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Press Trust of India

Boxing's Olympic Qualifiers Postponed To March After Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has offered to host the tournament, which was to be held from February 3-14 in Wuhan.

Shiva Thapa, Sonia Lather Enter Strandja Memorial Semi-Finals, Nikhat Zareen Knocked Out
Press Trust of India

Shiva Thapa, Sonia Lather Enter Strandja Memorial Semi-Finals, Nikhat Zareen Knocked Out

Shiva Thapa beat Ireland's George Bates while Nikhat Zareen was beaten by American Christina Cruz.

India Offers To Host Olympic Boxing Qualifiers After Wuhan Cancellation Due To Coronavirus Outbreak
Press Trust of India

India Offers To Host Olympic Boxing Qualifiers After Wuhan Cancellation Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has offered to host next month's Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which has been cancelled in the Chinese city of Wuhan following the outbreak of coronavirus.

Tokyo Olympics: Vijender Singh Says Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa "Good Contenders" For Medals
Indo-Asian News Service

Tokyo Olympics: Vijender Singh Says Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa "Good Contenders" For Medals

Vijender Singh urged the Sports Ministry and the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) to help Amit Panghal and Shiva Thapa achieve their potential.

Strandja Memorial Boxing: Nikhat Zareen, Shiva Thapa Reach Quarter-Finals
Press Trust of India

Strandja Memorial Boxing: Nikhat Zareen, Shiva Thapa Reach Quarter-Finals

Strandja Memorial Boxing: Nikhat Zareen was declared the winner after local favourite Sevda Asenova forfeited during the opening round of the contest.

"Legendary" Mary Kom Motivates Youngsters, Sports Minister Shares Video. Watch

"Legendary" Mary Kom Motivates Youngsters, Sports Minister Shares Video. Watch

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju shared a video in which Mary Kom can be seen motivating young players in a bus while seeing them off for the Khelo India Youth Games 2020.

Olympic Qualifiers: Vikas Krishan Beats Duryodhan Singh Negi, Will Represent India In 69kg Category
Press Trust of India

Olympic Qualifiers: Vikas Krishan Beats Duryodhan Singh Negi, Will Represent India In 69kg Category

Vikas Krishan (69kg) claimed a slot in the Indian men's boxing squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers after winning his final trial bout.

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Reacts To Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen Controversy

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Reacts To Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen Controversy

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said that India is proud to have both Mary Kom and Nikhat Zareen.

Nikhat Zareen Says She Never Expected Mary Kom To Take It Personally And "Get So Angry"
Indo-Asian News Service

Nikhat Zareen Says She Never Expected Mary Kom To Take It Personally And "Get So Angry"

Nikhat Zareen said her fight was not against Mary Kom but against a system that was not giving her a fair chance to prove herself in her weight category.

Ashish Kumar, Satish Kumar Secure Spots In Men
Press Trust of India

Ashish Kumar, Satish Kumar Secure Spots In Men's Boxing Squad For Olympic Qualifiers

Asian silver-medallist Ashish Kumar (75kg) and veteran Satish Kumar (+91kg) booked their places in the Indian men's boxing squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers.

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Santosh Rao

"Don't Like People With Such Nature": Mary Kom Refuses To Shake Nikhat Zareen's Hands. Watch Video

After the winning the 51kg boxing trial, Mary Kom revealed why she didn't shake hands with her opponent Nikhat Zareen.

Mary Kom Beats Nikhat Zareen, Will Represent India In 2020 Olympic Qualifiers
Press Trust of India

Mary Kom Beats Nikhat Zareen, Will Represent India In 2020 Olympic Qualifiers

Mary Kom defeated Nikhat Zareen by split decision in the 51kg women's boxing trials.

Nikhat Zareen Advances To Final Of Boxing Trials For Olympic Qualifiers
Press Trust of India

Nikhat Zareen Advances To Final Of Boxing Trials For Olympic Qualifiers

Former junior world champion Nikhat Zareen on Friday advanced to the 51kg category finals of the women's boxing trials for next year's Olympic Qualifiers.

Boxer Sumit Sangwan Suspended For Failing Dope Test
Press Trust of India

Boxer Sumit Sangwan Suspended For Failing Dope Test

Sumit Sangwan, who competed in the 2012 London Olympics and formerly a 91-kg category boxer, was set to appear for the Olympic qualifier trials.

Amir Khan Shocked By "All The Hate" For Celebrating Christmas
Tanya Rudra

Amir Khan Shocked By "All The Hate" For Celebrating Christmas

British boxer Amir Khan was stumped by the hateful reactions he got for posting Christmas wishes on his social media platforms.

Nikhat Zareen Selected For Boxing Trials Of Olympic Qualifiers
Press Trust of India

Nikhat Zareen Selected For Boxing Trials Of Olympic Qualifiers

Nikhat Zareen was handed the fourth spot in the 51 kg category which already has six-time World Champion MC Mary Kom, RSPB's Jyoti Gulia and Haryana's Ritu Grewal.

Nikhat Zareen Demands Fair Olympic Trials, Which Should Be Televised Live
Press Trust of India

Nikhat Zareen Demands Fair Olympic Trials, Which Should Be Televised Live

Nikhat Zareen demanded a fair Olympic selection trials and asked the national federation (BFI) to telecast live the fight after her much-anticipated showdown against MC Mary Kom.

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.

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