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
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
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
It has been two years since the last boxing camp was held at the junior and sub junior levels. A camp has been set for young boxers selected via trials held by the Sports Authority of India at five venues across the country. 49 shortlisted for the junior boxing camp The camp is being held
The Asian Women Boxing Championships reached the business end of the competition. At the beginning of the semi-final bouts six Indians were hopeful of top honours, but only one could survive to keep hopes alive. India’s Saweety Boora (81 Kg) won her semi-final bout by defeating the Uzbek national champion Dilnovaz Narkhodjayeva. The other five
Mary Kom’s absence at the Asian Boxing Championship will be a big blow for the Indian Women’s boxing team. While she will be missed, the news comes as a blessing in disguise as her absence will pave the way for other younger Indian boxers to make their mark. Indian Boxers at Asian Boxing Championship Mary
Olympic bronze medalist Vijender Singh has ended his amateur career and turned professional. In turn, he will be ruled out of the Rio Olympics. Huge decision by Vijender Singh Vijender Singh was one of India’s biggest hopes for the upcoming Rio Olympics. However, he is no longer eligible for competing after the decision. “I’m excited
The storm brewing within the Indian boxing contingent blew out into the open on 3rd May, Sunday. A Special General Meeting (SGM) convened by Boxing India (BI) resulted in President Sandeep Jajodia and General Secretary Jay Kowli getting ousted from their current posts. Drama Surrounding The BI: Leading To The SGM In the drama leading
Even without Vijender Singh not in contention, Haryana bagged the Champions Trophy. Haryana boxers clinched four golds to finish on top of the table with 40 points.
Sarjubala: My aim now is to get gold in the next Championship. I have to become the world champion in 48 kg weight category. It is my biggest dream to qualify for the coming Olympics.