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Women's World Championships: India's Nikhat Zareen scripts history

19 May 2022

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Women's World Championships: India's Nikhat Zareen scripts history

Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen has won the gold medal in the 52kg category at the Women's World Championships.

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao announces retirement

29 Sep 2021

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Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao announces retirement

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is officially hanging up his gloves.

Boxers to compete in head guards at men's National Championship

07 Sep 2021

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Boxers to compete in head guards at men's National Championship

Boxers will compete in head guards during the men's National Championship scheduled to start on September 15 and gold-medalists from the event will qualify for World Championships to be held from October 26 in Serbia.

Six gold medals for India at Asian Youth Championships

31 Aug 2021

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Six gold medals for India at Asian Youth Championships

Indian boxers dominated the Asian Youth Championships, notching up six gold medals along with nine silver and five bronze in the event where the women's competition was significantly depleted due to pullouts caused by COVID-19 related travel restrictions.

India end Asian Junior Boxing Championship with eight gold medals

30 Aug 2021

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India end Asian Junior Boxing Championship with eight gold medals

The girls snared half a dozen of them as India ended its Asian Junior Boxing Championship campaign in Dubai with a whopping eight gold medals besides bagging five silver and six bronze.

Asian Youth boxing: Three more Indians enter finals

28 Aug 2021

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Asian Youth boxing: Three more Indians enter finals

World youth bronze-medalist Bishwamitra Chongtham (51kg) was among three Indian male boxers who advanced to the finals of the Asian Youth Championships in Dubai.

Asian Junior Boxing Championships: Three Indian boxers enter finals

27 Aug 2021

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Asian Junior Boxing Championships: Three Indian boxers enter finals

Three Indian boxers stormed into the finals of the Asian Junior Boxing Championships in Dubai with dominating victories in their last four stage bouts.

Men's national boxing being planned for September 15

26 Aug 2021

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Men's national boxing being planned for September 15

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) is planning to conduct the men's national championships from September 15 to 22 at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Karnataka's Bellary and is considering the possibility of allowing pugilists to compete with head guards at the event.

Six Indians in finals of Asian Youth boxing in Dubai

26 Aug 2021

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Six Indians in finals of Asian Youth boxing in Dubai

Six Indian boxers advanced to the finals of the Asian Youth Championships in Dubai with two of them getting walkovers after their Kazakh opponents were quarantined following a case of COVID-19 in the contingent.

Three Indians in finals of Asian junior boxing in Dubai

25 Aug 2021

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Three Indians in finals of Asian junior boxing in Dubai

Three Indian boxers advanced to the finals of the Asian junior championships after notching up comprehensive victories in their last four stage clashes in Dubai.

Four Indians enter semifinals of Asian Youth Boxing Championships

24 Aug 2021

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Four Indians enter semifinals of Asian Youth Boxing Championships

Four Indian boxers entered the semifinals of the Asian Youth Boxing Championships being held in Dubai after a day of mixed results for the country.

Junior Boxing Championships: Gaurav Saini in final, three in semifinals

23 Aug 2021

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Junior Boxing Championships: Gaurav Saini in final, three in semifinals

Gaurav Saini (70kg) advanced to the final while three other Indian boxers entered the last-four stage after contrasting victories in the Asian Junior Championships in Dubai.

Boxing: Small draws guarantee big medal haul for India

20 Aug 2021

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Boxing: Small draws guarantee big medal haul for India

India were assured of 21 medals in the Asian Youth and Junior Boxing Championships for men and women in Dubai after the unveiling of draws as COVID-19 travel restrictions hampered participation in the continental showpiece.

Lovlina receives warm welcome in Assam; to be felicitated today

12 Aug 2021

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Lovlina receives warm welcome in Assam; to be felicitated today

Olympic bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain arrived in Guwahati on Thursday to a warm welcome as Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma received her at the airport.

World Boxing Council announces formation of India committee

12 Aug 2021

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World Boxing Council announces formation of India committee

The World Boxing Council (WBC) has announced the formation of its India committee in collaboration with the Indian Boxing Council (IBC).

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina loses semis, settles for bronze

04 Aug 2021

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Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina loses semis, settles for bronze

India's 23-year-old boxer Lovlina Borgohain has lost the semis of the women's flyweight category at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Boxing: Lovlina Borgohain chases historic Olympic final berth

03 Aug 2021

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Boxing: Lovlina Borgohain chases historic Olympic final berth

A medal already secured, Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) will be in pursuit of history when she takes on reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the Olympic semifinals in Tokyo on Wednesday, aiming to become the first-ever Indian boxer to advance to the games final.

Panghal's Olympic campaign ends with shocking loss to Colombian Martinez

31 Jul 2021

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Panghal's Olympic campaign ends with shocking loss to Colombian Martinez

Star Indian boxer Amit Panghal (52kg) bowed out of the Olympics with a stunning 1-4 loss to Rio Games silver medalist Yuberjen Martinez, beaten by the Colombian's relentless attacks and pace in a draining pre-quarterfinal bout on Saturday.

Lovlina assures India of first boxing medal at Tokyo Olympics

30 Jul 2021

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Lovlina assures India of first boxing medal at Tokyo Olympics

Debutant Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) assured India of their first boxing medal at the ongoing Olympic Games when she upstaged former world champion, Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei, to enter the semifinals on Friday.

Tokyo Games: Pugilist Satish Kumar sails into quarterfinals

29 Jul 2021

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Tokyo Games: Pugilist Satish Kumar sails into quarterfinals

Indian boxer Satish Kumar (+91kg) eased into the quarterfinals of his debut Olympic Games, defeating Jamaica's Ricardo Brown in his opening bout in Tokyo on Thursday.

