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54-year-old Mike Tyson to make boxing comeback in September

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

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.

Troy Deeney claims each football team has one gay player

15 Jun 2020

Troy Deeney claims each football team has one gay player

Watford captain Troy Deeney believes there is probably one gay or bisexual player in every football team.

India's Olympic-bound boxers will need to wait before resuming training

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.

India to host Asian Boxing Championships in 2020

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.

Mary Kom broke quarantine protocol to attend President's meeting

21 Mar 2020

Mary Kom broke quarantine protocol to attend President's meeting

Indian women's ace boxer and Rajya Sabha member MC Mary Kom broke the mandatory 14-day quarantine protocol.

Peter Siddle retires from international cricket: List of his achievements

29 Dec 2019

Peter Siddle retires from international cricket: List of his achievements

Australian pacer Peter Siddle has announced his retirement from international cricket after being released by Australia for the third Test against New Zealand.

Premier League 2019-20: All the important stats from gameweek 20

29 Dec 2019

Premier League 2019-20: All the important stats from gameweek 20

After a frantic Boxing Day in the Premier League 2019-20 season, Saturday witnessed seven games played in gameweek 20.

Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands

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.

Two Indians fail dope tests ahead of Olympics: Details here

11 Dec 2019

Two Indians fail dope tests ahead of Olympics: Details here

The world is still in shock over the four-year ban of Russia by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) over multiple violations.

American boxer Patrick Day passes away aged 27: Details here

17 Oct 2019

American boxer Patrick Day passes away aged 27: Details here

American boxer Patrick Day, who was in the news of late after suffering serious brain injuries following his bout against fellow American Charles Conwell, has passed away at the slender age of 27.

Boxer Patrick Day fights for life after enduring lethal blow

14 Oct 2019

Boxer Patrick Day fights for life after enduring lethal blow

US boxer Patrick Day is in an extremely critical condition after suffering a brutal knockout punch from Charles Conwell in his super welterweight bout in Chicago on Saturday.

Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

10 Oct 2019

Records held by Mary Kom after securing eighth world medal

India's women's boxing ace Mary Kom secured her eighth World Boxing Championships medal after reaching the semi-final of the event being held in Russia.

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

12 Sep 2019

Boxer Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan: Details here

India's ace boxer MC Mary Kom became the first woman athlete to be recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.

Here's how much weed Mike Tyson smokes in a month

15 Aug 2019

Here's how much weed Mike Tyson smokes in a month

Retired boxing champion Mike Tyson has revealed that he smokes up to $40,000 (Rs. 28 lakh) worth of cannabis in a month.

Finland Boxing Tournament: Shiva Thapa sweeps aside Mikhail Varlamov

10 Mar 2019

Finland Boxing Tournament: Shiva Thapa sweeps aside Mikhail Varlamov

India's boxing sensation Shiva Thapa was on top gear after clinching a 5-0 win against Mikhail Varlamov.

Boxing: Mary Kom not done yet, hungry for more medals

01 Dec 2018

Boxing: Mary Kom not done yet, hungry for more medals

Legendary Indian women's boxer Mary Kom is not done yet. She is eying more medals.

Mary Kom wins sixth world boxing title; scripts history

24 Nov 2018

Mary Kom wins sixth world boxing title; scripts history

Legendary Indian boxer Mary Kom has carved out a place for herself in sporting history by becoming the first female boxer to win six world championships.

World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom enters 48 kg category final

22 Nov 2018

World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom enters 48 kg category final

India's veteran ace boxer Mary Kom entered the 48 kg light flyweight category final of the Women's World Boxing Championships.

Mary Kom, Rajyavardhan Rathore engage in a boxing bout

02 Nov 2018

Mary Kom, Rajyavardhan Rathore engage in a boxing bout

Boxing ace Mary Kom was challenged by Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to a bout and it was quite a thrilling affair.

Boxer Amit Panghal nominated for Arjuna award

11 Sep 2018

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

Boxer Amit Panghal might not get Arjuna award

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

#MeetTheMedalists: Who is India's star boxer Amit Panghal?

01 Sep 2018

#MeetTheMedalists: Who is India's star boxer Amit Panghal?

India finally clinched a medal in a boxing event at the Asian Games 2018, as Amit Panghal struck gold in men's 49 kg category.

#AsianGames2018: CWG-medallist Amit beats Olympic-champ Dusmatov to win boxing gold

01 Sep 2018

#AsianGames2018: CWG-medallist Amit beats Olympic-champ Dusmatov to win boxing gold

Amit Panghal (49kg) today became only the eighth Indian boxer ever to claim a gold medal at the Asian Games in Indonesia with a stunning tactical win over reigning Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan.

