Andy Ruiz Blames "Three Months Of Partying" For Loss To Anthony Joshua
Agence France-Presse

Andy Ruiz Blames "Three Months Of Partying" For Loss To Anthony Joshua

After his loss to Anthony Joshua, Andy Ruiz said he had started his training camp for the rematch too late.

Anthony Joshua Defeats Andy Ruiz To Reclaim Heavyweight Crown
Agence France-Presse

Anthony Joshua Defeats Andy Ruiz To Reclaim Heavyweight Crown

Anthony Joshua reclaimed his world heavyweight crown from Andy Ruiz with a unanimous points victory.

Indian Boxing League: Mary Kom Leads Punjab Panthers To Second Straight Win
Press Trust of India

Indian Boxing League: Mary Kom Leads Punjab Panthers To Second Straight Win

Mary Kom won her bout in a dominating fashion as Punjab Panthers notched up their second successive victory in the Big Bout Indian Boxing League by beating Bombay Bullets 5-2.

Boxer Neeraj Phogat, Who Failed Dope Test, Dropped From TOPS Scheme
Press Trust of India

Boxer Neeraj Phogat, Who Failed Dope Test, Dropped From TOPS Scheme

Neeraj Phogat tested positive for performance enhancing drug Ligandrol, which helps muscle building.

Indian Woman Boxer Neeraj Suspended For Failing Dope Test
Press Trust of India

Indian Woman Boxer Neeraj Suspended For Failing Dope Test

Neeraj had won a bronze medal at the prestigious Strandja Memorial Tournament in Bulgaria and a gold at a tournament in Russia this year.

Vijender Singh Beats Former Commonwealth Champion Charles Adamu To Claim 12th Successive Win
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Vijender Singh Beats Former Commonwealth Champion Charles Adamu To Claim 12th Successive Win

Vijender Singh demolished Ghana's former Commonwealth champion Charles Adamu to claim his 12th successive win.

Vijender Singh Looks To End "Year On A Winning Note", Faces Charles Adamu On Dubai Debut
Akash Khanna

Vijender Singh Looks To End "Year On A Winning Note", Faces Charles Adamu On Dubai Debut

Vijender Singh will take on former Ghanaian Olympian and two-time Commonwealth super middleweight champion Charles Adamu in the Rotunda Rumble 2 at the Caesars Palace in Dubai on November 22.

Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani Win Gold In Olympic Boxing Test Event
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Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani Win Gold In Olympic Boxing Test Event

Shiva Thapa beat Kazakhstan's national champion and Asian bronze-winner Sanatali Toltayev 5-0.

Mary Kom Included In 10-Athlete Ambassadors Group For 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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Mary Kom Included In 10-Athlete Ambassadors Group For 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The IOC's Task Force included Mary Kom in a 10-strong athlete ambassadors group to represent boxers in the build-up to next year's Tokyo Olympic Games.

Olympic Test Event: Three Indian Boxers Reach Final, Four Others Win Bronze
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Olympic Test Event: Three Indian Boxers Reach Final, Four Others Win Bronze

Shiva Thapa advanced to the final with a hard-fought triumph along with Pooja Rani and Ashish but four other Indians ended with bronze medals.

Olympic Boxing Trials New Judging System To "Regain Trust"
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Olympic Boxing Trials New Judging System To "Regain Trust"

The new system, where judges' scoring is updated in real time on a screen, will be tested at the Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo stadium, where the Tokyo 2020 boxing competition will be held.

Shiva Thapa Among Seven Indian Boxers In Semifinals Of Olympic Test Event
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Shiva Thapa Among Seven Indian Boxers In Semifinals Of Olympic Test Event

Shiva Thapa secured himself a medal at the Olympic Test event for boxing by winning his quarterfinal bout while six other Indians made the last-four stage without even stepping inside the ring in Tokyo.

Mary Kom To Abhinav Bindra On Olympics Qualification Row: "Better To Be Quiet"
Press Trust of India

Mary Kom To Abhinav Bindra On Olympics Qualification Row: "Better To Be Quiet"

Mary Kom said Abhinav Bindra "doesn't know anything about boxing" after he spoke about the ongoing Olympics qualification row between her and Nikhat Zareen.

Mary Kom Says "Not Scared To Fight Nikhat Zareen" In Trials For Olympic Qualifiers
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Mary Kom Says "Not Scared To Fight Nikhat Zareen" In Trials For Olympic Qualifiers

Mary Kom (51kg) found herself embroiled in a controversy with Zareen demanding a trial bout against her before the Indian squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers is decided.

Boxing Federation Of India To Call Meeting To Solve Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen Selection Row
Asian News International

Boxing Federation Of India To Call Meeting To Solve Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen Selection Row

Nikhat Zareen had claimed that the federation was backing Mary Kom to compete in the Tokyo Olympics qualifiers next year without giving her a "fair chance".

Nikhat Zareen Wants Olympics Trial Against Mary Kom. Kiren Rijiju
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Nikhat Zareen Wants Olympics Trial Against Mary Kom. Kiren Rijiju's Response

Nikhat Zareen wrote to Kiren Rijiju on Thursday demanding a trial bout against Mary Kom before India's squad for the Olympic qualifiers in China is decided.

Nikhat Zareen Demands Bout With Mary Kom, Asks For "Fair Chance" Ahead Of Olympic Qualifiers
Asian News International

Nikhat Zareen Demands Bout With Mary Kom, Asks For "Fair Chance" Ahead Of Olympic Qualifiers

Nikhat Zareen, in her letter, stated that the Boxing Federation of India's rule of exempting gold and silver medallists from the World Cup was being changed to accommodate Mary Kom who won a bronze in the tournament.

Olympic Qualifiers: Nikhat Zareen Cries Foul After Boxing Federation Backs Mary Kom
Indo-Asian News Service

Olympic Qualifiers: Nikhat Zareen Cries Foul After Boxing Federation Backs Mary Kom

BFI president Ajay Singh told reporters that Mary Kom, could possibly be their automatic choice for next year's Olympic qualifiers in Wuhan.

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