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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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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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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AIBA World Boxing: Shiva Thapa Settles For Bronze

Shiva Thapa is now the third Indian pugilist to win a medal at the World Championships after Vijender Singh (Bronze, 2009) and Vikas Krishan Yadav (Bronze, 2011). Shiva Thapa in the hunt for Olympic berth Losing the semi-final to Uzbekistan’s Murodjan Akhmadaliev makes the Indian youngster’s Olympic journey a bit longer. Shiva will now fight

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Combat Sportsperson Of The Week: Pradeep Singh Sihag

In this week’s edition of Combat Sportsperson, let us talk about another Indian boxer who is a veteran in the professional ring at the age of 28. Pradeep Singh Sihag took to professional boxing at the age of 18 and has achieved enough for being regarded as successful in the arena. Representing India and the

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How Will You Remember Floyd Mayweather?

What is the first thing that pokes up into our mind when we hear the name ‘Floyd Mayweather’? Is it his arrogance? his decorated boxing career? Is it his perfect 49-0 career or his infamous fight with Manny Pacquiao? These are the typical scenarios that come running into our minds when we hear his name. Mayweather

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AIBA World Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa Wins By Knock-out

Both Indians in the AIBA World Boxing Championships played one of their finest games tonight. Very few would have expected the Indian duo of Shiva Thapa and Vikas Krishan Yadav to overcome their opponents in the pre-quarter-finals of the World Boxing Championships, but the two proved the pundits wrong, taking India one step close to

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Sports Stats Weekly: Indian Boxing Stars (Men)

Indian Boxing is traversing the path to stardom with acclamation and awards at the continental and the world level. Since Vijender Singh won India a bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, there has been a spur of athletes who have chosen the sport as a career and put India in a good position. India

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AIBA World Boxing Championship: Madan Lal Exits

Indian boxer Madan Lal became India’s third casualty at the ongoing AIBA World Boxing Championship. Lal faced Vincenzo Picardi of Italy and failed to make a mark for himself in the ring. The Indian did his level best in the opening round, targeting his opponent’s torso with his jabs and uppercuts. Picardi’s experience in the

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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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