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

26 Jul 2022

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'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.

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.

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.

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.

India off to a winning start at Asian Boxing Championships

25 May 2021

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India off to a winning start at Asian Boxing Championships

Shiva Thapa (64kg) and Mohammed Hussamuddin (56kg) gave India the perfect start at the Asian Boxing Championships, storming into the quarterfinals with impressive victories on Monday.

Indian boxers reach Dubai for Asian Championships after delayed landing

22 May 2021

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Indian boxers reach Dubai for Asian Championships after delayed landing

The Indian boxing team, featuring the likes of MC Mary Kom (51kg) and Amit Panghal (52kg), reached Dubai to compete in the Asian Boxing Championships aboard an "air-bubble flight," which had to stay mid-air longer than scheduled as administrative paperwork delayed its landing.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

13 Mar 2020

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Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

India's Mary Kom, who competed in the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers in Jordan, will be sent into self-isolation for at least 10 days, alongside thirteen other boxers.

Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands

28 Dec 2019

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Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands

Veteran women's boxer Mary Kom secured a berth in the Indian team for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 qualifiers.

Boxer Amit Panghal nominated for Arjuna award

11 Sep 2018

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Boxer Amit Panghal nominated for Arjuna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalist, Amit Panghal won hearts with a superb show in Indonesia.

Boxer Amit Panghal might not get Arjuna award

09 Sep 2018

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Boxer Amit Panghal might not get Arjuna award

Asian Games 2018 gold medalist, Amit Panghal won hearts with a superb show in Indonesia.

AIBA recognizes Indian Boxing Federation after four years

08 Apr 2017

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AIBA recognizes Indian Boxing Federation after four years

India returned to international boxing after its governing body Boxing Federation of India was unanimously granted full membership by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

Indian Boxing League to come up soon

02 Mar 2017

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Indian Boxing League to come up soon

India will soon have its first ever boxing league.