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Stripped of Olympic status, AIBA calls new elections

The IOC has cut AIBA out of any share of Tokyo Olympic revenues and devalued the 2019 world championships in Russia by removing their status as Olympic qualifiers.

Vijender Singh set for US debut on July 13 against Mike Snider

Undefeated in his 10-bout pro career so far, the 33-year-old Indian was originally scheduled to have his first fight on US soil in April in Los Angeles but an injury sustained during a sparring session delayed it.


Neeraj Goyat ruled out mega-fight with Amir Khan after accident

Neeraj Goyat has been ruled of next month’s WBC Pearl World Championship clash against British star Amir Khan after being hospitalised due to the “severe injuries” following a car accident.

International Olympics Committee approves exclusion of boxing body from Tokyo 2020 Games

The IOC voted unanimously to implement a recommendation of its executive board to oust troubled AIBA from the Tokyo 2020 Games over issues surrounding its finances and governance and suspend the body until the issues are resolved.

Tyson Fury stays unbeaten, stops Tom Schwarz late second round

Tyson Fury topped Tom Schwarz with 6 seconds left in the second round Saturday night, packing plenty of entertainment into his brief Las Vegas debut.

Sin City suits him: Tyson Fury makes Vegas debut vs Tom Schwarz

Heavyweight star Tyson Fury is a natural for the Las Vegas spotlight.


Anthony Joshua suffers stunning defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr

Andy Ruiz Jr. dethroned British title-holder Anthony Joshua with a stunning seventh-round stoppage at New York's Madison Square Garden on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American world heavyweight champion.

India ready to host Olympic qualifiers: BFI chief

If AIBA is indeed stripped of its right to organise boxing at Tokyo 2020, the upcoming World Championships in September-October in Russia may not serve as the Olympic qualification event.

Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Amit Phangal, Shiva Thapa lead hosts' gold rush on final day of India Open boxing

India swept the medals in four men's categories (52kg, 81kg, 91kg and +91kg) and three in women's (51kg, 57kg and 75kg) to conclude their campaign with 12 of the 18 gold medals up for grabs.

Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal lead home domination at India Open Boxing

In the 52kg category, Indians ruled the roost with Panghal, national champion PL Prasad, former world youth champion Sachin Siwach and reigning Commonwealth Games champion Gaurav Solanki making it an all-Indian lineup.

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Like a boss: This is how MP Mary Kom spends quality time with children

Comparisons of her dual role with a certain Manny Pacquiao only evoke laughter from MC Mary Kom but the five-time world champion says being an active boxer and a parliamentarian at the same time is no laughing matter.

Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest', dies at the age of 74

Muhammad Ali's quiet later life was in contrast to the roar of a career that had breathtaking highs as well as terrible lows


Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Paris Hilton, Drew Barrymore, Justin Bieber in attendance

Stars were in plenty as Mayweather beat Pacquiao in the richest bout ever. Have a look!

Mary Kom rules the ring, Tintu Luka races to silver, Annu Rani lands bronze, Sarita Devi refuses medal

India won another gold via Mary Kom as the track and field athletes contributed to a silver and a bronze.

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Philippine boxing great Pacquiao on political crusade

Manny Pacquiao still trains with the joy that has been a trademark of his spectacular boxing career, but outside of the ring he speaks in ominous, Biblical tones about his political crusade against wickedness.