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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.

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

21 Mar 2020

Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.

Indian boxers including Mary Kom to go into quarantine

13 Mar 2020

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

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.

2019 Forbes Celebrity 100: Virat Kohli beats them all

19 Dec 2019

2019 Forbes Celebrity 100: Virat Kohli beats them all

Leaving behind Bollywood biggies, Team India captain Virat Kohli occupied the top position on the 2019 Forbes Celebrity 100 list, that was released today.

Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

12 Oct 2019

Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal

India's ace women's boxer M C Mary Kom will take home the bronze medal at the Women's World Championships in Russia's Ulan-Ude.

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.

MS Dhoni ranks just next to Narendra Modi: Here's how

26 Sep 2019

MS Dhoni ranks just next to Narendra Modi: Here's how

While it still might be a debatable topic, but it seems like former Indian skipper MS Dhoni has gone past the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli as the most popular cricketer among the fans.

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.

Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

28 Jul 2019

Boxing: Mary Kom beats Australia's April Franks 5-0

Boxing legend Mary Kom sealed a gold medal in the 23rd President's Cup after beating Australia's April Franks 5-0 in a lopsided contest.

Priyanka Chopra feels her husband is a "keeper." Here's why

24 May 2019

Priyanka Chopra feels her husband is a "keeper." Here's why

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have always grabbed the attention of paparazzi with their chemistry.

Vivek asks if Salman believes in forgiveness; will he reply?

16 Apr 2019

Vivek asks if Salman believes in forgiveness; will he reply?

Back in 2003, Vivek Oberoi and Salman Khan "entertained" us with their high-voltage, off-screen fight.

Not 'Inshallah,' Priyanka to work with Bhansali in 'Gangubai'

21 Mar 2019

Not 'Inshallah,' Priyanka to work with Bhansali in 'Gangubai'

Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Priyanka Chopra first collaborated in 2015 for Bajirao Mastani, and despite the latter's supporting role, it created magic.

After MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik to have a biopic?

07 Mar 2019

After MS Dhoni, Dinesh Karthik to have a biopic?

Bollywood is seeing a surge in biopics lately, and special focus is being given to sports persons.

#TheSkyIsPink: Priyanka's comeback Bollywood film to release this October

21 Feb 2019

#TheSkyIsPink: Priyanka's comeback Bollywood film to release this October

The year 2019 started on a good note for Priyanka Chopra's fans as the diva is all set to make her much-awaited Bollywood comeback this year.

Priyanka confirms her next is on Osho-disciple Ma Anand Sheela

31 Jan 2019

Priyanka confirms her next is on Osho-disciple Ma Anand Sheela

Priyanka Chopra is on top of her game these days.

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.

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

14 Nov 2018

'Zila Ghaziabad' director announces biopic on Bhaichung Bhutia

Director Anand Kumar, best known for Sanjay Dutt-Vivek Oberoi starrer 'Zila Ghaziabad', is working on ex-football captain of India, Bhaichung Bhutia's biopic.

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.

Bhansali not working with Priyanka on gangster drama, says spokesperson

07 Aug 2018

Bhansali not working with Priyanka on gangster drama, says spokesperson

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's spokesperson today said the director was not in talks with Priyanka Chopra for any project.

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

04 Aug 2018

A biopic on Sania Mirza's life will soon hit screens

Sania Mirza is a familiar name across Indian households for her tennis performances, and now we're going to get a film on her life.

#HappyBirthdayPriyanka: Keep breaking the glass ceilings

18 Jul 2018

#HappyBirthdayPriyanka: Keep breaking the glass ceilings

Priyanka Chopra, a name that has been on India's lips for more than a decade, has now become a metaphor for excellence, worldwide.

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

26 Jun 2018

Can 'Sanju' beat these 5 Indian biopics?

Ranbir Kapoor's 'Sanju' is arguably the most eagerly-awaited biopic in recent times. The buzz for the Rajkumar Hirani directorial is unprecedented and a tsunami is expected at the box office on June 29.

Statistical analysis of India's performance at Commonwealth Games

17 Apr 2018

Statistical analysis of India's performance at Commonwealth Games

India's performance at the 21st Commonwealth Games goes down as the nation's third best ever in the event.

Mary Kom is and will always be 'champion': Priyanka Chopra

14 Apr 2018

Mary Kom is and will always be 'champion': Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra congratulated boxer MC Mary Kom for clinching the gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games, saying the legendary fighter is and will always be a "champion" for her.

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.

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.

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.

Women's Day: Sportswomen who took Indian sports to new heights

08 Mar 2018

Women's Day: Sportswomen who took Indian sports to new heights

Indian skipper Virat Kohli took to social media on International Women's Day to celebrate his wife Anushka Sharma's achievements.

#ThatWas2017: Top sporting achievements by India in 2017

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.

Biopic to be made on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand

16 Nov 2017

Biopic to be made on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand

Fox Star Studios, the makers of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's biopic, are all set to make another movie. This time, it would be on badminton coach, Pullela Gopichand's legendary life.

Mary Kom adds 5th Asian Championship gold to her records

08 Nov 2017

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.

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.

Mary Kom enters the quarterfinals of Asian Boxing Championships

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.

A movie based on Mithali Raj in the offing

26 Sep 2017

A movie based on Mithali Raj in the offing

Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced that a biopic based on the incredible journey of Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj will soon be made.

Why do we have a National Sports Day?

29 Aug 2017

Why do we have a National Sports Day?

National Sports Day is celebrated in honour of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birthday on 29th August every year.