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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Asian Boxing: Mandeep Jangra Advances To Pre Quarters

It took just over a minute for the Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Mandeep Jangra to push his rival out of the contest. Competing in the Welterweight 69 kg category, he won the bout 3-0 over Vietnam’s Vien Ngoc Huynh. Powerful right hook earns Mandeep Jangra the victory Mandeep Jangra dominated the fight from the word go, and

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Road To Rio Olympics – Indian Boxers Have A Hill To Climb

With the news of Vijender Singh going professional and forsaking the Olympic Games, Sports Rediscovered takes a look at the Olympic qualifying prospects of our other top Indian boxers. The first half of 2015 is over and many athletes have secured qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympics. In the second-half and early in 2016, Indian

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Boxing In India – The Super Star Sport

Boxing, as a sport in India, is at the peak of its popularity today. The fan base is growing manifold with each medal that the boxers are earning. And the Indian boxers are also able to make a living out of this “sweet science”. Big achievements and inspirational performances have earned pugilists unrivaled respect in

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Indian Boxing – Focus On Marykom, Sarjubala And Sarita

With the National Games all set to kick start from the 31st of January, Sports Rediscovered takes a look at 2014’s Top 5 Boxing Events. 2014 was an interesting and memorable year for Indian Boxing with several medals and some unprecedented events. From AIBA’s recognition of Boxing India to IOA’s refusal to recognize Boxing India,

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Young Guns Rule In Top 5 Indian Boxers Of 2014

It was a very interesting and eventful year for India in the boxing ring. New faces emerged and took center stage and some veterans continued to show their class. But there were five boxers that were better than everyone else in 2014. Three of them are not yet even 23 years of age! Here are

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Sarjubala, Sweety Win Silver At Women World Boxing Championship

It was a kind of satisfied smile that falls short of being completely happy on the faces of Sarjubala Devi (48kg) and Sweety Boora (81kg). The two young Indians fell short of a Gold and had to settle with Silver medals in their respective weight categories at the Finals of the 8th AIBA Women World

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Sarjubala, Sweety In World Boxing Championship Finals

Sarjubala Shamjetsabam Devi (45kg) and Sweety Boora (81kg) are just one step away from scripting history in the field of boxing for India. Adding another sweet chapter to what surely is a fairy tale in progression, both pugilists made it through to the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship Finals in Jeju. Remarkably it is the first

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Womens World Boxing Championship: Sarjubala and Sweety Assured of Medals

Sweety Boora (whose name has been listed as Saweety on AIBA’s official registration) has also impressed by overcoming strong resistance to reach the semi finals in the Light Heavyweight (81kg) category. In the final summary, while the confusion over the name of Sweety/Saweety has resolved itself, to paraphrase Shakespeare, a win at this level would be tasting as “sweet” and one looks forward to more success from our boxers over the weekend



Disappointment For India On Day 4 Of Women World Boxing Championship

Saweety was the lone bright spot for India as top Indian boxers were handed defeats on day 4 of Women World Boxing Championship. Pinki Rani and Monica Saun were both unable to match their performances of round one and lost in the 2nd round today. However, there was something to cheer about at the end

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