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Boxing World Championships


What is the secret sauce of world champ Zareen's success: Clean punches, measured footwork, a ticking brain

May 20, 2022 7:59 am

Experts who have trained and managed newly-crowned world champion Nikhat Zareen list out what makes her special and areas for improvement.

How an underweight Rohtak girl Parveen got a World Boxing bronze

May 19, 2022 6:15 pm

On Wednesday, 21-year-old Parveen lost by a 1:4 split decision against Amy Broadhurst of Ireland in the 63kg semi-final of the IBA World Women’s Boxing Championship in Turkey, not before ensuring a medal at the world stage.

Nikhat's Istanbul run: Enters maiden Boxing World Championship final

May 19, 2022 6:14 pm

Beats Brazil's Caroline Almeida by unanimous decision in the semifinals; will take on Thailand's Jitpong Jutamas in the flyweight final on Thursday.

Tough times and passion to learn take Manisha to Boxing Worlds podium

May 17, 2022 7:13 am

24-year-old Manisha secured her maiden world championship medal with a 4:1 split decision win over Mongolia’s Namuun Mankhor in the 57 Kg category at the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in Istanbul, Turkey.

Boxing World C'ships: Nikhat Zareen secures India's first medal in Istanbul

May 16, 2022 6:06 pm

The 25-year-old Telangana boxer was all pumped up in her highly physical bout against Davison. Both boxers went attacking ferociously against each other in the first round.

Women's World C'ships: India boxers handed mixed draw; Lovlina to begin campaign on opening day

May 08, 2022 10:47 pm

Borgohain, who will be making her first competitive outing since her podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics, will head to the fixture with some confidence having defeated Chen in the Olympic quarterfinals last year.

Boxing: Lovlina, Nikhat, Pooja in team for World Championships

March 09, 2022 8:01 pm

Apart from the 12 world championship categories, selections were also confirmed for the Asian Games in three overlapping divisions -- 57kg, 60kg and 75kg.

Boxing World C'ships: Nishant enters second round; Govind in last-16

October 27, 2021 10:59 pm

Nishant Dev (71kg) became the seventh Indian boxer to enter the second round of the AIBA men's World Championships with a confident 5-0 triumph over Hungary's Laszlo Kozak on Wednesday.

National Boxing gold-winners to make team for World Championships; Head Guards brought back

September 07, 2021 12:10 pm

The Nationals, which could not be held last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be staged at the Inspire Institute of Sports in Bellary, Karnataka and the top two in each category will make automatic cut for the national camp.

Manju Rani marches on to Worlds final, Mary Kom left 'shocked' by officiating

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.