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.
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.
World championship bronze medallist Vijender Singh has joined a rebel faction of the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation. India remain suspended from the international federation for failing to elect a proper set of office-bearers.
Failure to hold proper elections is costing the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation recognition from the international body. India were suspended in December 2012 due to an unscrupulous election process.
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who was then named Cassius Clay, stopped Sonny Liston in the seventh round to claim the world heavyweight crown at age 22, launching a career that would see him become a global sports icon.
Antonio Cermeno, a WBA super bantamweight and featherweight champion in the 1990s, was found shot to death on Tuesday on a road in the central state of Miranda, local police chief Eliseo Guzman said.
The gloves were used by Muhammad Ali from Louisville, Kentucky, then named Cassius Clay, to launch a legendary boxing career that made him a global sport icon.
The Indian boxers, forced to compete under the International Boxing Association (AIBA) flag, finished fourth among 22 countries with a gold, a silver and two bronze medals.
AIBA executive director Ho Kim told IOC in a letter that since the IBF has been slapped with a suspension since December 2012, no member of that body is eligible to take part in the election. The IBF was suspended over its controversial election process.
Dingko Singh surrendered to police on Thursday after the family members of the female athlete registered a case against the boxer for hitting her with a stick.
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