India Far Superior At South Asian Games

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

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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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AIBA World Boxing Championship: Shiva Thapa Loses Box-Off

In a last hope for India at the Olympic Qualifications, Shiva Thapa lost the box-off to Belarusian Dzmitry Asanau. The loss adds further woes to the Indian after his loss in the semi-finals to Uzbekistan’s Akhmadaliev. Shiva Thapa lost 3-0 “The first two rounds were very close. Shiva had the edge and dominated but the

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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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AIBA World Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa Assures Medal

Shiva Thapa’s win in the quarter-finals makes him the third Indian to win a medal at the World Boxing Championships. Thapa’s win over Hakan Erseker of Qatar puts him just one win away from a confirmed berth in India’s Olympic contingent next year. Shiva Thapa to fight a lone battle Shiva’s compatriots Vikas Krishan and

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AIBA World Boxing Championships: Vikas, Shiva Through

The AIBA World Boxing Championships 2015 opened with promising performances from the Indian pugilists. Vikas Krishan and Shiva Thapa sailed through to the pre-quarters, while Manoj Kumar is going home after getting eliminated from the 64 Kg category. Shiva Thapa and Vikas Krishan outwit their opponents Shiva Thapa faced Algeria’s Khalil Litim in the opening

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Asian Boxing Championship Recap: India Win Four Medals

The 2015 edition of Asian Boxing Championship proved fruitful for India as the nation came out with a silver and three bronze medals. At the start of the tournament, six Indian boxers got a bye in the first round. Olympic berths were up for grabs and the boxers had their eyes set on them. Shiva

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Asian Boxing: Vikas Krishan Gunning For Gold

Satish Kumar, L Devendro Singh and Shiva Thapa lost their semi final bouts against their respective opponents to settle for the bronze and a place at the Doha World Championships. However, Vikas Krishan is the man for India, with the scope of winning the highest honours at the ongoing Asian Championships. Vikas won his semi-final

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Asian Boxing Championships: Satish Kumar In Last Four

Indian boxer Satish Kumar added his name to the list of Indian players to book their spot for the Doha World Boxing Championship. The Indian won the spot at the cost of Tajikistan’s Siyovush Zukhurov. Satish Kumar goes through Satish Kumar completely dominated the game against the youth Olympian from the very first round. The

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Asian Boxing Championships: 3 Indians Make It To Semis

There is great news for Indian boxing fans from the Asian Boxing Championships today. Three of India’s pugilists have booked their semi-final berths and thereby assured themselves of three medals at the Championships. But the best news is that they have received berths for the World Championships at Doha! That also means that these Indian

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