Tokyo Olympics: Debutante boxer Pooja Rani enters quarterfinals

28 Jul 2021

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Tokyo Olympics: Debutante boxer Pooja Rani enters quarterfinals

Indian boxer Pooja Rani (75kg) out-punched Algeria's Ichrak Chaib in her opening bout to enter the quarterfinals of her maiden Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Debutant boxer Lovlina Borgohain makes Olympics quarterfinals

27 Jul 2021

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Debutant boxer Lovlina Borgohain makes Olympics quarterfinals

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) advanced to the quarterfinals in her debut Olympic appearance, defeating German veteran Nadine Apetz in a closely fought last 16 stage bout in Tokyo on Tuesday.

Boxing: Olympic debutant Ashish Chaudhary ousted after opening loss

26 Jul 2021

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Boxing: Olympic debutant Ashish Chaudhary ousted after opening loss

Indian boxer Ashish Chaudhary (75kg) paid for an underwhelming start as his maiden Olympic appearance ended with an opening-round loss to China's Erbieke Touheta in Tokyo on Monday.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Key details of India's boxing contingent

17 Jul 2021

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Key details of India's boxing contingent

Nine Indian boxers will be taking part in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

AIBA adds three weight categories for men, two for women

03 Jul 2021

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AIBA adds three weight categories for men, two for women

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has decided to add three weight categories for men and two for women in its competitions from August this year, saying that it will allow a greater pool of boxers to fight.

Asian Games gold-medalist boxer Dingko Singh passes away

10 Jun 2021

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Asian Games gold-medalist boxer Dingko Singh passes away

Asian Games gold medal-winning former boxer Dingko Singh died on Thursday after a long battle with liver cancer. He was 42 and had been fighting the disease since 2017.

Vinod Tanwar tests positive for COVID-19, withdrawn from Asian Championships

22 May 2021

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Vinod Tanwar tests positive for COVID-19, withdrawn from Asian Championships

South Asian Games gold medalist Indian boxer Vinod Tanwar (49kg) has been withdrawn from the Indian men's boxing team for the Asian Championships in Dubai after he tested positive for COVID-19.

Indian men's squad for Asian Boxing Championship announced

19 May 2021

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Indian men's squad for Asian Boxing Championship announced

Most of India's Olympic-bound male boxers, including world silver medalist and defending champion Amit Panghal (52kg), made the cut for the Asian Championships in Dubai.

AIBA announces $400,000 prize fund for Asian Boxing Championships

19 May 2021

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AIBA announces $400,000 prize fund for Asian Boxing Championships

In an unprecedented move, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Tuesday announced a prize fund of $400,000 for the upcoming Asian Championships in Dubai, which will also feature India's top pugilists.

Three women boxers to train for Olympics at ASI Pune

05 May 2021

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Three women boxers to train for Olympics at ASI Pune

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom, along with two other Olympic-bound boxers, will train at the Army Sports Institute in Pune leading up to the Tokyo Games after the national camp for women in Delhi had to be disbanded owing to COVID-19 cases among pugilists and support staff.

Four Indian women boxers win gold at Youth World Championships

23 Apr 2021

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Four Indian women boxers win gold at Youth World Championships

It was a gold rush for India at boxing's Youth World Championships in Kielce, Poland on Thursday with four women pugilists notching up top finishes after stunningly dominant summit performances.

Eight Indian boxers enter finals of Youth World Championships

21 Apr 2021

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Eight Indian boxers enter finals of Youth World Championships

Eight Indian boxers, including seven women, stormed into the finals of the Youth World Championships in Kielce, Poland, an unprecedented achievement for the country in the marquee age group event.

Vijender Singh's 12-match winning streak in professional boxing ends

20 Mar 2021

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Vijender Singh's 12-match winning streak in professional boxing ends

The 12-match unbeaten winning streak of India's Vijender Singh in professional boxing ended on Friday when his Russian opponent Artysh Lopsan defeated him.

54-year-old Mike Tyson to make boxing comeback in September

24 Jul 2020

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54-year-old Mike Tyson to make boxing comeback in September

Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson is set to make a much anticipated return to the ring when he faces four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition bout on September 12.

SAI forms inquiry committee to investigate boxers' alleged quarantine violation

11 Jul 2020

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SAI forms inquiry committee to investigate boxers' alleged quarantine violation

The Sports Authority of India (SAI), on Saturday, formed an inquiry committee after three boxers allegedly violated the COVID-19 quarantine norms at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala.

Troy Deeney claims each football team has one gay player

15 Jun 2020

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Troy Deeney claims each football team has one gay player

Watford captain Troy Deeney believes there is probably one gay or bisexual player in every football team.

India's Olympic-bound boxers will need to wait before resuming training

07 Jun 2020

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India's Olympic-bound boxers will need to wait before resuming training

Top Indian boxers will have to wait for some more time before resuming training.

India to host Asian Boxing Championships in 2020

13 Apr 2020

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India to host Asian Boxing Championships in 2020

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI), on Monday, confirmed that India will host the upcoming 2020 Asian Boxing Championships.

Mary Kom broke quarantine protocol to attend President's meeting

21 Mar 2020

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Mary Kom broke quarantine protocol to attend President's meeting

Indian women's ace boxer and Rajya Sabha member MC Mary Kom broke the mandatory 14-day quarantine protocol.

Peter Siddle retires from international cricket: List of his achievements

29 Dec 2019

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Peter Siddle retires from international cricket: List of his achievements

Australian pacer Peter Siddle has announced his retirement from international cricket after being released by Australia for the third Test against New Zealand.

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