AIBA World Boxing Championships: Vikas, Shiva Through

The AIBA World Boxing Championships 2015 opened with promising performances from the Indian pugilists. Vikas Krishan and Shiva Thapa sailed through to the pre-quarters, while Manoj Kumar is going home after getting eliminated from the 64 Kg category. Shiva Thapa and Vikas Krishan outwit their opponents Shiva Thapa faced Algeria’s Khalil Litim in the opening

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2016 Rio Olympics Qualifiers: Schedule For Indian Boxing

The new rules for qualification that were introduced earlier this year have already made Indian Boxing team’s job difficult in their road to Rio.   The first Olympic qualification tournament, AIBA World Boxing Championships 2015 is set to begin next week in Qatar. The Indian Boxing team would be hopeful of putting up a good

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Combat Sportsperson Of The Week: Laishram Sarita Devi

Asian Championships, World Championships, Asian games medal and the Arjuna award sums up L Sarita Devi’s legacy. However, on the dark side, she refused to accept the bronze medal at the 2014 Incheon Games and was suspended for a year. A suspension, that ends on the 1st of October 2015. L Sarita Devi almost certainly

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Vijender Singh Wants Pro-Boxing In India

Vijender Singh has settled into life in London and is raring to go for his pro-boxing debut on the 10th of October this year. However, the Olympic and World Championship medallist is not finding it easy at coping with the demands of his new career. “Nothing comes easy in life. It is not easy to

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Mayweather – Berto: Dwindling Interest Among The Fans

Last weekend saw one of the greatest icons of this generation step inside the boxing ring for the very last time. The former welterweight champion, and arguably one of the greatest boxers of his time, Floyd “Money” Mayweather fought and won his last fight in Las Vegas. With the amount of buzz and interest generated

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Combat Sportsperson Of The Week: Vijender Singh

Indian Boxing Champion Vijender Singh decided to turn Pro earlier this year. The move from the Olympic bronze medallist did not go well with the Indian fans and the Sports Ministry at the time. However, the air has now cleared and Vijender Singh is set to make his Pro debut later in October this year.

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World Junior Boxing: Sachin Wins Bronze

India’s Sachin won bronze medal in the 50kg men’s category at the World Junior Boxing Championship and gave the Indian fans some reason to cheer. Sachin faced off against America’s Rey Diaz in the Semi-finals and lost 0-3. Sachin’s loss also marked an end to India’s campaign at the World Junior Boxing Championships. Sachin’s medal

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Floyd Mayweather Retires With A Perfect 49-0 Record

Floyd Mayweather retired from professional boxing with a perfect record of 49-0 after defeating  Andre Berto in his last match. Mayweather got the upper hand in the initial rounds with his great reflexes and jabs. He then toyed with Berto in the next few rounds before Berto finally found an opening in the fifth Berto

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Asian Boxing Championship Recap: India Win Four Medals

The 2015 edition of Asian Boxing Championship proved fruitful for India as the nation came out with a silver and three bronze medals. At the start of the tournament, six Indian boxers got a bye in the first round. Olympic berths were up for grabs and the boxers had their eyes set on them. Shiva

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Asian Boxing Championships: Vikas Krishan Falls Short

Indian boxer Vikas Krishan brought his A – game against the reigning youth Olympic champion from Uzbekistan. However, lady luck was not on Krishan’s side, as he lost his bout 0-2 in the finals against Bektemir Melikuziev. The Indian contingent at the Asian Boxing Championships added a silver medal to their tally along with three bronze, taking the

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