad to undergo a three-week training camp before heading for the 2021 Tokyo Games. A total of nine boxers, including five men and four women, have qualified for the mega event, which is India’s biggest ever contingent at the quadrennial event so far.
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newsboxing4 months ago

2021 Asian Boxing Championships | Sanjeet secures gold; India finish with record 15 medals

Sanjeet registered a convincing 4-1 victory over Vassiliy Levit in the final of the 91kg event to hand India’s second gold medal at the 2021 Asian Boxing Championship. The Indian boxing contingent finished with their best-ever medals tally at the continental meet, with 15 medals.
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