Indian boxing ad-hoc committee to meet on April 17

Last updated on: Monday, 14 April 2014 19:42

The committee was formed by the Indian Olympic Association after the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation was terminated by the International Boxing Association following its failure to hold fresh elections.

Vijender Singh says he learnt team-work, patience from working in Bollywood film

Last updated on: Thursday, 10 April 2014 14:13

India's first Olympics and World Championships boxing medallist, Vijender Singh is set to foray into Bollywood with 'Fugly', a social thriller backed by superstar Akshay Kumar.

After ministry ban, IOA appoints adhoc committee to run Indian boxing

Last updated on: Thursday, 03 April 2014 14:25

Livid with the suspended Indian Amateur Boxing Federation's refusal to comply with its directives, the sports ministry on Tuesday derecognized the IABF with immediate effect.

Sports Ministry derecognises Indian Amateur Boxing Federation

Last updated on: Wednesday, 02 April 2014 00:13

The Indian Amateur Boxing Federation was provisionally suspended by the ministry in December 2012. The ministry had asked the IABF to hold fresh elections and make its constitution compliant with the National Sports Code.

Boycott animal circuses, urges Vijender Singh

Last updated on: Saturday, 29 March 2014 15:58

Boxer Vijender Singh has featured in an ad for PETA in which he has appealed to people in India to not visit circuses.

Vijender Singh seeks government help to resolve boxing crisis

Last updated on: Friday, 28 March 2014 22:33

The 2008 Beijing Olympics bronze medallist believes that unless the country's sporting authorities do not maintain a clean image in the global sporting arena, it would be very difficult for the athletes to do well in the upcoming events like Commonwealth Games and Asiad, slated to take place later this year.

Vijender Singh open to support any faction, says lifting of boxing ban 'priority'

Last updated on: Wednesday, 19 March 2014 21:36

Indian Amateur Boxing Federation's (IABF) suspension by the boxing world body has rendered the country's boxers ineligible to compete in any international event.

Rival faction submits vision for Indian boxing to AIBA

Last updated on: Tuesday, 18 March 2014 13:02

Olympic heroes Vijender Singh and M C Mary Kom are part of the faction which has promised to hold free and fair elections apart from promising to develop Indian boxing over the next five years.

India to go ahead with boxing nationals but international body won't recognise tourney

Last updated on: Thursday, 13 March 2014 00:06

The Indian Boxing Federation (IBF) was suspended in December 2012 and was instructed to hold a fresh election as the International Boxing Association (AIBA) felt that the polls held back then, in September, were possibly manipulated. But officials running the Indian body turned a deaf ear to repeated warnings by the AIBA.

MC Mary Kom among 25 women felicitated by Limca Book of Records

Last updated on: Thursday, 06 March 2014 19:30

Limca Book of Records paid tribute to all those women achievers who have played an integral role in making a positive difference to the society.