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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Khel Ratna And Arjuna Awards: 2015 Awardees

It’s that time of the year when you acknowledge the presence of our sporting heroes. The annual Arjuna awards were conferred last Saturday, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, and the awardees included greats from wrestling to gymnastics to kabaddi. After much hue and cry, tennis pro Sania Mirza was awarded a well-deserved Khel Ratna.   Sports Rediscovered

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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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Arjuna Award Nominations 2015

A public recognition of outstanding endeavours on the Indian sporting map – this is why the Arjuna Awards are so important. This year, 17 sportspersons from athletics to hockey to cricket have been nominated for the prestigious award. Sports Rediscovered takes a look at the recommendations, and why they make deserving candidates. 1. Sandeep Kumar (Archery)

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International Boxing Tournament in Doha: India Does Well

It is not often that the Indian boxing contingent displays its authority away from home, but the boxers have exceeded expectations in the ongoing Doha International Boxing Tournament, which started on the 19th of this month. Devendro Singh Shines Bright At the Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Multipurpose Sports Hall in Doha, India’s brightest hope

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