Boxer Amit enters CWG semis

Gold Coast (Australia), April 10: Indian boxer Amit Panghal entered the semi-finals of the men’s light flyweight (49 kilogram) category at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Tuesday. Amit defeated Aqeel Ahmed of Scotland 4:1 in the quarter-finals. Amit has now ensured

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CWG: Boxer Lovlina crashes out in quarters

Gold Coast (Australia), April 8: India’s Lovlina Borgohain crashed out of the women’s 69 kilogram category of the boxing competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Sunday. Lovlina produced a brave fight before going down to England’s Sandy Ryan by split

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President, PM hail boxer Vijender on Asia/Pacific title

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other notable celebrities congratulated India’s star professional boxer Vijender Singh on winning the WBO Asia/Pacific Middleweight title beating Australia’s Kerry Hope here. Faced with the most experienced and highly

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Can pro-boxing become a hit in cricket crazy India?

Indian Olympic bronze medalist boxer Vijender Singh won the Asia Pacific  Middleweight boxing title defeating Kerry Hope of Australia at Thyagaraj Sports Complex, New Delhi on Saturday, 16 July 2016. Vijender  has earned a name and popularity in his home country after he

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Was it right to ‘boo’ Rahul Gandhi at a sporting event?

Indian politician Rahul Gandhi came to watch Vijender Singh’s Asia Pacific Middle Weight Championship match against Australia’s Kerry Hope at Thyagaraj Sports Complex, New Delhi. But when the politician entered the arena, people booed him and chanted “Modi, Modi” – A reference

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