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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5 New Faces Of Indian Sports In 2014

2014 will always be remembered for the feats that Indian Sportsmen and women achieved. Mary Kom became the first Indian Woman boxer to win a gold at the Asian Games. Yogeshwar Dutt ended India’s 28-year wait for a wrestling gold at the Asian Games. Sushil Kumar was at his best at the Commonwealth Games and

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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 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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