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Livid AIBA hits out at BFI, accuses it of not paying past host fee as well

April 30, 2020 4:48 pm

The BFI did not offer any immediate response to the latest salvo fired by AIBA and top officials declined to comment on the matter.

AIBA acted in haste, says BFI after India loses 2021 men's World C'ship hosting rights

April 29, 2020 12:41 pm

In a statement on Monday night, AIBA handed over the championship, originally allotted to India in 2017, to Serbian capital Belgrade. The BFI acknowledged the delay in payment but blamed it on "procedural complications" arising out of the AIBA's failure to resolve "issues" with regards to the account in which the money was to be transferred.

Nikhat Zareen to face Mary Kom in Olympics selection trial in December

November 09, 2019 2:07 pm

The decision to have a selection trial in the 51 kg category ahead of Wuhan qualifiers was taken after a meeting attended by BFI officebearers, SAI officials and the two foreign coaches.

Government can't dictate terms to federations on selection: Kiren Rijiju on Nikhat-Mary controversy

October 20, 2019 9:45 am

Former junior world champion, Nikhat Zareen had written a letter to Kiren Rijiju, demanding that she be given a trial bout against Mary Kom before the Indian squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers is decided.

'Who is she, I don't know her': MC Mary Kom on Nikhat Zareen

October 21, 2019 1:22 pm

Two days after Nikhat Zareen wrote to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju demanding a trial bout against MC Mary Kom before India's squad for Tokyo Olympic qualifiers is decided, the Olympic medalist has said, "Who is Nikhat Zareen, I don't know her."