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Boxing India


Trials galore in boxing: BFI brings out selection policy for big-ticket events including CWG, Asiad

February 22, 2022 6:10 pm

The CWG is scheduled first on the competitive calendar, set to be held in Birmingham from July 28 to August 8, while the Asiad will be conducted from September 10 to 25 in Hangzhou, China.

BFI plans resumption of camp training from June 10 in Patiala

May 23, 2020 8:49 pm

All of the boxers have been training at their respective homes ever since the nationals camps came to a halt in mid-March owing to the coronavirus outbreak.

Shuttlers play the waiting game as boxers, shooters remain reluctant

May 23, 2020 1:23 pm

Sports authority’s Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) allows restricted training but athletes across sports are not ready to return just yet.

Injured Vikas Krishan forced out of Asian Qualifiers final, ends with silver

March 11, 2020 1:00 pm

Vikas Krishan, a world and Asian medallist, was to take on Jordan's Zeyad Eashash in the summit clash but an eye injury forced him to pull out of the final.

From Baro Mukhia to Tokyo, Lovlina Borgohain’s long journey

July 27, 2021 2:27 pm

From practicing muay thai in her village in Baro Mukhia in Assam to qualifying for Tokyo Olympics in the 69 kg category, Lovlina Borgohain has grown in leaps and bounds.

India equal London record as eight boxers qualify for Tokyo Olympics

March 11, 2020 12:57 pm

Even with the qualifications of Mary Kom, Simranjit Kaur, Amit Panghal, and five others, India still can take the number into double figures if Manish Kaushik and Sachin Kumar earn their spots.

Strandja bronze-medallist Neeraj suspended for failing dope test

December 02, 2019 8:16 pm

Neeraj won a bronze medal at the Strandja Memorial Tournament in Bulgaria and a gold at a tournament in Russia this year. She was also a gold-medallist at this year's India Open in Guwahati.

Kiren Rijiju felicitates boxers Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik with cash awards

September 23, 2019 9:46 pm

While Amit Panghal was handed a cash award of Rs 14 lakh for his silver medal-winning effort in 52kg category, Manish Kaushik received Rs 8 lakh for winning the bronze in the 63kg category.

Brijesh Yadav wins draining opener at World Boxing Championships

September 10, 2019 7:06 pm

Brijesh Yadav, a silver-medallist from the India Open and the Thailand Open earlier this year, defeated Poland's Maleusz Goinski in the opening round.

Deepak Singh, Nikhat Zareen win as 7 Indian boxers reach quarterfinals of Thailand Open

July 22, 2019 10:23 pm

Joining Deepak and Nikhat were former India Open gold-medallist Manisha Moun, Asian Championships silver medallist Ashish Kumar, Strandja Cup silver medallist Manju Rani and India Open silver medallist Brijesh Yadav.