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PM Modi to inaugurate Mary Kom's boxing-academy on 16 March

12 Mar 2018

PM Modi to inaugurate Mary Kom's boxing-academy on 16 March

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the "Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation" in Imphal on 16 March and present in the long-awaited event will be Olympic medallists: boxer Vijender Kumar and wrestler Sushil Kumar.

IOC threatens to oust boxing from 2020 games

05 Feb 2018

IOC threatens to oust boxing from 2020 games

The International Olympic Committee has threatened to axe boxing from the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Games.

AIBA names Mary Kom ambassador for Women's Youth World Championships

04 Nov 2017

AIBA names Mary Kom ambassador for Women's Youth World Championships

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has chosen five-time World Champion Mary Kom as the ambassador for its upcoming Women's Youth World Championships to be hosted by Guwahati from 19-26 November.

US teen wins right to wear Hijab and box

23 Apr 2017

US teen wins right to wear Hijab and box

A 16 year old US girl, Amaiya Zafar has won the right to wear her hijab while boxing inside the US.

AIBA recognizes Indian Boxing Federation after four years

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

02 Mar 2017

Indian Boxing League to come up soon

India will soon have its first ever boxing league.

Sarita Devi to make her professional debut on 29 January

13 Jan 2017

Sarita Devi to make her professional debut on 29 January

India's first professional female boxer Sarita Devi is all set to play her maiden pro bout on 29 January at her hometown, Imphal.

Boxer Sarita Devi turns professional

20 Dec 2016

Boxer Sarita Devi turns professional

Former world champion Sarita Devi has turned to professional boxing, a first for women's boxing in India.