Five Debutants In India Squad For Women
Press Trust of India

Five Debutants In India Squad For Women's World Boxing Championships

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) was picked on Wednesday without a trial on the basis of her performance in the past few months.

Mary Kom, Six Other Indians Clinch Gold Medal In 23rd President

Mary Kom, Six Other Indians Clinch Gold Medal In 23rd President's Cup

The Indian boxers finished their campaign with nine medals, including seven gold and two silver, which helped the contingent win the 'Best Team' award.

Mary Kom, Gaurav Bidhuri Stave Off Tough Challenge To Enter Finals Of President
Press Trust of India

Mary Kom, Gaurav Bidhuri Stave Off Tough Challenge To Enter Finals Of President's Cup

Apart from Mary Kom and Gaurav Bidhuri, nine other Indian boxers also reached the finals of 23rd President's Cup in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia.

Boxer Ashish Kumar Clinches Gold As India Pick Up 8 Medals At Thailand Open
Indo-Asian News Service

Boxer Ashish Kumar Clinches Gold As India Pick Up 8 Medals At Thailand Open

Ashish Kumar was in impeccable form and thoroughly outpunched Korea's Kim Jinjae 5-0 for the biggest medal of his career.

Second Boxer In Two Days Dies From Head Injuries After Fight
Agence France-Presse

Second Boxer In Two Days Dies From Head Injuries After Fight

Argentine boxer Hugo Santillan, who was taken to hospital where he underwent an operation, died of a heart attack.

Sarita Devi In Running For Place In International Boxing Association
Press Trust of India

Sarita Devi In Running For Place In International Boxing Association's Athletes' Commission

L Sarita Devi is currently an athletes representative in the executive committee of the Boxing Federation of India.

Indian Medallists At World Boxing Championships Will Get Direct Entry Into Olympic Qualifiers
Press Trust of India

Indian Medallists At World Boxing Championships Will Get Direct Entry Into Olympic Qualifiers

The world championships are scheduled from September 7 to 15 in Yekaterinburg city. India's overall record at the mega-event is four bronze medals.

Nikhat Zareen, Deepak Singh Storm Into Semis, India On A Roll At Thailand Boxing Tourney
Press Trust of India

Nikhat Zareen, Deepak Singh Storm Into Semis, India On A Roll At Thailand Boxing Tourney

Indian boxers continued their commanding performance at the Thailand International Tournament in Bangkok.

Russian Boxer, 28, Dies Of Injuries Suffered In Bout At Maryland Casino
Gene Wang, The Washington Post

Russian Boxer, 28, Dies Of Injuries Suffered In Bout At Maryland Casino

Maxim Dadashev had been hospitalized since late Friday night following surgery for massive head trauma from a loss to Subriel Matias in their 140-pound International Boxing Federation world title eliminator.

Floyd Mayweather Made "Special Advisor" To China Boxing Team
Agence France-Presse

Floyd Mayweather Made "Special Advisor" To China Boxing Team

Retired superstar Floyd Mayweather has been named "special advisor" to China's boxing team as they look to improve their medal count.

Seven Indian Boxers Reach Quarter-Finals Of Thailand Open
Indo-Asian News Service

Seven Indian Boxers Reach Quarter-Finals Of Thailand Open

Asian Championships silver medallist Deepak (49kg) and bronze medallist Manisha Moun (57kg) put up flawless performances.

Brilliant Manny Pacquiao Downs Keith Thurman To Capture WBA Crown
Agence France-Presse

Brilliant Manny Pacquiao Downs Keith Thurman To Capture WBA Crown

Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years to become the oldest welterweight champion in boxing history.

Boxer Shiva Thapa First Indian To Win Gold In Kazakhstan President
Press Trust of India

Boxer Shiva Thapa First Indian To Win Gold In Kazakhstan President's Cup

Shiva Thapa bagged India's first gold-medal at the President's Cup boxing tournament after getting a walkover in the finals in Kazakhstan on Saturday.

Neeraj Goyat, Vikas Krishan Challenge Vijender Singh After "Kid" Comment
Indo-Asian News Service

Neeraj Goyat, Vikas Krishan Challenge Vijender Singh After "Kid" Comment

Vijender Singh had said that Pakistan-origin British pugilist Amir Khan has been playing with "kids" so far.

Vijender Singh Wishes To Return To Olympic Ring
Rica Roy

Vijender Singh Wishes To Return To Olympic Ring

Vijender Singh, who won his pro-bout over the weekend, has told NDTV that he is keen to return to the ring at the Tokyo Olympics.

Boxer Vijender Singh Beats Mike Snider To Claim 11th Consecutive Victory

Boxer Vijender Singh Beats Mike Snider To Claim 11th Consecutive Victory

Vijender Singh registered a Technical Knockout over American boxer Mike Snider in the US professional circuit in Newark on Saturday night.

Accident Rules Neeraj Goyat Out Of Bout Against Amir Khan
Indo-Asian News Service

Accident Rules Neeraj Goyat Out Of Bout Against Amir Khan

Neeraj Goyat was scheduled to take on Pakistan-origin boxer Amir Khan at next month's WBC Pearl World Championship in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Muhammad Ali
Agence France-Presse

Muhammad Ali's Autographed Gold Glove Fails To Sell At Turin Auction

The glove was produced by Everlast to promote the world heavyweight title fight on March 8, 1971 during which Ali suffered his first defeat.

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