Asian Boxing Championship: India Will Miss Mary Kom

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

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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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Jitu Rai Wins Indian Sports Person of the Year Award

Shooter Jitu Rai, who won seven international medals last year, was felicitated as the Indian Sports person of the Year at an awards ceremony this Thursday. Legendary sprinter, Milkha Singh, popularly known as the ‘Flying Sikh’ was honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. Unprecedented Success for Jitu Rai These awards for shooter Jitu Rai and

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Haryana Boxer Rishu Mittal Forced To Work As Maid

In another case of misery for athletes from the state of Haryana, state boxing champion Rishu Mittal has been forced to work as a domestic help in a bid to continue her studies. The 16-year-old who hails from Kaithal, had won the gold in a state-level boxing meet and also represented the state in the

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World Boxing Championships: Rooting For The Olympics

For decades, India has been a country dominated by one sport. Perhaps, the underlying reason behind the perennial dominance was the amount of success achieved by the cricketers, but the past decade has seen a paradigm shift in the sporting world in the country. What started as a remarkable resurgence of other sports at the

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Womens Day Special: Sports For Empowerment Of Women

“Sport has the power to change the world” – Nelson Mandela True to the legendary South African leader’s words, sport has the magical power of invoking inspiration, providing hope to the hopeless and even changing the social structure. And for women, sport is a panacea that has helped them to rise above the societal rules.

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Womens Day Special: Indian Sportswomen Of Today

“I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will”.- Charlotte Bronte A woman is a source of inspiration in many ways. Apart from being the reason for our existence, a woman symbolizes strength, courage and will-power. Women have surpassed men in many fields. Be it

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Mary Kom To Retire After Rio Olympics

2012 Olympic bronze medalist MC Mary Kom announced her decision to retire from the boxing arena after the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 32-year-old said her body would not be able to cope with the rigours of the game. Mary Kom dreams of winning gold at Rio Olympics The five-time world champion who recently bagged gold in the

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Top 6 Indian Sports Women Who Did the Nation Proud

The Indian sports scene has seen a plethora of Indian sports women who have managed to create a mark in the sporting history of the nation. Breaking out from the male dominated stereotypes and making it big in the sporting arena is not an easy task. Presenting a slideshow on some of those Indian sports

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