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Boxing World Championships


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.

Lovlina Borgohain, Manju Rani, Jamuna Boro seal medals at Boxing Worlds

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.

Sarita Devi bows out of World Championships

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.

Women's World Championship: 'Magnificent Mary' and bunch of debutants shoulder medal hopes

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.

Phenomenal Panghal: From late-comer at training to world-beater

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.

Amit Panghal loses Worlds final, becomes first Indian male boxer to win silver

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.

History-maker Amit Panghal focuses on 'unfinished business' at Boxing Worlds

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.

Worlds medallist on debut, Manish Kaushik now looks to clinch Tokyo 2020 spot

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.

India squad for World Boxing Championships decided

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.

Mary Kom makes World Championships team, Nikhat Zareen cries foul

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.