Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Manipur Boxers Shine At Youth Nationals

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Pugilists from Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Manipur won their respective bouts to reach the second round of the Youth...

National Boxing Academy Inaugurated In Rohtak

Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel on Monday inaugurated the National Boxing Academy set up...

Vijender, Satpal Felicitated At DSJA Annual Awards

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Beijing Olympics bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh was on Thursday adjudged the Sportsperson of the Year by the Delhi...

Russian Boxer Povetkin’s Doping Test Negative: Promoter

Moscow, Dec 24 (IANS) The doping sample taken from Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin on December 13 has not revealed traces of banned substances,...

AIBA Honours Mary Kom, Vikas Krishan

Montreux (Switzerland), Dec 21 (IANS) Five time world champion MC Mary Kom got the AIBA Legends award while former Asian Games champion Vikas Krishnan...

Russian Boxer Povetkin’s Team To Take Polygraph Test, Says Promoter

Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS) The entire team of Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin, who is accused of doping violations, will take a polygraph test this...

AIBA Re-Inducts BFI As Permanent Member

Montreux (Switzerland), Dec 20 (IANS) The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has unanimously voted to re-induct the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) as one of...

Russian Heavyweight Boxer Povetkin Beats France’s Duhaupas

Yekaterinburg (Russia), Dec 18 (IANS) Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin registered a sixth-round knockout to beat France's Johann Duhaupas in a non-title 10-round fight...

Russian Boxer Povetkin Denies Doping Charges

Yekaterinburg (Russia), Dec 18 (IANS) Russian heavyweight boxer Alexander Povetkin has told reporters that he did not use banned performance enhancing substances and does...

Vijender Singh Retains WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Title

  New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India's Vijender Singh outpunched Tanzania's Francis Cheka by technical knockout at the Thyagaraj Stadium here on Saturday to defend...

BREAKING – Vijender Singh Knocks Out Francis Cheka, Retains WBO Asia...

Vijender Singh continued his unbeaten streak in pro-boxing as he defeated Francis Cheka via technical knockout to retain the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight...

Preview: Vijender Faces Tough Task In First Title Defence

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Vijender Singh will face the most experienced and battle-hardened opponent of his professional career when he defends his WBO...

Manoj Kumar Elected As Player’s Representative In BFI

Guwahati, Dec 13 (IANS) Commonwealth Games medallist Manoj Kumar was on Tuesday elected as the Players' Representative in the Boxing Federation of India (BFI). Manoj...

Boxers Shiva, Manoj Clinch Gold; Devendro Settles For Silver In Nationals

Guwahati, Dec 13 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist boxer and local favourite Shiva Thapa clinched the gold medal in the Lightweight (60kg) category after...
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A Confident Vijender Singh Promises To Win Against Cheeka

Someone once said, the best is often saved for the last. So, with just a couple of weeks remaining in 2016, a blockbuster is...

Boxers Shiva, Devendro, Manoj Reach Finals Of Nationals

Guwahati, Dec 12 (IANS) Local favourites Shiva Thapa (60kg), Laishram Devendro Singh (52kg) battled odd injuries to storm into the finals of their respective...

Boxers Devendro, Shiva, Manoj reach senior nationals semis

Guwahati, Dec 11 (IANS) Star boxers Laishram Devendro Singh (52kg), Manoj Kumar (69kg) and Shiva Thapa (60kg) stormed into the semi-finals of their respective...

Boxers Shiva, Devendro Enter Senior Nationals Quarters

Guwahati, Dec 10 (IANS) Local favourites Shiva Thapa (60kg) and Laishram Devendro Singh (52kg) registered contrasting wins to advance to the quarter-finals of their...

Boxer Mary Kom To Return To 48kg Category

Guwahati, Dec 9 (IANS) Five-time World Champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom asserted on Friday that she aims to return to the 48 kg weight...

Devendro, Manoj Advance With Contrasting Wins At Boxing Nationals

Guwahati, Dec 9 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games medallist duo of Laishram Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar notched up contrasting wins in their new weight...

Sports Arbitration Court Strips Russian Boxer Of 2016 Olympic Silver

Lausanne, Dec 9 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced stripping Russian boxer Misha Aloian of his 2016 Rio Olympics medal...

Birthday Boy Shiva Steals Show On Mismanaged Opening Day Of Boxing...

Guwahati, Dec 8 (IANS) Birthday boy and local favourite Shiva Thapa's thumping 5-0 win over Arunachal Pradesh's Gumin Gara in the opening bout of...

Indian, Australian Boxers To Train Jointly In February: BFI

Guwahati, Dec 8 (IANS) Ending almost four years of uncertainty, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh said on Thursday that the country's...

Namibia’s Indongo Moves Up In World Boxing Rankings

Windhoek (Namibia), Dec 6 (IANS) Namibian Julius 'Blue Machine' Indongo moved up to second in the world boxing ranking after knocking out former IBF...