October 12, 2019 8:51 pm
Manju Rani has qualified for the World Championship final in her maiden appearance at the event. Mary Kom, Lovlina Borgohain and Jamuna Boro all lost their semifinal bouts on Saturday and will return with bronze medals.
October 10, 2019 6:52 pm
Indian women are ensured four medals this year, with the four women having progressed to the semifinals. Indian women had won four medals at the World Championship last year as well.
October 06, 2019 6:03 pm
Sarita Devi, the fourth-seeded Indian, who got a first-round bye, frittered away a strong start to bow out with a 0-5 loss. Sarita, a gold-medallist in the 2006 New Delhi edition of the showpiece, was chasing her maiden world medal in over a decade.
October 02, 2019 4:02 pm
Mary Kom's seemingly endless reservoir of experience makes her a strong medal contender yet again but the spotlight will also be on some youngsters when India takes guard at the World Women's Boxing Championship.
September 21, 2019 9:12 pm
"I used to leave the camp on weekends (off days), I just didn't have the patience. The coaches used to be furious at me but then that was me at that time...My attitude to training has changed quite a lot but even now I am harassing coaches," said Amit Panghal.
September 22, 2019 4:55 am
Amit Panghal has won a silver worth its weight in gold even after losing the World Boxing Championship final to Uzbekistan’s Shakhobidin Zoirov, the reigning Olympic champion.
September 21, 2019 12:27 am
Amit Panghal has already scripted history by becoming the first Indian male boxer to make the World Championship summit clash. His final is on Saturday.
September 20, 2019 7:01 pm
Manish Kaushik's initiation to boxing coincided with the sport's phenomenal rise in India after Vijender Singh, one of the icons from his state, became the country's first Olympic medallist in the sport in 2008.
August 08, 2019 7:53 pm
A day after there was a controversy over Mary Kom's selection in the World Championships team without her having to prove herself in a trial, the final 10-woman squad was decided after trials on Thursday.
August 07, 2019 8:13 pm
Mary Kom has been selected in the 51kg category and Lovlina Borgohain has been selected in the 69kg category. However, Nikhat Zareen, who was hoping to challenge Mary Kom in the 51kg trials, is not happy.