Boxing Federation of India: News

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.

26 Mar 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


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.

25 Mar 2023


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.

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.

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.

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.

10 Jun 2021


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.

25 May 2021

Shiva Thapa

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.

22 May 2021

Asian Championships

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.

22 May 2021


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


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.

05 May 2021


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.

11 Jul 2020


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.

07 Jun 2020


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


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.

13 Mar 2020

Vinesh Phogat

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.

28 Dec 2019


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.

11 Sep 2018

Amit Panghal

Boxer Amit Panghal nominated for Arjuna award

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

08 Apr 2017


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

India will soon have its first ever boxing league.