Asian Boxing Championships: News

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


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.

01 Jun 2021

Amit Panghal

Asian Championships: Gold for Sanjeet; Panghal, Thapa endure close defeats

Sanjeet (91kg) fetched the lone gold among Indian men boxers with a stunning triumph over Kazakhstan's Olympic-medalist Vassiliy Levit even as defending champion Amit Panghal (52kg) and Shiva Thapa (64kg) settled for silver medals in the Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai on Monday.

31 May 2021

Mary Kom

Asian Boxing Championships: Pooja strikes gold; silver for Mary Kom

Defending champion Pooja Rani (75kg) was the lone Indian woman boxer to strike gold at the Asian Championships while three others, including six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg), signed off with silver medals in Dubai on Sunday.

29 May 2021

Amit Panghal

Three Indian men storm into Asian Boxing Championships final

Defending champion Amit Panghal (52kg) and Shiva Thapa (64kg), along with Sanjeet (91 kg), stormed into the Asian Boxing Championships finals after clinching resounding victories even as an injured Vikas Krishan (69kg) signed off with a bronze medal in Dubai on Friday.

28 May 2021

Mary Kom

Mary Kom, four others enter Asian Boxing Championships finals

The Olympic-bound MC Mary Kom (51kg) and two-time youth world champion Sakshi (54kg) were among four Indian women boxers who stormed into the Asian Boxing Championships finals after notching up exciting victories while Pooja Rani (75kg) got a walkover in Dubai on Thursday.

27 May 2021

Amit Panghal

India assured of 15 medals at Asian Boxing Championships

Defending champion Amit Panghal (52kg) and the redoubtable Vikas Krishan (69kg) were among three Indian boxers who advanced to the semifinals on Wednesday as the country assured itself of an unparalleled medal haul of 15 in the Asian Boxing Championships.

26 May 2021

Mary Kom

India assured of four more medals at Asian Boxing Championships

Four Indian boxers, including three women, advanced to the semifinals with impressive victories as India's assured medal tally swelled to 12 in the Asian Championships in Dubai.

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.

India assured of seven medals at Asian Boxing Championships

A crucial test of preparations for Olympic-bound boxers, the Asian Championships get underway in Dubai on Monday with India already assured of podium finishes after seven women boxers entered the semi-finals due to the small size of their respective draws.

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.

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.

31 Dec 2017


#ThatWas2017: Top sporting achievements by India in 2017

India did fairly well in sports in the year gone by, with major victories ranging from PV Sindhu's World Championships silver medal to Indian blind cricket team winning the T20 World Cup.

08 Nov 2017

North Korea

Mary Kom adds 5th Asian Championship gold to her records

Indian star boxer MC Mary Kom clinched her fifth gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships defeating North Korea's Kim Hyang-mi with a 5-0 verdict in the final at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

02 Nov 2017


Mary Kom enters the quarterfinals of Asian Boxing Championships

India's MC Mary Kom advanced into the quarterfinals of Asian Boxing Championships beating local favorite Diem Thi Trinh Kieu, in her opening round bout in Vietnam.