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
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
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
Indian boxer Vikas Krishan brought his A – game against the reigning youth Olympic champion from Uzbekistan. However, lady luck was not on Krishan’s side, as he lost his bout 0-2 in the finals against Bektemir Melikuziev. The Indian contingent at the Asian Boxing Championships added a silver medal to their tally along with three bronze, taking the
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
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
Former world champion Laishram Sarita Devi won a bronze but her campaign will be remembered for the biased judgment meted out against her and the uproar surrounding it.
On a day of shameful judgment in boxing, Vikas Gowda and men’s hockey brought India much-needed welcome news. Vikas Gowda clinched the silver medal in men’s discus throw while the men’s hockey team beat Korea to book their place in the final after 12 years. In the boxing arena, Mary Kom brought delight with her