South Asian Games: India Undisputed Champions

India kept its regional supremacy intact and was crowned champions once again at the South Asian Games with a record 308 medals in front of the home crowd at Guwahati and Shillong. The hosts tally stood at 188 gold medals, 90 silver medals and 30 bronze medals. Sri Lanka finished second with 186 medals and

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India Far Superior At South Asian Games

With only the last day remaining at the South Asian Games, the Indian contingent has proven to be far more superior than any of its participating neighbours. The team has won a total of 276 medals that is 107 more than second placed Sri Lanka. India’s gold tally is at a whopping 160, while Sri

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Vijender Singh To Have A Professional Match In India Soon

Indian Boxer Vijender Singh is all set to have his first professional bout in Indian soil. Vijender’s promoter, Francis Warren said that the former Olympic Medallist will do the same in July this year. Apart from this, Warren also stated that Vijender will be having a huge match in either September or October.  “There are

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Vijender Singh Remains Unbeaten After Third Win

Vijender Singh improved his professional boxing record to 3-0 after a win against Samet Hyuseinov. Vijender, who had earlier defeated Sonny Whiting and Dean Gillen, only took two rounds to win the match against Hyuseinov. The Indian dominated throughout the first match and had a great game plan throughout. Just 35 seconds into the second

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Shiva Thapa And 3 Boxers Eligible For Olympic Scholarships

India’s chances of getting a Boxing medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics took an interesting turn as four Indian boxers became eligible for the Olympic Scholarships. Shiva Thapa, Mandeep Jangra, Sumit Sangwan and Gaurav Bidhuri will receive $800 per month until August 2016 if they manage to Qualify for the Olympics. The Olympic Committee selected

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Vijender Singh To Take On Samet Hyuseinov In Third Fight

Vijender Singh is all set to take on Bulgarian veteran Samet Hyuseinov in his third professional boxing fight. Vijender, who is currently 2-0 in his professional career, will be looking to continue his unbeaten run by getting the better of Samet. The fight will take place in the Manchester Arena on December 19 and it

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Combat Sportsperson Of The Week: Sumit Sangwan

A young 22 year old pugilist from India has already made waves for the country at the international level. Emerging as one of the candidates for the 2012 London Olympics, Sumit Sangwan is already an experienced Olympian. With the Rio Olympics in sight the youngster would hope to make it his second Olympics and improve

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Vijender Singh vs Dean Gillen Ends In a Knockout Win For the Indian

Vijender Singh took the shortest route to a victory in his second professional bout with an impressive first round knock out of Dean Gillen. Just as easy as 1-2-3, Vijender Singh had Dean Gillen on the mat and his first in the air to signify a win via TKO (Knock out). Here is our minute

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Exclusive – Vijender Singh Talks About His Upcoming Fight

Very few athletes have managed to captivate fans like the Indian pugilist from Haryana, Vijender Singh. Ever since his exploits at the 2008 Olympics, Vijender has been considered the torch bearer of alternate sports in India. Sports that have had to take a back seat due to the popularity of cricket in the country but

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Is India Ready To Embrace Combat Sports

“Blood sport”, “violent”, “graphic”… these are the terms often associated with combat sports. When you’re a global juggernaut trying to find your way into a new market, it often takes years to completely understand the mentality of the people and the likelihood of the business to thrive. Unfortunately, since a very young age, the children

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