#AsianGames2018: Injured boxer Vikas can't fight semis, settles for bronze

31 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Injured boxer Vikas can't fight semis, settles for bronze

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) settled for a bronze medal in the Asian Games after he was declared medically unfit to fight his semifinal bout due to a cut on his left eyelid sustained earlier in the event.

#AsianGames2018: Boxer Amit Panghal enters semi-finals, assured of medal

29 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Boxer Amit Panghal enters semi-finals, assured of medal

Indian boxer Amit Panghal (49kg) advanced to the semi-finals to assure himself of a maiden medal at the Asian Games in Jakarta today.

AIBA Youth World Championships: Four Indian women boxers reach semi-finals

28 Aug 2018

AIBA Youth World Championships: Four Indian women boxers reach semi-finals

Indian women boxers continued their impressive run at AIBA Youth World Championships with four of them making the semi-finals to be assured of medals in Budapest.

#AsianGames2018: Boxer Vikas Krishan defeats Pakistan's Ahmed to reach quarter-finals

27 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Boxer Vikas Krishan defeats Pakistan's Ahmed to reach quarter-finals

Chasing a third successive Asian Games medal, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan (75kg) made a strong start, out-punching Pakistan's Tanveer Ahmed in his pre-quarterfinal bout in Jakarta today.

#AsianGames: Sarjubala advances to quarterfinals in boxing; Manoj, Shiva ousted

26 Aug 2018

#AsianGames: Sarjubala advances to quarterfinals in boxing; Manoj, Shiva ousted

Former world silver-medalist Sarjubala Devi advanced to the quarterfinals but Manoj Kumar and Shiva Thapa were ousted after pre-quarterfinal losses in the Asian Games boxing competition in Jakarta in Indonesia today.

Blood, guts, and tears: 5 greatest bouts in boxing history

05 Aug 2018

Blood, guts, and tears: 5 greatest bouts in boxing history

The ancient Greeks were the first to introduce boxing, and since then, it has seen a stunning growth in stature and significance.

Hooks and jabs: 5 greatest boxers in history

03 Aug 2018

Hooks and jabs: 5 greatest boxers in history

One of the most popular combat sports, boxing has a rich and varied history.

Mumbai cop turns messiah, helps girl become international chessboxing champ

02 Aug 2018

Mumbai cop turns messiah, helps girl become international chessboxing champ

This is the story of a fighter and her messiah.

India proud again; wins most gold-medals at Serbia youth boxing-tournament

16 Jul 2018

India proud again; wins most gold-medals at Serbia youth boxing-tournament

Indian boxers ruled the ring at the 36th Golden Glove of Vojvodina youth tournament, ending with a whopping seven gold medals to claim the overall top spot in the event in Subotica, Serbia.

Indian boxers on a roll at Serbian youth boxing tourney

14 Jul 2018

Indian boxers on a roll at Serbian youth boxing tourney

There was no stopping the Indian juggernaut at the Golden Glove of Vojvodina Youth Boxing Tournament as nine from the country advanced to the semifinals to be assured of medals on day 3 of the competition in Subotica, Serbia.

Gold for Mandeep, 4 others take silver at Mongolian boxing-tourney

24 Jun 2018

Gold for Mandeep, 4 others take silver at Mongolian boxing-tourney

Mandeep Jangra (69kg) was the lone Indian boxer to claim a gold medal among the five finalists but the country's contingent gave a fine account of itself in the summit clashes of the Ulaanbaatar Cup in Mongolia today.

Day 2 CWG: India bag wins in badminton, hockey, boxing

06 Apr 2018

Day 2 CWG: India bag wins in badminton, hockey, boxing

Day 2 of 21st Commonwealth Games had a mixed bag of results for the Indian contingent.

Even before CWG kicks-off, this boxer has won a medal

04 Apr 2018

Even before CWG kicks-off, this boxer has won a medal

Australia have already bagged their first medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games even before the games kick-off, with Aussie boxer Taylah Robertson, guaranteed to win a medal.

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony: PV Sindhu leads Indian contingent

04 Apr 2018

Commonwealth Games opening ceremony: PV Sindhu leads Indian contingent

The 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games kicked off earlier today with the opening ceremony being held at the Carrara Stadium in Australia's Gold Coast.

All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

03 Apr 2018

All you need to know about 2018 Commonwealth Games

The 2018 Commonwealth Games will kick off on April 4.

Meet Wanheng Menayothin, the new boxing sensation

27 Feb 2018

Meet Wanheng Menayothin, the new boxing sensation

Thailand's professional boxer, Wanheng Menayothin is on the brink of chasing down celebrated Floyd Mayweather's undefeated 50 career wins.