Boxing: News

09 May 2024


Sydney Sweeney to portray boxing legend Christy Martin

Hollywood's most sought-after actor at the moment, Sydney Sweeney, has set her eyes on her next project.

25 Jan 2024

Mary Kom

'I have been misquoted' - Mary Kom refutes retirement reports

Six-time World champion M. C. Mary Kom has denied the reports regarding her retirement from boxing.

25 Jan 2024

Mary Kom

Decoding Mary Kom's achievements as she refutes retirement reports

Six-time World Champion Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom has refuted the reports of her retirement

04 Oct 2023

Lovlina Borgohain

Asian Games: Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain clinches historic silver medal 

India's Lovlina Borgohain clinched the silver medal in the 2023 Asian Games women's 75kg boxing event in Hangzhou, China, on October 4.

03 Oct 2023

Lovlina Borgohain

Asian Games, boxing: Preeti wins bronze; Lovlina confirms Olympic berth

Indian star pugilist Lovlina Borgohain has progressed to the final of the women's 75kg at the 2023 Asian Games on Tuesday.

01 Oct 2023

Asian Games

Nikhat Zareen bags bronze at Asian Games: Decoding her profile

Indian star pugilist Nikhat Zareen went down fighting in the semi-finals of the 2023 Asian Games to settle for the bronze medal.

30 Sep 2023

Lovlina Borgohain

Asian Games, boxing: Preeti secures Olympic berth, Lovlina assures medal

Indian female boxers continued their sensational run at the 2023 Asian Games as Preeti Pawar won her quarter-final bout against Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova 4-1 to progress to the last four in the 54kg category.

29 Sep 2023

Asian Games

Asian Games: Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen secures medal, Olympics berth

India boxer Nikhat Zareen assured herself of a medal after beating her opponent Hanan Nassar in the women's 45-50kg quarterfinal at the 2023 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.

18 Sep 2023

Asian Games

Asian Games 2023: Decoding India's 13-member boxing contingent

Boxing has been one of the most successful sports for India in the Asian Games over the years.

26 Mar 2023

Lovlina Borgohain

Women's World Boxing Championships 2023: Lovlina Borgohain wins gold 

Indian pugilist Lovlina Borgohain overcame Australia's Caitlin Parker in the 75kg category final at the Women's World Boxing Championships 2023.

Women's World Boxing Championships 2023: Nikhat Zareen scripts history

Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen has won the gold medal in the 50kg category at the Women's World Boxing Championships.

26 Mar 2023

Lovlina Borgohain

Women's World Boxing Championships: India's Saweety, Ghanghas clinch gold medals

Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) and Saweety Boora (81kg) etched their names in Indian boxing history as they won gold medals after notching contrasting wins at the Women's World Boxing Championships in New Delhi.

Women's Boxing World Championships: Nikhat Zareen eyes this record

Four of India's pugilists will take the ring on March 25 and 26 in the finals of the Women's Boxing World Championships at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

17 Aug 2022

Mental Health

5 holistic ways to manage anger

Anger is a common emotion that can sometimes take a toll on both your mental health and relationships if not tamed.

13 Aug 2022


Happy birthday, Halle Berry! Here's all of 'Catwoman's fitness secrets

One of the fittest celebrities in Hollywood, Halle Berry looks more stunning than ever, even at the age of 54, with her ripped abs and glowing skin.

Commonwealth Games: Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen bags gold medal

Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen has won the gold medal in women's 50kg light flyweight event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

2022 CWG, boxing: Amit Panghal bags maiden gold medal

India's Amit Panghal trumped England's Kiaran MacDonald in the final of the men's boxing flyweight category (51kg) in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Indian puglist Nitu Ghangas wins gold medal

Nitu Ghangas has given India a gold medal in boxing at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

Commonwealth Games: Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen reaches final

Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen has reached the final of the women's 50kg event at the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

2022 CWG, boxing: India's Amit Panghal storms into the final

Indian boxer Amit Panghal beat Zambia's Patrick Chinyemba in the men's flyweight semi-finals of the 2022 Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

CWG: Boxers Amit, Jaismine enter semi-finals, assure India of medals

Indian boxers Amit Panghal and Jaismine Lamboria assured India of medals after reaching the semi-finals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG).

29 Jul 2022

India vs Pakistan

Commonwealth Games: Indian boxer Shiva Thapa beats Pakistan's Suleman Baloch

Indian boxer Shiva Thapa defeated Pakistan's Suleman Baloch in his opening bout (men's 63.5kg category) at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) at the National Exhibition Center in Solihull.

26 Jul 2022


'Mentally harassed,' says boxer Lovlina Borgohain; her coach receives accreditation

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain, on Monday, stated that she faced "mental harassment" over the removal of her coaches from the Commonwealth Games (CWG) contingent.

04 Jul 2022


5 martial art forms to lose weight

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19 May 2022

Mary Kom

Women's World Championships: Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen scripts history

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

29 Sep 2021


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

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.

31 Aug 2021


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.

30 Aug 2021


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.

28 Aug 2021


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.

27 Aug 2021


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.

26 Aug 2021


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.

26 Aug 2021


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.

25 Aug 2021


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.

24 Aug 2021


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.

23 Aug 2021


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.

20 Aug 2021


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.

12 Aug 2021


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.

12 Aug 2021


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).

04 Aug 2021


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.

03 Aug 2021


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.

31 Jul 2021

Amit Panghal

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.

30 Jul 2021

Lovlina Borgohain

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.

29 Jul 2021


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.

28 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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.

27 Jul 2021


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.

26 Jul 2021


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.

17 Jul 2021

Mary Kom

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

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

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

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.

19 May 2021

Asian Championships

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

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.

05 May 2021

Mary Kom

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.

23 Apr 2021


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.

21 Apr 2021


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.

20 Mar 2021


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.

25 Feb 2021

Health & Wellness

JTV: The Unicorn of boxing platforms

Celebrities like Gigi Hadid, Shay Mitchell, Chris Hemsworth, Justin Bieber, and many more are choosing to hit the ring and show off their moves. This is because boxing not only increases muscular stature and physical strength, it can also help balance the mind.

24 Jul 2020


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

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.

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.

13 Apr 2020

Ashish Kumar

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.